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.

FEB 18: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 18, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

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.

Trump on twitter

January 22, 2018 00:05 am

Borne partly out of his mistrust and lack of control of the media, President Trump utilizes his Twitter account to get his message out, make announcements, vent, provoke and often simply provide a stream of consciousness on any current issues.

Infographics: Who ruled Twitter in 2017

December 31, 2017 00:05 am

Who ruled Twitter in 2017 Check out the most followed Twitter accounts, the most tweeted heads of states, the most popular celebrities on Twitter as well as 2017’s most retweeted tweets.

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct 18: Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.

As part of their latest Transparency Report, Twitter has revealed the national governments which have sent the most requests for users’ information in the first half of 2017.

Big B has 29 million Twitter followers

September 4, 2017 08:45 am

MUMBAI, September 4: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the most followed Indian actor on Twitter, now has a fan following of 29 million on the micro-blogging platform.

SAN FRANCISCO, August 17:  As HBO struggles to stop “Game of Thrones” (GoT) leaks and tackle hackers’ ransom threats, another hacker group has broken into the TV company’s Twitter and Facebookaccounts.

NEW YORK, July 6: Lady Gaga has rallied to support Ed Sheeran after the English songwriter revealed he is avoiding Twitter due to abusive comments – some from Gaga's "Little Monster" fan base.

WASHINGTON, July 4: Whether by whim or design, President Donald Trump keeps adding fuel to his incendiary Twitter battle against the media. The press is an easy target for the Republican president, and one his supporters love to hate.

WASHINGTON, June 17: Pop superstar Katy Perry has made history by becoming the first user to garner 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform announced.

WASHINGTON, June 6: Memo from legal experts to President Donald Trump on resurrecting his stalled travel ban: Put down the Twitter.

LONDON, Feb 12: Buckingham Palace is offering a 30,000 pounds annual package for a job to run Queen Elizabeth’s personal Twitter account, having 2.77 million followers.

Twitter announced Tuesday that it is expanding efforts to protect its users from abuse and harassment, the latest milestone in a broader, growing corporate campaign to crack down on online hate.

Social media is now a prime way to market oneself. And Twitter in particular is a great resource for personal branding, allowing virtually anyone to share opinions and content efficiently across the globe.

According to a man who identifies himself online as WauchulaGhost, the president, vice president, and first lady are more vulnerable to hackers because of a basic Twitter security setting they're not using.

You do not have to wander around on Twitter to find its multiple features, as the micro-blogging site has rolled out a new tab called Explore that consolidates Moments, search, trending hashtags and live video features all in the same place.

ISTANBUL, Jan 25: Seven-year-old Syrian girl Bana al-Abed, who came to international attention with her tweets giving a tragic account of the war in Aleppo, has written an open letter to new US President Donald Trump.