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Twitter rolls out tweet reporting tools for everyone

Twitter rolls out tweet reporting tools for everyone

🕔14:30, 11.Jun 2022

San Francisco, June 11 (IANS) Microblogging site Twitter’s newly improved tweet-reporting tools are now available to everyone on the platform. The company first began testing the new process for reporting harmful tweets in December, saying it was trying to take a

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IT Ministry plans to reverse content moderation decisions by Big Tech

IT Ministry plans to reverse content moderation decisions by Big Tech

🕔11:53, 7.Jun 2022

The Indian government has republished a draft that reveals the plan to form an appeals panel that can reverse content moderation decisions by Big Tech companies like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Indian government has republished

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Twitter cancels investor call, posts last of Q results as public company

Twitter cancels investor call, posts last of Q results as public company

🕔14:31, 29.Apr 2022

New York, April 28 (IANS) Though months away from Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout deal, Twitter on Thursday cancelled its customary earnings conference call. The company expects the sale to close this year. Delisting will be a key component. Twitter said

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Elon Musk offers $54.20 per share in cash to buy Twitter

Elon Musk offers $54.20 per share in cash to buy Twitter

🕔17:09, 14.Apr 2022

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday made his “best and final” offer of $54.20 per share in cash to buy 100 per cent of Twitter, in an updated filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). San Francisco, April

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Twitter appoints Elon Musk to its board of directors

Twitter appoints Elon Musk to its board of directors

🕔07:33, 6.Apr 2022

In a significant development, Indian-origin Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal on Tuesday announced that the company has appointed Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to its board of directors. New Delhi/San Francisco, April 6 (IANS) In a significant development, Indian-origin Twitter CEO

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Twitter trying to fully restore service in Russia

Twitter trying to fully restore service in Russia

🕔12:18, 8.Mar 2022

Twitter is trying to fully restore its services in Russia as users report “increasing difficulty” accessing its platform amid the Ukraine invasion and the country’s growing restrictions on Big Tech. New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Twitter is trying to fully restore

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Indian govt asked Twitter for data on 2.2K accounts in 1st half of 2021

Indian govt asked Twitter for data on 2.2K accounts in 1st half of 2021

🕔17:07, 27.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian government asked Twitter for data on 2,200 user accounts in the January-June 2021 period and the micro-blogging platform complied with just 2 per cent of the requests. There were also nearly 5,000 legal demands

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Twitter completes sale of MoPub platform to AppLovin for $1.05 bn

Twitter completes sale of MoPub platform to AppLovin for $1.05 bn

🕔06:33, 4.Jan 2022

San Francisco, Jan 4 (IANS) Twitter on Monday announced it has completed the sale of its mobile ad platform, MoPub, to the mobile game maker and marketing software provider AppLovin Corporation for $1.05 billion. The deal was first announced in October

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Twitter will soon let you add individual content warnings to posts

Twitter will soon let you add individual content warnings to posts

🕔11:18, 9.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Under the new CEO Parag Agrawal, Twitter is doubling down on efforts to sanitise its platform and now, the micro-blogging platform is piloting a new feature that will let users add specific content warnings to individual

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Twitter overhauling way it handles tweets flagged by users

Twitter overhauling way it handles tweets flagged by users

🕔11:36, 8.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Twitter is overhauling the way it handles problematic and abusive tweets reported by its users, aiming to bring a more ‘human first’ approach to improve the quality of tweets flagged by its users for misinformation, hate

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Twitter removes 3.465 state-linked info ops, Twitterati bemoans bigger ‘losses’

Twitter removes 3.465 state-linked info ops, Twitterati bemoans bigger ‘losses’

🕔10:08, 3.Dec 2021

New York, Dec 3 (IANS) Ask a Twitter jock and youll hear metrics like “engagement” and “quality”. Dig deeper and it comes down to the crude number of follows. “Oh, she has just xyz follows (and they are bots), I have

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Twitter bans sharing of images, videos without people’s consent

Twitter bans sharing of images, videos without people’s consent

🕔10:24, 2.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Twitter has announced to ban sharing of private media, such as photos and videos, without permission from the individuals that are shown in those images. The micro-blogging platform already covers explicit instances of abusive behaviour under

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Twitter rolling out tipping feature to Android users

Twitter rolling out tipping feature to Android users

🕔18:00, 20.Nov 2021

San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is rolling out its in-app tipping feature to all Android users above the age of 18, following the iOS launch in September. Twitter said the “Tips” feature is geared toward users looking to

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Musk says he will sell $24 bn of Tesla stocks if Twitter votes for it

Musk says he will sell $24 bn of Tesla stocks if Twitter votes for it

🕔07:03, 8.Nov 2021

San Francisco, Nov 8 (IANS) Tech billionaire Elon Musk has said that he is prepared to sell about $24 billion worth of his electric vehicle company Tesla’s stocks if his Twitter followers vote for it. According to the auto-tech website Electrek,

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Twitter launches ‘Super Follows’ for creators to monetise tweets

Twitter launches ‘Super Follows’ for creators to monetise tweets

🕔13:17, 2.Sep 2021

San Francisco, Sep 2  Micro-blogging site Twitter has officially launched its “Super Follows” feature that allows creators on the platform to provide exclusive premium content to subscribers. Twitter first announced the feature earlier in 2021, and leaks in June indicated

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Twitter shuts US offices, tech giants in huddle after new CDC rules

Twitter shuts US offices, tech giants in huddle after new CDC rules

🕔11:33, 29.Jul 2021

San Francisco, July 29  Twitter has announced to shut its offices in New York and San Francisco in response to the new guidelines issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The microblogging platform reopened the offices

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New IT rules take care: SC on plea seeking CBI, NIA probe against Twitter

New IT rules take care: SC on plea seeking CBI, NIA probe against Twitter

🕔12:33, 12.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 12  The Supreme Court on Monday gave a petitioner a week’s time to study new IT Rules in connection with his plea to restrain social media platforms from carrying Islamophobic content and also seeking a direction to

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New rules to ensure responsible social media ecosystem: IT Minister

New rules to ensure responsible social media ecosystem: IT Minister

🕔19:38, 11.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 11 India’s Electronics and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has reviewed the implementation of the new IT rules and said that these norms will ensure safer and responsible social media ecosystem in India. Taking to the India-made micro-blogging

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No interim protection for Twitter, Centre free to act: Delhi HC

No interim protection for Twitter, Centre free to act: Delhi HC

🕔08:12, 9.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 9  The Delhi High Court on Thursday said that there is no interim protection for Twitter and the Centre is free to take any action if the micro-blogging site breaches the new IT rules. A bench of

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Twitter blocks IT Min’s a/c: Ravi Shankar says ‘gross violation’

Twitter blocks IT Min’s a/c: Ravi Shankar says ‘gross violation’

🕔19:57, 25.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Amid the tussle between Twitter and the union government over the new IT rules, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was denied access to his Twitter account for almost an hour over alleged violation

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