Monu Kumar

UP man, who blackmailed Pala woman with her nude pictures, arrested

Pala: Police nabbed an Uttar Pradesh native man who blackmailed a Pala native woman ..

Social media has become a platform to say anything, says Kerala HC
Employees asked to promote Bevco's social media pages
Centre seeks details of Facebook's algorithms, processes amid hate speech allegations: Sources
K Surendran

Police book case against man who insulted K Surendran's daughter through social media

Kozhikode: The police have booked a case in connection with the incident in which BJP state president K Surendran’s daughter ..


Twitter acts on inactive accounts, new verification soon

New Delhi: Micro-blogging platform Twitter has started removing blue verification badges from inactive and incomplete accounts and ..

social media

Common sense first, mobile phone later….

Unlike most social etiquette that we learn from a very young age, we do not subscribe to a social media etiquette for lack of a prescribed ..

Rehana Fathima

Court bans Rehana Fathima from expressing opinion through visual, electronic media

Kochi: The high court has temporarily banned activist Rehana Fathima from expressing her opinion through visual and electronic media ..

sai swetha

Sai Swetha teacher insulted on social media for declining movie offer

Kozhikode: Sai Swetha, the teacher who rose to fame after her online class through Victers channel, has shared an experience on social ..

ഷെയര്‍ചാറ്റില്‍ 'സുല്‍ത്താന്‍'; 19-കാരിയെ ബൈക്കില്‍ കടത്തിക്കൊണ്ട് പോയി പീഡിപ്പിച്ചത് അഞ്ച് ദിവസം

‘Sultan’ on ShareChat arrested for abducting, raping 19-year-old social media friend

Mallappally (Pathanamthitta): Police arrested a youth for abducting a 19-year-old girl he met on social media, taking her to Kunnamkulam ..

Social Media

Woman puts up FB post about daughter's mobile use; Cyber Cell warns of danger

Thrissur: The Cyber Cell warned a mother who posted a note on Facebook sharing her concerns whether her daughter would misuse mobile ..


Twitter backs allyship in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter

San Francisco: Urging people to be especially mindful of Black and Brown communities who regularly face threats to their wellbeing, ..

സാമൂഹികമാധ്യമങ്ങളിൽ തരംഗമായി മൊട്ട ചലഞ്ച്

‘Motta Challenge’ goes viral on social media

Ramanattukkara: Social media is the major entertainment platform for the youth amid the lockdown. To overcome boredom, the youth have ..

Lockdown challenges

Cooking, writing, farming, dressing... 'Lockdown challenges' trend on social media

Alappuzha: The lockdown period is witnessing a rush of different types of challenges on online platforms. People who are trapped indoors ..

social media

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 ..

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 Tuesday and asked the Centre to apprise it ..


Twitter to remove spam, abuse from your Direct Message inbox

San Francisco: Micro-blogging platform Twitter is testing a new feature to filter spam and abusive messages from your Direct Message ..


Microsoft contractors listening to your Skype, Cortana chats

San Francisco: Microsoft has admitted that third-party contractors listen to your voice conversations on Skype and virtual assistant ..


Facebook makes photo, video matching tech available for all

San Francisco: Facebook has open-sourced its photo and video matching technologies for people to identify harmful content such as child ..

social media

Fake news spreads unabated on social media after polls

New Delhi: Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media platforms after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that ..

social media

Social media fraud increased 43% in 2018: Report

San Francisco: In a sign that platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are emerging as new public square for criminal deception, a study ..

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 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 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 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, ..


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 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 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 ..


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 ..


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 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, ..


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 ..


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 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 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 ..


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 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 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 ..


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 ..


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 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 ..


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 ..