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Identity theft at all-time high: British officials


July 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Identity theft now accounts for two-thirds of all frauds, according to Britain's fraud prevention service.According to the latest figures released by CIFAS - the country's Fraud ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

A single click protects kids from pedophiles


July 8th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 8 (IANS) A new Facebook app can help parents protect children from snooping with a single click and also keep them safe from pedophiles.The Social Privacy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese social media users ‘happier’ than Westerners


June 28th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Chinese social media users are "happier" and write "less political" messages on their profiles than Westerners, The Telegraph reported Thursday.Computer scientists at the Delft University of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beer drinkers more likely to have early sex


June 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Men and women who enjoy a pint are 60 percent more likely to sleep with someone early in a relationship, statistics show.This applies to both gay ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kazakhs find love on Sharia dating website


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dating website -- based on Islamic Sharia law -- for Muslims in Kazakhstan with "sincere intentions" to create a family has now been launched ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Divorces under 25 doubled in three years


December 20th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The number of divorcees under 25 years of age has risen over the years as the number of separated couples have gone up from two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

KLM fliers can pick seat-mates on Facebook


December 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands, has launched a new programme that will allow passengers to pick their "seat-mates" on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vote your best snack on ‘India’s True Snexy’ (With Image)


November 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Reality shows in India number dime a dozen but a Mumbai-based firm has organised one not on television but on the internet where the people will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women can detect your hidden ‘beauty’ online


November 14th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Trying to woo a woman just by posting your best-looking snap alongside an online profile may not be the best idea after all -- a study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Your Facebook pics could be keeping nice friends away


November 7th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Your semi-clad photos on social networking sites like Facebook could be one of the things which might be preventing many individuals from becoming your online ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Cant do anything about paid news’


September 20th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Potential candidates for the Goa assembly elections have started paying for news in the local media even before the dates of the have been announced, an ... Read more...

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Astrology still matters in Indian marriages: Study


September 1st, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Astrological compatibility is still a key criterion in Indian marriages, especially if they are arranged, a study said Thursday.According to a study by marriage portal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parliamentary panel favours dole to jobless youths


September 1st, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has suggested allowance for registered unemployed youths in the country.The parliamentary panel on labour and employment also said a strategy should be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over half of parents spy on kids on Facebook


July 21st, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Over half of parents log on to social networking websites only to find out what their children are upto, a study has found.About 55 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Divorced Indian men prefer single women when marrying again


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over half of divorced Indian men prefer single women when it comes to marriage again, while divorcee women are open to considering both single as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fearing online reputation, Britons delete personal details


April 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Worrying about online reputation, more than half of UK adults would erase whatever they have ever posted on the net about themselves.A staggering 35 percent believe ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More than 5 in 10 US adults use Facebook


March 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): More than 5 in 10 American adults use the online social networking service Facebook, according to a report by Edison Research and Arbitron Inc.The report, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz teens ‘too blase’ about online legal dangers: Study


March 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 20 (ANI): A Monash University-led study has found that Victorian teenagers are ignorant of the legal pitfalls of using social media - such as posting explicit photographs of themselves ... Read more...

Posted in World |

12pc of pooches with Facebook profiles have more friends than you do


March 9th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 09 (ANI): Some canines with Facebook profiles have more friends on the social networking site than you do, according to a new survey.The survey of 409 dog owners in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women form bulk of Mexico’s Twitter users


March 9th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) The typical Mexican Twitter user is a woman living in this capital, according to a survey carried out by marketing firm Mente Digital.Women represent 52 ... Read more...

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Facebook can boost self-esteem: Study


March 6th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Facebook can have a positive influence on the self-esteem of college students, according to a new study.This is probably because Facebook allows them to put their best ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women find men’s seeming indifference more attractive


February 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Are you still looking for a date on Valentine's Day? It turns out there may be something to "playing hard to get". A woman is seemingly more ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women ‘more attracted to men whose feelings are unclear’


February 8th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A woman is more attracted to a man when she is uncertain about how much he likes her, says a new study.On the one hand, a lot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punjab governor’s killer told fellow guards about plot


January 5th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Mumtaz Qadri, the assassin of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, has disclosed during investigations that he had informed his fellow Pakistani guards about his intentions, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Facebook Outage Lasted For 30 Minutes When Company Tested New Features


December 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook - which is considered as the most popular social networking site in recent times went down yesterday for a brief span. The service is used ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Vigilantes blast Facebook for failing to protect kids from paedophiles


December 14th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has been blasted by a vigilante group for failing to take action against paedophiles, who are brazenly sharing child pornography pictures and videos ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook Cartoon Character Campaign Nothing to do With NSPCC


December 7th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yet another campaign has recently swept across the pages of Facebook users, this time claiming to be a stand against child abuse. Similar to the Breast Cancer Awareness ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US woman with Twitter name ‘theashes’ gets Qantas’ flight offer


November 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): An American woman, who was bombarded with cricket-related messages due to her Twitter name 'theashes', has been offered a free flight to Australia to watch the ongoing Ashes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘See who viewed your profile’ is latest Facebook scam


November 30th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): There is no way to see who has viewed your profile on Facebook. Hence, any app that offers to do so is a scam.Developer and vendor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hacking case against Hollywood actor in Ghaziabad


November 29th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A complaint against Hollywood actor Justin Chatwin has been registered after a woman here alleged the actor hacked her Facebook account and her computer, police said Monday.In ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US woman with Twitter name ‘theashes’ sick of score update requests!


November 29th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): An American mother with Twitter name @theashes is reportedly said to be irritated after being flooded with messages about the ongoing Ashes cricket series between Australia and England.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Longchamp - What Does Longchamp Have Especially For Facebook Users?


November 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
If you are a huge fan of Longchamp, this news is just for you. A new Facebook application has been launched by Longchamp for its fans. This application will help Facebook ... Read more...

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Cult member vandalises Facebook tribute pages


November 12th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 12 (IANS) A member of right-wing cult Ku Klux Klan has vandalised several Facebook tribute pages for dead Australian teenagers, a media report said Friday.Jarred Hensley, 28, told a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids posting profiles of single parents on matrimonial sites


October 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A study by a matrimonial site has revealed that a growing number of children are posting profiles of their single parents for re-marriage.Matrimonial site Jeevansaathi.com said that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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