Telsa's Twitter account, website temporarily taken over by hackers

Telsa's Twitter account and website were temporarily hacked as the hacker s posted a phone number on the Twitter handle saying that those who called could get a free car.

 Twitter to translate user policies in Hindi, Urdu
Twitter to translate user policies in Hindi, Urdu

Twitter is working on making its user policies available in Indian languages like Hindi and Urdu to increase 'informed' usage of the microblogging site across non-English speaking population in the country.

Social media contest to pick 100 women making a difference in society

The Ministry of Women and Child Development will soon launch a nationwide competition to select 100 dedicated working women contributing to create a difference in the society, and felicitate them.

No proposal to keep tabs on social media: Govt
No proposal to keep tabs on social media: Govt

 The government today said there is no proposal to monitor social media on the Internet and it has not deputed any team to track the new-age platform.

New app deletes your social media mistakes

Have your social media observations and statements ever come to haunt you during a job interview? That happens with many people, but there is a remedy for it now.

Misuse of social media with photos of children comes to light

Police are probing a case of misuse of social media after a complaint was registered with them against a Facebook page which had photographs of children with "vulgar and sexually explicit" comments on it, a Cyber Cell official said today.

Papa Kapoor requests fans of Ranbir to not get fooled!
Papa Kapoor requests fans of Ranbir to not get fooled!

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is an active Twitter user, took to the micro-blogging site, to state that his son – Ranbir Kapoor – is not on social media.

Semi-professional footballer sacked by club for having sex in dugout with female supporter
Semi-professional footballer sacked by club for having sex in dugout with female supporter

A semi-professional footballer was caught having sex in the dugout with a female supporter has been reportedly dismissed by the club.

Most women will post sixth selfie on Facebook: Survey
Most women will post sixth selfie on Facebook: Survey

If you are yet to figure out which selfie your girlfriend is finally going to like, read on. According to a survey, most young women will hit the delete button five times before selecting a selfie, which is good enough to post online.

YouTube and Instagram can bolster learning

Can social media help students who are not doing well in their studies? Yes, says a new research.

Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late on Sunday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.

Now, Yahoo Mail's 'contact cards' get support for Twitter, LinkedIn

Yahoo Mail's smart "contact cards" now include support for Twitter and LinkedIn information and will allow users to see a contact's most recent tweets in addition to company, title, phone number and more, when they hover over a person's name in a message.

I&B looks to sentiment analysis to judge mood on social media

To gauge the mood of people on social media, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has begun relying on "sentiment analysis" of people's responses on such websites to judge their perceptions on various issues.

Chelsea receive most abuse because they are being `boring`: Jose Mourinho
Chelsea receive most abuse because they are being `boring`: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea football team manager Jose Mourinho has said that his squad received the most abuse on social media because they are boring, having topped the Premier League since day one.

Denver teacher's third grade assignment goes viral online

A Colorado teacher who posted notes from her third grade class online and started a social media whirlwind under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew said on Friday the assignment had been a revelation for her.

Use social media judiciously: Nandita Das
Use social media judiciously: Nandita Das

Actress, director and social activist Nandita Das says social media is a great emerging platform that must be used judiciously instead of indulging in advocacy.

Google's patent to put an end to TV, film spoilers online
Google's patent to put an end to TV, film spoilers online

Search giant Google has been granted a patent for a system that would spot and hide spoilers about TV shows, books and movies from a user's social media feeds until they are up to date.

Saavn makes music social
Saavn makes music social

 Saavn, one of India's popular streaming services, on Friday launched a set of in-app social features aimed at music streaming a shared experience to their Android, iOS and online portals.

Facebook's clout not waning among teenagers: Survey
Facebook's clout not waning among teenagers: Survey

Despite threats from mobile messaging services, the social networking site Facebook is not going into history books, at least for now.

Facebook says it tracked users who didn't even use its platform because of 'bug'
Facebook says it tracked users who didn't even use its platform because of 'bug'

While responding to allegations made by Belgian Privacy Commission in a report, Facebook has revealed that it tracked "a few" users who did not even use the social media platform because of a "bug."