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Jennifer Aniston called out on Twitter for dissing Marvel films

"I think we would so love to have the era of Meg Ryan come back," she shared.

Oct 10, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

Twitter suffers global outage, thousands hit

Twitter Inc said late on Tuesday that the social media website and its dashboard management platform TweetDeck was hit with an outage, with thousands of global users left in the dark.

Oct 02, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to Bapu on Twitter

PM Modi pays tribute to Bapu on Twitter. To know more watch the video

Oct 02, 2019, 08:44 AM IST

Twitter removes thousands of fake accounts from UAE

Twitter has announced that it has shut down more than 4,000 fake accounts from its website. The company said that the suspended accounts were actively involved in a 'multi-faceted information operation' targeting Qatar and Iran, while favouring the Saudi government.

Sep 21, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Reporter dials dead man, Twitterati in splits

In a video, she said: "We tried to reach out to the man who died in this pursuit. They were unavailable for comment. Back to you." People on social media are trolling her for making an insensitive comment while covering the news.

Sep 20, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

New algorithm to identify cyber-bullies on Twitter

They developed algorithms to automatically classify two specific types of offensive online behaviour, i.e. cyber-bullying and cyber-aggression.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

As fake Twitter accounts of Dr K Sivan gets thousands of followers, ISRO issues alert

The Bengaluru-based ISRO said that its chairman K. Sivan does not have any personal account on any social media platforms and all the information on all such accounts are not authentic.

Sep 09, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi crosses 50 million followers on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, known for reaching out to masses through social media, continues to be the most followed Indian on Twitter with his followers crossing 50 million mark on the microblogging site.

Sep 09, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

#BanNetflix becomes buzzword on Twitter

Minhaj often picks up ongoing issues in India to talk about on "Patriot Act".

Sep 06, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

'Even the CEO is unsafe': Twitter reacts after Jack Dorsey's account gets hacked

Twitter on Saturday went into an overdrive after reports claiming that its CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey's account was hacked. The incident happened on Friday afternoon and the hackers had posted a string of rogue tweets, including racial slurs. 

Aug 31, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Adolf Hitler was innocent: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's hacked account sends racist tweets

One of the tweets from the hacked account said Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was innocent, while others contained derogatory comments about black people and Jews.

Aug 31, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

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

Twitter down: Micro-blogging site crashes worldwide, users clueless

The micro-blogging platform Twitter on Wednesday evening went down in most parts of the world including in India, according to the website tracking portal DownDetector.

Aug 21, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

Twitter leads $100mn funding in vernacular chat app ShareChat

Founded by three IIT-Kanpur graduates, the Bengaluru-based start-up is today valued at over $600 million. ShareChat offers its services in the following languages -- Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Assamese, Haryanvi, Rajasthani and Bhojpuri.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Twitter launches Ashoka Chakra emoji for 73rd Independence Day

The emoji will be live until August 18 and will be available in English and several Indic languages, such as Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali and Oriya, Twitter said.

Aug 14, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

Twitter to soon let users follow topics

Topics will be curated by Twitter, with individual tweets being identified through machine learning, and for now, only sports-related interests can be followed.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

Twitter announces Ashoka Chakra emoji to celebrate 73rd Independence Day

The specially designed emoji of the ‘Ashoka Chakra’ is a depiction of the Dharma Chakra; a wheel represented with 24 spokes in the national flag of India. It also represents India's highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield.

Aug 14, 2019, 14:43 PM IST

J&K Police seeks Twitter's help after Pakistani leader Rehman Malik posts fake video claiming Indian Army using helicopter gunships in Kashmir

Malik's brazen attempt trying to malign the Indian Army came even as Pakistan has been internationally isolated on Jammu and Kashmir. Malik tweeted that the people of Jammu and Kashmir had sent him the videos of the alleged firing from helicopter gunships.

Aug 13, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Twitter admits to user data leak, apologises

According to a blog-post published by Twitter on Tuesday, the user information that may have been shared without people's permission include country code, details of users' engagement with the ad and information about the ad.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Twitter testing 'Snooze' for its push notifications

This discovery was first made by Jane Manchun Wong who regularly discovers unreleased features on popular social media applications.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:14 PM IST