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Twitter expands feature allowing users to flag misleading tweets

LONDON: Twitter Inc has said it will expand its test feature which allows users to flag misleading content on its social media platform to Brazil, Spain and the Philippines. The company had introduced the pilot test of the feature in

Here’s why Bagallery co-founder Mina Salman is trending on Twitter

Bagallery, a digital fashion firm, recently raised $4.5mn to become Pakistan’s biggest female co-founded a startup. An online startup Bagallery helps people in shopping for beauty and fashion products online. The same startup raised $4.5 million in Series A funding.

Twitter bans sharing of photos, videos without consent

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter launched new rules blocking users from sharing private images of other people without their consent, in a tightening of the network’s policy just a day after it changed CEOs. Under the new rules, people who are not

Cricketer Amir Khan teases Fahad Mustafa in funny Twitter banter

Pakistani Cricketer Amir Khan has started a funny banter over Twitter with actor Fahad Mustafa, after Fahad revealed the release date of an upcoming movie ‘Khel Khel Main’. Fahad Mustafa taking on to his Twitter account promotes Bilal Abbas Khan,

Twitter’s new feature allows users to avoid heated conversations

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has tested a new feature that will allow users to ascertain the vibe of a conversation before joining in to avoid heated conversations. Before joining in users can make sure if they want to get away from

Which celebrity bagged ‘Most Beautiful Face 2021’ title on Twitter?

Nineteen-year-old Israeli model Yael Shelbia has been awarded the top spot on the “100 Most Beautiful Faces of the Year” list.  Since morning there is a top trending hashtag on Twitter i.e. ‘Most Beautiful Faces 2021’. Are you eager to

Twitter allows star users to make money from subscriptions

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter launched a long-promised “Super Follows” feature that lets creators sell subscriptions for access to special content. The move came as Twitter strives to be a preferred online venue for clickable stars and to boost its own income

Shehzad Roy corrects Anupam Kher on viral video: ‘These kids are not from India but Pakistan’

Singer Shehzad Roy recently shared a video of adorable yet talented children playing brilliantly with manual instruments and asked if anyone knew their whereabouts so he can snd instruments to the talented kids. The singer while sharing the video on

Indian govt begins messaging shift to rival Koo after Twitter spat

NEW DELHI: Twitter is fast losing its sheen as a favoured communications tool for many Indian government departments and ministers keen to promote home-grown rival Koo while the US firm comes under fire for non-compliance with India’s laws. The most

Twitter closes US offices as Big Tech makes vaccines mandatory

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter is shutting its reopened offices in United States, while other big tech companies are making vaccination mandatory for on-campus employees, as the highly infectious Delta COVID-19 variant drives a resurgence in cases. Google and Facebook said all

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

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google claiming censorship

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump filed lawsuits against Twitter, Facebook, and Google as well as their chief executives, alleging they unlawfully silence conservative viewpoints. The lawsuits, filed in US District Court in Miami, alleged the California-based social media platforms

Trump joins video platform Rumble after social media ban

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump joined video platform Rumble as he takes the stage at a campaign-style rally in Ohio, his first such event since the January 6 attack on the US.Capitol. Trump lost his social media megaphone earlier

India warns Twitter to comply with IT rules or face ‘unintended consequences’

NEW DELHI: India has warned Twitter it has one last chance to comply with new IT rules or the social media giant will face “unintended consequences”. The new rules – which were announced in February and which became effective at

Twitter rolls out subscription product to edit tweets, customize app

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter will roll out a new subscription product called Twitter Blue, which will let paying users edit their tweets before posting and change the color theme of their app. The details of the feature were first uncovered last

Who are ‘100 Most Handsome Men 2021’ on social media?

Prime Minister Imran Khan has become the top winner among ‘100 Most Handsome Men 2021’ by social media users on Twitter. It has become a trend on Twitter as netizens choose their favourite celebrity every week through unique hashtags and

Twitter suspends accounts sharing Trump’s blogposts

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter confirmed that it pulled the plug on several accounts trying to bypass its ban on former president Donald Trump by promoting his blog posts. The ex-president launched a page on his website earlier this week promising comment

Twitter permanently removes Kangana Ranaut after controversial post

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account has been suspended as she was found repeatedly violating social media platform rules. According to Twitter, the actress posted a series of tweets in reaction to the recent West Bengal election results repeatedly violating social

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

My Twitter account got suspended for tweeting against France: Rabi Pirzada

Former Pakistani singer and actress Rabi Pirzada has claimed that her Twitter handler has recently been suspended for tweeting against France. In a message on Instagram, Rabi Pirzada, who left the showbiz industry for the sake of Islam, wrote that

Twitter launches emoji for pro-democracy ‘Milk Tea Alliance’

BANGKOK: Social media giant Twitter launched an emoji for the ‘Milk Tea Alliance’, a global online pro-democracy movement that has united anti-Beijing campaigners in Hong Kong and Taiwan with protesters in Thailand, Myanmar and beyond. Activists welcomed the announcement of

Katherine George denies praising Pakistani men on Twitter

Katherine George, a founder of a social media marketing agency, has apparently triggered many mindsets of Pakistanis when her supposedly ironic tweet made rounds on the internet. “No one in the world respects women as much as Pakistani men,” read

‘Not Twitter’s fault’: Model Chrissy Teigen explains why she quit social media

Famous American model Chrissy Teigen has left the social media platform and deleted her Twitter account. According to Chrissy Teigen, the social media platform has started to serve her ‘negatively’. The model and cookbook author announced on social media that

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

Russia to block Twitter in one month unless it deletes banned content

MOSCOW: Russia will block Twitter in one month unless the social media giant complies with a demand to remove banned content, Russian news agencies cited a senior regulatory official as saying. Moscow said last week it had slowed down the

Twitter founder Dorsey auctions first ever tweet

SAN FRANCISCO: The first ever tweet on the platform is up for sale after Twitter boss Jack Dorsey listed his famous post as a unique digital signature on a website for selling tweets as non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The post –

Twitter to add more labels identifying world leaders and govt accounts

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter said it will add labels to identify more state-affiliated accounts, including world leaders’ personal accounts, to give users more context for geopolitical conversations on the platform. The move comes as Twitter’s approach to prominent figures and government

Zong network temporarily disrupted countrywide

The users of Zong have been experiencing network problems for a day and still, it has not been resolved yet. This is a screenshot of a Zong user’s phone for every operation a user is executing on phones such as

Twitter suspends account linked to Khamenei after posts threaten Trump

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter said it has permanently banned an account believed to be linked to Iran’s supreme leader after a posting that seemed to threaten former US President Donald Trump. The image posted by the suspect account carried the image

Trump ban sets ‘dangerous’ precedent, says Twitter chief

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter chief Jack Dorsey backed the messaging platform’s ban of US President Donald Trump, but said it sets a “dangerous” precedent and represents a failure to promote healthy conversation on the social network. “Having to ban an account