Will White House pay for new Twitter subscription? Official says…

The White House has said it will not pay for official Twitter accountverification of its staff. In an email to the staffers, Whiite House’s director of digital strategy Rob Flaherty said that Twitter Blue does not provide personal level verification as a service as the blue check will just verify that the account is a … Read more

Elon Musk Defends Pay Model for Twitter Amid End to Free Verified Blue Ticks

Elon Musk Defends Pay Model for Twitter Amid End to Free Verified Blue Ticks

Elon Musk on Friday defended his controversial pay model for Twitter, claiming that any social media platform that didn’t follow suit would fail because they would be swarmed by bots. Musk made his prediction on the eve of Twitter’s April 1 ultimatum that verified accounts with the cherished blue tick that had not forked over … Read more

Biden White House Says It Won’t Pay for a Twitter Blue Check

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If Elon Musk actually sticks to his announcement from earlier this month, then at some point on April 1 — which on the west coast, as of this writing begins in approximately an hour — Twitter’s account verification system will end; at that point, all “legacy” verified accounts will lose their blue checkmarks, and only … Read more

Major news outlets refuse to pay for Twitter’s blue tick verification: Report

Following Twitter’s decision to wind down its legacy verification programme, some American news organizations have publicly announced that they will not pay for any kind of subscription, according to a CNN reporter, Oliver Darcy. Starting from April 1, Twitter will no longer provide the blue checkmark to signify an active subscription to Twitter Blue. To … Read more

NY Times and Other Outlets Won’t Pay for Twitter Blue Check

Elon Musk, Verified blue check (Getty Images)

Twitter’s system of account verification comes to an end Saturday when, as the company’s owner Elon Musk announced earlier this month, all “legacy” verified accounts will lose their blue check. Henceforth, only people who pay $8 a month to subscribe to “Twitter Blue” will receive one. This change also comes with further inconveniences for previously … Read more

26/11 Mumbai Attack Planners Should “Pay Heavy Price”: Israel’s Speaker

26/11 Mumbai Attack Planners Should

Taj Hotel was among the targets of the terrorists in the Mumbai 26/11 attacks Jerusalem: The planners of the “abominable” 2008 Mumbai terror attack should pay a heavy price for it, the Speaker of Israel’s Parliament has said ahead of his maiden visit to India, asserting that the fight against terrorism is common concern for … Read more

UPI payments to now cost more, who will pay and what are the charges – explained

At present, there are no charges levied on transactions done via UPI.

Clearing the air about the recently introduced interchange charges, NPCI said that bank to bank account transfer via UPI will continue to remain free. This means that regular UPI transactions, the ones that are made directly from bank account to bank account, will remain free. There are three ways to transfer money via UPI — … Read more

“Workers Forced To Pay Exorbitant Prices For Air Tickets”: Pinarayi Vijayan Writes To PM

“These fares are unaffordable to many, particularly migrant workers,” read the letter. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that millions of workers are forced to pay exorbitant prices for air tickets, sometimes to the tune of several months of their meagre savings, from Gulf countries to Kerala, … Read more

Ashneer Grover’s father Ashok Grover dies at 69, ex-Shark Tank judge shares post; Sunil Grover, RJ Anmol pay tributes

Former Shark Tank India season one judge Ashneer Grover’s father Ashok Grover died at the age of 69. Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, Ashneer and his wife Madhuri Jain Grover shared a photo of his father smiling while looking at the camera. (Also Read | Ashneer Grover bumps into Aman Gupta at a wedding, poses … Read more

You Won’t Have to Pay Charges for Normal UPI Payments, NPCI Clarifies

No Charge on Normal UPI Payments, 1.1 Percent Fee to Be Levied on PPI Merchant Transactions: NPCI

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Wednesday said there is no charge for the bank account to bank account-based UPI payments or normal UPI payments. However, interchange charges are only applicable for the prepaid payment instruments (PPI) merchant transactions and there is no charge to customers, NPCI clarified in a statement. NPCI has permitted … Read more