New Delhi: Micro-blogging website Twitter on Wednesday expanded its #ThereIsHelp notification service with a devoted search immediate for HIV-related info.
The notification immediate will present invaluable and authoritative sources round HIV and encourage folks to succeed in out and get assist once they want it.
“We’re dedicated to defending the well being of the general public dialog on Twitter — making certain people can discover credible info from authoritative sources is a key a part of that mission,” Shagufta Kamran, Public Coverage, Twitter India, mentioned in a press release.
“We additionally recognised that it’s essential for the general public to have entry to a free and #OpenInternet in combating the stigma round HIV,” Kamran mentioned.
“Subsequently, we’ve partnered with public well being authorities and native nonprofit organisations throughout the Asia Pacific to offer folks with entry to correct details about HIV, getting the assistance that they want and launch a devoted #ThereisHelp notification immediate for HIV,” Kamran added.
With this immediate, when folks seek for key phrases related to HIV and/or AIDS, the highest search consequence will now embody a notification in Hindi and English, encouraging them to succeed in out for credible info and sources of assist.
Information from Twitter exhibits that conversations about HIV spike round #WorldAIDSDay on December 1 yearly. In 2020, there have been near 9 million Tweets about HIV globally, out of which over 1 million Tweets have been generated in December 2020.
For the launch of the #ThereIsHelp HIV search immediate, Twitter has partnered with the Nationwide AIDS Management Organisation, Ministry of Well being.