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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Feb 2017
Twitter ad revenue falls even after restructuring job cuts
Twitter reported the slowest quarterly revenue growth since its IPO in 2013.
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.