Twitter to launch Hindi services in India

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New York Sept 10 : The popular online social networking and micro-blogging site twitter is all set to launch Hindi services in next week in India. Twitter was launched in 2006, founded by Jack Dorsey have now 200 million users across the world.

"After launching Hindi, Filipino, Malay and Simplified and Traditional Chinese in the coming weeks, Twitter will support 17 different languages," according to a company blog.

Both twitter and facebook has huge followers in India since its inception.Meanwhile, facebook has already launched their Hindi services along with five other Indian languages; Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi, Telugu and Bengali.

"For many, getting the most out of Twitter isn't only about tweeting: 40 per cent of our active users simply sign in to listen to what's happening in their world. Our 100 million active users range from passionate early adopters to recent converts," the blog dated on September 8 said.

Twitter allows users to send and read text-based posts up to 140 characters which is popularly known as tweets. In India most of the film stars, sports persons including cricketers and Journalist are among the twitter users.Twitter also said that 35 percent global heads, including Australia's Julia Gillard and Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and 40 percent religious leaders, including popular religious leaders like Dalai Lama and the Pope among the users.

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