Wednesday, 29 March, 2023
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Topic: Social media

Markandey Katju back on social media, with hot takes and tales of encounter with ‘young ladies’

From explaining why Urdu poetry is 'thoroughly secular' to hoping for reuniting India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the former Supreme Court judge is dishing out posts one after another.

Twitter impersonators to be permanently suspended without warning, says CEO Elon Musk

Twitter previously issued a warning before suspension, but as it is rolling out widespread verification, there will be no warning as well as "no exceptions", said Musk on Sunday.

Elon Musk’s Twitter is not invincible. See what happened to Tumblr, MySpace, Google+

The turmoil at Twitter has led many users to say that they will leave the platform. And research on social media migration paints a grim picture.

Instagram gets new tools to help content creators make money, allow users to buy their NFTs

Meta has been rolling out more features for users to make money on its social media apps as it competes for talent with TikTok & other platforms.

Penalising social media last resort, says Centre on new IT rules but critics wary

According to MoS IT ministry Rajeev Chandrasekhar, these rules are “indicative” of the Centre’s intention to ensure that the “internet remains safe, open and trusted”

New amendments to IT Rules: Govt-appointed grievance panel, stricter compliance for social media

Users unhappy with a decision taken by a social media intermediary’s grievance officer can file appeal with such panels, which will get 30 days to resolve their issues.

Twitter struggling to keep its most active users, ‘heavy tweeters’ in decline, report says

According to internal Twitter research, these 'heavy tweeters' account for less than 10% of monthly overall users but generate 90% of all tweets and half of global revenue.

No religious divide: 46% Hindus & Muslims feel ‘Modi govt portrayed too favourably by news media’

A report by Delhi-based think tank Lokniti-CSDS & Germany's Konrad Adenauer Stiftung uses data to show how different communities are consuming news & how the media landscape is changing.

Can govt take your tweet down without saying why? What Modi govt vs Twitter row in HC is about

Standoff in Karnataka HC has resurrected arguments around Section 69A of IT Act, cited by govt while issuing orders to block social media accounts, amid freedom of speech concerns.

Rapper Kanye West’s Twitter, Instagram accounts restricted after alleged anti-Semitic posts

West accused a musician of 'being controlled by the Jewish people'. He then put out a tweet — his first since 2000 — to defend himself but it was removed due to policy violations.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.