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<strong>Social</strong> networks could become trove of biodiversity data

Social networks could become trove of biodiversity data

22 Oct 2014

Washington: Social networking sites can act as a potential boon for scientifically documenting Earth's biodiversity, particularly in developing nations, according to an Indian-origin researcher.

Social networks,   GBIF,   biodiversity,   social networking,   Vijay Barve,   ,  
Man spreads message of perfect 'sanitation' this Diwali

Man spreads message of perfect 'sanitation' this Diwali

22 Oct 2014

Nashik: A young social worker from a small village of Chandgaon in Yeola taluka here has embarked on a new mission to educate people on the necessity of constructing toilets in rural areas by printing an appeal for the same on Diwali greeting cards this year.

social worker,   message on sanitation,   Diwali,   Chandgaon,   educate people on sanitation,   constructing toilets in rural areas,   Sunil Ahire,   ,  
Facebook to locate your stolen passwords

Facebook to locate your stolen passwords

21 Oct 2014

New York: In a bid to keep its users' accounts safe, social networking site Facebook has created an automated service that monitors the web for stolen email addresses and passwords.

Facebook,   locate stolen passwords,   passwords,   FB,   tech,   social media,   ,  
Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

21 Oct 2014

Washington: Younger siblings of children with autism may show signs of the disorder by the time they are only 18 months old, according to a new study.

Toddlers,   autism,   Autism Spectrum Disorder,   ASD,   social-communicative behaviour,   non-verbal communication skill,  
People enjoy tweets they did not ask for: Twitter

People enjoy tweets they did not ask for: Twitter

20 Oct 2014

New York: Do you enjoy tweets that land in your account from people you do not follow? A latest experiment from the micro-blogging site revealed that people like viewing tweets they did not ask for.

tweets,   Twitter,   social media,   tech,   twitter,  
Twitter set to launch tools for app developers

Twitter set to launch tools for app developers

20 Oct 2014

Washington: Microblogging site Twitter is likely to announce a number of tools at a conference on Wednesday to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to media reports.

Microblogging site,   Twitter,   Twitter tools,   Twitter apps,   Social media,  
Facebook doubles advertising bug bounty

Facebook doubles advertising bug bounty

20 Oct 2014

New York: Facebook has doubled the reward for developers who point out flaws in the social networking giant's adverti'sing code.

Facebook,   Facebook developers,   Social networking,   Facebook advertising,   Facebook bug bounty,  
High Court seeks Delhi government response on plea for EWS reservation in minority schools

High Court seeks Delhi government response on plea for EWS reservation in minority schools

20 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the city government on an NGO's plea challenging its order that unaided minority schools are not obliged to provide free admission and tuition to students belonging to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS).

High Court,   Delhi government,   EWS reservation in minority schools,   Economically Weaker Section,   NGO Social Jurist,  
Stop creating fake profiles to nab criminals: Facebook

Stop creating fake profiles to nab criminals: Facebook

20 Oct 2014

New York: Social networking site Facebook has asked US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to desist from creating fake profiles to nab criminals.

Facebook,   Drug Enforcement Administration ,   DEA,   Social Networking Site,   Facebook terms and policy,   Twitter,  
MNREGA has helped revive agriculture sector: Study

MNREGA has helped revive agriculture sector: Study

19 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Social activists opposing the NDA government's move to reform MNREGA on Sunday said that the scheme has in fact helped revive the agriculture sector of the country.

New Delhi,   social activists,   NDA government,   MNREGA,   agriculture sector,   rural India,  

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