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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sparking a fresh controversy, anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks has threatened to make the private details public of millions of people who have ‘verified’ Twitter accounts. “We are thinking of making an online database with all ‘verified’ twitter accounts and their family/ job/ financial/ housing relations,” the WikiLeaks Task Force said in a tweet, which has now been deleted.
To attract new users to the platform, micro-blogging website Twitter developed a standalone instant messaging app in India for emerging markets but killed the product without launching it as the company shut down its Bengaluru engineering centre that developed it, a media report claimed on Friday.
NEW DELHI, Dec 1: The official Twitter accounts of Indian National Congress and party Vice president Rahul Gandhi were hacked today and some messages laden with expletives and profanities posted on it, the party said.
Vine may survive after all. Twitter is currently vetting multiple term sheets from companies offering to buy Vine and hopes to make a deal soon, multiple sources reveal. After announcing its plan to shut down Vine last month, Twitter received a large number of bids including several from Asia. It’s now working to decide who should run the short form video app.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Social media has reversed the trend of public complaints registered at Hello Sarkar, a popular government desk that receives grievances from the general public both within and outside the country.
GRAND RAPIDS, UNITED STATES, Oct 2: Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a "sex tape" featuring the former beauty queen with whom he's feuding. Hillary Clinton's campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump himself appears.