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Dak to Lahore receives a response on Twitter

“Fantastic. We two countries can proceed progressively even if we continue wishing for one another,’’ said one twitterati, while another wrote, “Lahore welcomes sweet words from Chandigarh.’’

PM Modi, most followed global leader on Instagram, crosses 30-million mark

Last month, the prime minister had crossed the 50 million follower mark on Twitter and is a regular on social media with posts and updates about his various campaigns and summits.


Maharashtra: Shahpur police issues notice WhatsApp group admins to face action for posts that can trigger trouble

The notice, issued on October 7, reads: “If any complaints is raised regarding criticism of any party or candidate on any WhatsApp group and a law and order situation is created, then the administration of that group will be held responsible, and action will be taken against the administrator.”

Twitter says it mistakenly used users' phone numbers to show advertisements

Twitter says it mistakenly used the phone numbers and email addresses people provided for security purposes to show advertisements to its users.

Twitter outage sparks social media meltdown, sets off meme fest

#TwitterDown started trending on the platform. With hilarious memes and GIFs, people shared how exactly they felt when Twitter was not working.

Twitter, TweetDeck suffer global outage, thousands hit

Log in attempts by users of TweetDeck seemed to be redirecting users to Twitter's website.


Twitter now lets users hide unwanted DMs

Twitter is launching a filter which will hide all the unwanted direct messages (DMs). The new filter is aimed at spotting the messages that have spam or offensive content and tag them according to that category so that the users can decide if they really want to open and read them or not.

Twitter suspends account of former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince

Twitter said it suspended Qahtani’s account because of “violations of our platform manipulation policies.” The company declined to provide more details, but said in a blog post that it took down 5,000 other accounts for what it described as inauthentic behavior or spamming.

Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media journalists

Dozens of accounts of journalists for Cuban state-run media as well as the official account for the Communications Ministry were also blocked in the crackdown late on Wednesday.

Hackers tweet racial slurs from Twitter chief Jack Dorsey’s account

In the posts, the attackers claimed that Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters would be bombed and used Dorsey’s account to retweet posts from several individuals appearing to claim responsibility for the hack.

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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.