Tag Archives: Social Media

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

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

United Airlines

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 »

FIA arrested 3 bloggers for blasphemous content on social media

Three bloggers arrested on violating Cyber Crime Bill

Anti-Terrorism Court granted seven-day remand and ordered FIA to submit report 31st March The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Pakistan has arrested three persons allegedly involved in a case regarding blasphemous content publishing on social media websites. The arrested bloggers were presented before Syed Kausar Abbas Zaidi at Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) where seven-day physical remand was granted on FIA request to ... Read More »

Three Pakistani bloggers arrested for violating Cyber Crime Bill

Three bloggers arrested on violating Cyber Crime Bill

The crackdown was conducted after viral fake photo of Prime Minister and new Chief Justice of Pakistan. At least three bloggers have been asked by FIA Cyber Crime Wing Islamabad to present themselves before investigation officer for posting images of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif while wrongly attributing him as Justice Saqib Nisar. Federal Investigation Agency came into action after ... Read More »

Finally, Whatsapp Adds Video calling to iOS, Android and Windows Phones

Whatsapp Adds Video calling

WhatsApp, the massively popular messaging app owned by Facebook Inc., is adding video calling to its smartphone app WhatsApp, most popular instant messaging service with over a billion plus users, has finally confirmed the availability of a major feature video calling like Facebook, Skype and LINE messengers. Before official announcement about video call, the company tested video calling in its ... Read More »

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube team up to curb terror content online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube collaborate to fight terrorist propaganda

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube would cooperate to fight terrorist propaganda and limit the spread of terrorist content online. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The program announced would create a database of unique digital “fingerprints” to help automatically identify violent terrorist images and ... Read More »

Information Blackout: Facebook criticized for censoring Kashmir-related posts, accounts

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Facebook has been taking down accounts and posts related Kashmir unrest, which some term as “a violation of the right to free speech” SRINAGAR – Facebook has come under fire in recent days for suspending certain accounts on the social media platform, belonging to both native Kashmiris and foreigners present in and outside of the disputed Himalayan region. Facebook seems ... Read More »

How to use cool new Facebook reactions

How to use cool new Facebook reactions?

Every day, people come to Facebook to discover what’s happening in their world and around the world, and to share all kinds of things, whether that’s updates that are happy, sad, funny or thought-provoking. Facebook today is releasing “Reactions” to the rest of the world. The feature isn’t so much a new tool as it is an extension of an existing one; by ... Read More »

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