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26 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

How are employees and Twitterati reacting to Musk's Twitter buyout

After nearly two weeks and countless back-and-forths, Elon Musk has come out on top of the bitter takeover battle between himself and Twitter.

26 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk buys Twitter; Jameela Jamil will 'never tweet again'

British actor Jameela Jamil will "never tweet again."

26 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's first tweet as Twitter owner: What he posted

In his first tweet as the owner of the microblogging platform Twitter, Elon Musk hailed "free speech" as "the bedrock of a functioning democracy."

26 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion; vows major changes

Twitter has accepted Elon Musk's offer and sold itself to the world's richest man for approximately $44 billion in one of the biggest tech deals ever.

25 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk set to fully acquire Twitter for $43 billion

Twitter is about to accept Elon Musk's 'best and final' offer and sell itself to the world's richest man, according to Reuters that cites people familiar with the matter.

25 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

After adopting 'poison pill,' Twitter re-examining Elon Musk's buyout offer

Twitter is re-evaluating Elon Musk's buyout proposal as fresh negotiations between the two camps are underway.

22 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

'Poison pill' to 'tender offer': Decoding Musk's Twitter takeover strategy

For those who are wondering whether Elon Musk gave up on his pursuit of Twitter, well, you shouldn't.

19 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Twitter board salary will be $0 if bid succeeds: Musk

In another episode of Elon Musk v/s Twitter, the multi-billionaire took a swipe at the board of Twitter.

16 Apr 2022


Rumors about A$AP Rocky cheating on Rihanna are not true

So, is Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's relationship not so rocky after all?

16 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Twitter mounts 'poison pill' defense to resist Musk's takeover attempt

The ongoing Twitter-Elon Musk saga seems unlikely to end anytime soon.

15 Apr 2022

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Prince rejects Musk's Twitter offer; Vanguard becomes largest shareholder

Elon Musk's offer to buy 100% of Twitter for $43 billion was rejected by Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal—who owns a stake in Twitter through Kingdom Holding Company.

15 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi

Grammy-winner Ricky Kej asks PM Narendra Modi his anti-aging 'secrets'

Two times Grammy winner Ricky Kej met Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Thursday.

14 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Is Twitter headed for a hostile takeover by Elon Musk?

Another day, another twist!

11 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk makes U-turn; will not join Twitter's board

Elon Musk, who recently disclosed a 9.2% passive stake in microblogging platform Twitter, has decided not to join its board.

10 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Reduce Twitter Blue's subscription price, ban advertising, says Elon Musk

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, who recently disclosed a 9.2% stake in Twitter, has suggested a variety of changes to the microblogging platform's Twitter Blue premium subscription service.

06 Apr 2022

Social Media

Twitter is getting an edit button. Is it Musk effect?

Microblogging platform Twitter has finally decided to add the frequently requested 'edit' button. The company, via a tweet, has announced that it is working on a new feature that will let users edit their tweets after posting them.

05 Apr 2022


Several YouTube channels, social media accounts blocked for anti-India content

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has blocked 18 Indian and four Pakistani YouTube channels and multiple social media accounts for spreading fake news and anti-India content.

05 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk joining Twitter's board of directors; "significant improvements" incoming

A day after acquiring a passive stake of 9.2% in Twitter, Elon Musk is now set to join the company's board of directors.

04 Apr 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk now holds four times Dorsey's stake in Twitter

Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk, in a regulatory filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has disclosed he holds a 9.2% stake in the microblogging platform Twitter.

03 Apr 2022


Sri Lanka economic crisis: Social media blocked as protests spread

The Sri Lankan government has barred access to all social media sites in its latest attempt to prevent protests against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

23 Mar 2022

SS Rajamouli

'RRR': Why is Twitter raging with #BoycottRRRInKarnataka since morning?

After waiting for several months, SS Rajamouli's epic offering RRR is finally headed for its big-screen debut on March 25 across the world.

22 Feb 2022

Deepika Padukone

Shah Rukh Khan is officially back on social media!

Shah Rukh Khan is back, people!

Online game Wordle saves 80-year-old woman from hostage situation

Popular Twitter word game Wordle recently saved the life of an 80-year-old woman in the United States.

08 Feb 2022


Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, a professor at the Savitribai Phule Pune University was appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Monday.

02 Feb 2022


Government holds heated meet with Twitter, Facebook, Google: Report

In the latest altercation between the government and tech giants, officials had heated discussions with Facebook, Google, and Twitter over their failure to proactively remove "fake news" from their platforms, reports citing Reuters sources claimed.

14 Jan 2022

South Africa

Open books, close your legs: South African minister tells schoolgirls

A South African minister has courted controversy after advising abstinence to schoolgirls in Mokopane, Limpopo.

12 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi's Twitter account 'briefly compromised,' shares cryptocurrency scam link

PM Narendra Modi's personal Twitter account was "briefly compromised" in the early hours of Sunday.

30 Nov 2021


Indian CEOs now manage these leading Silicon Valley technology companies

Parag Agrawal's transition from the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter to the microblogging platform's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a landmark moment for the company.

30 Nov 2021

Jack Dorsey

Everything you should know about Twitter's new CEO Parag Agrawal

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.

29 Nov 2021

Jack Dorsey

Parag Agrawal to replace Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

Jack Dorsey announced on Monday that he will be stepping down as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the microblogging site Twitter Inc.

07 Nov 2021


Twitter makes it easier to search tweets from specific accounts

Some Twitter users on iOS are now able to search for specific keywords in the tweets made by a particular user.

SC issues notice to ex-Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari

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.

21 Oct 2021


Trump to launch own social media platform for the 'non-woke'

Former President Donald Trump was booted off of Big Tech social media platforms and his blog met an untimely demise too. Like a proverbial phoenix rising from its ashes, Trump has announced an entirely new media company and plans to launch his own social media and OTT content platforms.

18 Oct 2021


Fabindia faces wrath of netizens over its Jashn-e-Riwaaz ad campaign

Popular ethnic wear chain Fabindia had recently launched a festive ad campaign to promote its Jashn-e-Riwaaz collection.

14 Oct 2021


Twitter testing Reddit-inspired downvote option globally, more users get feature

After introducing a Reddit-inspired downvoting test for tweet replies in July, Twitter is rolling out the feature to more people globally as part of its attempts to get nuanced feedback on conversations.

13 Oct 2021

Social Media

Here's how you can 'soft block' your Twitter followers

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.

08 Oct 2021

Jack Dorsey

Twitter tests anti-abuse heads-up prompts for potentially intense conversations

In its latest attempt to combat pervasive harassment on its platform, Twitter is testing an anti-abuse feature that gives its users a heads-up before they enter potentially heated conversations.

27 Sep 2021

Shahid Kapoor

My ambition is to do justice to every opportunity: Shahid

Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor says he is fortunate to realize his dream of becoming an actor and hopes to develop his craft to the best of his ability.

09 Sep 2021

Twitter India

Twitter testing new feature to remove unwanted followers, prevent abuse

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.

02 Sep 2021


LinkedIn discontinues Stories feature in favor of 'short-form video format'

Microsoft-owned networking platform LinkedIn recently announced that it is shutting down its Stories feature that allowed users to post content that disappears after 24 hours, just like Instagram and Snapchat stories.