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Video showing MP cops beating boy goes viral, Kamal Nath orders probe

In the video, a man in plainclothes was seen beating up a half-naked boy along with other uniformed personnel.

28 Dec 2019 8:48 AM

‘Couldn’t see the sun’: PM blames clouds for missing solar eclipse

Fog blocked the view of the much-awaited annual solar eclipse in Delhi on Thursday morning.

26 Dec 2019 11:13 AM

Twitter, Facebook ban fake users; some had AI-created photos

Facebook said it removed hundreds of Facebook accounts, groups and pages linked to inauthentic behaviour from two separate groups.

24 Dec 2019 5:00 PM

Twitter blocks Saudi 'state-backed' manipulation effort

Social media platforms are trying to further toughen their tackling of fake news, manipulation,etc. with the 2020 US election coming up too.

22 Dec 2019 10:15 AM

Shashi Tharoor posts distorted map of India, gets trolled; deletes tweet

Tharoor, on Friday, had tweeted about his participation in a rally at Kozhikode on Saturday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and NRC.

21 Dec 2019 10:11 AM


This 8-yr-old is highest paid YouTuber, earns USD 26 million in year

His channel "Ryan's World," launched in 2015 by Ryan's parents, is only three years old but already has 22.9 million subscribers.

19 Dec 2019 10:45 AM

Twitter adds labels for 2020 US election candidates

The move is a step in trying to provide users with original sources of information & prevent spoofed & fake accounts from fooling voters.

15 Dec 2019 4:17 PM

After Trump mocks Greta Thunberg with ‘chill, go to movies’ barb, her Twitter bio says all

Thunberg's reply came minutes later, when she changed the bio of her Twitter account.

13 Dec 2019 1:21 PM

PM Modi's tweet on BJP's victory in Lok Sabha elections becomes 'Golden Tweet' of 2019

Among hashtags, #loksabhaelections2019 was the most tweeted about hashtags.

10 Dec 2019 6:20 PM

‘Price of giving one party brute majority’: Chidambaram on Citizenship bill

The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha with 311 members favouring it, 80 voting against it and zero abstentions, after a heated debate.

10 Dec 2019 11:32 AM


Social media failing to stop manipulation

Social media companies are experiencing significant challenges in countering the malicious use of their platforms.

09 Dec 2019 7:52 AM

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in ‘pedo guy’ tweet trial

It took less than an hour for an eight-person jury in Los Angeles federal court to reject Unsworth’s claim after a four-day trial.

09 Dec 2019 7:40 AM

PM Modi extends his wishes to Indian forces on Armed Forces Flag day

The Prime Minister stressed that just having a sense of respect will not suffice as everyone should also participate.

07 Dec 2019 8:38 AM

Hyderabad encounter: Hashtags trend, polarised posts flood social media

Many people took to the microblogging site to thank and celebrate the police officer for 'delivering justice' for a second time.

06 Dec 2019 6:06 PM

Twitter makes global changes to comply with privacy laws

Twitter is trying to comply with Californian CCPA law, which will require it to give more transparency, opt out options, etc. to users.

03 Dec 2019 1:22 PM


'I want time...': Pankaja Munde removes BJP from Twitter bio after cryptic Facebook post

Munde urged her supporters to come for a rally in Beed on December 12, also the birth anniversary of her late father Gopinath Munde.

02 Dec 2019 1:03 PM

New tool to make Internet memes convenient for visually impaired people

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have made a tool to automatically identify memes & apply prewritten templates, adding alt text.

02 Dec 2019 11:14 AM

Twitter starts testing Reddit-style 'conversation tree'

The conversation tree format is expected to roll out in 2020.

30 Nov 2019 12:11 PM

Twitter updates its plan to remove inactive accounts

The company said the process "impacts accounts in the EU only, for now."

29 Nov 2019 7:38 AM

Haven't logged into Twitter for six months? Your account risks deletion

Users are encouraged to actively log in and Tweet at least every 6 months.

28 Nov 2019 7:49 AM