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ShareChat raises $100mn in new round of funding, gets Twitter on board as investor

ShareChat, which is among the largest vernacular social media app in India with 60 million monthly active users, has raised $100 million in Series D funding with Twitter joining the funding round.

When Sushma Swaraj’s witty tweet on Afghanistan's Rashid Khan went viral

Sushma Swaraj's tweet on Afghan all-rounder Rashid Khan went viral in 2018 after the cricketer emerged as one of the biggest ambassadors for the game of cricket from the war-torn country of Afghanistan.

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J&K effect: Noida administration warns of strict action against rumour mongers

"Posts on social media should be made only after verifying the information. Necessary legal action will be taken against those spreading rumour," the police said in a statement.

The internet's cracking up about this woman's bathing 'hack' to prevent getting soap in eyes

Twitter user Sarah Schauer revealed her sister's new life 'hack' to prevent soap from getting in her eyes while showering, and the internet is loving it.

Watch: 10-year old learns of grandfather's basketball skills the hard way

"My 10-year-old son still hasn't learned his lesson to never underestimate his grandfather's basketball skills!! Now he's down $20!!," the video caption said.

Twitter shares jump 10 per cent on solid user growth, revenue beat

Twitter's revenue rose 18 per cent from a year earlier to $841 million, beating Wall Street expectations of $829 million, based on Refinitiv data.

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Watch: Lorikeet parrot grooves to Ranveer Singh's 'Ankh Mare'

Though the internet is replete with videos of dancing parrots, suggesting the parrot's abilities are far from unique, its ability to rock out to the Ranveer Singh number has won it an audience on the internet.

Footage of toddler's wild ride on airport baggage conveyor belt goes viral

The terrifying footage released through CNN's Twitter handle, showed the boy, being swept away and carried through the restricted areas of the airport.

Viral Video: Good Samaritans rescue driver after truck turns turtle on busy highway

The aerial footage has been viewed over seven lakh times and has collected over three lakh likes on Twitter, with many people praising the group for saving the truck driver.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives talk at Apple headquarters

While the address itself didn’t point to a new partnership between Dorsey’s companies and Apple, it was indicative of their bond and existing collaboration.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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