Pandemic led to resurgence in moral values

The use of the words like sacrifice, share and help more than doubled on Twitter and Google from before the pandemic to the period after 13 March, according to new research, saying that internet trends suggest Covid-19 spurred a return to earlier values and activities among people. Continue Reading

Anti-India posts, ads: SC notice to Centre, Twitter

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and Twitter on a petition asking for a mechanism to check fake news and hate messages, seditious and incendiary content on Twitter and other social media platforms. Continue Reading

Centre warns Twitter of penal action over genocide hashtags

Government has directed Twitter to comply with its order to remove contents/accounts related to farmer genocide hashtags, and warned that the microblogging platform may face ‘penal action’ for non-compliance of its order, according to sources. Continue Reading

Centre gets notice on social media law

The Supreme Court sought responses from the Centre and others on a plea seeking framing of law to regulate social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and make them responsible for allegedly spreading fake news and hate speeches. Continue Reading

Prince Harry & wife Meghan to quit social media: Report

Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have reportedly decided to quit social media as they focus on their roles in the US away from frontline British royalty. Continue Reading

”No sir” trends on top as Modi tweets about quitting social media

Social media witnessed emotional outburst after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night tweeted, ”This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Will keep you all posted.”  Continue Reading