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More Than Half of Young Females Have Faced Online Harassment: Survey

More than half of young females who are on some social media platforms have faced online harassment or abuse, reveals a new survey. Ahead of...

PUBG Ban: The News Indian Parents Had Been Waiting For

By Gokul Bhagabati With the PUBG Mobile ban, the government on Wednesday delivered what many Indian parents had been waiting to hear for months now,...

Instagram Reels Becomes “Most Popular App” For Young Indians Amid TikTok’s Absence

After the departure of Tik Tok, Instagram Reels has become the most popular app for young Indians as seven in 10 (18-29 age group)...

TikTok Secretly Collects Data in Violation of Google Policies: Report

TikTok secretly collected device data for months via its Android app using a technique that Google prohibits developers from using without consent of users,...

Snapchat Bringing A New Feature to Take On TikTok

Photo-messaging app Snapchat has started testing a new feature that lets users set their Snaps with music, similar to what Chinese short-video making app...

Microsoft In Talks To Acquire TikTok by September 15

Microsoft has officially confirmed it is in talks to acquire the operations of video-sharing platform TikTok in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand...

Instagram Offering Money to TikTok Stars to Make Them Use Reels

Instagram is reportedly offering financial incentives to some popular TikTok creators in a bid to make them use Reels, a video-music remix feature that...

Google Spying Users’ Interaction with Rival Android Apps

Google is reportedly keeping tabs to how its users interact with rival Android apps, selectively monitoring how the users interact with non-Google apps via...

Zoom Breaks TikTok’s Record of Most Downloaded App on App Store

US-based Video meet app Zoom app has broken Chinese short video making app TikTok's record of most downloaded app on Apple App Store. From April...

TikTok May Cut Off Ties to China, Become 100% American Company: Trump adviser

By Arul Louis US President Donald Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow has said that TikTok may cut off ties to its Chinese parent and become...

Netflix Adds 10 Million New Paid Subscribers Amid Quarantine

Leading content streaming service Netflix has added 10.1 million new paid subscribers as people stayed home, as the company reported net earnings of $720...

Truecaller Says Ban by Indian Army is ‘Unjust’

With the Indian Army asking its personnel to delete 89 apps, Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Thursday termed its inclusion in the list...

‘HotShots’, TikTok-like Short Video App by Ganna

Joining the short-video making app race, music streaming service Gaana on Wednesday launched HotShots - a platform to create and share short viral videos...

Indian Intelligence Red Flags 52 China-Linked Mobile Apps

Intelligence agencies in India have red flagged about 52 China-linked mobile applications, including TikTok, UC browser, Xender and SHAREit, over concerns related to safety...

Joining Hands For A Better Future

As digital and tech are the new normal, Foundations and NGOs take initiatives online to enable people to contribute to their efforts. To that...

Facebook Takes on TikTok; Launches Experimental App Collab

Taking on Chinese short-video making platform TikTok, Facebooks experimental app division has introduced a new iOS app called Collab for making and mixing music...

80% Maharashtra School Students Don’t Report Cybercrimes: Survey

At least 80 per cent of school students in Maharashtra aged between 10-17 do not report cybercrimes they face online to their parents, teachers...

2 Billion TikTok Downloads Worldwide, India Tops the Chart with 611 Million

Sounding an alarm for Facebook and its family of apps, short video-making app TikTok has reached two billion downloads worldwide on the App Store...

Novel Coronavirus Brings The Best and Worst Out of TikTok

The popular and highly controversial short video-sharing platform TikTok has once again hogged the limelight even as India battles the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have...

YouTube Works on TikTok Rival Titled “Shorts”

Google-owned YouTube is reportedly working on a TikTok rival called Shorts, to be introduced by the end of this year. Shorts will allow people to...

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