Twitter acknowledges issues with likes and retweets


NEW DELHI: The micro-blogging social media website Twitter on Wednesday acknowledged the issues of people with its notifications, likes and retweets and said that they are trying to resolve it.

“Some people around the world are experiencing an issue with notifications, likes and retweets. We are working on resolving this and will follow up soon. We apologise for the inconvenience,” the Twitter support handle tweeted.

Earlier, many Twitter users come up with complaints related to decreasing likes, retweets.

Many users from India have also posted short videos and screenshots of their tweet responses, to show as to how their likes and retweet numbers would drastically reduce with time.

On February 11, the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology had passed a resolution unanimously stating that they would not meet any junior Twitter officials and asked senior members or CEO Jack Dorsey to appear before it.

On Monday, a  Twitter team including Twitter India representatives had arrived at Parliament to appear before the Committee.

Earlier, the Committee had called Twitter via an official letter to discuss issues concerning the use of social media.

These developments come at a time when there are growing concerns about safeguarding citizens' data privacy and election interference through social media platforms.


With inputs from ANI

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