Curious Case of Baijayant Panda, the ‘Twitter Tiger’ Who is Set to Turn Tables in Odisha’s Kendrapara

Curious Case of Baijayant Panda, the ‘Twitter Tiger’ Who is Set to Turn Tables in Odisha’s Kendrapara

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No electoral battle is being watched more keenly in Odisha than the one between BJP national vice president Baijayant Jay Panda and Ollywood superstar Anubhav Mohanty in the Kendrapara Lok Sabha seat. Kendrapara has always been special and there are several reasons for it. The constituency, in the heart of the Odisha coast, is known
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Twitter records 45.6 mn tweets as India polls begin

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Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting on Thursday. Polling was done for 91 seats in 18 states and two union territories on Thursday. Prime Minister Modi (@narendramodi) emerged as the most mentioned figure during
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IPL 2019: Twitter erupts as Ravichandran Ashwin Mankads Jos Buttler – Watch

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Jos Buttler was on his way to a great century, but Kings XI Punjab’s captain Ravichandran Ashwin noticed that Buttler was backing up too far at the non-striker’s end.(AFP) Jos Buttler was on his way to a great century, but Kings XI Punjab’s captain Ravichandran Ashwin noticed that Buttler was backing up too far at
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Test your animal knowledge with these challenges on Twitter

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Name the bird, spot the lizard, and ID the bear correctly, and win bragging rights in the wild world of animal identification challenges on Twitter. Fail, and find out why from the experts. It’s a fun way to learn about the natural world from behind a computer, and we rounded up a few of our
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Wikipedia Tweets Birthday Message To Twitter. Hilarious Banter Follows

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Twitter turned 13 on Thursday It started with Wikipedia notifiying Twitter of its 13th birthday. It finished with the “young rebellious teen” – Twitter – being offered some friendly advice by the self-proclaimed senior netizen, Wikipedia. “@Twitter was founded on this day 13 years ago,” Wikipedia tweeted on Thursday. True to its nature, the free
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Unpopular Opinion: This Viral Twitter Thread Needs to Be Snipped

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As far as troll bait goes, this one is particularly tempting. The ‘Unpopular Opinion’ hashtag on twitter has been doing the rounds for some time now, and shows no sign of dissipating. And from the outset, it’s pretty clear why it’s become so viral. People the world over, be they young or old, dark or
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Twitter Reminds Us That We Still Care About Our Location Privacy

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Twitter logo. (Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)GETTY In a world in which even our cellular companies now freely sell our realtime locations for profit and Facebook stalks selected users to see if they come near its facilities, it seems our physical location privacy is doomed to follow the rest of our privacy to the digital dustbin. The evolution
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey unlikely to attend February 25 house panel meet

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NEW DELHI: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is unlikely to attend the February 25 meeting called by a panel of MPs to discuss safeguarding of citizen rights on social media and online news portals. The company’s head of global public policy and philanthropy, Colin Crowell, is expected to represent the microblogging platform before the parliamentary standing committee on information technology, people
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As everyone waits for an edit button, Dorsey says Twitter is considering a ‘clarify’ feature for tweets

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In an interview with Joe Rogan recently, Jack Dorsey said Twitter is considering on an edit system where you would be able to see the original and edited version of a tweet. Speaking at a Goldman Sachs event today, Dorsey also floated the idea of a “clarify” feature. As noted by Recode, Dorsey said that Twitter is
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Jack Dorsey says Twitter is considering editable tweets, but you’d still be able to see the original

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During his wide-ranging interview with Joe Rogan this week, Jack Dorsey addressed the possibility of adding support for editing tweets. While Dorsey has commented on the oft-requested feature in the past, his comments on Rogan show Twitter is still in the midst of figuring it out. On the show, Rogan suggests that Twitter add support for an
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