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Social Media App Carry A Book Looks To Unite The Literary Minded

People who complained that they never had enough time to read in their lives were handed a prime, if unfortunate opportunity to remedy that with the Coronavirus lockdown. Now, a new social media app looks to unite those eager readers, whether they’re still in quarantine or turning pages where the lockdown is ending. Book lovers who found prime reading time ... Read More »

What recruiters are saying about the tech job market right now

Given the endless drumbeat of layoff announcements — with deep cuts by Airbnb and Uber garnering much of the industry’s attention this week — it’s reasonable to wonder: what happens to all of the talent that’s being laid off? How does the changing supply and demand balance impact pay? Is anyone safe in this market? Because the questions are top ... Read More »

The influence of AI on social media

Social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter maintain about 3.2 billion social media users across the world, says Amelia Emma, content manager at the GreyCampus. Emma says that the strength of the brand can be increased with efficient social media management and AI. Social media has been a part of digital marketing only for a decade but has rapidly risen in ... Read More »

Internet and Social Media in the Age of Coronavirus

The logo of Google Inc. is seen outside their headquarters building in Mountain View, California August 18, 2004. Google Inc. slashed the size of its closely watched initial public offering nearly in half to less than $2 billion on Wednesday, splashing cold water on what has been touted as the hottest Internet IPO in years. Google shares could make their ... Read More »

Social Media: The New Manhattan Real Estate

Forty-five dollars. That was the average price per square foot in the 1970s for real estate in Manhattan. Just fast forward a few decades later, and in 2018, Manhattan real estate commanded $1,773 per square foot. In just a few decades, the average price per square foot increased over 35 times in value. Now it’s 2020. And there is a new “Manhattan real estate:” ... Read More »

This Is Hands Down The Best TED Talk Ever About Social Media

Talk about getting inspired. One of my favorite TED talks of all time, and the best one I’ve seen about social media, is from 2017 and features Dao Nguyen, the publisher of BuzzFeed, talking about going viral. Here’s the video: Starting with a story about an employee who was greeted by live goats in his office, which BuzzFeed live-streamed over ... Read More »

The White House social media summit was full of hypocrisy — and comedy

At the White House today, amid much concern that conservative voices are being silenced by social media platforms, President Donald Trump (after a “morning of tweets [that] was off the rails, even by his standards”) stood before a group of activists to deliver a message of support. “Some of you are extraordinary,” the president said. “The crap you think of is ... Read More »

Opinion | Glimpses of the much-awaited National Education Policy

On 31 May, the draft National Education Policy (NEP) developed by a committee chaired by K. Kasturirangan was shared by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) for public comment. A comprehensive education policy for India is on the anvil for the first time since 1986. Many fundamentals of education are normative or are founded in human psychology. Changes on ... Read More »

New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways from the draft proposal – changes recommended summarized

Draft for the New Education Policy, NEP 2019 has been submitted to the Union Cabinet. The draft proposes radical changes to the system including overhauling the entire structure, extending RTE and 3 languages. New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways  |  Photo Credit: PTI After years of wait, the Draft New Education Policy 2019 proposal has been submitted by the committee set ... Read More »

The secret of investing in the €3.7tn age tech market

Prominent venture capitalist Mark Tluszcz has a knack for sniffing out opportunities. He invested in Skype before anyone else and dissuaded Israeli startup Wix.com from an undervalued $400m deal (it went on to raise $5bn in its IPO). So when he says that the global investment community is missing a trick when it comes to investing in tech for the ... Read More »