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Twitter keeps deleted messages years after deactivation: Report

To get all messages that a user sent, they can simply request Twitter to do so by utilising its request your archive feature.

Dear YouTube, Twitter and Instagram, here is a (radical) fix for you

An increasing number of people on social media networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube now make posts to get attention in the form of likes and comments, rather than to simply share a slice of their lives.


Simply Put: Twitter summoned by Parliament, but tech CEOs have had other run ins with lawmakers

As controversy rages over Twitter chief Jack Dorsey’s personal appearance at short notice before a Parliamentary Committee, here’s what the similar experience in the US Congress shows.

Twitter CEO says his and other tech firms have not combated abuse enough

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter Inc, said on Tuesday that Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done enough to protect victims of online abuse, calling it a "huge fail."

Parliamentary Committee pushes IT amendments, WhatsApp discusses impacts

WhatsApp calls itself a "data lite" platform where it stores only the phone number used in the account along with publicly visible information like display picture and the names used there.

After Twitter CEO, Parliamentary panel may call other platforms too

The committee also resolved to summon officials from other social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp and other tech platforms on the issue of “Safeguarding Citizens Rights on Social/Online News Media Platforms”.


Bias charge: Parliamentary panel summons Twitter CEO to appear before it on Feb 25

Two days after saying its senior officials can't appear before the parliamentary committee citing 'short notice', the Twitter team, including Twitter India representatives, arrived at the Parliament on Monday for the hearing.

Twitter says can’t appear before panel, BJP warns of repercussions

BJP spokesperson and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi told reporters on Saturday, “In any country, no agency has the right to disrespect the institutions of that country."

After Twitter snub, Piyush Goyal says LS speaker, RS chairman will decide next course of action

Goyal's response comes after reports emerged that Twitter CEO and top officials have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT that had summoned them over the issue of safeguarding citizens' rights on social media platforms.

Twitter responds to charge of bias: India employees not making enforcement decisions

Twitter has put out a detailed blog post where it says that employees in India are not the ones making enforcement decisions with regard to its policies, and refused claims that it was biased against right-wing accounts

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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.


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.