Uttar Pradesh Police is all set to launch its latest initiative — Digital Mitra or Digital Volunteer — with a view to quell rumours and reach out to people.
A few days ago, this ‘confession’ on a Facebook page started for Cognizant India employees to share anonymous posts went …
The social media internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir has stifled the earning prospects of those employed in the ecommerce sector.
Pappu Kabeer and Ratna Das of Aaideo Talkies take a makeshift pandal along with plastic chairs to places in rural Assam where there are no auditoriums or theatres.
A Good Samaritan’s initiative to help the poor has been elevated to the next level since he took to Facebook to share his work with the world.
We decided to interview Unicon Baba to figure out why he does what he does and why anonymity is important to him.
Jyoti Rani, 36, from Rori village in Sirsa district, has panchayat samiti member Nitasha Sihag to thank for taking the …
People of Jammu and Kashmir are flouting the social media ban on 22 websites including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp by accessing the banned sites through free VPNs.
Indians are increasingly finding innovative social uses of WhatsApp — from using it to circulate a local news bulletin in …
In 1999, a poor farmer in western Assam’s Kajaikata village, Sabed Ali, agreed to his his brother-in-law’s suggestion that he …
Kashmiris are stunned by the government’s decision to ban 22 social media sites in Jammu and Kashmir. Many urged their friends to stay in touch by emails. Traders say their business will be affected.
Facebook is using AI to scan for posts and comments that could be early warning signs of suicidal ideation or intent, so it can take preemptive action.
Many people might have uninstalled Snapchat, but influencers and others who see great value in it are sticking on and have no plans to uninstall it.
Every evening, Javaid Ahmad, who works at a private computer institute in Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir, waits eagerly for …
Hironmoy Gogoi of Assam’s Sivasagar town wants to create at least 3,000 jobs for rural youth in the next five years through his Facebook food portal.
Having seen the power of social media in Manipur and Assam, BJP is going to replicate the model in Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya, which go to the polls in 2018.
Thanks to social media, Bashir Ahmad Bashir’s work is reaching a new generation of Kashmiris, as well as readers in other parts of the world.
Afzal Khan posted a video blasting the police for reducing the lunch allowance for policemen on election duty in Uttar Pradesh from Rs 1,500 to Rs 150.
Two Kerala troll groups are crowdsourcing memes — ranging from truism disguised as humour to the sublime cerebral — to tickle millions of Malayalis.
In battleground Uttar Pradesh, social media has emerged as an important medium of communication between politicians and the young and tech-savvy voter.