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How to manage a loved ones social media afterlife

The fate of a Twitter account might seem trivial when a loved one dies. Sure, social media handles probably won’t be worth as much as bank accounts. And they’re unlikely to have the same emotional value as jewelry or record collections. They’re easy to forget … until they remind you they’re still out there on the web. Just days after ... Read More »

The Economics Of Social Media

Every day, billions of people post, share, comment, and chat on online social media platforms. More and more, they are replacing traditional means of not only communication but also socialising with friends and family. Because of social media, it has never been so easy to keep in touch with people who live thousands of miles away. It also moves significant ... Read More »

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

TweetDeck app | Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too. If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the ... Read More »

Pinelands member taking social media critics to court

BRIDGETON – A state Pinelands Commission member is taking 14 people into state court over alleged insults on social media, including one unsympathetic lyrical comparison to the devil, because of her support for a natural gas pipeline. Vineland resident Jane Jannarone claims, in a lawsuit filed in Cumberland County Superior Court on March 20, that the postings set out to ... Read More »

Social media firms accused of ‘commercial prostitution’

Google did not take down a video with “malicious and hateful comments about Jewish people” CREDIT: ERIN LUBIN/ BLOOMBERG  Social media companies have been accused of “commercial prostitution” and having “no shame” after being grilled by MPs over their failure to take down abusive content. MPs condemned Google for not taking down a video by a former Ku Klux Klan leader ... Read More »

We need to rethink adoption in the social media age, says senior judge

Lord Justice McFarlane: ‘The difficulties facing adopters and adopted children have been made more difficult with the ever-increasing facility to trace and make contact via social media.’ Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Too many children are being forcibly adopted against the wishes of their families and prevented from having any contact with their natural parents, a senior judge has suggested. In ... Read More »

Is it time to take a break from social media?

Zeenia Baria| TNN | Jan 21, 2017, 01.00 AM IST Don’t let social media take over your life (Thinkstock) It’s hard to imagine life without social media, isn’t it? For a large number of the urban population, Facebook, Twitter, Instagrametc. have become de rigueur — such an integral and essential part of life that even the thought of not being ... Read More »

BISAG to promote audio-visual educational platform utilising social media and internet

The BISAG started its educational channel with an objective to spread awareness about education channels, address the problem of untrained and subpar teachers by providing various subjects experts. e-content RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal education for differently-abled children CAT Results 2016: To be out soon at iimcat.ac.in Madrasas and pathshalas will induct state board curriculum: NCPCR, Delhi Chandigarh ... Read More »

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It has been identified that social stigma, gender biasness, and non-cooperation of the teachers were the primary reasons that prompted Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay to take such a step. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay RELATED STORIES Student Islamic Organisation writes to MCI to conduct NEET in Urdu IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! Delhi records rise in number of students Smriti ... Read More »

Free quality coaching to SCs/STs/OBCs for competitive exams: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

It has been recommended that students belonging to SC and OBC categories having a total family income from all sources of Rs 6 lakh or less per annum are eligible to avail benefits under the scheme. Thawar Chand Gehlot RELATED STORIES DU to hire 4,000 permanent teachers in 2017 AMU students protest against 18 per cent reservation given to Muslims ... Read More »