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Social Media Day 2022: Date, History and Significance and Facts
Social Media Day is an annual event that celebrates the amazing power of social media. It’s a day to come together and share your stories and experiences using social media.
Eco chambers on social media spread vaccine misinformation: Study
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named vaccine hesitancy as one of the greatest threats to global health.
Rejected in love, man held for making obscene social media profile
After receipt of Facebook records, it was discovered that the alleged mobile numbers were all being used by Deshbandhu Singh, a 24-year-old resident of Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh.
Refrain from inappropriate social media posts: Telangana Police
Rama Rao, who is also the President of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), requested all social media users to be responsible. He urged them not to indulge in propaganda and stop spreading fake news.
HC rejects plea against ban on servicemen using social media
A division bench of the High Court presided by Justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Asha Menon passed the said order dismissing the petition filed by Lieutenant Colonel P.K. Choudhary.
Islamophobia rampant on social media, not in real life: Study
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who campaigned during the election and ended up being the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, were two of the primary targets.
Passive use of social media may increase depression: Study
As low self esteem is closely related to depressive symptoms, researchers consider this short-term effect to be a potential source of danger
Police releases this WhatsApp number to report objectionable content on social media
Check out the WhatsApp number on which you can report any objectionable content on social media
Nusrat Jahan, Mimi Chakraborty the social media rage after Lok Sabha nominations
Kolkata: They might have won many a heart through their acting skills and well-choreographed dance moves for years, but Bengali actress-duo Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan have created a virtual storm in social media after their nomination as candidates of West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress for the coming Lok Sabha[Read More…]
Twitter CEO, other top officials decline to appear for hearing called by Anurag Thakur
As per the recent developments, Twitter India CEO and other top officials on Saturday have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT, headed by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Anurag Thakur. Thakur had sent a summon to Twitter India via an official letter on February 1, over the issue of safeguarding[Read More…]
Congress files police complaints against offensive tweets on Priyanka Gandhi
New Delhi, The Congress on Monday filed police complaints in Delhi and across India seeking action over obscene and offensive posts on social media targeting party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi. In the complaint filed by the All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) at the Sansad Marg police station here, the party[Read More…]
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh completes the #10Yearchallenge post heart surgery
Mumbai, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who will complete a decade after a successful heart surgery on Thursday, is the unexpected new entrant on the #10Yearchallenge on social media, an official said on Tuesday. The former PM, 86, was operated for a redo cardiac bypass surgery on January 24, 2009,[Read More…]
UP: Daughter’s father thrashes teen boy in public for posting her picture in TikTok video
A father of young girl mercilessly beat up a teen boy with stick in public in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh for sharing a photograph of his daughter in the Tik-Tok video and singing a song along. The incident was captured on camera which is doing rounds on social media.[Read More…]
Post Malone asks fans to help him stay ‘mentally stable’
Los Angeles, American rapper Post Malone has urged fans to help him stay “mentally stable”. He wrote about it on social media, reported billboard.com. “If you all are actually my fans and friends and love me and want me to be mentally stable, can you all please let me live?[Read More…]
Bayern Munich sanctions Franck Ribery over insulting tweet
Berlin: Bayern Munich has fined French forward Franck Ribery over words he posted on social media in response to criticism sparked by a video of him eating a steak covered in gold at a Dubai restaurant, the Bundesliga club announced on Sunday. The video triggered angry reactions, to which Ribery[Read More…]
Facebook tracks even those Android users who don’t have the app: Study
London, Making things worse for Facebook, which is already mired in controversies surrounding data leaks of tens of millions of its users, a new research has found that the social media giant tracks even those Android users who do not use the app. Facebook routinely tracks users, non users and[Read More…]
UAE-based Indian girl planned to livestream suicide, saved
Sharjah, A 20-year-old Indian girl here upset over comments mocking her picture on social media planned to commit suicide and livestream it, but was saved in time by the police. According to a Khaleej Times report on Saturday, the cybercrime patrols of the Dubai Police notified their counterparts in Sharjah[Read More…]
Twitter dubbed ‘Harvey Weinstein of social media’, stock falls
San Francisco, The Twitter stock nosedived over 12 per cent after a famed Wall Street analyst dubbed the micro-blogging platform the “Harvey Weinstein of social media”, days after an Amnesty International study found Twitter a “toxic” place for women. In a note to investors, online investment newsletter Citron Research’s founder[Read More…]
6.8 million users possibly affected by latest photo bug: Facebook
San Francisco, US top social media network Facebook admitted that about 6.8 million users may risk their private photos being exposed to third-party apps. The company on Friday said more than 1,500 apps built by 876 developers may have also been affected by the bug that exposed users’ unshared photos[Read More…]
Instagram’s advocacy hashtags: #MeToo topped with 1.5 mn usage in 2018
New Delhi: The #MeToo movement is a movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault. #MeToo spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag on social media in an attempt to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. With 1.5 million usage in 2018, #MeToo has[Read More…]
Bihar SSC question paper leaks, making rounds on social media
Patna: Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) question paper went viral on Saturday, making rounds on social media as it was received by many exam aspirants through social media messaging app WhatsApp. A probe has been ordered by SSC in this regard. The secretary of the commission has alleged that a[Read More…]
Twitter plans to remove ‘Like’ button to improve debate quality
Twitter is back in news for its long criticised inability to deal with the problems in its platform. This time it is making headlines for alleged removing the popular ‘Like’ button from tweets in near future. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly said that he is planning to do away with[Read More…]
Deepika-Ranveer reception clashing with Priyanka-Nick wedding?
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh broke million hearts by announcing their wedding dates on social media. One of the most adorable couples of B-Town, DeepVeer (as they’re fondly referred to by their fans) will be getting married in a two-day ceremony to be held on November 14 and November 15.[Read More…]
Who says Ranbir Kapoor is not on social media?
On a special episode of Koffee With Karan season 6, Alia Bhatt let out a secret about beau Ranbir Kapoor. Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone kickstarted the season 6 of Koffee With Karan where they both revealed being in relationships. During the infamous rapid fire round, when Karan Johar asked[Read More…]