Twitter, which introduced it voice center mode Facilities for users with at least 600 followers platform, will make the feature available to everyone in India. There is no barrier to eligibility in India.
The aim is to help with the flow of information and make it a tool during a pandemic, a Twitter spokesman said TechRadar India.
This Twitter activity in India should help users to further disseminate relevant information in a convenient audio format during a national health crisis.
Twitter is already being used as a platform to search for beds, share medicines, connect patients with NGOs as India witnesses the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
People bypass the usual telecommunication connections and turn to Twitter for mass assistance to the different demands of the pandemic.
Given the COVID-19 crisis in India and the importance of open communication at the moment, we have given priority to the deployment of @TwitterSpaces in India. As of today, everyone in the country has access to hosted and tuned space on both Android and iOS.May 2, 2021
Twitter has proven to be a valuable tool for receiving requests for help in a corona crisis, thanks in large part to its retweet feature, which can quickly reinforce a message through users ’contact networks.
Twitter India has also added more tools to fight the deadly second wave. The platform is a key resource for getting news and updates.
The Covid-19 center, launched by Twitter last year, is now more organized to provide information on the most common issues related to the pandemic, including vaccine effectiveness, key precautions, changes caused by a double mutation in the virus strain, and more.
To access the Covid-19 Information tab, tap the Explore button and go to another tab after the main recommendation page.
Twitter India has also created Covid-19 SOS Center, which brings together a wide range of requests for assistance on oxygen supply, plasma donations, access to hospital beds, urgent medical needs and other related aspects.
The hub helps users access key resources shared on the community platform that can be retrieved or released for later use.
Twitter India has also put together many entries under it Covid-19 catalogs which provide a range of information from accounts curated by Twitter India’s internal curators.