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15 Jan 2019


#10YearChallenge: These throwback pictures of celebrities are worth a look

Social media keeps coming up with quirky trends and challenges every year, and this year's first challenge will leave you stunned.

15 Jan 2019


Facebook censors posts on Kashmir, Gods, and Tricolor in India

In what comes as a contradiction to Facebook's publicly stated global policy, the social media giant has 20 "locally illegal" markers for India, on the basis of which posts are flagged and proactively removed.

14 Jan 2019

Koffee With Karan

#MeToo: Is the social media justice system really fair?

#MeToo is a phenomenal step against abusive patriarchal structures that protect the powerful and allow sexual harassment of the powerless.

08 Jan 2019


#TechBytes: How you can avoid 'WhatsApp Gold' and other scams

The infamous 'WhatsApp Gold' scam, which once downloaded a virus on unsuspecting users' phones, has returned.

02 Jan 2019


CBI wants to scan social media photos to track suspects

The CBI has issued a notice to social media platforms, calling them to use an intrusive photo-tracking technology called PhotoDNA.

30 Dec 2018


Twitter bug exploited for hacking high-profile accounts, posting tweets

In a surprising development, a group of UK-based security searchers was able to hijack high-profile celebrity accounts.

29 Dec 2018


#ThatWas2018: 5 unbelievable drinking trends of the year

Experimentation and fusion are the hottest buzzwords in the food and drinking industry, across the globe.

28 Dec 2018


Instagram 'accidentally' went horizontal, freaking several people out

Instagram is famous for some really cool features, but last night, the photo-sharing platform went haywire and started turning horizontal.

20 Dec 2018


Deleting Facebook isn't enough to quit its ecosystem: Here's why

Unless you're living under a rock, you must be aware of Facebook's recent fiascos.

19 Dec 2018


Jayalalithaa's Apollo hospital bill includes Rs. 1.17 cr for food/beverages

Apollo Hospital, where AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was hospitalized, submitted the hospital bill to Justice Arumughasamy Commission on Tuesday which shows dues to the tune of Rs. 44 lakh are still unsettled.

18 Dec 2018


Jose Mourinho mercilessly trolled on social media after getting fired

Manchester United fired their under-fire manager Jose Mourinho only a few hours ago, and that was enough for all of social media to come down heavily upon the Portuguese manager.

18 Dec 2018


Man tweets 'I love your body' to Taapsee, actress replies

Taapsee Pannu is known to be someone who has no time for crap, much like her character Rumi in Manmarziyaan.

18 Dec 2018


Twitter alerts users about 'unusual' leak, suspects state-sponsored attack

After Facebook and Google+, popular microblogging platform Twitter has also disclosed an 'unusual' bug.

09 Dec 2018


Danish couple climbs Pyramid of Giza, poses naked, uploads video

Today's wanderlust generation has only one motto- break boundaries and reach every nook and corner of the world.

08 Dec 2018


Tumblr banning porn: Step-by-step guide to save existing posts, reblogs

Tumblr is ending its tolerant attitude towards sexually explicit content.

08 Dec 2018


Soon, Facebook could let you shop from Live Videos

After Instagram's e-commerce-focused moves, Facebook is leveraging its 'Live Video' feature for the purpose of shopping.

08 Dec 2018


Instagram may get 'on this day' feature to revisit memories

After a host of shopping-centric features, photo-sharing platform Instagram might introduce a way to revisit old memories.

06 Dec 2018


Now, Facebook is mysteriously logging people out: Details here

Amid major security concerns, another Facebook-related issue has come to the light.

05 Dec 2018

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Pochettino takes a jibe at Arsenal after Gunners celebrate victory

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur faced off on Sunday which ended in a victory for the Gunners when they dismantled their arch-rivals with a scoreline of 4-2.

04 Dec 2018


Quora discloses data breach affecting 100 million users: Details here

After Facebook, popular question-and-answer website Quora has suffered a mega data breach.

01 Dec 2018


Twitter tweets blank post, users react in funniest possible way

Twitter, today, is among the most used social media platforms wherein you express anything that comes to your mind.

30 Nov 2018


Now, you can control who can see your Instagram Stories

Ever since Instagram took off, users have been asking for some privacy-focused features to share photos with a select circle rather than all of their followers.

29 Nov 2018


WeChat deserves more of your attention than WhatsApp: Here's why

Ever since the dawn of smartphone age, WhatsApp has been serving as our irreplaceable messaging tool, keeping us connected with friends, family.

28 Nov 2018


How to check the time you spend on Facebook, daily

Facebook keeps us connected, but it also leads to the problem of extreme addiction.

23 Nov 2018


#CareerBytes: 5 Facebook groups every UPSC aspirant should join

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the country's toughest exams.

20 Nov 2018


IIT-KGP developing mechanism to extract info from social-media during disasters

A research team of IIT Kharagpur has been developing a mechanism to filter critical situational information from social media during disasters from tonnes of other data.

19 Nov 2018


Now, you can shop from Instagram videos: See how

In a fresh move directed at social commerce, Instagram is rolling out three features, including an option to buy products directly from videos, The Verge reported.

17 Nov 2018


How Facebook could use photos to learn about your family

We all are aware of Facebook's ad-delivery practices.

16 Nov 2018


Facebook Messenger users can now 'unsend' messages: Here's how

Finally, Facebook is rolling out 'unsend' capabilities for its Messenger platform.

15 Nov 2018


This Facebook bug allowed websites to access users' personal information

When it comes Facebook, the news is mostly related to privacy.

09 Nov 2018


Committee of Administrators to look into Kohli's 'leave India' controversy

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) is set to look into the controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's 'leave India' comment.

07 Nov 2018


Leave India if you don't like Indian cricketers: Virat Kohli

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has a loyal fan base. He is liked by cricket fans all over the world.

06 Nov 2018


#CareerBytes: 5 Facebook groups every UPSC aspirant should join

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the country's toughest exams.

03 Nov 2018


Twitter lists 'Kill all Jews' as trend, apologizes later

Twitter is facing flak for promoting hateful, anti-semitic content on its platform.

02 Nov 2018


Addicted to social media? Try these 5 apps for help

Over the years, social media has changed how we communicate and go about our lives.

Social media account created for citizens' complaints: CPCB informs SC

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) today informed the Supreme Court that it has created accounts on Twitter and Facebook where citizens can lodge complaints about Delhi-NCR pollution.

30 Oct 2018


Twitter could kill the 'Like' button, but not anytime soon

On October 29, The Telegraph reported that Twitter is thinking about removing its heart-shaped 'Like' button as part of an effort to support healthier conversations on the platform.

27 Oct 2018


What will happen to your digital personality when you die?

It's important to think about what happens to our digital selves after we die.

23 Oct 2018


Australia: Sikh council nominee racially targeted in social media video

A Sikh man running for the city council in Australia has been racially targeted by a man in a truck shouting racial slurs at a life-sized cut-out made from one of his election placards.