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As Facebook grows up, ambitions get reality check

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San Francisco: Facebook, which once seemed poised to take over the Internet, is showing its limitations: a host of newer services are gaining ground among trend-setting youth; a much-hyped smartphone

Tough morning for social media in 3 different nations


Friday morning was tough for social media as its misuse was brought to fore in three countries. 
First, In the New York Times, Felicity Barringer blamed that in the social media, there was an outbrea

Social gifting spawns start-up cos


Hyderabad: Confused over the kind of present you want to gift your friend? You don’t have to hurry to a gift shop anymore! Just log onto a gifts portal and buy it. The social gifting culture is fast

Facebook's Zuckerberg launches political group


New York: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have launched a political group aimed at changing immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientif

Rly FB page on track with passengers


Chennai: Is Facebook too tough a temptation to resist? At least that is how Indian Railways feels! Taking a cue from a few other railway zones, Southern Railway (SR) has joined the list of government

This Facebook app helps you to save blushes


Kochi:  Having a crush on someone, and wondering whether the other side too shares the same feelings? Many a love in colleges had not blossomed, fearing a negative response. But technology will now b

Behave with eves, DGP tells police

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Thiruvananthapuram: DGP Balasubramanian has warned the police against misuse or abuse of information pertaining to cyber crimes against women. Cops should not contact the victims or their families wi

Facebook unveils social search feature

Menlo Park, California: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new search feature that's designed to entice people to spend more time on his company's website and will put the world's largest online

2 arrested for Akbar hate post

Adilabad: Bhainsa town police on Friday evening arrested two young men for posting hate comments against MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi on Facebook.
The accused have been identified as Brajesh Vyas, 34, a

Another fake FB account case, now in Raj Thackeray's son's name


Raj Thackeray-led MNS has complained to police that a bogus account was allegedly created in the name of the party chief's son on social networking site Facebook and ‘objectionable’ comments about B R

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