Twitter to shut down disappearing ‘Fleets’ feature

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter will shut down its posts feature called Fleets on August 3 after the product failed to gain traction with users. The shutdown comes just eight months after the social media platform rolled out Fleets to all its

India asks Twitter to take down tweets critical of COVID-19 handling

NEW DELHI: The Indian government asked social media platform Twitter to take down dozens of tweets, including some by local lawmakers, critical of India’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Twitter has withheld some of the tweets after the legal request

Cricketers rally around Moeen Ali after offensive ‘ISIS’ tweet

LONDON: England cricketers have rallied around teammate Moeen Ali after controversial author Taslima Nasreen targeted him with an offensive tweet. The post by the Bangladesh-born author said: “If Moeen Ali were not stuck with cricket, he would have gone to

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sold for $2.9 million

LONDON: Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has sold his first tweet for just over $2.9 million. The tweet is in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) – a kind of unique digital asset that has exploded in popularity so far

Twitter flags Trump’s tweet for violating rules on COVID-19 information

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has flagged a tweet by Donald Trump in which the US President claimed he was immune to the coronavirus, saying it violated the rules about misleading information related to COVID-19. “A total and complete sign off from

Elon Musk calls for breakup of Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO: Telsa Chief Executive Elon Musk has called for Amazon to be broken up after an author complained on social media about being unable to self-publish a book on the world’s largest online retailer. “This is insane @JeffBezos,” Musk

Major Gen Asif Ghafoor transferred as DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor has been transferred and Major General Babar Iftikhar has been appointed as the new DG ISPR. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor will be appointed as the

10 Amazing Facts About Twitter One Should Know

Launched in July 2006, a microblogging Twitter rapidly gained worldwide popularity. The service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day. Did you know, you are a better person if you follow the Pope on Twitter? Read 10

Trump tweets about telephonic conversation over Kashmir issue

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he talked to prime ministers of both India and Pakistan over Kashmir issue. In his tweet, Trump mentioned holding separate telephonic conversation with Narendra Modi and Imran Khan. The US president