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.
- Feb 08, 2021 11:33 AM IST
The Centre has also objected to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ‘liking’ multiple tweets by foreign-based celebrities in support of the farmers’ protest, according to a report.
- Feb 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST
Instagram, Twitter and TikTok are banning accounts with links to OGUsers, a group that peddles rare usernames online
- Feb 04, 2021 03:14 PM IST
This follows a rampage the actress made on the site, discussing a tweet made by international pop-sensation and businesswoman Rihanna on the ongoing farmer protests.
- Feb 03, 2021 10:51 PM IST
Over the past seven years, experts have given the BJP an edge over the Congress across all social media platforms.
- Feb 02, 2021 09:46 PM IST
Rihanna isn't the first celebrity to raise questions. Several others too join her in asking questions about the situation.
- Feb 02, 2021 03:21 PM IST
Musk, 49, announced the social media break days after his "Gamestonks" tweet was attributed to another surge in the stock of US video game retailer GameStop.
- Feb 01, 2021 04:47 PM IST
Social media users flooded Twitter with Budget 2021 memes after finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Union Budget 2021-22 on February 1.
- Jan 30, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Facebook and Instagram state that an account must be authentic, notable, complete and unique in order to be verified.
- Jan 27, 2021 07:06 PM IST
A Twitter spokesperson said the microblogging platform has also labelled tweets that were found to be in violation of its 'synthetic and manipulated media policy'.
- Jan 26, 2021 07:21 PM IST
Birdwatch is currently for people in the US.
- Jan 24, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Since November last year, farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the Centre's three new agriculture laws at several Delhi border points, including Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, demanding that the legislations be repealed.
- Jan 23, 2021 08:56 AM IST
In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending January 23.
- Jan 22, 2021 09:32 PM IST
After reports claimed that Khamenei's social media account was suspended, a clarification was issued by Twitter. Action was only taken against a fake account, it said.
- Jan 20, 2021 04:27 PM IST
This comes after she made controversial remarks about "Tandav" creators through a post. In the now-deleted tweet, Kangana had said that it was "time to take their heads off", for allegedly insulting Hindu gods in the web series.
- Jan 20, 2021 01:51 PM IST
The recent ‘armed insurrection’ in Washington DC revealed the best and worst of technology platforms, but the inarguable lesson is to find a way to finally tame these platforms
- Jan 18, 2021 02:59 AM IST
The move comes amid data concerns after Facebook-owned WhatsApp notified users it would update it's data sharing policy (which it has now delayed due to intense backlash) and Twitter blocked accounts.
- Jan 17, 2021 09:08 AM IST
Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of Twitter, had reservations about locking US President Donald Trump's account. But the calls for violence that his tweets provoked were too overwhelming.