The feature has been rolled out to all Twitter users on Android, iOS and web apps who have set Tamil as their primary language on Twitter.
Twitter and the government have been at loggerheads over several issues
The feature, which will be available to select users, will help cricket enthusiasts discover relevant, exclusive, and Twitter-first content, the company has said
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The Indian government has clashed with the social media firm on various issues including content moderation and free speech.
People will be able to link their Paytm account to their Twitter handle, enabling users to directly send them money through the tipping feature on the company's iOS and Android apps
"I am leaving Twitter. The (exit) date has to be worked out. I want to do things in the education and teaching space," Maheshwari told Moneycontrol in an interaction.
Another of Virat Kohli’s tweets was also the Most Retweeted and Liked Tweet in Sports. Last year, his tweet announcing Anushka Sharma’s pregnancy became the ‘Most Liked Tweet of 2020’.
India has the third-highest Twitter users in the world. This has opened up new revenue streams for Indian cricketers, but has also left them open to vicious attacks by trolls, as Virat Kohli is finding out.
Twitter said between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021 more than 75 million conversations were just about cricket
This comes in a year when India’s new IT rules came into effect in May 2021 and escalating tension between the US microblogging platform and the government over the last few months. According to sources, while the reasons for the sudden move to the US have not been said explicitly, the recent legal troubles could have played a part.
The micro-blogging site faces four cases in India since it lost ‘legal shield’ earlier this month for content posted by users, marking an escalation in its row with the Central government.
Twitter's career website, Tweep Life, had shown Union Territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh outside India.
This is not the first time that a different map of India has been shown by Twitter. In November 2020, the microblogging website showed Leh as part of Jammu and Kashmir instead of the Union Territory of Ladakh.
The Twitter India MD, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka, was issued notice by the Ghaziabad Police on June 21 and asked to report at its Loni Border police station at 10.30 am on Thursday to get his statement recorded in the case, the officials added.
Last week, Twitter India’s Managing Director was asked to report to record his statement within seven days over posts of the social media platform linked to the assault of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad
Manish Maheshwari, the MD of Twitter India has been asked to report to the Loni Police Station and record his statement within seven days.
The initiatives include an information search prompt with election bodies that would provide reliable information about polls, a custom emoji to encourage participation, a series of pre-bunks and de-bunks to eliminate election-related misinformation campaigns, and a discussion series for the youth titled #DemocracyAdda, which would aim to promote voter literacy.
Indian laws enacted by parliament must be followed irrespective of Twitter’s own rules and guidelines, Electronics and Information Technology secretary tells Twitter officials, expressing strong displeasure at the social media network's reluctance to take down accounts that abuse freedom of speech.
The resignation comes at a time when Twitter has been facing backlash from the Indian government for 'violating Indian law'.
The apex court has also initiated contempt proceedings against Twitter India on which Bhushan had posted some alleged derogatory comments.
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Political ads account for only 2 percent of Twitter India’s annual revenue of $40 million , sources say.
As of February 6, she has over 23,000 followers
Data revealed by Twitter shows that four lakh tweets were posted on the counting day alone.