Opinion  /  Published 16.01.21

Different promises: New Year resolutions

People notoriously fail to stick to New Year’s resolutions, and this year it may be even harder. Common New Year’s resolutions each year include exercising more, losing weight, saving mone...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Science Tech  /  Published 16.12.20

Instagram Lite on test roll out

Photo-sharing platform Instagram on Wednesday said it is testing 'Instagram Lite' app in India that occupies less space on Android phones and consumes lesser data before it rolls out the offer...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 10.12.20

Instagram: DIY haven for artists

By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

People  /  Published 29.11.20

Mirror, Mirror, on the Call

Shahagir’s social media profile has cryptic descriptors and emojis. Sample this: “1 Man. Emoji of a muscular arm. Show.” What does it mean? He replies with a swag in his voice, &ldqu...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 23.11.20

Inter-faith love stories amid love jihad lie

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


Science Tech  /  Published 21.10.20

FB, Insta to play a unique role during the festival season

Facts and trends around Reels In July, India was amongst the first few countries Reels was tested in (thereafter launched in 50 other countries). Two out of five songs shared most globally on Reel...
By Mathures Paul in

Books  /  Published 13.10.20

Penning a book on depression at 22

It was her encounter with little kids at her therapist’s clinic that led her to realise that there is no age to this thing. “Just like we are teaching our kids about Covid-19 and teaching ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Style  /  Published 11.10.20

Are we finally bidding adieu to fast fashion?

It has been seven years since the eight-storey Rana Plaza garment factory in Dhaka collapsed killing over a thousand people in what was considered one of the greatest structural failures in human hist...
By Shrestha Saha in

Science Tech  /  Published 02.10.20

Share between Insta and FB

The planned integration of Facebook’s messaging applications has started. In its biggest step so far, the company is allowing select users on Messenger and Instagram to message one another, app ...
By Mathures Paul in

Science Tech  /  Published 28.09.20

Instagram Reels is a dud

Millions of people have used the social media app TikTok to make and share short, fun videos. I am not one of them. As an older millennial, I have exclusively used Facebook’s Instagram to post p...
By Brian X. Chen, Taylor Lorenz in


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