India’s Vice President launches a social media super app Elyments, which will take on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp
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- India’s Vice President
Venkaiah Naidutoday launched the Elyments app– which claims to be India’s first official social media super app.
- The app which is available in eight languages already has over 100,000 downloads on the Google Play Store.
- The app also says that it has given importance to privacy and all the servers are hosted within India.
AdvertisementIndia’s Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today launched the Elyments app – which claims to be India’s first official social media
“India is an IT powerhouse and we have some of the world’s best-known names in this field. With such a huge pool of talented professionals, I feel there should be many more such innovations coming out in future,” said Vice President Venkaiah Naidu while launching the app.
In the social media world, the app will be competing with the likes of
The app which is available in eight languages already has over 100,000 downloads on the Google Play Store. Its official statement on the play store says that through the app users can “connect and converse with friends, share updates, network with like-minded people, discover interests, make seamless voice and video calls, and much more.”
The app also says that it has given importance to privacy and all the servers are hosted within India.
“It is aimed at giving a new boost, a quantum jump to the economic potential of the country by strengthening infrastructure, using modern technologies, enriching human resources, and creating robust supply chains,” said Naidu.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier called for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat (a self reliant India) and had urged entrepreneurs and innovators to build for India. Following that, the ban on 59 Chinese apps including TikTok has seen a surge in ‘Made in India’ apps taking the spotlight.
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