social networking

Google+ shutdown fast-tracked as new privacy bug affects 52.5 mn users


Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of ....

11 December, 2018

Exclusive: Video-sharing app Roposo gets fresh capital in down round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Roposo, a social platform for sharing photos and videos, has raised Rs 12 crore ($1.7 million at current exchange rates) in a ....

23 November, 2018

LinkedIn’s new feature lets Indian users find best-paying jobs, companies

Shweta Sharma

LinkedIn, the social networking platform for professionals, has launched a new feature that will enable users in India to compare ....

22 November, 2018

Did Facebook give Airtel, Saavn special access to user data?

Shweta Sharma

Telecom giant Airtel and music streaming platform Saavn were among the partner firms that were granted access to Facebook's ....

4 July, 2018

Facebook admits to sharing user data with 61 tech companies, including Chinese firms

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has admitted that it had entered into a data-sharing partnership with 61 technology companies, ....

2 July, 2018

What makes vernacular social network ShareChat enticing for global investors?

Shweta Sharma

Unusual jockeying has broken out for a piece of ShareChat, a regional language social network whose Android app saw more than ....

7 May, 2018

Explained: How Facebook is allowing users greater control over their data

Anirban Ghoshal

The data breach by British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica has changed the way we interact with Facebook. Reeling ....

30 March, 2018

Facebook tweaks News Feed algorithm to prevent clickbait headlines

Varun Arora

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has announced an update to its News Feed to reduce clickbait headlines and ensure users ....

5 August, 2016

Anonymous hacks Samajwadi Party's website to protest its demand to shut down social networking sites

Anand Rai

Hackers group Anonymous are at it again. And their latest victim is Samajwadi Party, which rules Uttar Pradesh. Late last week, ....

20 August, 2012

Social networking grabs lion's share of time spent online in India, followed by Google, Yahoo sites: comScore study

Sonam Gulati

Google sites remain the top destination for Indian Internet surfers, followed by Facebook and Yahoo sites as per a study released ....

20 August, 2012

A click away from breaking the law

Sharmila Devi

For employers, the temptation to check up on a candidate on their social networking websites is often too hard to resist – ....

29 June, 2012

Twitter Introduces Revamped Version: What's New?

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde & Shrija Agrawal

Social networking and micro-blogging site Twitter has revamped itself. The changes are applicable to both as well ....

9 December, 2011

New 'Apply with LinkedIn' To Help Candidates Reach Potential Employer

Priyanka Banerjee

The professional network on the Internet, LinkedIn has launched a new plug-in, 'Apply with LinkedIn' that enables job seekers ....

26 July, 2011

BigAdda Closes Social Network; Shifts To E-Commerce Model

Preethi J

With the Goliaths of virtual world locking their horns in a war of supremacy for global social networking services (read: Google ....

4 July, 2011

Kotick In Final Talks To Buy Out Myspace


An investor group including Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick is in final talks to take a controlling stake ....

10 June, 2011

Social Network May Set Up Base In India

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal & Aashish Bhinde

After dating site Ignighter shifted its focus to India, it is now the turn of (WAYN stands for Where are you now), a ....

31 May, 2011

Spatial Ideas Marries Maps With Facebook, Twitter To Create LocoBuzz

Preethi J

Vishal Agarwal is on a high after attending the Echelon 2011 Satellite event for startups held in Singapore. His was the only ....

29 April, 2011