Feb 17, 2021 10:11 AM IST
The Twitter voice message in direct messages is an extension to the Twitter Voice Tweets introduced in June 2020.
- Feb 16, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Here are some Indian made alternatives to popular social media platforms
- Feb 14, 2021 11:17 AM IST
Here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ended February 13.
- Feb 14, 2021 10:39 AM IST
With zillions of sites in the digital universe, standing out isn’t easy. Finding names that are unique and memorable can be a real challenge.
- Feb 13, 2021 11:04 AM IST
Dorsey, who is also founder and chief of financial services and mobile payments firm Square, said in a tweet that he and Jay-Z are giving 500 bitcoin to fund an independent endowment called "Btrust."
- Feb 13, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Facebook has discussed making its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, available to appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the report added, citing two people. Twitter and its chief, Jack Dorsey, have discussed the same, Politico said, citing one person.
- Feb 12, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Twitter said the roll-out will begin in Canada, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates from February 17.
- Feb 12, 2021 02:54 PM IST
This followed a meeting between Twitter representatives and the Information Technology Secretary on Wednesday evening where the US-based microblogging platform was issued a stern warning to comply with local laws or be prepared for action.
- Feb 12, 2021 12:28 PM IST
The Supreme Court's notice comes amid a row between the government and Twitter over blocking of accounts allegedly spreading misinformation and inflammatory messages related to the ongoing farmers protest.
- Feb 12, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Twitter can lock an account if it finds suspicious activity or if the account has been compromised.
- Feb 11, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had earlier declared his "passion" for bitcoin while explaining the social media giant's decision to ban US President Donald Trump from the platform following violent riots on Capitol Hill.
- Feb 11, 2021 11:22 AM IST
Freedom of expression is the life blood of democracies, but hate speech and incitement to violence need to be firmly disallowed
- Feb 10, 2021 11:25 PM IST
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.
- Feb 10, 2021 10:57 PM IST
What is Koo and why is it being touted as India's alternative to Twitter? Let's hear from the CEO himself.
- Feb 10, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Koo, said Shunwei Capital was a very small stakeholder in the company and its stake would be bought by other investors.
- Feb 10, 2021 06:10 PM IST
The beta for Twitter Spaces is rolling out to 3,000 more users.
- Feb 10, 2021 04:43 PM IST
Aprameya Radhakrishna, co-founder of Koo, which is benefitting from Twitter’s row with the Indian government, says his microblogging site will bring together English and non-English speaking users.
- Feb 10, 2021 01:19 PM IST
Despite the takedowns, fans of the artists have posted the video on other channels.
- Feb 10, 2021 10:29 AM IST
In the talks with the Centre, Twitter is likely to convey its internal policy on implementation of valid government orders for blocking content and accounts.
- Feb 10, 2021 10:20 AM IST
The microblogging site also listed steps, including suspension of more than 500 accounts engaging in manipulation, action on accounts inciting violence and labelling of tweets that were in violation of its policy, as part of enforcement under the Twitter Rules since the violence in New Delhi on January 26.
- Feb 10, 2021 10:02 AM IST
Twitter has said that the values that underpin the open internet and free expression are “increasingly under threat around the world”.
- Feb 10, 2021 09:04 AM IST
The issue came to a head on February 9 after reports emerged that the Centre may drag the social media platform into a legal mire if it failed to “quickly comply” with requests.
- Feb 09, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who holds portfolios including Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology and Communications along with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal are among the prominent names who have joined Koo.
- Feb 09, 2021 01:51 PM IST
If it does seek legal recourse, the Centre could lodge an FIR against Twitter under Section 69A (3) of the Information Technology Act
- Feb 08, 2021 11:03 PM IST
Twitter believes that the open and free exchange of information has a positive global impact, and that the tweets must continue to flow, said the microblogging site.