Since last 2 months Indian government is in aggressive mode to remove and ban Chinese apps. Earlier in June Government of India banned 59 Chinese apps and they continued banning other apps in July as well. These banned apps include TikTok, Shareit, WeChat, Xender and many more popular apps. Recently they banned MI Browser Pro app stating the security issues.
After the bane of these Chinese apps, many Indian users preferred to use it’s Indian alternative app. After the TikTok ban many Indian short video apps like Chingari and Mitron shown good number of Installations.
It clearly shows that this move opened the door of many Indian alternative apps to get more installations. Now in this article we are seeing the growth of one more Indian app “Koo App” which is alternative of popular social media app Twitter.
This Koo App is the perfect alternative of micro blogging site or you can say social media app Twitter. Koo App is developed by Aprameya Radhakrishna and Mayank Bidawatka. Few months ago Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced AatmNirbhar app challenge. In this Aatmnirbhar app challenge program government will award some of the innovative homegrown apps.
In this Aatmnirbhar App Challenge program Koo App also emerged as winner in social category. Just like Twitter, Koo app also allows users to express their voice and opinion in their regional language.
Koo App allows users to express their views in mediums like audio, video, image and text format. Koo app supports good number of Indian regional languages including Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi, Marathi, Oriya, Telugu and Assamese.
Many popular and renowned journalists, politicians, celebrities and news channels already joined this platform and sharing their views and opinions.
How to download and Use Koo App?
Koo App is already available for both Android & iOS Users and they can easily find this application by searching “Koo App” on either Android Play Store or iOS App Store.
Koo App already gained over 5 Lakh installations on Android Play Store and with “Word of Mouth” medium the installations are increasing with rapid speed.
Once you install the Koo App then it will ask you some basic requirements like phone number verifications, select your regional language and some permissions of camera as well to upload your photos.
After setting up the basic things users can edit the profile settings by updating Name, Handle, Profession, Location, Bio, Date of Birth, Website and social links.
To create new Koo post on this app there is “+ Koo” button at bottom right corner and by clicking on it you can easily create your new Koo post.
There is many more hidden features are available on Koo app so, Install this app straight away and start exploring Indian version of Twitter app.
Many Indian users loves to use internet or mobile app in their own regional language and here Koo App can grab more Twitter users easily. User Interface of Koo App is quite simple and very useful for Indian users so, it’s sure that each and every user will get the best experience on this app.
Important Things for Koo App
- Currently Koo App only allows users to sign up with mobile number but they should provide the sign up with Email as well so, many users can create multiple accounts for their brands, blogs and agency as well.
- Trending Koos section is taking too much time to load the post (It’s showing “Refreshing your feed” only not beyond that”)
- Users can’t like their own Koo posts so, it would be great if they provides this feature
- Twitter application is filled with fake profiles, trolls and what not so, here would love to see founders plan of action for the same.
Poing Gadget team already signed up to this app and enjoying the app. Let us know your experience for the same in comments.