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A third of men on Facebook provoke others


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 3 (IANS) Women spend 81 minutes daily on Facebook, writing more about emotions and relationships, while men devoted 64 minutes per day. What's more, a third of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chardon High School shooting case injures four


February 27th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chardon, Ohio, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Ohio have arrested a gunman who opened fire at the cafeteria at a high school. The incident left at least four people needing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Urban Indian youths bored of social media: Survey


January 19th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Youngsters in urban India are gradually moving away from social networking sites due to fatigue and health reasons, said a study conducted by a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Abu Dhabi airport launches website


July 27th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi International Airport Wednesday launched its new website, introducing a range of features designed to enhance the travel experience for business and leisure ... Read more...

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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 |

Microsoft showcases next version of operating system - Mango


May 25th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, May 25 (IANS) Microsoft Wednesday showcased the next major release of its superior version of operating system for smartphones -- code named Mango."Mango will deliver more than 500 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Diet of emails, texts, tweets and status updates can drain your brain!


April 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A new study has shown emails, texts, tweets and status updates could be detrimental to our mental health.It suggested that modern technology could be damaging our minds by ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Facebook makes money from user’s data


April 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Apr 17 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook is using its users's profile, status updates, messages and other information to help advertisers find exactly who they want to reach out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook testing instant ads feature based on user status updates


March 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): Facebook has confirmed it was testing a new programme that will instantly display ads based on users' status updates.According to the New York Post, the social networking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New app to delete drunken messages on Facebook, Twitter


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) iPhone has developed a new application using which one could delete messages on Facebok and Twitter that were put out when one was in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, group messaging apps on smartphones to connect ‘real friends’


March 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): You might love swapping status updates and photos with hundreds of acquaintances online, but the latest trend in social media is about linking your closest relationships.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Summer of social networking in Kashmir


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): Kashmiris are watching with great interest the 'Tunisami' that began in Tunisia and is spreading through the virtual and real world. Last year's unrest ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Oz youngsters use Facebook, Twitter ‘to look cool, not to communicate’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 21 (ANI): The social-networking obsessed Australian youngsters have admitted that they use tools such as Facebook, Twitter and Smartphone apps to appear 'cool' rather than communicate.A new research has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Twitter, Facebook leave people ‘more lonely’


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Social media leaves many people feeling lonely, alienated and dissatisfied with life, according to American author Sherry Turkle.In her new book 'Alone Together', Prof Turkle from Massachusetts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook To Permit The Advertisers To Republish The Users’ Posts


January 27th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 27, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Facebook’s consumers, who sign on to a store or click the `like'’ button for a brand name, may soon discover that those acts have been ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Salman Taseer’s assassinator finds “fans” on Facebook


January 6th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Hundreds of Facebook users have welcomed liberal Pakistani politician Salman Taseer's killing as a strike against reformers of the country's tight blasphemy laws.The Punjab governor was shot on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British adults tell on average three lies a day


January 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) An adult in Britain tells on an average three lies a day, including lying about how many people they have had sex with, a survey has found.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Justin Bieber is the world’s most influential person: Klout


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A website that calculates the impact of online activity such as posting messages and status updates, is slated to be the next big thing in social media.Klout.com, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Average adult in Britain tells 3 lies a day: Survey


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): The average adult in UK lies three times in a day and it is mostly about their whereabouts, hours of work and household chores, reveals a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Justin Bieber more influential online than the Dalai Lama, Obama!


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): A social media index has claimed that teen sensation Justin Bieber is more influential online than either the Dalai Lama or US President Barack Obama.San Francisco-based social ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Twitter gets valued at $3.7 billion


December 17th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter has been valued at $3.7 billion. The valuation came after it received a major shot in the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook statistics show UK is obsessed with ‘X Factor’ and football


December 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has revealed that Britons are officially obsessed with 'The X Factor' and football.According to a survey of the country's 26 million users, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women more stressed about Facebook updates than men


November 29th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): An Australian survey has found that women were more stressed out than men to keep their Facebook status updates interesting.Sixty nine percent women of the 420 Australians ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook strengthening our social ties: Study


November 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A University of Texas research has suggested that Facebook is making us more social, albeit in ways unique to the digital age.While the social network site is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Web founder says Facebook is a trap


November 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24 (ANI): Tim Berners-Lee, credited with creating the Web, has warned that social networking sites like Facebook and Linkedln represent one of the several threats to the future of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NCAA Investigation Did Not Spoil Cam Newton’s Performance


November 7th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cam Newton is certainly going through a mental turbulence due to the NCAA investigation that is being conducted. It has been alleged that he had attempted ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Face it, X-mas and spring break is break-up time too


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) People caught in a rocky relationship are most likely to break up around springtime or Christmas, if data from social networking site Facebook is to be believed. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook graph shows most people break up at Spring Break or Christmas


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A designer has pulled information from 10,000 Facebook status updates which used the phrases 'break up' or 'broken up' and plotted them on a graph.Created by David ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rubbish on Facebook may be more worthwhile than we think


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Superficial contacts on Facebook, seemingly needless comments, and boring status updates may be more valuable than we think.A new report from the National IT User Centre has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook Application Will Now Be Improved


October 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook brings to its users a new set of surprises once again. Certain new exciting applications will now be accessed on Facebook, which will give a ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Bizarre ‘I like it on the floor’ Breast Cancer Awareness campaign hits Facebook


October 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Facebook status updates like 'I like it on the floor' have left most puzzled, but it turns the out cryptic, suggestive phrases are just part of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vultures use ‘face flushing’ for instant status updates


October 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): While humans use social networking sites to instantly update their 'status', vultures use 'face flushing' technique to do the same when interacting with peers and rivals, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to get more attention on Facebook


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): Not getting enough comments on your Facebook status updates? Well, post a photo on Friday and you'll be bombarded with those much-loved likes and comments, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Put out too much on Facebook and risk burglary


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) People who post too much personal information on social networking sites could be at risk from burglary, a media report said Thursday. Wisbech magistrates' court heard that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pouty photos, endless status updates on Facebook indicate ‘narcissism’


August 31st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): If you are obsessed with your status updates and picture uploads on Facebook, you are probable an online narcissist, says a new research.Researchers at Canada's York University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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