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Malaysia Teen Commits Suicide after 69% of Followers in an Instagram Poll Voted for Her to Die May 15, 2019 11:54

Social media is having adverse effects especially on teenagers today and an incident in Malaysia is proof that social media platforms in one way are a bane. A Malaysian teenager apparently suffering from depression went…

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Narendra Modi Second Most Followed Politician Globally May 07, 2019 11:39

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has become the second most-followed politician in the world with a social media audience of 110,912,648 million on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, a study by online visibility…

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Trump Attacks Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Extremist Figures May 06, 2019 10:57

After Facebook banned a number of extremist figures in a bid to remove people and groups promoting objectionable material such as hate, racism, and anti-Semitism, President Donald Trump criticized social media companies declaring that he…

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Facebook to Have More Dead Users Than Alive by 2070: Study April 29, 2019 10:41

A recent study has found that in the coming 50 years, the accounts of dead people on Facebook will outnumber the accounts of living. Published in the Journal ‘Big Data and Society’, the study predicts…

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Indians Spend 17 Hours Per Week on Social Media, Highest in the World April 17, 2019 10:15

India is overcoming every country in internet adoption trends and has secured a new record of spending the highest amount of time on social media in the world. As per McKinsey's latest report on Indian…

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Narendra Modi Is Most Followed World Leader on Facebook, Donald Trump on Second Place April 13, 2019 09:01

Anyone who keeps an eye on Indian politicians and their social media regime would probably know Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s following on social media platforms. Burson Cohn & Wolfe, the global communications agency…

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Instagram to Demote Morally and Sexually Vague Content on Its App April 12, 2019 10:35

Instagram, Facebook-owned photo-sharing app, on Wednesday announced that is going to demote morally and sexually vague content including video snippets, memes, and pictures. "We have begun reducing the spread of posts that are inappropriate but…

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1 in 2 Indians Receiving Fake News Via Facebook, WhatsApp: Survey April 10, 2019 08:34

Despite stringent rules put by Election Commission of India on social media platforms ahead of Lok Sabha elections, a survey on Tuesday revealed that one in two Indians has received fake news in the last…

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Now You Can Choose If You Want to Be Added to a WhatsApp Group, Know It How April 04, 2019 09:01

WhatsApp ahead of Lok Sabha elections in India is making every effort to curb fake news. The instant messaging platform on Wednesday said it will now allow its users to decide whether they want to…

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Ahead of Lok Sabha Polls Facebook Removes 987 Pages, Accounts Linked to Congress April 02, 2019 10:22

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections in India, the efforts to eradicate biases is prevalent across-the-board. The social media giant Facebook on Tuesday cracked down on fake accounts and spam ahead of general elections consequently removing…

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Facebook Launches 'Candidate Connect' and 'Share You Voted' Tool for Indian Voters Ahead of Lok Sabha Polls March 28, 2019 13:02

As Lok Sabha elections in India are approaching, several agencies are in a bid to educate citizens about the polls. The social media giant Facebook has launched two new features called ‘Candidate Connect’ and ‘Share…

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WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram Faces outage Across Globe, Triggers Fury on Twitter March 14, 2019 05:27

Popular instant messaging application WhatsApp, social media giant Facebook and photo-sharing app Instagram on Thursday continues to suffer service outage for the second day in some parts of the world, including India. Facebook’s messaging app…

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