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Twitter blocks Punjabi singer JazzyB, three other accounts on government’s request

Microblogging platform Twitter has “withheld” the accounts of Punjabi singer JazzyB, hip-hop artist L-Fresh the Lion and two others in response to a legal demand in India, even as it draws flak over delay in complying with the new IT rules in the country. According...

Twitter working on three new misinformation warning labels

Twitter is soon expected to introduce three new labels for misinformation warning. Researcher Jane Manchun Wong has shared a screenshot, which reveals that Twitter is working on three levels of warning labels – “Get the latest,” Stay Informed” and “Misleading.” Yoel Roth, the head...

Twitter verification program paused days after relaunch

Twitter has paused its new account verification program after just being up for over a week of relaunching the service. The microblogging social media platform announced via a tweet from the Twitter Verified page that it had received more verification requests than it expected. Twitter...

Twitter’s upcoming subscription feature spotted: A look at what else is coming next

Twitter is working on a host of new features, many of which will focus on monetisation strategies for content creators and the social media platform. The company has already rolled out a tip jar for select accounts, and it is also working on a...

Aim to comply with all provisions of new IT Rules 2021, says Facebook

The deadline to comply with new IT Rules 2021 is due today, and social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are yet to comply with these as reported by the Indian Express. Now, Facebook has issued a statement saying it plans to comply with...

Blue Tick: Twitter restarts account verification

After a three-year pause, Twitter started rolling out its application process on Thursday for public to allow users to have their accounts on the microblogging site verified and sport the ‘blue tick’. It also said it has started removing the verified badge from those...

Twitter reopens verifications with easier process, to introduce new ‘automated’ accounts

Starting today, Twitter will re-open its verification process for users and add a separate application form for the same in the Account Settings tab. This will allow any user to apply directly for verification in order to get the coveted blue tick on the...

Twitter finds its AI tends to crop out Black people, men from photos

Twitter Inc’s image-cropping algorithm has a problematic bias toward excluding Black people and men, the company said in new research on Wednesday, adding that “how to crop an image is a decision best made by people.” The study by three of its machine...

Twitter is getting its new verification process ready: Here’s what it could look like

Twitter is working a new form for verification requests, which could make the process simpler for many users. This was highlighted by reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong, who typically reveals plenty of upcoming product features for major platforms. Wong has shared detailed images of...

Twitter’s ‘Blue’ subscription service in the works, may launch soon

Twitter is reportedly going to soon launch its own premium subscription-based service, called Twitter Blue.  A new thread of tweets by Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) highlights the extra features Twitter Blue users will get to see. These features include the ability to undo tweets, a...
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