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Twitter tips: How to go live on Twitter and connect with your followers

May 27, 2020 7:21 pm

Here is your guide to Twitter live: How to start live, add participant, join other's live broadcast, remove participant form your live stream, close the live stream, and more.

Donald Trump threatens to shut social media companies after Twitter fact check

May 27, 2020 9:01 pm

There is no evidence that Donald Trump has the ability to shut down social media networks, which are run by publicly traded companies and used by billions of people all over the world.

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

May 27, 2020 12:25 pm

Donald Trump frequently amplifies misinformation, spreads abuse and uses his pulpit to personally attack private citizens and public figures alike — all forbidden under Twitter's official rules.

Twitter tests feature that lets you choose who can reply to your tweet

May 22, 2020 5:14 pm

The new limit reply feature will keep unnecessary tweets away and make conversations on the platform meaningful than ever before.

Tech News HIGHLIGHTS: Facebook enables profile lock, Twitter restricts unwanted replies, and more

May 25, 2020 4:04 pm

Tech News HIGHLIGHTS May 21: Facebook and Twitter have rolled new features, Truecaller has a new app, and Excitel extends its Work From Home data plan offerings.

Facebook acquires Giphy: 5 things you need to know about the GIF platform

May 17, 2020 12:25 pm

Giphy will now work as part of the Instagram team. Its GIF library will be integrated with the photo-sharing application as well as with Facebook’s other apps, the company said in a blog post.

Explained: A new species discovered on Twitter, named after Twitter

May 16, 2020 3:46 pm

Meet Troglomyces twitteri, a fungus spotted on a Twitter image by a Denmark biologist. What is this species, and what is its relationship with millipedes?

China’s disinformation campaign targets coronavirus, researcher says

May 13, 2020 3:24 pm

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday called reports of a Chinese disinformation campaign “completely unfounded.”

Twitter says employees can work from home forever

May 13, 2020 8:02 pm

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey noted in the email that employees will be “allowed to work from home permanently, even after the coronavirus pandemic lockdown passes."

PDP leader seeks FIR against social media users calling for 'carpet bombing' of Kashmir

May 07, 2020 8:19 pm

Engineer Nazir Ahmad Yatoo, a youth leader of PDP, on Thursday approached a court at Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam seeking registration of FIR against the social media users.

TWITTER PHOTOS

Kenyan woman becomes Internet sensation after editing herself into holiday photos

March 27, 2016 12:41 pm

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

March 01, 2016 10:31 am

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

February 29, 2016 12:31 pm

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

TWITTER VIDEOS

Timeline: The story of Me Too started in 1997

March 25, 2020 1:25 pm

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

Here is what Sonam Kapoor not afraid of

February 16, 2016 10:44 am

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

February 15, 2016 9:35 am

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

January 27, 2016 12:03 pm

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.