Most Facebook users at cyberbullying risk

By on April 17, 2015 at 3:34 PM.

Most Facebook users at cyberbullying risk

Facebook users who think that they are insulated to cyberbullying and depression are actually more vulnerable to the negative realities of social media, a new research warns. This "optimistic bias" or wishful thinking - an intrinsic tendency to imagine future events in a favorable light that enhances positive self-regard - leaves those Facebook users at the risk of developing depression. More →
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Here’s how Twitter plans to crack down on abusive tweets

By on April 17, 2015 at 12:06 PM.

Here’s how Twitter plans to crack down on abusive tweets

Twitter has said that it is cracking down on mean, hateful or menacing tweets that cross the red line from free speech into abuse. Twitter is overhauling its safety policy and beefing up the team responsible for enforcing it, along with investing "heavily" in ways to detect and limit the reach of abusive content, general counsel Vijaya Gadde said in an column published by the Washington Post. More →
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Twitter welcomes Rahul Gandhi back to India with #RahulReturns

By on April 16, 2015 at 5:44 PM.

Twitter welcomes Rahul Gandhi back to India with #RahulReturns

Rahul Gandhi is back home after a two month “political sabbatical,” and the Gandhi scion’s return has been far from uneventful. With all the secrecy and mystery surrounding where Gandhi had been, the social media has been abuzz all day trying to hazard a guess, and also take potshots at him. More →
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Twitter ridicules Sunil Gavaskar for cheekily asking Virat Kohli ‘is she here?’

By on April 12, 2015 at 11:03 AM.

Twitter ridicules Sunil Gavaskar for cheekily asking Virat Kohli ‘is she here?’

Cricket legend and commentator Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday found himself at the wrong end of the social media over his act of asking Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli "is she here" in an apparent reference to his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma. More →
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Watch AIB plead to Indian netizens to save the Internet #NetNeutrality

By on April 12, 2015 at 10:53 AM.

Watch AIB plead to Indian netizens to save the Internet #NetNeutrality

We have been reporting about net neutrality ever since TRAI's report surfaced. Many Internet enthusiasts have been vocal about this dreaded report, and have been actively spreading awareness about the issue. Amidst the heavy ongoing debate among tech leaders in India over net neutrality, YouTube celebs All India Bakchod have released a new video on their channel which possibly gives the best insight if India allows services like Airtel Zero to prevail. More →
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Amazon India, Zomato and Red Bull are winning the Internet by indulging in witty word play on Twitter

By on April 10, 2015 at 2:47 PM.

Amazon India, Zomato and Red Bull are winning the Internet by indulging in witty word play on Twitter

Tech companies are indulging more and more in Twitter dialogue to encourage social conversations and improve brand image. The latest comes from Amazon India and Zomato who interlocked on Twitter in witty word play. Amazon trying to promote its #AurDikhao campaign, tweeted at Zomato taking potshots on its frequent logo changes. Zomato cheekily replied by saying,"You should have seen the ones that didn't make the cut" and attached an interesting image that showed Zomato aping the Amazon arrow pointing from A-Z. More →
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