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Twitter to ban all political advertising globally from November 22

Twitter set to launch ‘hide replies’ feature in June

San Francisco: As part of the efforts to make its platform appear less toxic, Twitter is planning to give people an option to hide replies to their tweets, thereby giving users more control over the nature of conversation they would like to have on the platform. “Starting in June, we’ll[Read More…]

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Twitter eases account suspension appeal for users

San Francisco: Twitter will now allow users, suspended for violating its guidelines, appeal the decision directly within its platform. Earlier, users whose accounts were frozen needed to fill an online form to appeal Twitter’s decision and the response time varied from a few hours to over a week. “We move quickly[Read More…]

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Viral prank getting Twitter users kicked out of app

San Francisco: Ahead of the upcoming April Fool’s Day, a prank going viral on the micro-blogging site Twitter is getting users kicked out of the platform for being “underage” to be on the platform. The prank claims that users who change their birth-year to 2007 on the platform would get[Read More…]

Twitter rolling out redesigned camera on its app

Twitter rolling out redesigned camera on its app

San Francisco: Microblogging site Twitter is rolling out the redesign of its camera feature that would now allow users to capture media and overlay location, hashtag or some words on a coloured label. The app would now show media in a larger, more immersive format in the feed with the[Read More…]

Facebook, Apple, Twitter face EU probes for violating GDPR

Facebook, Apple, Twitter face EU probes for violating GDPR

San Francisco: Facebook is facing 10 probes for violating the European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) over data breaches and users’ privacy across its platforms. In its first annual report after GDPR came into practice on May 25, 2018, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) opened 15[Read More…]

Blackberry sues Twitter over patent infringement

BlackBerry sues Twitter over patent infringement

San Francisco: BlackBerry has sued Twitter on patent infringement, accusing the open communication platform of illegally using its mobile messaging technology. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for Central California, seeks compensation for lost revenue and unspecified enhanced damages, CNET reported late Wednesday. BlackBerry has alleged Twitter infringed[Read More…]

Twitter testing profile preview feature on Android, iOS app

Twitter testing profile preview feature on Android, iOS app

San Francisco: In an attempt to address the problem of following threaded conversations on its app, micro-blogging site Twitter is reportedly testing an overlay of profile preview that would enable users to see information of any person replying to their tweet-threads. Typically, Twitter does not automatically organise conversations in ways[Read More…]

Twitter revenue hits $909 mn in Q4

Twitter revenue hits $909 mn in Q4

San Francisco: Twitter on Thursday announced that its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2018 have hit $909 million, growing 24 per cent year on year and beating market estimates of about $868 million. The 2018 revenue rose 25 per cent year on year to exceed $3 billion, while its net income was[Read More…]

Did Twitter delete India Today' account?

Did Twitter delete India Today’ account?

On Thursday people on Twitter discovered that the handle of the media company, India Today was nowhere to be found. When one looked for user @IndiaToday, an empty search result appeared. Various Twitterati took the notice. Where did the @IndiaToday Twitter handle disappear? pic.twitter.com/jksVdWOxRw — Sohini Guharoy (@sohinigr) February 7,[Read More…]

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