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CBSE Issues Advisory Against Fake Information on Social Media Platforms

CBSE has taken cognizance of the rising number fake news being circulated on social media platforms, and has advised students to avoid sharing the same The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a new advisory regarding the fake news and frivolous information on social media platforms like Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter, as well as some news platforms. CBSE ... Read More »

Happy 25th year, blogging. You’ve grown up, but social media is still having a brawl

Last Monday was a significant anniversary in the evolution of the web. It was 25 years to the day since the first serious blog appeared. It was called Scripting News and the url was (and remains) at scripting.com. Its author is a software wizard named Dave Winer, who’s updated it every day since 1994. And despite its wide readership, it has never ... Read More »

News, social media, gaming drive Indian millennials’ mobile app consumption, finds study

The average Indian user has 50 apps (including pre-installed ones) on their smartphone, a study by MoMAGIC Technologies revealed. MoMAGIC, a data science-driven mobile tech startup based in New Delhi, surveyed 6,000 Indian millennials to deconstruct their app usage behaviour. The study found that mobile app consumption in India is evenly distributed across genders, with an average man installing 50.5 apps, and an average woman ... Read More »

How Omnia Media Is Crushing the YouTube Gaming World

When you need an example of a media company that owns some of the world’s top YouTube gaming channels, look no further than Omnia Media. Launched in 2013 as a gaming MCN, the digital-first company now creates both original and sponsored content for millennial and Gen Z communities who are passionate about video games. Omnia boasts the largest global video network ... Read More »

TheScore To Become First Media Company To Offer Online & Mobile Sports Betting In North America

LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 26: Bettors line up to place wagers after more than 400 proposition bets for Super Bowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots were posted at the Race & Sports SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on January 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Getty ... Read More »

More Americans now get news from social media than from newspapers, says survey

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images For the first time ever, more Americans now get news from social media sites than from print newspapers, Pew Research said on Monday. Twenty percent of U.S. adults polled by the company say they “often” get news from social media while 16 percent “often” turn to newspapers. Last year the two media were ... Read More »

Big Tech made the social media mess. It has to fix it

After virtually every mass shooting, every high-profile hate crime over the past decade, the story played out much the same: All the warning signs were on full display on social media. As if on cue, reports circulated of social media abuse moments after the world learned the names of alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc and Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert ... Read More »

Tanzania’s Ridiculous Social Media & Blogging Regulations Have Gone Into Effect

On Monday, Tanzania‘s very backwards and super regressive social media and blogging licenseregulations went into effect, and it’s already claimed a lot of victims, most notably, popular East African whistleblower website, JamiiForums, which has now been shut down. In April, the Tanzanian government signed a new regulation that will govern not just social media, but also blogging! The law mandates that bloggers, podcasters, online radio personalities, and even ... Read More »

Seek social media quality, not quantity

Information overload: Online audiences have moved from blogs to networking sites such as Twitter and Instagram, whose popularity is fuelled in part by the instant feedback social media users generate by their shared content. Picture: 123RF/GILC Internet users of all kinds have probably encountered advice that they should have a social media presence. There are many inducements: entrepreneurs will attract ... Read More »

How Social Media is Revolutionizing the Wedding Industry

For better or worse, social media is affecting the way we live our lives; everything from the everyday to the once-in-a-lifetime has felt the weight of social media’s heavy influence on us. Like most things these days, the wedding industry hasn’t been immune to the power of social media, and for every potential “pro” the power of the internet presents ... Read More »