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'Small spurt': Koo co-founder on platform's growth amid Twitter spat

Aprameya Radhkrishna said that Koo was launched in March 2020 in Kannada from Mandya.
Published on Dec 07, 2021 01:55 PM IST

No checks on net shutdowns in India, govt must explore app blocking: House panel

The panel suggested possible ban on particular internet services, such as messengers like WhatsApp and social media websites like Facebook, instead of putting in place blanket internet bans (Image used only for representation)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 12:36 AM IST

Kangana says she’s ‘most powerful’ as plea seeks censorship of her future posts

Kangana Ranaut declared herself the ‘most powerful woman’ in India.
Updated on Dec 01, 2021 06:09 PM IST

Faridabad: Nigerian among four arrested for duping people online

The suspects were arrested from Delhi. (Sourced)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 01:54 AM IST

13-year-old Maha boy, addicted to mobile chat app, leaves home

Cyber cell of the Thane police were roped in, who traced the IP address of the mobile phone used by the boy
Published on Nov 05, 2021 08:15 PM IST

Using social media before age 11 may lead to problematic digital behaviour

Parental restrictions on phone use and checking social media ameliorated some of the negative effects: Study
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 08:32 AM IST

Here’s how to make your social media a happier place, avoid emotional toll

Here’s how to make your social media a happier place, avoid emotional toll
Updated on Oct 23, 2021 06:49 PM IST

Celebrity Instagram content affects mental health of young users: Study

Researchers found that major social media stars Instagram followers experience more negative feelings about their self-image.
Published on Oct 01, 2021 03:45 PM IST

Twitter users can now tip content creators with Bitcoin

A souvenir coin depicting a Bitcoin 
Published on Sep 24, 2021 10:01 AM IST

WhatsApp banned over 30 lakh Indian accounts in June-July. Here's why

The new IT rules which came into effect on May 26 require large digital platforms (with over 5 million users) to publish compliance reports every month
Published on Sep 01, 2021 10:56 AM IST

Twitter removes MS Dhoni's blue tick, then restores it later

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Kriti Sanon on tumultuous 2020: 'It was difficult to mute the noise'

Kriti Sanon's personal life had come in for intense scrutiny after the untimely death of Sushant Singh Rajput. The two worked together in Raabta.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 07:51 PM IST

Acted against 133 posts and 18,000 profiles: Twitter

Twitter suspended 18,385 accounts for child sexual exploitation and 4,179 for promotion of terrorism.
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 01:04 AM IST

Social Media Day 2021: Know history and significance

World Social Media day was first celebrated by Mashable on June 30, 2010.
Published on Jun 30, 2021 05:25 AM IST

AKTU students take to social media to express anger over incomplete results

AKTU students alleged the university had assured that incomplete results will be updated soon but it has been almost a week but there had been no progress.
Published on Jun 23, 2021 06:16 PM IST

Don't lecture us on democracy: India to social media firms

Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks to media, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 20, 2021 06:51 AM IST

UP police lodged 366 FIRs in one year over 'communal' posts on social media

The UP police also registered 623 cases were lodged over social media users misusing the platform for any other reason by their posts or comments
Published on Jun 17, 2021 08:52 AM IST

‘Twitter got several opportunities to comply with IT Rules’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (File Photo/HT)
Updated on Jun 16, 2021 01:05 PM IST

Zara under fire after head designer’s ‘racist’ message to Palestinian model

Zara faces calls for boycott after head designer’s ‘racist’ message to Palestinian model
Updated on Jun 15, 2021 02:47 PM IST

7 self-care activities to practise instead of scrolling social media

Many of us have started spending several hours on social media in this lockdown. While some contents are fun to watch, some might get a little overwhelming at times. You need to understand when your mental health is getting affected and when to take a break. Here are six productive things to do other than scrolling on social media.
Published on Jun 14, 2021 12:46 PM IST

Delhi HC issues notice to Twitter for 'non-compliance' with new IT rules

A war of words had ensued between Twitter and the Centre recently over the new IT rules
Published on May 31, 2021 03:17 PM IST

Plea filed against Twitter in Delhi High Court over non-compliance of new rules

Image courtesy: Reuters
Updated on May 28, 2021 03:00 PM IST

'Stop beating around the bush, comply with laws of the land': Govt tells Twitter

Twitter called for the government to respect freedom of expression.
Published on May 27, 2021 06:53 PM IST

Twitter 'concerned' for India employees, says dialogue with Govt will continue

Twitter, in its statement on Thursday, said it plans to advocate for changes to elements of these regulations that inhibit free, open public conversation.
Published on May 27, 2021 01:08 PM IST

WhatsApp users in India won't be affected, says Centre amid legal battle

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said WhatsApp is seeking to avoid responsibility.
Published on May 27, 2021 07:31 AM IST

Share compliance details: Govt to social media firms

The government asked the social media intermediaries to preferably share the details by the end of Wednesday.
Updated on May 27, 2021 02:01 AM IST
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