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Facebook to Have More Dead Users Than Alive by 2070: Study April 29, 2019 16:11

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 15:45

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 14:31

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 16:05

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 14:04

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 14:31

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 15:52

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 18:32

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 10:57

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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#Trashtag Challenge: This New Social Media Challenge Urges People Clean Littered Places March 13, 2019 15:40

Social media challenges have been occurring often, some being witless while some profound. The newest challenge on the challenge is something productive. Called the #Trashtag Challenge, it indeed asks people to make this world a…

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PM Narendra Modi Tweets to Influencers in Bid to Boost Voter Turnout March 13, 2019 14:53

With only a month left for Lok Sabha elections in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to beef up democracy in India. He has taken the lead to inviting people to a political…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Changes His Twitter Name After Trump Mistakenly Calls Him ‘Tim Apple’ March 11, 2019 15:26

After President Donald Trump mistakenly referred Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook as “Tim Apple”, the tech executive has quietly changed his Twitter profile, replacing his last name with an emoji of the company's logo.…

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