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28 Nov 2022China
How is China using porn to control news about protests?
Thousands of people in China have taken to the streets to protest against the Xi Jinping government's 'zero-COVID policy.'
28 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Musk touts 'everything app' as Twitter sign-ups reach all-time high
Twitter is at a better place than it was last year during the same time, says Elon Musk, the company's new owner and CEO. According to him, the number of new users joining the platform is at an "all-time high."
25 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk to launch Twitter's new multicolored verification next week
Twitter's new verification system is coming back. This time with more colors.
25 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk offers amnesty to suspended Twitter accounts after poll
A good piece of news for suspended Twitter accounts - Elon Musk has announced that Twitter will offer "general amnesty" to suspended Twitter accounts. The decision came after a poll.
23 Nov 2022Amazon India
Labour Ministry summons Amazon India over firing of employees
The Ministry of Labour and Employment on Wednesday summoned Amazon India in connection with the company's alleged forced firing of employees, IANS reported.
23 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk wants Twitter to have encrypted DMs, video chat
Elon Musk wants Twitter to be more than just a global town square where people share their opinion in the public. He wants the microblogging platform to be the go-to option for its users to send direct messages as well.
22 Nov 2022Congress Party
Actors paid to walk in Bharat Jodo Yatra, claims BJP
Numerous Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including the likes of its IT cell in-charge Amit Malviya, claimed on Tuesday that actors were being paid to walk with Rahul Gandhi in the Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY).
Who is George Hotz, Musk's new 'intern' fixing Twitter search?
George Hotz once famously turned down an offer to work at Tesla. He later founded Comma.ai to bring Tesla-like autopilot functionality to other cars.
Elon Musk holds off Twitter Blue's relaunch again
Twitter Blue isn't coming back on November 29. Elon Musk has announced that the platform's new subscription-based verification system won't be back until the company is certain of stopping impersonations.
20 Nov 2022Jeff Bezos
'Postpone large purchases': Amazon founder Jeff Bezos warns of recession
Billionaire entrepreneur and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has warned of economic recession in the world.
20 Nov 2022Donald Trump
Donald Trump returns to Twitter after Elon Musk's 'favorable poll'
The wheels of change are already turning at the microblogging platform Twitter.
18 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Hundreds of Twitter employees resign after Musk's 'be hardcore' ultimatum
A new wave of resignations has hit Twitter after Elon Musk's 'be hardcore and stay or leave with a severance pay' ultimatum.
18 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Twitter to get automatic conversion of long tweets, encrypted DMs
Elon Musk's Twitter isn't just about different colored check marks. The platform is also working on some exciting new features.
17 Nov 2022Amazon
#NewsBytesExplainer: What is causing the 'layoff season' in tech world?
Layoff season is here. After over two decades of booming stocks and high-paid jobs, the tech industry is now in the middle of a rough patch.
16 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk to relaunch new Twitter Blue on November 29
Elon Musk has learned his lesson. The new Twitter Blue won't be back until it is "rock solid."
15 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk fires Twitter engineer who 'corrected' him about RPCs
Elon Musk is not done axing Twitter employees. Unlike when he fired roughly 50% of the company or thousands of contractors, it's a single employee this time.
14 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk and Twitter employees engage in war of words
Elon Musk's Twitter never ceases to amaze us with the drama it has in store. It's a known secret that Twitter employees are not big fans of the new owner-cum-CEO.
Twitter reactivates 'Official' tag hours after removing it
The gray tick and the 'Official' tag are back on Twitter. If you remember, the features were announced yesterday and got removed the same day.
Twitter Blue arrives in India at Rs. 719/month: Check features
Twitter has reportedly started rolling out its paid subscription service, Twitter Blue, in India. Some users in the country have started receiving prompts about the new service.
Elon Musk warns Twitter staff of bankruptcy as chaos deepens
In his first all-hands with Twitter employees, Elon Musk painted a bleak picture of the company's future. During the meeting, Musk raised the possibility of the company going bankrupt.
Musk wants Twitter employees to come to office; ends work-from-home
In Elon Musk's first email to Twitter staff, he reversed the company's permanent work-from-home policy.
10 Nov 2022Meta
#NewsBytesExplainer: Major tech layoffs in the post-pandemic era
The year 2022 has been a weird one for tech-based companies around the world. Following a decade of riding the stock market bull and a pandemic peak, they are now faced with a glum post-pandemic reality.
10 Nov 2022Bigg Boss
'Bigg Boss 16': Why is #BringBackArchana trending on Twitter?
The ongoing 16th season of India's biggest reality show Bigg Boss has managed to climb the TRP charts once again and has been ruling social media since day one.
10 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk kills 'Official' tag, gray tick soon after rollout
Changes have now become the norm at Twitter. If you blink, you might miss what the platform did.
09 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Twitter to manage verification fiasco with new gray check mark
Twitter has a solution for those who are worried that the platform's new $8/month verification process will not curb the impersonation of official accounts - a gray check mark.
08 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk locks display names of verified users; then backtracks
Elon Musk is angry at all the Twitter users with a blue tick who changed their names to mock him. Or rather, he was.
08 Nov 2022Elon Musk
#NewsBytesExplainer: Amid Elon Musk's Twitter transition, how are rivals performing?
On October 28, Elon Musk tweeted, "The bird is freed," marking the beginning of a new era for Twitter.
08 Nov 2022Madhya Pradesh
'Chew tobacco, drink alcohol': BJP MP's bizarre 'water conservation' remarks
Janardan Mishra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Madhya Pradesh's Rewa, recently made some bizarre remarks regarding water conservation that have been turning heads.
07 Nov 2022Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid deactivates Twitter account after Elon Musk takeover
American supermodel Gigi Hadid has deactivated her Twitter account, speaking against the company's leadership takeover by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk last week.
Meet the key people helping Elon Musk reshape Twitter
Elon Musk has been trying to give Twitter a makeover. The billionaire wants the platform to reflect its new ownership.
#NewsBytesExplainer: How has Twitter changed since Elon Musk's takeover
It's been over a week since the curtains fell on the long-drawn Elon Musk-Twitter saga. He has been busy since assuming the role of 'Chief Twit.'
Twitter bans impersonation as Elon Musk parody accounts flood platform
Elon Musk isn't having the best of starts to his life as Twitter's owner-cum-CEO. The billionaire's recent actions including mass layoffs have invited the wrath of Twitterati.
06 Nov 2022Madhya Pradesh
MP minister unhappy over cheetahs being shifted in his absence
Two of the eight cheetahs, who recently relocated to Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park from Namibia, were moved to a bigger enclosure on Saturday.
06 Nov 2022Prabhas
Prabhas fans trend #UnsubscribeNetflix after Netflix Indonesia 'insults' 'Saaho'
Enraged fans of Prabhas on Saturday night (November 5) stormed Twitter to trend #UnsubscribeNetflix.
06 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Twitter's $8 blue tick verification rolled out for iOS users
Twitter users on iOS can now get themselves verified for $7.99 per month via the Twitter Blue subscription.
05 Nov 2022Shah Rukh Khan
Fans storm Twitter asking SRK for 'Don 3' updates
Shah Rukh Khan came bearing surprises for his fans on Saturday afternoon.
05 Nov 2022Brahmastra Movie
'Brahmastra' trends on Twitter again after debut on Disney+ Hotstar
There's absolutely no stopping Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva!