Microblogging

Your favorite Twitter clients are about to get less useful

Twitter is scheduled to modify its API on Thursday, deprecating features in a move that significantly degrades the performance and utility of …

Apps

‘Riverdale’ star Lili Reinhart’s Twitter account hacked 2 days after boyfriend Cole Sprouse’s account was hacked

Riverdale star Lili Reinhart’s Twitter account has been hacked just days after she blasted cyber criminals<p>Riverdale star Lili Reinhart’s Twitter …

Lili Reinhart

Hot pot chain set for IPO hearing

The Chinese mainland's popular hot pot chain Haidilao will stand at a listing hearing for formal approval of an initial public offering on the Hong …

News (China)

Twitter bans Alex Jones, Infowars from tweeting for seven days

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc has banned U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website Infowars from tweeting for seven days, saying their tweets violated company's rules against abusive behavior.<p>The microblogging site said it had asked Jones late Tuesday to delete the tweet that contained a video, …

Internet

ICC Ranks Every Test Batsman #1 After Rapper Kanye West's Cryptic Tweet

Kanye West's Twitter account is a world of its own.<p>American Rapper Kanye West's Twitter account is a world of its own.<p>The rapper, who re-emerged on …

Cricket

Goose called Gugu wins place at Chinese university

<b>A goose has won a place at a prestigious Chinese university after its owner joked she was "reluctant to cook it".</b><p>In a public post on Weibo, a woman named Ms Wu said she was worried she would not be able to care for "Gugu" when she moved house.<p>She appealed to Shanghai Maritime University to help.<p>The …

China

Twitter suspends Alex Jones from key functions of account

Twitter on Tuesday announced that it had placed the account of InfoWars host Alex Jones on read-only status for seven days.<p>The microblogging platform joined other tech companies -- including Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube -- that have banned the right-wing conspiracy theorist.<p>In the case of …

Internet

Singer Abhijeet Booked Again For Verbally Abusing a Woman

Abhijeet Bhattacharya allegedly used foul words in his conversation with a woman over the phone who consequently filed a complaint against the …

Entertainment (India)

Sui Dhaaga memes on Anushka Sharma cause laughter riot on internet

The film has been directed by Sharat Katariya and is set to release on 28 September. Whilst the response to the trailer has been impressive, a lot of …

Social Media

Huawei Mate 20 Pro front panel images point to an in-screen scanner

The Huawei Mate 20 or Huawei Mate 20 Pro could be the first truly mainstream phone with an in-screen fingerprint scanner. It’s a rumor we’ve heard …

Phones

The activity and discussion points of #Circumcision through Twitter; a microblogging platform

1.<p>Male circumcision: global trends and determinants of prevalence, safety and acceptability. IWHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data 2007. …

Social Media

Can You Serve A Subpoena Over Twitter? Yes, And It Just Happened To WikiLeaks

Perhaps @Jack should consider a new promotional tag for his company — “Twitter: Not Just For Verifying White Supremacists Anymore.” The microblogging …

Social Media

'Nasaan ang Pangulo?' Duterte monitoring Metro floods, says aide

Asked where the president was during the heavy rains, SAP Bong Go says Pres. Duterte has been monitoring the situation from Davao and the Palace. He …

Asia

Beijing Great Wall closes following downpour forecast

The Badaling section of the Great Wall in Beijing's Yanqing District temporarily closed starting Saturday afternoon, as a heavy rainstorm is expected …

Weather

Rishi Kapoor Calls British Airways Racist, Recommends Flying Emirates or Jet Instead

While the incident had taken place in July, Rishi Kapoor, who was most recently seen in Anubhav Sinha's Mulk, reacted to the incident last night …

British Airways

Microsoft Azure threatened to block microblogging site Gab.ai if two posts from a neo-Nazi were not removed within 48 hours; the author then removed the posts

Blogging

Day Before Retirement, TRAI Chief Who Threw Aadhaar Challenge Gets 2-Year Extension

Sharma, a 1982 batch (retired) IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, was recently in news as he had disclosed his Aadhaar number on the microblogging site …

India

China bans Winnie the Pooh film: report

China has denied Disney's request to screen Christopher Robin, a movie that features the honey-loving bear Winnie the Pooh, a source familiar with …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Twitter CEO: We Do Not Shadow Ban for Political Views

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Wednesday the social media network does not shadow ban users based solely on their political leanings.<p>Dorsey called into</b> …

Social Media

Twitter chief defends not booting Infowars

Facebook said Jones violated its hate speech policies, adding that the pages were taken down for "glorifying violence, which violates our graphic …

Internet

Karunanidhi Strode Stage Of Tamil Politics Like A Colossus: Rahul Gandhi

Condolences and tributes started pouring in soon after the death of Karunanidhi.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>One of Tamil Nadu's tallest leaders, DMK patriarch and …

India

Chinese audiences will not see Disney’s new movie starring notorious outlaw Winnie the Pooh:

Oh, bother.

Winnie-the-Pooh

Rishi Kapoor gets trolled for not recognising Sridevi in throwback video, fans ask if he's suffering from memory loss

Actor Rishi Kapoor has been known for courting controversy on social media almost regularity. He’s mostly landed himself in controversies because of …

Bollywood

Gaming no longer just about playing games

CROSS-INDUSTRY collaboration — from smart lighting synchronized with games to one-click for sharing of in-game videos and pictures on Weibo to …

Virtual Reality

Taiwanese singer Lala Hsu to wed director Bill Chia

Taiwanese singer Lala Hsu has announced that she would be getting married to her boyfriend, director Bill Chia.<p>Hsu, 33, said on Chinese microblogging …

Music Videos

Students in Delhi can now get their learner’s driving licence issued from college

Young people studying in Delhi will now be able to get their Learner’s Driving licence from their college or poytechnic, transport minister Kailash …

India

China actor Fan drops off social media amid tax probe rumours

BEIJING — Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumours she is the target of a tax evasion investigation.Fan is usually …

Social Media

JJ Abrams finds 'Star Wars' bittersweet without Carrie Fisher

J.J. Abrams marked the first day of shooting the new 'Star Wars' movie by joining Twitter and sending a tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, as well as …

Star Wars

Crushes, Friends, Haters: #WhyIJoinedTwitter Takes Users By Storm

If you’re someone who is glued to Twitter all day, you would have noticed yesterday’s glaring trend! Twitter enthusiasts went berserk (not that they …

Culture (India)

China’s #MeToo Movement Gains Force Despite Govt Clampdown

Zhu Jun, a popular TV host for China Central Television (CCTV), was accused of sexual harassment by a former intern of the same organisation.<p>In the …

Social Media