Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Internet

Manipur: Govt partially lifts internet ban after 83 days, mobile net remains snapped

After 83 days of incessant internet shutdowns, the Manipur Home Department in an order today allowed conditional relief to the public. The authorities has partially lifted the ban on broadband services, but mobile internet remains suspended.

Manipur: Internet ban extended

Manipur government on Tuesday extended the suspension of internet in the state for another five days till June 25.

90 per cent of adolescent girls in low-income economies do not use internet: Report

Around 90 per cent of adolescent girls and young women do not use the internet in low-income countries, while their male peers are twice as likely to be online, according to a new UNICEF analysis, coinciding with the UN’s International Girls in ICT Day.

Internet shutdowns impact human rights, economy, and day to day life

The dramatic real-life effects of shutdowns of the internet on people’s lives and human rights are vastly underestimated, the UN human rights office warns in a report released on Thursday.

Cyberbullying a top concern on Safer Internet Day

With more children and young people spending time online, cyberbullying is the top concern for their safety when using the internet, according to a survey carried about by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on two social media platforms. 

Wordle – the best word to start the game, according to a language researcher

David Sidhu, UCL If you’ve been on any social media platform in the past two weeks, you’ve probably seen a grid of green, yellow and...