Social Media
India  /  Published 21.10.19

Exponential rise in hate speech, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that there had been an “exponential rise in hate speech and fake news” in the past few years and sought three more months to come up with revised rules ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.19

Pulwama post: LIC wields stick

A Life Insurance Corporation of India employee in Durgapur has been suspended for social media posts in which he said the killing of innocent Kashmiris hurt him more than that of soldiers and that it ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Frown greets Twitter request for later date

Twitter has cited short notice to inform the parliamentary panel on information technology that top executives, including its CEO Jack Dorsey, would not be able to appear before it on Monday.But the m...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.02.19

Twitter conquers Mayawati & BSP

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Slow-speed social media freedom in Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday temporarily lifted the seven-month-long ban on social media and numerous other websites but the curbs on high-speed Internet will continue.Officials said ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


India  /  Published 04.03.20

Ban on social media in J&K lifted

Removing a ban on social media platforms, Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday allowed access to all sites on 2G mobile data services and fixed line internet in the Union Territory till March...
By PTI in Jammu

World  /  Published 12.05.19

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorised march in Havana

Gay-rights activists organising on social media held an unauthorised march on Saturday down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police.The march was the se...
By AP in Havana

Odisha  /  Published 14.11.18

Bhubaneswar civic body opts for social media

The civic body has decided to set up a special communication cell at its headquarters to engage with city residents and address their grievances more actively.The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation wil...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 13.10.19

12 arrested for propagating child porn

Twelve people have been arrested and cases registered against 20 people in Kerala for propagating child pornography through social media, police said here on Sunday.The action follows raids conducted ...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

3000-plus malicious online posts deleted

The city police have over the past four days made social media users delete more than 3,000 posts that were allegedly spreading misinformation about violence over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.The ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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