Twitter Current Affairs, GK & News

Twitter Transparency Report on India

According to microblogging platform Twitter, India accounts for highest number of legal demands worldwide, to remove content posted by journalists and news outlets on the platform, in July-December 2021. It made 114 such requests.  This data was presented in Twitter Transparency Report. Important findings of the report include; India is only behind United States in ..

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Twitter: ‘Unmentioning’ feature

The microblogging platform Twitter has rolled out “Unmentioning Feature”. This feature will allow uses to remove themselves from any conversations. About Unmentioning Feature This feature was launched amid ongoing chaos over Elon Musk’s walkout of USD 44 billion deal to buy Twitter. Twitter was testing the Unmentioning Feature on limited number of users, till date. ..

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Twitter: Elon Musk terminates deal

Elon Musk has announced to take down his USD 44 billion bid to buy microblogging platform Twitter. Highlights Elon Musk is terminating the agreement because, Twitter was involved in material breach of the agreement signed between both. Twitter had put forward false and misleading statements while negotiating the agreement. On the other hand, Twitter has planned ..

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Elon Musk-Twitter Deal

In one of the tech world’s biggest deals, Elon Musk has taken control of the social media site Twitter. Through this deal, he will be acquiring the social network for around USD 44 billion with the shares of the company being valued at $54.20. Overview: On 14th April 2022, Musk announced his plans of taking ..

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European Union New Internet Rules

The European Union finalized new legislation that will require the world’s big tech companies to remove harmful content. This is the latest move of the union to regulate the world’s online giants. Overview: The Digital Services Act (DSA) has the aim of ensuring tougher consequences for websites and platforms that will be hosting banned content ..

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Twitter: NFT Profile Picture feature

On January 21, 2022. Twitter announced a new way for users to authenticate their profile pictures, which is fuelled by non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Key Points It is significant for NFT owners who have been uploading their digital assets as profile pictures in jpeg format. Twitter will now enable users to link any NFT they own ..

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