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Twitter to add more labels to identify accounts of government leaders, institutions

NEW DELHI: Social media giant Twitter has said it will add labels to identify more government leaders and associated institutions from the next week to provide people with context to what they see and have a “more informed experience” on the microblogging platform. Twitter said the roll-out will begin in Canada, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, […]

Won’t be silenced: Donald Trump after Twitter permanently suspends his account

NEW DELHI: Outgoing US President Donald Trump has slammed Twitter for permanently suspending him, vowing that he and his support base would not be silenced. The unprecedented move by the California-based microblogging site on Friday comes after Trump tweeted that he would not attend the inauguration of his successor Joe Biden on January 20. “After […]

Twitter bans Donald Trump for Life

By TALI ARBEL Twitter banned President Donald Trump’s account Friday, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence” following the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Twitter has long given Trump and other world leaders broad exemptions from its rules against personal attacks, hate speech and other behaviors. But in a detailed explanation […]

RBI Twitter handle joins million followers club, first central bank in world to reach this milestone

  NEW DELHI: With one million Twitter followers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has become the first central bank in the world to reach this milestone. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has beaten the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank on Twitter by emerging as the most popular central bank on the […]

Twitter removes China, Russia and Turkey ‘state-linked’ accounts

Twitter on Friday said it had removed tens of thousands of “state linked” accounts used by China, Russia and Turkey to push their own propaganda, sow misinformation or attack critics. By far the biggest network uncovered was linked to China, the US social media giant said, comprised of a “highly engaged core” of 23,750 accounts […]

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