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Twitter will display region-specific vaccination information prompt in user timelines

27 Apr 2021

Twitter will display region-specific vaccination information prompt in user timelines

On April 26, popular microblogging platform Twitter said that this week, it will display a prompt with region-specific COVID-19 vaccine information at the top of people's timelines.

Undo tweet feature spotted, could be launched soon

05 Mar 2021

Undo tweet feature spotted, could be launched soon

Application decoder Jane Manchun Wong on Twitter discovered an animation on the platform suggesting that Twitter is actively exploring the concept of an undo tweet feature.

NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter won't block politicians unless Trump, and more

10 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter won't block politicians unless Trump, and more

While Twitter found it easy to engineer regime change in the USA, India is proving to be a lot more resilient.

Indian government-Twitter row: All you need to know

08 Feb 2021

Indian government-Twitter row: All you need to know

In recent days, calls for Twitter to quit India have risen. The microblogging website is facing immense criticism for violating the Indian law by unblocking accounts it had been directed to withhold.

Twitter India Public Policy Director Mahima Kaul resigns

07 Feb 2021

Twitter India Public Policy Director Mahima Kaul resigns

Twitter's Public Policy Director for India and South Asia, Mahima Kaul, resigned from her post in January citing personal reasons, a senior official confirmed on Sunday.

'DDLJ' turns 25: SRK becomes 'Raj,' Kajol 'Simran' once again

20 Oct 2020

'DDLJ' turns 25: SRK becomes 'Raj,' Kajol 'Simran' once again

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol-starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has clocked 25 years of release today.

Health Ministry launches Twitter service to answer questions around COVID-19

22 Apr 2020

Health Ministry launches Twitter service to answer questions around COVID-19

In a major development, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a Twitter service to address public concerns and queries around the novel coronavirus disease.

Indian women politicians face more online abuse than US/UK counterparts

24 Jan 2020

Indian women politicians face more online abuse than US/UK counterparts

A recent study on online abuse has revealed the shocking reality of how women politicians in India are targeted on Twitter.

Fake account of Arjun Tendulkar suspended after Sachin demanded action

28 Nov 2019

Fake account of Arjun Tendulkar suspended after Sachin demanded action

On Wednesday, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar clarified that a Twitter account (@jr_tendulkar) was impersonating his son Arjun.

Why are Twitter users switching to the social platform Mastodon?

10 Nov 2019

Why are Twitter users switching to the social platform Mastodon?

Ever since Twitter suspended the account of the Supreme Court lawyer twice, several users of the micro-blogging site have been moving to the alternative social network Mastodon.

Twitter appoints former Network18 Digital CEO as India MD

22 Apr 2019

Twitter appoints former Network18 Digital CEO as India MD

Twitter has roped in Manish Maheshwari, the former CEO of Network18 Digital group, as the Managing Director (MD) of its India operations.

Parliamentary Committee gives Jack Dorsey 10 days to answer questions

25 Feb 2019

Parliamentary Committee gives Jack Dorsey 10 days to answer questions

On Monday, the Parliamentary Committee on IT met with Twitter's Global Vice President of Public Policy Colin Crowell in lieu of CEO Jack Dorsey.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will not appear before parliamentary panel

22 Feb 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will not appear before parliamentary panel

Despite the Indian government summoning Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT on February 25, Twitter has said that Dorsey will not attend the hearing.

Twitter CEO told to appear before Parliamentary Panel

11 Feb 2019

Twitter CEO told to appear before Parliamentary Panel

Days after it was reported that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had refused to appear for a hearing before India's Parliamentary Committee on IT, panel head Anurag Thakur has said that he has again been summoned for a hearing on February 25.

Twitter India releases 2018's Biggest Moments in India on Twitter

06 Dec 2018

Twitter India releases 2018's Biggest Moments in India on Twitter

The year 2018 has surely been a roller-coaster ride, and because we live in the world of social media, people have connected, debated, learned and had conversations on Twitter.

Swara gets Vivek's Twitter account locked after his problematic tweet

11 Sep 2018

Swara gets Vivek's Twitter account locked after his problematic tweet

Swara Bhasker is one of the few actresses in the industry who speaks her mind on social media.

Twitter launches a special emoji for Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala'

28 May 2018

Twitter launches a special emoji for Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala'

Twitter today launched first ever "emoji" for superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film "Kaala", which is produced by his son-in-law Dhanush's production banner Wunderbar Films.

J&K Police books man for criticizing the government's move

21 May 2018

J&K Police books man for criticizing the government's move

A case was registered today against a man for his alleged tweet criticizing the government's move to suspend anti-terror operations in J&K.

Over 14 lakh budget posts on Twitter in one week

05 Feb 2018

Over 14 lakh budget posts on Twitter in one week

Twitter India registered more than 14 lakh budget-related posts in the last one week (January 26-February 2), it recently revealed.

Amitabh Bachchan suffers drop in followers, is angry with Twitter

01 Feb 2018

Amitabh Bachchan suffers drop in followers, is angry with Twitter

Amitabh Bachchan is no longer the most followed Indian movie star on Twitter. Of course, he is angry. So much so that he has threatened to leave the micro-blogging site.

Twitter India launches Lite for weak connectivity

07 Apr 2017

Twitter India launches Lite for weak connectivity

Twitter on April 6 launched Twitter Lite in India in collaboration with Vodafone, a platform specially designed for regions where connectivity is poor.

Twitter relaxes 140-character limit for replies

01 Apr 2017

Twitter relaxes 140-character limit for replies

Twitter has found a way to ease the 140 character limit for replying to tweets. Twitter has now excluded usernames from the character count for replies.

Twitter considers paid membership option for select users

24 Mar 2017

Twitter considers paid membership option for select users

Certain users might soon be able to access enhanced services on Twitter through a paid membership option it is considering.

Twitter ad revenue falls even after restructuring job cuts

10 Feb 2017

Twitter ad revenue falls even after restructuring job cuts

Twitter reported the slowest quarterly revenue growth since its IPO in 2013.

BSE-Twitter tie up to provide investors live stock notifications

19 Sep 2016

BSE-Twitter tie up to provide investors live stock notifications

Bombay Stock Exchange has tied up with social media platform Twitter to enable its investors to obtain live stock information and updates.