Whether people like it or hate it ….. The talk of the town is about ‘KOO’. The micro blogging site is gaining momentum. It’s a version of Twitter or to say an answer to Twitter has got some prominent followers like Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Piyush Goyal, Isha Foundation’s Jaggi Vasudev , Anil Kumble etc etc. Koo got it’s lime light after Twitter got engaged with scuffle with Indian Government over the blocking of accounts linked to the farmer’s protest.
Koo is available as a website and the app can be downloaded from IOS and Google play store. It works just like twitter and it gives option to link it facebook and linkedin. Launched 10 months ago as part of India’s Aatma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. PM Narendra Modi also encouraged Indians to use the Koo app in ‘Mann Ki Baat”.
The mind behind the app is Koo’s co-founder CEO Aprameya Radhakrishna. He previously founded ride-hailing firm ‘TaxiForSure and later sold it to Ola for $200 million in 2016