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Get Maths lessons: BJP faces Twitter backlash over confusing graphic on petrol, diesel prices

Get Maths lessons: BJP faces Twitter backlash over confusing graphic on petrol, diesel prices

The BJP is getting advice on social media to seek lessons in mathematics and graphic design after it posted a bar-chart graphic that showed fuel prices lower than in prior years.

Sep 11, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Congress withdraws letter asking ticket aspirants to be active on social media

Madhya Pradesh Congress withdraws letter asking ticket aspirants to be active on social media

In a letter on September 3, the party had said the aspirants should have a Facebook page with 15,000 likes, Twitter account with 5,000 followers and WhatsApp group of booth workers in their neighbourhood.

Sep 08, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
Twitter aims to become a healthy platform for public conversations

Twitter aims to become a healthy platform for public conversations

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that Twitter not only wants to make itself transparent but also be more proactive in removing toxic content from the platform altogether.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan is the king of sass and his Twitter session is solid proof—Check tweets

Shah Rukh Khan is the king of sass and his Twitter session is solid proof—Check tweets

'Zero' will hit the screens on December 21, 2018. 

Sep 05, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Twitter India head Taranjeet Singh quits, Balaji Krish new interim chief

Twitter India head Taranjeet Singh quits, Balaji Krish new interim chief

Taranjeet Singh, who was elevated as Twitter`s Country Director for India in May 2017, has decided to move on.

Sep 05, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Donald Trump renews attack against tech firms including Twitter, FB, Google

Donald Trump renews attack against tech firms including Twitter, FB, Google

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc`s Google, saying they were "trying to silence" people.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi follows 55 women on Twitter to mark Raksha Bandhan

PM Narendra Modi follows 55 women on Twitter to mark Raksha Bandhan

The prime minister follows 2,000 people on his personal Twitter handle @narendramodi and is followed by 43.7 million people. 

Aug 26, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
Facebook, Twitter remove pages promoting Iranian propaganda

Facebook, Twitter remove pages promoting Iranian propaganda

Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that they each removed about 300 accounts, mostly originating in Iran, that were found to be engaged in coordinated "inauthentic behaviour."

Aug 22, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Trump says it is 'dangerous' for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

Trump says it is 'dangerous' for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

Trump has made his Twitter account an integral and controversial part of his presidency, using it to promote his agenda, announce policy and attack critics.

Aug 21, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Akhilesh Yadav shares old wedding photo as he reminisces Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Akhilesh Yadav shares old wedding photo as he reminisces Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Akhilesh Yadav took to Twitter to share an old photo showing AB Vajpayee attending his wedding to wife Dimple in November 1999.

Aug 18, 2018, 08:03 AM IST
Twitter removes developer tools in third-party apps

Twitter removes developer tools in third-party apps

The changes will affect third-party Twitter apps including Tweetbot, Twitterrific, Talon and Tweetings.

Aug 17, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
Mithali Raj trolled for late Independence Day post, her response is epic

Mithali Raj trolled for late Independence Day post, her response is epic

Indian Women's cricketer, Mithali Raj on Thursday was trolled for the timing of her Independence Day post on Twitter. 

Aug 16, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Block 'offensive content' or face shutdown: Twitter warned in Pakistan

Block 'offensive content' or face shutdown: Twitter warned in Pakistan

Twitter is under the scanner in Pakistan for not blocking inappropriate content on its site.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Trump takes U-turn, admits son met Russians to seek information on Clinton in 2016

Trump takes U-turn, admits son met Russians to seek information on Clinton in 2016

An email released by Donald Jr. himself showed he had been keen on the meeting because his father`s campaign was being offered potentially damaging information on Clinton.

Aug 06, 2018, 06:35 AM IST
Twitter may block account for abusive chats during live broadcasts

Twitter may block account for abusive chats during live broadcasts

The company will enforce its Periscope Community Guidelines more aggressively by reviewing and suspending accounts of repeat offenders.

Jul 30, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
TRAI chief throws Aadhaar challenge on Twitter, gets back own mobile no and PAN

TRAI chief throws Aadhaar challenge on Twitter, gets back own mobile no and PAN

An all-out war erupted on Twitter after TRAI chairman RS Sharma on Saturday disclosed his Aadhaar number on the microblogging site and challenged everyone to show how mere knowledge of the unique number could be used to harm him.

Jul 29, 2018, 06:17 AM IST
Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules for developers

Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules for developers

As part of its clean-up process, the micro-blogging platform also introduced a new way for all developers to request access to Twitter's application programming interfaces.

Jul 25, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
1,662 defamatory websites, contents blocked by social media platforms: Government

1,662 defamatory websites, contents blocked by social media platforms: Government

The minister said Instagram has blocked 66 URLs against requests for 150 and others have blocked 79 URLs against requests for 109 URLs.

Jul 24, 2018, 22:26 PM IST
Video clip shows Toronto gunman firing shots that killed 2, injured 12

Video clip shows Toronto gunman firing shots that killed 2, injured 12

The gunman, who used a handgun, reportedly fired at least 15 to 20 rounds of bullets on the crowd.

Jul 23, 2018, 20:20 PM IST
PM Modi replies to Twitterati, says 'will smile more often'

PM Modi replies to Twitterati, says 'will smile more often'

The government on Friday bagged the majority in contrast to 126 votes by the Opposition parties out of total 451 Members of Parliament present in the Lok Sabha.

Jul 22, 2018, 14:42 PM IST

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