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Sony SAB forms alliance with Twitter to create Twitter BOT for promoting its new show

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MUMBAI: Sony SAB in partnership with Twitter has launched a very innovative and first of its kind social initiative on Twitter for its new show Y.A.R.O K Tashan. A first in the entertainment industry in India, SAB in collaboration with Twitter has created a unique Twitter BOT representing the Humanoid - Y.A.R.O, a lead character in its new show. The BOT replicates the characteristics of Y.A.R.O by answering all kind of question thrown at it. The show which centres on the protagonist Y.A.R.O, a humanoid, focuses on the relationship with friends and family, importance of love and humanity. In line with the new age concept of the show, the channel has also implemented this idea for its online and on ground marketing promotions.

This uniqueinitiative is such that anyone on Twitter can tweet any question on their mind with hashtag#SABKaYaroand they will get a response to the question in just a second. One can ask any generic question they like and they will get a response from Y.A.R.O through the SAB almost instantly. The netizens can experience the brilliance of the technology and intelligence that Y.A.R.O embodies. Try it to believe it!

SAB TV senior EVP and business head Anooj Kapoor said, “The partnership with Twitter is intended to provide our potential viewers a holistic experience of extraordinary powers of Y.A.R.O. The initiative makes it convenient for people to access Twitter and comprehend the genius of Y.A.R.O”

Twitter India head of TV partnership Viral Jani said, "Twitter is live, public and conversational and we encourage our partners to use our platform in an innovative manner and to its full potential. This initiative is a great example of bringing alive a character on Twitter as an auto-response bot, and amplifying it to audiences by showcasing Tweets on a billboard in real time"

#SABKaYaro set the Twitter on fire was when thousands of Twitteratis engaged with #SABKaYaro by throwing diverse questions ranging from scientific questions on atmosphere and the planet to funny questions like ‘Will you have coffee with me?’.

The initiative is displayed live on few high-traffic vantage outdoor sits in Mumbai. Wherein, if you are around the vicinity and happen to ask a question on Twitter with #SABKaYaro, your tweet and the response will also be displayed on the outdoor medium.

With a show so fresh and promotion so novel, Y.A.R.O Ka Tashan sure promises to be a package full of entertainment!

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