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Taliban posing as girls on Facebook to befriend soldiers


September 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) The Taliban are "posing as pretty girls" on social networking website Facebook in an attempt to befriend soldiers on the web and gather crucial information, ... Read more...

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Government wants mechanism to prevent social websites’ misuse


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government is working with social networking websites to create an institutional mechanism to prevent their misuse, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday.He was ... Read more...

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Punctual Big B says ’sorry’ for coming late


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few stars who is always punctual but he got late for a "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) event Wednesday and ... Read more...

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Working with government to remove hateful content: Facebook


August 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook Tuesday said it is working with the government to remove "hateful content" that is widely being perceived as likely to ... Read more...

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90 percent jilted lovers spy on ex on Facebook


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Around 90 of lovers spy on photos and status messages of their former boyfriends or girlfriends on popular social networking website Facebook, a study has ... Read more...

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Facebook to host live science lesson


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall, The Independent reported Tuesday.Dallas Campbell and Yan ... Read more...

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Six jailed for offending Oman sultan on Facebook


July 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Six people, including a woman, have been sentenced to a year in prison for offending Oman's monarch Sultan Qaboos Bin Said on social networking website ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Use Facebook to know people, officials told


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Civil servants in Britain have been told to use social networking website Facebook at work to find out what the public is thinking.Bob Kerslake, head ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italian teacher held for giving passing grades for sex


June 28th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) A teacher in northern Italy has been arrested for giving students passing grades in exchange for sex.The teacher in Piacenza city is accused of using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US woman jailed for shooting sex tape with son


June 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman from California has been sentenced to over four years in jail for being involved in a sex tape with her son with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Donations pour in after video of bullied NY bus monitor goes viral


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
GREECE, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Donations continued to pour in from around the world on Friday after a 10-minute video showing the relentless bullying of an elderly New York school bus ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bug causes Twitter outage on Thursday


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter was hit by a bug on Thursday and a major outage happened.The Twitter users felt the aftereffects ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

LinkedIn probes theft of 6.5 mn passwords


June 6th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Professional networking website LinkedIn said it was investigating claims that 6.5 million of its users' passwords have been stolen and published on a Russian computer hacking ... Read more...

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Jakarta concert cancelled, Gaga disappointed


May 28th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is upset because her concert in Jakarta has been cancelled.The pop superstar was to perform in the Indonesian capital June 3, but ... Read more...

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‘Cinema all about human experiences’ (With Images)


May 25th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Ridhima Sud was trained under Lary Moss, who also mentored Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, and now the model-turned-actress is making her debut with the international ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Briton makes hit-list of 1,000 girls for sex


May 19th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A 19-year-old man in Britain had sex with four girls whom he met on social networking website Facebook and prepared a hit-list of 1,000 potential ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cops go undercover to help women in Shanghai metro


May 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) Undercover police officers are now patrolling metro trains in Chinese business hub Shanghai to protect women passengers from sexual harassment.Authorities said such harassment usually increases with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook to launch own app store


May 10th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Facebook has created its own App Centre, in which the social networking website will showcase the best apps across internet and on all mobile platforms.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nothing more creative than being bitchy: RGV


April 30th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Director-producer Ram Gopal Varma, known for bold comments on Twitter, expresses himself candidly on the social networking website and feels negativity has more creativity."Whenever you ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nicki Minaj quits Twitter


April 20th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has deleted her account on social networking website Twitter after she became angry about her music being leaked online.The superstar became enraged ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook, Apple may be balkanising the web


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Google co-founder Sergey Brin has accused social networking website Facebook and computer giant Apple of being the biggest threat to online freedom, even as he ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

PMO now on Youtube


March 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Having successfully ventured into social media to connect with on-the-go generation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office has now forayed into video website YouTube.Manmohan Singh's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Court accepts Yahoo plea, fines complainant (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday accepted Yahoo India's application to remove its name from the list of websites dragged to court for allegedly posting defamatory ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook in row over moderation process


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook has been criticized for employing content moderators in the developing world and allowing them to access people's personal information, The Telegraph ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Case filed with ulterior motive, says Facebook


February 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook, facing trial for hosting allegedly objectionable content, has told a Delhi court that the case has been filed against it ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Suit on objectionable content motivated, says Yahoo India (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Yahoo India, facing trial for hosting allegedly objectionable material on its website, has told a Delhi court that the suit against it was "motivated" ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Finnair advance bookings surge by 25 percent


February 18th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair, whose cabin crew performed an inflight dance, as a treat for Indian guests on Jan 26 (Indian Republic Day), reported a surge ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks fall amid Greece uncertainties (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) US stocks closed lower Friday as uncertainties about the Greek debt crisis and poor economic data weighed the market.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 89.23 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Twitter users post more than 12,000 tweets per second during Super Bowl


February 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- Users of the social networking website Twitter posted more than 12,000 tweets per second during the last moments of the Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, the company ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Thai government welcomes Twitter censorship announcement


January 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The Thai government on Monday welcomed an announcement from the social networking website Twitter that it will start censoring controversial content on a country-specific level, local media reported.Jeerawan ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Facebook use, less socialising could make people sadder


January 18th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) While logging into Facebook account many times a day in office or at home may have turned an irresistible habit for a lot of people, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lily Allen names daughter Ethel Mary


January 5th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen and her husband Sam Cooper have named their baby daughter Ethel Mary.Allen, who gave birth in November has maintained a low profile ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese student extracts gold from scrap CPUs


January 4th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese student has extracted pure gold from scrap CPUs, earning him the title "modern alchemist".Li Dianwu, a chemistry senior at Nankai University in Tianjin in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fake account of Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng fools Twitter


January 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- An account on the social networking website Twitter which claimed to be Wendi Deng Murdoch, the wife of News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, was revealed to ... Read more...

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