Social media

Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

A group of researchers at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has found out that quitting Facebook makes the user de-stressed.

Apr 09, 2018, 14:04 PM IST
Anne Hathaway slams body shamers on social media

Anne Hathaway slams body shamers on social media

Actress Anne Hathaway slammed body shamers on her social media account, prepping them up for the weight she will soon gain for a movie role.

Apr 06, 2018, 13:45 PM IST
Condom challenge: All you need to know about this dangerous bet

Condom challenge: All you need to know about this dangerous bet

Condom challenge is a latest social media fad where a condom is snorted and it's quite popular among youngsters nowadays. 

Apr 04, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
How CBSE board exam papers got leaked on WhatsApp, circulated on social media

How CBSE board exam papers got leaked on WhatsApp, circulated on social media

The Crime Branch is currently following the trail of events to understand how was the paper leaked

Mar 30, 2018, 06:45 AM IST
Bizarre! Monkey with human-like face baffles social media

Bizarre! Monkey with human-like face baffles social media

An 18-year-old black-capped capuchin monkey from Tianjin zoo in China has become an internet sensation.

Mar 26, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
Parents, beware! Social media may harm your teenage daughter's health

Parents, beware! Social media may harm your teenage daughter's health

A new study has found that social media use may have different effects on well-being in adolescent boys and girls.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
Facebook can make autistic adults happy, says study

Facebook can make autistic adults happy, says study

The finding could not be generalised to overall use of social media, however, because the same was not true of those who used Twitter, researchers said.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Rajasthan shocker: 40-year-old woman gang-raped by six men, video uploaded on social media

Rajasthan shocker: 40-year-old woman gang-raped by six men, video uploaded on social media

The victim, who is a labourer at a roadside dhaba in Kota, was gang-raped by six men nearly a month ago.

Mar 10, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Why has the world become so hateful, asks Shibani Dandekar

Why has the world become so hateful, asks Shibani Dandekar

Actress-host Shibani Dandekar is concerned about the hate being spread across the world through social media and public platforms, which she says people can use to make the world a better place to live.

Mar 09, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Viral video of a youth beaten for meeting a girl

Viral video of a youth beaten for meeting a girl. He was attacked by mob who removed his clothes and shot a video. Watch video for more.

Mar 05, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
WATCH:  Pakistani anchors fight on camera, video goes viral

WATCH: Pakistani anchors fight on camera, video goes viral

It seems that the anchors are in the middle of a break.

Feb 26, 2018, 20:19 PM IST
Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug, will be fixed, says Facebook

Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug, will be fixed, says Facebook

The social media giant also plans to disable a feature that automatically posts SMS replies as status updates.

Feb 17, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
Priya Prakash Varrier is a Shah Rukh Khan fan; working with Ranveer Singh is on her wishlist

Priya Prakash Varrier is a Shah Rukh Khan fan; working with Ranveer Singh is on her wishlist

Priya's song 'Manikya Malaraya Poovi' got her immense fame.

Feb 14, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Twitter reports first-ever profit in its history

Twitter reports first-ever profit in its history

The San Francisco-based firm said it earned $91 million in the fourth quarter, the first positive net income since going public in 2013.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
Taapsee Pannu feels it is so easy to mock someone nowadays

Taapsee Pannu feels it is so easy to mock someone nowadays

Taapsee Pannu, who has been trolled for flaunting a bikini and wearing short dress on social media, will be addressing the issue through TV show Troll Police.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
WATCH: Drunken man tries to stop bus in Andhra's Kurnool

WATCH: Drunken man tries to stop bus in Andhra's Kurnool

A video of a drunken man who was trying to obstruct a bus in Andhra Pradesh on the New Year's Eve, has gone viral.

Jan 02, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
Social media access restricted on Iran mobiles: Report

Social media access restricted on Iran mobiles: Report

 Access to the popular photo sharing and messaging apps Instagram and Telegram was restricted on mobile phones, Iranian media reported on Sunday, after three days of protests in many cities.

Dec 31, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
In interview to Prince Harry, Barack Obama warns of social media dangers

In interview to Prince Harry, Barack Obama warns of social media dangers

"One of the dangers of the internet is that people can have entirely different realities," Barack Obama told the prince, who was guest editing BBC Radio 4`s Today programme. 

Dec 27, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Social media can create havoc in mature democracies, warns Barack Obama

Social media can create havoc in mature democracies, warns Barack Obama

Obama stressed upon the need to regulate the Internet to save democracies.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Floods in southern Thailand kill five

Floods in southern Thailand kill five

Heavy floods swept into southern Thailand this week killing five people, authorities said on Thursday as photos of waterlogged and damaged roads spread on social media.

Nov 30, 2017, 16:12 PM IST