Tag: Social Media

Facebook admits it can make people feel worse

Facebook admits it can make people feel worse

Call it admonition from parents and behavioural experts or self-introspection but Facebook has for the first time admitted that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse — while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect. Citing scientific research on well-being[Read More…]

Man burnt alive over 'love jihad', accused arrested

Man burnt alive over ‘love jihad’, accused arrested

A man was arrested in Rajasthan on Thursday for thrashing a person before burning him alive to “save a girl from ‘love jihad’”, officials said. The accused, Shambunath Raigar, also recorded the horrific act which was uploaded on the social media. The incident took place in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district and[Read More…]

World Cup: Kohli pleased with lower-order fightback

Virat Kohli fails to recognize Mithali Raj, gets trolled

Indian skipper and top-ranked batsman, Virat Kohli faced embarrassment following goof-up on his congratulatory message to Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj on his Facebook post. The incident took place on Thursday. Virat Kohli joined fellow cricketers to congratulate Mithali Raj, who became first woman cricketer to score 6000[Read More…]

Hackers broke into 50 mn users' accounts, says Facebook

Too much Facebook can make you depressed

According to researchers from the University of California, those who check their Facebook profile more often are likely to be sad and unhealthy as compared to those who use the popular social networking site infrequently. Researchers in the US used data from 5,208 people about their Facebook use between 2013 and 2015.[Read More…]

Humans of Hindutva: Where humour unmasks religious propaganda

Following the trails of side-splitting parody, ‘Humans of Hindutva’, a Facebook page, also a burlesque of Indian right-wing ideology is flooding everyone’s newsfeeds. ‘Humans of Hindutva’ exclusively targeting the liberals, describe themselves as a ‘religious organization’. Their page description which reeks of political satire reads– ‘Laughter, empathy, fun and friendship[Read More…]

Meghalaya Board HSSLC 12th Result 2019 (Science, Commerce and Vocational) to release tomorrow – latest updates

Facebook may help reduce exam anxiety: Study

Researchers at the University of Illinois in the US have found that undergraduate students, who have high levels of anxiety before an examination, may control it by reading supportive comments, ‘likes’ and private messages from Facebook friends. “We found that only the students who received supportive messages from their Facebook[Read More…]

Mumbai: In order to get refund for online purchase, Woman losses Rs 75,000

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

In order to tackle cyber-crime, Bangladesh on Tuesday began training thousands of teenage girls to fight the hysteric rise of social media-related abuses mostly targeting adolescents. As per the police, the online harassment levels have alarmingly rose in Bangladesh lately and it mostly targets young women. More than 10,000 school-age[Read More…]





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