Twitter stock tumbles 15% after it purged fake accounts

Twitter stock tumbles 15% after it purged fake accounts

The social network said Friday that it had 335 million monthly users around the world in the second quarter, down from 336 million users in the quarter prior. The number of monthly users could also decline by “mid-single-digit millions” in the third quarter, Twitter warned. The company attributed the dip in part to “decisions we […]

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WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India

WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India

Widely-distributed hoax messages sent on the app, which Facebook owns, have been blamed for more than a dozen lynchings across India. Facebook has deployed a series of new features in recent weeks to try to fix the problem. The latest feature, rolled out last week for testing, uses a red label to warn users that […]

11 deaths, 11 diaries, 11 years: Burari’s number mystery foxes all

11 deaths, 11 diaries, 11 years: Burari’s number mystery foxes all

Eleven people died in the Burari house after 11 diaries were maintained for 11 years. Eleven plastic pipes were found protruding from a wall and the main gate had 11 rods. The number 11 appears to have a macabre connection to the deaths in a home in Delhi’s Burari that the police suspect was related […]

Temple? Burari wonders what to do with ‘house of death’

Temple? Burari wonders what to do with ‘house of death’

The neighborhood continued to attract curious passersby even on Thursday as they would stop their vehicles to discuss the deaths and take photographs. The Burari house in which 11 members of a family were found dead on Sunday stares at an uncertain future with a few locals suggesting that a temple should replace the building. […]

Follow law or face action: Malaysia to Naik

Follow law or face action: Malaysia to Naik

Malaysian government has issued a strict warning to Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to follow the law of the land or face action days after PM Narendra Modi visited Kuala Lumpur and following protests by local groups against extremist views. The directive from the Malaysian government to Naik was issued after Modi met PM Mahathir Mohammad […]

Emirates airlines drops ‘Hindu meal’ option from menu and Twitter is not pleased

Emirates airlines drops ‘Hindu meal’ option from menu and Twitter is not pleased

Emirates announced the decision to withdraw the “Hindu meal” option from its menu on Tuesday, July 4. Unsurprisingly, this decision has not gone down well with a section of their customers and users on Twitter. Though the Dubai-based airlines offer a choice of other vegetarian options in the in-flight menu, the decision to no longer […]

IRCTC refund rules 2018

IRCTC refund rules 2018

IRCTC refund rules 2018: 10 scenarios under which Indian Railways will reject your claim The first and most important thing to note is that there are prescribed time limits under which the TDR (Ticket Deposit Receipt) has to be filed to claim a refund. IRCTC refund rules 2018: Did your waitlisted Indian Railways ticket not […]

Letter to BS: Bridge near Andheri collapses due to heavy rainfall

Letter to BS: Bridge near Andheri collapses due to heavy rainfall

This is regarding the sudden collapse of a bridge between East and West Andheri railway station in Mumbai. Last year, we had a footbridge collapse at Lower Parel railway station, resulting in the loss of many lives. It is clear that many bridges at Mumbai’s railway stations are old and dilapidated. We need an immediate […]

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