Will Modi give Obama's special message on social media?

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama are the two most popular politicians on the social media. Will Modi give Obama's special message on social media?

Shah Rukh becomes king 'Khan' of Twitter!
Shah Rukh becomes king 'Khan' of Twitter!

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's popularity has touched a new high, with the actor crossing 9 million followers on micro-blogging website Twitter.

Chinese student 'rents out' girlfriend to pay for iPhone 6, but 'conditions apply'
Chinese student 'rents out' girlfriend to pay for iPhone 6, but 'conditions apply'

Apple fanboys and fangirls in China are willing to go any length to lay their hands on the coveted new iPhone 6.

Deepika Padukone pens hard-hitting note on 'cleavage show' controversy
Deepika Padukone pens hard-hitting note on 'cleavage show' controversy

Deepika Padukone, who was miffed with an "outrageous" headline carried by a leading daily with a picture of hers showing ample cleavage, took to her Facebook page to express her thoughts about the controversial episode. 

FIR against impostors faking Raj Thackeray's identity online

An FIR was registered against unidentified people on Thursday, for allegedly creating fake social media accounts of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray as well as posting "objectionable pictures" of the MNS chief and his family members online, the police said.

Facebook users at more risk of social media scams: Study
Facebook users at more risk of social media scams: Study

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.

'Habitual Facebook users prone to phishing attacks'
'Habitual Facebook users prone to phishing attacks'

If you are perpetually online on Facebook and do respond to anonymous friends' requests without considering how they are connected with those sending the requests, beware of phishing attacks.

Facebook posts give clues to your personality
Facebook posts give clues to your personality

People can accurately detect the personality traits of strangers through Facebook activity, according to a new study.

Islamic State's Twitter silence raises questions

Islamic State`s Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group`s violent acts and worldview on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days.

Govt's decision to hire pvt agencies to manage their social media accounts questioned in HC

Ex-BJP ideologue K N Govindacharya on Thursday raised question in the Delhi High Court about the government's move to hire services of private social media management agencies to manage their accounts in social networking sites such as Facebook, saying it endangers creations of fake accounts and cyber crimes.

Want to shed extra kilos? Join social media

Social networking programmes designed to help people lose weight could play a role in the global fight against obesity, according to new research.

Army using social media to help J&K flood victims

The Army is using social media apps such as Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp to save the lives of people stranded in the flood-affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Social media connects India to needs of flood-hit Kashmir
Social media connects India to needs of flood-hit Kashmir

As floods -- worst in the last 60 years -- ravage Jammu and Kashmir, the social media is abuzz with heart-touching messages about the depredations wrought and immediate needs of those affected.

Shy people spend more time on Facebook but share less
Shy people spend more time on Facebook but share less

Shy and introvert people spend more time on Facebook but disclose little information with friends and acquaintances, says an interesting study.

Daughter of Robin Williams returns to social media after online harassment

The daughter of the late Robin Williams has returned to Twitter after she quit the social media website over online harassment she suffered following the suicide death of the Oscar winning actor.

Robin Williams' daughter returns to social-media post father's death
Robin Williams' daughter returns to social-media post father's death

Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda, has returned to social media after being bullied by people following her father's suicide in August.

New software focuses more on context than quantity of event-based tweets
New software focuses more on context than quantity of event-based tweets

Researchers have developed a new software that analyzes event-based tweets and measures the context of tweets rather than just the quantity.

Karnataka Health Minister directs DHO to file case against Ebola rumour

Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader has asked the District Health Officer of Dakshina Kannada to lodge a complaint with the cyber cell police in Bangalore against persons spreading rumours on social media claiming Ebola virus had entered the city.

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ trailer creates history!

Shah Rukh Khan and his ‘Happy New Year’ team couldn’t have asked for more! The trailer of HNY has indeed created history by reaching out to a number of viewers spread across the globe.