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Just 25 percent adults use Internet in India

Just 25 percent adults use Internet in India

SAN FRANCISCO: Despite talk of Digital India, only one in four in the country reported using the Internet in 2017, which is among the lowest in the world, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Centre. South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 per cent of adults reporting

Facebook to train 1 mn US enterpreneurs in digital skills

Facebook to train 1 mn US enterpreneurs in digital skills

Aim to give individuals and companies the tools they need to flourish in an increasingly digital economy, Facebook has vowed to train one million people and small business owners across the US by 2020. “Our plan is to work side by side with communities to provide more freein-person training, mentorship and online courses, ” Amy Brooks, Facebook’s Business

Now user can repost Instagram ‘Stories’ you are tagged in

Now user can repost Instagram ‘Stories’ you are tagged in. Facebook-owned Instagram announced a change to its “Stories” feature which will allow users to instantly repost a “Story” they are tagged in, as theirs. “When someone mentions you in their story, you receive a notification in your ‘Direct message’ thread with that person. Now you’ll

YouTube to roll out new music service

YouTube to roll out new music service

YouTube is rolling out a new service “YouTube Music” on May 22 to seperate the music and film components on the Google-owned video sharing platform. “You Tube Music” is a mobile app and desktop player with multiple playlists, official albums and artists to prevent users from jumping back and forth between multiple apps and YouTube, the company said

Delhi HC social media Kathua rape case

Delhi HC issues notice to Google, FB for revealing identity of rape victim

 Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Google, Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites after their Indian subsidiaries informed the court that they are not concerned entity to reply to court’s notice on disclosing the identity of Kathua victim. The Court will again hear the matter on May 29. Earlier the Delhi High Court had slapped a fine of Rs. 10 lakhs

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan social media debut

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to finally make social media debut?

If there is one star whom millions of people want to see on social media, it is definitely Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.Fulfilling the wish of scores of fans and followers, the ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ star will be making her much-awaited debut on Instagram. Ahead of the Cannes Film Festival 2018, the 44-year-old is all set

Facebook can make older adults feel less lonely: Study

Facebook can make older adults feel less lonely: Study

NEW YORK: If your grandparents are struggling with isolation, showing them how to use Facebook may help as researchers, including one of Indianorigin, have found that social networking sites offer tools and activities that may help older adults feel more empowered and less lonely.Facebook and similar social networking sites could play a critical role in

Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on social networks

Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on social networks

Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on social networks LONDON: Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter while cold, wet and humid surroundings generally spoil the mood, leading to less frequent social media outings, an interesting research has revealed.Based on the analysis of billions of Twitter and Facebook posts, the team

Happy Birthday Bollywood Alia Bhatt

Happy Birthday to me: says Bollywood star Alia Bhatt

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who is celebrating her 25th birthday today, has an adorable gift for her fans and followers. The ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania‘ star took to Instagram to share two new stills from her upcoming highly anticipated film ‘Raazi’. Along with the post, the versatile actor also wrote a sweet caption which read, “Movies

Aamir Khan bollywood superstar

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan makes Instagram debut on 53rd b’day

Superstar Aamir Khan has a special gift for his fans on the occasion of his 53rd birthday. ‘Dangal‘ star, who currently enjoys massive  social media following through  Facebook and Twitter, on Tuesday, joined the Instagram family. Even without a single post, Aamir, within a few hours, managed to rake in over 234k followers on the photo sharing app. Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood has over 23

Instagram to tell

Soon, Instagram to tell you who’s stalking you

Until now, users have been able to record or screenshot other people’s ‘Stories’ secretly on Instagram, without being detected. But that’s about to change. The popular image and video sharing platform will soon start telling its users about their stalkers. The feature, which will notify users whenever someone has screengrabbed their ‘Stories’, is yet to be enabled

Instagram launches new features

Instagram launches new features for ‘Stories’

Instagram launches new features: In a bid to empower users and advertisers, Facebook-owned Instagram on Friday launched “Type Mode” and “Carousel Ads” for “Stories” With “Type Mode,” users can now share text with different styles and backgrounds. The “Carousel Ads” feature allows advertisers to have up to three pieces of media per “Stories” ad, as before

Fans praise Parineeti Chopra for sharing a pic with visible stretchmarks

Fans praise Parineeti Chopra for sharing a pic with visible stretchmarks. Bollywood actress like Parineeti Chopra post a picture of herself flaunting her stretch mark. The actress who was last seen in Golmaal Again, took to Instagram recently to post a picture of herself wearing a crop top and denim jacket. She wanted to primarily

Bigg Boss 11 finalist Hina Khan celebrates Republic Day with kids

Bigg Boss 11 finalist Hina Khan celebrates Republic Day with kids

Bigg Boss 11 finalist Hina Khan celebrates Republic Day with kids. Hina Khan is a popular Indian television celebrity. The telly actress, celebrated the 69th Republic Day in a special way. She took to her Instagram handle and shared the pictures where she can be seen celebrating the national spirit with little kids. Holding a

Instagram adds GIF stickers

Instagram adds GIF stickers to ‘Stories’

Instagram adds GIF stickers: Popular photo-sharing platform Instagram is rolling out a new feature that helps users search and add GIF stickers to their Instagram “Stories”. “When you tap to add a sticker to a photo or video in stories, you’ll now see a new GIF option. Tap it to open a library full of hundreds

Oscars 2018: Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations

Oscars 2018: Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations

Oscars 2018: Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations. Global star Priyanka Chopra is all set to announce the nominations for the Oscar awards this year. The Academy took to its Instagram page and shared some behind-the-scenes glimpses which revealed that few celebrities have been picked for the special occasion, which include our very own Desi girl.The

Ed Sheeran is engaged, announces engagement on Instagram

Ed Sheeran is engaged, announces engagement on Instagram. The weekend sets in with some happy faces and broken hearts as Ed Sheeran announced that he and his and his longtime girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn, are engaged. The 26-year-old singer took to his Instagram to share a picture and wrote alongside, “Got myself a fiance just before new year. We are very happy

Shraddha Kapoor unfollows Farhan Akhtar on Instagram

Shraddha Kapoor unfollows Farhan Akhtar on Instagram. Farhan Akhtar and Shraddha Kapoor’s rumoured hush-hush affair has provided fodder to the rumour mills for months now. It was being said that the couple had parted ways, and it looks like they just made their break-up official. If a report in SpotboyE is to be believed, Shraddha has unfollowed

User may post Instagram Stories on WhatsApp soon

Facebook is running a small test to let users post their Instagram “Stories” directly to WhatsApp Status. The new feature will let users post decorated photos, videos and GIFs on WhatsApp which will disappear after 24 hours. “An Instagram Story posted as a WhatsApp Status also becomes encrypted like the rest of WhatsApp,” TechCrunch reported on

Bhutan queen

These pictures of queen of Bhutan are leaving people awestruck

These Pictures of Bhutan queen are leaving people awestruck. Bhutan’s queen is such a favorite of the internet for all the time. Her instagram photos and her profile is pure Gold.Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck is just 27-years-old. She is the world’s youngest queen. She became a monarch when she was just 21-years-old after she