At DailyHunt, former Facebook India head Umang Bedi along with co-founder Viru Gupta, are building a family of apps starting with Josh to make it the largest local languages platform in the country, aiming to be bigger than Facebook. The company wants to reach a billion users via its made in India apps by FY25. It is also exploring international geographies to extend its tech platforms in serving similar unmet content needs of local language audiences.
“This is the start of our family of apps which will be built on the common AI-ML learning local language tech stack that’s running the Dailyhunt
app. We want to take away more than 2.5 hours everyday across our family of apps for the local language user,” Bedi earlier told Business Standard. Bedi joined DailyHunt
in 2018, after taking Facebook’s user base to stellar heights in India.
Currently, Josh claims to have over 77 million monthly active users, 36 million daily active users and 1.5 billion video plays per day. Overall, Dailyhunt has 300 million users who consume content in their local language.
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