Thursday, 27 February 2020

Tag Archives: Twitter

Twitter plans to build ‘decentralized standard’

Twitter Inc plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors. ...

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Twitter plans to delete inactive accounts

LONDON: Twitter is going to start getting rid of inactive accounts. The company has already sent warning emails to users who haven’t been using their accounts. If you want to keep your handle, all you have to do is to login by December 11 and follow the on-screen steps – ...

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US accuses two former Twitter employees of spying for Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO: Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face US charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment, a complaint from the Department of Justice shows. Ali Alzabarah and Ahmad ...

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Twitter pulls back on political ads campaign

Twitter announced an end to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation. But some of its users might face an unintended consequence or two. Among those potentially affected could be public-interest nonprofits eager to reach an audience ...

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Filmmaker Jami shares harrowing rape ordeal on Twitter thread

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani Filmmaker Jami came out as a rape victim on the social networking platform Twitter. Voicing his support for #MeToo amid claims that the campaign is being misused, in a series of tweets Jami shared his horrific experience that occurred 13 years ago. “Why I am so strongly supporting ...

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Amy Jackson reveals the gender of her baby

BOLLYWOOD: Amy Jackson is expecting her first child with fiance George Panayiotou. Recently, at a party, Amy revealed to her friends and family whether she’s having a baby girl or a boy. In a post shared on Twitter, Amy Jackson can be seen delighted to announce that she and her ...

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Twitter to let users follow interests as well as people

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter users will be able to follow a small number of interests by the end of the year in the same way they follow people, the company said. The feature will be rolled out internationally as the one-to-many messaging platform prioritizes being an online venue for conversations rather ...

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Imam-Ul-Haq Accused Of Multiple Affairs, ‘Chats’ Leaked On Twitter

LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Imam-ul-Haq has landed himself in a soup after a Twitter user accused him of having multiple affairs. The user leaked the Pakistan opener’s social media chats with several girls, also alleging that the cricketer cheated on them. “So apparently Mr. @ImamUlHaq12 was dating 7 to 8 (that we ...

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Scotland Yard Twitter and emails hacked

LONDON’s Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series of bizarre messages. After a series of messages late Friday that read simply “test” or seemingly random letters, the police sites began using foul language with anti-police sentiment ...

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