Dalit Girl’s Rape-murder: Rahul Gandhi Posts Pic of Victim’s Kin, NCPCR Asks Twitter to Take Action

Dalit Girl's Rape-murder: Rahul Gandhi Posts Pic of Victim's Kin, NCPCR Asks Twitter to Take Action

Child rights body NCPCR on Wednesday asked Twitter to take action against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi‘s handle for sharing on the platform a photo of the family of a Dalit girl allegedly raped and killed in Delhi, saying it violates the Juvenile Justice and POCSO Acts. Gandhi on Wednesday met the family of the nine-year-old … Read more

Twitter Has Not Shared Specific Details of Policy to Tag Tweets as Manipulated Media: Govt

Twitter Has Not Shared Specific Details of Policy to Tag Tweets as Manipulated Media: Govt

The tweets of BJP leaders Sambit Patra, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Sunil Deodhar on an alleged tool-kit of the Congress party were tagged as ‘manipulated media’ by Twitter. Twitter labelling tweets of multiple BJP leaders as ‘manipulated media’ last May had created a furore with the government officially taking up the matter with the social media … Read more

IT Minister Said to Meet Social Media Representatives After Twitter Standoff

Twitter Directed by Delhi Hight Court to Inform by July 8 When It Will Appoint Resident Grievance Officer

Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is likely to meet representatives of social media firms this month, sources said on Monday. This comes amid social media giant Twitter’s involvement in a stand-off with the Indian government for the past several months over the new amendments in the country’s new Information Technology laws with the micro-blogging platform … Read more

Signs of Resolution? Officials of Facebook, Twitter to Meet IT Minister After Parliament Session

37.8% 10-yr-olds Have FB Accounts, 24.3% Instagram Accounts in Violation of Rules: NCPCR

Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is likely to meet representatives of social media firms after the Parliament session. This comes amid social media giant Twitter’s involvement in a stand-off with the Indian government for the past several months over the new amendments in the country’s new Information Technology laws with the micro-blogging platform losing its … Read more

Mumbai Cops Save Kerala Man Who Hinted About Suicide on Twitter

Four Members of a Family Die after Consuming Poison in Haryana’s Jhajjar

The police found the man in the room with a knife. The Central Region cyber police station was tipped off about the situation, of a depressed man tweeting about his intention to die by suicide. PTI Mumbai Last Updated:August 01, 2021, 07:38 IST FOLLOW US ON: A 30-year-old diploma student from Kerala who indicated on … Read more

Twitter to Offer ‘Bounty’ to Find Algorithmic Bias

Twitter Slammed by Government Over Account Blocking Row, Lawmakers Spark Exodus to Rival Koo

Twitter said Friday it would offer a cash “bounty” to users and researchers to help root out algorithmic bias on the social media platform. The San Francisco tech firm said this would be “the industry’s first algorithmic bias bounty competition,” with prizes up to $3,500. The competition is based on the “bug bounty” programs some … Read more

Twitter to offer ‘bounty’ to find algorithmic bias – Times of India

Twitter to offer 'bounty' to find algorithmic bias - Times of India

WASHINGTON: Twitter said Friday it would offer a cash “bounty” to users and researchers to help root out algorithmic bias on the social media platform. The San Francisco tech firm said this would be “the industry’s first algorithmic bias bounty competition,” with prizes up to $3,500. The competition is based on the “bug bounty” programs … Read more

Twitter is Making It Easier to Search for Live Spaces, Share Them via Tweets

Twitter Spaces Update Brings New Tweet Composer, Search Feature for Live Spaces

Twitter is rolling out another update to make Twitter Spaces easier to discover and share. The update will allow users to directly tweet from a Live Space on Android and iOS devices. While users could earlier publish a tweet while listening to a conversation on Spaces, the new tweet composer directly in the Space makes … Read more

Twitter Non-compliant With IT Rules, Failed to Appoint Nodal Officers: Govt Tells RS

Delhi HC Expresses Displeasure Over Non-Compliance of IT Rules by Twitter

The Centre has said that social media giant Twitter has failed to comply with the new Information Technology (IT) rules as it did not appoint a Chief Compliance Officer, a Nodal Contact Person and a Resident Grievance Office on May 26. The IT rules mandate the appointments for all major social media intermediaries as per … Read more

Twitter Shop Module Pilot Launched for Direct Shopping From Platform

Twitter Shop Module Pilot Launched to Allow Users in US to Purchase Directly From Platform

Twitter Shop Module, a new feature that allows users to explore as well as make purchases from businesses directly on the microblogging platform, was launched in the US on Thursday, July 29. The company says that the pilot is starting with a small number of brands in the country and only the people who use … Read more

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