Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Instagram

Facebook prioritises ‘greed’ over children’s mental health, US senators say at hearing

At a hearing Thursday, senators questioned Facebook over suicide rates for Instagram users and how the social media giant's business model guides product design.

YouTube ‘valuable’ for teen mental health, says Google as Instagram battles ‘toxic’ label

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said the platform takes mental health very seriously and underlined that a lot of content creators help destigmatise talk around the topic.

How Instagram influencer Vikram Sambyal has been working to make his dreams come true

Vikram Sambyal's social media prowess has been inspiring youths everywhere to work towards achieving their dreams, even during the tough pandemic times.

Instagram not ‘toxic’ for teen girls, Facebook rebuts Wall Street Journal report

Facebook says research cited in Wall Street Journal article has limitations since it relied on input from only 40 teenagers.

Canadian-Pakistani YouTuber couple cry racism but Instagramers ask for unedited reels

Some pointed out that many Muslims were frequent customers at the Canadian café, and criticised the YouTubers for inciting fans to leave bad reviews.

A Lucknow teenager is a force of nature on Instagram. Meethika Dwivedi packs UP pride, gaalis

Meethika's street-smart delivery style is replete with raw, unadulterated wisecracks. She is the voice of ‘boomers’, millennials and Gen-Z rolled into one.

To cancel or not to cancel curry — food blogger raises a storm with Instagram post

In her now-viral video, Chaheti Bansal had urged her followers to “unlearn” the word curry due to its colonial connotations, saying that “we are using the umbrella term popularised by the white people.” — one of the best websites to drive your Instagram visibility and increase reach

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NCPCR seeks action against Rahul Gandhi’s Instagram handle for violating Juvenile Justice Act

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights had earlier written to Twitter to take action against Gandhi's profile for disclosing the identity of Dalit minor in Delhi rape case.

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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.