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Musk's job cut hits Twitter India, unaffected employees living in constant fear

Some of the employees who lost their jobs at Twitter India and did not wish to be named told IANS that when they logged in to their systems from home (Twitter is still in the work-from-home mode) on Friday, they were denied access.

  • Friday, 04 November 2022
IT Ministry warns Twitter to comply with new IT rules or face action

The government told Twitter to act on the content take-down notices sent under Section 69 A of the IT Act along with non-compliance notices issued for not taking the content down.

  • Wednesday, 29 June 2022
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Utkal Diwas: High Time Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter Recognize Odia

Odisha is the first state in the country to be formed on linguistic basis. But these big tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Youtube have not recognized Odia as a language. Why?

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  • Friday, 01 April 2022
Twitter Shows Off New Concepts For Filtering, Limiting Replies
Twitter Shows Off New Concepts For Filtering, Limiting Replies

If your reply filter is on, Twitter won't show you or anyone else, except the user who wrote the response, the harmful tweets it detects.

  • Saturday, 25 September 2021
Twitter Is Beginning To Test Labels For Bot Accounts
Twitter Is Beginning To Test Labels For Bot Accounts

Initially, in what Twitter is calling a test, a small number of developers will be invited to be able to apply the labels to their accounts, reports The Verge.

  • Friday, 10 September 2021
Twitter Names Vinay Prakash As Resident Grievance Officer For India

Twitter has been at loggerheads with the Indian government over the new social media rules. The government has confronted Twitter over deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country's new IT rules, despite repeated reminders.

  • Sunday, 11 July 2021
Twitter India registers over 14 lakh budget-related posts

New Delhi: Twitter India recorded over 14 lakh budget-related conversations in the past week (January 26 to February 2), with healthcare being the most talked about topic followed by demonetisation, the company said on Friday. “Conversations on Twitter lit up globally as politicians, well-known personalities and the public took to the platform to express their opinions […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Twitter Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits
Twitter Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits

The social media company's website no longer displays his name, as required under Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021.

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Prepared To Work With Parliamentary Panel On Safeguarding Citizens' Rights Online: Twitter

Twitter on Friday said it "stands prepared" to work with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT on safeguarding citizens' rights online, even as the panel categorically told the microblogging platform that rule of the land is supreme and not the company's policies.

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Twitter Loses Status Of Intermediary Platform In India

Social media platform Twitter has lost its status of intermediary platform in India over non-compliance to the new intermediary guidelines.

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
IT Ministry Blasts Twitter, Says It Failed To Comply With New Guidelines

A day after micro-blogging platform Twitter said that it has appointed a Chief Compliance Officer, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the US-based company has failed to comply to the new intermediary guidelines.

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer Ahead Of House Meet
Twitter Appoints Interim Chief Compliance Officer Ahead Of House Meet

"We are keeping the MeitY apprised of the progress at every step of the process. An interim Chief Compliance Officer has been retained and the details will be shared with the ministry directly soon."

  • Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Twitter In Search Of 'Designer' To Locally Tailor Platform To Comply With India's New Rule

Twitter India is stepping into the equation in the public domain after a series of recent blows, even as Twitter officials told an Indian newswire that they are hurrying and would close the loop on appointing a chief compliance officer "within a week" from June 7.

  • Friday, 11 June 2021
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Twitter Lists New Subscription-Based Service 'Twitter Blue' On iOS

Meanwhile, the Indian government has hit back hard at Twitter's latest statement raising concerns over the 'potential threat' to freedom of speech, saying that the microblogging platform is trying to dictate its terms in India, and also wants to undermine the country's legal system.

  • Friday, 28 May 2021
Over 90% first-time voters to cast ballot: Twitter India

New Delhi: Over 90 per cent of first-time eligible voters are expected to vote in the upcoming elections, a Twitter India survey revealed on Wednesday. According to the Election Commission, nearly 1.5 crore first-time voters will exercise their franchise in the seven-phase election starting April 11. Twitter India said that seven in 10 first-time eligible voters […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021