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Social Media Fanning Fires Between Hindu And Muslim Communities

Close to half the respondents surveyed, 48.2 per cent to be precise felt that social media had increased the gulf between the communities to a large extent.

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Mexican Rapper With 'Gold Chained' Hair Goes Viral

Have you ever imagined replacing your hair with gold? Gold hair ? Its beyond belief, Right! Well, then meet this brave rapper from Mexico who shocked everyone by implanting gold on his head. Yes, you heard that right! Recently, rapper Dan Sur shocked all of his fans underwent a bizarre hair transformation procedure.

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Baahubali Star Prabhas Heavily Trolled For His ‘Bizarre Look’

In an unexpected turn of events, Baahubali star Prabhas was trolled on social media, recently. The Tollywood superstar was recently snapped in Mumbai and some of his pictures have emerged online in which Prabhas can be seen without makeup.

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New IT Rules For Social Media: India Strongly Rejects Criticism By UN Special Rapporteurs
New IT Rules For Social Media: India Strongly Rejects Criticism By UN Special Rapporteurs

The enactment of these rules had become necessary following widespread concerns about increasing instances of abuse of social media and digital platforms.

WhatsApp CEO 'Worried' About Indian Govt Promoting Koo

New Delhi: WhatsApp head Will Cathcart may not have anything to do with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey but when it comes to India, he is worried — not only about the Union government’s aim to break encryption but also the move to promote the homegrown micro-blogging platform Koo. Speaking to ‘Big Technology Podcast’ host Alex […]

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Odisha: Youth Arrested For Posting Obscene Video Of Ex-Girl Friend On Social Media

Banki: A youth has been arrested by police at Banki area in Cuttack district for allegedly posting an obscene video of his former girl friend on social media. According to reports, the girl lodged a police complaint after the dirty video went viral on social media. Based on her complaint, police registered a case and […]

Man Arrested Over Exhibiting Wife As Call Girl On Social Media

Berhampur: The Berhampur Cyber police on Friday arrested a man named Bhagabat Prasad Mishra here on charges of creating fake social media accounts in the name of his wife while exhibiting her as a call girl and circulating her objectionable photos and videos. As per reports, Bhagabat hails from Kesinga block in Kalahandi district and […]

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WhatsApp OTP Scam: Follow These Steps To Keep Hackers At Bay

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Needless to say how with the changing times, millions of users rely on the internet for transmission of text, image and video messages. And with WhatsApp emerging as one of the most popular mobile messaging apps worldwide and more users getting connected to family and friends through the platform each day, the […]

Youth Thrashed For ‘Harassing’ Married Woman On Facebook

Bhadrak: Harassing a married woman and making advances at her on Facebook proved costly for a Balasore youth as he was reportedly beaten black and blue by her relatives in Bhadrak. Fed up with repeated harassment, the woman along with her relatives lured the youth into a trap and called him to meet her at […]

After Online Liquor Cyber Fraudsters Target People Through SM Advertisements

Bhubaneswar: The enticing advertisements announcing lucrative discount offers and shopping freebies over the social media may not always be real. It could be a trap set by cyber fraudsters to swindle the gullible shoppers. Recently, a Bhubaneswar resident learnt it the hard way. Trinath Moharana, a resident of Bhubaneswar almost ended up losing around Rs […]

Actresses Share How They Deal With Toxic Social Media

New Delhi: Celebrities falling prey to trolling on social media is commonplace. In Bollywood, personalities from the towering Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan to Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Sonakshi Sinha, Swara Bhasker, Taapsee Pannu and Anushka Sharma have been among many others to face toxic reactions on internet. Some choose to give befitting reply while […]

Odisha Doctor Arrested For Cheating Woman

Berhampur: A doctor in Odisha landed in soup after a woman with whom he had developed a relationship on social media levelled cheating and sexual assault charges against him. The woman from Chhatrapur area in Ganjam district alleged that the doctor identified as Tapan Kumar Satpathy maintained physical relationship & exploited her by making fake […]

Delhi HC Upholds Ban On Army Personnel Using Social Media

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday turned down a petition which sought court’s direction to the Director-General of Military Intelligence (DGMI) to withdraw its policy which had ordered the Indian Army officers to delete their accounts from social networking platforms like Facebook and Instagram. A division bench of the High Court presided by […]

Odisha Government Orders Curbs On Social Media Use By Employees

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday clamped restrictions on public servants from expressing their views in the form of writing articles or releasing statements in print, electronic and social media. Principal Secretary, Sanjeev Chopra, in a letter to additional chief secretaries, commissioner-cum-secretaries and special secretaries, has ordered enforcement of Government Servants’ Code of Conduct with reference […]

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Pooja Hegde And Samantha Akkineni Fight: ‘Stupid’ Statement Of Naga Chaitanya’s Wife Now Takes This Further

It is a known fact that very rarely do actresses become good friends of each other. Of course, they do come together at social functions, work with each other, and even praise each other in front of the media but more often there is an underlying cold war going between them. The tiff between the […]

Editing selfies influences girls' thoughts about natural looks

Sydney: Spending too much time editing your selfies? Stop it now. Researchers have urged that girls and young women shouldn’t spend a lot of time editing selfies for social media because it negatively influences their thoughts about their natural looks. In a study published in the journal Body Image, researchers at Flinders University in Australia, […]

I will give away my social media accounts to women whose life & work inspire us: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he will be handing over his social media accounts to women who inspire and urged people to share stories of such women with him. “This Women’s Day, I will give away my social media accounts to women whose life & work inspire us. This will […]

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Most Popular Leader On FB, PM Modi Mulls Social Media Exit

New Delhi: World’s most followed leader on Facebook and the third most followed leader on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left everyone surprised as he announced that he was thinking to “give up social media accounts”. “This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will […]

FB, Twitter, Google threaten to suspend services in Pakistan

Islamabad: A coalition comprising digital media giants Facebook, Google and Twitter (among others) have spoken out against the new regulations approved by the Pakistani government for social media, threatening to suspend services in the country if the rules were not revised, it was reported. In a letter to Prime Minster Imran Khan earlier this month, […]

Social Media Makes Break-Ups Worse

New York: Estrangement has become harder in the digital age and social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, can make break-ups much worse, say researchers. People who use features like unfriending, unfollowing or blocking still face troubling encounters with ex-partners online. For the study, published in the journal ‘Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer […]

TikTok Users Going 'Blind' With New 'Eye Colour' Phone Flash Trend

New Delhi: A TikTok challenge that has been doing the rounds on social media has been discovered to have some potentially dangerous consequences for the eyes. The challenge involves the use of the phone’s rear camera to shoot a video by keeping the flash on, pointing it at one’s eyes. In the viral video, the […]

Odisha Man Held After Posting 'Intimate' Photos Of Ex-Girlfriend On Social Media

Jajpur: The Odisha police arrested a 25-year-old man of Jajpur district on Wednesday for allegedly uploading ‘intimate’ photographs of his ex-girlfriend on a social networking site. The accused reportedly confessed to his crime saying he did it in a fit of rage following an altercation in which her girlfriend said she was snapping the relationship, […]

Social Media Rules May Make User ID Verification Mandatory

New Delhi: Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check “fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have an impact on the individual and society as a whole”. This may form part of the social media guidelines […]

Social Media Erupts Over Satya Nadella's CAA Statement

New Delhi: As Microsoft Corporation CEO Satya Nadella’s statement voicing concern over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act went viral, netizens took to social media platforms to ask whether people will boycott Microsoft and Windows next. “As retaliation to @satyanadella’s statement on CAA, millions of Indians #BoycottWindows, there have been reports of people removing all windows […]

Blockchain, Affiliate Marketing New In-Demand Skills In 2020

New Delhi: Blockchain and affiliate marketing are the two new skills companies will seek the most in 2020, a LinkedIn report on ‘Top 10 most in-demand hard skills’ revealed on Friday. With the decline of traditional advertising and the rise of social media, affiliate marketing is rapidly rising as a must-have hard skill. “Affiliate marketing […]