Tweets

  • Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, plans to offer more sophisticated data analysis 16-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Bangalore: Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signalling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government. The social media company said separately that it hired a Google executive...
  • Author Devdutt Pattanaik retells the Bhagvad Gita in 18 tweets 15-04-2014 01:52 PM

    Author Devdutt Pattanaik (@devduttmyth) retold the Bhagvad Gita in 18 tweets. The mythologist tweeted "My reading of the rather complex Sanskrit Bhagavad Gita composed 2000 years ago which contains essence of Vedic thought," on Tuesday. Read his understanding of one of India's most revered books. ...
  • 44 per cent of Twitter accounts have never tweeted: Report 15-04-2014 11:04 AM

    Washington: Around 44 per cent of the 974 million existing Twitter accounts have never sent a tweet, according to a new report. The report from Twopcharts, a website that monitors Twitter account activity, said that 30 per cent of existing Twitter accounts have only sent one to 10 tweets. Just...
  • Arjun Kapoor stole my heart and made me weep during '2 States': Mahesh Bhatt 14-04-2014 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who watched his daughter Alia Bhatt's third film '2 States', is happy to see her playing a different role. But it's her co-star Arjun Kapoor who stole the filmmaker's heart. "Alia is fantastic in a startlingly different role. But it is Arjun who stole my heart...
  • Addicted to Twitter? You may be causing harm to your relationship and killing romance in your life 12-04-2014 11:20 AM

    New York: Are 140 characters coming between you and romance in your life? You are not alone. A study contends that those addicted to Twitter are likely to have problems with their partners than those who are not. The more time you spend on Twitter, the more harm you are...
  • Mike Falnagan's 'Oculus' Tweet Review 12-04-2014 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Eerie settings, spooky situations and haunted mirrors. The latest horror film this week, 'Oculus' (which literally means, "an eye"), has been directed by Mike Flanagan. The movie originally had its world premiere on September 8, 2013, at the Toronto International Film Festival. Starring Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Rory...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Tweet review: A treat for the ardent fans 04-04-2014 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Of all the spandex-clad, mask-wearing superheroes, Captain America is one of the old school. Obviously, because he was created during an earlier era -- World War II, to be precise -- when stars and stripes on uniforms were the height of cool. After his stint with the S.H.I.E.L.D....
  • 'Main Tera Hero' tweet review: No exceptional performances in this mediocre comedy 04-04-2014 09:55 AM

    From playing a spoilt brat in Karan Johar's 'Student Of The Year' to being the solo hero in his new film 'Main Tera Hero', Varun Dhawan has made a move for which many debutantes have to wait for years. Considering the fact that Varun features as the protagonist in father...
  • Twitter now lets you search for tweets by date 02-04-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Twitter has now come up with what twitteratis have been waiting for quite a long time. Improving on its search features, the micro blogging service has added a new tool to its advanced search page that lets users search for tweets by a specific date range. Go to...
  • Former Advani aide mocks Modi, says 'development' not the only issue 31-03-2014 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of LK Advani has taken yet another jibe at BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. The former BJP leader tweeted on Monday, "SoniaGandhi is right. Election2014 is not only about "Development". It is also about Secularism, Justice and right kind of Development." Kulkarni...
  • Pulkit Samrat's 'O Teri': Tweet review 28-03-2014 03:14 PM

    'Fukrey' star Pulkit Samrat is back in a Hindi comedy 'O Teri' which has been produced by Atul Agnihotri. The actor, who is close to Salman Khan, had consulted the star before he signed the film. As he said in one of his interviews, he met the star, discussed the...
  • Jackky Bhagnani's 'Youngistaan': Tweet review 28-03-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Jackky Bhagnani turns a young PM in Syed Ahmad Afzal's 'Youngistaan'. The actor, who has featured in films like 'FALTU' and 'Rangrezz', transformed his look to like a politician. Produced by Vashu Bhagnani, the film focuses on a young man who is forced to take up the PM's...
  • Modi's presence in social media increases but so do negative opinions 27-03-2014 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Social media's perceptions of the political space reflect larger events in the real world. Week-on-week analysis of mentions by social media trackers To the New reveals Narendra Modi is being steadily mentioned in increasing numbers on such sites as Facebook and Twitter in the past fortnight. While the...
  • Twitter starts rolling out 'Fave' timeline that lets you filter users you follow 26-03-2014 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Twitter has apparently started rolling out its new "Fave People" feature, which was earlier in testing, to users from the public. The "Fave People" timeline lets users view tweets from their favourite accounts in one place. Users can favourite people they follow by tapping the star icon on...
  • No intern was harmed in the aftermath of 'Wow!': Hilarious Twitter reactions to IBNLive's accidental 'Wow!' tweet at midnight 26-03-2014 10:42 AM

    It's every editor's nightmare. You schedule a post meant for Twitter and Facebook, with a cryptic, accompanying note. You check to see if everything is working fine. And then at the stroke of midnight, when the social media leprechauns haunt the corridors of Twitter and Facebook, the link gets stripped...
  • 'Gang of Ghosts' Tweet Review: The satire lacks the required humour 21-03-2014 03:09 PM

    If its anything like the original, Satish Kaushik's 'Gang of Ghosts' is going to be a movie worth watching. An official remake of Bengali hit film 'Bhooter Bhabishyat', the film is a satire and has the Sharman Joshi, Mahie Gill and Anupam Kher playing important roles. The film talks about...
  • Which is more annoying? Facebook's 'Look Back' video or Twitter's 'First Tweet'? 21-03-2014 02:39 PM

    Apparently a staggering 200 million people have watched Facebook's 'Look Back', a one-minute video set to music that showed their top moments on the social-networking site, to commemorate its 10th anniversary. The first few hours after Facebook debuted 'Look Back' went by like a dream. Sitting with a glass of...
  • First tweets of 50 Indian film stars: Bold, funny, curious, contemplative and meh 21-03-2014 01:48 PM

    Preity Zinta was shocked that someone who was using her name had 14,000 followers. Aamir Khan sent out a simple 'testing' tweet. So did Priyanka Chopra. Pooja Bhatt was contemplating life when she sent her first tweet. As Twitter turned eight, it allowed users to discover their first tweets. Some...
  • Twitter@8: 8 years since the first tweet; 8 first-of-its-kind tweets 21-03-2014 08:37 AM

    New Delhi: On this day eight years ago (March 21, 2006), Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, posted the first ever tweet. "just setting up my twttr," read the tweet from @jack. At only 24 characters, the first tweet was way within Twitter's 140 character limit. The reason Jack Dorsey mentions...
  • On its 8th birthday Twitter lets users discover their #FirstTweet 21-03-2014 06:53 AM

    New Delhi: Eight years ago on March 21, 2006, Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, posted the first ever tweet. "just setting up my twttr," read the tweet from @jack. As the microblogging service that has redefined global communication and expression turns eight, it is allowing users to discover their (or...
  • Twitter candidates in Lok Sabha polls, Modi, Kejriwal, Tharoor lead 18-03-2014 07:10 PM

    New Delhi: For the first time the general election is being fought online, at least for some net savvy politicians who are on Twitter. Some of them are not new to politics. They may be new to Twitter. Some of them are social media veterans, but new to politics. Even...
  • Jaitley criticises Sushma for tweeting against Sriramulu's re-induction 15-03-2014 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley indirectly hit out at party leader Sushma Swaraj for opposing the re-induction of BSR Congress leader B Sriramulu into the party. Jaitley said that the leaders must not divert attention from larger issues. He has reportedly raised the issue at the...
  • Bewakoofiyaan Tweet Review: First day, first show 14-03-2014 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: Ayushmann Khurrana might be just two films old in Bollywood but the actor always tries to portray characters you can relate to on screen. And, in his upcoming film Ayushmann plays an urban guy who can go to any lengths to impress his girlfriend's father. Directed by Nupur...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' Tweet Review: First day, first show 07-03-2014 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: For those who grew up in the 1990s, watching a movie with arch rivals Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla would perhaps be unthinkable. Two decades later producer Anubhav Sinha has managed a casting coup of sorts by casting the reigning Divas of 90s together for a film. Inspired...
  • Twitter could be used to monitor HIV, drug-related behaviour: Study 02-03-2014 06:14 PM

    Los Angeles: Real-time social media like Twitter could be used to track HIV incidence and drug-related behaviours to help detect and potentially prevent outbreaks, a new study has found. The study, led by University of California Los Angeles, suggests it may be possible to predict sexual risk and drug use...
  • Snapshot: Sushma Swaraj tweets adorable photo of her riding a bicycle at the age of 2 28-02-2014 12:58 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj tweeted this photo of her riding pillion on a children's bicycle with her brother at the age of two. Swaraj, who tweets from the handle @SushmaSwarajbjp, said "With my brother - It is me on the pillion as a 2 year old." ...
  • 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' Tweet Review: First day, first show 28-02-2014 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: Director Saket Chaudhary's 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' is quirky take on life of a newly married couple played by Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan. The supremely talented actors pair up on screen for the first time and going by their past performances, 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' promises to...
  • 'Highway' Tweet Review: First day, first show 21-02-2014 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: After playing Shanaya Singhania, a rich brat in Karan Johar's 'Student of The Year', who would hanker after popular brands and be dressed up to the nines, the critics thought she would be comfortable playing roles that would establish her as Bollywood's style diva. But with her nod...
  • Shashi Tharoor tweets remembering Sunanda 17-02-2014 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: A month after Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in a hotel room, Tharoor the Union Minister on Monday tweeted recalling her death and thanking those who have stood by him in the hour of grief. "A month today since Sunanda left us. Thanks to...
  • CJ teaser- Web Special Episode 07-02-2014 06:56 PM

    Coming up on our web special episode, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign and more of your content from ibncj.com ...