Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign against misinformation in the lead up to next month’s general election in the United Kingdom. Continue Reading
News Today, Maalai Sudar & Talk Media Managing Director and Group Editor, TR Jawahar’s book, “Why TN is forbidden land” was released by Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T Nagar, Secretary, Swami Padmasthananda during the prize distribution function of Talk Media’s Mega Kolu Contest held at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission Matriculation School in the city last evening.
More than 40 per cent Indian respondents polled agreed that they could get fired for controversial content on their social media channels, according to a survey by cybersecurity solutions firm McAfee. Continue Reading
Pixalive, a social network application with voice note feature, announces the seed funding of $5,00,000 it raised from sinvestors headed by MAS Sealing Systems (P) Ltd. in Chennai recently. It has also roped in actress and entrepreneur Pranitha Subhash as its brand ambassador. Continue Reading
When a user would select a product image, they would also be able to see other details such as the brand, price and reviews of the product Continue Reading
Australia’s competition watchdog today recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google’s dominance of online advertising among a slew of measures to better police the internet giants. Continue Reading
Technology would occupy centre-stage for the first time in India’s general elections, says an IT expert, who believes social media could well play a decisive role in sealing electoral outcomes in many constituencies in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading
Last night, word about yet another issue with data privacy came out, where Facebook had allegedly given technology companies like Microsoft, Netflix and Spotify special access to user’s data. Continue Reading