supreme court

SC asks Centre to apprise it of time-frame for making guidelines to curb social media misuse

New Delhi: Technology has taken a "dangerous turn", the Supreme Court observed ..

twitter
Twitter to remove spam, abuse from your Direct Message inbox
microsoft
Microsoft contractors listening to your Skype, Cortana chats
Facebook
Facebook makes photo, video matching tech available for all
kerala police

Kerala Police FB page crosses 1 mn Likes; Overtakes New York Police

Thiruvananthapuram: Official Facebook page of Kerala Police has earned over 1 million Likes and is scaling new heights. With this, ..

smart phone

Boys, no more selfies with girls, say police

Kottayam: Police have warned children and young people who are vulnerable to danger through the use of social media. The new guidelines ..

Google Hangouts

Google to retire Hangouts by 2020

San Francisco: Google will shut its popular Hangouts service for consumers by 2020, 9to5Google has reported, citing sources aware of ..

Instagram stories

Now, share Instagram Stories with close friends

New Delhi: Popular photo-sharing platform Instagram on Friday announced its users can now make a "close friends" list on ..

Facebook

Facebook to now track your time spent on its platform

San Francisco: Just days after photo-messaging app Instagram rolled out the feature to track users' time spent on the app, Facebook ..

Twitter

Twitter gives more freedom to report spam, fake accounts

San Francisco: Twitter has said that it is giving its users more freedom to report fake, suspicious accounts to intensify crackdown ..

Facebook

Facebook now allows users to add songs to photos, videos

San Francisco: Offering its over two billion monthly users new ways to express themselves, Facebook has introduced new music features, ..

Messenger

Facebook introduces simplified version of Messenger

San Francisco: In a move to declutter Messenger, Facebook has started rolling out a new version of the text and video chat app -- Messenger ..

Facebook

Facebook may soon bring 'Unsend' feature on Messenger

San Francisco: Facebook could soon be rolling out the "Unsend" feature for Messenger that would allow users to retract sent ..

Whatsapp

WhatsApp likely to put ads in 'Status' feature for Android

San Francisco: Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is reportedly planning to allow advertisements to be displayed in the "Status" ..

Social Media

Instagram reportedly testing tool to share user location with Facebook

San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Instagram is reportedly testing a feature that would allow the app to share users' location ..

Facebook

New Facebook features to protect users from bullying, harassment

San Francisco: Embroiled in a massive data breach and facing $1.63 billion in fine from the European Union (EU) privacy watchdog, Facebook ..

Facebook

2.2 bn Facebook users must log out, re-login across devices: Experts

New Delhi: After Facebook admitted that hackers broke into nearly 50 million users' accounts by stealing their "access tokens" ..

trump

Trump admin seeks to initiate steps against social media cos

Washington: The Trump administration is seeking to initiate steps against social media companies for allegedly stifling free exchange ..

facebook group

Facebook testing subscriptions for private groups

San Francisco: Facebook will soon let group administrators charge members for providing exclusive content on its platform. Parenting, ..

behra

DGP recommends social media etiquette for police officers

Thiruvananthapuram: State Police Chief Loknath Behera has suggested restrictions for the police officers who are active on the social ..

troll

2017 - The year of dangerous, bullying troll culture

As the year 2017 is about to bid farewell to us, let’s rewind the social media world to see what happened there within one year ..

Facebook

Facebook rolls out 'Snooze' to 'mute' friends

San Francisco: Facebook has rolled out "Snooze" feature in News Feed that will give its over two billion users option to ..

YouTube

YouTube to hire 10,000 people to root out bad content

London: YouTube will hire 10,000 people to monitor and control violent extremism on the popular video streaming platform, along with ..

Internet

Growing Pains: Changing face of youth in India

These days, we read frequently about bad things happened to good people due to the careless use, and abuse of the Internet, and the ..

facebook

Facebook rolls out 'Disaster Maps' in India

New Delhi: In a bid to help communities recover and rebuild faster in the aftermath of natural disasters in India, Facebook on Thursday ..

facebook

Facebook testing 4K video for regular videos

San Francisco: After launching a host of video-centric features over the last year, Facebook is now finally testing 4K quality of videos ..

Pathankot

Internet trends in 2016

New Delhi: Social media was abuzz with varied trends in 2016 from outbursts dripping with nationalism on the brazen Pathankot and Uri ..

Facebook

Teenagers find social media 'likes' as rewarding as chocolates

New York: The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are activated when teenagers see large numbers ..

Facebook

Facebook announces auto captioning, video updates for ads

New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook on Wednesday introduced new features for video ads on its website, including automated captioning ..

Facebook

Post your best photo on Facebook for that elusive job!

London: Do you have an impressive photo on your Facebook profile? If so, chances are that you will be hired soon! According to a new ..

Anupam kher

Anupam Kher marks 6m Twitter fans

Mumbai: Veteran Actor Anupam Kher is "happy" after scoring six million followers on micro-blogging website Twitter. The ..

manju

Offensive remarks against Manju Warrier: policeman suspended

Thiruvananthapuram: A police personnel, who made a derogatory remark against actress Manju Warrier in Facebook, has been placed under ..

fb post

Policeman’s FB post questions DGP’s circular

A policeman has come out questioning the circular issued by the DGP restricting the activities of police personnel on social media ..

Mobile

Parents fears about teenagers' heavy use of cell phones

Washington D.C: A new study has suggested that the parents' fears about their teenagers' heavy use of cell phones and social ..

Cloud services

Cloud services facilitate Tech based Businesses

In the era where digital revolution is taking place across the globe, cloud services is emerging as one of the potential sectors which ..

Twitter

Twitter rolls out polling feature

New Delhi: Social microblogging website Twitter on Friday launched a new feature called Polls, which will allow its users to take ..

Facebook soon to roll down dedicated place to watch videos

Facebook soon to roll down dedicated place to watch videos

New York: In a move to take on video sharing site YouTube, Facebook is testing a new feature that will allow people to go and exclusively ..