Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Tag Archives: Twitter

German court fines Facebook over hate speech action failings

BERLIN: A German court fined Face­book two million euros for not being transparent enough over the action it is taking to curb online hate speech. Under a new regulation that came in force on January 1st, 2018, compa­nies like Twitter and Facebook have 24 hours to remove posts that open­ly ...

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Alia Bhatt starts her own YouTube channel

BOLLYWOOD: Alia Bhatt has started a new Youtube channel which will give her fans a peek into the actress’ personal and professional life. The “Gully Boy” actress, who is currently shooting for “Brahmastra”, took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce her new venture. “Something new, something fun, something on YouTube,” ...

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Sonakshi Sinha is now ‘Baby Bedi’ on Twitter

BOLLYWOOD: Seems like Sonakshi Sinha is in love with her character from upcoming film ‘Khandaani Shafakhana’ as the actor has changed her Twitter profile name to ‘Baby Bedi’, her onscreen name for the movie. Sonakshi Sinha is essaying the role of a feisty girl named ‘Baby Bedi’ who takes over ...

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Trump in new attack on London’s mayor Khan

LONDON: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches”. Trump attached his latest denunciation of the mayor to a retweet by Katie Hopkins about crime in “Khan’s ...

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IAF pilot Abhinandan ad draws ire on Twitter

NEW DELHI: A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many of whom have termed the “mocking” act “cheap” and “shameful”. The advertisement latches on to ...

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Adnan Sami’s Twitter account gets hacked

MUMBAI: After Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked on Monday night by Turkish hackers, singer Adnan Sami’s account has also been hacked by same group. Ayyildiz Tim claims to be a Turkish hacker group. The group replaced Sami’s profile picture with a photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran ...

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Rajkumar Hirani nominated for two Filmfare awards

BOLLYWOOD: In 2018, Rajkumar Hirani was reportedly accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a female crew member while working on the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic Sanju. The film happens to be the very project that had landed two nominations for the director. Shortly after the nominations were announced on Wednesday, ...

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Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan hacked

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked by a group, Ayyildiz Tim. After hacking the account, Ayyildiz Tim posted several messages, including an anti-India post. The first post read, “This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards ...

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Payal Rohatgi wants India to be a ‘Hindu nation’

NEW DELHI: Indian actress Payal Rohatgi has often been in the headlines for her Twitter rows, be it her fanatic views aimed at glorifying the Indian ritual of ‘Sati’ or the latest demand of hers for India to be the first ‘Hindu’ country on the atlas. Payal has done a ...

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Breakup isn’t the answer, Zuckerberg says

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content. The Facebook co-founder’s defense of the leading social network came as it reported it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts ...

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