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Beware of social media, it can trigger depression

Our wider social circle maybe provoking depression and other mental illnesses.

24 May 2019 8:00 PM

RIP Google+, you will not be missed

Google+ failed to make an impact as a social networking platform in front of Facebook.

03 Apr 2019 10:51 AM

Facebook sues two Ukrainians for using quiz apps to extract user data

The lawsuit claims the hackers scraped public profile information and non-publicly viewable list of friends.

12 Mar 2019 1:15 PM

Facebook will downrank anti-vax propaganda posts

According to TechCrunch, Facebook will also reject ads promoting anti-vaccination propaganda.

09 Mar 2019 1:20 PM

Green and colourful spaces can boost social connections

Green spaces can help increase people trust strangers and well-being: Study.

07 Mar 2019 2:56 PM


Twitter to develop feature that lets you hide replies to your tweets

The latest feature will bring a drastic change in how users control their conversations on the platform.

03 Mar 2019 10:20 AM

No more Moments with FB

There was a time when candid moments were captured by a camera lens and the photographs were pasted in an album.

28 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

Facebook announces new update for Messenger Lite Android

Lite is a slimmed down version of Messenger.

06 Dec 2018 12:25 PM

Facebook expands partnership with BOOM Live to spot fake news

BOOM was mandated to review English language news stories flagged on Facebook, check facts, and rate their accuracy.

02 Aug 2018 4:53 PM

Snapchat's Clear Chats feature allows you to unsend messages

Snapchat has introduced a new feature allowing a user to unsend a Snapchat message.

13 Jun 2018 8:52 AM


Two new Web viruses that steal money, data

CERT-In issues warning, says ‘primary source of malware is Twitter’.

01 Jun 2018 4:56 AM

Facebook received over 22,000 data requests from Indian govt

The highest number of content pieces restricted in India by Facebook was in January-June 2015 when 15,155 total restrictions were made.

17 May 2018 8:22 PM

Facebook use can make older adults feel less lonely: Study

Posting and commenting on social networking sites, such as Facebook, may help older adults feel more empowered and less isolated.

02 May 2018 5:12 PM

Officers barred from using phones to avoid paper leak

It added that the non-compliance of the instructions will be viewed seriously.

29 Apr 2018 4:04 AM

Shakti: A return to the source

Jonathan loves India more than what Indians do, he first came to India when he was 16 and his love affair with Indian culture started then.

16 Jan 2018 1:18 AM


Smaller social network increases risk of diabetes

Loneliness has long been linked to variety of physical and mental health problems, particularly among chronically ill and elderly people.

11 Jan 2018 8:47 AM

Facebook to show you faster loading webpages

FB will analyse the estimated load time of a webpage from any link in News Feed on the mobile.

03 Aug 2017 11:13 AM

Social bee: Valley’s ‘Internet kid’ overcomes social media ban

Zeyan Jeelani, a 16-year-old tech-savvy kid, has created a social networking site, Kashbook, for Kashmiris to connect in the Valley.

21 May 2017 2:29 AM

Wrap-up: Schoolgirls join protest, Centre mulls fairer force

A proxy ban on the social networking during law and order situations in the past failed to push the Valley’s youth inside their homes.

30 Apr 2017 5:45 AM

Bombay HC raps cops for 'casual' probe in sex and drug racket

The parents claimed they approached the police repeatedly since December 2016 to seek action against the cult group but in vain.

20 Apr 2017 1:14 PM