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  • Like it or not, Twitter will push tweets from people you don't follow to your timeline Yesterday

    Wondered on seeing tweets in your timeline from people you don't even follow? This is no technical glitch. In fact, this is a new feature which Twitter believes will make your timeline "even more relevant and interesting". In a new addition to its Support section, Twitter clarifies that why it...
  • Twitter turns favourites into retweets; new experiment annoys users 3 days ago

    New York: Have you recently witnessed favourite tweets back in your tweet box? Some users are seeing tweets favourited by others in their timeline just like retweets. Some users are seeing a few tweets in their timelines that have been marked as favourites by accounts they follow. Other tweets are showing from...
  • 'Vaping', 'listicle', 'live-tweet' and 'binge-watch' are the latest words to be added to the Oxford Dictionary 1 week ago

    London: Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"? Perhaps it's time to get to know them. Britain's Oxford University Press said Thursday it is adding the words - along with other new entries, from "time-poor" to "Paleo diet" - to its online Oxford Dictionaries to reflect new language trends. Editors for...
  • Too much twitter may drive you crazy August 7, 2014

    London: If you have a tendency to read and post tweets for several hours a day, watch out for psychiatric disorders. According to researchers, an overdose of Twitter may drive you psychotic. The study detailed the case of Mrs C - a 31-year-old heavy Twitter user - who was admitted to...
  • Watch 'Raag Salman': If a song was made out of actor Salman Khan's oddest tweets, this is what it would sound like August 7, 2014

    It's no secret that Salman Khan's tweets are a bit odd on most days - they are usually cryptic one word posts addressed to no one. And now the comedy team of All India Bakchod have done what should have been done a long time ago - they've created a...
  • 'Amit Sahni Ki List' tweet review: Predictable in parts but a feel good film July 18, 2014

    We all have lists in life. And we try to put as many ticks on those lists in our lifetime. But is it okay if a person you meet in your life appeals to you but does not really match your list? Funny man Vir Das comes up with his own...
  • 'This is the only way sometimes terrorist organizations learn to behave': Chetan Bhagat's tweets on Gaza unleashes abusive trolls July 17, 2014

    Author Chetan Bhagat, whom most Indians on social media love to hate, sparked off a bitter Twitter onslaught of bile with an opinion on Israel's Gaza offensive that he later defended with a subsequent series of tweets. Bhagat is no stranger to aggressive trolling. From comments on Bollywood to the...
  • 'Did it get Messi? It wasn't even Klose!' The best photos, memes, and tweets after Germany lifted the World Cup trophy July 14, 2014

    A billion football fans had their eyes glued to the screens before the World Cup final. The fans were divided between Germany and The Netherlands in the biggest football event after 4 long years. What time zone you were in hardly mattered when it came to the finale. There were...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' tweet review: Breathtaking special-effects aside, the real star of the film is Andy Serkis as the humane ape July 11, 2014

    This is no monkey business, seriously. The second film in the rebooted series of the franchise inspired by Pierre Boulle's 1963 French novel 'Planet Of The Apes', picks up from where the 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' left us. Directed by Matt Reeves and starring Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman,...
  • 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' tweet review: With a coherent script, Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan's electric chemistry, it turns out to be a fun film July 11, 2014

    The fact that Karan Johar's 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', which releases today, has been pegged as an ode to Bollywood blockbuster 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayengey', movie buffs are obviously eager to know if Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan's romance can capture the hearts of millions and turn into one of the top-grossing...
  • Justin Bieber tweets like a 5th grader, Barack Obama tweets like a 7th grader! How dumb is your tweet? You can now find out July 9, 2014

    New York: Did you ever try to figure out how smart or dumb your tweet is? Well, according to a new test method for the micro-blogging site, 33 percent of people tweet at a fourth grade reading level. The tweet test was carried out by Time magazine using a reading comprehension...
  • Tweets with videos get 28% more retweets: 5 interesting Twitter facts that could help you gain more followers July 6, 2014

    This infographic tells you some interesting facts about Twitter that could help you gain more followers, retweets and favourites. ...
  • 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' tweet review: This story of friends eloping is mildly cute, but not entertaining July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' marks the debut of Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth. The expectations are really high from debutant Armaan Jain, who is taking the Kapoor legacy forward in Bollywood. The movie has been directed by Arif Ali, who is Imtiaz Ali's younger brother. This movie...
  • Twitter adds a WhatsApp button to its Android app June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Twitter has added a new WhatsApp button in its new version of the Android app. The WhatsApp button that appears within in a tweet as a sharing option now lets users easily share tweets with people on WhatsApp. Earlier users would go to the share button and select the...
  • Twitter restores access to 'blasphemous' content in Pakistan June 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Twitter has restored access inside Pakistan to dozens of tweets and accounts, after blocking them last month following official complaints about "blasphemous" content, in a move hailed by free speech activists. The microblogging site said it had changed its May 18 decision - to restrict access to the material from...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' tweet review: Nicole Kidman tries to salvage the film, but weak screenplay lets her down June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Hollywood actress Grace Kelly left her glorious career in films to settle down in holy matrimony with the love of her life Prince Rainier of Monaco. What seemed to the world as a fairytale soon started having cracks. Director Olivier Dahan takes up the story of legendary Hollywood...
  • 'Maleficent' tweet review: You'll fall for the deliciously evil Angelina Jolie, film's appealing visuals May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: With Angelina Jolie performing 'Maleficent' one of the first key acting roles in years, the expectations from her fans and critics are obviously high. As the actress had said in one of her interviews that she wanted to perform something 'silly' and 'crazy' to offset some of...
  • Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi: Tweet review May 30, 2014

    The quirky title of this movie certainly generates curiosity and that's what takes us to the theatre to find out more about the movie. With all fresh star cast, 'Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi' is the story of a middle-class Delhi boy Kuku Mathur- who dreams of opening his...
  • 'CityLights' Tweet Review: It gives you a reality check on life May 30, 2014

    After receiving rave reviews for 'Shahid', Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar Rao team up once again for Vishesh Films 'City Lights'. The actor-director duo along with newcomer Patralekha present a grim story of a migrant couple who struggle to make ends meet in Mumbai. The film is remake of British film...
  • 'City Lights' to 'Blended': The movies that we are live tweeting this Friday May 29, 2014

    An interesting mix of drama, comedy and fairytale is available for cine fans this Friday. Hansal Mehta's City Lights, Disney's Maleficent, Ekta Kapoor's low budget 'Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi' and Frank Coraci's 'Blended' will be releasing in theaters this weekend. National Award winning team of 'Shahid' teams up...
  • 'You suck as much as the grammar of that fake tweet': Shah Rukh Khan has a meltdown on Twitter May 19, 2014

    Mischief managed. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan rarely reacts to political controversies on Twitter. But on Sunday, he was so enraged over a comment he claimed he did not make, he found it imperative to clear his stand, losing it in the process. This is how the story unfolded. Actor Kamaal R...
  • 'India has won!' Narendra Modi's tweet is India's most tweeted ever May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: May 16, 2014 will be remembered for many reasons for years to come. The Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in Lok Sabha Elections has marked a new dawn for saffron politics in India. But on Friday, a tweet from the man in focus, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra...
  • 1350 3D rallies, 'Chai Pe Charcha' at 4000 locations, 5800 rallies, selfies: Narendra Modi's election 2014 story through his tweets May 13, 2014

    As campaigning in the fiercely fought marathon elections for the 16th Lok Sabha spread over five weeks drew to a close, the countdown has now begun for counting on May 16, a day of reckoning for every political party. The ninth and concluding phase for 41 seats in three states that...
  • India has won, the power of the ballot has won, says Narendra Modi May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: "India has won! The power of the ballot has won," BJP's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi said on Monday after the Lok Sabha polls ended. "The biggest joy of the 2014 election has been the increased turnout," he said in a series of tweets after the staggered polling ended....
  • Subramanian Swamy 'appoints' Narendra Modi as a Brahmin on Twitter 'through authority vested in him'; sparks off controversy May 9, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's loose cannon Subramanian Swamy sparked off yet another controversy on Twitter after 'appointing' the party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a Brahmin. "With the authority vested in me I hereby appoint Namo as a Brahmin since he has Brahminical gunas," Swamy tweeted from his handle @Swamy39, opening the...
  • 'Awful break-up happening beside me in cafe': Author live tweets heartbreaking break-up of a couple sitting next to him May 7, 2014

    You are at a coffee shop. There is a couple next to you obviously distressed about something. With a rising sense of disquiet you realise the couple is having their last conversation together. They are breaking up.Faced with a situation such as this, what would you do? Author Dave...
  • Twitter testing a mute feature to help you get rid of tweets from annoying users May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After rolling out the new Facebook-like profile page to all its users, Twitter has now started experimenting with a new feature for its mobile apps. The new feature, which is still in the testing phase, lets users mute accounts that they follow so as to prevent other users'...
  • 'Purani Jeans' tweet review: First day, first show May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Whenever there's a story based on friendship, it takes us on a trip down the memory lane of our good old school days where friendship mattered the most. Director Tanushree Chatrji Bassu's ' Purani Jeans' is based on on this theme of friendship. Starring Tanuj Virwani, Aditya Seal...
  • '2 States' continues to draw audience; rakes in over Rs 70 crore April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer '2 States' is in its second week and it has raked in about Rs.70 crore at the domestic box office. Close on its heels is 'Revolver Rani', which came out this weekend. 'Samrat & Co.' and Subhash Ghai's 'Kaanchi' haven't struck the right chord...
  • Tweet review: Subhash Ghai's 'Kaanchi' April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been a while since the audience watched a Subhash Ghai film. His last outing as a director was 'Yuvraaj' which inspite of having Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead, failed to make a mark at the Box Office. Five years later, Subhash Ghai is...