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UP to MP, FIRs filed against Twitter over distorted map

June 30, 2021 4:24 am

Separate FIRs have been lodged in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh against senior officials of Twitter India over a distorted map of the country, showing J&K and Ladakh outside India, that appeared on the social media platform.

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari named in FIR over distorted India map

June 30, 2021 8:28 am

The controversy erupted after it was discovered that a map of the world in the ‘Tweep Life’ section under ‘Careers’ on the platform’s website showed the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as lying outside the borders of India.

Ghaziabad assault video: Twitter exec doesn’t have to appear at UP police station, no coercive action, directs HC

June 25, 2021 7:31 am

A single-judge bench granted relief to Manish Maheshwari after the Twitter executive approached the court questioning the legal standing of a notice issued to him on June 21 to appear at the Loni Border police station in Ghaziabad on June 24 for investigation in the case.

UP cops summon head of Twitter in India over video of ‘attack’ in Loni

June 19, 2021 3:23 am

“Some people used Twitter as a platform to spread animosity and hatred among people. Twitter did not take cognizance of such messages that sought to spread enmity and affect harmony among communities in the country/ states," states the notice.

Centre hits back, says 'Twitter needs to stop beating around bush & comply with laws'

May 27, 2021 6:50 pm

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology's (MeitY) response came hours after Twitter expressed concerns regarding the safety of its employees and “potential threat to freedom of expression” for its users.

‘Toolkit’ probe: Police notice to its leaders, Congress writes to Twitter

May 26, 2021 5:39 am

The Congress asked Twitter to affix the “manipulated media” label to tweets of 11 Union Ministers, including IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, claiming that they were spreading “false and malicious propaganda” against the party.

Twitter‘s new advanced search filters help users find COVID resources faster

April 23, 2021 7:57 pm

Twitter India recently shared a set of new search filters that let users get to relevant COVID-leads quicker. Read more below.

Democracies must modernise their laws to protect freedoms in the era of technological transformation

February 16, 2021 8:49 am

As governments push back against big tech, a new challenge presents itself — reining in the growing power of the state in the digital age.

Twitter adds dedicated Republic Day emoji honouring Indian Air Force

January 26, 2021 10:34 am

The Bitmoji shows three jets moving in formation and leaving a trail of tri-colour behind which is similar to the ones we have seen in the Republic Day parades over the years.

From food, pets to romance, celebs: What gave Twitterati joy this time, last year

September 16, 2020 12:30 pm

From Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Kolkata topping the list for conversations around nostalgia to Ludhiana tweeting the most about romance, find out what kept Twitter abuzz last year

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