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Message of tolerance gets trolled on social media

Social media experts and advertising agencies feel criticism of marketing campaigns that involve society or religious issues could hinder creativity. Two ads by Hindustan UnileverNSE 1.17 %, one of the country’s biggest advertisers, have drawn intense criticism over the past week on social media with calls for a boycott of all its brands. While a Brooke Bond Red Label advertisement faced a ... Read More »

Over 60% cases at state women’s panel on social media harassment

Bengaluru: Over 60% of complaints lodged at the Karnataka State Women’s Commission are about harassment of women via social media, according to the commission’s chairperson Nagalakshmi Bai. This trend may not be confined to Karnataka, she said. Bai made the statement while speaking to textile workers at a factory in Mysuru recently. She said the commission had to rely on ... Read More »

#10YearChallenge; Turkey puts spotlight on the headscarf

Turkish social media users joining the hugely viral #10YearChallenge have sparked a debate about the practice of wearing the Islamic headscarf. Turkish women who took off their headscarves adopted this trend to talk about the reasons behind their decision. The topic has long been a controversial subject. Wearing headscarves in public institutions was banned for years and students were not ... Read More »

Social media giants plan push-back on India’s new regulations

Social media firms have long battled efforts by governments around the world to hold them responsible for what users post on their platforms. The proposal, which caught many holidaying industry executives off guard, is open for public comment until Jan 31. (Image: Bloomberg) Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the ... Read More »

Tech View: Spinning top on Nifty chart shows market is indecisive

NEW DELHI: The Nifty50 on Monday could not capitalise on the gap-up start and ended up forming a small bearish candle on the daily chart that resembled an indecisive ‘Spinning Top’. Analysts said lack of strength was visible in the market, bu t the positive bias may continue as long as the index stays above the 10,741 level. During the ... Read More »

Meizu 16 coming to India on December 5

Meizu introduced the 16 series earlier this year, but up until now, the devices were available only in China. That’s about to change though as the Indian division of the company started posting teasers on Twitter, confirming that the flagships will hit the country on December 5. Currently, the company has three phones under the 16 family – the Snapdragon ... Read More »

Meizu 16 coming to India on December 5

Meizu introduced the 16 series earlier this year, but up until now, the devices were available only in China. That’s about to change though as the Indian division of the company started posting teasers on Twitter, confirming that the flagships will hit the country on December 5. Currently, the company has three phones under the 16 family – the Snapdragon ... Read More »

Tech pulls market lower | Bitcoin drops 15% | Target tumbles on earnings

U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, likely extending Monday’s sharp losses at the open. The Dow and S&P 500 are at their lowest points of November, and the Nasdaq’s Monday close was its lowest in nearly seven months. (CNBC) * Cramer: The sell-off can’t end until these 10 problems are fixed (CNBC) * Once popular tech stocks like Facebook ... Read More »

Focus on happiness, love and respect

Positive education opts to build the mental attitudes and resilience of young people to enable them to deal with life’s challenges BEING young is exciting. As you grow up and emerge into adulthood you encounter new learning experiences almost every day. But that same multiplicity of experience can also lead to stress, as young people struggle with change, choices, the ... Read More »

Metro announces free Airpods for Black Friday, discounts on iPhones

Metro by T-Mobile is offering deals for those looking to switch to the pre-paid MVNO. Starting on November 22, you can sign up for a Metro Unlmited account and when you port your number in and bring or purchase an iPhone, you’ll get a free pair of Apple’s AirPods, which are worth $159. You can buy an iPhone 6S for ... Read More »