Twitter now knows the power it has because users now have the potential it holds for them being able to communicate with the world. Considering this global approach, Twitter has launched support for further languages of North Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East. The new languages in which users can now tweet are Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu. The addition of these languages also allows Twitter to expand itself to territories.
In Afghanistan, one journalist who constantly faces death threat both from his own people and government as well as due to the on-going conflict in his own country tweets in order to report on the current situation. For Pakistani Twitter users, they can now feel comfortable tweeting in their own language to communicate to their own local audience. Twitter users follow their favourite public figures, celebrities, companies and friends.
The Pakistani Twitter communicate is also very active with many bloggers and social media entrepreneurs using the site effectively. Hindi was added late last year, which is a language understood in India, but Urdu is not just one of the official languages of Pakistan, the other being English, but it is also the lingua franca of the country.
Urdu is also understood really well to the origin it belongs, namely the western India and also in parts of Afghanistan. Getting this part of South Asia through the micro-blogging platform of Twitter holds many possibilities of people getting closer together. This will also help cross-border communication between the nations which is otherwise severed.