New programme monitors mental health through 'selfie' videos

Researchers have developed a computer programme that can monitor mental health by analysing 'selfie' videos recorded by a webcam as a person uses social media.

UK boy expelled from school for insulting teacher on Facebook

A 14-year-old boy in the UK has been expelled from school after he posted insults about his head teacher's hair colour, looks and weight on Facebook.

Don't blame Facebook for your kids' bad grades
Don't blame Facebook for your kids' bad grades

A new study has revealed that the negative relationship between Facebook use and kids' bad grades has little to do with Facebook.

Ranbir Kapoor joins Twitter, treats fans with pictures!
Ranbir Kapoor joins Twitter, treats fans with pictures!

Superstar in the making – Ranbir Kapoor – seems to have joined the list of young actors who have made their presence felt in the “virtual world”.

British jihadist with severed head `faked his own death`

A British jihadist identified by police as a "trained terrorist" who is believed to have faked his own death while fighting in Syria in an attempt to return home undetected, has admitted terror charges.
 

Now, 'smart mirrors' that lets you virtually try on clothes
Now, 'smart mirrors' that lets you virtually try on clothes

New "smart mirrors" have recently been developed that allows people to virtually try on clothes, it has been reported.

Social media use does not increase stress: Study

Facebook and Twitter users do not experience increased stress than non-users, but are more aware of negative events in their friends' lives, a new study has found.

Al Qaeda in Syria says shoots down army cargo plane

The Syrian wing of al Qaeda, the Nusra Front, said it shot down an army cargo plane filled with food and ammunition overnight in the northwest of the country.

Oscars 'all-white' nods sparks outrage on social media
Oscars 'all-white' nods sparks outrage on social media

The nominations of 2015 Academy Awards has sparked outrage on social media after all-white celebs ruled the nods in different categories.

Vietnam PM says impossible to ban social media: Report

 Vietnam`s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has conceded it is impossible for the communist country to ban social media, urging officials instead to embrace websites like Facebook to spread the government`s message.

Amitabh Bachchan’s words of wisdom
Amitabh Bachchan’s words of wisdom

Amitabh Bachchan, who is an avid social media user, often shares his views, expresses his opinion and shares little information about his life on the virtual platform.

Amitabh Bachchan gets Social Media Person of the Year award
Amitabh Bachchan gets Social Media Person of the Year award

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an active blogger and user of different social networks, has been named the Social Media Person of the Year, by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).

Guys, this is why you should never post too many selfies on social media

If you are obsessed with taking selfies and sharing them on social media sites, you may want to take a step back, as a new research claims that men who post more selfies online show anti-social traits.

Complaints to DPCC can now be made through WhatsApp, Facebook

 Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has opened accounts on several social networking sites to reach out to a large number of Delhiites who can share their grievances about burning of plastic and garbage in open.

PM Modi asks ministers to spend budgetary allocations evenly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked his Council of Ministers to ensure that the budgetary allocations for the respective ministries are spent evenly throughout the year and denounced the practice of utilising funds at the fag end of the financial year.

Facebook copyright post just a hoax

If you have received a Facebook copyright post in your news feed warning about your private photographs and content, just ignore it.

What Amitabh Bachchan feels about social media
What Amitabh Bachchan feels about social media

Amitabh Bachchan , who is an avid social media user, apparently has some interesting points to make about the platform.

Zuckerberg starts book club on Facebook inviting 30 million users
Zuckerberg starts book club on Facebook inviting 30 million users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has set a taken a New Year resolution to read a book every two weeks this year wherein he has created a page on the social media website "A Year of Books" inviting 30 million users to like the page.

Congress escalates attack on govt through social media

New Delhi: Taking on government through social media, Congress has criticised it for "budget cuts" in different sectors, "dilution" of land bill and accused the NDA dispensation of doing "another U turn" on depositing cooking gas subsidy amount in consumers' bank account.

Most of what people write on Facebook may basically be a fib
Most of what people write on Facebook may basically be a fib

Scientists have claimed that most of what people write about themselves on Facebook was a lie.