Twitter to unveil refreshed timeline on March 3

Twitter to unveil refreshed timeline on March 3

The micro-blogging site Twitter is set to roll out a refreshed design to its timeline display on March 3. With this change, people can start embedding profiles, lists, collections and more with the new embedded timeline, VentureBeat reported.

NIA seeks assistance of social networking giants in tackling ISIS

NIA seeks assistance of social networking giants in tackling ISIS

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought the assistance of social networking giants like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, to identify the activities of the ISIS and its members promoting the ideology of the terror group.

Understanding people via `first-of-its-kind` Twitter study

Telling about people and their situations from only 140 characters may not seem easy, but a new first-of-its-kind study is using 20 million tweets to understand the real-world situations.

Check out: Facebook's new reaction emojis!

Check out: Facebook's new reaction emojis!

Recently, the CEO of the most popular social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg released a video showing the all new like button with a set of emojis along with the original “thumbs up” sign to help one express themselves better on a post.

UP Shiv Sena wing forms 'love trishul' to counter 'love jihad'

The state unit of Shiv Sena created a brigade - 'love trishul' - to counter 'love jihad' cases. Mumbai police is ordered to do screening on social media, to check the terms love trishul and love jihad on social networking sites.

Whoa! Twitter claims it's bigger than Facebook

Whoa! Twitter claims it's bigger than Facebook

 With the Facebook user base touching 1.49 billion - or roughly 20 percent of the world's population - can any social networking site claim to be bigger than this? Well, Twitter does.

Should Facebook, Twitter reconsider autoplay feature?

Should Facebook, Twitter reconsider autoplay feature?

British MPs have urged social networking sites Twitter and Facebook to reconsider autoplaying videos following an incident where a US reporter along with her cameraman were shot to death while doing a live broadcast, a media report said Friday.

This is how Facebook decides what's trending

This is how Facebook decides what's trending

Ever wondered how Facebook determines what you see in your news feed every time you log in? The social networking site has actually devised different algorithms for it.

Google bids adieu to its social network Google Plus

Google is bidding adieu to Google Plus, an awkwardly named social network that the American search engine had launched four years ago hoping it would become a serious rival to Facebook.

J&K Police probe circulation of Hizbul Mujahideen training video

A day after a video of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists surfaced in the Kashmir Valley, police have launched a probe to trace its origin and are planning to approach the court for seeking removal of the pages from social networking sites.

NSA to be invoked against those who spread religious hatred on social media: UP Govt

UP Govt has said that NSA will be invoked against those who spread religious hatred on social networking sites.

Social media users in India reach 143 million in April: IAMA

Social media users in India reach 143 million in April: IAMA

 Social media users in the country reached 143 million by April with rapid uptake seen in rural India where user base grew by 100 per cent in last one year to 25 million.

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on validity of Section 66A of IT Act

 The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites.

Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai

Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai

Popular microblogging service provider Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which will be its first office in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a report on Thursday.

 Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment

Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment

 Is your penchant for sharing photos on social networking sites preventing you from enjoying real life experiences? May be, suggests a new study.

DNA: ISIS supporters create own social network 'Khelafabook'

AAP rift widens; Kejriwal loyalists attack Yadav, Bhushans

Internet lacks regulatory mechanism, curbs needed: Centre to SC

The Centre Wednesday told the Supreme Court that absence of any regulatory mechanism in the cyber world demands higher level of restrictions to put checks and balances on social networking sites.

Netizens go into frenzy at AAP win

The landslide victory of AAP in Delhi on Tuesday sent netizens into a frenzy as they flooded social networking sites with messages congratulating Arvind Kejriwal and his party.

India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017

India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017

India will surpass the US to lead the global tally of the largest Facebook userbase on mobile by 2017, market research firm eMarketer said in a report.

Here's how people post life events on Facebook

Here's how people post life events on Facebook

With social networking sites becoming a part of our daily lives, people are sharing positive life events indirectly and negative life events directly on Facebook, says a study.