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Twitter withholds 50 tweets related to Ghaziabad incident

Twitter has 'withheld' 50 tweets related to a communally sensitive video clip of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on the microblogging platform, according to sources.  ......

Twitter deliberately chose path of non-compliance: Prasad

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday slammed Twitter for deliberate defiance and failure to comply with the country's new IT rules, which has led to the United States giant losing its......

Twitter deliberately chose path of non-compliance: Prasad

Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said Twitter failed to comply with intermediary guidelines and has "deliberately" chosen the path of non-compliance despite......

Twitter blocks accounts of Punjabi singer JazzyB, 3 others

Twitter has blocked accounts of Punjabi rapper JazzyB, Sydney-based hip-hop artist L-Fresh the Lion and two others following demands by the Indian government.   IMAGE: Punjabi singer JazzyB.......

Facebook appoints grievance officer for India on website

Social media giant Facebook has named Spoorthi Priya as its grievance officer for India on its website.   Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters The move comes in the backdrop of the new Information......

Wipro's Rishad Premji bats for self-governance by social media platforms

Software major Wipro's chairman Rishad Premji on Thursday said social media platforms have integrated the world like never before and should be allowed to practice "responsive self-governance" to......

Govt urged to remove fake messages on social media linking COVID-19 to 5G

Telecom industry body COAI has approached the information technology ministry for removal of fake and misleading messages from social media platforms like Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter linking......

Open to govt questions on privacy update, says WhatsApp head

Under fire over its recent privacy policy update, WhatsApp on Thursday said it is open to answering any questions from the government on the issue and is aware that the company will have to......

Why advertisers are boycotting Facebook

'This is the first time there has been an attempt to use market forces to counter disinformation on social media,' notes Devangshu Datta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The advertising......

COVID-19: How WhatsApp is tackling spread of fake messages

WhatsApp limited the number of times a frequently forwarded message can be sent further to only one chat at a time. This resulted in 70% plunge in viral forwarded messages globally, WhatsApp told......

'Men in our country have not grown up'

'All the guys in this country were stuck in the 'alpha' for the longest time.''They were told not to cry, be the man in the house.''I wanted to touch upon that vulnerability and innocence that is......

MS Dhoni gets trolled, wife Sakshi responds

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his wife Sakshi Dhoni and daughter Ziva. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s wife Sakshi, on Friday, took to......

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