NSA to be invoked against those who spread religious hatred on social media: UP Govt

UP Govt has said that NSA will be invoked against those who spread religious hatred on social networking sites.

Social media users in India reach 143 million in April: IAMA
Social media users in India reach 143 million in April: IAMA

 Social media users in the country reached 143 million by April with rapid uptake seen in rural India where user base grew by 100 per cent in last one year to 25 million.

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on validity of Section 66A of IT Act

 The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites.

Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai
Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai

Popular microblogging service provider Twitter plans to open an office in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which will be its first office in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a report on Thursday.

 Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment
Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment

 Is your penchant for sharing photos on social networking sites preventing you from enjoying real life experiences? May be, suggests a new study.

DNA: ISIS supporters create own social network 'Khelafabook'

AAP rift widens; Kejriwal loyalists attack Yadav, Bhushans

Netizens go into frenzy at AAP win

The landslide victory of AAP in Delhi on Tuesday sent netizens into a frenzy as they flooded social networking sites with messages congratulating Arvind Kejriwal and his party.

India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017
India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017

India will surpass the US to lead the global tally of the largest Facebook userbase on mobile by 2017, market research firm eMarketer said in a report.

Here's how people post life events on Facebook
Here's how people post life events on Facebook

With social networking sites becoming a part of our daily lives, people are sharing positive life events indirectly and negative life events directly on Facebook, says a study.

Twitter users exposed to like-minded information: Study
Twitter users exposed to like-minded information: Study

Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook can create an 'echo chamber' in which people are exposed only to opinions similar to their own, a new study has found.

Recruitment via social networking sites on rise: Survey
Recruitment via social networking sites on rise: Survey

Social and professional networking platforms are increasingly emerging as a source for hiring the right talent as well as more number of candidates by recruiters in the country, says a recent survey.

Strident call for social networks to simplify 'impenetrable' terms of service
Strident call for social networks to simplify 'impenetrable' terms of service

 The British Parliament has instructed social networking sites like, Facebook and Twitter to make their terms and conditions easier to read

Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee
Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee

As a "risky behaviour", more than half of Indian teens meet people in real life whom they found online, security solutions provider McAfee said today.

India records highest social networking growth: Study

More Indians are logging into Facebook and Twitter accounts, as evident from a record growth of 37 percent in social networking during 2013, according to a study by eMarketer.

Vladimir Putin signs law seen as crimping social media

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law requiring Internet companies to store all personal data of Russian users at data centres in Russia.

Social networking site Facebook down, later restored

Social networking site Facebook was down for sometime, on Thursday, India time, but later restored.

Leonardo DiCaprio victim of death rumours

`Wolf of Wall Street` star Leonardo DiCaprio has become the latest celebrity victim of an internet hoax as social networking sites were abuzz with rumours about the actor`s demise.

Delhi CEO to launch drive to check misuse of social media

As the Model Code of Conduct came into force, Delhi`s Chief Electoral Office today described the social media as a "serious challenge" and said it will launch a special campaign to check misuse of the platform for election campaigning purposes.

Facebook celebrates 10th birthday!

Social networking giant Facebook is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Tuesday.

FakeOff app to detect bogus Facebook accounts

As instances of cyber impersonation on social networking sites rise, an Israel-based start-up has developed an application, FakeOff, that helps to identify fake accounts on Facebook.