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Twitter removes precise location tagging on app

Twitter users can opt out of location-sharing features in its "privacy and safety" menu.

Jun 20, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

Deshhit: Divya Spandana tweets 'photoshopped' picture of PM Modi

Congress’ social media chief, Divya Spandana tweets 'photoshopped' picture of PM Modi. The tweeted image compares Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 29, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

Twitter flooded with over 30 lakh tweets on Karnataka Assembly elections

Micro-blogging platform Twitter registered over 30 lakh tweets related to Karnataka Assembly elections in the past three weeks, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) garnering 51 percent of the share of voice, Twitter announced on Wednesday. Congress registered 42 percent and Janata Dal Secular (JD S) seven percent of mentions on Twitter in the April 25-May 15 period.

May 16, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

Twitter's user display names length doubled to 50 characters

To change your display name, the user can head over to their Twitter profile, click on "Edit Profile" on the right side of the page, and then click on the current display name.

Nov 11, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Twitter suspends Abhijeet Bhattacharya's account

The move by the microblogging site came after social media users accused the 58-year-old singer of using "inappropriate" and "insulting" language.

May 24, 2017, 08:01 AM IST

Twitter makes room; @usernames won't count toward your tweet's 140 characters

Twitter has begun rolling out changes to let people pack more into tweets, subtracting from the character count names of those being replied to in posts.

Mar 31, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Tweets may predict your dieting success: Study

 Other traits of successful dieters are that they tend to be more focused on topics related to health and fitness, and they are more socially interactive.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Court allows police with warrant to spy private Twitter messages, tweets

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that law enforcement agencies can view private messages and tweets from private accounts on Twitter if they get a warrant.

Feb 04, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Twitter eases 140-character limit on tweets

Twitter announced Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, implementing a policy announced in May to no longer factor certain add-ons including pictures into a message`s length.

Sep 19, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

Twitter blast: Virender Sehwag not yet retired!

The 37-year-old has taken the social media by storm, churning out perfectly timed hilarious posts, day after day.

Jul 29, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

'Bullish' tweets offer clues to stock performance

A strong co-relation does exist between the mood of a day's worth of tweets about a particular stock and the performance of that stock, added Jim Kyung-Soo Liew from Hopkins' Carey Business School.

Jul 26, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Twitter forces tweet-archiving PostGhost to shut down

Twitter sent a notice to PostGhost that recording deleted tweets was a violation of the service's terms.

Jul 11, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

Smriti Irani thanks PM Modi for new role as Textile Minister

30 PM for getting detailed updates!

Jul 06, 2016, 15:58 PM IST

Vijay Mallya tweets defence after ED attaches his properties

After his properties worth Rs 1,411 crore were attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday in the issue of money laundering related with the IDBI loan default case beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya tweeted his defence.

Jun 11, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

UK's most wanted woman terrorist threatens strikes in tweets

Sally Jones, a former punk rocker who travelled to Syria after converting to Islam, praised the publication of a hit-list of US drone pilots.

May 08, 2016, 17:41 PM IST

Now flag multiple abusive Tweets at once

The new change will be rolled out on iOS, Android and on twitter.com. Users worldwide are expected to get access to the feature in the coming weeks.

Apr 26, 2016, 10:43 AM IST

What tweets can tell us about future

Can a flow of information across Twitter signal about a momentous future event? According to a new study, "yes" it can.

Apr 08, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

Tweets from official accounts can cease rumours: Study

The research claims that tweets from “official accounts” like emergency responders, government agencies or media companies can can bring down the pace of rumours on Twitter and correct misinformation.

Apr 07, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Now you can easily share tweets via direct messages!

The popular microblogging site Twitter has added a new a button that allows the user to easily share tweets through direct messages.

Apr 06, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Microsoft's AI bot resurfaces on Twitter, goes haywire again

 Microsoft's artificial intelligence (AI)-powered bot which was activated on Twitter last week for a playful chat with people, only to get silenced within 24 hours as users started sharing racist comments with it, was accidentally resurrected again and messed it all up once again.

Mar 31, 2016, 12:54 PM IST