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Koo’s ‘Talk to Type’ eases the way for regional language creators

Feature supported in all Indian languages Koo is currently available in.

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KOLKATA: Twitter’s Indian alternative Koo has rolled out the Talk to Type feature so anybody who wants to share their thoughts can now do so easily without having to type. They can speak their thoughts out loud and the words will show up on the screen. This feature will be supported in all the Indian languages Koo is currently available in.

The Talk to Type feature will enable regional language creation in the easiest way possible for millions of Koo users. Many users who are uncomfortable using the keyboard will be enabled and empowered with such a feature, the company believes.

“This “Talk to Type” feature takes creation for regional language creators to the next level. Users don’t have to use the keyboard anymore and type out lengthy thoughts. India language speakers can now speak their mind and the words will show up on the screen magically. For those who found it difficult to type in local languages, this feature removes all that pain. We will keep adding value to Indians by enabling the easiest localised forms of expression and present their thoughts to India in a seamless way,” Koo co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna said.

Co-founder Mayank Bidawatka claimed that Koo is the first social platform in the world to launch such a feature. “We are very excited to launch the “Talk to Type” feature that enables people to create without typing. All they have to do is hit a button and speak into their phone and the words will magically show up on the screen. It can’t get easier than this! You won’t find this on Facebook, Twitter or any other global platform.”

Koo was founded in March 2020 as a micro-blogging platform in Indian languages. Available in multiple Indian languages, people from across different regions in India can express themselves in their mother tongue.

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