Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicSocial media

Topic: Social media

Isabcool — New Amul ice cream flavour offers ‘goodness’ of laxative with cashew & fig

New Delhi: Now, here’s a stinker! Popular dairy brand Amul’s latest ice cream flavour is the Isabcool Kaju Anjir -- "a royal treat for your...

Twitter announces hiring freeze as firm loses two executives ahead of Elon Musk’s takeover

Twitter employees are reportedly in the lurch as many don’t know whether the projects or teams they are working on will be prioritised under new leadership.

Billionaire Elon Musk buys social media giant Twitter for $44 billion

Musk, one of Twitter’s most-watched users with more than 83 million followers, began amassing a stake of about 9% in January.

‘How to save Hindus’ – On phones of Jahangirpuri teens tips to keep acid, knife, glass

In Delhi’s Jahangirpuri, several teenagers were seen participating in the Hanuman Jayanti rally that turned violent. On their phones – WhatsApp forwards, six-pack gods, Muslim ‘virility’.

Health to politics — world’s ‘information pollution’ is increasing. Media needs a purge

Leaders in the public and private spheres agree that the spread of misinformation and digital propaganda is an incredibly difficult challenge.

Doomscrolling on phones has ruined our sense of time

It's possible that, over the long run, people will become numb to the detailed reporting of suffering from both pandemic & the war. But for now, we aren't at peace with our grasp on time.

Use Influencer Marketing Comprehensive Guide (2022) to enhance brand awareness

A good influencer marketing strategy assists you in increasing brand visibility, establishing a reputation, and connecting with larger markets.

Social media platforms show filtered reality. We should learn to take breaks

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

The fog of war is spreading at high speed through social media

Ukrainian cities have become hashtags on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and messaging apps like Telegram, offering dozens of opportunities for purveyors of false information.

Social media companies would be liable for harm to kids under new proposal in US Senate

Measure follows months of congressional discussions about harms of social media to young people, which were accelerated by documents disclosure by a Facebook whistle-blower.

On Camera

YourTurn

Police in Prayagraj, UP | ANI Photo

India has 71 towns, cities under Police Commissionerate. It just creates hierarchy

There is a need to re-examine not just the 1861 Police Act, but also the colonial practice of four-stage recruitment and the non-involvement of city governments in law and order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

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.
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