Zomato recently received backlash in Tamil Nadu as a customer took to Twitter, after one of their employees told a customer “Hindi is the national language.” Reportedly, the customer told Zomato that it must hire people who speak Tamil if they provide services in Tamil Nadu. The tweet went viral and the company was slammed. However, Zomato later apologized and… read-more
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Twitter, previously this month, stated the launch of a function that will alert users if a conversation is likely to heat up or get hostile. The decision was made as a part of the company's "conversational-health" strategy. Reportedly, the firm called quits on the feature. Besides, the function was not well received by users, and because this was a limited trial, few randomly selected accounts were eligible for prompts.
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After launching its new campaign, "Jashn-e-Riwaaz," Fabindia was slammed with a fierce boycott movement on Twitter. Users pointed out that the firm shouldn't put a twist on the Hindu festival of Diwali, presuming that the campaign was launched after Dussehra. “Our Diwali collection, called 'Jhilmil si Diwali' is yet to be launched. Our current capsule of products under the name Jashn-e-Riwaaz is a celebration of… read-more
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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar announced that he has completed the shooting of ''Raksha Bandhan'' on Twitter on October 12. The film directed by Rai and produced by joint efforts of Rai, Kumar, and others will hit the theatres on August 11, 2022. Kumar will be seen against Bhumi Pednekar in the film. ''We wrapped the film last night, there was a bittersweet tinge of sadness,'' said Kumar on Twitter.
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After being banned by Twitter, the USA's former president Donald Trump requested in the US District Court to take action against Twitter and force it to restore his account which had roughly 89 million followers prior to the ban. Reportedly, Twitter had banned Trump's account in January to stop him from instigating violence after his followers stormed the Capital building. Besides, Trump is also banned on Facebook and YouTube.
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Twitter announced that it will pay $809.5 million to resolve shareholder class-action lawsuit alleging that the firm misled investors about how often its platform was utilized, on September 20. The deal put an end to a case that shareholders sued in September 2016. Jury-selection was supposed to begin on September 20, but U.S. District-Judge Jon Tigar in Oakland, California postponed it until late November at a hearing on September 17.
Genevieve Morton, a ''Sports Illustrated'' swimsuit Model, has filed a Copyright infringement lawsuit against Twitter for $10 million. Reportedly, Morton was unpleased with her cropped photos being posted by an unauthorized account and Twitter was slow to take them down. However, Twitter suspended the account namely @city_tits but Morton sought at least $150,000 for 67 likes on two of her photos that were used by the unauthorized account.
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Russian District court Tagansky on Sept 14 has heavily fined US tech giants Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram for the delay in removing "illegal" content from their site. Reportedly, Facebook was fined about $21 million, Twitter about $5 million, and Telegram about $9 million. So far, none of the Tech giants have responded regarding the fines. This move is seen as a crackdown on the internet by Russia.
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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar informed on his Twitter account that his beloved mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on the morning of September 8. ''She was my core...My maa Smt Aruna Bhatia peacefully left this world today morning and got reunited with my dad in the other world...Om Shanti.,'' wrote Kumar. Reportedly, Bhatia was ailing with age-related issues and was admitted to the ICU of Mumbai's Hiranandani Hospital.
Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti blames the govt for allegedly keeping her under house arrest. She tweeted about the "fake claim of normalcy by central govt". While J&K police deny any such claim. Police said, "We need to make a lot of security deployment in the area since Ms. Mufti is a Z+ category protectee. We have not put her under house arrest. She was only… read-more