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3 ways to be smart on social media

A smarter use of social media can improve your sense of well-being. This past year, many people deleted their social media accounts following revelations about privacy violations on social media platforms and other concerns related to hate speech. As people adopt their resolutions for the year, it is likely that many more will reconsider their social media use. However, as a scholar of social… Read More »

The lessons children should be taught when it comes to social media

The conventional code of polite behaviour has undergone a modern makeover, with the introduction of “social media etiquette” to help combat the rise of “online verbal abuse and bullying”. Social media presenter Aziz Al-Sa’afin spoke to Duncan Garner. Watch the video.  [“source=forbes]

Social media sadness can be avoided

A recent study published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology would seem to confirm what common sense and conventional wisdom have already told us: social media is making us sadder. The study, titled No More FOMO: Limiting Social Media Decreases Loneliness and Depression, studied the effect of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat usage on the levels of… Read More »

Delhi Residents Can Soon File Pollution Complaints On Social Media

Citizens in Delhi-NCR will soon be able to lodge complaints about pollution on social media as the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to “immediately” create an account for this issue. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur passed this direction after advocate Aparajita Singh, assisting the court as an amicus curiae,… Read More »

US Justice Department Probes Whether Social Media Is ‘Stifling’ Speech

The US Department of Justice and state attorneys general will meet this month to discuss concerns that social media platforms are “intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas,” the department said on Wednesday. Its statement did not name Facebook and Twitter, whose executives testified in Congress on Wednesday, but the firms have been harshly criticised by President Donald Trump and some of… Read More »

Social Media Data Mining, Face Recognition Tools to Be Given to Security Agencies: Home Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Cybercrimes posing “big challenge” to security establishment: Singh Terrorists using the “dark Internet” to recruit operatives, he said “We have created a cyber-security division in the home ministry” Security agencies are trying to obtain new software and improved face-recognition technology to enable themselves to dig deeper into social media about a criminal whose record is unavailable in… Read More »

Kashmir: Social media gag on government workers slammed

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Government workers in Indian-administeredKashmir have decried a government ban prohibiting them and their families from expressing political opinions on social networking sites. Under a new order issued on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir government employees were barred from engaging in “criminal, dishonest, immoral or disgraceful conduct on social media which may be prejudicial to government”. The region’s… Read More »

7 Social Media Trends That Will Dominate 2018

  How do you plan on socializing next year? How do you plan on reaching your target audience, who will be socializing with each other, next year? By default, we underestimate how our lives will change in the future. We tend to think of next year as ending more or less the same as this year (with the… Read More »

Building social buzz: Our top 10 social media marketing columns of 2017

Social media marketing is a rapidly evolving sector with so many twists and turns, it’s difficult to stay on your toes. Yet as marketers, we rely on keeping up to date with the latest social media trends in order to stay relevant. From the continued rise of live-streaming to the changing face of influencer marketing, plenty of developments surfaced in the… Read More »