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Lady Gaga launches her own social networking site ‘Little Monsters’


July 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga fans can rejoice as the superstar has launched her own social networking site called ‘Little Monsters’.Little Monsters is also the name by which the ... Read more...

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Indian kids worst victims of cyberbullying, says study


January 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Three out of 10 parents in India say their children have been victims of cyberbullying and a majority of them through social networking sites like ... Read more...

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China arrests 12,000 for selling drugs online


October 30th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Over 12,000 suspects have been arrested in China in a nationwide campaign against the sale of narcotics on the internet, the government said Sunday.Police across the ... Read more...

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New Starbucks logo ‘could prove beneficial to company’


January 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Despite general disappointment expressed by U.S. consumers in response to the redesigned Starbucks logo unveiled yesterday, scientists believe the move could do good to the company."The logo of ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter ‘encourage kids to spread gossip and insults’


October 17th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A leading headmaster in the UK has slammed social networking websites Facebook and Twitter for undermining kids' moral development by rewarding the use of 'inneuendo, half-truth and ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s first social networking website launched


July 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12 (ANI): Engineers of the Pakistani Information Technology successfully launched a social networking website based on the pattern of Facebook.The name of the website is BuddyFlick.com.Its creator, Yousaf ... Read more...

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Today’s youngsters prefer computer games to holidays


April 30th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): A survey has revealed that the young generation would rather stay at home and play computer games than go on a holiday.The report by Future of Free Time, ... Read more...

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Brit Mums’ slam Liberal Democrat porn plan


April 26th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): Mothers in Britain have expressed dismay and anger over a Liberal Democrat plan to let 16-year-olds watch and star in pornographic films.The controversial policy has faced blistering criticism ... Read more...

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Sex addiction affects work life too


April 17th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Sex addiction affects the work life of an individual as those affected may sit up through the early hours on chat rooms and sex sites, or find other ... Read more...

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Sydney priest says online masturbation was part of fantasy world


February 24th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): A Sydney priest has told a court that his online masturbating act was all part of a fantasy world.Robert MacGregor Fuller, who served for some six years at ... Read more...

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More adolescents suffer cyber bullying now


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Around 10 percent of all adolescents in grades 7-9 are victims of Internet bullying, says a new study. "Cyber bullying occurs when new technologies such as computers ... Read more...

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People glued to Internet more likely to suffer blues


February 4th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) People glued to the Internet are more likely to suffer from depression, says the first large scale study of its kind. The Internet use and depression levels ... Read more...

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Too much net surfing can make you depressed


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Individuals who spend a lot of time surfing the net are more likely to show symptoms of depression, a new study has found.The first large-scale study of its ... Read more...

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Teens ‘use just 800 different words a day’


January 11th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): Teenagers use approximately 800 different words a day, a linguistic expert claims.Apparently, the abbreviated "teenspeak" of text messages, social networking sites and Internet chat rooms are having significant ... Read more...

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Abbreviated ‘teenspeak’ can harm job chances


January 10th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): Abbreviated forms of communication among teenagers may become a problem for them later in life while securing jobs, experts claim.Apparently, the abbreviated "teenspeak" of text messages, social networking ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to design a chat room his way


November 28th, 2009 - 4:34 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The perfectionist in Aamir Khan has yet again proved the credentials of his title. He doesn't seem to be pleased with the current technology to handle the traffic in the chat ... Read more...

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Half of Oz cybersex users are married or in serious relationships


September 24th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 24 (ANI): A new Australian study has shown that infidelity is rampant in the world of cybersex, with more than half of those who engage in it being married or ... Read more...

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Peruvian parents renting children to pornographers: Report


September 21st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 21 (EFE) Peruvian families are renting their children as young as three to pornographic filmmakers for a 'nuevo sol' (34 cents), a media report said. "Many families in the interior of ... Read more...

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Brit Home Secretary’s secret plan to carry on snooping


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Britain's spy chiefs are reportedly pressing ahead with secret plans to monitor all internet use and telephone calls in Britain despite Home Secretary Jackie Smith's announcement of a ... Read more...

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Looking for love on the net can leave you penniless!


February 26th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 26 (ANI): Internet love comes with huge price tag, ask any Malaysian man who seeks his dream lover on the net.According to a report, women in Malaysia are laying ... Read more...

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Controversial French minister delivers baby girl but keeps fathers name under wraps


January 3rd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): France''s justice minister Rachida Dati gave birth to a baby girl in Paris late Friday.The 43-year-old, however, has not yet revealed the name of the child''s father.Zohra ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks could spur vigilance in the West


December 12th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.12 (ANI): The Mumbai attacks have prompted some Western officials to step up vigilance against the type of low-tech assault the 10 gunmen mounted last month, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more...

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Almost half of Brit kids ”want adult supervision on internet”


October 28th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A new survey has shown that Brit children are taking their Internet safety seriously, and want adults to supervise them when they surf the web.Nearly 45 per ... Read more...

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Crime, depression, stress, and drugs affecting British youth


July 21st, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that problems like violent crimes, depression, stress, and drugs are taking a toll on British youngsters. Media Research, which surveyed 1,000 youths ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda owns-up to Danish embassy attack in Islamabad


June 5th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 5 (ANI): The Al-Qaeda today claimed responsibility for the explosion at the Danish Embassy in Islamabad on Monday. SITE monitoring services said that al-Qaeda in several Internet statements claimed to ... Read more...

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New web resource to help Asia’s youth avoid internet dangers


February 19th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, Feb 19 (DPA) The Business Software Alliance (BSA) launched an educational Web resource Tuesday to help youths across Asia understand and avoid the many risks they face on the internet. "The ... Read more...

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Benefits of kids’ online interaction outweigh its potential dangers: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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ChaYoWo Technology Solutions launches online gaming portal


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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