Social Media
Opinion  /  Published 11.12.19

Case of misplaced priorities

Sir — A pre-wedding photo shoot is the latest trend to have have gripped the wedding business. These photo shoots often allow couples to engage in a public display of affection — still widely cons...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.19

Offers of help pour in for women in Jamshedpur

The recent incidents of gang-rape in Hyderabad and Ranchi have prompted many men in the steel city to make their mobile numbers public on social media and urge women to give them a call in case of eme...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpdur

Business  /  Published 26.02.19

Twitter transparency test

Political advertising on Twitter, the micro-blogging site, is set to become more transparent in India with the US-based company setting up an Ads Transparency Centre that will give everyone the opport...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.02.19

Twitter boss to give Delhi meet a miss

Microblogging site Twitter is planning to send Colin Crowell, head of public policy, to appear before the parliamentary panel on information technology on Monday — a move that could intensify the fa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.19

What drives fake news forward

Among the likely triggers prompting people to spread rumours and falsehoods online are “social media fatigue” and the fear of missing out on rewarding experiences with peer groups, a study based o...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 22.03.20

The media grapples with Covid-19

Bad news is usually good for the media. You can spin it out endlessly — be it a riot or mass political protests, or a falling government, or an upheaval in Kashmir. But rarely does the story itself ...
By Sevanti Ninan

North East  /  Published 13.06.19

Biplab Kumar Deb’s baiter in cop net

A social media user from Tripura, who had been booked for defamation, forgery and criminal conspiracy against chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb, has been arrested in Delhi.Tripura director-general of po...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 12.06.19

Age trolls hound Rahul’s nurse

Rajamma Vavathil had got a hug from Rahul Gandhi when he met her on Sunday. Now social media trolls are not letting the septuagenarian go.They claim the retired nurse from Wayanad is much younger, the...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.20

Cashed out

Sir — Laundering money has taken on renewed significance in light of the coronavirus epidemic. Currency is known to be a carrier of all kinds of pathogens. In 2017, a study of $1 bills in New York f...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 06.03.20

Rumours hurt Future Group shares

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group on Friday said it was investigating the “rumours” on the social media on its financial health that have led to the hammering of stock prices of its listed entities....
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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