Monday, 22 October, 2018

Topic: Social media

The Twitter Inc. logo displayed outside the company's headquarters in San Francisco | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Twitter is making it difficult for academics to access data after Cambridge Analytica

Twitter’s policies make it increasingly challenging and costly for researchers to access historical tweets.
Bhagwant Mann at Democracy Wall | ThePrint

From rivals’ hug to social media trolling, Democracy Wall’s Jalandhar edition had it all

At Jalandhar's Lovely Professional University, alert students grilled actors, politicians and activists with sharp questions.
The post that went viral on social media

Hi-tech fence on Indian border that social media is celebrating is actually in Israel, US

Thousands of people have shared images from Israel and the US to claim the Narendra Modi government has bolstered India's border defences.
#MeToo

#MeTooIndia can change the way we treat women in India

The women in #MeTooIndia are not hiding behind a veil of anonymity.

Utsav Chakraborty harassment cases: Wake up call for comedians or social media shaming?

Comedian Utsav Chakraborty, who has worked with the All India Bakchod (AIB), has been accused of sexual harassment. Some senior members of the stand-u...
HoaXposed

The woman pulling a rickshaw in Kolkata is not an IAS topper

Tamil Nadu Congress leader J. Aslam Basha puts out tweet with misleading caption, which received more than 2,700 likes. 
File image of Gurmehar Kaur | Commons

I am not an ‘urban naxal’, Mr Mohandas Pai. I am just a student

We are none of the hashtags you throw at us. We are normal people who are citizens of this country.
Divya Spandana | Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for IRC

2 WhatsApp episodes signalled Divya Spandana isn’t part of Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter universe

Divya Spandana is not Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter guru.
Taimur Ali Khan

We need a break from Taimur Ali Khan

Is this our social media destiny - vicious fake news or pictures of Taimur Ali Khan?
Amit Shah

Amit Shah gives each BJP MP mini call centre to take care of PR, paid for by high command

An MP's 23-member team will have call centre manned by 15 people, 4-member social media team and 4-member media team in run-up to Lok Sabha elections
Rakesh Asthana

At the root of the CBI power struggle lies the ‘Gujarat division’

CBI’s top two officers — director Alok Verma and No.2 Rakesh Asthana — have accused each other of corruption. Here’s how this power struggle began. 
tennis

With Djokovic’s recent wins, is it time to anoint him king of tennis over Federer & Nadal?

Novak Djokovic won the Shanghai Masters last week, adding another important title to his victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters this year.