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MUMBAI: Virat Kohli has hit another social media milestone, becoming the first cricketer to reach 50 million followers on micro-blogging social media platform Twitter.

His recent increase in popularity places him alongside five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and NBA star LeBron James as among the only sportspersons who have 50 million or more followers on Twitter. Ronaldo, who is the most followed athlete across all social media platforms, has over 103 million followers on Twitter. Meanwhile, James has over 52 million followers on the microblogging website.

Apr 26, 2022 19:04
SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter, Inc Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an entity wholly owned by Elon Musk, for $54.20 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $44 billion. 
Jan 04, 2022 19:01
MUMBAI: Even as a stony silence from the powers that be in the BCCI on "l'affaire CVC's winning bid for the new Ahmedabad tean in the Indian Premier League has carried over into the new year, the other new franchise from Lucknow has debuted on Twitter. 
Nov 30, 2021 19:11
SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter, Inc. Monday announced that Jack Dorsey has decided to step down as chief executive officer and that the board of directors has unanimously appointed chief technology officer Parag Agrawal as CEO and a member of the board, effective immediately. 
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MUMBAI: Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar is among the 50 most influential people on Twitter this year, placed at number 35, according to an annual research carried out by consumer intelligence company Brandwatch.
Aug 11, 2021 16:08
MUMBAI: Hockey is the most talked-about sport on Twitter in India, recording an increase of 134% compared to the 2016 Rio Olympics, while Tokyo 2020 Gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) is the third most talked-about athlete globally on the social networking platform.
Aug 03, 2021 04:08
MUMBAI: With the first full week of the Tokyo Olympics now in the books, we wanted to share some fresh insights about the topics, trends and talents that have kept Indian audiences on Twitter talking over the past week. 
Jul 23, 2021 19:07
MUMBAI: After more than a year of delays caused by COVID-19, India is ready for its largest ever contingent in Olympic history to showcase their hard work, resilience, determination and hope at the #TokyoOlympics. 
Jul 16, 2021 09:07
MUMBAI: Twitter and Sony Pictures Networks (@SonySportsIndia) India are coming together to bring the best of sporting action to people on Twitter for the upcoming cricket season. 
Jul 09, 2021 17:07
NEW YORK: The National Football League (NFL) and Twitter announced Thursday a multi-year partnership extension which will include expanded engagement formats and a full-season commitment to produce exclusive content on Twitter Spaces, Twitter's new live audio feature.
Apr 23, 2021 11:04
NEW DELHI: Microblogging platform Twitter on Thursday announced the promotion of Maya Hari to a global role as Twitter's vice president of Global Strategy and Operations (GSO).