ISRO History: Twitter Thread Captures Space Agency’s Incredible Journey

ISRO History at a Glimpse: From Carrying Rocket Parts on Bicycle to Aiming for Mars Within 6 Decades

From carrying parts of the first rocket on a bicycle to finding water on the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come a long way since its inception and has been pioneering space missions with untiring zeal. Following its incredible success over the years, it is worthwhile to also celebrate its journey, its … Read more

Centre Asks Twitter to Remove ‘Manipulated Media’ Tag From Tweets

Twitter’s Disciplinary Slowdown Over Deletion of Banned Content in Russia Extended Until May 15

The Union Government on Friday wrote to Twitter registering objection on the use of “Manipulated Media” tag on certain tweets made by Indian political leaders with reference to a toolkit “created to undermine, derail and demean the efforts of the centre against COVID-19 pandemic”. It asked Twitter to remove the tag as the matter is … Read more

Twitter Starts Accepting New Verification Applications

Twitter Verification Application Process Restarts: How to Apply

Twitter on Thursday announced that it had started rolling out its new verification application process and reviewing public applications for verification on the microblogging platform. Profile verification on Twitter is not something new as it existed for some time. However, the platform suspended the original model back in 2017, saying it was being confused as … Read more

Twitter to Ease COVID-19 Resource Searches in India With These Updates

Twitter Announces Updates to Ease COVID-19 Resource Searches in India

Twitter is bringing updates to its platform to help those people who are seeking assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic. As a large number of Twitter users in India are asking others for information on hospital beds, oxygen, medicine, and food, the microblogging platform has launched a COVID-19 SOS: Resources page that will update in real … Read more

Elon Musk Has Always Been a Little Weird, His Teenage Photo Proves

Elon Musk

Ever imagined how Elon Musk looked like when he was 17? Well, you can now see for yourself. A photograph of the tech billionaire, from when he was 17, has gone viral on Twitter. Musk is an extremely popular figure on the micro-blogging site. His meme game is right at the top and his market … Read more

Cleartrip Acquisition by Flipkart Met With Fond Farewells on Indian Twitter

Cleartrip Acquisition by Flipkart Met With Fond Farewells on Indian Twitter

E-commerce giant Flipkart on Thursday announced that it was acquiring online travel aggregator Cleartrip. The Walmart-owned company did not disclose the acquisition amount. Cleartrip has been one of the most popular entities in India’s online travel space, and Twitter put up a befitting farewell to the original minds behind the company founded in 2006. Acknowledging … Read more

Pakistan Suspends WhatsApp, Facebook, Other Platforms After Violent Protests

WhatsApp Users May Soon Be Able to Change Its App Colours: Report

Pakistan has temporarily suspended the services of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp to stop their use to organise demonstrations following violent protests by a radical religious group that has now been banned by the government. The government banned Tehreek-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) on Thursday following three days of violent protest by it to … Read more

Bitcoin Hits Record High of $62,575

Bitcoin Crosses $60,000 for First Time

Bitcoin hit a record of $62,575 (roughly Rs. 47 lakhs) on Tuesday, extending its 2021 rally to new heights. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency has more than doubled in price this year amid growing mainstream acceptance as an investment and a means of payment, and as investors seek high-yielding assets amid low interest rates. Major firms … Read more

YouTube Most Popular Social Media Platform in US in 2021: Report

YouTube Remains Most Popular Social Media Platform in US in 2021, Facebook Settles for Second Spot: Report

YouTube is used by about 81 percent of people in the US, making it the most popular social media platform in the country in 2021, a report by Pew Research Center shows. The video sharing platform is followed by Facebook that is used by 69 percent of the population that took part in the survey … Read more