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  • Twitter to offer cash bounty to users who spot algorithmic bias Aug 01, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    Twitter to offer cash bounty to users who spot algorithmic bias

    The bounty has been set at up to $3,500

  • Twitter, Apple, Google impose mandatory mask policy, vaccination for employees over Delta COVID-19 variant fears Jul 29, 2021 10:44 AM IST

    Twitter, Apple, Google impose mandatory mask policy, vaccination for employees over Delta COVID-19 variant fears

    With a spike in COVID-19 cases in the United States due to highly infectious Delta variant, health authorities on Tuesday said Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should go back to wearing masks in indoor public places in regions where the coronavirus is spreading rapidly.

  • Twitter begins testing shopping feature on brand profile pages Jul 28, 2021 09:03 PM IST

    Twitter begins testing shopping feature on brand profile pages

    Twitter said it will begin testing the new shopping feature with "a handful of brands" in the United States.

  • Read Elon Musk's message to Dogecoin holders looking to ‘make a lot of money’ Jul 26, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    Read Elon Musk's message to Dogecoin holders looking to ‘make a lot of money’

    Elon Musk shared a meme featuring Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves and a twist on one of the dialogues of Matrix movie asking if he “can make a lot of money with Dogecoin”.

  • Experts weigh in on Clubhouse Data Leak, call it fake Jul 25, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    Experts weigh in on Clubhouse Data Leak, call it fake

    Clubhouse themselves have put out an official statement saying that there has been no data breach

  • Karnataka HC quashes UP police notice summoning Twitter India MD as malafide Jul 23, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    Karnataka HC quashes UP police notice summoning Twitter India MD as malafide

    In his judgement on July 23, Justice G Narendar, said that the provisions of the law cannot be permitted to become tools of harassment when the UP Police has not even placed an iota of material indicated that warrants notice under Section 41A. He permitted the interaction to continue on virtual mode or at the residence/office address of petitioner as submitted in documents.

  • Zomato's listing triggers meme fest on social media Jul 23, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    Zomato's listing triggers meme fest on social media

    Zomato became the first company in the food delivery segment to list at the bourses.

  • Twitter US does not own a single share in its India entity, Twitter India MD tells Karnataka High Court Jul 22, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    Twitter US does not own a single share in its India entity, Twitter India MD tells Karnataka High Court

    Twitter India is an accused in the case filed by Ghaziabad police on June 15 for sharing the video of an assault on a 65-year-old person. Its managing director Manish Maheshwari has challenged the notice that asked him to appear before the UP Police.

  • Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on plea challenging new IT Rules Jul 22, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on plea challenging new IT Rules

    A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice to the Centre on advocate Uday Bedi's plea contending that the new IT rules are unconstitutional and antithetical to the fundamental principles of democracy.

  • Twitter privacy policy updated for Spaces and other features; effective from Aug 19 Jul 22, 2021 04:28 PM IST

    Twitter privacy policy updated for Spaces and other features; effective from Aug 19

    Twitter states that it will produce audio transcriptions of the conversations that take place on Spaces.

  • Twitter claimed concern over freedom of expression and safety of employees to divert attention from its non-compliance with rules: Govt Jul 22, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Twitter claimed concern over freedom of expression and safety of employees to divert attention from its non-compliance with rules: Govt

    Minister of State for Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar in a written reply to the Parliament said neither the IT Act nor the above said rules contravene the freedom of speech and expression or the right to privacy.

  • Downvote on Twitter: Micro-blogging site trying Reddit-like feature Jul 22, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Downvote on Twitter: Micro-blogging site trying Reddit-like feature

    Twitter says the downvote button is not a dislike button.

  • Twitter is updating TweetDeck with a fresh design Jul 21, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    Twitter is updating TweetDeck with a fresh design

    There will also be new column types added to the interface like Profile, Topics, Explore, Events and Bookmarks.

  • AIMIM's official Twitter account hacked, name changed to 'Elon Musk' Jul 18, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    AIMIM's official Twitter account hacked, name changed to 'Elon Musk'

    The hackers changed the Twitter profile name from AIMIM to 'Elon Musk' and also the profile picture of the handle was changed with the photo of Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

  • Twitter to have Hindi, among multiple language, captions for voice tweets feature Jul 17, 2021 11:54 AM IST

    Twitter to have Hindi, among multiple language, captions for voice tweets feature

    The company said captions will improve accessibility. The feature will be available in multiple languages including English and Hindi

  • India's internet law adds to fears over online speech, privacy Jul 15, 2021 02:54 PM IST

    India's internet law adds to fears over online speech, privacy

    At the heart of the standoff is a sweeping internet law that puts digital platforms like Twitter and Facebook under direct government oversight. Officials say the rules are needed to quell misinformation and hate speech and to give users more power to flag objectionable content.

  • Twitter to shut Fleets, disappearing tweets feature gets low user adoption Jul 15, 2021 08:44 AM IST

    Twitter to shut Fleets, disappearing tweets feature gets low user adoption

    In a tweet announcing the decision to discontinue Fleets, Twitter wrote “we’re sorry or you’re welcome," acknowledging mixed user reactions to the feature.

  • We are building a culture of transparency for governments, users around the world: Twitter’s Vijaya Gadde Jul 14, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    We are building a culture of transparency for governments, users around the world: Twitter’s Vijaya Gadde

    According to Gadde, Legal, Public Policy & Trust and Safety Lead at Twitter, it is not garnering platform friends, either from the government or otherwise and might not make people happy.

  • Twitter sees jump in govt demands to remove content of journalists, news outlets Jul 14, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    Twitter sees jump in govt demands to remove content of journalists, news outlets

    In its transparency report to be published on Wednesday and a copy of which was seen by Reuters, Twitter said verified accounts of 199 journalists and news outlets on its platform globally were subject to 361 legal demands from governments to remove content in the second half of 2020, an increase of 26 percent from the first half of the year.

  • Twitter has removed inauthentic accounts it verified by mistake Jul 14, 2021 01:33 PM IST

    Twitter has removed inauthentic accounts it verified by mistake

    Twitter said that it mistakenly approved a small number of fake accounts and has now removed them

  • Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar briefly loses verified badge on Twitter, restored later Jul 12, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar briefly loses verified badge on Twitter, restored later

    According to Twitter's policy, if the handle of a verified account is changed, then the account loses the "blue tick".

  • Received 94 grievances, actioned 133 URLs in May 26-Jun 25: Twitter report Jul 11, 2021 05:47 PM IST

    Received 94 grievances, actioned 133 URLs in May 26-Jun 25: Twitter report

    Twitter, in the report titled 'India Transparency Report: User Grievances and Proactive Monitoring July 2021', said it had received 94 grievances via its grievance officer-India channel between May 26, 2021, and June 25, 2021, that included content on Twitter.

  • Can't get a Blue tick next to your name? Twitter will now tell you why Jul 11, 2021 02:03 PM IST

    Can't get a Blue tick next to your name? Twitter will now tell you why

    Twitter will now detail the reasons why you can't have the coveted Checkmark

  • Twitter names Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer Jul 11, 2021 10:01 AM IST

    Twitter names Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer

    Twitter has appointed Resident Grievance Officer in India.

  • Harleen Deol's extraordinary catch wins praise from Anand Mahindra, Suresh Raina, Priyanka Gandhi among others Jul 10, 2021 04:05 PM IST

    Harleen Deol's extraordinary catch wins praise from Anand Mahindra, Suresh Raina, Priyanka Gandhi among others

    Harleen Deol also tweeted in response to express her gratitude to Mahindra whose post has so far garnered over 2 million views and counting.

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