Nov 21, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Under the new law imposed by Pakistan, tech firms may have to face a fine of up to $3.14 million if they fail to remove or block unlawful content from their platforms within 24 hours of notice from Pakistan authorities
- Nov 19, 2020 04:13 PM IST
Kunal Kamra is currently facing contempt charges for posting tweets alleging that the Supreme Court was partial and indulged in favouritism when it granted easy reprieve to TV news anchor Arnab Goswami after he was arrested in an abetment to suicide case
- Nov 18, 2020 10:24 PM IST
The Indian government on October 22 had warned Twitter about its location setting that showed Leh in China, saying any disrespect towards the country's sovereignty and integrity is totally unacceptable.
- Nov 18, 2020 04:38 PM IST
While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, along with the lawmakers, have agreed on the need to make necessary changes in the controversial Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, the two social media heads said they opposed any changes that would allow the government to dictate content moderation.
- Nov 18, 2020 09:30 AM IST
Fleets will allow users to post content on their profile that will disappear after 24 hours.
- Nov 17, 2020 03:36 PM IST
With 11.8 million followers on microblogging platform Twitter, Harris has more than double the reach of Pence, who has 5.8 million followers on the social media platform.
- Nov 13, 2020 06:22 PM IST
Twitter’s “inadvertent error” raises questions about how its policies work. The way Twitter responded to misinformation during the 2020 US elections was seen as a broadly positive move. Many users complain that when it comes to India, Twitter is not so prompt and doesn’t give much importance to issues here.
- Nov 13, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Twitter has said that Trump’s account will then be subject to the same rules as any other user, including bans on inciting violence and posting false information.
- Nov 13, 2020 10:44 AM IST
A Twitter spokesperson said that Amit Shah's account was locked "due to an inadvertent error".
- Nov 12, 2020 07:49 PM IST
The ministry, in its notice, has directed Twitter to explain within five working days why legal action should not be initiated against the micro-blogging platform and its representatives for disrespecting the territorial integrity of India by showing an incorrect map.
- Nov 12, 2020 05:43 PM IST
However, netizens took to Twitter to express their disappointment over this new development as #GooglePhotos trended high on the micro-blogging site.
- Nov 09, 2020 03:20 PM IST
The move came after several Twitter users slammed the ad and accused it of trying to 'teach' Hindus how to celebrate Diwali.
- Nov 08, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Twitter has confirmed that the handle "@realdonaldtrump" will be subject to the same rules as any other user on its platform after President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on January 20 next year
- Nov 06, 2020 11:07 AM IST
US Election 2020: With Democratic rival Joe Biden leading the vote tally, Donald Trump tweeted, "STOP THE COUNT"
- Nov 05, 2020 08:41 AM IST
US Election Result 2020: Twitter has flagged several tweets by Donald Trump for violation of rules.
- Nov 04, 2020 01:15 PM IST
US Election Result 2020: Backing the action, Twitter said that the action was in line with its Civic Integrity Policy.
- Nov 03, 2020 11:24 AM IST
US Election 2020: The spread of misinformation and fake news on Election Day and during the counting of votes could lead to violent protests. Social media platforms are putting in additional checks to ensure curbing misinformation.
- Nov 02, 2020 11:27 AM IST
The available remedies against online disinformation and mischief are proportionate to the crime. Anything further will only result in suppression of free speech and stifling criticism of the government
- Oct 30, 2020 05:34 PM IST
The PIL requested the apex court to ask the central government to establish a mechanism that would automatically remove any forms of hate speech or fake news within a stipulated time frame.
- Oct 30, 2020 05:34 PM IST
#Ambitionsuitsyou urges women to wear a hot pink suit to demonstrate their own unapologetic strength of purpose.
- Oct 30, 2020 12:42 PM IST
Mahathir Mahathir's tweet, now deleted, led to an outburst on the social media platform with many users calling out the former Malaysian prime minister.
- Oct 30, 2020 04:34 AM IST
The San Francisco-based social media company said it expected expenses to increase by close to 20 percent in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago due to an increase in investments.
- Oct 28, 2020 04:50 PM IST
The hearing comes after Republican President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for tech companies to be held accountable for allegedly stifling conservative voices.
- Oct 28, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Representatives of Twitter appeared before the joint committee of parliament on Data Protection Bill, 2019 and were questioned by the members on showing Ladakh as part of China
- Oct 22, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Netizens shared memes and jokes on Twitter about the surge in rate as retail price of onion hit Rs 100 per kg.