Social media giants gear up to fight Indian govt's proposal on regulating content


Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would ....

11 January, 2019

Upcoming elections to double mobile data consumption in 2019: Report

Shweta Sharma

Data consumption on mobile phones is expected to grow at least two-fold in 2019 due to increased engagement by political parties ....

3 January, 2019

Facebook to train 5 million Indians in digital skills by 2021

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. aims to train 5 million people in digital skills in India over the next three years, a top ....

26 November, 2018

Indian govt’s data requests to Facebook jump 68% in first half of 2018

Shweta Sharma

The Indian government’s requests for data to Facebook Inc., amid concerns surrounding fake news and data privacy, jumped ....

19 November, 2018

How a tiny forensic lab is helping tech giant Facebook fight fake news


A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among U.S. ....

8 August, 2018

WhatsApp worry: Cybersecurity firm says scammers can change messages

Shweta Sharma

Facebook Inc.-owned messaging service WhatsApp, already facing heat over its use to spread false information and rumours, may ....

8 August, 2018

Social media site Reddit says hackers accessed user data


Social media network Reddit said on Wednesday a hacker broke into a few of its systems and accessed some user data, ....

2 August, 2018

WhatsApp starts charging business users in monetisation push


Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, ....

2 August, 2018

India's top court raises concerns over govt plan to monitor social media


A government plan to monitor social media could turn India into a "surveillance state", the Supreme Court ....

13 July, 2018

WhatsApp embarks on media blitz to combat fake news flurry


Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the ....

10 July, 2018

Facebook to let users review businesses in crackdown on misleading ads


Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those ....

12 June, 2018

Twitter changes tack in battle against internet trolls


Twitter Inc on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet “trolls,” saying it would use behavioral ....

16 May, 2018

WhatsApp provides group chat creators, users more controls


Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as ....

16 May, 2018

Facebook releases rule book on how it polices the social network


Facebook Inc on Tuesday released a rule book for the types of posts it allows on its social network, giving far more detail than ....

25 April, 2018

New-age marketing is turning customers omni-curious

KT Prasad

Customers today are tough to please and even tougher to retain. While they keep seeking digital technologies and devices at all ....

19 April, 2018

Facebook says Cambridge Analytica data leak hit 87 mn users


Facebook Inc said on Wednesday the personal information of up to 87 million users, mostly in the United States, may have been ....

5 April, 2018

Govt sets deadline for Cambridge Analytica response over Facebook data 'breach'


India has set a March 31 deadline for London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to respond to a query on whether ....

24 March, 2018

How is Twitter going to change after it tweaks its 140-character limit?

Varun Arora

If you often grapple to fit your thoughts in 140-character tweets, things may improve a bit for you after a few days. Twitter ....

14 September, 2016

WhatsApp is now available on desktop. Does the move target publishers?

Pallavi Singh

Oh, Mark Zuckerberg! Has an app ever been expected to transform into a platform that's simultaneously intimate and expansive? ....

11 May, 2016

Content Strategy is King in Social Media

David Dubois

Those who love to drink coffee often have favourite places to do so. They frequent a chosen venue because it's a great place to ....

4 February, 2014

Social media users in urban India to reach 66M by June; users spending 30 minutes/day: IAMAI

Anand Rai

The total number of social media users in urban India reached 62 million by December 2012, which basically means that 74 per cent ....

13 March, 2013