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29 Dec 2017

Global Warming

As America freezes, Trump suggests using bit of global warming

Donald Trump mocked climate change on Friday, displaying once again how little he thinks of the modern world's most imminent threat.

19 Dec 2017

Hate Speech

Twitter enforces anti-abuse rules: Nazis, racists may finally get banned

For years, Twitter has been criticized for failing to curb online abuse and protect its users from hate-speech, harassment, and bullying.

13 Dec 2017

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma's 3rd double ton: Who said what?

It was the 'Rohit Sharma show' in the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka at Mohali.

07 Dec 2017


Simmba: Ranveer Singh to play a quirky cop

Known for his quirks and comic antics, actor Ranveer Singh took to Twitter on Thursday to announce his next film with Rohit Shetty, 'Simmba'.

06 Dec 2017

Amitabh Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan gives a befitting reply to a troller

Abhishek Bachchan may be away from the silver screen for the longest time now but he is very active on Twitter.

06 Dec 2017

Barack Obama

Obama and 'chicken-nugget guy' rule Twitter: Top trends of 2017

Twitter has released its top trends for 2017, and Barack Obama, a guy on a chicken nugget quest, LeBron James and Ariana Grande took the top honors.

05 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Another Twitter goof-up by Congress scion Rahul Gandhi

With Gujarat election inching closer and the upcoming declaration of Congress's new party president, Rahul Gandhi has several excuses to be in news. But the Gandhi-Nehru scion is making headlines for a reason less flattering.

30 Nov 2017

San Francisco

Meet the "20-something" who deactivated Donald Trump's Twitter account

On November 2, 2017, Twitter users rejoiced as US President Donald Trump's account temporarily vanished.

30 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Trump lands himself in a fiasco after re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos

US President Donald Trump is no stranger to Twitter controversies. However, he might have taken it too far this time around.

28 Nov 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Donkeys arrested for destroying plants outside jail in UP: Report

In a bizarre incident, a herd of eight donkeys was arrested last week for destroying exotic plants outside a jail in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district.

26 Nov 2017


For those who didn't know, KRK is back on Twitter!

For all fans out there, the super-famous KRK is back on Twitter!

26 Nov 2017

South Korea

After Google, Twitter admits to unauthorized use of location data

In yet another instance of unauthorized use of user data, Twitter has admitted that specific locations included in some users' tweets were revealed without their consent.

22 Nov 2017


Rishi Kapoor stoops to a new low, body-shames pregnant Beyonce

It seems controversies and Rishi Kapoor can't stay away from each other for a long time.

22 Nov 2017


Mumbai cops respond to 'ATM cloning device alert' after 12hours!

Mumbai Police might be winning fans on Twitter, but according to a recent report, it is far from reliable outside of social media.

22 Nov 2017


Congress red-faced after Yuva Desh's "chai-wala" meme mocks PM Modi

As Gujarat goes to polls next month, Congress has thrust itself into a new controversy.

22 Nov 2017


British embassy in Jordan appoints ex-rescue cat as 'chief mouser'

The British embassy in Jordan has recently appointed 'Lawrence of Abdoun,' a fluffy black-and-white tom, as its chief mouser.

20 Nov 2017


Shashi Tharoor's tweet on Manushi Chhillar irks Twitterati

Call it a "farrago" of humor or "distortion" of freedom but Shashi Tharoor's tongue-in-cheek remark on Miss World Manushi Chhillar came as a rude-shocker to many of his followers.

19 Nov 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan Defence's Twitter account suspended for morphed anti-India photos

The Twitter account of the Pakistan Defence Forum, a long-running portal dedicated to Pakistan's armed forces, has been suspended shortly after posting fake anti-India news.

09 Nov 2017


Singer Sia silences snoopy paparazzo by sharing her nudes

Celebrities use various ways to react to the leak of their nude images, but none so far have done what Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler did recently.

08 Nov 2017

Social Media

You can now tweet in 280 characters, but should you?

About 1.5 months after launching a new feature on an experimental basis, Twitter has finally made it official for all: everyone can now tweet up to 280 characters instead of its signature 140.

03 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Trump briefly vanished from Twitter, users rejoiced

For about 11 minutes yesterday, the account of US President Donald Trump, an active Twitter user, disappeared.

31 Oct 2017


Apple has been categorizing your 'bra' photos for a year

Apple's AI has been quietly analyzing photos to recognize "brassieres" and automatically categorize images featuring bras into a group in the iPhone's Photos app.

30 Oct 2017


There's something wrong about Google's cheeseburger emoji!

Microblogging site Twitter has erupted into "delicious" debate over Google's cheeseburger emoji thanks to Baekdal Media founder, Thomas Baekdal.

24 Oct 2017


Late GST filing fees waived off for August and September

In major relief for taxpayers, the government has waived off penalties on delayed filing of GST returns for August and September.

22 Oct 2017

Rahul Gandhi

BJP, Congress in war of words over Rahul's Twitter popularity

Rahul Gandhi's recent resurgence on Twitter has triggered a war of words between BJP and Congress members after an ANI news report suggested that 'bots' or web robots were mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets.

22 Oct 2017


Tech giants take a stand against extremist content

Tech giants Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have agreed to take stricter action regarding extremist content posted on their platforms.

16 Oct 2017


Rahul taunts Modi on Trump's U-turn on Pakistan

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to slam PM Narendra Modi as US President Donald Trump did an about turn with respect to Pakistan.

14 Oct 2017


Kejriwal's iconic blue WagonR recovered two days after theft

Two days after being stolen from outside the Delhi Secretariat, CM Arvind Kejriwal's iconic blue WagonR has been recovered.

13 Oct 2017


#WomenBoycottTwitter after Rose McGowan's account suspended

Yesterday, Hollywood actor Rose McGowan took to Instagram to announce Twitter had suspended her account for 12 hours. Gowan is one of the many who have spoken out against producer Harvey Weinstein over alleged sexual harassment.

13 Oct 2017


AAP announces reward for information on Kejriwal's stolen WagonR

The police still have no clue about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's stolen blue WagonR, so the AAP has now announced a reward for information. The amount hasn't been revealed though.

12 Oct 2017


Kejriwal's famous blue WagonR stolen from outside Delhi Secretariat

On 12th Oct, the famous blue "WagonR" of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was reported stolen from outside the Delhi Secretariat.

27 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Twitter may double tweet length to 280 characters

Social media platform Twitter is testing a longer character limit so users can "easily express themselves."

18 Sep 2017

Social Media

No more creative memes from Bengaluru Police on Twitter!

After gaining massive popularity for innovative memes on social media, including those on Game of Thrones, Narcos, and Harry Potter among others, Bengaluru Police would now stick to the conventional methods of reaching out to citizens on Twitter.

13 Sep 2017


Anti-porn crusader US Senator Ted Cruz is trending for porn!

US Senator Ted Cruz faced an embarrassing situation when his verified Twitter account "liked" a two-minute video by @SexuallPosts on Monday.

04 Sep 2017


Several Kashmiri Twitter accounts post illegal content, says Twitter

Several Kashmiri Twitter users who are vocal about the Valley's conflict have received an official mail from Twitter's legal department notifying them of the illegality of their content.

29 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Twitter: Some lesser-known facts about the blue bird

Twitter, which was created back in 2006, over the span of 11 years, has ballooned into one of the biggest social media platforms out there.

27 Aug 2017


WhatsApp will soon have verified accounts like Twitter, Facebook

WhatsApp is one of the most popular mobile messaging applications out there and it also enjoys a strong user base in India.

27 Aug 2017


FIR against Rishi Kapoor for posting an obscene tweet

An FIR has now been filed against actor Rishi Kapoor by the President of Jai Ho Foundation, an NGO for posting an obscene video of a child on his Twitter handle.

23 Aug 2017

Mohammad Kaif

Mohammad Kaif hails triple talaq verdict, gets trolled

Several celebrities, especially cricketers, have had to face abuses by trolls online for relatively 'normal' things, like when Mohammad Shami celebrated his daughter's birthday, or when Mohammad Kaif played chess with his son.