SOCIAL MEDIA

-December 7, 2020

Social media bullies need almost no reason to unleash themselves on B-town celebs. While this was an emerging trend before the pandemic, it has got much worse as 2020 winds down “I’m lucky I have an amazing job that brings me to places like these. Not everyone is as lucky, and it can get frustrating […]

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-October 21, 2020

In a sexually repressed country like India, morally questionable, often obscene and vulgar, “prank” video channels on Youtube gets around a million followers Ravi, a boy from a small city in Madhya Pradesh has never been to Delhi but he has a typical view of Delhi’s Connaught Place. He thinks pranking in Delhi’s CP is […]

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-September 20, 2018

Social media is providing a safe space for people to come out and vocalise their struggles with mental health, creating awareness in the process “Cutting myself became a habit. I managed to get a blade from a razor or sharpener and just cut myself. I did not feel any pain. Watching the blood oozing out […]

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-September 13, 2018

Multiple social media accounts masquerading as real are impostors, making this another downside of the virtual world that can lead to bullying, defrauding, stalking and blackmailing Imagine that your phone pings one afternoon with a follow request from an attractive stranger. Do you hit ‘confirm’ or ‘reject’? According to the global online data portal Statista, […]

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-September 6, 2018

Remote in hand, Facebook decides at will when to move swiftly to block activists and when to let communal posts get ample play before suspending accounts Facebook is getting flak for not doing enough to stop fake news, and at the same time going out of its way to assuage those people who get pinched […]

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-July 26, 2018

Meet a new breed of fearless social influencers who are taking Instagram by storm, one post at a time. From the ridiculous to the sublimely artistic, they have the ability to strike a chord with 18,000-48,000 followers No inhibitions. No filter. No photoshop. Meet the new Instagram generation who dares to bare it all in […]

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-July 19, 2018

Delhi Police’s solution to rumour mongering via social media is to deploy Cyber Forensic Vans that can scan a suspect’s digital devices, social media and messaging platforms. The last few months have seen a disturbing trend in India — of mob violence growing exponentially. July 13, a man was lynched by a mob of at […]

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-July 19, 2018

Delhi Police’s solution to rumour mongering via social media is to deploy Cyber Forensic Vans that can scan a suspect’s digital devices, social media and messaging platforms. The last few months have seen a disturbing trend in India — of mob violence growing exponentially. July 13, a man was lynched by a mob of at […]

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