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12 Apr 2023

Elon Musk

Elon Musk has merged Twitter with X Corp: Here's why

Elon Musk has never shied away from expressing his desire to create a WeChat-like super app called 'X.' Now, Musk has made a move to make that vision come true.

11 Apr 2023

Parag Agrawal

Former CEO Parag Agrawal, other executives sue Twitter: Know why

Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal was among the first to be fired from the company after Elon Musk's takeover.

10 Apr 2023

Elon Musk

Why Elon Musk has changed Twitter's headquarters signboard to 'Titter'

Elon Musk is changing the Twitter experience. The changes are not limited to the app or Twitter's organizational structure. It has even reached the signboard on the company's San Francisco headquarters.

10 Apr 2023


Twitter labels BBC, NPR 'government-funded media'; broadcasters react sharply

Twitter has reportedly labeled the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the United States (US)-based radio network National Public Radio (NPR) as "government-funded media" on their official Twitter handles, prompting both media houses to respond strongly to the decision.

08 Apr 2023

Prithviraj Sukumaran

'Aadujeevitham': Director Blessy reacts to Prithviraj Sukumaran-led film's trailer leak

The trailer of Aadujeevitham (The Goat Life) was dropped late on Friday (April 7) by its lead actor Prithviraj Sukumaran.

07 Apr 2023

Elon Musk

Twitter's crackdown on free API leaves users, developers in limbo 

Twitter has finally begun shutting down access to its free API (Application Programming Interface). The company first said it would cut off its free API in early February. However, it delayed making a move.

05 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Twitter accused of censoring accounts on behest of Indian government 

When Elon Musk acquired Twitter, he termed it a triumph of free speech. Now, the platform is being accused of being a pawn in the Narendra Modi government's move against dissenters and critics.

04 Apr 2023


San Francisco's famous drag icon Heklina dies at 54

Heklina, a world-renowned San Francisco drag legend and entrepreneur, was reportedly found dead in London, friends and business partners of the artist confirmed. Heklina was 54.

04 Apr 2023

Elon Musk

Exploring Elon Musk's love affair with Dogecoin

Elon Musk's love for Dogecoin is not a secret. The billionaire loves the cryptocurrency so much that he replaced Twitter's bird logo with the 'doge' of Dogecoin.

03 Apr 2023

Elon Musk

Top celebrities, institutions are refusing to pay for Twitter Blue

Twitter made it a must for users to pay $8 (Rs. 659 in India) if they wanted to retain the verification badge (blue tick) starting April 1.

02 Apr 2023

Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan issues clarification after criticism for kissing Gigi Hadid

The second day of the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre's inaugural event on Saturday was a starry affair and witnessed the presence of Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Gigi Hadid, Tom Holland, and Zendaya, among other celebrities.

01 Apr 2023

Elon Musk

Twitter's algorithm is now open-source; possibly biased toward Elon Musk

To make the platform more transparent, Twitter has revealed parts of its source code on the internet.

31 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Gold checkmarks at $1,000: Know more about Twitter Verified Organizations

Twitter first announced the organizational counterpart of Twitter Blue in December last year. It was first known as Blue for Business.

30 Mar 2023

Ajay Devgn

'Bholaa': Ajay Devgn-Tabu starrer mass masala entertainer impresses Twitter

Ajay Devgn and Tabu might be looking at another superhit collaboration right after Drishyam 2!

30 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Elon Musk surpasses Barack Obama as Twitter's most-followed person

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has become the most-followed person on the microblogging site, surpassing Barack Obama, the former President of the United States (US).

29 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Meet Elon Musk's 10 children and their respective mothers

Grimes, who is Elon Musk's on-and-off "girlfriend," recently disclosed that she has given a new name to their daughter Exa Dark Sideræl.

28 Mar 2023


BBC Punjabi's Twitter account withheld amid crackdown on Amritpal Singh

The Twitter account of BBC Punjabi, one of the leading news outlets in Punjab, was withheld "in response to a legal demand" amid a crackdown on Khalistan separatist Amritpal Singh.

28 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Twitter's VIP list: How some users get preferential treatment

Does Twitter treat everyone equally? Twitter CEO Elon Musk once said celebrities should not be treated any differently than others on Twitter.

27 Mar 2023


Intense AR Rahman songs battle leaves Twitter divided; here's why

If you're a prolific Twitter user, there are chances that your last few days have been devoted to religiously voting for an ongoing thread, run by an account that goes by @MrNarci.

27 Mar 2023


Is EXO Sehun's girlfriend pregnant? SM Entertainment refutes rumors

The sensational K-pop rapper-singer-songwriter Sehun of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO has recently become the victim of rumors.

27 Mar 2023

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar named brand ambassador of JioCinema

Sachin Tendulkar, a top-notch Indian cricketer who holds several batting records, has now been named OTT streaming service JioCinema's brand ambassador, ahead of the IPL 2023.

27 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Ex-employee leaks Twitter's source code: Is Twitter's security under threat

Elon Musk's Twitter has been riddled with various challenges since his takeover. The company is now facing a new hurdle as pieces of its source code were reportedly leaked online.

26 Mar 2023


'Like Crazy': BTS's Jimin releases new remixes of solo track

K-pop boy band BTS member Jimin is on a roll!

26 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Musk offers equity grants to Twitter employees at $20bn valuation

Twitter CEO Elon Musk is reportedly offering employees stock grants at a valuation of roughly $20 billion.

25 Mar 2023


Kanye West's post about Jonah Hill sparks frenzy online

American rapper-singer-songwriter Kanye West, now known as Ye, has made inflammatory statements in recent times that have caused his career to suffer.

24 Mar 2023

Aishwarya Rajesh

Aishwarya Rajesh's Twitter handle hacked; publicist seeks Elon Musk's help

Tamil actor Aishwarya Rajesh's Twitter account has been hacked in the wee hours of Friday. Yuvraaj, the actor's publicist took to Twitter to post about the same and urged Twitter CEO Elon Musk to look into the matter with urgency.

21 Mar 2023


Tesla cars blink on 'Naatu Naatu'; Elon Musk reacts

RRR's Naatu Naatu, which translates to "Dance Dance" has truly won hearts all over the world.

21 Mar 2023

Kannada Films

Kannada actor Chetan Kumar arrested over objectionable 'Hindutva' tweet

Kannada star Chetan Kumar, also known as Chetan Ahimsa, has landed in trouble over an objectionable social media post.

20 Mar 2023


Screenshot of man's unfortunate work history goes viral

People usually switch jobs to get a better position or better pay scale.

19 Mar 2023


Sonali Kulkarni issues statement after controversial speech on 'Indian women'

Dil Chahta Hai actor Sonali Kulkarni found herself at the receiving end of social media flak when a video of her speaking at a recent event went viral.

18 Mar 2023

Hera Pheri

#NewsBytesExplainer: Netizens demand Farhad Samji's removal from 'HP3' again—here's why

Internet's rage against writer-director Farhad Samji has no end in sight, or so it seems.

18 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

Elon Musk to open source Twitter's algorithm on March 31

Elon Musk has revealed a fresh set of Twitter updates.

18 Mar 2023

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is 'BACK' on Facebook, YouTube after 2 years

Former United States (US) President Donald Trump has returned to Facebook and YouTube over two years after he was banned from the platforms.

17 Mar 2023

Priyanka Chaturvedi

Amruta Fadnavis, Priyanka question each other's 'aukat' over designer case 

Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, recently filed a police complaint against a fashion designer, which has now triggered a political row in the state.

16 Mar 2023

Zack Snyder

Zack Snyder's tweet leads to speculations amongst DC fans

Justice League, Man of Steel, and Army of the Dead director Zack Snyder has got his fans working overtime after he posted a cryptic video asking DC fans to "save the dates" April 28, 29, and 30.

14 Mar 2023

Elon Musk

What is Twitter's Community Notes and how to become contributor

Twitter, more than a social media platform, is also one of the prominent sources of news. Therefore, it is essential to ensure the veracity of the information disseminated through the platform.

11 Mar 2023

Mark Zuckerberg

Why billionaires are interested in decentralized social apps

'Decentralized social network' is the new buzzword among social media mavericks. The list of interested parties includes two of the biggest names in the industry: Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg.

10 Mar 2023


Elephant seen collecting 'Toll Tax' from truck; internet is amused

Known for their friendly behavior, elephants are exceptionally intelligent and gentle creatures that have demonstrated their mental capabilities and entertaining antics time and again.

09 Mar 2023


Abhishek Agarwal Arts acquires remake rights of 'Porinju Mariam Jose'

Tollywood production house Abhishek Agarwal Arts has reportedly acquired the Telugu and Hindi remake rights of the popular 2019 Malayalam film Porinju Mariam Jose.

09 Mar 2023

Satish Kaushik

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why Salman Khan's 'Tere Naam' is trending on Twitter

Salman Khan-Bhumika Chawla starrer Tere Naam is regarded as a modern-day cult classic—one that reinstated Khan's stardom and cemented his position as a Bollywood superstar.