Category: Social Media

CBI starts investigation against face book on data theft

The CBI has written to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research (GSR) in connection with its investigation into the alleged illegal data harvesting of Indians from the social networking platform. Sources in the central probe agency said the CBI has sought the details of data collection exercise adapted by them. After reference from the […]

New Feature; Twitter to show live stream on top of timeline

Micro-blogging platform Twitter will now show live streams and broadcasts right on top of your timeline. “We’re making it easier to find and watch live broadcasts. Now, when accounts you follow go live, the stream will appear right at the top of your timeline,” the company tweeted. The new feature will include breaking news, personalities […]

Social media welcomes Pinarayi Vijayan’s salary challenge to rebuild Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s appeal to all Malayalis across the world to donate a month’s salary to rebuild the state is finding more support in the social media. Governor P Sathasivam, Director General of Police Loknath Behera, Congress MLA and former minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, minister Mercy Kuttiamma, Excise Commissioner Rishiraj Singh and Kochi Metro […]

For Journalist to identify Political adverts; FB introduces new tool

With midterm elections in the US and general elections in several other countries knocking at the door, Facebook has rolled out a new tool that makes it easier for researchers and journalists to scrutinise Facebook ads related to politics or issues of national importance. “We’re making advertising more transparent to help prevent abuse on Facebook, […]

Google joins India’s Independence day celebrations with Doodle

Google is celebrating India’s 72nd Independence day with an extremely vibrant and folk artsy doodle which seems to be inspired from art that is generally notice across trucks in India. According to Google, today’s doodle, featuring some of India’s most iconic animals, Was inspired by Indian truck art, a long-standing tradition in this four million […]

Only 19 % of Indian population is accessing internet

New Delhi: According to the report titled “After Access: ICT access and use in India and the Global South”, a mere 19 per cent of Indian population is viable to access the provision of internet. 19 per cent of people ranging within the age group of 15-65 years are the only ones who are able […]