Twitter India: News
08 Nov 2022Congress Party
A Bengaluru civil court on Monday directed micro-blogging platform Twitter to temporarily block the official accounts of the Congress and its Bharat Jodo Yatra for unauthorized use of music from the superhit film KGF 2.
05 Nov 2022Twitter
Just a week after its takeoff by billionaire Elon Musk, Twitter has fired roughly half of its 7,500-strong workforce worldwide.
29 Jul 2022Twitter
Taxpayers have voiced a number of concerns over the income tax portal as the Income Tax Return (ITR) filing deadline approaches and have demanded an extension of the deadline.
30 Nov 2021Twitter
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday announced he would be stepping down from his role and the company's Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal will fill in.
22 Oct 2021Twitter
The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Manish Maheshwari, the former head of Twitter's India operations, in connection with a petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh Police.
13 Oct 2021Twitter
In early September, Twitter was spotted testing a feature that would allow you to conveniently remove a follower without blocking them. The feature was designed to make Twitterati feel safer on the platform.
09 Sep 2021Twitter
Microblogging platform Twitter's latest test feature for the web could come in handy if you are being abused online or just want to remove your followers without blocking them.
26 Aug 2021Twitter
In July, Twitter announced that it is retiring Fleets - disappearing tweets that resembled Instagram Stories. Now, the microblogging platform has announced that it will give that screen real estate (at the top of the user's timeline) to its Clubhouse competitor called Twitter Spaces.
15 Aug 2021Twitter
Last week, microblogging platform Twitter redesigned its user interface with the use of high contrast across visual elements like buttons and links while a new font called Chirp was added as well.
12 Aug 2021Twitter
Noticed anything different on Twitter recently? Well, it's intentional. The microblogging platform's Design department announced that alongside a host of tweaks to the web client and mobile app, Twitter has now switched to using its first proprietary font called Chirp.
10 Aug 2021Twitter
The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that Twitter Inc. now complies with the IT Rules, 2021 as it has appointed a permanent Chief Compliance Officer-cum-Resident Grievance Officer and a Nodal Contact Officer.
01 Jun 2021Twitter
Shortly after being slapped with a non-compliance notice by the Delhi High Court, Twitter is back in the news, albeit for a new feature.
26 May 2021Startups
India's homegrown Twitter rival Koo has raised $30 million (approximately Rs. 218 crore) in a Series-B funding round led by Tiger Global. Existing investors have also participated in the round.
25 May 2021Twitter
Twitter offices in Delhi and Gurugram were visited by the Special Cell of Delhi Police to serve a notice pertaining to the "Congress toolkit" case. This follows days after Twitter flagged BJP spokesman Sambit Patra's tweet as "manipulated media".
18 May 2021Twitter
In March, we reported that microblogging giant Twitter could give users an undo tweet feature to reconsider tweets before posting. The platform was also mulling ways to monetize the service with premium features.
16 May 2021Twitter
Twitter users on Android have finally received the new search feature restricted to Direct Messages (DMs).
27 Apr 2021Twitter
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.
05 Mar 2021Twitter
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.
10 Feb 2021Twitter
While Twitter found it easy to engineer regime change in the USA, India is proving to be a lot more resilient.
08 Feb 2021Twitter
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.
07 Feb 2021Twitter
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.
20 Oct 2020Twitter
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol-starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has clocked 25 years of release today.
22 Apr 2020Twitter
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.
24 Jan 2020Twitter
A recent study on online abuse has revealed the shocking reality of how women politicians in India are targeted on Twitter.
28 Nov 2019Mumbai
On Wednesday, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar clarified that a Twitter account (@jr_tendulkar) was impersonating his son Arjun.
10 Nov 2019India
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.
22 Apr 2019India
Twitter has roped in Manish Maheshwari, the former CEO of Network18 Digital group, as the Managing Director (MD) of its India operations.
25 Feb 2019Twitter
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.
22 Feb 2019India
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.
11 Feb 2019India
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.
06 Dec 2018India
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.
11 Sep 2018Twitter
Swara Bhasker is one of the few actresses in the industry who speaks her mind on social media.
28 May 2018India
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.
21 May 2018Omar Abdullah
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.
01 Feb 2018Twitter
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.
24 Mar 2017Twitter
Certain users might soon be able to access enhanced services on Twitter through a paid membership option it is considering.
10 Feb 2017Twitter
Twitter reported the slowest quarterly revenue growth since its IPO in 2013.