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  • Bihar top cop for treating offensive social media posts as cyber crime Jan 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST

    Bihar top cop for treating offensive social media posts as cyber crime

    Leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav, who shared a screenshot of the letter on his Twitter handle, expressed outrage.

  • Most Indian employees root for social media-friendly CEOs: Report Jan 16, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    Most Indian employees root for social media-friendly CEOs: Report

    A digital/social media-connected leader is more trustworthy, and engagement on such platforms during a crisis is important, employees feel.

  • Explained | Section 230: Why a social media law angers Trump and what it means for us Jan 04, 2021 10:31 AM IST

    Explained | Section 230: Why a social media law angers Trump and what it means for us

    Donald Trump wants to abolish a 26-word law that defines the internet era, and the abolishment of which could destroy many businesses. But, the law may need reworking. Moneycontrol breaks down what is at stake.

  • New Year's Eve celebrations | Mumbai Police's response to partyholics on Twitter goes viral: Here are some quirky replies Dec 31, 2020 06:58 PM IST

    New Year's Eve celebrations | Mumbai Police's response to partyholics on Twitter goes viral: Here are some quirky replies

    This year, the Mumbai Police is advising people to take consent of their female friends before visiting their residences at night.

  • 'Instagram Lite' to be tested to India, available in regional languages Dec 16, 2020 04:42 PM IST

    'Instagram Lite' to be tested to India, available in regional languages

    Explaining the difference between Instagram and Instagram Lite, the company stated that though the experience is similar, features like Reels, Shopping and IGTV are not supported in the Instagram Lite app.

  • India has emerged as Instagram's crucial market, says CEO Adam Mosseri Dec 15, 2020 06:43 PM IST

    India has emerged as Instagram's crucial market, says CEO Adam Mosseri

    The photo-sharing platform is addressing the concerns over harassment and bullying on social media through features like 'Restrict' and 'Shadowban'.

  • Egyptian model Salma el-Shimy arrested for posing at ancient necropolis of Saqqara Dec 04, 2020 08:18 PM IST

    Egyptian model Salma el-Shimy arrested for posing at ancient necropolis of Saqqara

    Salma el-Shimy and her photographer have been accused by a lawyer of disrespecting Egypt’s cultural heritage by posing in a phaoronic-style outfit

  • Facebook's content review board picks first six cases which include nudity, hate speech and misinformation Dec 01, 2020 10:41 PM IST

    Facebook's content review board picks first six cases which include nudity, hate speech and misinformation

    Facebook's Oversight Board is a separate body in which people can appeal if they disagree with decisions the social media giant made about their content on Facebook or Instagram.

  • Facebook and Sony Pictures partner to bring VoD content from India tour of Australia Nov 28, 2020 05:50 PM IST

    Facebook and Sony Pictures partner to bring VoD content from India tour of Australia

    Facebook will post exclusive video-on-demand match content across three ODIs, three T20Is, and four Tests in relation to the said video-on-demand match content provided by SPNI.

  • Snap is bringing Spotlight to Snapchat: Here's everything you need to know Nov 23, 2020 09:03 PM IST

    Snap is bringing Spotlight to Snapchat: Here's everything you need to know

    The new feature will allow Snap to diversify the entertainment content available to users.

  • Google, Facebook, Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan: What is it about and what ruffled their feathers? Nov 23, 2020 04:35 PM IST

    Google, Facebook, Twitter threaten to leave Pakistan: What is it about and what ruffled their feathers?

    Imran Khan-led Pakistan government has notified a new law it proposed in February 2020, which grants the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) a free hand to “remove or block” digital content

  • Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Joe Biden on inauguration day Nov 21, 2020 06:14 PM IST

    Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Joe Biden on inauguration day

    The social media giant is "actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021".

  • India sends a record 35,560 user data requests to Facebook in first half of 2020 Nov 20, 2020 04:01 PM IST

    India sends a record 35,560 user data requests to Facebook in first half of 2020

    Globally, government user data requests rose by 23 percent from 140,875 to 173,592 between January and June. Most requests came from the US, followed by India, Germany, France, and the UK

  • US Election 2020 | Donald Trump to lose his  ‘public interest’ protections on Twitter after Joe Biden's inauguration Nov 08, 2020 02:51 PM IST

    US Election 2020 | Donald Trump to lose his ‘public interest’ protections on Twitter after Joe Biden's inauguration

    Twitter has confirmed that the handle "@realdonaldtrump" will be subject to the same rules as any other user on its platform after President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on January 20 next year

  • Pandemic goes to print Oct 31, 2020 08:18 AM IST

    Pandemic goes to print

    Newspapers and social media ensure that opinions and analyses reach us on the spot. Interpretations are multiple and we have a choice if we want to feed preconceived notions or dramatically change story so far.

  • Plea in SC seeks to make Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram accountable for hate, fake news Oct 30, 2020 05:34 PM IST

    Plea in SC seeks to make Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram accountable for hate, fake news

    The PIL requested the apex court to ask the central government to establish a mechanism that would automatically remove any forms of hate speech or fake news within a stipulated time frame.

  • Facebook confirms testing new feature called Neighborhoods; here's how it will work Oct 21, 2020 10:14 PM IST

    Facebook confirms testing new feature called Neighborhoods; here's how it will work

    While the crux of the Neighborhoods feature is providing an easy-to-access communication system between neighbours, the company is trying to ensure its community guidelines are not violated.

  • Instagram friend pushes woman into well, she survives 3 days sans food or water Oct 16, 2020 05:27 PM IST

    Instagram friend pushes woman into well, she survives 3 days sans food or water

    The incident took place in Devanahalli area of Bengaluru Rural district when the victim, a resident of Kolar district, had gone to meet the Instagram friend for the first time.

  • ShareChat mulls tie-ups with IITs to develop AI in local Indian languages Oct 11, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    ShareChat mulls tie-ups with IITs to develop AI in local Indian languages

    ShareChat, which has already developed Natural Language Processing models in languages such as English and Hindi, is now looking at the Indianised version of the model.

  • Facebook New Features: Now chat on Messenger, Instagram without switching apps Sep 30, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Facebook New Features: Now chat on Messenger, Instagram without switching apps

    Though both Instagram and Facebook Messenger will remain as standalone apps, users inboxes will continue to remain separate. Facebook added more than 10 new features for users ease and introduced new safety provisions. Here are the details.

  • Explained | How can #StopHateForProfit campaign impact Facebook? Sep 21, 2020 09:55 PM IST

    Explained | How can #StopHateForProfit campaign impact Facebook?

    In this edition of the Explained series, find out what sets off a chain of events against Facebook and how it will impact its revenue.

  • English professor, 91, delivers lecture online, wins heart of netizens Sep 16, 2020 08:14 PM IST

    English professor, 91, delivers lecture online, wins heart of netizens

    The nonagenarian professor at the University of St Thomas in Minnesota has been teaching for more than 50 years. A Facebook post shared by his daughter Julia Krohn Mechling has garnered more than 62,000 reactions and has been shared over 27,000 times.

  • Six hidden Facebook features you should know and use Sep 02, 2020 02:48 PM IST

    Six hidden Facebook features you should know and use

    From hiding content without unfriending to assigning a legacy contact, these are some of the key features on the social media platform you should check out

  • Explained: The curious case of fake views, ghost followers and buying influence online Aug 17, 2020 06:37 PM IST

    Explained: The curious case of fake views, ghost followers and buying influence online

    While buying followers and likes is not new in India, Badshah's involvement in this social media scam is leading to questioning of all high-profile accounts.

  • Viral Trump impersonator Sarah Cooper gets Netflix show Aug 15, 2020 01:39 PM IST

    Viral Trump impersonator Sarah Cooper gets Netflix show

    "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine" will be released this fall and feature a variety of satirical political sketches and other vignettes as well as famous guests

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