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Ban on social media use by defence personnel remains, Delhi High Court dismisses plea against it

The court said that if the government had assessed that social media enables espionage by enemy countries, it would not overturn the ban.

05 Aug 2020 7:42 PM

Debunking rumours of profiteering off the pandemic, Bill Gates wants to get the truth out

Fabricated news articles crafted by conspiracy theorists targeting Gates have gained traction online with hundreds of thousands of believers

24 Jul 2020 5:22 PM

Disney cuts big chunk of ads on Facebook, Instagram

Disney, Facebook's biggest advertiser this year, joins hundreds of firms that paused spending on the social media platforms.

20 Jul 2020 1:56 PM

Can Instagram Reels be as big as TikTok was in India?

The Facebook product looms large in a space that Indian apps Chingari, Roposo, and Go Social are trying establish a foothold in.

08 Jul 2020 7:04 PM

TikTok influencers unfazed by ban, confident of gaining fame and money on other platforms too

They will bear the brunt of losing income for the sake of the nation, they say

01 Jul 2020 11:52 PM

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Some professionals have more Instagram followers than movie stars, here's five of them

These 'influencers', who offer more than just pretty pictures, are the rage on the social media platform

27 Jun 2020 7:07 PM

Bois locker room: HC seeks response from Google, Facebook, Twitter on plea to remove content

The Bois Locker Room Instagram chat group of 17-18 year-old boys from affluent Delhi families was exposed discussing raping their classmates

19 May 2020 3:36 PM

YouTube, WhatsApp abound with conspiracy theories accusing Bill Gates of starting the virus outbreak

In recent months, 5G networks and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros have also been blamed for creating COVID-19

18 May 2020 10:09 PM

Giphy, bought by Facebook, to be integrated into Instagram

The social-media giant has reportedly offered to keep more than 100 Giphy employees

15 May 2020 11:06 PM

Can't remain an Average Joe online, Biden's gotta go 'social' to beat Trump in the election

Strategists worry that Biden is dangerously behind Trump on key metrics across platforms including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

12 May 2020 3:23 PM

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No crowded shows, Milan Fashion Week will be live on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Weibo

Thousands of Chinese buyers and media are prevented from travelling to the shows, forcing the fashion chamber to offer digital alternatives.

07 May 2020 5:14 PM

Facebook's ‘Supreme Court’ of Nobel winner, former Guardian editor, former PM, others to rule on content

The oversight board is to make binding decisions on hate speech and misinformation, following free speech norms and preventing censorship.

07 May 2020 4:19 PM

Users added aplenty but Google, Facebook, and Twitter lose ad revenues amid covid lockdowns

As travel and shopping shut down, advertising on the three platforms plummeted, but now as lockdown curbs begin to ease, things may look up

01 May 2020 8:01 PM

Soon you can tell from Facebook posts if someone is masquerading as an Indian while being in Pakistan

Geographical location of posts will be displayed to curb misinformation spread by dubious groups or individuals pretending to be legitimate

23 Apr 2020 3:47 PM

Surrey Memes and their success story

Having followers and engaged fans are two different things

17 Mar 2020 9:57 PM

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Russia-linked Facebook accounts targeting US audience removed

Facebook removed 49 accounts, 69 pages and 85 Instagram accounts with a total of nearly 300,000 followers

13 Mar 2020 5:54 PM

Facebook could soon introduce option to cross post Stories to Instagram

Facebook is testing the feature as younger users are more engaged with Stories than its News Feed

10 Mar 2020 5:52 PM

Instagram's ‘Unlabel India’ campaign to enable youth to express themselves safely

In partnership with Yuvaa, the campaign will run through 2020 and reach half a million people.

11 Feb 2020 7:36 AM

Instagram makes it easier to manage people you follow

You can sort this list based on your interaction such as liking their posts or reacting to stories by these accounts.

08 Feb 2020 8:14 AM

Instagram now lets you reply to Stories with GIFs

Users can reply to their friends' Stories using GIFs by GIPHY.

07 Feb 2020 8:07 AM

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