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Delhi Assembly Elections: Why AAP wins social media too

May 26, 2022 5:14 pm

Check out how the social media is abuzz about the Delhi Assembly elections 2015.

Emojis, emoticons may help decode human behaviour online

January 20, 2017 5:13 pm

Scientists claim that these emojis may explain how we relate to each other in the digital age

US university launches tool to show how fake news spreads through social media

December 22, 2016 2:56 pm

Hoaxy does not determine whether a story is real but it shows how it spreads online and shows related fact-checking.

Indian women more hooked to smartphones than men: Report

December 21, 2016 5:20 pm

A new study shows that women spend twice the time on their smartphones as compared to men.

Social media platforms to be more responsive on harassment, says report

November 23, 2016 1:29 pm

A new report on online harassment calls for greater transparency and responsiveness in content moderation processes of social media

@narendramodi, the social media star, shows way for cabinet

May 26, 2016 10:53 am

Twitter and Facebook have become tools for ministers and their ministries to communicate with the people and get immediate feedback.

During work hours, no surfing, social media updates by court staff

May 21, 2016 2:54 am

“If any staff member is found surfing internet, using WhatsApp or Facebook during working hours, suitable departmental action will be taken against him,” adds the circular.

GOC 15 corps warns infiltration attempts may rise: Internet, social media campaigns fuelling separatism

May 16, 2016 5:37 am

'We are aware that the separatists’ design is also drawing mileage from the ongoing global Internet and social media based radicalisation campaign which is impacting adolescent minds,' Lt Gen Dua told The Indian Express.

EC seeks explanation from DMK chief on 'violating' model code

May 15, 2016 9:16 pm

The communication from Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni to Karunanidhi said telecast/broadcast of all political advertisement in all electronic form should be "stopped 48 hours before the day of close of poll."

Frequent social media use may lead to eating disorder

May 13, 2016 11:29 am

Our need to check social media every now and then could lead to major eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.


The rise in government requests for Facebook data: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

There has been a surge in government requests for “information” and “user accounts” from Facebook, according to a report released by the social media giant. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Film fraternity welcomes Sanju Baba with open arms

February 26, 2016 7:09 am

Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Celebrating Sanjay Dutt's release, Bollywood celebrities welcomed Dutt with open arms. Apart from celebs wishing the actor on social media, many of them, including Sophie Choudry, Shakti Kapoor and R. Madhavan, visited actor's residence to welcome him. Dutt's family and friends, including wife Manyata Dutt and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, were present outside the Yerwada jail in Pune to receive him on Thursday morning. Dutt was arrested for possessing a prohibited weapon AK 56 rifle under the Arms Act, in the Mumbai serial bomb blast case. Expressing his happiness, actor Shakti Kapoor said he met Dutt and could see drastic change in his behaviour. He further said Sanjay is a versatile actor and he will surely help him in whichever way he needs it.