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These are the most tweeted hashtags of 2019 in India

With Tamil action-drama film #Viswasam grabbing the top spot, the trend reflected the rise of regional entertainment on Twitter.

Aug 23, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

New chatbot Shakti to help women fight workplace harassment

The bot is available 24x7 and can be accessed by logging into one's Facebook account and sending a message to the page "MeToo India".

Dec 05, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

Know why #LoveTwitter is trending on Twitter!

The hashtag #LoveTwitter is one of the top trends on the micro-blogging site today

Mar 21, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Twitter activism can help fight for racial justice

Researchers analyzed three types of data: 40.8 million tweets, over 100,000 web links and 40 interviews of BLM activists and allies.

Mar 08, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

With ''$Cashtags'' Twitter plays greater campaign finance role

When Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential election campaign took over earlier this year the Twitter and Facebook accounts he had used in his Senate election races, there was almost no-one following him. 

Sep 16, 2015, 04:09 AM IST

Hashtag created to share stories of racism and pain after 9/11

A 19-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has created a twitter hashtag to highlight the racial attacks faced by Muslims and brown people after the September 11 terror attacks.

Sep 13, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

Twitter hashtag to fight racial attacks in US

An Indian American woman has created #AfterSeptember11 on micro-blogging site Twitter to speak up against the racial attacks Indians have been facing in the US after the September 11 terror attacks.

Sep 12, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Abhishek Bachchan spreads 'love and positivity' on Twitter

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, has started a 'love and positivity' hashtag on micro blogging site recently.

Aug 16, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Instagram now bans #goddess hashtag

 Photo-sharing app Instagram has banned the hashtag #goddess because "inappropriate" images were allegedly shared, media reports said.

Jul 30, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Trending! 'Things that unite Indians' catching up on Twitter

Look what's trending! Interestingly Indians have come up with something unique despite of their mid-week office tensions and are trending hashtag #ThingsThatUniteIndians on social networking site Twitter.

Jul 02, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Bobby Jindal's 'Ask Bobby' hashtag backfires on him

Indian-American Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal once again found himself at the butt of jokes after he invited questions on Twitter which attracted a barrage of tweets with people asking bizarre questions, poking fun at him.

Jul 02, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Hashtag named children's word of the year

Social media sensation hashtag has been named children's word of the year by Oxford University Press (OUP) here on Wednesday.

May 28, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Are Tweets to now start popping up in Google searches?

Google and Twitter have joined hands and officially announced thatmobile users will now be able to view tweets if they search with "hashtag."

May 20, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Instagram scraps suggestive d**k-like aubergine emoji

As Instagram announced its decision to allow users to hashtag emojis, it has left out an emoji that was universally used as a code for penis- the aubergine.

Apr 29, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

2014: Top 10 fastest rising Twitter hashtag trends in India

The micro-blogging site Twitter continues to be the world’s largest social networking platform for live or public conversations.

Dec 12, 2014, 11:30 AM IST

Vatican calls for global ceasefire during World Cup final

The Vatican on Friday called for a truce in wars around the globe during Sunday`s World Cup final, taking to social media with the hashtag #pauseforpeace as a conflict in the Gaza Strip escalates and killings continue in Ukraine.

Jul 11, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Facebook testing Twitter-like trending topics section

Facebook is on a major experimentation trip these days. To make Facebook even more useful and popular, Facebook is testing new things, the latest being the Trending Topics section.

Sep 02, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

Facebook hashtag fails to take off?

Using hashtags in Facebook posts may be a fun strategy for companies trying to grab the attention of consumers, however, it doesn`t appear to be paying off, a new study has claimed.

Jul 29, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

Margaret Thatcher death hashtag mistaken for Cher`s

Music legend Cher fell victim to an Internet death hoax after a hashtag, intended to be about Britain`s former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, was misread by her fans.

Apr 09, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

Facebook to use Twitter`s iconic hashtag style

Social networking giant Facebook is planning to adopt Twitter`s iconic hashtag symbol, a report has said.

Mar 15, 2013, 10:26 AM IST