Tag: Social Media

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 […]