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Supreme Court initiates contempt of court proceedings against lawyer Prashant Bhushan

The matter is scheduled to be heard on Wednesday by a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra.

21 Jul 2020 10:48 PM

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube could be forced to toe Turkey government line

An official said a draft legislation would make social media companies accountable in Turkey legally and for tax purposes.

21 Jul 2020 6:40 PM

Hacking of 130 accounts exposes security chink in Twitter armour

Young hackers interested in original short Twitter handles hacked the accounts for bragging rights and financial incentives, the firm said.

20 Jul 2020 4:57 PM

Young group of hacker pals carried out Twitter attack, not Russia: NYT

The paper interviewed four people who took part in the hacking, who shared logs and screenshots to back up their statements of what happened

18 Jul 2020 8:57 PM

Govt seeks info from Twitter on Indian users affected by recent hack

CERT-In has also asked Twitter if affected users have been informed about unauthorised access to their Twitter accounts.

18 Jul 2020 5:39 PM

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Twitter hack brings up concerns about social media manipulation ahead of US election

Tweets may increase misperception and sow confusion during crises, creating escalation incentives for an adversary, experts say.

17 Jul 2020 7:36 PM

Twitter-like app Koo sparks interest among regional language users

The app is already gaining users among Kannadigas, and is available in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi with plans to add more languages.

16 Jul 2020 9:57 PM

Twitter launches search prompt to get you help during natural disasters

The social network has partnered with the National Disaster Response Force to expand its efforts towards handling disaster situations.

15 Jul 2020 7:15 PM

Future of communications infra should be founded on Western Ideals of private property, Pompeo says

Decrying Chinese spying, the US Secretary of State praised Google, Facebook and Twitter for not sharing user data with Hong Kong government

09 Jul 2020 4:50 PM

Won't entertain Hong Kong user data requests, say Microsoft, Zoom joining Twitter, Facebook, Google

Police have stepped up requests on user data to pick up dissidents in the wake of the national security law being enforced.

08 Jul 2020 4:10 PM

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America loves India: Trump's reply to Modi's I-Day greeting

Prime Minister Modi on Saturday congratulated President Trump and the people of the US on the country's 244th Independence Day

05 Jul 2020 12:39 PM

Donald Trump is way ahead of Joe Biden if this were a social media election

Trump’s ‘steady retweets of everyday users helps fans feel connected to him’ while Biden remains traditional and ‘promotes values’.

04 Jul 2020 5:02 PM

With over 130,000 deaths in US, Facebook will advise use of face masks, despite opposition by many

The social network said it would include alerts at the top of feeds on Facebook and Instagram, starting in the United States.

03 Jul 2020 5:55 PM

Facebook bends to pressure, says will flag even Trump's post, if it violates rules

Unilever became the latest and one of the biggest advertisers to join several other brands that have stopped placing ads on Facebook.

27 Jun 2020 4:36 PM

Can the US President not tweet he would 'force' against protestors? Twitter hides his tweet

Twitter’s move escalated the battle between the White House and social media firms.

24 Jun 2020 5:15 PM

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Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

The company said in a statement that it does not permit symbols of hateful ideology 'unless they’re put up with context or condemnation'

19 Jun 2020 9:20 AM

This US bill threatens to arm twist Twitter, Facebook into not moderating extreme content

The bill comes weeks after President Donald Trump accused social platforms of suppressing conservative political voices.

18 Jun 2020 8:20 PM

Get Google, Facebook to crackdown on fake news, but keep press freedom intact, media tells EU

Among measures urged is a “meaningful” sanctions regime so co-signatories of the 'Code of Good Practice' have an incentive to act.

15 Jun 2020 7:24 PM

Tech This Week | Now is the time for misinformation reform

Because of liberal laws based on principles of free speech on most dominant online platforms, misinformation is often allowed to stay up.

13 Jun 2020 7:31 PM

What are you doing about fake news, EU asks Google, Facebook, wants monthly reports

Open up and offer more evidence that measures taken are working well, European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova says.

10 Jun 2020 7:39 PM

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