New software focuses more on context than quantity of event-based tweets
New software focuses more on context than quantity of event-based tweets

Researchers have developed a new software that analyzes event-based tweets and measures the context of tweets rather than just the quantity.

Karnataka Health Minister directs DHO to file case against Ebola rumour

Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader has asked the District Health Officer of Dakshina Kannada to lodge a complaint with the cyber cell police in Bangalore against persons spreading rumours on social media claiming Ebola virus had entered the city.

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ trailer creates history!

Shah Rukh Khan and his ‘Happy New Year’ team couldn’t have asked for more! The trailer of HNY has indeed created history by reaching out to a number of viewers spread across the globe.

Pak social media abuzz with pro and anti-govt debates

As the Pakistan government and protesters were locked in an intense standoff in the capital, pitched battles were also being fought on the social media with `IamNawaz` and `GoNawazGo` trending on Twitter.

NaMo maiden I-Day speech trending on social media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort received overwhelming response from the netizens.

Shah Rukh Khan launches `HNY` trailer, says it`s about biggest heist

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan launched the first trailer of his forthcoming home production ‘Happy New Year’ (HNY), on the eve of India`s Independence Day Thursday.

Social media impressed with PM Narendra Modi`s speech

Indians took to the social networking site Twitter in large numbers impressed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden speech on the country`s 68th Independence Day.

Nothing illegal about setting tricolour as your display pic

Social media is giving an all new colour to patriotism this Independence Day, with messages doing the rounds that say “make the Tricolour Flag your display picture this Independence week”.

Watch Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Happy New Year` trailer on Whatsapp

Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd is known for its digital and marketing innovations and this time as well they have come up with a unique concept for the mobile phone and tablet users for their Diwali release, ‘Happy New Year’.

I don`t pose nude because of social media: Kate Upton

Model Kate Upton says she refrains from posing nude because she feels her pictures will be received in wrong manner due to the attention they will get from social media.

Russia`s secret service to keep tabs on social media

The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia will keep tabs on social media users under a new law that allows the secret service agency to access users’ personal information, media reports said Saturday.

Study claims social media can harm mental health

A new study has suggested that social media like Twitter and Facebook can be harmful to one`s mental health.

Chavan asks Congress workers to make effective use of social media

Advocating the use of social media in the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, state CM Prithviraj Chavan appealed to party workers from Vidarbha region to gear up for the challenge.

Helen Mirren slams social media

Actress Helen Mirren has branded all social media "distasteful" and says she deleted her Facebook profile after just a day of signing up.

Social media changing rules of engagement: Expert

Riding on disruptive technology platforms, social media was changing the rules of engagement, making its stakeholders face more challenges than opportunities in the virtual world, an expert said here Friday.

Anushka Sharma`s Twitter followers cross 3 mn

Anushka Sharma is over the moon as her followers on micro-blogging site Twitter have increased to over three million.

China`s internet population growth reaches to 632 million

China`s internet population, the world`s largest, reached 632 million by the end of June.

Maharashtra CPI to harness power of social media

Inspired by the role of social media in the recent Lok Sabha polls, the Maharashtra unit of CPI has decided to launch a social media network linking party workers.

Social media played key role in Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh

Social media has played a significant role in recent Lok Sabha elections and it will continue to do so in future, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Social networks abuzz after hike in tobacco duty

Thursday took to the social media to either applaud the finance minister`s move to hike excise duty on cigarettes and tobacco products or to vent their ire against the proposal.

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