[AI] Rediff iLand Goes Regional

vishnu ramchandani vishnuhappy at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 14 03:00:34 EDT 2007

Rediff iLand Goes Regional

Now, the Indian users of Rediff iLand can express
their views and opinions as well as connect with
people in the language of their choice. 

Rediff.com has added 8 new languages to its blogging
and social networking platform, Rediff iLand. So,
users will now be able to connect using 8 Indian
languages such as, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telgu,
Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, and Gujarati. 

Users can use the normal keyboard to type in English
alphabets, while using the QWERTY keyboard to input
words in other languages on the basis of phonetics
to create language blogs on Rediff iLand. 

According to Manish Agarwal, VP (Marketing) of
Rediff.com, "Indians reading blogs frequently are
increasing at a fast pace and removal of language
will further hasten the growth of blogging in the

Presently, the Indian blogging community is dominated
by English blogs. However, with the growing awareness
and increasing adoption of Internet in B and
C cities, more and more Indians are expected to adopt
blogging and explore newer opportunities by
participating in this growing medium. 

Rediff.com expects this initiative to open up and
bring in a new set of Internet users, who actively
participate in forming a vibrant and active community

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