Twitter’s bright blue umbrella will appear when people tweet using hashtags #Monsoon2017, #Monsoon, #IndiaRains, #Baarish, #MumbaiRains, #DelhiRains, #BengaluruRains #HyderabadRains, #ChennaiRains and #AhmedabadRains. Twitter recently revamped its app for desktop, Android and iOS.
Jeff Bezos made a fortune selling stuff online to American consumers. Now he’s turning to the masses for ideas on how to give some of it back. Amazon’s founder tweeted a plea for ideas from anyone on how to spur immediate change through charity work.
Twitter users immediately responded by tweeting jokes and memes critical of the changes. There were almost 30,000 tweets about the new user interface, or UI, within hours of the change, the vast majority of them either complaining about the new look or mocking it.
Twitter has unveiled a new look for its core app on desktop, Android, and iOS as well as TweetDeck and Twitter Lite. Twitter is now lighter, faster, and easier to use. Twitter says the changes have been made on the basis of feedback and ideas from the users.
Scientists are developing a new computer tool that can detect Twitter bots which create and spread false information, an advance that may help counter the growing menace of fake news. However on Twitter accounts are run by bots which conduct seemingly real activity.
Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have stepped up both the speed and number of removals of hate speech on their platforms in response to pressure from the European Union to do more to tackle the issue, says an EU evaluation
In internet terms, bots are non-human actors that often try to go undetected. Although we have known about Twitter bots for years, the new research marks the first time that bots’ social clout was studied in the field of information systems and management.
Many on Twitter expressed surprise that Kelly was unaware of PM Narendra Modi’s social media following and especially his popularity on the microblogging platform.
The revenue department today started a new twitter handle ‘@askGST_GoI’ to answer industry queries related to the new indirect tax regime.
Facebook will host a summit in June that is dedicated to health and aims to sell ads to the pharmaceutical industry.
EU ministers approved proposals to make social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube tackle videos with hate speech on their platforms.
“If it’s true that he (Donald Trump) wouldn’t be president if it weren’t for Twitter, then yeah, I’m sorry,” Williams said.
Evan Williams also said the internet is obviously broken because it rewards extremes.
Scientists have developed a new model that uses Twitter posts to predict how the infection may affect a population.