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  • Social media to be monitored for poll code violations: Telangana CEO

    Hyderabad: Social media posts of political parties and groups in poll-bound Telangana will come under the Election Commission’s scanner to check for any objectionable content under the model code of conduct, state Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar has said.

  • Ujjain: Antisocial racket busted, 15 arrested

    City police claimed to have busted a racket of antisocial who were trying to create trouble and disturb peace in the district with the arrest of 15 youths, including the kingpin. The arrested were indulged in shooting, damaging vehicles and other such activities, police said.

  • 30 million user accounts hacked, says Facebook

    Washington DC : Social networking giant Facebook Inc. clarified that hackers accessed personal information of accounts of almost 30 million users. Earlier, Facebook had said that a security breach had affected the accounts of as many as 50 million people.

  • The heroine of the MeToo movement is Rupan Deol

    If at all there is to be a heroine of the Indian #MeToo movement, that is currently naming and shaming sexual predators on social media, it is Rupan Deol Bajaj.

  • Facebook says UK tax bill triples to just under 16 million pounds

    London: US social media giant Facebook’s British tax bill tripled to 15.8 million pounds last year, according to a company filing. The bill compared with 5.1 million pounds in 2016, Facebook’s British division revealed in an official document lodged last week. Media reported however that Facebook UK’s net tax bill for 2017 will stand at 7.4 million pounds due to a tax relief credit of more than 8.4 million pounds on employee stock awards. Facebook UK’s revenues

  • Bhopal: ‘Share only essential information to stop cyber crime’

    Speaking in a workshop on sensitisation on comprehensive manual for safety and security of children in school at Samanvay Bhawan on Friday Bhopal AIG of Cyber Crime Sudeep Goenka said, “Social media is a medium for freedom of speech and expression for public while it has also led to increase in cyber crime. Mostly children have fallen prey to this crime. We should only share the most essential information because miscreants misuse

  • Instagram co-founders Mike Krieger, Kevin Systrom quit Facebook

    San Francisco: Instagram founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have resigned from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app that has over one billion users. According to a report in The New York Times late on Monday, the co-founders have resigned from their positions and plan to leave the company in coming weeks while the reason behind their move was still unknown.

  • Social media causing sleep deprivation in pilots, says IAF Chief Dhanoa

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Friday said that being online for longer hours on social media is causing sleep deprivation in pilots. Speaking at the 57th annual conference by Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine, the Air Force chief said that being active on social media till late hours causes sleep deprivations in pilots and it is very important to have a check mechanism for the same.

  • Instagram makes emojis more accessible with new update

    Washington DC: With the new update in Instagram, emojis have become more accessible.Instagram has now added personalized emoji shortcuts to its app, placing your most used emoji above your keyboard. The new feature for Android and iOS has been in public testing since May.

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    Akshay Kumar’s co-star Trisha Krishnan slams her Twitter follower for disrespecting other actors

    Trisha Krishnan, who is known for some unconventional roles in films, undoubtedly has an immense fan following. It is also true that the film fraternity is a competitive industry and there can be many actors who are touted to be rivals owing to the competition. But Trisha is definitely not someone who would pull someone else down for her own popularity. And this time around, she proved

  • Twitter plans to roll out ‘threaded conversations’, ‘who is online’ feature

    San Francisco: Twitter is planning to roll out threaded conversations like Facebook along with status indicators — showing who else is online among your followers — on its platform. In a tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday that the micro-blogging platform will soon get interesting updates.

  • Rahul Gandhi has ripped open old wounds

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s penchant for foot-in-the-mouth remarks is low-hanging fruit for his political opponents. He does it all the time and winds up being lampooned on social media.

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    Priyanka Chopra enjoys lunch with fiance Nick Jonas, see photos

    Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, who began dating in May this year, announced their engagement on August 18. While they got engaged on her birthday in July, the singer-actor along with his parents came to India to make it official with roka ceremony followed by a bash.

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    Woman duped of Rs 8 lakh for non-existent gift from FB friend

    Bhayandar: Think twice before extending a helping hand to any stranger-turned-friend on social media platforms. A 34-year-old home-maker from Mira Road learnt it the hard way after she was duped of Rs 8.61 lakh by a person she met on popular social networking site Facebook.

  • Facebook deletes 652 fake accounts targeting world politics

    San Francisco: Facebook has removed 652 fake accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” that originated in Iran and Russia and targeted people across multiple Internet services in the Middle East, Latin America, Britain and the US.


    US First Lady Melania Trump warns against ‘destructive’ effects of social media

    Washington: US First Lady Melania Trump spoke out against cyberbullying and also warned of the “destructive and harmful” effects of social media. “In today’s global society, social media is an inevitable part of our children’s daily lives,” Trump said on Monday at a summit in Rockville, Maryland. “It can be used in many positive ways, but can also be destructive and harmful when used incorrectly. This is why Be Best chooses to focus

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