Three-fold rise in Fadnavis' Twitter followers after becoming CM

The number of followers of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Twitter has increased three-fold within a month of him assuming the charge.

Lesser known facts about Instagram!
Lesser known facts about Instagram!

One of the most used photo-sharing site 'Instagram' stands next only to Facebook and Twitter in terms of popularity.

Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour
Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour

As researchers are mining Facebook and Twitter data to learn about online and offline human behaviour, a new study warns them to be wary of serious pitfalls that arise when working with huge social media data sets.

Teenagers not hooked to Facebook anymore
Teenagers not hooked to Facebook anymore

A study involving 170,000 internet users across 32 countries has found that more and more teenagers are spending more time on instant messaging apps than on Facebook.

Vadodara's Chandni puts herself on sale on Facebook due to poverty- Part II

In a shocking incident, a woman named Chandni Rajgaur from Vadodara has put herself on sale on Facebook due to extreme poverty.

Vadodara's Chandni puts herself on sale on Facebook due to poverty

In a shocking incident, a woman named Chandni Rajgaur from Vadodara has put herself on sale on Facebook due to extreme poverty.

Social Media overload adversely affecting people lives
Social Media overload adversely affecting people lives

A new study has claimed that domination of social media is to be blamed for reasons why people don't feel free to live their lives as they wish.

Exclusive: MPs hail Kerala's singing sensation Jayalakshmi

Over the past few days, a video of a young girl singing Lata Mangeshkar's hit number `Satyam Shivam Sundaram` had gone viral on social media.

Facebook launches new chatting application
Facebook launches new chatting application

Facebook launched Tuesday a new chatting application worldwide called "Rooms" which simulates traditional internet chatting rooms, enabling users to chat with strangers on specific topics.

Odisha youngsters launch Blanket Challenge for homeless

Youngsters in Odisha posted an idea on social networking site Facebook about 15 days ago. Now, many of them are joining the cause to keep the homeless locals in Bhubaneswar warm during the winter.

Facebook app to help groups collaborate on projects
Facebook app to help groups collaborate on projects

 Facebook has launched a new app aimed at helping teams collaborate on projects.

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web
China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today demanded a greater role for Beijing in shaping the global Internet, calling for "order" online as he failed to address his government's censorship of content it deems politically sensitive.

Barack Obama likely to introduce immigration reforms today

US President Barack Obama is expected to unveil his plans for immigration reform in an address to the nation on Thursday.

World's `hottest` criminal says sorry for crimes
World's `hottest` criminal says sorry for crimes

Stephanie Beaudoin, considered to be the world's hottest criminal, has plead guilty and apologised for her actions.

Two soldiers killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine

At least two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military command said on Wednesday.

Facebook top choice for popular magazines to earn 'likes'
Facebook top choice for popular magazines to earn 'likes'

 The social networking site Facebook is the first choice for popular magazine brands when it comes to attracting followers and garnering “likes”, a new report has stated.

Families that play Facebook games together, stay together
Families that play Facebook games together, stay together

 A new research has suggested that Facebook games may actually do some good by breaking down both communication and age barriers within the family.

Muzaffarnagar: Khap Panchayat bans jeans, mobiles for girls

In what can be termed as a Talibani diktat, a khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district has banned girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones.

Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: Source
Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: Source

Facebook Inc`s professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

Facebook developing a professional website "Facebook at Work"
Facebook developing a professional website "Facebook at Work"

Facebook Inc is secretly working on a new website called "Facebook at Work" that would allow users to keep their personal profile separate from their work profile, the Financial Times reported.