TrueCaller users in India will be able to see if a number is connected with a Twitter account, and will then be able to tweet or follow a person directly through the app
TrueCaller, the caller identification application has partnered with micro-blogging site Twitter to increase user base in India. No financial details were provided.
Under the partnership, Truecaller users in India will be able to see if a number is connected with a Twitter account, and will then be able to tweet or follow a person directly through the Truecaller app. Truecaller’s Twitter integration is currently available to Android users, with plans to expand to iOS in 2014, the company said in a statement.
In the statement, Alan Mamedi, chief executive and co-founder of TrueCaller said, “With this new integration, a TrueCaller user can instantly tweet back to a missed call that has a Twitter account connected to the phone number. This is especially valuable for users in India who are looking for a fast, free and reliable way to communicate.”
The company, however, did not mention details about its user base in India. Twitter had about 20 million users in India, as per a report by market research firm IMRB International and the Internet and Mobile Association of India released few months ago.
TrueCaller is a free mobile application which shows the name of the person calling to the user even if the number is not saved in the phone. The application is currently available on Apple’s iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Nokia, and Symbian devices.
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