Know your friends' travel itinerary with new Facebook tool
Know your friends' travel itinerary with new Facebook tool

An Indian American student has created a Chrome extension that grabs location data from Facebook Messenger and rapidly plots your friends' locations on a map, The Next Web reported.

Hashtag named children's word of the year

Social media sensation hashtag has been named children's word of the year by Oxford University Press (OUP) here on Wednesday.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan slapped with Rs 1 crore notice​

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been slammed by a man named Dr Jagbir Rathee for allegedly sharing his poem on social media by someone else's name.

Trolls cast pall over US spelling bee

Racist trolling on social media is casting an ugly pall over, of all things, the world`s foremost spelling bee.

For seven years in a row, and for 11 of the past 15 years, the $30,000 Scripps National Spelling Bee championship has been won by American youngsters of Indian heritage.

After Rahul Gandhi, P Chidambaram joins Twitter

Senior Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram has joined the popular micro blogging site Twitter and says he is on board for sharing serious views.

Facebook still favourite with most global brands: Study
Facebook still favourite with most global brands: Study

 Majority of global brands still prefer Facebook over other platforms, reveals a new study.

Frenchman posts art, Facebook cries nudity
Frenchman posts art, Facebook cries nudity

Facebook has removed the profile of a French art lover after he posted on his page a painting that the social networking site termed 'nude'.

Now interact with law commission on Twitter, Facebook

The law commission which advises government on complex legal issues on Thursday forayed into the social media domain to help people interact with it directly on issues concerning framing of laws.

Agra woman clarifies the issue of smashing SP gunner's car

A 23-year-old Agra girl has become a rage on social media after a video of her taking on an eve-teaser went viral on the Internet.

PM Narendra Modi has successfully used social media: Study

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the most popular politician on Twitter after US President Barack Obama, has successfully used social media to shape his public image as a tech savvy leader, according to new study.

Twitter harassment on the rise: Study
Twitter harassment on the rise: Study

Do you feel you are being harassed on Twitter? If yes, you are not alone, a study said.

Check out what's new on Facebook!
Check out what's new on Facebook!

The very popular online social networking site Facebook has added several new features this year.

Internet must be governed: BJP
Internet must be governed: BJP

 BJP today said internet must be governed as it is "extremely important" for governance but it should done in a way that does not compromise on the spirit of freedom of speech and expression.

Ryan Reynolds gets active on social media
Ryan Reynolds gets active on social media

Actor Ryan Reynolds has joined social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, six months after he launched his own Twitter account.

UP govt to have 'labs' for policing social media

Realising that social media with its massive reach and lightning speed has the potential "to affect law and order", especially in sensitive areas, Akhilesh Yadav government is setting up two "laboratories" to be manned by police to monitor content and prevent any trouble.

Cyber Bullying can lead to several psychological conditions among victims

Cyber-bullying can lead to emotional scarring amongst the victims, as examined by the doctors.

Chinese fugitive arrested after posting holiday selfies

Chinese police have captured a fugitive who revealed his whereabouts by posting holiday selfies on social media.

Facebook testing in-app search engine to stop users from leaving site
Facebook testing in-app search engine to stop users from leaving site

Facebook is reportedly testing an internal search engine for its mobile app.

Twitter can find you a better job
Twitter can find you a better job

Twitter can help more job-seekers than any other traditional platform if it incorporates a formal job board, say experts.

Thailand leads pack on child-mother engagement on Facebook
Thailand leads pack on child-mother engagement on Facebook

The US and India are the top two countries for Facebook in terms of users, but when it comes to interactions between children and their mothers on the social networking site, Thailand leads the tally.