Technews 4 everyone: Twitter releases version in Korean

Twitter releases version in Korean

The Co-founder of the social network Twitter, Evan Williams, today inaugurated in Seoul the Korean version in of the popular Web site, before the spectacular growth of this service in the last year in South Korea. The Korean becomes the seventh language of Twitter thus, after this South Korea year, one of the interconnected countries more of the world, would be placed around Japan and Indonesia in number of users of these messages of 140 characters. " Tweets (messages) in Korean has increased more express than tweets generally, with a growth of more of the 3,400 percent of January to December of 2010" , it today indicated Williams in the presentation of the vestibule. The users of Twitter in South Korea reached in December 2.28 million, a number 8.8 times greater than at the beginning of 2010, according to a report mentioned by local agency Yonhap. Twitter will be associated with the South Korean vestibule Daum and the supplier of telephony LG Uplus to fortify its presence in a country where the competition between local and foreign social networks is proportional to the great number of users of the network, around the 80 percent of a population near 50 million. However, the popular vestibule of short messages does not hope to still generate benefits in South Korea and it will not open at the moment branch in South Korea. Twitter and Facebook have prevailed thanks to the known movable telephones like " smartphones" in South Korea, in front of pioneering local competitors in the development of services of social networks, like Cyworld.

Source: Google news


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