Twitter was asked by NCPCR to take action against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's handle for sharing on the platform a photo of the family of a Dalit girl allegedly raped and killed in Delhi
The feature reportedly showed up in the Twitter beta last month, but now it appears to be more widely available.
Twitter said they are re-sharing their saliency model and the code used to generate a crop of an image given a predicted maximally salient point and asking participants to build their assessment.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced plans to consider making a hardware wallet for Bitcoin for the customers of its digital payments services company Square.
Called "Change who can reply," the feature is available in the three dots menu next to your tweet.
The Chief Justice replied: "Have you examined the recent IT rules. It takes care of it".
On the aspect of appointment of RGO under rule 4(1)(c), Twitter said it is in the process of making an offer of appointment to a resident of India as its "interim RGO" and expects to do so on or before July 11, 2021.
Twitter's 'privacy check-in' feature would take users through a series of questions that help them think about how public or private they want to be on the platform.
"We are not stopping you from taking action, court has not granted any protection to Twitter. If they are in violation, you know what to do," the high court told central government counsel.
The IT Rules, 2021 are the law of the land and Twitter is mandatorily required to comply with the same, said the affidavit filed in response to a plea by lawyer Amit Acharya, in which he claimed non-compliance of the Centre's new IT Rules by the microblogging platform.
Tech firms like Twitter, Google, Facebook and TikTok have committed to tackle online abuse and enhance security for women on their respective platforms.
Inspired by the upcoming Super Follows feature of Twitter, Instagram is now working on a tool that will let creators post exclusive content to their Instagram stories only available to subscribers.
Taking suo moto cognisance of pornographic content on Twitter, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday directed the micro-blogging platform to remove "all pornographic and obscene" content within a week while instructing Delhi Police to investigate and take appropriate legal action
The Covid-19 pandemic has magnified Twitter role in keeping people connected and amplifying authoritative information from credible sources
The US digital giant has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules. The government has confronted Twitter for deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country's new IT rules, despite repeated reminders.
Micro-blogging site Twitter is working to make it possible to sign in to your account through a connected Google Account.
After introducing Tip Jar that allows people to send and receive support with cash gifts, Twitter on Thursday said that it is adding an Indian payment gateway, Razorpay, as an additional payment provider to it.
Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that it will begin rolling out applications for Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces, giving creators an early shot at joining in the first group of testers for the features.
The enactment of these rules had become necessary following widespread concerns about increasing instances of abuse of social media and digital platforms.
After not being able to comply with the new IT regulations on time, popular microblogging site Twitter has lost its intermediary status in India. As per reports, Twitter is the only mainstream social media platform that has not adhered to the new IT rules which came into force from May 26.
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology has asked Twitter to appear before it on June 18 and put its views on the prevention of misuse of its platform.
Twitter is set to soon launch the Super Follows feature that will enable some users with at least 10,000 followers to charge for providing exclusive additional content like extra tweets, joining a community group or receiving a newsletter.
The Union Ministry of Electronics and IT has sent its final notice to Twitter over non-compliance with the new IT rules and has again warned of penal action in case the US-headquartered social media platform fails to comply with the norms.
The Nigerian government has indefinitely suspended Twitter, just days after it accused the US micro-blogging platform of double standards and supporting the secessionists in the west African country.
Microblogging social media site Twitter on Saturday removed the blue verified tick badge from the personal handle of India's Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu for a few hours.