Twitter Commemorates India’s 69th Independence Day with India Flag

17 Aug,2015

By A Correspondent

 

Twitter launched an Indian flag emoji, its first-ever feature for India’s Independence Day celebrations. The feature was active until the midnight of the 16th of August.

 

By using hashtag #India when composing a Tweet, the Indian tricolour appeared after those hashtags in the sent Tweet. The feature gave Twitter users a fun way to Tweet, share and celebrate the historic day with Indians and supporters of India worldwide.

 

PM Nadrendra Modi (@NarendraModi) officially launched the nation’s first-ever Twitter emojis by wishing his fellow citizens on the eve.

 

“Twitter has always been the go-to platform for people to engage in live, public conversations about their passions, cultural moments and events taking place in the real world. These emojis are a fun, colourful way to unite Indians during the Independence Day celebrations, which is also the perfect time to launch the first-ever Twitter emojis for India,” said Raheel Khursheed, Head-News, Government, Politics, Twitter India.

 

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