Twitter India Said to Seek Judicial Review of Content Takedown Orders

Twitter is seeking to overturn some Indian government orders to take down content on the social media platform, a source familiar with the matter said, in a legal challenge which alleges abuse of power by officials. The US company’s attempt to get a judicial review is part of a growing confrontation with New Delhi. Twitter […]

UK Proposes to Strengthen Internet Laws to Fight Russian Disinformation

Britain is proposing a new law that will require social media companies to proactively tackle disinformation posted by foreign states such as Russia, the government said on Monday. The law would tackle fake accounts on platforms such as Meta‘s Facebook and Twitter that were set up on behalf of foreign states to influence elections or […]

Twitter Said to Have Complied With MeitY’s Final Notice

Social media platform Twitter has complied with the final notice issued by the Ministry of Electronics and IT on June 27, an official source said on Monday. The Ministry of Electronics and IT had set a deadline of July 4, failing which Twitter could have lost the intermediary status, which means it will be liable […]

Twitter Blue Users Can Now Hide the Spaces Navigation Button on Android

Twitter Blue subscribers can now modify the navigation bar in the app on Android devices. The feature, which was previously exclusive to iOS, allows you to remove the Spaces icon from the centre of your navigation bar (and of course, remove some of the other tabs if you want, too). According to The Verge, if […]

Hackers Breach British Army’s Twitter, YouTube Accounts to Promote NFTs

Britain’s army said its Twitter and YouTube accounts had been breached on Sunday. As of 6pm GMT (11:30pm IST), the @BritishArmy handle, which is verified by Twitter, had retweeted a number of posts promoting non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its timeline. The army YouTube account had been renamed ‘Ark Invest’ and showed several videos relating to […]

Tesla Sales Fall as Firm Tackles Supply Chain Issues, Pandemic Restrictions

Tesla’s sales from April through June fell to their lowest quarterly level since last fall as supply chain issues and pandemic restrictions in China hobbled production of its electric vehicles. The company on Saturday disclosed it sold more than 254,000 cars and SUVs from April through June, an 18 percent drop from the first three […]

Instagram to Turn Video Posts to Reels: Report

Instagram is reportedly testing a way to turn video posts into Reels. The Meta-owned social media platform is said to have mentioned has reportedly said that the change is currently being tested with a select number of users around the world and it is part of Instagram’s plan to simplify the videos on the application. […]

Tesla’s Run of Record Deliveries May Take a Hit This Year, Predict Analysts

Tesla is expected to end its nearly two-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries as a prolonged COVID-related shutdown in Shanghai hit its production and supply chain, highlighting the risks of its reliance on China. While Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has been pursuing the acquisition of social media platform Twitter, his crown jewel, Tesla, has […]

Twitter Launches Tweeten App for Mac, Windows

Twitter has launched the Tweeten application for Windows and Mac as a replacement for the outgoing TweetDeck application. Twitter had earlier announced that it will be “saying goodbye” to TweetDeck app for Mac to focus on making it better and testing Twitter’s new preview. The microblogging platform has informed that the app will no longer […]

Twitter India Said to Get July 4 Deadline to Comply With All Past Blocking Orders

The government has issued a notice to Twitter to comply with all its past orders by July 4, an official source said on Wednesday. The Ministry of Electronics and IT has set a deadline of July 4, failing which Twitter may lose intermediary status, which means it will be liable for all the comments posted […]

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