Monday, April 22, 2024

Topic: Twitter

Karnataka HC upholds Union govt order to block tweets, dismisses Twitter’s challenge

The Karnataka High Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by Twitter challenging the Union government’s orders to block 39 tweets and accounts on the platform between February 2021 and February 2022.

Modi govt threatened to shut down Twitter, says ex-CEO Jack Dorsey, govt denies

Twitter’s co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the platform was threatened with “a shut down” by Indian government and conducting raids at its employees’ homes in the country.

India among top countries govt requesting to remove tweets: Data

India was among the leading nations that submitted formal requests to remove content from Twitter during the first half of last year, between January and June, the social media company said on Tuesday.

Union govt blocks tweets, YouTube channels sharing BBC documentary on PM Modi

The Union government has ordered social media giants Twitter and YouTube to take down links of a BBC documentary on the 2002 Gujarat Muslim genocide and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NDTV reported citing people with direct knowledge of the matter.

TMC’s Derek O’Brien claims Twitter removed his post on BBC documentary critical of PM Modi

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O’Brien alleged Saturday that his tweet on the recent BBC documentary India: The Modi Question has been deleted by Twitter.

Twitter suspends account of Muslim journalist Ahmed Khabeer

Ahmed Khabeer, a young Muslim journalist who have been reporting on human rights abuses and Islamophobia in India, was suspended from Twitter.