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Randeep Hooda experiences <strong>social</strong> media nightmare

Randeep Hooda experiences social media nightmare

18 Dec 2014

Mumbai:  Actor Randeep Hooda is said to have been jolted to learn that various fake accounts in his name are floating in cyberspace. He is now reportedly getting his genuine accounts verified. While imposters aren't new to celebrities, what upset Randeep was when he learnt that some of them have been trying to dupe young girls, promising them roles in films, said a source close to Randeep.

Randeep Hooda,   Bollywood,   Debut,   Actor,   Cyberspace,   Fake accounts ,  
Khap panchayats check <strong>social</strong> <strong>evils</strong>, says Haryana CM

Khap panchayats check social evils, says Haryana CM

06 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has come out in defence of khap panchayats, saying they keep a check on social evils and there was nothing wrong with their orders.

Haryana Chief Minister,   Manohar Lal Khattar,   Khap panchayats,   Social evils,  
A hug a day keeps the doctor away: Research

A hug a day keeps the doctor away: Research

18 Dec 2014

New York: It may not be a far-fetched idea to replace an apple a day with a hug as researchers have found that more frequent hugs protect stressed people from getting sick. The team from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) found that greater social support and more frequent hugs protected people from the increased susceptibility to infection associated with being stressed and resulted in less severe illness symptoms.

Hug,   Doctor,   Research,   CMU,  Social support,   Infection,  
Need for <strong>social</strong> awareness to stop crime against women: Najeeb Jung

Need for social awareness to stop crime against women: Najeeb Jung

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: On the second anniversary of December 16 gang-rape incident, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday said several steps have been taken to ensure women security in the national capital but there is still a need for social awareness in the society to bring an end to such cases.

Delhi,   Lieutenant Governor,   Najeeb Jung,   Women Security,   Social Awareness,  
Researchers to scan <strong>social</strong> media use during disasters

Researchers to scan social media use during disasters

15 Dec 2014

New York: The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Ohio-based Kent State University USD 300,000 grant to study public responses to disaster warnings and alerts across social media.

Researchers,   Disasters,   NSF,   US,   Xinyue Ye,   Social media ,  
Chandrababu Naidu to interact with people on <strong>social</strong> media on 20th December

Chandrababu Naidu to interact with people on social media on 20th December

15 Dec 2014

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is known to be tech-savvy, will interact with people on 'Google Hangouts' on December 20.

Andhra Pradesh,   N Chandrababu Naidu,   Google Hangouts,   live chat session,   Facebook,   AskAPCM,   AskCBN,   Twitter,  
Facebook's user base grows to 112 million in India

Facebook's user base grows to 112 million in India

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Growing internet penetration and a large youth population has helped world's largest social network platform Facebook expand its user base in India to 112 million -- the second largest after the US.

Internet,   Social network,   Facebook,   Facebook India,   Facebook users,   Facebook user base,  
Police seek more details from Twitter on IS account handler

Police seek more details from Twitter on IS account handler

15 Dec 2014

Bengaluru: Intensifying its investigation into the alleged handler of pro-Islamic State(IS) Twitter account Mehdi Masroor Biswas, city police has asked for more details regarding ShamiWitness account from the micro blogging site, which are crucial to the probe.

Twitter,   IS account handler,   ISIS,   social media,   social networking,   Mehdi Masroor Biswas,   ShamiWitness account,   micro blogging site,  
<strong>Social</strong> media training boosts well-being of elders

Social media training boosts well-being of elders

13 Dec 2014

London: Learning to connect with family members residing in distant countries through Skype, liking their pictures on Facebook and related use of such social media improves physical as well as mental health of the elderly, says a study.

Social media,   well-being of elders,   Facebook ,  Skype,   cognitive capacity,   ,  
Excessive Facebook use could lead to poor impulse control: Study

Excessive Facebook use could lead to poor impulse control: Study

15 Dec 2014

New York: Excessive online social networking is not only addictive but can be associated with other disorders involving poor impulse control that can lead to substance abuse, a new research shows.

Excessive,   Facebook,  Impulse control,  Study,  Social networking,  Addictive,   Disorders,  

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