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Facebook now has 2 billion users worldwide

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Over 800 million Facebook users like something on average Use of the internet and social media is been oxygen to the world. These data statistic of social media users shows, number of people who have used Facebook regularly have been passed through two billion users worldwide. The company’s co- founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced the news ... Read More »

US singer Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100M followers

US singer Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100M followers

Barack Obama, Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Justin Bieber are in the top five for most Twitter followers US singer-songwriter and pop star Katy Perry has made social media history by becoming the first person to reach 100M followers on Twitter. According to the website Twitter announcement, the singer Katy Perry has become the first person to achieve the milestone of 100 ... Read More »

Pakistanis launch online campaign to protest against high fruit prices

Three-day fruit boycott due to price hike begins in Pakistan

Price hike in Ramazan compel Pakistanis for 3-day boycott of fruits In an effort to protest against soaring prices in Ramazan, an online campaign has been launched asking citizens all across the country to boycott fruit vendors from June 2 to June 4. Pakistani social media activists are running an awareness campaign calling for a three-day country-wide boycott of buying ... Read More »

EU fines Facebook $122 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp takeover

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Facebook fine became third social media’s penalty in Europe within a week Facebook has been fined by the European Commission for “providing misleading information” during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The European Commission called it a “proportionate and deterrent fine”. European Union’s competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager said that Facebook had falsely claimed it was technically impossible to automatically combine user information from ... Read More »

Chief Justice takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ called Chief Commissioner and IGP Islamabad to report within 48 hours After massive criticism on social media, Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice of stage collapse incident happened at Bahria Enclave, Islamabad. The incident took place on April 28, but state institutions were denying over what happened. No FIR has been registered so far, Islamabad commissioner showed reluctance about ... Read More »

Stunning photos of the couple who got married on Mount Everest

Stunning photos of the couple who got married on Mount Everest

James and Ashley spent three weeks in the base camp at 17,000 feet above sea level Taking outdoor photography is setting a new elevation, A Californian couple decided to their wedding celebrations at the most stunning scene Mount Everest, which is highest mountain in the world. The Californian couple spent three weeks in the base camp at 17,000 feet above sea ... Read More »

WhatsApp new feature will let you pin your favourites chats on top

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User press the favorite chat and selects the Pin symbol from the prompt list WhatsApp, most popular smartphone messaging application with over 1.2 billion users has reportedly been testing a feature that allows users to pin conversations with their favorite contacts to the top to the Chats tab. Most of the times during WhatsApp chats the important contact may get ... Read More »

Wikipedia founder Wales launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

Wikipedia founder Wales launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking The co-founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia Jimmy Wales is launching a new online application aimed at reshaping the news media called WikiTribune. “The news is broken and we can fix it,” WikiTribune says on its website, after Mr. Wales announced the plan late ... Read More »

United Airlines lost $800 million in value after passenger dragged off flight

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United Airlines faces massive pressure over hospitalized passenger. CEO issued apology statement for ‘horrific event’ after call to boycott the airline United Continental has lost nearly $800 million in total value on Tuesday, the day after a video of a man being dragged off an overbooked flight. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop ... Read More »

ECP bans social media, YouTube use in its offices across Pakistan

ECP bans social media, YouTube use in its offices across Pakistan

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has banned the use of social media websites in its offices across the country The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a notice for it banning the use of social media and video streaming sites in its offices across the country. According to the notification letter to provincial election commissioners, all the official are directed ... Read More »

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