Saturday, 1 November 2014

Twitter outrage over 'suspension' of accounts

NEW DELHI: Twitter timelines of most Indian users were abuzz on Saturday due to a controversy about some accounts being 'suspended'.

The term 'Twitter India' was also trending all over India with Twitter users pouring out their outrage over the issue.

It all started when Twitter accounts of some media personalities including former WSJ India columnist, Rupa Subramanya, Faking News (a satire and humour website) Editor Rahul Roushan, and Newslaundry.com's Arunabh Saikia were allegedly suspended.

Rupa Subramanya tweeted that Twitter had sent her a warning that her account would be permanently suspended if she doesn't change her "behaviour."