Twitter remembers Leonard Nimoy aka Mr. Spock from Star Trek as he passes away aged 83

By on February 28, 2015 at 12:41 AM.

Twitter remembers Leonard Nimoy aka Mr. Spock from Star Trek as he passes away aged 83

The movie world as well as the Star Trek fan verse was shocked as news of actor Leonard Nimoy’s death surfaced. Nimoy, who played the character of Mr. Spock in Star Trek, died at the age of 83. The twitteverse has since come together to remember Nimoy and his famous character. More →
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Had enough of #TheDress? Here are five other optical illusions that will leave you conflicted

By on February 27, 2015 at 2:19 PM.

Had enough of #TheDress? Here are five other optical illusions that will leave you conflicted

The big Internet debate today is - What colour is this dress? A dress was posted online by a Tumblr user, as she and her friends were facing a conflict. Is it black and blue or white and gold? Hours later, the entire Internet was debating about it, bringing physics, science, and even Photoshop to their defence. A lot of research points towards the dress being black and blue, and the white and gold supporters are now questioning their eyesight.  More →
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#TheDress breaks the Internet – Which color is it really?

By on February 27, 2015 at 12:44 PM.

#TheDress breaks the Internet – Which color is it really?

It is the end of the world as we know it. The Internet is fighting over the colour of a dress. The big looming question, "Which Colour is this Dress?" has got people hoarding Photoshop and decoding the fabric, colour scheme, eyesight tricks and everything else possible in this sunlit world. Twitter came up with hashtags like #TheDress and #DressGate2015 in a bid to pin down an answer to the biggest and most important question - Is it black and blue or white and gold? More →
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Twitter makes life harder for trolls, adds more tools to report abuse and improve safety

By on February 27, 2015 at 11:44 AM.

Twitter makes life harder for trolls, adds more tools to report abuse and improve safety

Earlier this month, CEO Dick Costolo admitted that Twitter “sucked” at dealing with trolls and instances of abuse online. The company has today announced new tools that will make it easier for users to report abuse, as well as improve overall safety.  More →
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Indians tweet #No66A against government’s decision to censor the Internet under Section 66A

By on February 26, 2015 at 7:13 PM.

Indians tweet #No66A against government’s decision to censor the Internet under Section 66A

As the BJP government continues to defend their stand to retain Section 66A before the Supreme Court, Twitteratis in India are expressing extreme displeasure at it. The new government, whose win is hugely attributed towards their Internet campaign, is rooting for a law that puts people behind bars for 'offensive and annoying' social media posts. People are clearly expressing their disappointment on the matter by using the #No66A, raising some important points and questions on the governments stand for keeping the law. More →
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Twitter wants you to raise your Hashflags at the ICC World Cup 2015

By on February 26, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

Twitter wants you to raise your Hashflags at the ICC World Cup 2015

The ICC World Cup 2015 is already underway, and nearly all the matches have seen a lot of activity on Twitter. Be it celebrations or sticking it to their opponents, the social media platform has become a sort of battleground. Twitter is now providing you more tools to show your support for your national team. More →
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Twitter CEO urges you to join Twitter even if you don’t intend to tweet

By on February 25, 2015 at 7:12 PM.

Twitter CEO urges you to join Twitter even if you don’t intend to tweet

There are many types of Twitter users. One kind that tweets a lot, the other that tweets in moderate amount, and then we have people who tweet once in a blue moon. If you identify yourself in the third category, it’s alright, says Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter. More →
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