Jun 04, 2021 08:37 PM IST
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.
- Jun 04, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Twitter has introduced a new tab for Spaces to make it easier to find
- Jun 03, 2021 04:31 PM IST
Twitter Blue will be priced at Rs 269 per month in India.
- Jun 02, 2021 06:13 PM IST
The social media platform had paused the program on May 29 after reopening it on May 20.
- Jun 02, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Although the primary concern among most of his followers seems to be related to Dogecoin.
- Jun 02, 2021 12:21 PM IST
Twitter has teamed up with Eric Holthaus to launch a local weather news service
- Jun 01, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Fleet ads will be the first on Twitter that appear full screen on phones, the company said.
- May 31, 2021 06:37 PM IST
The company has named Bengaluru-based Dharmendra Chatur as the interim Resident Grievance Officer for India. Its peers Facebook, Google and LinkedIn too have appointed local grievance officers.
- May 31, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Justice Rekha Palli issued notice to the Centre and social media platform Twitter seeking their stand on a plea by a lawyer, Amit Acharya, claiming non-compliance of the rules by it.
- May 30, 2021 12:47 PM IST
The social media giant said that it received more requests than anticipated and that it would have to review the current requests before accepting new ones.
- May 29, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Here are the biggest developments in the world of technology from the week ending May 29.
- May 28, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Twitter described the new social media rules as a "potential threat to freedom of expression”. The government has strongly condemned Twitter’s response stating that it is baseless, false and an attempt to defame India.
- May 27, 2021 07:11 PM IST
"Law making and policy formulations is the sole prerogative of the sovereign and Twitter is just a social media platform and it has no locus in dictating what should India’s legal policy framework should be," the Centre stated.
- May 27, 2021 06:58 PM IST
According to the police statement, Twitter is purporting to be both investigating authority and adjudicating authority, but has no legal sanction to be either.
- May 27, 2021 06:39 PM IST
A Twitter spokesperson had said: “Right now, we are concerned by recent events regarding our employees in India and the potential threat to freedom of expression for the people we serve.”
- May 27, 2021 12:09 PM IST
The company has also asked for minimum of 3 months extension to implement the new IT Rules that came into effect on May 26.
- May 26, 2021 09:42 PM IST
Zoho founder and CEO Sridhar Vembu launched a fiery attack on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube over their reluctance to comply with India's new information technology rules, asserting that they have to operate according to the laws of the land and stop dictating terms.
Key excerpts from the interview:
"These platforms are already doing censorship. Take the Covid issue when they censored all discussions related to its origins in the Wuhan lab. So for them to turn around and accuse the Indian government of something is just hypocritical"
"If they want to operate in our country, they have to operate according to our laws. They don't get to make laws here"
"Sovereignty matters. India has to determine what is appropriate for our standards, our values, all of that. And we don't want a Facebook or Twitter dictating terms to us”
- May 26, 2021 08:36 PM IST
The billionaire founder of the software product firm said social media platforms follow laws of other nations and there is no reason why they shouldn’t in India. “Investors go to China because there's money to be made.”
- May 26, 2021 04:31 PM IST
Large social media firms Facebook and Twitter can lose their intermediary privileges today for failing to comply with the new IT law. Losing the tag would mean being held accountable for the content posted on their platforms. The impact will be minimal for on users, say analysts.
- May 26, 2021 12:05 PM IST
WhatsApp has pleaded before the Delhi High Court to declare one of the new rules a violation of privacy rights as it requires social media companies to identify the first originator of information when authorities demand it.
- May 26, 2021 09:20 AM IST
New social media rules Highlights: Social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook risk losing their status risk losing their status and protections as intermediaries, if they fail to comply with the guidelines.
- May 25, 2021 09:52 PM IST
The rules will be effective from May 26, despite these companies seeking a total six-month delay in their implementation.
- May 25, 2021 08:22 PM IST
TikTok has birthed a new generation of cooking stars who didn’t put in years in a professional kitchen, and who are often showcasing recipes they find online rather than developing their own.
- May 25, 2021 03:38 PM IST
The new rules include creating systems to deal with user grievances and to monitor harmful content. None of the other major social media platforms (with over 50 lakh users) has complied with the new rules, say sources.
- May 25, 2021 02:32 PM IST
The ‘Toolkit’ case refers to allegation by the BJP leaders accusing the Congress of creating a 'toolkit' that seeks to tarnish the image of the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.