Jun 10, 2021 08:11 PM IST
The company’s move to start an audio feature comes at a time when the social audio apps are gaining popularity. For instance, India is the largest Android market for Clubhouse with over 10 lakh users in the start of June 2021.
- Jun 10, 2021 01:15 PM IST
The Nigerian government joined Indian-made Koo after the Jack Dorsey-led microblogging site was banned indefinitely in the African country.
- Jun 05, 2021 07:10 PM IST
The ban on Twitter in Nigeria was imposed after the microblogging site deleted an "abusive" tweet of the country's President, Muhammadu Buhari, and suspended his account for 12 hours.
- May 26, 2021 09:25 AM IST
Existing investors such as Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, Blume Ventures and Dream Incubator also participated in the round, while IIFL and Mirae Assets are the two new investors.
- May 25, 2021 03:38 PM IST
The new rules include creating systems to deal with user grievances and to monitor harmful content. None of the other major social media platforms (with over 50 lakh users) has complied with the new rules, say sources.
- May 04, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Additionally, the feature will be available in all languages supported by the app, including English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Marathi.
- Apr 01, 2021 10:03 PM IST
Koo co-founder and CEO Aprameya Radhakrishnan confirmed to Moneycontrol that Ravikant, who was an early investor in Twitter and Clubhouse, and Srinivasan, invested in the company last month.
- Mar 17, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Individuals who participated in the buy out include former Indian Cricketer Javagal Srinath, BookMyShow Founder Ashish Hemrajani, Udaan Co-Founder Sujeet Kumar, Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy and Zerodha Founder Nikhil Kamath.
- Feb 26, 2021 10:35 AM IST
Koo, which was launched in March 2020, is viewed as the Indian alternative to Twitter.
- Feb 16, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Here are some Indian made alternatives to popular social media platforms
- Feb 14, 2021 11:17 AM IST
Here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ended February 13.
- Feb 14, 2021 10:39 AM IST
With zillions of sites in the digital universe, standing out isn’t easy. Finding names that are unique and memorable can be a real challenge.
- Feb 12, 2021 09:38 AM IST
Koo was accused of leaking user data by French security researcher Elliot Alderson
- Feb 11, 2021 03:29 PM IST
From information technology ministry using Koo to broadcast its stand on Twitter not fully complying with its order to take down inflammatory content to ministers, including Piyush Goyal, urging people to switch platform, these developments have led to a surge in the userbase of the Indian rival.
- Feb 11, 2021 11:45 AM IST
Koo was founded in March 2020 by Aprameya Radhakrishna and Mayank Bidawatka.
- Feb 10, 2021 10:57 PM IST
What is Koo and why is it being touted as India's alternative to Twitter? Let's hear from the CEO himself.
- Feb 10, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Koo, said Shunwei Capital was a very small stakeholder in the company and its stake would be bought by other investors.
- Feb 10, 2021 07:02 PM IST
What is Koo? How does it work? Will it be able to replace Twitter? What's Koo bringing to the table which Twitter couldn't? Find out answers to all these questions in this exclusive chat with Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-Founder & CEO, Koo.
- Feb 10, 2021 04:43 PM IST
Aprameya Radhakrishna, co-founder of Koo, which is benefitting from Twitter’s row with the Indian government, says his microblogging site will bring together English and non-English speaking users.
- Feb 10, 2021 02:07 PM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) shared a post on Koo calling the Twitter's latest blog post about its response to blocking orders by government of India unusual as it came ahead of government's scheduled engagement with the management of American micro-blogging site. The Ministry also shared its reaction on Twitter, though.
- Feb 09, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who holds portfolios including Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology and Communications along with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal are among the prominent names who have joined Koo.