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  • We follow our own policies, Twitter India tells Parliamentary Standing Committee Jun 18, 2021 07:21 PM IST

    We follow our own policies, Twitter India tells Parliamentary Standing Committee

    Twitter was summoned to give a representation on prevention of misuse of the social media platform, only days after the Centre issued a notice to the social media platform.

  • Facebook, WhatsApp list law firm's address for grievance redressal Jun 18, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Facebook, WhatsApp list law firm's address for grievance redressal

    The microblogging platform Twitter has come under fire for listing a partner at a law firm, Dharmendra Chatur, as the interim government officer.

  • Mamata Banerjee condemns Centre's efforts to 'control' Twitter Jun 17, 2021 06:00 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee condemns Centre's efforts to 'control' Twitter

    Drawing a parallel, Mamata Banerjee said her government, too, was being meted out the same treatment by the Centre.

  • Twitter India chief questioned by Delhi Police on May 31 over 'Congress toolkit' case: Reports Jun 17, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    Twitter India chief questioned by Delhi Police on May 31 over 'Congress toolkit' case: Reports

    The questioning reportedly happened a few days after Delhi Police teams visited Twitter India's offices in Delhi and Gurugram to serve a notice in the 'Congress toolkit' case

  • Explained: Has Twitter really lost its safe harbour protection in India? Jun 16, 2021 08:00 PM IST

    Explained: Has Twitter really lost its safe harbour protection in India?

    Can Twitter really lose its legal shield? What does it mean to lose intermediary status? Can it really be considered non-compliance of new IT rules when they have been challenged in Indian courts? Most of all what does it mean for the users? This explainer is an attempt to answer those questions and more.

  • Twitter deliberately chose path of non-compliance with IT rules: Ravi Shankar Prasad Jun 16, 2021 02:29 PM IST

    Twitter deliberately chose path of non-compliance with IT rules: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Social media companies were given three months (till May 25) to comply with the new Information Technology (Intermediary guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

  • Twitter may have lost intermediary status, could lose legal protection: Report Jun 16, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    Twitter may have lost intermediary status, could lose legal protection: Report

    The Bhartiya Janata Party-led government on June 5 sent a sharply-worded final notice to Twitter to follow the new IT rules, failing which the social media platform "shall be liable for consequences" under the law.

  • Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India, to share details with IT ministry soon Jun 15, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    Twitter appoints interim Chief Compliance Officer for India, to share details with IT ministry soon

    A Twitter spokesperson on Tuesday said the company continues to make every effort to comply with the new guidelines, and is keeping the IT Ministry apprised of progress at every step of the process.

  • Parliamentary panel summons to Twitter officials on June 18 Jun 15, 2021 08:22 PM IST

    Parliamentary panel summons to Twitter officials on June 18

    Twitter and the Centre are at loggerheads on several issues for the last few months.

  • Twitter working on new feature that will let users "unmention" themselves from conversations Jun 15, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    Twitter working on new feature that will let users "unmention" themselves from conversations

    The feature is still being touted as a concept but if made available could give users the ability to unmention themselves from abusive or insensitive tweets.

  • Anupam Kher reveals he lost 80,000 Twitter followers in 36 hours, asks if 'there is a glitch in app' Jun 11, 2021 07:22 PM IST

    Anupam Kher reveals he lost 80,000 Twitter followers in 36 hours, asks if 'there is a glitch in app'

    The actor shared a post to ask Twitter why is this happening and whether it's a technical glitch.

  • Dating the 'old-fashioned way' is trending on Twitter but there's a plot twist Jun 11, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    Dating the 'old-fashioned way' is trending on Twitter but there's a plot twist

    The viral trend features netizens talking about the kind of love they want with pop culture references.

  • Nigeria bans Twitter and embraces India's Koo Jun 10, 2021 01:15 PM IST

    Nigeria bans Twitter and embraces India's Koo

    The Nigerian government joined Indian-made Koo after the Jack Dorsey-led microblogging site was banned indefinitely in the African country.

  • Twitter assures MeitY on appointment of Chief Compliance Officer within a week Jun 09, 2021 08:23 PM IST

    Twitter assures MeitY on appointment of Chief Compliance Officer within a week

    Twitter said it has already appointed a Nodal Officer and a Resident Grievance officer on a contract basis and is looking to fill positions on a permanent basis.

  • Koo, Chingari compliant with new IT rules, foreign platforms yet to appoint compliance & nodal officers Jun 08, 2021 05:41 PM IST

    Koo, Chingari compliant with new IT rules, foreign platforms yet to appoint compliance & nodal officers

    Apart from messaging platform WhatsApp, and Indian platforms such as ShareChat, Koo and Chingari, however, there is no word yet on the appointment of chief compliance officer and nodal officer for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter.

  • Punjabi rapper Jazzy B's Twitter account blocked on govt's request Jun 08, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Punjabi rapper Jazzy B's Twitter account blocked on govt's request

    According to an information on Lumen database, Twitter received legal request from the Indian government on June 6 for actioning four accounts, including that of JazzyB.

  • Twitter seeks more time from govt to comply with new IT rules Jun 07, 2021 08:27 PM IST

    Twitter seeks more time from govt to comply with new IT rules

    .The response from Twitter comes after the government, last week, issued a strongly-worded final notice to the company regarding its non-compliance with the new rules.

  • Koo targets expansion in Nigeria after the African nation suspends Twitter 'indefinitely' Jun 05, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    Koo targets expansion in Nigeria after the African nation suspends Twitter 'indefinitely'

    The ban on Twitter in Nigeria was imposed after the microblogging site deleted an "abusive" tweet of the country's President, Muhammadu Buhari, and suspended his account for 12 hours.

  • Govt sends 'one last notice' to Twitter to follow IT rules Jun 05, 2021 12:55 PM IST

    Govt sends 'one last notice' to Twitter to follow IT rules

    Social media platforms were given three months to comply with the new IT rules, which came into effect on May 26.

  • Twitter removes blue tick from VP Venkaiah Naidu, Mohan Bhagwat's accounts, restores it within hours Jun 05, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    Twitter removes blue tick from VP Venkaiah Naidu, Mohan Bhagwat's accounts, restores it within hours

    The account has been inactive for almost a year as the last tweet was on July 23, 2020.

  • Nigeria suspends Twitter after social media site deletes President Buhari's 'abusive' tweet Jun 04, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Nigeria suspends Twitter after social media site deletes President Buhari's 'abusive' tweet

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension "citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence", an official statement said.

  • 'Almost always rejected': Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath before Twitter verified his handle Jun 04, 2021 08:37 PM IST

    'Almost always rejected': Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath before Twitter verified his handle

    Within a couple of hours after he shared the post, Nithin Kamath's account was seen with the blue tick, as Twitter decided to verify his handle.

  • Twitter's Spaces now has a dedicated tab Jun 04, 2021 12:36 PM IST

    Twitter's Spaces now has a dedicated tab

    Twitter has introduced a new tab for Spaces to make it easier to find

  • Twitter's subscription service now has a pricing for India Jun 03, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    Twitter's subscription service now has a pricing for India

    Twitter Blue will be priced at Rs 269 per month in India.

  • Twitter resumes verification application process for users looking to get the Blue Check Jun 02, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    Twitter resumes verification application process for users looking to get the Blue Check

    The social media platform had paused the program on May 29 after reopening it on May 20.

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