Tweets divided over unifier's legacy

January 12, 2018 03:18 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The decision taken by the current government to celebrate Prithvi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the unifier of modern Nepal King Prithvi Narayan Shah as the National Unification Day has been met with mixed reactions on Twitter.

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.

BRANCHBURG, N.J., Oct 1: President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the mayor of San Juan and other officials in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, contemptuous of their claims of a laggard U.S. response to the natural disaster that has imperiled the island’s future.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A series of investigative reports carried by Republica and its sister publication Nagarik Daily has begun drawing wide acclaim from various quarters.

WASHINGTON, June 9: President Donald Trump on Friday broke his silence on Twitter following explosive testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey, declaring “total and complete vindication.”

KATHMANDU, April 17: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who is also taking charge of Ministry of Home Affairs, has said that the Election Commission's as well as security arrangements are not sufficient for holding local polls on May 14.

Twitter may soon let users edit tweets

December 30, 2016 13:44 pm

Bringing more controls to the platform, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that the company was thinking to bring editing functionality to tweets.

BEIJING, Dec 5:  With Donald Trump's latest tweets touching on highly sensitive issues, China must decide how to handle an incoming American president who relishes confrontation and whose online statements appear to foreshadow shifts in foreign policy.

Washington: The US President-elect has attacked China after he was criticized by Beijing over his recent telephone conversation with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, reports said on Monday.

WASHINGTON, Nov 26: US President-elect Donald Trump gave his first reaction to the death of Fidel Castro on Saturday, saying on Twitter, "Fidel Castro is dead!", without elaborating.

Twitter announced Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, in the latest effort to broaden the appeal and boost the user base of the social network.