PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 02:50 PM IST
According to the amended IT rules, social media and streaming companies will be required to take down contentious content quicker.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:56 PM IST
The provision for the same has been there since 2009, the I&B ministry clarified.
By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:54 PM IST
- Patil told Hindustan Times, "The regulations curtail freedom of expression."
PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:17 PM IST
They will have to publish a monthly compliance report and details of the contents removed proactively.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:57 PM IST
So far, online news media has not been unregulated, with the information & broadcasting ministry brining it under its ambit last year, but not yet formalising rules for it.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:49 AM IST
Facebook already has banned several military-linked accounts since the coup, including army-controlled Myawaddy TV.
Posted by Prashasti Singh | PTI, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Speaking at the launch of his new book 'Because India Comes First', Madhav said democracy is stressed and facing new challenges with the rise of "non-political" and "non-state" forces.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 09:17 AM IST
According to the findings of a new study, 11-year-old boys who play video games are at a lower risk of developing depressive symptoms. The study also found that girls who spend a lot of time on social media might develop more depressive symptoms.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Leaders from all over the world and across the political spectrum have come together in her support while condemning the government for trying to kill dissent in a democracy.
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 01:18 PM IST
As the app is experiencing a massive load following push from BJP leaders, ministers, users reported glitches.
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 08:50 AM IST
Elliot Alderson claimed that the leaked data is not what the profile pages are showing. Meanwhile, a fake account of Koo on Twitter has been suspended.
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 11:32 AM IST
The app is facing more load than ever, Aprameya tweeted requesting patience from new users and also clarified that Koo's China connection will soon be a thing of past.
PTI, United Nations
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 04:42 PM IST
- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, addressing a press conference on Thursday following his informal briefing to the UN member states on ‘Priorities for 2021’, said he does not think “we can live in a world where too much power is given to a reduced number of companies".
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:13 PM IST
Social influence has a large impact on people's adherence to Covid-19 guidelines, suggest the findings of a new study.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:57 PM IST
The letter was released on the behalf of Economic and Cybercrime Department from Bihar Police Headquarters on January 21.
By Shruti Nair
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:42 PM IST
The cricketer wins this week because of the sheer ease with which he has taken to the Instagram feature even those half his age struggle with: Reels!
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 07:39 PM IST
The govt had made clear to executives at telecoms companies that the social media ban was in retaliation for Facebook blocking some pro-government accounts.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The petition, likely to come up for hearing in the coming days, claimed that due to the lack of government control and intervention Twitter acts as it deems fit.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:06 AM IST
When using social media to nudge people toward safe and healthy behaviour, it’s critical to make sure the words match the pictures, according to a new study.
By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram:
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:28 PM IST
The boy’s parents had ‘accidentally’ immolated themselves on December 22 in Neyyatinkara in Thiruvananthapuram after police came to their house to evict them following a court order.
By Ranveer Allahbadia | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 07:54 AM IST
Your Reels game on IG can solve can help get you followers
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Jeetujayson Raju works with Hollywood actor and celebrity Chase Tang to promote activewear and premium beverage brands.
By Madhusree Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 02:19 PM IST
The helpful, humorous videos about mental health can act as a gateway in times of stress, make the idea of counselling less intimidating, but must never be seen as a substitute for the real thing.
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 04:51 PM IST
He Is also the Co-founder of Sarrcasm Media which is handing an Instagram base of over 50 M people.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:15 PM IST
The minor girl lives with her father in Nepal while her mother works abroad. She was quite active on different social media platforms and was easily misguided by her contact in India, said a child welfare officer.
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 06:14 PM IST
AIMIM Uttar Pradesh selected Afzal Anis as their social media coordinator.
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Brisbane, Australia
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 10:43 AM IST
Covid-19 lockdowns created the perfect storm for increases in online sexual exploitation of children and from slums in the Philippines to Australia’s suburbs, the cross-border crime has mushroomed as offenders take advantage of school closures and lockdowns to reach children - either in person or via social media, gaming sites and the dark web.
By Ranveer Allahbadia | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 07:02 AM IST
In the battle of traditional news media versus social media, and sharing nudes versus common sense, who wins?
By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times/Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:19 AM IST
Amid the Covid crisis, most candidates in fray for the 280 seats, are opting for door-to-door campaigning or are using social media platforms
By Ramesh Babu | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 02:09 PM IST
Issuing a brief statement, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government has no plan to go ahead with the ordinance. “In view of concern expressed from various quarters, we have decided not to go ahead with it,” Vijayan said.