Fifteen years ago Jack Dorsey typed out a banal message — "just setting up my twttr" — which became the first ever Tweet, launching a global platform that has become a controversial and dominant force in civil society.
"I am shadow banned cos chacha @jack and his promoters of free speech @Twitter team is scared of me, they can't suspend me but they can't even let me keep exposing them every day, I am not here to catch followers or promote myself I am here for the nation and that hurts them."
Several people reported that they could not see photos and tweets.
The rules come after Twitter ignored orders to drop content on farmers' protests, fuelling the government's zeal, dating from 2018, to clamp down on material it regards as disinformation or unlawful.
The notice informed all Indian nationals that Embassy of India Abu Dhabi has NO affiliation whatsoever with the twitter handle "@embassy_help" and email ID firstname.lastname@example.org.
"We permanently suspended the account (@mtgreenee) for repeated violations of our Covid-19 misinformation policy. We've been clear that, per our strike system for this policy, we will permanently suspend accounts for repeated violations of the policy."
Twitter's board has recommended unanimously that shareholders approve the proposed $44 billion sale of the company to billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday.
Over the weekend Musk, already the San Francisco-based company's second-largest shareholder after amassing a 9.1% stake in the social media firm, tweeted Twitter board's "economic interests are simply not aligned with shareholders".
Downdetector, which tracks outages by collating status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform, showed nearly 15,000 user reports of outage.