social media

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

How to verify online content and deal with misinformation

Misleading news propagated through social media and the web can influence public actions and opinions adversely. Here are some ways you can verify information before jumping into a bogus narrative.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

The perils of ghosting, as told by a ghoster

We’ve ghosted others, been ghosted ourselves.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Draft OTT regulations: They'll be threat to free speech, says speakers at webinar

The government’s draft regulation for digital, social media and OTT platforms will be a threat to freedom of speech and people’s basic rights, experts said yesterday.

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

Draft regulation for digital, social media, OTTs a threat to freedom of speech: Experts

The government’s draft regulation for digital, social media and OTT platforms will be a threat to freedom of speech and curb people’s basic rights, experts said today.

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Sri Lanka bans social media; VPN use spikes

Sri Lanka's attempt to contain spiralling protests by blocking popular social media platforms led to an extraordinary spike in the use of censorship-dodging virtual private networks, a...

March 29, 2022
March 29, 2022

Many on social media thought the 'Oscars slap' was staged

In the minutes and hours after Will Smith accosted and slapped Chris Rock before a live audience of millions, social media platforms lit up with a breathless and emphatic hot take: Surely,...

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Rossgram, the Russian Instagram, launches soon

Russian tech entrepreneurs are reportedly set to launch the Russian version of Instagram, Rossgram. This announcement follows the nationwide Instagram ban on Russia earlier this week.

March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022

The 5 Stages of TikTok

Do any of these apply to you?

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

What young professionals can expect from a career in social media

A career in social media is not unheard of. However, it might still sound somewhat new to many. 

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

How social media shaped my teaching experience

Online classes opened a window none of us knew was possible.