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Study reveals that 1 in 3 Facebook users are getting bored with the site


June 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the findings of the survey recently released by Reuters and carried out in conjunction with the research firm Ipsos, approximately one-third of all Facebook ... Read more...

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Now internet users can watch who is spying on them


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, has unveiled a new add-on for the popular web browser that gives users an instant view of which companies are "watching" ... Read more...

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Terrorist Mohamed Atta featured in Facebook ad


February 28th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) No one has yet come out with a tangible explanation on how the image of one of the suspects of 9/11 got on a Facebook ad. The ... Read more...

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Adverts that won’t be allowed today


February 20th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) They're incredible by today's standards, but once upon a time, these advertisements were perfectly acceptable. From one that claims smoking is healthy to one telling mothers ... Read more...

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Wine, beer doubles mouth cancer risk


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Drinking two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples the risk of developing mouth cancer, Daily Mail reported Sunday.Drinking over ... Read more...

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Avatar star Joel Moore files for divorce


November 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Avatar star Joel Moore is seeking divorce from his estranged wife Kineret Karen Ben Yishay Moore. The couple has been married for less than three years ... Read more...

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Third time lucky Knightley


September 15th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Keira Knightley, who teamed up with Joe Wright in two movies, is now working in the director's "Anna Karenina" and feels lucky to collaborate with ... Read more...

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Ryanair slammed for ‘fun in the sun’ ads that led to chilly destinations


April 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Budget airline Ryanair has been criticised by watchdogs for advertising "cheap flights to the sun" that turned out to be chilly destinations.The banned adverts, for flights starting at ... Read more...

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Users’ consent required by websites tracking cookies on Internet


March 9th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A major shake up is likely in the way websites track visitors and tailor ads to their behaviour in the UK May onwards.From 25 May, European laws dictate ... Read more...

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UK ’s Advertising Standards Authority gets power to monitor website text


March 1st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.1 (ANI): Britain's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has been given the power to monitor claims made by companies on various websites and social networks from March 1.Earlier, the ASA had ... Read more...

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Has Melissa Leo hurt her Oscar bid?


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Melissa Leo, the favourite to bag this year's Oscar for best supporting actress, may have ruined her chances of winning after admitting that she 'pimped' herself for the ... Read more...

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‘Experimental’ Jennifer Aniston is a sucker for TV infomercials


February 13th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she's trying a new anti-ageing cream after she saw it in a TV infomercial featured on Oprah Winfrey's new network.The actress has ... Read more...

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Facebook to let advertisers republish user’s posts


January 27th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook users will now be able to see commercials that their friends like.The website has announced that as part of the “Sponsored Story”, users will see ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Fastest-dying industries


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) History was written when the world’s economy collapsed some years back. The recession that hit several of the top economies in the world has undoubtedly changed ... Read more...

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UK firms guilty of sexualisation of children to be prosecuted


December 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): The British government will soon put in place new stringent laws that will allow it to prosecute companies who issue advertisements, magazine images or clothing that leads ... Read more...

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‘Metrosexual’ David Beckham reveals hair-free legs


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): Soccer star David Beckham has one more addition to the list of things that make him a metrosexual man-shaving off his legs.The footballer was spotted with suspiciously ... Read more...

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Experts call for tighter regulations on food ads during kids’ TV viewing


October 29th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Experts has revealed that children are specifically targeted and repeatedly overexposed to a lot of adverts that promote unhealthy foods.Researchers, in partnership with the Cancer Council, Australia, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gay priests’ ice-cream advertisement banned


October 27th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Antonio Federici has seen two adverts banned in just two months. After the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned the company’s ad featuring a pregnant nun last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Facebook bans pot ads, which showcase the image of the marijuana leaf


August 25th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Popular social networking website Facebook has decided to censor images which show the leaf of the marijuana plant in adverts by an advocating group. Understandably the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Craigslist responds to claims of promoting prostitution


August 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Online marketplace Craigslist has responded to allegations that it helps promote prostitution, after two women made an appeal to close the site's adult section, saying it had wrecked ... Read more...

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Actor Jeff Goldblum quits the American show ‘Law & Order’


August 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jeff Goldblum has stopped starring in the popular American television series Law And Order: Criminal Intent, as a result of the show not having a ... Read more...

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Goa anti-terror squad to keep track of rave parties


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Keeping track of terror is not the only responsibility of Goa's newly-formed anti-terrorism squad (ATS). It is also likely to monitor online adverts for full moon rave parties, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lindsay Lohan’s Lawsuit Against E-Trade Moved To The City Of Their Headquarters


July 9th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This seems to be a bad time for Lindsay Lohan. The Hollywood actress cried in court a few days ago, when she was ordered ... Read more...

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Winston Churchill’s cigar airbrushed from picture


June 16th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Gripping a cigar in the corner of mouth, the signature style of Britain's former Prime Minister Winston Churchill has been airbrushed in a reproduced version of his photograph ... Read more...

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Fury over Winston Churchill’s cigar being airbrushed from 1948 photograph


June 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15(ANI): Art enthusiasts in the UK are furious after it was found that a photograph of former Prime Minster Winston Churchill taken in 1948 and placed in the main entrance ... Read more...

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‘Nothing wrong’ with UK lap dancing club’s boob featuring flyer: Sheriff


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): A sheriff has labelled the decision to deny licence to a Glasgow lap dancing club, because its promotional handout featured part of a dancer's boob, "absurd".Sheriff Principal ... Read more...

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Bikini-wearing blogger launches bus ads against ‘Islamization of America’


May 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 26 (ANI): A bikini-wearing blogger with Tea Party ties has placed ads on city buses in New York campaigning against 'Islamization of America'.And some of the ads bought by ... Read more...

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Warning for Facebook users: ‘Sexiest video’ message contains malware


May 19th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Facebook users are being warned not to click on a message that promises to deliver the 'sexiest video ever', as when opened it leads to the download ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scotland’s taxpayer-funded job centres offering careers in porn


May 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Scotland's unemployed have expressed their shock at an official state-run Internet site releasing an ad for kinky webcam stars.The blurb on the Jobcentre Plus page describes how the ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin first TV special speaks about George Weiss


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a lot of hue and cry over the promotional adverts of the Sarah Palin TV special, the first episode finally aired on Fox News on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sarah Palin & Tony Perkins distance themselves from RNC


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Going Rogue’ author Sarah Palin and the Family Research Council President Tony Perkins have decided to distance themselves from the Republican National Committee (RNC), after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

LL Cool J’s interview scrapped from Sarah Palin’s TV show


April 1st, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 1 (ANI): Sarah Palin's TV debut as the host of a new interview series will not use footage of rapper LL Cool J, it has been announced.Palin, 46, ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock’s husband had string of affairs


March 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock's husband Jesse James may have slept with 11 other women during his marriage, media reports said. Thesun.co.uk reports that he bedded girls by posting ... Read more...

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‘Combat Barbie’ Katrina Hodge’s sizzling new ad


February 12th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Lance Corporal Katrina Hodge, who was crowned Miss England last year, is fronting a La Senza campaign that offers a discount for service personnel.Hodge, who earned herself the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hilton apes Monroe for tenth perfume


February 1st, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Socialite-heiress Paris Hilton has aped movie icon Marilyn Monroe back to life in adverts for her tenth eponymously-named fragrance. Hilton who posted her behind-the-scenes pictures from the ... Read more...

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