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

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.09.20

Ranchi Pujas to be live-streamed

Puja rituals at all leading Durga Puja pandals across Ranchi will be live streamed on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram this year in a bid to allow devotees to worship deities from...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Science Tech  /  Published 15.09.20

Turn your Instafeed ‘instagood’ in seconds

By Shrestha Saha in

Science Tech  /  Published 06.09.20

Before blocking a person, think of consequences

The popular social media platform with Gen Z allows an easy way to block a friend but getting back together is not easy. To block or remove a friend, swipe to the right to open the friend’s scre...
By Mathures Paul in

India  /  Published 03.09.20

BJP Telangana MLA faces Facebook, Instagram ban

Facebook on Thursday announced it had banned BJP Telangana MLA T. Raja Singh from its Facebook and Instagram platforms for violating company policy on the promotion of “violence and hate”....
By Pheroze L. Vincent, Our Bureau, PTI in

Style  /  Published 19.08.20

Insta divas from Calcutta

Madhurima @madhurima120 does a shimmery number for Brand Republic. With crystal balls in the foreground and her cleavage and knee bare, she “slays” it, she says, but remains the quintessen...
By Anasuya Basu in


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