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    Cops bust sex racket running via WhatsApp

    Bhayandar: Sex trade racketeers are taking to instant messaging applications like WhatsApp and other social networking sites to operate their nefarious activities.  The Anti-Human Trafficking Wing of the Thane (rural) police, led by Assistant SP Atul Kulkarni and Assistant Police Inspector Sunil Shinde, busted a thriving flesh trade racket late on Saturday night. Investigations revealed that the middlemen used to communicate with their potential clients through WhatsApp application where it was more

  • Bhopal: Ministers claiming followers in lakhs fail to get figure on networking sites

    Bhopal: The instructions passed by BJP’s national president Amit Shah to the ministers for active use of social networking site twitter, has put them in tight spot.  These politicians who claim to have admirers all over the state in lakhs have failed to get even a satisfying number of followers on twitter.

  • Bhopal: In web of fake news: what to trust, what not to

    Bhopal: Slowly and gradually, the fake news have spreads its tentacle all across the social media feeding misinformation and hoaxes. People active on social networking sites might have come across not once but many a times with these deceptive, misleading fake news being circulated online to get eyeballs mostly for financial or political gains. These fake news have left people misinformed and eroded their trust, which in long run will be detrimental.

  • Terrorism, racism is the most discussed issues on Twitter

    Based on a study of 173 million tweets, terrorism and racism have emerged as the top two global issues discussed on Twitter. Terrorism was found to be the most discussed issue from the UN list of issues with 31 million tweets per year, the Telegraph reported.
    The study conducted by SOAS University of London used the list of most pressing world issues for the study. It was followed by racism with 28 million tweets, while

  • Bhopal: Traffic on social sites only proof of ‘ISIS involvement’

    BHOPAL: The entire probe of the ATS into the train blast case is centred on social networking sites. The police are still not sure whether the terrorists were only influenced by ISIS or they were virtually in touch with the Syria-based radical Islamist organisation. The cops have no way of identifying the recipients of the text and photographs they had sent to Syria.

  • Model’s mobile No. sold to adult site, case lodged

    Mumbai : A high-profile model, 23, has lodged a complaint at Malad police station against unknown persons who allegedly uploaded her personal number and photograph on an adult website. She started getting calls as she has been branded a ‘call girl’ on the site.

  • Facebook gives social support, Twitter knowledge

    New York: More and more people are joining Facebook to get social support and a subsequent overall sense of well-being while micro-blogging site Twitter is helping its users gain knowledge in the age of information, says a study.

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    Online gaming may boost school grades: study

    Melbourne: Parents, take note! Teenagers who regularly play online video games may have improved school results while spending time on social networking sites such as Facebook could do the opposite, a new study has claimed. School students who visit Facebook or chat sites every day are more likely to fall behind in maths, reading and science, the study found.

  • Decoding your social media status

    From social status to social networking sites, we have come a long way, writes Sumeet Naik.

  • WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter exempted from purview of National Encryption Policy

    New Delhi : The Department of Electronics and Information Technology on Tuesday said that social media websites and applications will be exempted from the purview of the National Encryption Policy. A proposed addendum to the policy said, the mass-use encryption products, which are currently being used in web applications, social media sites and social media applications such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter are being exempted from the purview of the draft National Encryption Policy. The

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    Twitter top source of breaking news

    Washington: Twitter is the most popular source for staying updated with breaking news among all the social networking sites, a new survey of nearly 5,000 social media users in US has found.