TWITTER TO REVIVE CONTROVERSIAL ACCOUNT VERIFICATION SYSTEM

Twitter Inc. will bring back its system for verifying user identities next year and is asking people to provide feedback on what the requirements should be for the coveted blue checkmark. The San Francisco-based company will start letting people request…

TWITTER TO SHOW A PROMPT WHEN YOU TRY TO LIKE A LABELLED TWEET

The microblogging site — Twitter will soon show a warning if you tried to retweet a tweet that the company has labelled for being misleading information. The feature will begin rolling out to iOS and desktop users later this week.…

TWITTER BUG CAUSES FLEETS TO BE VISIBLE EVEN AFTER 24 HOURS, COMPNAY WORKING ON A FIX: REPORT

Earlier last week, Twitter started rollout its ephemeral tweets features – Fleets to all users globally. However, just days later, a bug on Twitter has been reported, which is causing the fleets to show even after 24 hours.  As per…

TWITTER FLEETS NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL USERS GLOBALLY

Twitter started testing its Instagram Stories-like feature ‘Fleets’ earlier this year. It has been testing it in select countries including India for some time. Twitter has now launched Fleets globally for all users. Twitter did not share any numbers for…

TWITTER LAUNCHES CUSTOM DIWALI EMOJI

Twitter today announced the launch of a customised emoji for Diwali. The new Diwali emoji can be activated with dedicated hashtags on Twitter, and it’s available in different regional languages as well. The Diwali emoji features a hand holding out…

TWITTER FALLS ON PALTRY GAINS IN NEW USERS IN THIRD QUARTER

Twitter Inc. shares tumbled 18% Friday after the company reported far fewer new users in the quarter than analysts had estimated, dashing optimism that the social network would benefit from a return of live sports and the coming U.S. election.…

TWITTER WAS DOWN IN INDIA AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD

Twitter was suffering an apparent outage in certain parts of the world, yesterday. Several users, including those in India, were not able to access new tweets as well as the news feed when refreshed. This affected iOS, Android and web…

TWITTER TOPICS LAUNCHED IN INDIA, HELP USERS TALK ABOUT THEIR INTERESTS

Twitter has finally launched Topics in India, a feature it announced last year in November. Twitter users can follow certain Topics that they’re interested in, and see more content from the Topics chosen. Users can hit the follow button beside…

AMAZON EMPLOYEES CAN WORK FROM HOME THROUGH JUNE 2021

Amazon.com Inc. will let corporate employees work from home through June 2021, the latest company to push back re-opening offices as Covid-19 cases surge again across the US. “We continue to prioritise the health of our employees and follow local…

TWITTER WILL WARN YOU IF THE TWEET YOU’RE ABOUT TO SHARE HAS BEEN FLAGGED

Twitter has added a new warning prompt to its arsenal to slow down the spread of misinformation. If you are about to share a tweet that’s been flagged under Twitter’s rules of misinformation, you are going to be warned about…