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Politics goes online: Twitter records 48 lakh tweets related to assembly elections

Politics goes online: Twitter records 48 lakh tweets related to assembly elections

Twitter has launched a special #AssemblyElections2018 emoji to enrich conversation until December 23.

Nov 29, 2018, 21:34 PM IST
Jodhpur court admits plea against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over ‘anti-Brahmin’ post

Jodhpur court admits plea against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over ‘anti-Brahmin’ post

A Jodhpur court admitted on Thursday a petition against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over an "anti-Brahmin" post shared by him on the micro-blogging site, a lawyer said.

Nov 22, 2018, 20:40 PM IST
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey lands in soup over 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard, accused of spreading hate

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey lands in soup over 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard, accused of spreading hate

The image soon drew criticism and backlash on Twitter.

Nov 20, 2018, 10:42 AM IST
Twitter rolling out updated search tab for iOS users

Twitter rolling out updated search tab for iOS users

Currently, the Twitter search tab in the iOS app offers a vertically scrolling list of trending topics.

Nov 15, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey meets PM Narendra Modi

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey meets PM Narendra Modi

Dorsey earlier admitted that fighting fake news is no easy task.

Nov 14, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
Donald Trump makes yet another gaffe, forgets to mention Hindus in Diwali tweet

Donald Trump makes yet another gaffe, forgets to mention Hindus in Diwali tweet

Donald Trump's tweet on Diwali has triggered a storm on Twitter.

Nov 14, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
Lalu Prasad Yadav takes to Twitter to greet people on Chhath

Lalu Prasad Yadav takes to Twitter to greet people on Chhath

The former Bihar chief minister, who is serving sentences in a number of fodder scam cases, is currently undergoing treatment at a Ranchi hospital.

Nov 13, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Government warns Twitter of strict action if it fails to check hate messages

Government warns Twitter of strict action if it fails to check hate messages

The compliance for removal of unlawful content has only been about 60 per cent even where orders have been issued by the competent authority after following due process of law.

Nov 12, 2018, 21:52 PM IST
Considering edit button but can't rush it, says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Considering edit button but can't rush it, says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitteratis have been asking for an edit button for the longest time. But that may still be some time away as the company does not want to "rush it" and will take a considered view of a use case for allowing individuals to make changes to their tweets.

Nov 12, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Twitter launches campaign to boost youth engagement for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Twitter launches campaign to boost youth engagement for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The #PowerOf18 will serve as a resource for young Indians to find more information about the elections, support social causes they are passionate about and join the public conversation.
 

Nov 12, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Twitter makes 'grammar Nazi' Shashi Tharoor realise English faux pas

Twitter makes 'grammar Nazi' Shashi Tharoor realise English faux pas

Realising the error, the grammar nazi later tweeted, "Yes alas : That should have been "Innovation" or better still, "Indovation"!"

Nov 11, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Twitter records 1.2 mn tweets related to Assembly elections

Twitter records 1.2 mn tweets related to Assembly elections

From now until December 23, citizens can activate a special Twitter #AssemblyElections2018, Twitter said on Saturday.
 

Nov 10, 2018, 20:44 PM IST
Virat Kohli asks fan to 'leave India', sparks row

Virat Kohli asks fan to 'leave India', sparks row

Indian Skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday found himself in the middle of a controversy over his "I don't think you should live in India" response to an enthusiast who called Kohli overrated batsmen.

Nov 07, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Twitter asks users to choose new #HappyDiwali emoji this year

Twitter asks users to choose new #HappyDiwali emoji this year

The micro-blogging platform asked Twitterati to vote of the three emojis within the next 24 hours. 

Nov 01, 2018, 14:21 PM IST
Twitter testing home button to switch tweet order

Twitter testing home button to switch tweet order

The micro-blogging platform in 2016 announced that it will only show "most important tweets" and stop the most recent tweets first which irked many users.

Nov 01, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Twitter gives more freedom to report spam, fake accounts

Twitter gives more freedom to report spam, fake accounts

Twitter will allow users to flag tweets as originating from a fake account or a bot which are impersonating as something or someone else, and mark them as "fake".

Nov 01, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
Defence Ministry sends spokesperson on leave after tweet criticising military officials

Defence Ministry sends spokesperson on leave after tweet criticising military officials

Swarnashree Rao Rajshekhar was proceeded on leave after she “inadvertently” posted a tweet criticising misuse of privileges by military officials.

Oct 26, 2018, 20:27 PM IST
Twitter lost 9 million users in Q3: Report

Twitter lost 9 million users in Q3: Report

Many micro-blogging platform users reported that their follower counts had dropped considerably during one of Twitter`s purges.

Oct 26, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Twitter to publicly shame users for bad tweet

Twitter to publicly shame users for bad tweet

It will also show a link to the rules and an article that provides more detail on how it enforces them, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.

Oct 19, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
Political leaders express grief over ND Tiwari's death

Political leaders express grief over ND Tiwari's death

Former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister ND Tiwari passed away on Thursday in Delhi.

Oct 18, 2018, 20:33 PM IST

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