Elon Musk's X fails to block California's content moderation law

29 Dec 2023

In a setback for Elon Musk’s social media platform X, a U.S. District Judge dismissed its attempt to block California’s content moderation law.

Walmart joins brands abandoning Elon Musk's social media platform X

02 Dec 2023

In an announcement made on Friday, 1 December 2023, Walmart confirmed that it is no longer advertising on the social media platform X

Elon Musk’s AI startup, xAI, is to be integrated with social media platform X

06 Nov 2023

Artificial intelligence startup xAI, which was founded by Elon Musk, is going to be merged into the famous social media platform X.

Social media platform X is set to test a new $1/year subscription plan

18 Oct 2023

X, formerly known as Twitter, will start a new phase of testing plans that will be more elaborate than its X Pro plan (Twitter Blue).

Australian regulatory committee fines Elon Musk's social media platform X for child abuse prevention failures

16 Oct 2023

Elon Musk’s social media platform X has been fined by an Australian regulator for failing to cooperate with a probe into anti-child abuse practices.

Musk fires almost all Twitter staff in India in global downsizing

07 Nov 2022

The US-based microblogging platform on Friday fired nearly 180 of its 230-odd employees in India, reports citing employee and other sources said

Elon Musk finally acquires Twitter for $44 bn

28 Oct 2022

Elon Musk sold roughly $15.5 billion worth of shares in Tesla in two waves, in April and in August, to meet a court-imposed 28 October deadline to complete the Twitter deal and “free the bird”

Elon Musk makes $43 billion hostile bid for Twitter

14 Apr 2022

Musk, Twitter's biggest shareholder, said that Twitter has the potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, which is a societal imperative for a functioning democracy, adding that it “will neither thrive nor serve societal imperative in its current form - Twitter needs to be transformed as a private company”

Twitter relents, appoints grievance officer, releases transparency report

13 Jul 2021

Twitter’s India head booked as website takes J&K, Ladakh out of India

30 Jun 2021

The Arrogance Of Twitter, The Social Parasite!

29 Jun 2021

“Your account is now available for use. Please be aware that any additional notices against your account may result in your account being locked again and potentially suspended. In order to avoid this, do not post additional material in violation of our Copyright Policy and immediately remove any material from your account for which you are not authorised to post,” the social media app warned India’s IT minister Shivshankar Prasad after unlocking the account

Twitter selectively polices users in India, dictates terms to govt

28 May 2021

Govt responds over ‘Koo” as Twitter quotes own laws

15 Feb 2021

In response to IT ministry’s directive to take out 1,178 Twitter accounts that were being handled by 'Khalistani' and 'Pakistani’ entities for spreading misinformation using the farmers' protests, Twitter sought to engage IT ministry officials to push its own “rules’

Online complaint system used by Google and Twitter is like the 'Wild West'

15 May 2019

Twitter CEO, officials refuses to appear before Parliament panel: report

11 Feb 2019

On Facebook and Twitter your privacy is at risk -- even if you don't have an account

22 Jan 2019

Twitter bots had 'disproportionate' role spreading misinformation in 2016 election

21 Nov 2018

An analysis of information shared on Twitter during the 2016 US presidential election has found that bots played a disproportionate role in spreading misinformation online

Google, FB, Microsoft, Twitter join hands for Data Transfer Project

21 Jul 2018

Google says the project will let users ‘transfer data directly from one service to another, without needing to download and re-upload it’, with Microsoft adding that ‘portability and interoperability are central to cloud innovation and competition

Massive AI Twitter probe draws heat map of entrepreneurial personality

07 Jun 2018

A world-first study has found social media -- how language is used in Twitter -- is a reliable marker of economic vitality in a region

Delhi HC issues notices to Google, FB, others for revealing identity of Kathua rape victim

19 May 2018

What's trending in fake news? IU tool shows what stories go viral, and if bots are to blame

19 May 2018

During disasters, active Twitter users likely to spread falsehoods

12 May 2018

On a more positive note, the study found that while Twitter users are likely to spread false news during disasters, Twitter and other media platforms move quickly to correct the misinformation

2.7 billion tweets confirm: echo chambers on Twitter are very real

26 Apr 2018

How social media helps scientists get the message across

16 Apr 2018

Twitter accounts of leaders like Modi, Amit Shah, Rahul flooded with fake followers

15 Mar 2018

Well over half the followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Twitter are fake: Gandhi tops the list, closely followed by BJP president Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi