With social media being a primary source to impart information, @CEO_karnataka on ShareChat is currently sharing informative posts, caution posts and are appealing to voters to go and vote this election. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka has also tied up with Sakkath Studio as their digital and creative partner to create short form videos to disseminate information on elections.
In order to facilitate easy search of election content, ShareChat has built a separate category for elections where people can read all about elections 2019. In order to show support to the Election Commission, people can also post their selfies with election filters.
A.V Surya Sen, Joint Chief Electoral Officer said, “We are very excited to announce that we are now on ShareChat and we will be able to spread the importance of voting and create awareness amongst ShareChat audiences in kannada language. We learn that ShareChat users in Karnataka are present even in the remotest part of the state and hugely consists of a young audience who will be probably voting for the first time. Therefore, it became imperative for us to be present on ShareChat to get maximum reach.”
“We are very thrilled to welcome Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka on ShareChat. We have seen a lot of traction on their profile and ShareChat users are actively engaging with their content. As an Indian social media platform, we feel the need to be a responsible platform and we feel that with the presence of @CEO_karnataka on the platform, we will be able to reach out to millions of ShareChat users in Kannada and help them consume information on responsible voting”, said Ankush Sachdeva, Chief Executive Officer, ShareChat.
ShareChat, India’s #1 regional social network platform is a technology led start-up based out of Bangalore. Founded by three IIT Kanpur alumni, it is a home-grown platform developed keeping in mind the needs of Indian audience across the country. The app is aimed at providing users with an unmatchable networking experience in their native language. ShareChat has scaled up its user base on the back of one the widest content across genres and great user experience driven by an intuitive user interface and other innovative features. The user generated content platform has an established a base of over 45 million monthly active users spread across the country and is available in 14 Indian languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Assamese, Haryanvi, Rajasthani and Bhojpuri. Spearheading India's internet revolution, ShareChat is changing the way in which the next billion Indian users consume the internet. The ShareChat app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.