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<strong>Social</strong> media can help stop spread of HIV

Social media can help stop spread of HIV

30 Oct 2014

Los Angeles: Tweets and Facebook posts could be a new tool to help curb the spread of HIV, scientists have found. Although public health researchers have focused early applications of social media on reliably monitoring the spread of diseases such as the flu, Sean Young of the Center for Digital Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in the future, social media might predict and even change biomedical outcomes.

Social media,   HIV,   AIDS,   HIV positive,   HIV transmission,  
 India re-elected to UN Economic and <strong>Social</strong> Council 

India re-elected to UN Economic and Social CouncilĀ 

30 Oct 2014

United Nations: India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

India,   UN Economic and Social Council,   ECOSOC,   United Nations,   UN,   WHO,   UNESCO,  
WhatsApp founders own nearly USD 9 billion in Facebook stock

WhatsApp founders own nearly USD 9 billion in Facebook stock

30 Oct 2014

San Francisco: WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly USD 9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month.

WhatsApp,   WhatsApp founders,   Jan Koum,   Brian Acton,   Facebook,   Social networking,   WhatsApp Facebook deal,   Mark Zuckerberg,  
Probe ordered into pics bragging about 'king size' life of DIG

Probe ordered into pics bragging about 'king size' life of DIG

30 Oct 2014

Jammu: Police authorities on Thursday ordered a probe into picture posts of the Jammu-Kathua range DIG by his son bragging about "king size" life and privileges given by the government to his father.

Jammu,   businessman son,   Jammu and Kashmir,   DIG,   social networking site,   perks,   privileges,   government,   Jammu-Kathua DIG,   DIG king size life,   Shakeel Ahmed Beig,  
Twitter, IBM join forces to solve business problems

Twitter, IBM join forces to solve business problems

30 Oct 2014

Washington: American multinational IBM and micro-blogging site Twitter have forged a key alliance, where Twitter data would be used to solve business problems via IBM's cloud-based analytics platform.

Twitter,   IBM,   solve business problems,   tech,   social media,  
J&K DIG's son posts pics bragging about 'king size' life

J&K DIG's son posts pics bragging about 'king size' life

29 Oct 2014

Jammu: The businessman son of Jammu and Kashmir DIG has created a row by sharing some photographs on a social networking site in which the youth purportedly brags about the perks and privileges given by the government to his father.

Jammu,   businessman son,   Jammu and Kashmir,   DIG,   social networking site,   perks,   privileges,   government,  
Villagers script <strong>social</strong> success in 'backward' Koraput

Villagers script social success in 'backward' Koraput

28 Oct 2014

Koraput (Odisha): They may be residing in one of the most-backward districts of the country with little knowledge of the outside world, but they have scripted a social success for others to emulate.

Odhisha villages,   toilets,   sanitation,   clean India,   Clean India campagin,   Sawachh bharat abhiyaan,  
Google offers free access to satellite images

Google offers free access to satellite images

28 Oct 2014

New York: Tracking melting glaciers, deforestation or disappearing elephants has been made easier as Google has now allowed access to real time, updated satellite images through its Skybox programme.

Google,   free access,   satellite images,   tech,   social media,   images,  
Twitter lets researchers scan its vast public data

Twitter lets researchers scan its vast public data

27 Oct 2014

Washington: The micro-blogging site has finally given access to its vast database to a selected pool of researchers to study tweets and find answers to a variety of issues.

Twitter,   researchers,   scan public data,   social media,   tech,  
Junk food brands using Facebook to target young people

Junk food brands using Facebook to target young people

27 Oct 2014

Melbourne: Junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases, a new study has found.

Junk food,   Facebook,   unhealthy food,   obesity,   lifestyle disease,   young adults,   social networks,  

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