Twitter Accounts

  • 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...
  • Shashi Tharoor's Twitter row a personal mess on public platform? 16-01-2014 09:26 PM

    A catfight on Twitter between Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda and Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar turned into a full blown controversy today. While the Tharoors issued a statement to say 'all is well', the drama could be another turning point in his political career. ...
  • Al-Qaeda's Twitter account suspended 01-10-2013 06:21 PM

    New York: Al-Qaeda's Twitter account has been suspended, five days after it appeared on the social networking site, attracting over 1,500 followers. Tweets began appearing on the Twitter handle - which was connected to Al-Qaeda's online forum - on September 24 and the account was suspended on Sunday. Twitter did...
  • CA fails to find source of offensive Ashes tweet 28-07-2013 12:30 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia has failed to find the source of an offensive tweet on its official account during the national team's second Ashes Test against England in Lord's. CA was left red-faced when its official twitter account showed an abusive tweet which criticised an umpiring decision during the match last...
  • AP Twitter account hacked, NY markets plunge 23-04-2013 11:46 PM

    London: Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House. The tweet said that there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured. The attack on AP's Twitter account and AP...
  • CBS News says some of its Twitter accounts were hacked 21-04-2013 10:44 AM

    Washington: Social media accounts maintained by CBS News programs, "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours," were compromised on Saturday, the two programs' official Twitter accounts said. A post on the "60 Minutes" Twitter microblog account, @60Minutes, said, "PLEASE NOTE: Our Twitter account was compromised earlier today. We are working with Twitter...
  • Burger King Twitter account hacked 19-02-2013 11:36 AM

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  • Pope to join celebrities, presidents with Twitter feed 09-11-2012 02:41 AM

    Vatican City: He already has a billion followers. Now, Pope Benedict XVI will join the Twitter-sphere, tweeting from a personal account along with the world's celebrities, leaders and ordinary folk. Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi made the announcement on Thursday, saying details about Benedict's handle and other information will...