A few days ago, Twitter announced that the platform has added some of the important features that could help the citizens of India find exactly what they are looking for during the second wave. The microblogging platform released the advanced search feature for users, which aims to help users customise their search for information and other such.
In the tweet, the microblogging platform stated, “We know there’s a lot of information on Twitter right now, and not all of it is reliable. The COVID-19 page on the Explore tab (tap the magnifying glass icon) is here to help guide you to more timely and reliable information. Here’s how to use it Thread #Covid19IndiaHelp”
According to sources, Twitter explained that as COVID-19 vaccinations become more widely available, the social media platform wants its users to have access to the latest vaccine info in the country. Users will see a prompt in their timeline that links to sources about vaccine safety, efficacy, and news from public health experts.
The platform mentioned some of the new additional features-
COVID-19 SOS: Resources
The SOS Resources aims to help users get information about access to hospital beds, oxygen, food. The platform tweeted, “If you need a list of SOS resources – access to hospital beds, oxygen, food – please look at the COVID-19 SOS: Resources page. This will update in real-time as people put out their emergency Tweets.”
COVID-19: Know the facts
This feature will help the users to receive information that is verified by official sources. Twitter tweeted, “Confused by all the conflicting information around vaccines? Only trust the experts. With the COVID-19: Know the facts page, we have made it easier for you to find information verified by official sources.”
COVID-19 India LIVE
This page provides information about the deadly virus in real-time and in an unfiltered manner. In a tweet, the platform said, “If you need to know everything that’s unfolding about COVID-19 in real-time and unfiltered, the COVID-19 India LIVE page is what you’re looking for.”
COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself
This page helps users to understand the measures and methods one must take in order to slow the spread of the virus. The platform tweeted, “The best thing for all of us to do right now is #StayHome and #StaySafe. How can you personally take responsibility to slow the spread? We have some tips and thoughts for you on the COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself page.”