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Manoj Bajpayee: Why do you Want Our Opinions on Things That We Are Not so Good About?

BY DURGA CHAKRAVARTY Bollywood celebrities are asked for their opinions on just about everything these days, National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee notes. How is it...

Twitter Halts Transparency Web Series Promotion. Is Twitter Biased?

By NewsGram Desk Twitter, a well-known platform to share ideas, thoughts, spread awareness, advertise our new ideas and projects, is suddenly taking down advertisements and...

Twitter to Add Automated Captions to Audios, Videos to Help Disabled Community

Twitter is working on to adding automated captions to audio and video by early 2021, a feature that would help people with disabilities access...

RIP PUBG: Social Media Floods With Mixed Reactions

Soon after the government banned the popular online game PUBG along with 117 other Chinese applications, a flood of reactions on various social media...

Nokia 3310: The Unbreakable Mobile Phone Turns 20

The iconic Nokia 3310 has turned 20 and fans were hit with nostalgia and could not hide their love for the strongest and one...

Algorithm That Identifies Misogynist Content On Twitter

A team of researchers has developed a sophisticated algorithm to detect harmful and abusive posts against women on Twitter that cuts through the rabble...

Social Media Breeding Negativity and Toxicity: B-Towners

This year, many Bollywood actors including Sonakshi Sinha, Saqib Saleem and Sayani Gupta, have logged out of social media. Most of them state that...

2 Combined Interventions Can Help Facebook Combat Fake News Spread

Struggling to tame the spread of misinformation on its platform, Facebook can better reduce the extent to which their users fall for and spread...

Twitter Tests New Feature for Automatic Translation of Tweets

Twitter has kicked off a test with a small group of users across iOS and Android in Brazil that automatically translates tweets that are...

Twitter Working on New Feature to Allow Users to View Retweets With Quotes

Twitter is working on a new feature where the users will be able to view retweets with quotes (formerly known as retweets with comments)...

Twitter to Label Accounts of Government-Linked Media

Twitter has announced it would not amplify tweets by state-controlled media outlets and label the accounts of government-linked media, as well as key government...

Twitter Censors Display of Lord Ram Tweet, Allows Islamic Protests’ Pictures With Offensive Slogans

By Arul Louis Twitter has censored a video showing a display of Lord Ram and the temple being built in Ayodhya as "potentially sensitive content",...

Twitter’s New Paid Subscription to Give Users “Undo Send” Button

Twitter has kicked off a new survey for its upcoming paid subscription service that will give users options like "Undo Send" button (like an...

Social Media Users More Likely to Have Misperceptions About Covid-19 Pandemic

People who get their news from social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have misperceptions about Covid-19 pandemic, warn researchers. The...

Interview with Maria Wirth by Pradeep Krishnan (Part-III)

This interview is in continuation to the 'Interview with Maria Wirth by Pradeep Krishnan (Part-II)' which was published on NewsGram on 25 July...

Digital Platforms Must Be Accountable to Government’s Concerns

Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that digital platforms anywhere in the world should be accountable and responsive towards...

Online Searches Fall for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT After Ban in India

The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June...

Users Complain of Spam Emails as Gmail Suffers From Filtering Issues

Gmail users around the world were complaining about spam messages flooding their inbox over the weekend as the Google service was apparently suffering from...

Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories Amplified by Social Media

People who get most of their news from social media like Facebook and YouTube are much more likely to believe conspiracy theories about the...

Facebook Claims Reviewing Hate Speech Reports Quicker Than Google, Twitter

Facing scrutiny in the European Union over spread of disinformation and hate speech on its platforms, Facebook has published an independent report, saying the...

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