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A 17-year-old from Florida charged as 'mastermind' of the recent high-profile Twitter hack
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A 17-year-old from Florida charged as 'mastermind' of the recent high-profile Twitter hack

While some initially thought the hack was the work of professionals, it turns out the “mastermind” was a 17-year-old recent high school graduate from Florida,

SC initiates contempt proceedings against advocate Prashant Bhushan, Twitter India
India

SC initiates contempt proceedings against advocate Prashant Bhushan, Twitter India

Bhushan has been raising issues related to the judiciary and had recently criticised the top court's handling of matters related to migrant workers during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Despite Trump's recent executive orders, Twitter is not backing down on deploying its policies against the US president
World

Despite Trump's recent executive orders, Twitter is not backing down on deploying its policies against the US president

Twitter has placed public interest notice on a few tweets by Trump warning users that the post "glorifies violence".

Daily Bulletin: EC's Article 324 comes to force at 10 pm today in West Bengal; Modi, Mamata to hold rallies on last day of campaigning; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: EC's Article 324 comes to force at 10 pm today in West Bengal; Modi, Mamata to hold rallies on last day of campaigning; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee will both hold rallies on what is now the last day of campaigning in West Bengal after EC's Article 324 order; Rahul Gandhi will visit the Alwar rape survivor's family; and more.

Twitter will let you report tweets aimed at misleading voters; to roll out on 25 April in India
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Twitter will let you report tweets aimed at misleading voters; to roll out on 25 April in India

Twitter will roll out the new feature in India on 25 April and in the EU on 29 April.

Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as its MD for India operations to accelerate revenue
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Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as its MD for India operations to accelerate revenue

The appointment comes amid growing concerns over the spread of misinformation on social media platforms across the world, including India.

Over 90 percent first-time eligible voters to exercise their franchise in LS polls: Twitter India
Politics

Over 90 percent first-time eligible voters to exercise their franchise in LS polls: Twitter India

The survey was conducted as part of Twitter's youth engagement initiative #PowerOf18, in September-October 2018 with 4,274 people in India aged between 18 and 35.

New York Times calls Pulwama terror attack 'explosion' in headline: Was 9/11 just a plane crash, asks outraged Twitterati
World

New York Times calls Pulwama terror attack 'explosion' in headline: Was 9/11 just a plane crash, asks outraged Twitterati

Twitter users in India outraged over the fact that the leading US daily termed the Pulwama terror attack, which killed over 40 CRPF jawans, as a bombing. Twitterati was livid at the fact that NYT chose to use words like 'explosion' and 'bombing' to describe a serious terrorist suicide attack which saw escalation in India-Pakistan hostilities

Barkha Dutt calls out Twitter for being 'enablers of sexual abuse and violence' after receiving several inappropriate messages
India

Barkha Dutt calls out Twitter for being 'enablers of sexual abuse and violence' after receiving several inappropriate messages

On Monday, Barkha had shared phone numbers and messages of multiple people who she said had been stalking, threatening and abusing her. She even tagged the Twitter handles of various state police in her tweets and had called Twitter "tone deaf on gender equality" for asking her to take down the numbers of the men who had sent her such messages.

Twitter to work on agreeable date to set up meeting between Jack Dorsey and govt panel
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Twitter to work on agreeable date to set up meeting between Jack Dorsey and govt panel

Twitter cited the unavailability of top officials as the reason for not making it to the panel meeting.

After Twitter refuses to appear at parliamentary panel, government mulls action
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After Twitter refuses to appear at parliamentary panel, government mulls action

Twitter declined to attend the parliamentary committee meeting despite being given 10-day prior notice.

#ProtestAgainstTwitter misses a more clear, present danger to our Internet freedom
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#ProtestAgainstTwitter misses a more clear, present danger to our Internet freedom

If we love the Internet, both netizens of the right and the left, this is not a war we can afford to sit out.

Twitter CEO, top officials decline to appear before Parliamentary IT Committee
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Twitter CEO, top officials decline to appear before Parliamentary IT Committee

Twitter cited "short notice of the hearing" as the reason, despite being given 10 days to travel.

'Smash Brahmanical patriarchy' row: Twitter mess shows why Silicon Valley billionaires are clueless about real-world complexities
India

'Smash Brahmanical patriarchy' row: Twitter mess shows why Silicon Valley billionaires are clueless about real-world complexities

By issuing a number of apologies that appear even more clueless than the original mistake, Twitter has created a far bigger mess.

My poster in Jack Dorsey's hands wasn't the point; real threat to trolls was me seeking safety of oppressed on Twitter
India

My poster in Jack Dorsey's hands wasn't the point; real threat to trolls was me seeking safety of oppressed on Twitter

We live in strange times that the whole of Twitter India can be brought to a standstill by the subversive presence of a contemporary Dalit poster

Twitter apologises amid row over CEO Jack Dorsey posing with 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard
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Twitter apologises amid row over CEO Jack Dorsey posing with 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's picture holding the placard while on his visit to India offended several Twitter users who have accused him of attacking a particular group of people

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discusses fake news, online addiction, more at IIT Delhi
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discusses fake news, online addiction, more at IIT Delhi

The answer to the most important question? No, we will not be able to edit posts on Twitter.

Twitter India head Taranjeet Singh resigns, Balaji Krish to fill in temporarily
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Twitter India head Taranjeet Singh resigns, Balaji Krish to fill in temporarily

Twitter explored new revenue streams and ways of innovation in India during Singh's career.