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Pakistani fan apologises after fat-shaming Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistani fan apologises after fat-shaming Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistani fan claimed that he had deleted the video after apologising to Sarfaraz and had no idea that it had gone viral on social media ...Read More

647 paid news cases during Lok Sabha elections 2019: Election Commission

647 paid news cases during Lok Sabha elections 2019: Election Commission

New Delhi: The Election Commission said a total of 647 cases of paid news have been found while 909 posts have been taken down from vario...Read More

BJP mastered WhatsApp polls in India: Shashi Tharoor

BJP mastered WhatsApp polls in India: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: The BJP mastered the art of influencing voters via social media platforms in Lok Sabha elections and WhatsApp has been their f...Read More

Study to decode how WhatsApp fake news is influencing Indian voters

Study to decode how WhatsApp fake news is influencing Indian voters

New Delhi: The rampant misuse of social media platforms to spread fake news has been a global cause for concern, and now researchers are ...Read More

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC panel monitoring social media platforms, TV channels

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC panel monitoring social media platforms, TV channels

Mumbai: The media cell of the Mumbai Suburban district collector office is closely monitoring political advertisements, social media plat...Read More

EC pulled up by Bombay High Court

EC pulled up by Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Election Commission of India (ECI) faced the heat on Tuesday when the Bombay High Court pulled up the polling authority for d...Read More

Mumbai: Youth held for blackmailing, raping Andheri teenager

Mumbai: Youth held for blackmailing, raping Andheri teenager

Mumbai: A 22-year-old youth was arrested on Monday evening for raping a teenager, who he had blackmailed by uploading her nude photos on ...Read More

Social media ethics’ code by Wednesday

Social media ethics’ code by Wednesday

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) here on Tuesday urged internet companies, including social media platforms, to come up with a mod...Read More

Fact checkers alone can’t curb fake news

Fact checkers alone can’t curb fake news

New Delhi: As the proliferation of disinformation on social media platforms has given rise to a new breed of fact checkers, their efforts...Read More

Social media should be restricted before voting: Cyber law expert

Social media should be restricted before voting: Cyber law expert

New Delhi: There are over 30 crore monthly active users on Facebook and more than 20 crore on WhatsApp in India. Even the  alone can reac...Read More

Kashmiri militants no more use social media

Kashmiri militants no more use social media

New Delhi: The security forces are upset about the Kashmiri militants steering clear of the social media platforms after realising over 2...Read More

House panel asks Twitter to engage more with EC; summons FB, WhatsApp officials

House panel asks Twitter to engage more with EC; summons FB, WhatsApp officials

New Delhi: A parliamentary panel on Monday asked micro-blogging site Twitter to address issues in real-time and engage more with the Elec...Read More

All can be well…

All can be well…

Melbourne: Social media platforms like Facebook can help support the health and well-being of people following a natural disaster, a stud...Read More

Cybercrime: Honeytrapping is the sweetest modus operandi

Cybercrime: Honeytrapping is the sweetest modus operandi

Mumbai: After phishing and lottery scams, cybercriminals have turned their attention to social media platforms to look for new prey. For...Read More

Bhopal: DHE cancels deputation of 47 professors

Bhopal: DHE cancels deputation of 47 professors

Bhopal: The Department of higher education (DHE) on Monday cancelled the deputation of 47 professors posted at various places nearly a we...Read More

UIDAI’s proposal on social media agency: SC gives 2 weeks to TMC MLA to support her claim 

UIDAI’s proposal on social media agency: SC gives 2 weeks to TMC MLA to support her claim 

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday questioned Trinamool Congress MLA Mahua Moitra over her claim that the Centre’s move of hiring a so...Read More

Mark Zuckerberg seeks more time to fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg seeks more time to fix Facebook

San Francisco: As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on soci...Read More

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Social media won’t be allowed to abuse election process: Prasad

NEW DELHI: Social media platforms will never be allowed to abuse India’s election process and stringent measures backed by laws on data p...Read More

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Bhopal:  BJP, Congress gear up for cyber war ahead of real poll battle

Bhopal: Nearly 65,000 ‘cyber warriors’ of the BJP are all set to take on ‘Rajiv Ke Sipahi’ of the Congress in cyber space to woo young vo...Read More

Uganda imposes tax on use of social media to curb online gossiping

Uganda imposes tax on use of social media to curb online gossiping

In a bid to stop gossip, Uganda’s parliament passed a law to tax people who use social media platforms. The controversial tax law was fir...Read More

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