DETROIT, May 14: Tesla billionaire Elon Musk has put his plan to buy Twitter on what he called a temporary “hold,” raising fresh doubts about whether he’ll proceed with the $44 billion acquisition.

April 30: Twitter (TWTR.N) Chief Executive Parag Agrawal sought to quell employee anger on Friday during a company-wide meeting where employees demanded answers to how managers planned to handle an anticipated mass exodus prompted by Elon Musk.

If Elon Musk and Twitter get their way, the company will soon be privately held and under his control. The most obvious immediate change would likely be Twitter’s stock being taken off the New York Stock Exchange. But the company would also likely get freed from having to give regular updates about its business to U.S. regulators and to Wall Street.

April 5: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has acquired a 9% stake in Twitter to become its largest shareholder while joining other critics in questioning the social media platform’s dedication to free speech and the First Amendment.

Juhi Chawla took to her Twitter handle to share a sweet and quirky birthday post for actor Imran Khan who turned a year older today.

Popular social networking site, Instagram is down for several of its users globally. Several Instagram users have reported about the issue on Twitter on Thursday.

MUMBAI, July 11: Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) India unit appointed a resident grievance officer, days after designating a chief compliance officer, to meet new IT rules in the country, amid tensions with the government.

LUCKNOW, India June 18:  Police in India have summoned Twitter’s top official in the country to answer allegations that the U.S. firm did not stop the spread of a video that allegedly spread “hate and enmity”, according to an official police notice seen by Reuters.

NIGERIA, June 5: Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional secessionists.

Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life.

Actor and politician Urmila Matondkar took to Twitter to share a throwback picture from her wedding to Kashmir-based businessman and model, Mohsin Akhtar Mir. She spoke of her special 'mangalsutra' moment.

Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday took to her Twitter handle and claimed that her Twitter handle was restricted. A few hours later, #SuspendKanganaRanaut started trending on Twitter. Kangana stated that the liberals reported her account to 'chacha' Jack Dorsey, Twitter's co-founder and CEO.

WASHINGTON, Jan 12: Twitter Inc said it has suspended more than 70,000 accounts since Friday that were primarily dedicated to sharing QAnon content after last week’s violence in Washington when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.

BOSTON, Jan 10: One Twitter wag joked about lights flickering on and off at the White House being Donald Trump signaling to his followers in Morse code after Twitter and Facebook squelched the president for inciting rebellion.

It died more than 57,000 tweets later, with Trump using some of his final postings on the powerful platform to commiserate with a pro-Trump mob that besieged the halls of Congress in a deadly assault as lawmakers were set to certify his defeat.

SINGHU, Jan 4: In a standoff between farmers from India’s northern breadbasket and the government that has convulsed the country, the farmers have a 21st-century ally: a handful of supporters scattered around the world running a Twitter handle.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 15: Facebook and Twitter cast doubt on a New York Post story that made claims about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, taking proactive steps to restrict dissemination of the story in the hours after it was published on Wednesday.

Amitabh Bachchan, who keeps fans on social media informed and entertained with his daily dose of messages and pictures, says there are times when there is nothing to write on Twitter.

CALIFORNIA, Ju,y 23: Twitter said on Wednesday that the hackers who breached its systems last week likely read the direct messages of 36 accounts, including one belonging to an elected official in the Netherlands.

WASHINGTON, July 19: Twitter Inc disabled a campaign-style video that President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16:  Twitter said hackers accessed its internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, former U.S. President Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk and used them to solicit digital currency.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16: Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2: Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweet by the U.S. President Donald Trump on June 30, in response to a report from a copyright holder.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27: Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by U.S. President Donald Trump, warning his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers.

Facebook is the biggest social media site, with more than two billion people using it every month. Around 65 million businesses are using Facebook Pages and more than six million advertisers are actively promoting business through Facebook.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday has wished Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for a successful kidney transplant.

MOSCOW, Feb 13: A Russian court on Thursday fined social media company Twitter (TWTR.N) 4 million roubles ($62,845) for its failure to comply with a Russian data law, the RIA news agency reported.

Adam Sandler's Twitter account hacked

January 3, 2020 14:44 pm

Hollywood actor Adam Sandler's Twitter account has been hacked. The hacker tweeted several racist, sexist and anti-Semitic messages but they were quickly taken down.

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 21: Weeks after U.S. authorities brought a spying case against three Saudi nationals for digging up dissidents’ personal data at Twitter, the company suspended tens of thousands of accounts that appear to be linked to one suspect’s company.

Twitter says it mistakenly used the phone numbers and email addresses people provided for security purposes to show advertisements to its users.

As South Korean rapper and songwriter Kim Nam-joon, popularly known as RM, ringed in his 25 (Korean age 26) birthday on Wednesday, his fans made sure to make it memorable for the crooner by trending 18 different kinds of hashtags on Twitter.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1: The account of Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked on Friday afternoon, sending public tweets and retweets including racial slurs and curse words to 4 million followers before Twitter secured the account.

August 20: Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.

Ahead of her marriage to beau Kenneth Petty, rapper Nicki Minaj has changed her Twitter profile name to 'Mrs. Petty.'

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26: Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) posted a better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Friday and an uptick in daily users who see advertisements on the site, driven by changes to show users more relevant content.

Ekta Kapoor on Tuesday said her film ‘Mental Hai Kya’ is sensitive towards the mental health issues and the title of the movie does not intend to hurt sentiments. The producer shared the "disclaimer" on her Twitter account ahead of the film's trailer announcement, amid allegations that the movie trivializes mental health issues.

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked today, with those behind the cyber-attack completely changing his biodata; including his profile photo, cover photo and Twitter bio.

The makers of Shahid Kapoor-starrer 'Kabir Singh,' announced the release date of the trailer along with a new poster of the film. The 'Kaminey' actor shared the poster along with the release date on his Twitter handle, captioning the post as, "Trailer out on 13th May!."

KATHMANDU, April 10: What the lone Member of Federal Parliament from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party wrote on Twitter has stirred a hot debate on what was the intention behind writing such a cryptic tweet.

Sacred Games 2 is here, or at least its trailer and release date. That is the verdict of Twitter as Netflix teased a big announcement in 14 days.

KATHMANDU, March 6: People have vented their fury on social networking sites over the VIP motorcade recently conducted by President Bidya Bhandari.

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Singer Demi Lovato has deleted her Twitter account following criticism that she was laughing at memes about 21 Savage.

LONDON, Oct 12: Sites dealing with government transparency, pages dedicated to police brutality and alternative media – take a closer look at the top ten accounts with millions of followers that were recently suspended by Twitter and Facebook.

Actor Rajat Kapoor tweeted that he was ‘sorry from the bottom of his heart’ as two accounts of harassment emerged against him.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The government, in a bid to implement e-information system, digitalization and e-governance, is preparing to make sure all the government offices in the country compulsorily operate their own twitter handle.

Twitter Inc suspended more than one million accounts a day in recent months to reduce the flow of misinformation on the platform, the Washington Post reported.

Trump just managed to spell Melania's name wrong in a tweet.

President Bhandari joins Twitter

April 9, 2018 17:21 pm

KATHMANDU, April 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has joined Twitter, today.  According to President Bhandari's Chief Personal Secretary, Bheshraj Adhikari, President Bhandari's Twitter handle is @ PresidentofNP.

Sandeep Lamichhane trends on Twitter

January 28, 2018 16:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Following one of the proudest moments for Nepali cricket fans after Sandeep Lamichhane, 17 year old leg-spinner was bought by Delhi Daredevils today, support has poured in.