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Twitter testing Clubhouse-like Spaces on Android

New Delhi, March 1 | Alarmed at the growing popularity of invite-only, audio-chat app Clubhouse, several tech giants have begun to develop its rival...

Kangana accuses Twitter of shadow banning her account

Mumbai, Feb 27 | Actress Kangana Ranaut on Saturday accused the microblogging platform Twitter of shadow banning her account. Kangana says the Twitter management...

Twitter CEO Dorsey’s Square firm invests $170M in Bitcoin

San Francisco, Feb 24 | Twitter CEO Jack Dorseys credit and payments firm Square has invested $170 million in Bitcoin, more than tripling its...

Twitter considered acquiring ShareChat: Report

New Delhi, Feb 23 | Twitter appears to be serious about expanding its reach in the Indian market and the microblogging platform reportedly even...

FIR against 8 Twitter handles in Unnao case

Lucknow, Feb 22 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has started cracking down on social media 'offenders' a big way.The Unnao police,...

Pandemic made people supportive, caring on Twitter, Google

New York, Feb 20 | The use of the words like sacrifice, share and help more than doubled on Twitter and Google from before...

Russia joins India to seek alternative to Twitter

By Sushant MajiNew Delhi, Feb 17 | Russia has now joined India to seek an alternative to microblogging titan Twitter, after it was used...

Twitter testing 140-second long voice messages in DMs in India

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Twitter on Wednesday announced it is testing voice messages in direct messages (DMs) up to 140-seconds long in India.The...

Twitter alarmed as Australia mulls account takeover warrants

New Delhi, Feb 16 | Facing intense political heat in India, Twitter has raised an alarm at an upcoming surveillance bill in Australia that...

Greta Toolkit case: Ruling BJP and Oppn exchange barbs over Twitter

Bengaluru, Feb 16 | Even as the scenario post arrest of 22-year-old Bengaluru based climate change activist Disha Ravi is evolving elsewhere in the...

Twitter restores Haryana minister’s tweet on Disha arrest (Ld)

Chandigarh, Feb 15 | After deleting a controversial tweet by Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Monday related to 21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi,...

Vaughan, Warne in Twitter war over Chennai pitch

New Delhi, Feb 14 | Michael Vaughan and Shane Warne got involved in a debate over the quality of the pitch dished out for...

Twitter takes down 90-95% of accounts listed by Indian govt

New Delhi, Feb 12 | In what could finally end the fortnight-long deadlock between Twitter and the Indian government, the micro-blogging platform has either...

SC notice to Twitter, Centre on plea seeking to curb hate...

New Delhi, Feb 12 | The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre and Twitter on a plea seeking a mechanism...

Twitter to label personal accounts of heads of state from Feb...

New Delhi, Feb 12 | Twitter has announced to apply labels to the personal accounts of heads of state in several new countries from...

Aussie journo becomes Indian cricket fans’ ‘bhabhi’ on Twitter

Sydney, Feb 11 | Australian cricket journalist Chloe-Amanda Bailey has become the toast of Indian cricket fans on Twitter. Chloe-Amanda has expressed her love...

Twitter rival Koo woos Indian users amid data leak row

By Gokul Bhagabati New Delhi, Feb 11 | Homegrown, vernacular microblogging platform Koo, which has emerged as a favourite among a section of users who...

Action will be taken if Twitter, FB platforms are misused: Govt...

New Delhi, Feb 11 | The Centre on Thursday categorically cautioned social media platforms against spreading fake news or anything inciting violence, as Information...

Delayed compliance ‘meaningless’, IT Secy tells Twitter

New Delhi, Feb 10 | The Indian government on Wednesday expressed displeasure over Twitter's delayed compliance on its order to remove "provocative" tweets amid...

IT Ministry replies to Twitter, via homegrown app Koo

New Delhi, Feb 10 | The war between Twitter and the Indian government intensified on Wednesday after the IT Ministry went to the homegrown...

Twitter CEO envisions app store for social media algorithms

San Francisco, Feb 10 | Twitter CEO jack Dorsey has once again emphasised on decentralising social media platforms, saying that the company is working...

Twitter acts on 500 Indian accounts, backs free expression

New Delhi, Feb 10 | Twitter on Wednesday said that it has taken a range of enforcement actions, including permanent suspension in certain cases,...

Twitter took action on 500 accounts in India after govt orders

New Delhi, Feb 10 | Twitter on Wednesday said that it has taken a range of enforcement actions, including permanent suspension in certain cases,...

Twitter ends 2020 with record 192M daily users

San Francisco, Feb 10 | Twitter ended 2020 with 192 million daily users, up 27 per cent (year-over-year) with growth from product improvements reaching...

India directs Twitter to block 1,178 accounts in fresh notice

New Delhi, Feb 8 | The Indian government has sent a fresh notice to Twitter in less than 10 days, directing it to block...

Twitter India’s Public Policy head Mahima Kaul quits

New Delhi, Feb 7 | After serving for five years at Twitter India, Mahima Kaul who is currently Director, Public Policy, India and South...

Myanmar blocks access to Twitter, Instagram

Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 6 | In the wake of the military coup, Myanmar has blocked access to micro-blogging platform Twitter and photo-sharing app...

Instagram, Twitter crack down on resellers of hacked accounts

San Francisco, Feb 5 | A number of social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter this week took measures to target users involved...

Google Cloud inks multi-year deal with Twitter

San Francisco, Feb 5 | Google has inked a multi-year deal with Twitter to help the micro-blogging platform with data processing and analytics based...

Twitter CEO likes tweet asking for#FarmersProtest emoji

New Delhi, Feb 4 | Amid the brouhaha over Twitter and farmers' issue, its CEO Jack Dorsey on Thursday "liked" a Tweet asking for...

K-pop tweets hit 6.7 billion in 2020: Twitter

Seoul, Feb 4 | K-pop related tweets remained in full force last year, reaching a new record of 6.7 billion, Twitter said on Thursday.The...

Twitter India officials face jail term if they fail to obey...

New Delhi, Feb 3 | Top Twitter management in India faces penal action that may include seven-year imprisonment and fine if the company...

Govt warns Twitter over non-removal of accounts talking of ‘farmer genocide’

New Delhi, Feb 3 | The Indian government has sent a notice to Twitter, warning the social media platform of penal action over non-compliance...

Twitter mounts robust fightback against Chinese propaganda outlets

By Pushkar SinhaNew Delhi, Feb 2 | Twitter, the social media giant, has stunned the Chinese propaganda machine. Recently, it has gone the extra...

No evidence FB, Twitter suppress conservatives: Report

New York, Feb 2 | The claim that social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube suppress conservatives is not just untrue but is...

Twitter unblocks high-profile accounts in India

New Delhi, Feb 2 | Twitter has restored several accounts of high-profile celebrities and organisations, including actor Sushant Singh, Caravan magazine, Kisan Ekta Morcha,...

Twitter suspends several high-profile accounts in India (Lead)

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Twitter on Monday suspended several accounts of high-profile celebrities and organisations, including actor Sushant Singh, Caravan magazine, Kisan Ekta...

Twitter acts on Huawei executive accounts promoting 5G

New Delhi, Jan 30 | Twitter has acted upon thousands of accounts who were following Huawei employees in Europe who mysteriously gained thousands or...

Twitter suspends 300 accounts after tractor rally went violent

New Delhi, Jan 27 | Twitter on Wednesday said it suspended more than 300 accounts engaged in spam and platform manipulation as the farmers'...

Twitter’s full tweet archive now free for academic researchers

New Delhi, Jan 27 | Twitter has allowed third-party academic researchers free access to the full history of public conversation via the full-archive search...

Twitter launches Birdwatch, asks users to fact-check tweets

New Delhi, Jan 26 | Twitter has launched a new community-based pilot programme called Birdwatch that allows people to identify information in Tweets they...

Twitter acts on inactive accounts, new verification soon

New Delhi, Jan 23 | Micro-blogging platform Twitter has started removing blue verification badges from inactive and incomplete accounts and will begin the new...

Now US Democrats go after Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

San Francisco, Jan 22 | In a bid to combat the spread of misinformation in the wake of January 6 Capitol Hill riots, several...

Chrissy Teigen only celeb followed by POTUS on Twitter

Los Angeles, Jan 21 | Model Chrissy Teigen has become the only celebrity to be followed by the official Twitter account of President Of...

Twitter locks account of Chinese Embassy in US over Uyghur tweet

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Twitter has locked the official account of China's Embassy in the US over a controversial post that referred to...

Volkswagen CEO takes a dig at Tesla CEO Musk on Twitter

San Francisco, Jan 21 | Volkswagen AGs chief executive officer Herbert Diess made his debut on Twitter with light trolling of Tesla CEO Elon...

Twitter restarts Biden’s @POTUS account with zero followers

San Francisco, Jan 21 | Twitter has removed all followers from @POTUS and @WhiteHouse account rather than transferring the accounts existing followers over to...

Kangana reacts after Twitter trends #SuspendKanganaRanaut

Mumbai, Jan 20 | Kangana Ranaut has reacted to the hashtag that has been trending throughout Wednesday on Twitter, demanding the suspension of her...

Parliamentary panel summons FB, Twitter officials on Jan 21

New Delhi, Jan 17 | The Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology has issued summons to officials of Facebook and Twitter for January 21, to...

Twitter employees lock their accounts fearing backlash

San Francisco, Jan 17 | Fearing backlash from supporters of the outgoing US president Donald Trump, some Twitter employees have locked their accounts and...

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February GST collection stands at Rs 1.13 lakh Cr

New Delhi, March 1 | The gross GST revenue collected in February 2021 increased 7 per cent on a year-on-year basis to over Rs...