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General Elections 2019: Record 396 million tweets, 3.2 million on counting day

Though this election process was for the Indian Prime Minister, Twitter states its impact was felt across the world.

Pragya Thakur's Godse 'patriot' remark makes her namesake victim of Twitter trolls

Twitter trolls have been constantly replying to and tagging Pragya Tiwari's handle instead of tagging Pragya Thakur due to confusion over their last names.


MS Dhoni beats Virat Kohli on Twitter charts during IPL 2019

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS hogged the limelight becoming the most-tweeted-about player during IPL 2019. CSK were the most tweeted about team followed by MI.

Twitter accidentally leaks iOS users' location data to advertising partners

Twitter admits that it has been sharing location data of users on Twitter for iOS with its advertising partner due to a bug, which has been fixed now.

BJP now has 11 million followers on Twitter, almost twice as many as Congress'

The BJP numbers, however, pale in comparison to Prime Minister Narendra Modi social media presence. At over 47 million followers, PM Modi has more followers than Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (4.49 million), British Prime Minister Theresa May (838 thousand), and France President Emmanuel Macron (3.92 million).

Twitter launches new feature allowing retweets with GIF, photos, and video

Twitter has launched a new feature in its platform wherein users can add a GIF, photo and video in their retweets.


Judge approves Elon Musk, SEC agreement over Twitter use by CEO

Regulators had claimed that a February tweet by Musk about Tesla's production numbers violated the earlier settlement, as it had not been vetted by the company's attorneys. Musk countered that the tweet was not material.

Divya Spandana tweets 'photoshopped' image comparing PM Modi to Hitler

BJP Karnataka tweeted from their official handle saying, "Light travels faster than sound. But her desperation travels faster than both. Funny how she has time to photoshop and post morphed pictures but no time to vote !"

AI tools can use digital footprints to personalise ads

Scientists have found out that Artificial intelligence tools can use your digital footprints on Facebook, Twitter, and other online sites to customise ads you see based on your personality type.

Twitter reports quarterly user growth, now has 330 million monthly active users

Twitter has reported its first-quarter revenue which saw a surprise rise of 9 million users. The total users on the micro-blogging site are now 330 million.

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Kenyan woman becomes Internet sensation after editing herself into holiday photos

Sevelyn Gat, a girl from Kenya, who could not afford a trip to Asia, photoshopped herself into photos downloaded from Facebook, and the result is hilarious.

Apple vs FBI: Here's everything that has happened so far

Apple is engaged in a battle with the FBI over a court order to unlock an iPhone 5c. Here’s a look at the whole stand-off between Apple and the FBI.


Apple vs FBI: Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech giants back Tim Cook

Apple's refusal to unlock iPhone 5c of one of the San Bernardino shooters, has been backed by many tech companies in the industry.

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Timeline: The story of Me Too started in 1997

#MeToo is a year old but the tag ‘Me Too’ dates back to 1997.

BJYM Protests Against The Congress Party For Using Abusive Language For PM Modi

Congress leader Manish Tewari triggered a row on Sunday after he posted a tweet using abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The tweet evoked sharp reactions from the BJP and the Twitterati, who demanded an apology from Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Tewari is the second Congress leader after party general secretary Digvijaya Singh to […]


Here is what Sonam Kapoor not afraid of

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor, who started “fearvsneerja” campaign on social media for her upcoming biopic film ‘Neerja’, is a getting an overwhelming response from the Bollywood stars. The campaign is getting a hit on social media after several Bollywood celebs shared what they are afraid of in their short videos. Celebs like Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Sunny Leone, Lisa Ray, Athiya Shetty and Ayushmann Khurrana among few others have taken forward the social media campaign till now. Sonam Kapoor’s Dubsmash from ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo’ had earlier gone viral on the micro blogging site amongst the Bollywood brigade and the commoners as well. ‘Neerja’ directed by renowned ad man Ram Madhvani, will hit the theatres onFebruary 19.

Rajnath relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle: Prakash Karat

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Prakash Karat on Monday visited the JNU campus to express solidarity with the protesting students. Taking potshots at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that JNU incident was supported by Hafiz Saeed, he said that Home Minister relies on a 'fake' Twitter handle. He further said that they were not perturbed by some unwarranted elements imposing the label of 'anti-national' on them. Karat added that they are prepared to face everything and are not worried about being labelled anti-national or something.

Kamal Haasan makes grand debut on Twitter

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): 'Joining the league of several actors, noted Indian actor Kamal Haasan made a grand entry on Twitter on the occasion of Republic Day. The south superstar's first tweet was a video of the rendition of the National Anthem in his voice. Kamal Haasan captioned the video as, "India's freedom struggle remains unique even today. Respecting it is d only way to keep it and set new world standards." The actor's account which was verified within a few hours of his first tweet got over 30,000 followers in 24 hours. Kamal Haasan's elder daughter Shruti Haasan also welcomed the actor on the micro blogging site by citing him as his "most favourite person". The actor, who has won several accolades throughout his career, is one of the popular and biggest stars of cinema in south India.