Cityfurnish raises funding from Gmail creator, YouTube co-founder; Twitter may back ShareChat

Payal Ganguly

Gurugram-based Magneto Home Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online furniture and appliances rental marketplace Cityfurnish, ....

7 June, 2019

Facebook and Google ask poll body not to make their exchanges public

Kavya Kothiyal

Following requests to Right to Information (RTI), Internet platforms such as Facebook and Google have told the poll body that ....

20 May, 2019

Twitter discloses bug that collects location data inadvertently

Anand J

Microblogging platform Twitter has apologised to its users on Apple's iOS platform for accidentally collecting and sharing ....

15 May, 2019

Twitter ropes in Network18 digital chief to head India operations

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Microblogging platform Twitter has hired Manish Maheshwari, the former chief executive officer of the digital arm of media and ....

22 April, 2019

Twitter faces more heat in India; Govt plans new framework for angel investors

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has cautioned Twitter that its top executives could face jail time and financial penalties if the microblogging ....

13 March, 2019

Indian lawmakers summon Facebook officials to discuss protecting citizens' rights


An Indian parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook Inc, its messaging services WhatsApp and photo-sharing ....

22 February, 2019

Twitter, peers not doing enough to curb online abuse: CEO Jack Dorsey


Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Tuesday that Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done ....

13 February, 2019

Parliament panel summons Twitter CEO amid allegations of bias


An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after ....

11 February, 2019

Twitter beats Q4 profit estimates but active users decline


Twitter Inc forecast first-quarter revenue that was below analyst estimates on Thursday and said the number of users fell in the ....

7 February, 2019

Tech giants ask IT ministry to ease draft norms for regulating internet content

Payal Ganguly

Global tech companies, civil society groups and academics have raised concerns over the Indian government’s draft rules ....

5 February, 2019

Social media giants gear up to fight Indian govt's proposal on regulating content


Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would ....

11 January, 2019

Difficult to build the ‘perfect lock’ to check fake news, says Twitter's Jack Dorsey

Payal Ganguly

As Chhattisgarh goes to vote on Monday, kick-starting polls for five states and raising concerns of fake news flooding social ....

12 November, 2018

Google defends Gmail data sharing with third-party app developers


Alphabet Inc’s Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing ....

21 September, 2018

WhatsApp worry: Cybersecurity firm says scammers can change messages

Shweta Sharma

Facebook Inc.-owned messaging service WhatsApp, already facing heat over its use to spread false information and rumours, may ....

8 August, 2018

India's top court raises concerns over govt plan to monitor social media


A government plan to monitor social media could turn India into a "surveillance state", the Supreme Court ....

13 July, 2018

Is India fast becoming a digital colony?

Mohandas Pai

The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart means that now Indian online retail will be dominated by American companies. This is a ....

17 May, 2018

Twitter changes tack in battle against internet trolls


Twitter Inc on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet “trolls,” saying it would use behavioral ....

16 May, 2018

Twitter tells all users to change passwords after finding bug


Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable ....

4 May, 2018

Why tech companies are clamping down on cryptocurrency ads


A growing number of internet companies are banning cryptocurrency advertising, fearing reputational damage if their users are ....

28 March, 2018

Twitter follows Facebook and Google in banning cryptocurrency ads


Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks ....

27 March, 2018

IIT-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal elevated as Twitter's CTO

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based social media platform Twitter Inc. has appointed Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal as its new ....

9 March, 2018