Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicSocial media

Topic: Social media

‘Karma strikes’, says Indian social media users as Canadian PM hides from anti-vax protests

Justin Trudeau, who vocally supported the farmers’ protests, has taken shelter in a secret location as huge convoy of anti-vaccination mandate protestors pour into Ottawa.

Overcoming these 3 obstacles in social media marketing will boost your business, says Ahmed Khan

The young social media marketer believes that social media influencers are more interpersonal, more engaging, and communicate with their audiences at a different level.

How often does Nandan Nilekani check his email? A new book tells you about addiction

In 'The Art of Bitfulness’ Nandan Nilekani and Tanuj Bhojwani explore new strategies to reclaim our time, privacy and attention from our many devices.

Violence goes viral — Dalits in Rajasthan have a new tool against atrocities, their phones

What happens when a video of a crime against a Dalit in Rajasthan goes viral on the internet? The police and state can’t ignore it.

Every 2nd person says someone in close circle has tested positive for Covid, survey shows

LocalCircles survey notes that Covid numbers might be an understatement as 15% participants said they knew one or more people who are taking tests at home or not getting tested at all.

US software engineer designed online game Wordle as ‘love letter to wife’. It’s viral now

Released in October, the game — which requires players to guess a 5-letter ‘word of the day’ in 6 attempts or less — has grown from having less than 100 players to over 3 lakh.

Behind ‘Bulli Bai’, Mumbai Police sniff attempt to stoke Sikh-Muslim strife, cite Twitter handles

Mumbai Police say the accused tried to project themselves as Sikhs on the app and social media. Police probing possibility of a larger conspiracy, say more arrests likely.

‘Bulli Bai’ suspects — ‘Hindu fanatic angered by Bengal violence’, engg student, Army man’s son

Police said Shweta Singh’s online activity grew after her father’s death last year. Co-accused Vishal Kumar Jha described as 'unexceptional student', and Mayank Rawat as 'bright'.

Pause, re-check before sharing info on social media. Indians don’t have great track record

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

JPC report on data protection bill has loopholes & more bad news for social media companies

The amended Bill gives the central govt more power to make key decisions, enough for social media companies to be wary.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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