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These big Twitter updates will change the way you communicate
Thu, May 24, 2018
Twitter has announced the launch of a number of new features to its native web version, Twitter Lite, and its Windows app. The social media platform announced the launch of these features in its official Twitter account, which said that the company is adding ‘Night Mode’, ‘Real-time updates’ to the reply, retweet and like counters on the tweets.
How to earn money from Twitter in India: Check out cool digital jobs
Thu, May 10, 2018
Kris Lakshmikanth, founder chairman, The Head Hunters India, says, “The era of traditional jobs is over. Modern digital jobs with specialised and niche skill sets are in great demand. Millennials are getting attracted towards jobs like data analyst or IoT architect due to the high salary that these profiles command. The market value for such jobs is 30-40% more than traditional software jobs. Thus, youngsters are getting unskilled to make themselves compatible with the twist towards digital jobs and the digital economy.”
After WhatsApp, Twitter now working on 'Secret' encrypted messaging feature
Tue, May 08, 2018
Twitter is expected to roll out options about encrypted messaging like starting a secret conversation and viewing both sides of the conversation for encryption keys to verify a secure connection, TechCrunch reported on Monday.
Twitter again flooded with ''adult dating'' bots: Report
Sat, May 05, 2018
According to a blog post by Andy Patel, a researcher with the global cyber security firm F-Secure, Twitter had curbed most of the accounts of the earlier botnet called "Pr0nbot" which was discovered in March
Change your Twitter password now! Here is why
Fri, May 04, 2018
Twitter masks passwords through a process called hashing using a function known as bcrypt, which replaces the actual password with a random set of numbers and letters that are stored in Twitter`s system. "This allows our systems to validate your account credentials without revealing your password. This is an industry standard," Agrawal noted.
French brand Thomson tunes back into India’s growing TV market
Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Thomson announced three products announced on Thursday, with price a range of Rs 13,490-Rs 27,999. All the products are smart TVs with access to all kind of internet applications, he said. One of the products — Thomson 43 UHD 4K Smart TV, comes with default APK Gmail, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Netflix.
Instagram drops its Apple Watch app
Tue, Apr 03, 2018
According to 9to5mac, "there is no mention of the Apple Watch app being pulled in the release notes which only mentions the typical bug fixes and improvements, but updating to version 39.0 on iPhone removes Instagram for Apple Watch when paired". The report noted that the development was likely because of a new restriction that Apple was enforcing.
Google bans cryptocurrency mining extensions on Chrome
Tue, Apr 03, 2018
After Facebook and Twitter, Google has cracked down on malicious cryptocurrency mining extensions on its Chrome platform. Until now, Google Chrome`s web policy permitted cryptocurrency mining in extensions as long as it is the extension`s single purpose and the user is adequately informed about the mining behaviour.
Twitter India rolls out sponsored Moments; Maruti Suzuki, NDTV Car and Bike on board
Thu, Mar 29, 2018
"Sponsored Moments" give advertisers the ability to add a branded cover image to the "Moment" in question as well as insert their own brand`s tweets into the round-up.
Twitter bans Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies ads; here are key things to know
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Messaging app Twitter has banned bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ads from today. It thereby joined Facebook and Google, which too had decided to block cryptocurrency-related ads on their platforms. "We are committed to ensuring the safety of the Twitter community.
Senate committee invites Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs to testify
Tue, Mar 27, 2018
The hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee has been scheduled for April 10. In a statement, Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Zuckerberg has been invited to discuss the company's past and future policies regarding the protection and monitoring of consumer data. The hearing will broadly cover privacy standards for the collection, retention and dissemination of consumer data for commercial use
Now, Twitter's chief information security officer Michael Coates quits
Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Facebook is facing the heat after Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting company, was accused of harvesting data of up to 50 million Facebook users without permission and using the data to help politicians, including US President Donald Trump and the Brexit campaign.
Cryptocurrency ads: Twitter likely to ban Initial Coin Offerings ads after Facebook and Google
Mon, Mar 19, 2018
Cryptocurrency ads: Google also blocked 79 million ads in its network for attempting to send people to malware-laden sites and removed 400,000 of these unsafe sites last year. In January, social media giant Facebook banned all ads promoting cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and ICOs. The new policy prohibits ads that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, Facebook said in a statement.
Air India Twitter account hacked; unbelievable, but group tried to promote rival
Thu, Mar 15, 2018
An individual or a group has hacked into Air India Twitter account and tried to mislead passengers through a post that said all flights of national carrier have been cancelled.
Twitter reportedly working on Snap-like ad feature
Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Twitter`s feature would work in a similar way in Twitter Moments. However, it is unclear when the feature would launch and it could still be refined significantly or scrapped entirely, the report said. Twitter has been going after new advertising business after it posted its first profit.
Twitter wants to be less toxic, seeks users help
Sat, Mar 03, 2018
Twitter is seeking help of users in improving what it calls the "conversational health" so that it ceases to become a platform for abuse, spam and manipulation
I tweet from bed sometimes, U.S. President Trump says
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump, who has garnered a large following on social media with rambunctious postings, said he sometimes tweets from bed, though he occasionally allows others to post his words.
Twitter Joins Republic Day Celebrations With 'India Gate' Emoji
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
The "India Gate" emoji design holds a special significance as the Prime Minister visits the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate every year to pay tribute to the martyrs before the annual Republic Day parade begins.
Facebook is up and running after hit with outage worldwide
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
Many users of the site took to Twitter to check if the problem was global and also to express their frustration.
Twitter, Facebook asked to disclose more information on fake news
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Major social media giants in the Silicon Valley have been under fire due to the widespread abuse of their services, including incidents of spread of false news stories regarding the US presidential election and live streaming of the violent acts on the services.