Dalai Lama launches iPhone app

The spiritual leader also has a twitter account with over 16 million followers

Tech Desk December 15, 2017
Dalai Lama launches his own app for followers to be updated. PHOTO: REUTERS

Dalai Lama launched a free iPhone App called “Dalai Lama” aimed at keeping his followers updated with his travel plans, teachings and the latest news regarding him.

The 82-year-old spiritual leader has a twitter account with over 16 million followers and more than a 1000 tweets.

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He has been a big fan of digital media since joining it back in 2009.

The app, launched merely 2 days ago, has quickly gained popularity amongst his followers with a sharp increase in downloads.

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In 2013, the Roman Catholic Church released a confession app for its users to keep a track of their sins. In Africa, religious apps have had an increase as well.

Recently, an app was launched where people could make donations, find where the closest church was and where certain priests could be found.

The version of the Dalai Lama app is only available on iOS.

This article originally appeared on BBC.



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