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09 Mar 2018


Government wants Twitter misuse to be under check before elections

The Indian government has asked Twitter to address the growing problem of social media misuse, especially ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the country.

09 Mar 2018

Stanford University

Twitter appoints distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal as CTO

Distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal, IIT-Bombay alumnus, has been appointed the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter.

03 Mar 2018

Anurag Kashyap

Abhishek Bachchan is back in action after 2 years

Making a comeback of sorts, Abhishek Bachchan has begun the shooting of his next film titled 'Manmarziyaan.'

02 Mar 2018

Health & Wellness

As Britain battles freezing cold, 'snow baby' born on roadside

As Britain and other parts of Europe brave freezing cold, a story of an incredible birth has warmed hearts across.

01 Mar 2018


Twitter launches Bookmarks feature to privately save tweets

Twitter has now globally launched its Bookmarks feature, which provides users a way to save the tweets they like or might want to revisit.

26 Feb 2018

Web Series

"Cannot feel my right arm," says Madhavan after shoulder surgery

Suffering from a severe shoulder surgery, actor R Madhavan underwent a shoulder surgery recently.

25 Feb 2018


Did Amitabh Bachchan have a premonition about Sridevi's death?

On Sunday, millions of Sridevi's fans in India and elsewhere woke up to the saddening news that the legendary actor was no more.

25 Feb 2018


Congress' 'tribute' to Sridevi leaves Twitterati angry, party backtracks

The untimely death of Sridevi has left millions of her fans in India and outside dazed.

25 Feb 2018


Decoding the Kardashian business model: What makes them so successful?

One disgruntled tweet by Kylie Jenner about Snapchat and its market value dips by $1.3 billion. This is what power looks like in the age of social media.

23 Feb 2018


Kylie's tweet wipes out $1.3 billion of Snap's market value

Though she must not have intended to, Kylie Jenner ended up hurting Snap (Snapchat's parent company) massively and that too with just a single tweet. Her disapproval of the app brought down its market value by $1.3 billion.

22 Feb 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter

Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.

13 Feb 2018


Post massive backlash, Sabyasachi defends his 'saree comment'

Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, who has been at the receiving end for his statements on saree, has now clarified, "I would take a similar stand on men's national clothing too."

11 Feb 2018


Eight tax officers to handle your GST queries online

In light of mass complaints regarding lack of information about the GST, the Finance Ministry has roped in eight tax officers, all assistant commissioners, to answer related queries on Twitter/email with immediate effect.

06 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

After Anupam Kher, Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, others hacked

In a multi-person hacking operation, the Twitter accounts of Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi, actor Anupam Kher, economist Kaushik Basu, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav were hacked earlier in the day.

06 Feb 2018


Anupam Kher reveals how his Twitter account got hacked

The Twitter account of veteran actor and FTII chairman Anupam Kher has been suspended after a group of pro-Pakistani Turkish hackers hacked the account.

06 Feb 2018


Salman Khan tweets 'mujhe ladki mil gayi'. But why?

Salman Khan's bachelorhood has always been in the news. All his affairs are covered widely by media, and he has been asked a million times about his marriage plans.

05 Feb 2018


Mumbai: Woman, tortured by husband, posts video on Twitter

In a gut wrenching video, a woman alleged 'physical and mental' torture by her husband and sought help from Mumbai Police. The video has gone viral, after the filmmaker Ashoke Pandit shared it on Twitter.

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.

02 Feb 2018


Record-number of condoms to be provided at 2018 Winter Olympics

2018 Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, has set a record even before the games have begun, for the largest number of condoms to be made available for participating athletes.

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.

26 Jan 2018


#DontAppAndDrive: Mumbai Police gives driving lessons to Mumbaikars

Mumbai Police has time and again tried to spread awareness messages to the residents, with a pinch of humor and wit.

24 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

'Nigeria isn't a shithole': Twitterati honors Oluyinka Olutoye, legendary doctor

President Donald Trump spouting racist statements is no longer a surprise. Recently, he had discussed whether US should take immigrants from "shithole" countries.

24 Jan 2018

Social Media

Twitter COO resigns to join SoFi; its shares fell 3.9%

At a time when Twitter is finally showing signs of a turnaround with more stability and growth, the social media company's COO Anthony Noto is leaving to take the top job at San Francisco-based fintech company SoFi.

21 Jan 2018


Mumbai Police is winning hearts with its filmy memes

Mumbai Police has once again taken Twitterati by storm. They won people's heart by posting filmy memes to teach some important life lessons.

18 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Reports claim Twitter employees can read DMs, Twitter denies

Project Veritas, a group of investigative journalists led by American activist James O'Keefe, recently released an undercover video which shows Twitter 'employees' admitting that they have access to users' direct messages (DMs).

17 Jan 2018


Mumbai police tweets cat video to teach traffic rules

To teach the residents of Mumbai a lesson on maintaining traffic discipline, the Mumbai police recently tweeted out an interesting cat video. The video shows a cat crossing the road after the traffic light changes its color.

15 Jan 2018


Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter's Jack Dorsey to leave Disney

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will no longer serve as Disney's board members.

14 Jan 2018


Twitter account of India's ambassador to the UN hacked

The Twitter of account of India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin was reportedly hacked by Turkish hackers.

12 Jan 2018


IKEA wants women to pee on its ad. Here's why

Known for quirky ads, IKEA has come up with arguably its most controversial yet.

12 Jan 2018

Karan Johar

Karan Johar announces name of Akshay's leading lady in Kesari

Karan Johar took to Twitter to announce the name of the leading lady of his upcoming film 'Kesari' with Akshay Kumar, but with a major blooper.

11 Jan 2018


The mysterious case of F1 superstar Hamilton & social media

Four-time Formula One champion, Lewis Hamilton has mysteriously disappeared from social media leaving the press and 11 million followers wondering what the British driver is up to.

10 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Anti-government Pakistani reporter Taha Siddiqui escapes kidnapping bid

Pakistan made yet another attempt to silence an anti-establishment journalist on Wednesday, though unsuccessfully so.

09 Jan 2018


Book Indane LPG cylinder on Facebook and Twitter! Here's how

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has allowed consumers to book LGP cylinders via SMS, phone or online, but now it has expanded the service to even Facebook and Twitter!

08 Jan 2018

North Korea

Why won't Twitter remove controversial tweets?

Twitter recently released a statement explaining why it won't block tweets from world leaders, although they might be controversial.

06 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Tell-all book on Donald Trump released early amid ban threats

Fire and Fury, the explosive new book that makes shocking revelations of what goes inside Trump's White House, was released on Friday, four days prior to its scheduled Tuesday launch, defeating Trump's attempts to ban it.

Mohammed Shami becomes a victim of religious trolls

Indian pacer, Mohammed Shami, has once again become a target of religious trolls. He was trolled for posting a picture of Shiva Linga, conveying his wishes to his followers on New Year's day.

03 Jan 2018


Paris Hilton gets engaged to long-time beau Chris Zylka

Reality TV star and socialite Paris Hilton took to Twitter to announce that she is engaged to her long-time boyfriend Chris Zylka.

03 Jan 2018

North Korea

"My nuclear button is bigger!": What's Trump actually talking about?

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are at it again.

30 Dec 2017


When Suhana Khan was trolled on Twitter

Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan's 17-year old daughter Suhana, who's growing up to be a smart and stylish woman, recently fell prey to the Twitterati's wrath.