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Government Warns Twitter Over Location Settings Showing Leh In China

October 22, 2020
Newsdesk

Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are "integral and inalienable parts of India governed by the Constitution of India", the government told Twitter after the social media platform's location settings showed Leh as part of China, government sources said. In a letter to Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey, the government expressed its | Read more|

Japan 'Twitter killer' pleads guilty to murders

October 1, 2020
Newsdesk

A Japanese man has pleaded guilty to murdering nine people after contacting them on Twitter, in a high-profile case that has shocked the country. Dubbed the "Twitter killer", Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested in 2017 after body parts were found in his flat. He told a court in Tokyo on Wednesday that the allegations again | Read more|

PM Modi's Website Account Hacked, Twitter "Actively Investigating"

September 3, 2020
Newsdesk

The Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal website and mobile app was hacked early this morning, the social media giant has confirmed. Twitter said that it has taken "steps to secure the compromised account" and is "actively investigating" the situation. The account reportedly sent out tweets asking | Read more|

Biden, Gates, other Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

July 16, 2020
Newsdesk

Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The ruse included bogus tweets from former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and a number of tech billionai | Read more|

Press Release: Operation Karaoke

February 19, 2019
Team Cobrapost

Cobrapost exposes three dozen Bollywood celebrities willing to post messages, as their personal opinion, on social media on behalf of political parties, for money. These celebrities include famous singers, comedians and actors from the entertainment industry, TV and films. | Read more|

Operation Karaoke

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

An investigation by Cobrapost exposes three dozen Bollywood celebrities, including famous singers, comedians and actors, willing to post messages, as their personal opinion, on social media on behalf of political parties, all for money | Read more|

Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Bollywood Playback Singer

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

“Facebook pe acchi-acchi cheejein karoonga, gaali nahi doonga thoda musical gaa ke you know guitar leke wo sab bahut viral hoga Modiji kee tareef mein ek gaana ki ‘Ye hee hai aur kaun hai’ (I will write good posts on Facebook. I will not abuse anybody. I will play a musical, holding a guitar, you know, and sing a | Read more|

Jackie Shroff, Bollywood Actor

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

Wo game hota hai apna-apna yaar … apne ko kya hai apna kaam hai hum acchi baatein hum faila rahe hain saath mein dhan bhi de rahe hain toh oopar waale se faqir kya maangta hai (That is the rule of the game, friend … I have no problem. What I am supposed to do is spread good words and you would be paying me money in | Read more|

Sunny Leonne, Model and Bollywood Actor

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

“Modi Sir ne Daniel ko overseas citizen banaya toh hum zaroor support karenge (We will definitely support provided Modi Sir [the BJP government] grant Daniel overseas citizen status).” | Read more|

Mika Singh, Bollywood Playback Singer and Performer

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

“Humne kuch bola tha Kanwaljeet ko bhi ki iske alawa kisi aur ko bhi chahiye toh main do-chaar logon se baat kar loonga … lekin pehle ek baar apna ho jaaye (I had told Kanwaljeet that if you need help I can rope in some more people … but first let me start it).” | Read more|

Vivek Oberoi, Bollywood Actor

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

“Ye window kya rahega … kitne mahine ke liye karna hai (What will be this window … how many months I will have to do it).” | Read more|

Sonu Sood, Actor

February 19, 2019
Asit Dixit and Umesh Patil

“But I feel ki jo apan 1.5 crore soch rahe hain it should be at least 2.5 (but I feel that the price 1.5 crore you have quoted, it should be at least 2.5).” | Read more|