Tag: Twitter

Beyonce pregnancy sets Twitter record

Twitter users fired off a record number of tweets per second following the announcement by pop diva Beyonce at the MTV Video Music Awards...

Facebook-Twitter to face riot-spooked British officials

Facebook and Twitter on Thursday will meet with riot-spooked British officials to discuss how social networks can play roles in keeping people safe during...

First injunction specifically bans Facebook and Twitter

The first injunction specifically banning the publication of information on Facebook and Twitter was issued yesterday amid growing fears about the culture of secrecy...

Indian journalist uses Twitter to get Pakistani visa

Renowned Indian TV anchor and Group Editor of English News at NDTV, Barkha Dutt used a unique strategy on social networking site Twitter to...

Good cinema, not stars, to shine at Twitter film awards

MUMBAI - After years of Bollywood award functions dominated by glamorous movie stars, fans in India are now using Twitter to honour deserving performances snubbed by the more mainstream events.
A rant on Twitter about an apparent bias in Indian film awards led to the launch of the Tweeple Film Awards, with more than 1,500 Twitter users voting to choose the jury alone.
"Film awards are commercialised, pander to stars and are given out depending on which star is attending the

$430k settlement reached in Love Twitter lawsuit

LOS ANGELES - Courtney Love's 140 character Twitter rants against a fashion designer are costing her more than $430,000, an attorney says. The singer has settled a lawsuit filed by Dawn Simorangkir, who sued the Hole frontwoman in March 2009 accusing her of making false statements about the designer and her past in a series of postings on the microblogging site Twitter and Love's Myspace blog.
The settlement was confirmed by Simorangkir's attorney, Bryan J. Freedman. The

Taseer shocks twitter followers by calling CJP ‘Mogambo’

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's tweets have been making headlines for the papers but his latest status update on the social networking site has shocked the people who follow him on the twitter. His tweet was "CJP Iftikhar Chaudhary has expressed his pleasure at the PM honouring him by sacking both ministers ...... Mogambo khush hae". After the governor's hide-and-seek games of last week, it seems he is now more interested towards social networking sites.
Yesterday he