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  • VK Singh forced to clarify his stand, says fully committed to government 6 days ago

    New Delhi: After a series of tweets on attending Pakistan National Day celebrations, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh was forced to clarify his stand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in. Singh said that he is fully committed to the government and the Prime Minister and has...
  • Twitter-Indian government launch Twitter Samvad to send political updates, emergency notifications to citizens via SMSes 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Social media platform Twitter on Tuesday launched Twitter Samvad in collaboration with the Indian government so as to allow people to receive tweets as SMSes from government offices, including the Prime Minister's Office. The service was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his meeting here with Twitter chief...
  • Twitter joins hands with Foursquare to allow location-tagging in tweets 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Twitter has teamed up with Foursquare which is a local search and discovery service to allow users to tag locations in their tweets. Announcing the feature through a tweet, the company explained how location tagging will work in iOS. Earlier users were able to include locations based on their...
  • Twitter turns 9: A look back 1 week ago

    As Twitter turned nine-year-old, CNN-IBN's Akshata Kumbar looks back at Twitter's journey in India. ...
  • Twitter turns 9 today: Here's a list of the top 10 tweets that define its history March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter- the microblogging site that created a revolution with its simple 140-character style has completed 9 years today. Set up on March 21, 2006, Twitter has attained the status of a platform for social discourses and opinion building. Celebrating the anniversary, Twitter's blog looked back at some of the...
  • 'Hunterrr' tweet review: Script's flaws don't hamper the film's overall impact March 20, 2015

    Gulshan Devaiah is back! And this time, he returns with an entirely different role. The actor not only steps into the zone of a protagonist in the film 'Hunterrr' for the first time, but also manages to shed his negative image highlighted in his past project. Filmmaker Harshwardhan Kulkarni's 'Hunterrr'...
  • Twitter makes it easier to report threatening tweets to police with new summary feature March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter has rolled out a feature that makes it easier for users to report threatening tweets to the law enforcement agencies. After filing a report, users are prompted an option on the last screen to receive a summary of their report through an email. Upon clicking the option,...
  • Barack Obama says doesn't text, tweet, or have a smart phone that records March 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: US President Barack Obama doesn't send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn't allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording device, he said on Thursday. And don't ask him for Hillary Clinton's email address. He won't give it to you. "I do not physically tweet...
  • This Twitter account sums up almost every kind of tweet that you will ever read March 9, 2015

    The Twitter account @EveryTweet_Ever brings to you pretty much every tweet you already have seen and will ever see. And while there are some people who genuinely are a delight to read in spite of the 140 characters cap, most people are mundane, irritating, annoying and fall under these following...
  • Tweets could tell why people fear vaccines March 9, 2015

    Washington: Scientists are analysing millions of real-time tweets to understand why people refuse vaccines and how these reasons vary among communities. Using social media to reveal thinking about vaccines in real time will help health officials to better respond to the next outbreak, saving lives and keeping people healthy, researchers said. The...
  • Director Sharat Katariya: Maneesh Sharma was confident about 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Sharat Katariya, who is currently enjoying the success of his film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' says his producer Maneesh Sharma was confident about the film. "When you make a film you do not think how the audience is going to react to your film. But the reactions we are...
  • 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' tweet review: Love comes in all sizes and this movie makes you believe in it February 27, 2015

    YRF has been a launch pad for some of the most talented and versatile actors in the industry and has time and again come up with faces that have wowed us with their performances. And its newest find, Bhumi Pednekar, who is making her Bollywood debut opposite to Ayushmann Khurrana...
  • Twitter extends 'while you were away' feature to Android users February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter has finally launched its 'while you were away' feature to the Android platform, a month after introducing it for iOS platform. In its blogpost last month, Twitter announced that it will bring in a recap of some of the top Tweets that the user might have missed from...
  • 'Whiplash' tweet review: JK Simmons deserves an Oscar for his brilliant performance February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Oscar nominated movie 'Whiplash' has received rave reviews in the west. The story of an ambitious young drummer and his terrifying teacher is heart melting. Having received 5 nominations at the Oscars 2015, the movie promises to deliver the best of everything one would want...
  • A new app that analyses your personality based on your tweets February 18, 2015

    London: A new app that can predict your personality by analysing your tweets has been developed. The computer application, developed by psychotherapist Sandra Scott in the UK, is based on an algorithm that looks for keywords and expressions of emotion to put people into different categories. Researchers using the app found...
  • 'Roy' tweet review: It is slow, dull; strictly for Ranbir Kapoor's fans February 13, 2015

    Jacqueline Fernandez had recently mentioned in one of her interviews that 'Roy', even though a suspense drama, is a perfect pick for Valentine's Day. As the actress had stated, the film also tells an interesting love story, making it the movie to be watched on a big romantic night!...
  • Twitter, Google strike a deal to show tweets in search results: Report February 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: Microblogging site Twitter has reached a deal with Google to make its tweets more searchable online, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Tweets will be visible in Google search results as soon as they are posted, starting during the first half of the year, Bloomberg reported. Twitter and...
  • Tweeting can help women cope with sexism: Study February 1, 2015

    Toronto: Tweeting publicly about sexism could improve a woman's wellbeing as it has the potential to let them express themselves in ways they feel can make a difference, a new study suggests. The study examined whether using Twitter to respond to sexism could be done in a public way without any...
  • Delhi elections: Shazia more beautiful, better suited than Bedi for CM post, says Markandey Katju January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju has sparked another row by apparently making a sexist comment involving BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and recently-joined leader Shazia Ilmi. In two successive tweets Katju said, "I regard Shazia Ilmi much more beautiful than Kiran Bedi. If Shazia had...
  • 'Hawaizaada' tweet review: With a slow pace and shaky ending, the film is painfully average January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Did you know that there's a chance that the famous Wright brothers weren't the first humans to soar the skies? Revolving around the life of a scientist in the late 1800s, Ayushmann Khurrana's new film 'Hawaizaada' takes a look at this intriguing fable. Directed by Vibhu Puri, the film...
  • 24 million Twitter users do not tweet at all January 19, 2015

    New York: Nearly 24 million out of 284 million Twitter users do not tweet at all, reveals the latest data filed by the micro-blogging site with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This means that nearly 8.5 per cent of Twitter users could be robots who never use the service,...
  • 'I' Tweet Review: The film has a thin plot, but Vikram manages to look convincing, earnest and real January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Larger-than-life canvas, beautiful locations, a dazzling beauty, and a hero that plays four startlingly different roles. Shankar's latest film 'I' has all the ingredients of an interesting watch. Starring Vikram, Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in key roles, 'I' has been released all the major south Indian languages, as...
  • Twitter app for iPhone updated with analytics feature; now shows how well your tweets perform December 27, 2014

    New York: A new feature in Twitter's iPhone app can find how many people are reading your tweets, retweeting or clicking on a link you posted. "You need to sign in to the Twitter analytics page with your account so that the company can start collecting the mobile analytics data," said...
  • 'Ugly' tweet review: It has a compelling story but makes you a tad bit uncomfortable December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap always makes his viewers think. His latest- 'Ugly' is a gritty thriller narrating a story of upmanship of two men in search of their daughter. Featuring Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure and Rahut Bhat, the story is of cat and mouse chase in search of a missing child....
  • Tweets with images, hashtags get more retweets December 19, 2014

    New York: A study that analysed two million tweets has found images in a tweet increases chances of its re-tweet more than four times. The study by digital marketing agency Stone Temple Consulting from Framington, Massachusetts, found that using images, hashtags and links in a tweet had an even greater impact...
  • 'PK' tweet review: Aamir Khan gives a stellar performance, Rajkumar Hirani shows his knack for storytelling December 19, 2014

    What is the film 'PK' all about? Will Aamir Khan be able to stun fans with his ability to do something different, again? Will the filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani's much anticipated film set the cash registers ringing at the box office? Well, these are the questions that popped up ever since...
  • 'Action Jackson' tweet review: The film offers an interesting blend of action, romance and comedy December 5, 2014

    We watched Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha dance, romance and fight in 'Son of Sardaar' last year. And the key reason why we still remember the film is their crackling onscreen chemistry. If we enjoyed them mocking each other, we also appreciated them for their quick and witty repartees and...
  • Boney Kapoor praises Sonakshi Sinha for her semi-classical number in 'Tevar' November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Boney Kapoor is working with his son Arjun for the first time in his latest production venture 'Tevar' but it's the film's leading lady Sonakshi Sinha that the producer is raving about. "Look at her in 'Tevar'. Sonakshi has never looked more stunning. She lost oodles of weight specially to...
  • 'Ungli' tweet review: The film has social message that resonates with the viewers November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: What do you do when you face injustice, corruption and social issues? You show them the finger, of course. Revolving around this idea, Rensil D'Silva's latest film 'Ungli' features Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Kangana Ranaut and Sanjay Dutt in key roles. Will the cast and the makers be able to...
  • 'Happy Ending' tweet review: A failed attempt at making a spoof on rom-coms November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Happy Ending' are calling it a spoof on romantic comedies. With Govinda and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles, the movie seems to have the potential to entertain beyond our expectations. Though the songs have got a mixed response, we hope the movie doesn't disappoint...