Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, 10,000 evacuated – Times of India

Reading Time: 8 minutes BOZALAN: Selcuk Sanli set his two cows loose, put his family’s most treasured belongings in a car and fled his home as a wildfire approached his village near Turkey’s beach resort of Bodrum, one of thousands fleeing flames that have coated the skies with a thick yellow haze. For the sixth straight day, Turkish firefighters … Read more

Despite precautions, Obama birthday bash draws criticism from right – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes WASHINGTON: Even though Barack Obama plans to celebrate his 60th birthday adhering to all the current health guidelines, the former president has come under fire — mainly from the Republican camp — for throwing a large party amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases due to the Delta variant. The celebration is to take place this … Read more

Twitter partners with AP and Reuters to address misinformation on its platform – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes Twitter announced today it’s partnering with news organizations The Associated Press (AP) and Reuters to expand its efforts focused on highlighting reliable news and information on its platform. Through the new agreements, Twitter’s Curation team will be able to leverage the expertise of the partnered organizations to add more context to the news and trends … Read more

Twitter Comes Bottom While Google Maintains Lead in Yearly Customer Experience Report

Reading Time: 6 minutes The success of paid or organic advertising on social platforms and search engines rests on your target audience using, and more importantly, enjoying the platforms. The lower the user experience, the potential for less time being spent scrolling or searching, resulting in a reduced chance of your ads, organic posts or links being clicked. The … Read more

Twitter Tests New Shop Module

Reading Time: 8 minutes Last week (22nd July) we reported that Twitter was testing downvotes on tweets. A few days later, on the 28th of July, Twitter announced a new test currently being undertaken. Interestingly, the first announcement was published in the Twitter feed, whereas this time, it was communicated on their news blog. Twitter Relaunches Shopping Twitter began … Read more

How to Make a Twitter Handle for your Business: 13 Easy Steps (2021)

Reading Time: 20 minutes Twitter is an effective social media marketing tool for your business. With around 330 million users, your business needs to be here if it wants to reach more customers. The first step is to create a great Twitter account. Setting up your business Twitter profile is easier than you think. We’ll show you exactly … Read more

Why the History of Black Twitter Needed to Be Told

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’ve been on Twitter, then you’ve been on Black Twitter. No other subsection of social media has produced ideas and movements as influential or as dynamic as those that have come from Black voices on Twitter. In the early days, it existed as a space where Black people could connect, bat around some jokes, … Read more

Twitter pilots a new product carousel that can appear in profiles; Thursday’s daily brief

Reading Time: < 1 minute Twitter pilots a new product carousel that can appear in profiles; Thursday’s daily brief Your privacy means the world to us. We share your personal information only when you give us explicit permission to do so, and confirm we have your permission each time. Learn more by viewing our privacy policy.Ok … Read more

New Yorkers say they’ve been ignored in stop-and-frisk fight – Times of India

Reading Time: 7 minutes NEW YORK: Eight years after a judge ruled New York City police violated the constitution by stopping, questioning and frisking mostly Black and Hispanic people on the street en masse, people in communities most affected by such tactics say they’ve been shut out of the legal process to end them. Lawyers for plaintiffs in two … Read more

Wildfires in southern Turkey leave 3 dead, 58 hospitalized – Times of India

Reading Time: 6 minutes ANKARA,TURKEY: Turkish authorities on Thursday began investigating the cause of a string of forest fires in Turkey’s Mediterranean and southern Aegean regions, including two near the coastal resort town of Manavgat that killed three people and sent over 50 others to the hospital as homes burned down. A wildfire that broke out Wednesday in Manavgat, … Read more