Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Instagram

Kavanaugh inquiry: What Christine Blasey Ford revealed during US senate hearing

Xi is not a friend anymore, remarks Donald Trump, and Iran says America stands isolated as it tries to 'violate international laws'. 

How an Army officer proposed to his air hostess girlfriend after grad ceremony in Chennai

Chandresh Singh and Dhara Mehta’s love story is breaking the internet, but the fairytale ending hasn’t come without hardship.

Smriti Irani may rage on Twitter, but she’s always relaxed on Instagram

One of Union minister Smriti Irani's recent posts was captioned ‘a little eyeliner and it’s a new spin to old me’.

Censored, yes, but China’s versions of Instagram and WhatsApp are a global rage

Apps like TikTok and We Chat reportedly have millions of users around the world, and a bike-sharing app has already reached 200 cities.

SRK’s son has almost 1 million Instagram followers with 21 posts. Here’s how he does it

Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan has a follower-to-post ratio of 44047:1. Hint: no politics, no mummy/daddy, and definitely no food porn.

Facebook, Twitter woes could be an indication of profound change in internet habits

The increasing disappointing user gains of Facebook, Twitter & Snapchat could be an alarming warning bell for social media companies.

Why Kiki challenge is such a big hit with Indian farmers and older women

The unprecedented popularity of Kiki challenge in India is driven by several sociological and psychological factors.

Snapchat has succumbed to Internet conventions it was once contemptuous of

By dumping its own heritage of boasting glossy video ads, Snapchat like Facebook and Google has given in to quick marketing gains. Snapchat has defined...

Actors and cricketers are old news, these are the new stars of Indian millennials

In 2018, 92 per cent of marketers will launch their products through a social media influencer rather than rely on inaccessible Bollywood stars or cricketers.

D.I.E.T= Dare I Eat That and the Indian millennial’s quest for flat stomach and great skin

When those commercials came up, my 9-year old self would start pinching the belly mimicking the model on screen and concluding that I was fat.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.