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Twitter-like app Koo sparks interest among regional language users

The app is already gaining users among Kannadigas, and is available in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi with plans to add more languages.

16 Jul 2020 9:57 PM

Facebook and Twitter rejects populate conservative social network of uncensored racism and bigotry

Parler, founded in Nevada in 2018, bills itself as an alternative to “ideological suppression” at other social networks.

08 Jul 2020 4:57 PM

Pornhub isn’t buying Tumblr; porn ban still in place

Contrary to wide speculation, Pornhub is officially out of the race to acquire Tumblr.

13 Aug 2019 8:27 AM

Facebook turns 15: Mark Zuckerberg looks back at the journey of the social network

Facebook was launched as an internal networking portal by the Harvard dropout from his college dorm.

05 Feb 2019 12:46 PM

Can Pinterest succeed as the 'un'-social network?

Pinterest has long shunned being labelled a social network.

17 Oct 2018 10:55 AM


Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy

Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings.

19 May 2018 8:09 AM

Facebook's rise in profits, users show resilience after scandals

Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares rose on Wednesday after the social network reported a surprisingly strong 63 per cent rise in profit.

26 Apr 2018 2:39 PM

Facebook collects patient's health data: Report

The company was in talks with top hospitals, about a proposal to share data about the social networks of their most vulnerable patients.

07 Apr 2018 2:43 PM

Snapchat challenging Facebook among US youth: survey

Facebook has launched a Messenger Kids application for users under 12, with parental controls.

01 Mar 2018 2:46 PM

Former Tinder employees launch networking app Ripple

The iOS and Android app was backed by IAC’s Match Group, which owns Tinder, for an undisclosed sum.

09 Jan 2018 6:00 PM


Socialising may lower diabetes risk: study

The researchers also found that in men, living alone was associated with 94 per cent higher odds of type 2 diabetes.

19 Dec 2017 6:06 PM

Facebook to reject ads from pages touting 'fake news'

The move is the latest shot fired by Facebook in its war against 'fake news' used to deceive instead of enlighten.

29 Aug 2017 9:15 AM

Thailand plans cyber network scrutiny, law to toughen online monitoring

The Digital Economy Ministry aims to spend 128.56 million baht ($3.8 million) on software.

19 Jun 2017 9:06 PM

Facebook disrupts suspected spam operation

Facebook's security team spent six months fighting to neutralize what they saw as a coordinated campaign

15 Apr 2017 7:40 AM

Twitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accounts

Service will attempt to identify offenders on its own, even if no one has reported them first.

02 Mar 2017 11:16 AM


Iran: Female bodybuilder arrested for un-Islamic photos

Iranian women are allowed to take part in international sporting events, but must respect Islamic rules on clothing at all times.

18 Jan 2017 3:47 PM