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Twitter tests feature that limits who can respond to tweets

Twitter is testing a new feature that could fundamentally change the nature of the platform. On Wednesday, Twitter announced that it would test new controls...

Congress dubs PM’s eco package announcement headline grabbing, BJP says it will make India self-reliant

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday dubbed the stimulus package of Rs 20 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as one that only...

Twitter says new coronavirus misinformation rules will apply to Trump

Twitter is advancing one step further in the fight against coronavirus misinformation. Executives announced in a company blog Monday that Twitter would start affixing labels...

With 7.45 lakh followers, RBI most popular among central banks on Twitter

The Reserve Bank of India is not the most powerful in terms of monetary fire power like its peers in the US and Europe but...

Twitter tops sales estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) on Thursday said that its ads sales had slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the...

Elon Musk tells Twitter followers to get lost

Elon Musk is having a rough 24 hours, and if his Twitter followers don’t like it, then they can just get bent.  The Tesla CEO...

China lab rejects COVID-19 conspiracy claims, but virus origins still a mystery

SHANGHAI: Claims that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan have no basis in fact, the head of the...

Twitter quietly deletes millions of accounts from the old text message days

It’s the end of the SMS era for Twitter. On Monday, Twitter officially it was turning off its Twitter via SMS service for the majority...

Tweet Buster: Basant Maheshwari, Samir Arora on Covid-19 & more

NEW DELHI: In nearly four months, the world has come to revolve around Covid-19. The novel coronavirus has brought the strongest economies to their knees....

Twitter updates misinformation rules again to fight 5G coronavirus truthers

On Wednesday Twitter added new details to their regularly-updated guidance on information safety during the coronavirus pandemic, with new rules aimed squarely at conspiracy theories...

U.S. judge blocks Twitter’s bid to reveal government surveillance requests

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc will not be able to reveal surveillance requests it received from the U.S. government after a federal judge accepted government arguments...

How to fundraise for coronavirus relief on social media

Novel crises often come with complications that warrant widespread responses from the general public. Part of that response can be fundraising. In the case of...

Jack Dorsey invites you to follow along via Google Docs as he spends $1 billion

Jack Dorsey has officially thrown his hat in the rich-person-fighting-COVID-19 ring.  Dorsey, the CEO of both Twitter and Square, announced on Tuesday that he will...

Japan declares state of emergency, ramping up virus battle

TOKYO: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a month-long state of emergency Tuesday for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the...

Big Tech drastically reverses course on coronavirus ad policies

When tech companies roll out new policies, it’s usually after long periods of meticulous internal discussion and review. Big reversals aren’t the norm.  Then Covid-19...

Dr. Fauci is the internet’s worthiest crush yet

The good people of the internet have had their fair share of collective crushes over the years, but perhaps no crush has been more worthy...