25 Jan 2014
London: Regular cocaine users have difficulties in feeling empathy for others and exhibit less prosocial behaviour, scientists say. Researchers at the Psychiatric Hospital of University of Zurich in Switzerland found that cocaine users have social deficits because social contacts are less rewarding for them.
07 Jul 2016
New York: People with anger issues tend to misunderstand the intentions of other people and they also do not take in all the data from a social interaction, such as body language, because of decreased connectivity between regions of the brain that process a social situation, a study says.
22 Feb 2016
New York: In its bid to further explore immersive new virtual reality (VR) experiences that will help people connect and share, Facebook has created a social VR team focused entirely on exploring the future of social interaction in VR.
17 Dec 2014
Montreal: People injecting drugs like cocaine are at a double-fold risk of developing suicidal behaviour, say researchers. By studying the substance's use among over 1,200 people who inject drugs, researchers from the University of Montreal, Canada, and its Hospital Research Centre (CHUM) found a definite link between substance abuse and suicide.
02 Sep 2016
London: Believe it or not, but Android smartphone users have greater levels of honesty and humility, agreeableness and openness personality traits, but are seen as less extroverted than Apple iPhone users, an interesting study has revealed.
22 Jan 2016
New York: Social networking giant Facebook has launched Sports Stadium -- a dedicated place to experience sports in real time with your friends and the world.
18 Feb 2016
NEW YORK: Twitter Inc's introduction of a search function for moving images commonly used on social media prompted users of the website, to tweet their own pictures expressing enthusiasm over the feature.
12 Jan 2016
New York: Social media platform Twitter is said to be developing a way to give brands an access to mentions about their products in everyday users' tweets that they could use into promotional campaigns.
26 Sep 2014
New York: For treating social anxiety disorder, the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is more effective and can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped, research suggests.
03 Mar 2016
Bengaluru: Social media network Facebook yesterday claimed it had 69 million daily active users (DAU) in India, including 64 million accessing its website on mobile.