‘Sri Lanka make less sense than Pakistan’: Twitter reacts to England’s stunning defeat at World Cup

‘Sri Lanka make less sense than Pakistan’: Twitter reacts to England’s stunning defeat at World Cup

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Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews played key roles in Sri Lanka’s stunning 20-run World Cup win over England at Headingley on Friday and revived the race for semi-final berths at the tournament. England were all but out of the match after slumping to 186/9 as they chased a modest 233 for victory. Ben Stokes’ blistering 82 not
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India vs Pakistan ICC World Cup 2019: Twitter asks rain to leave Manchester alone and come to India

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India vs Pakistan World Cup match has people praying that it doesn’t rain today The last ICC World Cup was held in the year 2015. Cricket fans after waiting for a period of 4 years were again excited about the most important cup in the world of cricket. But some fans have gone to the
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Twitter removes Iranian-backed accounts

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Twitter has removed almost 4,800 accounts it claimed were being used by Iran to spread misinformation. The accounts were deleted alongside others from several different groups as Twitter tries to tackle interference. It revealed the deletions in an update to its transparency report that aims to expose the “spread of misinformation by insidious actors”. Also removed were
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Twitter takes down ‘a large number’ of Chinese-language accounts ahead of Tiananmen Square anniversary

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Twitter  has suspended a large number of Chinese-language user accounts, including those belonging to critics of China’s government. It seems like a particularly ill-timed move, occurring just days before thirtieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4. “A large number of Chinese @Twitter accounts are being suspended today,” wrote Yaxue Cao, founder and editor of the
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Twitter is looking to hire a ‘master in the art of Twitter’ to become its Tweeter in Chief

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Among the most frequent criticisms leveled at Twitter’s upper management is that those in charge fundamentally misunderstand the platform, what it does best, and the myriad ways it fails its users daily. That can best expressed through the approach the company, and in particular its CEO Jack Dorsey, takes in attempting to fix its issues,
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Twitter Is Showing More Ads, And People Are Seeing Lots Of Weird Crap As A Result

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Twitter is running a test that has increased the number of promoted tweets showing up in people’s timelines — and it has resulted in a range of user complaints about their new prevalence, clickbait-style ads, and at least one malicious campaign. While Twitter didn’t comment on the content of its increased ad load, the quality
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Twitter fights vaccine misinformation with new search tool

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If you search for tweets related to vaccines as of Friday, the first thing you see on Twitter is a post from the United States Department of Health and Human Services pointing you to reliable health information instead of anti-vax misinformation. Last week, Twitter announced that it would be launching a new tool in search that would
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Twitter is all set to show new live, and on demand, premium videos

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NEW YORK: Twitter has announced premium content deals with Univision, The Wall Street Journal, NFL, ESPN, and Viacom for live-streaming videos on its platform. The deals, announced at Twitter’s “Digital Content NewFronts” event on Monday, will showcase new live and on demand premium video programming, offering advertisers new opportunities to connect with influential and receptive audiences, the company said in a statement.
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Twitter populated with younger, more educated, high-income group of people

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WASHINGTON DC: Twitter users in the United States are younger, better educated and more left-leaning than the general population, a survey showed Wednesday. The Pew Research Center study found those using the micro-blogging platform are more likely to come from higher-income brackets but that their gender and racial or ethnic makeup is largely similar to the adult population
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Network18 Digital CEO Manish Maheswari is new Twitter India MD

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After peer pressure from the government, Twitter has finally filled the seven-month-long vacated post of Managing Director for India. Manish Maheshwari, former CEO of Network18 Digital has joined as India’s head. Twitter has been scouting for India’s head since the departure of Taranjeet Singh who quit the company in September 2018. The Jack Dorsey-led company
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