Social Media

Bullying the dead 'no longer possible' on Facebook

Facebook will no longer allow comments praising or supporting death, disease of an individual even though posts like 'I am so glad she's dead' traditionally do not violate their guidelines.

published on : 14th June 2019

Tamil Nadu woman uses vulgar words to harass minor girl on social media, booked under POCSO Act

A 38-year old woman was remanded on Wednesday after she was booked under the POCSO Act for allegedly harassing a minor girl on social media in 2018.

published on : 13th June 2019

Tharoor to investigate character assassination of AK Antony on social media

If Congress members were found to be behind the vile attack on Antony, they would have no place in the party, Ramachandran said in Kasaragod on Wednesday.

published on : 13th June 2019

Show talent in 15-second videos now, through #MyTikTokStory

Short-video sharing platform Tiktok launches #MyTikTokStory asking users to showcase their talent in cooking, music, art, sports, pottery etc and send it to them.

published on : 12th June 2019

Woman poses as victim of failed marriage in UAE, swindles USD 50,000 begging online

The woman was apprehended after duping many people with her posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and made the money in just 17 days, a Dubai police official said Sunday.

published on : 10th June 2019

Facebook to re-think on policies around artistic nudity

Facebook has confirmed that it would meet the National Coalition Against Censorship who launched the #WeTheNipple campaign in April.

published on : 7th June 2019

Furnish requests sent to social media firms over cyber crimes: HC

The bench also directed the government to inform the approximate time frame until draft intermediary guidelines will be set up.

published on : 7th June 2019

The young and sleepless

Technology takeover, financial worries, performance pressure and fear of missing out have made millennials a stressed-out generation

published on : 6th June 2019

Verify information on Nipah before you share it: Experts

Many people who regularly use these platforms attribute it to carelessness and lack of validation.

published on : 4th June 2019

Divya Spandana tweets deleted, has she left Congress social media?

Her twitter account does not display any tweets and her Twitter bio does not mention her as head of social media.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Social media blackmailing: Man held in Kerala for 'sexually exploiting' over 50 women 

The accused used to take screenshots of the chats their husbands had with the fake accounts and forwarded it to their wives to convince them about their spouse's "illicit relationships."

published on : 1st June 2019

Spread your social media wings

Facebook Twitter and Insta are passe. Influencers and youngsters are moving on to newer mediums with novel features here are a few that the city’s influencers are turning to

published on : 30th May 2019

Man booked for obscene post on Urmila Matondkar

A case has been registered against Kudtarkar under section 354 (A) 1 (4) (making sexually coloured remarks; shall be guilty of the offence of sexual harassment) and sections of IT Act.

published on : 27th May 2019

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap files FIR against troll who threatened daughter

Last week, Kashyap had taken to Twitter to raise his concern about a rape threat his daughter Aaliyah had received from a social media user who claimed to be a Modi supporter.

published on : 27th May 2019

What is wrong in congratulating winner, asks actor Unni Mukundan

The actor took to his Facebook handle on Friday and said there is nothing wrong in appreciating the mandate of the people of this great nation. 

published on : 25th May 2019
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