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Twitter will now let you switch easily between 'latest' and 'Home' timeline

March 11, 2022 5:47 pm

It's rolling out first to Twitter on iOS, and soon to many of the best Android phones and the web. Beta testing for the new capability started in October of last year.

Actor-politician Khushbu says her Twitter account hacked

July 20, 2021 3:04 pm

The actor said that her account had been hacked three days ago and it was being followed up with the Twitter administration office.

Bengaluru civic body chief's official Twitter account hacked 

June 04, 2021 8:51 pm

The hacker changed the display picture and name on the Twitter account from ‘Gaurav Gupta’ to ‘TΣSLA’ and posted a few tweets on cryptocurrency.

Chrissy Teigen deletes Twitter account, citing negativity

March 25, 2021 10:18 am

Teigen’s account was popular for its mix of jokes about her husband John Legend and their children, their playful banter on the site, funny observations about assorted topics and fierce retorts for those she disagreed with or who criticized her

Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Joe Biden on Jan 20, even if Trump doesn't concede

November 21, 2020 4:31 pm

The handover requires no sharing of information between the outgoing Trump team and the incoming Biden team, Twitter said, adding that all existing tweets on those accounts will be archived and Twitter will transfer the accounts - reset to zero tweets - to the Biden White House that day.

Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

May 24, 2018 7:42 pm

Twitter from next month will start labelling US politicians on its platform; it is yet unknown if the feature will extend outside of the US.

Twitter suspends several accounts infamous for 'tweetdecking'

March 12, 2018 1:54 pm

Twitter has suspended accounts popular for mass-retweeting activities, forcing certain posts into gaining virality on the micro-blogging platform.

Cyber security pioneer John McAfee's Twitter account hacked

December 29, 2017 2:59 pm

Internet security pioneer John McAfee said that hackers attacked his Twitter account, despite having registered himself for two-step account verification.

Russian Twitter accounts sowed discord around 2016 Brexit referendum vote: Report

November 16, 2017 3:01 pm

A group of data scientists has found 156,252 Russian accounts on Twitter which mentioned #Brexit and posted nearly 45,000 messages related to the EU referendum in the 48 hours around the vote.

Twitter to remove verification badges from users found violating rules

November 16, 2017 1:51 pm

Twitter has announced to remove verification badges from users who violate its rules, adding that the micro-blogging platform is reworking on its entire verification system.