Social Media

Social Media

It’s just a phase and it’s great

Not all phases necessarily have to be life-changing events.

Are people losing themselves in internet labels?

The problem that comes with these rigid labels is that not everyone can fit under just a single one.

All social media needs “dislike” buttons

Dislike buttons should be ubiquitous on social media. Here’s why.

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 about their product and services in the digital sphere.

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 Commission (BSEC).

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.

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).

Twitter says its controls are 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 them down.

Disney sorry for 'inappropriate' tweet on Nagasaki anniversary

US entertainment giant Disney is forced to apologise after one of its Japanese language tweets has been criticised for being insensitive as the country commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing.

‘Haha’ most preferred as ‘Facebook laughs’

Facebook’s Data Researchers shows that when it comes to the preferred form of online laughter ‘Haha’ leads by far, followed by Emojis, Hehe and finally LoL.

Google’s black ribbon tribute to Late APJ Kalam

Internet search giant Google pays respect to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday, by marking its homepage with a black ribbon, reports the Indian Express.

Facebook now used by half of world's online users

Half of the world's estimated online population now check in to the social networking giant Facebook at least once a month.


What sets Mushfique Ahmed apart from most Bangladesh cricket fans is that he works closely with the cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim and helps run his official Facebook fan page.

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