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Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 11, 2013
The so-called selfie short for self-portrait went viral on social media sites, with many questioning whether the moment of mirth was appropriate for the occasion.
Assembly | Sreenivasan Jain with inputs from Niha Masih | Sunday December 8, 2013
Did an aggressive online and ground campaign by the Aam Admi Party Party play a role in Delhi's record-breaking turnout?
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 6, 2013
Very few people become global icons whose passing can dominate all of the world's front pages, trigger non-stop TV coverage and invite worshipful plaudits from across the media landscape. Nelson Mandela was one.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 4, 2013
Facebook will be displaying more updates from news media in users' news feeds, recognizing the growing trend of staying up to date via social media.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
A social media analytics firm, co-founded by two Indian-American entrepreneurs, has been acquired by Apple for over USD 200 million.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy Labs, co-founded by two Indian-American entrepreneurs, for over $200 million.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 2, 2013
The access to social media was questioned after three inmates of Kozhikode Jail posted photographs.
India | Reuters | Monday December 2, 2013
Four men chatting in a Delhi bar are not, by their own admission, natural drinking buddies. The young professionals in their 20s and 30s come from vastly different regions of India and varied backgrounds.
Sunday December 1, 2013
After a big-bang listing, Twitter stock seems to be losing its fizz while social media rivals Facebook and LinkedIn are holding the fort amid a portfolio churn by investors. In a dream debut, microblogging site Twitter's stock popped up on NYSE debut...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 29, 2013
With the Internet emerging as the new political battlefront, a sting operation by website Cobrapost claims to expose how IT companies are using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to help politicians build up fake fan bases and also mali...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Snapchat has gained notoriety for the app that lets people send smartphone photos or video snippets timed to self-destruct 10 seconds or less after being opened.
Tuesday November 26, 2013
Speaking at a conference in London, Schmidt recalled a meeting with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang this month, just weeks after China passed tough regulations on social media. Under new laws, people face harsh penalties if libellous "onl...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
It is said that "a picture is worth a thousand words". The old adage has come true for Jeffrey and Jermaine, two stray dogs in Philadelphia.
Monday November 25, 2013
A large-scale field experiment conducted by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers tested the impact that information posted on a popular social networking site by job candidates can have on employers' hiring behaviour.
Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
The case is one of the first to address how images that individuals make available to the public through social media can be used by third parties for commercial purposes.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 23, 2013
A recommendation was made to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today for bringing foreign content-providers like Facebook and Twitter under Indian laws.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 23, 2013
Boosting its efforts to explore the potential of social media in the promotion of its activities, Kerala Tourism organised two workshops in the state this week in association with Facebook.
India | NDTV.com | Saturday November 23, 2013
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today warned that terrorist groups may try to disrupt the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls and asked security forces to remain alert. Addressing the annual conference of the state police chiefs.
World | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
Simmering tensions between the Obama administration and the White House press corps spilled into the open on Thursday when news organizations formally protested decisions to bar photojournalists from many presidential events.
World | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
China's rulers will ultimately take it upon themselves to dismantle the "great firewall" that limits its people's access to the Internet because doing so will boost China's economy, the inventor of the World Wide Web said.