Social media firms asks creators to make 'at home' videos during lockdown
Social media platforms including YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram are reaching out to their creators in India to continue to make engaging videos during the lockdown as users turn to social media for entertainment.
21 day lockdown: Social media platforms, users find novel ways to stay engaged
Industry insiders said usage and engagement rates of TikTok an...
Indian Army dismisses as fake social media messages about likely imposition of Emergency
"Fake and malicious messages are circulating on soci...
Infosys sacks employee who encouraged others to spread coronavirus on social media
On Thursday, there was social media outrage after the employee, a senior architect at Infosys, had put a post that promoted spreading the virus. Infosys had said it had begun a probe.
Now you can practise 'Yoga with Modi' during lockdown; PM shares fitness routine on Twitter
PM Modi also urged citizens to share their fitness routines on social media.
Deeply concerned with 'inappropriate' social media post on coronavirus; probing the matter: Infosys
Infosys on Thursday said it is deeply concerned with an "inappropriate post" on social media related to the coronavirus outbreak being attributed to a company employee, and vowed to take necessary action based on its investigation.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Healthcare professionals take to social media to express their despair
Highlight lack of protective gear and harassment they are facing amid pandemic
Covid-19 Impact: Social media activity in the country grew 50X in early March, says Nielsen
With limited activity out of home, Indians are reportedly reading, contributing and influencing on social media. According to Nielsen, the total volume of Covid-19 related conversations reached 22.3 million on March 24 in the country.
IT Ministry asks social media firms to remove false news from their platform
Taking cognisance of fake news reports on the internet, the IT ministry has asked all social media companies to immediately remove false news spreading misinformation about coronavirus from their platform.
Indian government asks social media firms to control Coronavirus fake news
In an advisory sent on Friday, the government asked social media platforms to start awareness campaigns, remove misinformation from the platform and promote authentic information on the virus.
Facebook eyes multi billion dollar stake in Reliance Jio: FT
Facebook Inc is in talks to buy a multi billion dollar stake in Reliance Industries Ltd's telecom unit, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing two people with knowledge of the matter.
Nykaa's Nihir Parikh uses social media to talk to his customers directly
The Nykaa top boss says it's best to always be honest to the customers.
After Facebook, now Twitter bans misleading coronavirus information
An example of a statements now barred from Twitter is "the news about washing your hands is propaganda for soap companies".
There were social media accounts only to spread hatred during Delhi violence: Amit Shah
"There were some social media accounts that started 2 days before violence and were deactivated on 25th. These accounts only functioned to spread hatred. Their owners must be thinking that they are safe but this is the digital age, we will find them and present them before the law," Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha.
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