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Facebook testing LinkedIn-like tags for profile page

Facebook testing LinkedIn-like tags for profile page

30 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook Inc has been testing a new feature called profile tags, a creative tool that allows users and their friends to add tags to their profile to highlight the things that describe them and what they are into.

Social networking,   Facebook Inc,   Profile tags,   Facebook users,   Tags,   Facebook friends ,  
<strong>Social</strong> worker Anshu Gupta, former AIIMS CVO Sanjiv Chaturvedi win Magsaysay awards

Social worker Anshu Gupta, former AIIMS CVO Sanjiv Chaturvedi win Magsaysay awards

29 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Social worker Anshu Gupta and former AIIMS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi on Wednesday won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay awards for "enterprising leadership" and for exposing corruption.

Social worker,   Anshu Gupta,   AIIMS CVO,   Sanjiv Chaturvedi,   Ramon Magsaysay awards ,  
Google bids adieu to its <strong>social</strong> network Google Plus

Google bids adieu to its social network Google Plus

28 Jul 2015

Houston: Google is bidding adieu to Google Plus, an awkwardly named social network that the American search engine giant had launched four years ago hoping it would become a serious rival to Facebook.

Google,   Google Plus,   Social network,   Search engine,   Facebook,  
Google Glass may improve <strong>social</strong> skills in autistic people

Google Glass may improve social skills in autistic people

27 Jul 2015

Washington: A new technology uses Google Glass to help those with autism make eye contact, engage in conversations and more easily read social situations. Ned Sahin, a Boston entrepreneur and scientist, has developed a new technology that aims to change the way those with autism see the world.

Google Glass,   Autism,   Eye contact,   Social situations,   Ned Sahin,   Boston entrepreneur,   Scientist,   New technology,  
Facebook to expand Internet.org programme for free basic Internet services

Facebook to expand Internet.org programme for free basic Internet services

28 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Undeterred by the criticism from Net neutrality activists in India, social networking giant Facebook today said it will expand its Internet.org programme to offer free basic Internet services to the unconnected.

Net neutrality,   Social networking,   Facebook,   Internet.org,   Free Internet,   Save the Internet ,  
Anushka Sharma trolled on Twitter after spelling Kalam's name wrong in tribute

Anushka Sharma trolled on Twitter after spelling Kalam's name wrong in tribute

28 Jul 2015

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma today came into focus on social media when she got the spelling of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam wrong while expressing condolences on his demise.

Bollywood actress,   Anushka Sharma,   Social media,   APJ Abdul Kalam,   Twitter,   Trolled ,  
Facebook helps discover new carnivorous plant

Facebook helps discover new carnivorous plant

27 Jul 2015

London: A huge carnivorous plant has become the first plant species to be "discovered on Facebook" after a photo posted by an amateur researcher in Brazil was spotted by scientists on the social networking site.

Carnivorous plant,   Facebook,   Brazil,   Social networking,   Drosera magnifica,  
Mann Ki Baat: PM pays tribute to Kargil heroes, speaks on <strong>social</strong> issues; avoids politics

Mann Ki Baat: PM pays tribute to Kargil heroes, speaks on social issues; avoids politics

26 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Concerned over the high rate of casualties in accidents, the government will soon bring a Road Transport and Safety Bill and launch cashless treatment for mishap victims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today in his monthly radio programme while avoiding any mention of politics or the logjam in Parliament.

Mann Ki Baat,   Indian government,   Road Transport,   Safety Bill,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   radio programme,   Parliament,   Kargil Vijay Divas,   Independence Day speech,   Latest News,  
How terror messages spread on Twitter?

How terror messages spread on Twitter?

27 Jul 2015

Washington: Researchers are studying issues such as what type of information and propaganda from terror organisations go viral on the social media, how that information spreads and what kind of people/groups participate in its spread.

How terror messages spread,   Terror messages on Twitter,   Research on twitter,   Information and propaganda,   Social media,   Latest Tech News,  
Breather for Teesta Setalvad as HC extends interim bail till 10th August

Breather for Teesta Setalvad as HC extends interim bail till 10th August

24 Jul 2015

Mumbai: In a breather to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, the Bombay High Court today granted the duo 17-day interim relief from arrest in a CBI case alleging that her company received Rs 1.8 crore from abroad without mandatory approval from Centre.

CBI court,   Anticipatory bail,   Social activist,   Teesta Setalvad,   Foreign funds ,  

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