The Indian and England cricket team engaged in a series of verbal arguments during the second Test match at Lord's on August 16 inviting some backlash from former England cricketer Nick Compton. Compton called Virat Kohli the "most foul-mouthed induvidual" in a tweet that he deleted later. "I'll never forget the barrage of abuse I received in 2012" he stated. However, Compton received backlash from netizens for his comments.
Tesla owner Elon Musk tweeted that he will probably open a factory in India if successful with imported vehicles. According to sources, Tesla had written to the ministry for reduced import duties on electric vehicles. "We are hopeful that there will be at least a temporary tariff relief for electric vehicles," Musk wrote. Others had previously have persuaded for reduced duties but were always met with resistance from the government.
John McAfee's tweet from 2019 has got viral after his death in a prison outside Barcelona. Posting a picture of his right bicep with a tattoo "$WHACKD", the programmer tweeted, "Getting Subtle messages from U.S officials saying, in effect: We are coming for you McAfee! We're going to kill yourself". Talking about his tattoo, McAfee stated, "If I suicide myself, I didn't. I was whacked. Check my arm."
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A complaint has been filed in Delhi against actress Swara Bhasker, MD of Twitter India and two others. The complaint accused them for "spreading communal hatred" amongst the citizens. However, the police believe that the tweets were not capable of triggering communal violence, and are yet to file the FIR.
Cryptocurrency Dogecoin on April 1 reached a new high of $0.7 as it has spiked 29% since mid-February after Tech mogul Elon Musk tweeted to take it to "literal moon". Musk had tweeted, "SpaceX is going to put a literal Dogecoin on the literal Moon", helping the cryptocurrency to take off from its last $0.634. Earlier, in another instance, Dogecoin's value had increased 25% after Musk published a one-word tweet in February.
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For not quoting the author for a poem that was posted on his Twitter, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan had apologized immediately to the poet. Reportedly, the senior Bachchan had shared a poem that he received from an acquaintance. The poet Tisha Agarwal, while expressing her ecstasy on being featured on Amitabh's wall, indicated that she was not attributed. After adding the credits, Amitabh… read-more