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Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore VAT in August to NBR

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore as value added tax (VAT) in August with social media giant facebook depositing the highest amount, which reflects the growing desire of businesses to advert...

31 Facebook pages deactivated for spreading rumours on stockmarket

Thirty-one Facebook pages have been deactivated for their alleged involvement in spreading rumours on the stock market, according to a disclosure made by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange...

Facebook, YouTube don’t listen to calls to remove defamatory contents: Jabbar

Facebook and YouTube often do not respond to Bangladesh’s requests to remove defamatory contents from their platforms, Posts and Telecom Minister Mustafa Jabbar said today.

Will you like Facebook’s new reaction?

Do you ever "like" something on Facebook? If so, life is about to get a bit more complex.

Twitter warns of government 'hacking'

Twitter has sent warnings to a number of users that their accounts may have been hacked by "state-sponsored actors".

Waking for social media leaves pupils 'always tired'

More than one out of every three 12- to 15-year-olds wake in the night at least once a week just to use social media, a Cardiff University study suggests.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore VAT in August to NBR

Five global tech firms paid Tk 4.6 crore as value added tax (VAT) in August with social media giant facebook depositing the highest amount, which reflects the growing desire of businesses to advert...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

31 Facebook pages deactivated for spreading rumours on stockmarket

Thirty-one Facebook pages have been deactivated for their alleged involvement in spreading rumours on the stock market, according to a disclosure made by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange...

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Facebook, YouTube don’t listen to calls to remove defamatory contents: Jabbar

Facebook and YouTube often do not respond to Bangladesh’s requests to remove defamatory contents from their platforms, Posts and Telecom Minister Mustafa Jabbar said today.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Facebook deposits Tk 2.4cr VAT directly after registration

Social media giant Facebook has deposited nearly Tk 2.4 crore in value-added tax (VAT) after it got registration for the indirect tax with the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

Twitter weeding out users advocating violence

Twitter says its internal controls have been allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close...

January 12, 2017
January 12, 2017

A Study on Anonymity

Freedom of speech will always be a controversial topic. I will neither shun it nor sing its praise because morality is incredibly subjective.

January 12, 2017
January 12, 2017

THE EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER OF POST-GRAD JOB HUNTING

Remember those wonder years when our 11-year-old selves would pray to become college-bound adults? When we thought that graduation at 21, employment at 23 and a grand wedding at 25 would be a piece...

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

5 Ways to Get Viral on Facebook

Admit it; you are secretly jealous of Facebook celebrities hogging all the likes, hearts and 'R U NYC' comments on their posts.

September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016

Fascinatingly Strange Facebook Art Pages

Take one large social media platform. Add in three tablespoons of whimsical art, a piece of unconventional fiction chopped into cubes, a litre of underlying messages that put life into perspective,...

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Instagram hacked by 10-year-old boy

A 10-year-old Finnish boy named Jani gets $10,000 (£7,000) after he found a security flaw in image-sharing social network Instagram.