YouTube used as source of peer support by mentally ill

People with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder are turning to YouTube to seek peer support, a new study has found.

Mentally-ill seek peer support on YouTube

YouTube has become a common platform to seek and provide peer support for people suffering from mental disorders such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.

Facebook may become top video sharing site: Report
Facebook may become top video sharing site: Report

Videos on Facebook are fast catching up with YouTube in terms of number of shares and the social networking site may overtake YouTube in video sharing through its news feed soon, say researchers.

Video of bikini-clad woman taking selfie goes viral

A secretly taken video of a bikini-clad woman spending more than a minute to get a perfect selfie has gone viral on YouTube, securing as many as 1.6 million hits so far.

Funny or weird? World's first advertisement for sex!
Funny or weird? World's first advertisement for sex!

Does sex need advertisement? The creator of the 'world's first filmed commercial' certainly thinks so.

Hurtful 'fat jokes' prevalent on Twitter: Study
Hurtful 'fat jokes' prevalent on Twitter: Study

Cyberbullying and hurtful 'fat jokes' are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment, especially on Twitter, scientists say.

Calls grow to lift Youtube ban in Pakistan

As the ban on video-sharing website Youtube in Pakistan entered its third year, calls to lift the controversial ban have begun to grow even as the government appears reluctant to take any chances, fearing backlash from Islamist extremists.

Asian Games: YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks for Afghans
Asian Games: YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks for Afghans

Lessons from YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks and financial support of only $20 a month -- preparations have been far from perfect for Afghanistan`s badminton players at the Asian Games.

Are YouTube, Facebook, Twitter hiding female abuse data?
Are YouTube, Facebook, Twitter hiding female abuse data?

Are YouTube, Facebook and Twitter hiding responses related to female harassment? If we believe a new study, the social media firms are not faring well on publishing abuse-reporting data.

Vikram's 'I' trailer hit on YouTube
Vikram's 'I' trailer hit on YouTube

 

Chennai: The trailer of actor Vikram's upcoming Tamil magnum opus "I", which was unveiled Monday, has crossed over two million views in 24 hours on YouTube.

Trailer of 'The Hunger...' crosses four mn views
Trailer of 'The Hunger...' crosses four mn views

The trailer of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' has been viewed over four million times on the internet in less than 24 hours.

Google to make YouTube videos available offline soon in India
Google to make YouTube videos available offline soon in India

After Android One, India will have another first from Google as the tech giant plans to make YouTube available offline, allowing people to save on download charges for watching their favourite videos.

Lebanon arrests 'prankster' for threatening to behead children

Lebanese police have arrested a man who staged a sick prank by filming himself threatening to behead three Syrian refugee children left in his care, a security official said on Saturday.

Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ
Facebook draws some of YouTube's top content producers: WSJ

Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube`s biggest content producers to get them to distribute their videos on the social network, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Five million Gmail accounts leaked: Are you at risk?
Five million Gmail accounts leaked: Are you at risk?

Panic struck Google users around the globe after it was revealed that Russian hackers had targeted the Internet behemoth and posted usernames and passwords of almost five million accounts online.

REDEFINING INDUSTRY VISITS

The gulf between understanding and successfully applying what is taught in college is the largest in the education realm. Patricia Mascarenhas gives students an alternative to narrow this gap.

Fiji says its captive troops are shown in video

Fiji said Thursday that its 45 United Nations peacekeepers being held captive in Syria are shown in a video posted on YouTube.

Watch: Man jumps inside an active erupting volcano, takes incredible selfie
Watch: Man jumps inside an active erupting volcano, takes incredible selfie

Adventure can't get better than this! We are talking about George Kourounis, a Canadian adenturer who ventured to go where no one ever would imagine- inside the Ambrum Volcano. This extreme feat of his has gone viral after he uploaded a video of it to YouTube last month. 

Watch: 'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' spooks random people
Watch: 'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' spooks random people

Chica, 'the Spider Dog', has become the latest rage on YouTube as a hilarious video of the pooch chasing terrified people on the streets has gone viral.

More British users shun morning coffee for smartphones

Even before sipping their morning cup of tea or coffee, a third of smartphone users in Britain look at their device within five minutes of waking up, according to a survey by the professional services firm Deloitte.

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