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Twitter introduces different checkmarks for businesses, individuals and governments

New Delhi/IBNS: Twitter has rolled out a blue tick, a gold tick and a grey tick to distinguish between different types of accounts.

'Koo should take over Twitter amid its mess,' says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said Koo should take over Twitter as the latter is in a "mess" currently and that he is so happy to be one of the first to join the social media platform from India, Koo.

25-year-old sacked Twitter employee wins hearts with his post after layoff

After the takeover by Twitter by billionaire Elon Musk, employees of the social media giant were under a cloud of uncertainty about their job security at the company.

Rahul Gandhi congratulates Elon Musk for Twitter takeover, says hopeful of action against 'hate speech'

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Friday said he was hopeful of action against "hate speech" in the country after world's richest man Elon Musk formally took over social media giant Twitter.

Centre to set up panels in 3 months for addressing social media users' complaints

New Delhi/IBNS:  Social media users will soon have the option to approach 'Grievance Appellate Committees' on occasions they disagree with content moderation or takedowns by platforms like Twitter and Facebook, the Centre said Friday.

'You are a Shudra till you're a Hindu', says DMK leader A Raja, draws BJP's ire

Senior DMK leader and former Union minister A Raja has sparked a controversy after he reportedly said that Shudras, the lowest caste in the varna system, are children of prostitutes and they will remain so as long as they practice Hinduism.

Elon Musk files new notice to end Twitter deal

Washington/UNI: Elon Musk’s legal team has filed another notice to Twitter to terminate his acquisition deal, citing the micro-blogging company's ex-security chief’s allegations as additional reasoning, according to documents disclosed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday.

'No such demand': Twitter rejects allegations of being forced by Indian govt to recruit latter's agent

New Delhi/IBNS:  A parliamentary panel Friday questioned Twitter on a range of issues including the privacy of user data, the possibility of breaches and allegations of irregularities levelled by a former employee named Zatko.

Brief Twitter outage affects 55,000 users globally

Twitter was down briefly on Thursday affecting almost 55,000 users globally, data shared by outage tracking website Downdetector showed.

Twitter approaches court against Centre's orders to take down content

Bengaluru/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter has approached the court, challenging the Centre's orders to take down content amid a heightened face-off with the government. 

IMD's Twitter handle hacked

New Delhi/IBNS: Weather Department's Twitter handle was hacked Saturday evening and efforts were made to restore it, media reports said.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's office Twitter handle hacked

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh government and security agencies went into high alert late last night when the Twitter account of the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) was hacked, officials informed on Saturday.

Haldiram's trends on Twitter after journalist confronts store manager over 'Urdu' writing

New Delhi/IBNS: The name of multinational restaurant company, Haldiram's, started trending on Twitter on Wednesday after a video, where one of its store managers was seen confronted by a journalist over a writing on a snack packet in "Urdu", went viral.

Thousands of Twitter users globally face outage in using app

New Delhi/IBNS: Microblogging site Twitter Inc's website and apps were reported down across the world on Friday.

Mamata Banerjee blocks Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Twitter

Kolkata/IBNS: In a fresh State-Raj Bhavan conflict, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she has blocked Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on micro-blogging site Twitter over the latter's repeated attacks on the government.