Social Media
World  /  Published 20.09.20

FB: data hurdle to EU operations

Facebook has told Ireland’s high court it cannot see how its services could operate in the European Union if regulators freeze its data transfer mechanism, the Sunday Business Post reported, cit...
By Reuters in Dublin

World  /  Published 18.09.20

Danish kids' show to fight body shaming

“OK, children, does anyone have a question?” the TV show’s host, Jannik Schow, asked. Only a few in the audience of 11 to 13-year-olds raised their hands. “Remember, you can&rs...
By Thomas Erdbrink and Martin Selsoe Sorensen in

India  /  Published 17.09.20

Congress: question of etiquette

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.09.20

FB: Delhi poll secret is out

While Facebook has heralded improvements to its fight against disinformation in the US, it has been slow to deal with fake accounts that have affected elections around the world, according to a post p...
By Our Bureau, New York Times News Service in Oakland, California

Entertainment  /  Published 14.09.20

Social media is a drug

Fake news on Twitter travels six times faster than true news. There are only two industries that call their customers ‘users’: illegal drugs and software. We’ve moved from a tool-b...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Calcutta  /  Published 10.09.20

JU teacher files complaint

A Jadavpur University teacher who was identified by her “Adivasi” background by a student of another institution and told that she was not qualified to comment on exams has written to Jada...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

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 05.09.20

Book: Sangh seeks ban

It states that Variyamkunnath Haji and his father had been exiled for a short period to Mecca for anti-government activities. “Thereafter, they came back and continued with their anti-British de...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Bangalore metal beats virus blues

They say that life’s a carousel Spinning fast, you gotta ride it well The world is full of Kings and Queens Who blind your eyes and steal your dreams Heaven and Hell, by Black Sabbath If the pa...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Media: silence on pellet injuries

Valley newspapers faced criticism on Sunday for largely ignoring the pellet injuries to Muharram mourners in Saturday’s security force action, their silence in line with their year-old policy of...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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