As India enters its 72nd year of Independence, Twitter is proud to announce the launch of Twitter Lite Google Play app in India as a way for more people across the country to celebrate #IndiaIndependenceDay and see what’s happening in India and the world. People can Tweet with #IndiaIndependenceDay to activate a Red Fort emoji on Twitter and Twitter Lite and join in the celebrations.
Twitter Lite minimizes data usage, loads quickly on slower networks and takes up less space on your device. Last year, Twitter introduced the Twitter Lite as a mobile web browser experience available on mobile.twitter.com and is expanding the solution to the Google Play store today for more people in India to celebrate #IndiaIndependenceDay with. For more info about Twitter Lite, please click here.
The Red Fort emoji is live today on Twitter and Twitter Lite, available until 19th August 2018. Indians across the world can exchange their feelings, greetings and wishes with each other, using the hashtags #IndependenceDayIndia OR #IndiaIndependenceDay OR #स्वतंत्रतादिवस OR #சுதந்திரதினம் OR #ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯದಿನ OR #ਸੁਤੰਤਰਤਾਦਿਵਸ OR #स्वातंत्र्यदिन OR #സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യദിനം OR #స్వాతంత్ర్యదినోత్సవం OR #ସ୍ୱାଧୀନତାଦିବସ when composing a Tweet to activate the emoji. Twitter emojis are a delightful way to bring together people to celebrate cultural moments and give users a fun way to Tweet, share and celebrate the historic day and express love for their country with live conversations. The Red Fort emoji signifies the historical site where the Prime Minister hoists the flag and delivers his speech from every year on the Independence Day.
In addition, people can watch the live stream of the Prime Minister’s speech and Independence Day celebrations on Twitter with @ANI, @AajTak, @abpnewstv,
@CNNNews18, @economictimes, @CNBCTV18Live,
@IndiaToday, @TheQuint, @BloombgergQuint from 7am onwards on August 15. Those who prefer a data-friendly way to follow the celebrations can look forward to live Tweet updates from @IndianExpress and @The_Hindu on Twitter Lite.
Twitter continues to celebrate all cultures with customized initiatives for key milestones and events across the world. These initiatives are conceptualized keeping in mind the sentiments and are a delightful way to reinforce a sense of unity and harmony amongst Twitter and Twitter Lite users.
With the launch of Twitter Lite Google Play app in India today, here are a few ways people can leverage Twitter Lite for more accessible, fast, and data-friendly access to content and conversations on the platform, starting with India’s independence Day:
Download Twitter Lite from the Google Play Store and join the conversation today!