Bug found, Twitter asks 336mn users to change password

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 09:32

San Francisco/New Delhi, May 4, It is time to change your Twitter password now as the micro-blogging platform has asked its 336 million users to do so across its services after it discovered a bug that stored passwords in plain text in an internal system.


Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of EU data law

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:18

San Francisco, April 25, As the deadline for European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) inches closer, Twitter has updated its "Terms and Privacy Policy" to give its users more transparency over their data.


Account removal requests jump from India: Twitter

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:40

New Delhi, April 6, Between July and December 2017, the Indian government made 315 Twitter account information requests, up from 261 made during the January-June period, and asked the micro-blogging website to remove 144 accounts, up from 102 from the previous period.


Twitter allows third-party apps for account verification

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 09:44

San Francisco, Dec 21 Adding an extra layer of security, Twitter has announced to let its over 300 million users install third-party apps for two-factor authentication to verify their accounts.


Twitter to begin penalising hateful, abusive accounts: Report

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 10:40

San Francisco, Dec 18 Aimed at reducing hateful content on its platform, Twitter will start penalising accounts from Monday that include "hateful imagery and display names", or those who "use username, display name, or profile bio to engage in abusive behaviour", the media reported.


Obama's tweet most-liked ever, Trump has none

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:20

San Francisco, Dec 6, Although US President Donald Trump creates a lot of buzz on Twitter round the clock but it is his predecessor Barack Obama who has the most-liked tweet of 2017 in his kitty.


Twitter stands by Trump's anti-Muslim tweets

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:36

San Francisco, Dec 2, Taking US President Donald Trump's side once again, Twitter has retracted its previous explanation for why it did not remove Trump's tweets that included graphic anti-Muslim videos.


Twitter is part of net neutrality problem, says FCC's Ajit Pai

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18

San Francisco, Nov 29, Following a letter in which Twitter along with others had asked US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider its plan to end net neutrality, the agency's Indian-origin Chairman Ajit Pai has dubbed the micro-blogging site as a "part of the problem".


Twitter suspends 45 suspected propaganda accounts

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 10:22

San Francisco, Nov 25, Twitter has suspended 45 new accounts suspected of spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.


Twitter brings its dark 'Night Mode' theme to desktop

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:06

San Francisco, Sep 7, Already available on iPhone and Android apps, Twitter has now rolled out its dark-toned "Night Mode" interface theme to desktop users that will help users monitor key real-time information without straining the eyes.