Twitter records over 7.5 mn International Women’s Day tweets

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New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter on Thursday announced that it handled more than 7.5 million tweets about International Womens Day from all around the world.

Twitter also organised a special #SheLeadsIndia event for the first time in India to shed light on women who are defining gender equality in the modern times, the company said in a statement.

In honour of International Women’s Day, Twitter invited people to spotlight the women who inspire them with the hashtags #IWD, #InternationalWomensDay, #WomensDay, #SheInspiresMe, along with a special for India, #SheLeadsIndia, triggering a custom Women’s Day emoji.

Twitter also hosted a special #BlueRoom dialogue sessions on “Women in Media” and “Women in Technology”, live on video streaming app Periscope, to mark the occasion.

–IANS

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