Lost one of our own today: Social media in all tears on SPB's demise

Heartbroken, people took to social media to express their grief.

published on : 26th September 2020

Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

The ministry also filed complaints against parties using five accounts to disseminate material considered offensive during a large anti-government rally this past weekend.

published on : 24th September 2020

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya alleges Twitter, Facebook 'arbitrarily censuring nationalistic content'

Tejasvi Surya said the guidelines essentially empower private party intermediaries to remove on the basis of user complaints or suo moto any content deemed to be in violation of its guidelines.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Lonely elders turn to social media 

NIMHANS study explores link between pandemic and those using gadgets for long hours 

published on : 23rd September 2020

No restriction on accessing any website in Jammu and Kashmir: Centre

There is no restriction on accessing any website, including social media sites, in Jammu and Kashmir, the Lok Sabha was informed on Sunday.

published on : 20th September 2020

Battleground Bengal: Political parties gear up for a cyber slugfest

With an eye on the 2021 Assembly elections, all major stakeholders playing on the volatile soil of West Bengal’s politics are preparing for a cyber slugfest by strengthening their social media wings.

published on : 20th September 2020

IIT-Roorkee alumnus develops algorithm to identify, report social media posts on misogyny

Developed by Richi Nayak, a machine learning expert and her colleague Mohammad Abdul Bashar, the algorithm has been trained to understand the content, context, and intent behind social media posts.

published on : 18th September 2020

Punjab approaches Centre to block 45 social media links for misinformation on COVID-19 campaign

With 13 more accounts/links being blocked by various platforms, the total number of URLs blocked for spreading false propaganda in the state has gone up to 121, the police said.

published on : 10th September 2020

Beating Covid Blues: Online classes and new stars of social media

Post Covid-19 outbreak, there is hardly a sector, especially education, which has remained immune to change.

published on : 6th September 2020

Logging in to Freedom of Opinion

Democracy is the offspring of public opinion. Politics is the midwife.

published on : 6th September 2020

Facebook says it remains committed to be open, transparent platform

The comments came hours after its India Head of Facebook Ajit Mohan appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee looking into alleged misuse of social media platforms.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Pakistan bans five dating, live streaming apps including Tinder, Grindr for uploading 'immoral' content

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said in a statement that the action was taken against Tinder, Tagged, Skout, Grindr and SayHi after they failed to take down the improper material.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Delhi police to set up 'IT cell' to flag 'unlawful content' on social media

Most of those hired for the pilot project are qualified youngsters, well-versed with social media platforms and have a background in It.

published on : 29th August 2020

Alphons Kannanthanam upset over social media criticism on mother's death

 Former Union minister and Rajya Sabha (RS) member Alphons Kannanthanam has courted controversy after allegedly violating Covid-19 protocol while conducting his mother’s funeral.

published on : 18th August 2020

Hyderabad cyber crime police lodges cases over abusive comments on social media

The Hyderabad cybercrime police registered an FIR on Kalu Singh of Gau Raksha Samithi for making abusive comments on MBT leader Amjed Ullah Khan.

published on : 14th August 2020
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