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Facebook 'likes' may not affect people with purpose

Facebook 'likes' may not affect people with purpose

The Facebook users who reported getting more likes on average also reported greater self-esteem.

Twitter eases 140-character limit on tweets

Twitter eases 140-character limit on tweets

Twitter announced Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, implementing a policy announced in May to no longer factor certain add-ons including pictures into a message`s length.

Drama is overboard on social media: Prasoon Joshi

Drama is overboard on social media: Prasoon Joshi

 Lyricist, screenwriter and ad guru Prasoon Joshi feels social media is in its initial stage and the reflection of real life is missing from the platform because the drama on the platform is overboard.

Heavy Facebook users more likely to argue with parents

Heavy Facebook users more likely to argue with parents

Children who spend a lot of time on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are less happy with their appearance and they are more likely to quarrel with their parents, show results of a survey.

Only one in four Facebook users is a woman in India

Only one in four Facebook users is a woman in India

In India, women account for just 24 per cent of the country's Facebook users.

Social media posts may help recall personal experiences – Here’s how

Social media posts may help recall personal experiences – Here’s how

Events posted online were more likely than those not posted online to be remembered over time, regardless of the characteristics of the events, the study said.

Twitter on sale rumours surface again

Twitter on sale rumours surface again

Although Twitter has been working hard to regain its lost position in the social media space, reports suggest that its quiet summer may soon come to an end and it may soon be on the block.
 

Know how Facebook can keep worries away

Know how Facebook can keep worries away

What really makes people feel good is when those they know and care about write personalised posts or comments.

Snapchat set to enter augmented reality headset field

Snapchat set to enter augmented reality headset field

London: Remember Google Glass? Now, the popular photo sharing mobile service Snapchat is reportedly set to enter the augmented reality (AR) field.

 

'That's not my signature, don't fall for it' - PM Narendra Modi cautions social media users

'That's not my signature, don't fall for it' - PM Narendra Modi cautions social media users

Prime Minister Office on Wednesday asked people to be more careful on social media regarding PM Modi's signature.

SOCIAL MEDIA STORM! 'Use better photo of mine' - 18-year-old 'looks-conscious' WANTED woman tells media

SOCIAL MEDIA STORM! 'Use better photo of mine' - 18-year-old 'looks-conscious' WANTED woman tells media

She is just 18. She is wanted in connection with property-related offences. And, she is looks-conscious!

PM Modi pips Amitabh Bachchan, becomes most followed Indian on Twitter

PM Modi pips Amitabh Bachchan, becomes most followed Indian on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the most followed Indian on micro-blogging site Twitter with 22.1 million followers.

Harambe killing: Cincinnati zoo deletes official Twitter account

Harambe killing: Cincinnati zoo deletes official Twitter account

The entire world cried foul after the zoo staff killed the giant ape in a bid to save a 3-year-old boy, who had managed to crawl through the barrier and fallen into the gorilla's enclosure.

'Twitter is changing how people mourn'

'Twitter is changing how people mourn'

Social media is redefining how people grieve, with Twitter in particular widening the conversation around death and mourning which were earlier considered to be private matters, a new study has found.

Reasons why you need to go on a digital detox!

Nowadays, we have become so addicted to the digital world. We are so hooked to our smartphones and often find ourselves constantly using various social media apps to get in touch with our friends and family.

Jaitley for freehand to ministers, bureaucrats on social media

Jaitley for freehand to ministers, bureaucrats on social media

His comments at the event to mark second anniversary of myGov app came against the backdrop of DoPT issuing draft service rules proposing to allow bureaucrats to participate freely on social media websites.

Govt's Twitter Sewa to address telecom users' complaints

Govt's Twitter Sewa to address telecom users' complaints

Telecom and postal service users can now file complaints with the government directly on social media platform Twitter.

Facebook Incubator to change the way open source works

Facebook Incubator to change the way open source works

Social media giant Facebook has decided to give a structure to the open source software with its new Incubator hub, prompting the developers to think new ways about the software.

Chris Klein, wife welcome first child

Chris Klein, wife welcome first child

"American Pie" actor Chris Klein and wife Laina Thyfault have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy.

Facebook's Surround 360 blueprints available to everyone

Facebook's Surround 360 blueprints available to everyone

Social media giant Facebook`s Surround 360, its 17-camera array designed to capture video in 360 degrees is now open source -- meaning Facebook is making the blueprints available for free to everybody who wants to build a camera.