Social Media
Business  /  Published 19.06.22

Tighter laws soon for social media firms

IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday said there is a clear consensus in the country on making social media platforms more accountable, and assured that the government will bring legal changes and ...
By PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 17.06.22

Global Instagram stars who love Indian film music as much as we do

From the classic Bole Chudiyaan to Pairon Mein Bandhan Hain, her re-creations are commendable and we can’t wait for her next production!  ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

World  /  Published 17.06.22

Big Tech takes on fake news

Meta, Alphabet unit Google, Twitter and Microsoft agreed on Thursday to take a tougher line against disinformation under an updated EU code of practice that could hit them with hefty fines if they fai...
By Reuters in Brussels

Entertainment  /  Published 16.06.22

Throwback Thursday with Bollywood divas

From the 2005 Chandigarh diaries of Yami as a ravishing teen. ...
By Pooja Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.06.22

China attack on women sparks outrage

Surveillance footage of men assaulting women at a restaurant in the northeastern city of Tangshan has unleashed a flood of outrage on Chinese social media, prompting state media calls for punishment a...
By Reuters in Shanghai


West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.22

Bengal hate: One arrested

 A college student was arrested in West Bengal's Murshidabad district allegedly for a social media post that supported the inflammatory comment made by now-suspended BJP functionary Nupur Sha...
By Our bureau and PTI in Beldanga

India  /  Published 09.06.22

Delhi: FIR against Nupur, Owaisi

Delhi Police has registered two FIRs - one against former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and the other against 31 people, including AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and controversial priest Yati Narsinghan...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.06.22

Social media complaint code by July

The government before the end of July will finalise new social media rules that propose to give users a grievance appeal mechanism against arbitrary content moderation, inaction or takedown decisions ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 04.06.22

Javier Olivan as new FB COO

Sheryl Sandberg, who has been the number two at Meta for several years, is stepping down (she will remain on the board) and replacing her is Meta Platforms veteran Javier Olivan, who has been with the...
By Mathures Paul

News  /  Published 02.06.22

Gun salute to departed singer

An officer involved in the probe said KK reached Oberoi Grand around 9.15pm after the concert at Nazrul Mancha. “He stopped twice in the lobby when some fans requested selfies. He obliged some ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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