This social network records over one million conversations on GST
Social networking website Twitter has recorded over one million conversations on GST (Goods and Services Tax) between 30 June and 2 July, says a report.
People in India shared their opinions in support and also expressed their worries about the new tax by using hashtags like GSTIndia, GSTForCommonMan, GSTsimplified, IndiaforGST, askGST, GSTForCommonMan, HalfCookedGST and HalfBakedGST.
Conversations on Twitter about GST increased at 12:30 AM on 1 July with 1,100 tweets per minute.
Twitter users have also been posting pictures on different social media websites of receipts provided in grocery stores or hotels to show the new tax deductions of GST in the place of VAT/Service tax used earlier.