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WhatsApp Dark Mode feature: How to enable on your iPhone

After teasing fore more than one year, popular social messaging app WhatsApp finally launched its dark mode feature to iOS and Android users recently. The Facebook-owned messaging app had been working on the dark mode feature for a long time and in that process, it had released a a slew of iOS Test versions for both software operating systems. “This feature is designed in ... Read More »

Trump-Biden fracas shows how social media gets mired in fact-check battles

Republicans and Democrats’ accusations of online deception are posing an increasingly no-win dilemma for the Silicon Valley companies caught in the middle. The latest example is Twitter, which found itself stuck between the campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week as it tried to enforce a new policy of designating certain misleading content as “manipulated media.” But it’s ... Read More »

Caroline Flack’s death shows how social media has democratised cruelty

 Illustration: Nate Kitch The days after the death of Caroline Flack have seen an admirably sober, reflective mood on the part of politicians and the public. Labour leadership candidates are denouncing press intrusion and calling for regulation of social media, while Downing Street wants social media firms to be more proactive in removing “unacceptable content”. Journalists are contrite over allegations that the tabloids hounded ... Read More »

How will digital natives leverage their technology advantages?

There is a digital gap among users within the technology space split into two groups: digital natives and digital immigrants. Essentially, a digital native is an individual born in the 1980s or later who has grown up surrounded by multiple mediums of technology and experienced the evolution of technology, whereas a digital immigrant is someone born prior to 1980 who ... Read More »

How technology is creating a safer and more environmentally future for mining

Mining has traditionally been a dangerous activity with a heavy environmental cost. But European projects are helping to make it safer and cleaner, by taking existing technologies and applying them to the context of mining. Increasing mine safety The SIMS Project is working on the introduction of drones to mining. “It’s about using drones in the mine and not to ... Read More »

How startups can grow their customer experience with an efficient open source technology

Customer experience is a powerful weapon that can scale a small business or revive a dead one. There is no denying the fact that businesses strive to achieve customer delight by all means. And open source software can help businesses achieve this objective. In order to achieve a superlative customer experience, we have to understand the following pain-points that a ... Read More »

Radical Transparency: How One Distiller Uses Social Media To Change Rum

Foursquare distiller Richard Seale uses Facebook as a tool to share his views on rum, which are many. GETTY Social media has been an increasingly utilized tool for consumers dispensing harsh opinions. But when it comes to corporations or executives doing the criticizing, the verdict has yet to be rendered. Should owners of companies call out consumers in live social ... Read More »

How e-learning is transforming our education system with a tech-driven approach

Technology has today become an integral part of our daily life. It assists us in everything – from shopping, banking, and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven portfolio management to learning a new language via an easy-to-use smartphone application. The merits that technology has been transferring to us are simply innumerable. But how effective can it really be in the field of education? ... Read More »

How To Use Social Media To Pitch Investors

How can entrepreneurs use social media to pitch investors? Social media has become an incredibly powerful tool for all types of uses. It has made and broken brands with consumers, changed politics, created movements, become an instant news source and has evolved into a chief community and shopping hub. It’s also been responsible for years of wasted time. So, how do ... Read More »

Book Review: How Technology Transformed Indian Media and Politics

The media is pervasively present in our lives as we watch TV, read newspapers and share posts on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. Most of us, however, know little about how the media industry is structured, how that effects its content, affects our sensibilities and impacts India’s democracy. For media consumers in an era of a hyper-visible media and a mediatized ... Read More »