Social Media
India  /  Published 26.02.21

'Ethics code' leash on OTT giants, digital media

The Centre on Thursday unveiled an ethics code for digital media, ranging from social media to over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Although the Centre billed the Information T...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.21

‘Code of ethics’ leash on OTT giants, digital media

The government has announced tough new rules to crack down on fake news, “unlawful” content and sexually explicit material as it seeks to rein in media giants like Twitter, Facebook and Wh...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.21

New rules for social media

The government on Thursday announced sweeping regulations for social media firm like Facebook and Twitter as well as OTT players such as Netflix, requiring them to remove any content flagged by author...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.02.21

Govt to regulate social media

Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav said that social media has become so powerful that it can even topple governments, leading to anarchy and weakening democracy, and solutions to tackle this are needed to b...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 18.02.21

Silhouette red alert

The Silhouette Challenge began as an effort to encourage body positivity. Participants, most of whom are women, first film themselves fully dressed – very often they do that at a doorway ‑ to ...
By The Telegraph in


India  /  Published 16.02.21

Fear grips community of young climate activists

Google documents can be used for real-time collaboration among a group whose members can simultaneously edit it and see the changes made. The high-tech tool can be used to create text documents, slide...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.02.21

SC notice to Centre and Twitter

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and Twitter India on BJP leader Vinit Goenka’s petition seeking the formation of a regulatory mechanism to check advertisements and paid ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.21

Big Brothers: cyber vigilantes

Is Narendra Modi’s government keen to mould Indian citizens after its own image? The query is being raised in response to the home ministry’s initiative to raise a corps of citizen-volunte...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 10.02.21

Cong seeks army of social media volunteers

The Congress has launched a social media campaign to invite people from across the country to join the fight to save democracy, arguing that an effective counter to lies and the politics of hate was t...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.21

Prickly pears: Govt pushback on celeb tweets

The powers that be protest too much. This is an apt description of the pushback orchestrated by the external affairs ministry in response to a tweet by a popular international singer on the ongoing fa...
By The Editorial Board in


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