Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Topic: Social media

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...

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
Adhunika Prakash

The MBA who is helping Indian women breastfeed

Adhunika Prakash, a mother of two, started her breastfeeding support group on Facebook after her own struggle to find trustworthy advice.
Facebook App | Johannes Berg/Bloomberg

Data of 50 million Facebook users at risk after security breach

Accounts of Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg were among those targeted by hackers.
Prakash Javadekar

HRD ministry fails Modi’s Twitter and Facebook test even after PM rebuke

The ministry has now called a meeting today to figure out how to up its social media game.
Manual Scavenging

Twitter users raise Rs 24 lakh for family of deceased Delhi sewage worker

Donation began after a photo of the 37-year-old worker’s son next to his corpse was widely shared on Twitter.
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...