New algorithms predict your behaviour from your tweets
New algorithms predict your behaviour from your tweets

Researchers have used 500 million tweets to develop algorithms which they claim can predict an individual's behaviour hours in advance.

People send most 'swear' tweets on Monday
People send most 'swear' tweets on Monday

Do you know which time of the week people swear the most? It would be Monday at around 5 p.m.

Twitter sees mixed reactions on iPhone 6, Apple Watch launch
Twitter sees mixed reactions on iPhone 6, Apple Watch launch

Apple launched its much anticipated products, the iPhone 6 and the Apple watch on Tuesday which raised mixed reactions on Twitter.

Twitter CEO finally explains rationale behind random tweets on users' timeline
Twitter CEO finally explains rationale behind random tweets on users' timeline

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo finally offers an explanation for the random tweets on users' timeline , saying that the changes would be more of a final resort, which means that random tweets would appear only when users don't have any new tweet to load.

Ahead of visit, PM Modi tweets 'konnichiwa' in Japanese

A social media aficionado, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his Twitter posts to another level on Thursday, reaching out directly to the 127 million people of Japan, a country he is set to visit Aug 30 to Sep 3, in their own language.

New software focuses more on context than quantity of event-based tweets
New software focuses more on context than quantity of event-based tweets

Researchers have developed a new software that analyzes event-based tweets and measures the context of tweets rather than just the quantity.

Software deciphers human behaviour on Twitter
Software deciphers human behaviour on Twitter

Researchers have developed a software that deciphers trends on social media by analysing event-based tweets and measures the context of tweets rather than just the quantity.

Twitter now allows users to know who read your tweets
Twitter now allows users to know who read your tweets

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: The micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday announced that it is opening a new feature called 'Tweet Analytics Dashboard' for its users.

Tweet Review: `Mardaani`

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji`s first film after getting married to the Yash Raj honcho Aditya Chopra hits the big screens today. `Mardaani` will see Rani play a tough cop—Shivani Shivaji Roy, who puts in her blood and sweat to bust the human-trafficking racket.

Twitter turns favourites into retweets

Have you recently witnessed favourite tweets back in your tweet box? Some users are seeing tweets favourited by others in their timeline just like retweets.

Too much twitter may drive you crazy

If you have a tendency to read and post tweets for several hours a day, watch out for psychiatric disorders.

Twitter`s new feature now explains hashtags

Twitter rolled out a new feature on Friday that would explain commonly used hashtags.

Armaan Jain joins twitter!

Twitter is the new found paradise for all the celebrities. And when the world shares it`s thoughts on the micro-blogging site, why should the new kid in town, Armaan Jain shy away from it?

Young users receive pro-marijuana tweets everyday

A new study has revealed that marijuana-related Twitter account sent out more than 2,200 messages to some 1 million followers, 73 percent of whom were 19 years old or younger and young users receive such tweets daily.

Twitter reinstates access to `blasphemous` accounts in Pakistan

Popular microbloging site Twitter has reinstated access to dozens of user accounts and specific tweets in Pakistan that it had blocked last month on the request of the government.

Bollywood celebrates Father`s Day!

On the occasion of celebrating fatherhood, B-Town celebs came forward to express their love they feel for their father.

Twitterati more narcissistic than Facebook users

People who regularly tweet are more narcissistic than those who use Facebook, according to a new study.

Now, Twitter users can search tweets by date range

Twitter is reportedly allowing its users to search past tweets by date.

Turkish court orders lifting of Twitter ban

A Turkish court Wednesday ordered the lifting of last week`s Twitter ban imposed after audio recordings implicating Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a wide-ranging corruption scandal spread via the social media site.

Twitter investigating bug that`s causing tweets to disappear

Twitter is trying to find out the reason behind the mysterious disappearance of tweets from the social networking site.