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Virat Kohli's birthday wish to MS Dhoni is the most retweeted sports tweet in India

On July 7, Kohli took to the microblogging site when India's iconic batsman, Dhoni, turned 38. Twitter was flooded with the hashtag of #HappyBirthdayDhoni and #Mahi and kept trending for the entire day on July 7, 2019. Several cricketers and celebrities also wished the Indian skipper on his birthday.

Dec 10, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as India MD

Based out of Delhi, he will oversee Twitter India`s teams in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru from April 29.

Apr 22, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

Twitter India apologises over CEO Jack Dorsey 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy' poster row

Some Twitter users accused Dorsey of "bigotry" and "racism" after the poster went viral.

Nov 20, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

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 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 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

Twitter goes down for millions of users in India, triggers panic

Popular micro-blogging site Twitter went down for users in India on Tuesday.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:33 PM IST

Twitter appoints Parag Agrawal as Chief Technology Officer

Parag Agrawal, who joined microblogging site in 2011 as an Ads Engineer, succeeds Adam Messinger who left in December 2016, the company said.

Mar 09, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

Suriya beats Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and other Bollywood superstars – Here’s how

'Suriya's 'Thaana Serndha Kootam' wins the ‘Golden tweet’ of 2017.

Dec 06, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

Twitterati celebrate as hashtag turns 10

Touted as one of the most widely used symbols in the digital age, the famous hashtag of Twitter turned 10 on Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Twitter announces 1st worldwide video relay

Twitter on Wednesday announced the world`s first creator-based video relay which will feature more than 24 hours of continuous content from nearly 40 creators across the globe -- including seven prominent personalities from India.

Aug 09, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Abhijeet Bhattacharya gets massive support after account suspension; singer calls Twitter 'anti-Modi' and 'anti-Hindu'

In one of his tweets, he insulted a woman Twitter user when she called him out for his tweets. However, despite all of this, his fans are still showing him with unconditional love and slamming Twitter for the act.

May 24, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Twitter elevates Taranjeet Singh as Country Director for India

While Twitter does not give country-specific user numbers, it counts India among its top five audience markets globally.

May 10, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Another major exodus at Twitter India, MD Parminder Singh quits

Just two days after Rishi Jaitly, head of Twitter India, announced his exit from the company, the microblogging network's Managing Director for India, Parminder Singh is also quiting the company.

Nov 03, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

Twitter India introduces live video interview series

Twitter India and digital video network PING Network are launching a live video interview series with business and technology leaders over Twitter`s live streaming app Periscope.

Sep 28, 2016, 14:02 PM IST

Twitter India appoints Viral Jani as Head of TV partnerships

"As part of his new role, Jani will work closely with the complete TV ecosystem of broadcasters, production houses and audience measurement systems to make Twitter the second screen to TV in India," the micro-blogging platform said in a statement.

Aug 20, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

I-Day: Type hashtag #India on Twitter and see what happens next!

As India celebrates its 69th Independence Day today, Twitter is also coloured with the patriotic zeal as it offers you a new tricolour emoji! 

Aug 15, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

India a 'huge focus market' for Twitter

Micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday said India is one of the fastest growing markets and a "huge focus market" for the company.

May 13, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Twitter to translate user policies in Hindi, Urdu

The user policies, which are guidelines to the kind of content that can be shared on the website, are currently available in English in India.

Apr 26, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

Twitter, Indian news media relation symbiotic: Rishi Jaitly

In an exclusive interview with Vibhuti Jaitly of Zee Media Group, Rishi Jaitly, Market Director, India and South East Asia, Twitter, talks about the acquisition, company's business strategy, Indian market and much more.

Feb 13, 2015, 19:12 PM IST