Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Social Media

Most Indians trust news on Whatsapp, study finds

Majority of Indians trust news they receive on Whatsapp and use the messaging app to get news on a daily basis, according to a new study released on Thursday by Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Facebook failed to take action against fake accounts linked with BJP MP Vinod Sonkar

Facebook did nothing to stop fraudulent accounts linked to BJP MP Vinod Sonkar, who is currently the head of the Parliamentary Committee on Ethics, according...

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter, pitch to go private

Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter for about $41 billion, saying the social media needs to go private to see effective changes. Musk's price of...

Following CDS Rawat’s death, crackdown on social media users intensifies in Kashmir

Afreen Naqash, 26 years old from Srinagar, an employee in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) bank, was scrolling on social media, and accidentally she clicked twice and sent a laughing emoji reaction to a news story on the chopper crash in which the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat died.

Tripura: Police books 71 people for ‘provocative social media posts’

The Tripura Police on Wednesday filed five criminal cases against 71 people over allegedly provocative and fake posts on social media.

What is the metaverse? Two media and information experts explain

Rabindra Ratan, Michigan State University and Yiming Lei, Michigan State University The metaverse is a network of always-on virtual environments in which many people can...