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‘Back to Class’ to raise funds for education

KOCHI: Even though schools in the state have started the academic year with online classes, many students are still unable to attend the same due to the lack of facilities. Many politicians, organisations and actors have come forward to donate equipment towards the cause. Progressive Techies, a socio-cultural organisation of Infopark employees, has come up with the campaign ‘Back to Class’ ... Read More »

Trolls Continue To Be A Problem On Social Media

Like mythical beasts that seem to be unstoppable, trolls continue to plague social media. This isn’t new of course. Long before Facebook existed, trolls were the scourge of Usenet newsgroups, web-based forums and message boards. Even in 2020 trolls continue to be a problem. We’ve all been there. Someone posts something, and someone comments that instead of being constructive or ... Read More »

The barrier to change for air cargo is not technology, or cash – it’s mindset

The air cargo industry is at something of a crossroads: the past couple of months has presented an opportunity review strategy – with some executives suggesting it is time put cargo at the forefront, rather than passengers, and offer customers an integrator-style model. With a fast-growing e-commerce sector, and business models of the likes of UPS and FedEx proving freight ... Read More »

To fix social media, we need to introduce digital socialism

In the past few years, intellectuals across the spectrum have fallen out of love with Big Tech. The “frightful five” – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft – wield enormous power, with their combined wealth exceeding $5 trillion. After years of market consolidation and exploitative practices, critics in the United States are pushing to break up Big Tech monopolies with ... Read More »

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 »

How To Land A Remote Social Media Manager Role For Travel Brands

Want to work from home or anywhere else in the world, yet at the same time feel that working online is only for those with a massive Instagram following? Keep reading and find out how you can work online and travel the world as a social media manager like Nadine Rohner. A few years ago, Rohner followed her inner voice, ... Read More »

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 »

Social media ‘overload’ linked to fatigue

Social media users who report feeling higher levels of “overload” from the volume of information and communication online are more fatigued on a day-to-day basis, according to new research. The study, by researchers at NUI Galway, finds that the more prone to feeling bored a social media user is, the more likely it is they will feel overloaded by social media ... Read More »

Optimize Your Social Media profiles to Earn Enormous Gains

If you are a business person and thinking of increasing your customer count, then social media networking is the one-stop for all your issues. We spend most of our time on social media applications, and business people can use this route to promote their products. There are so many Instagram accounts focusing on Direct Sales without the presence of any mediator. The absence of ... Read More »

Social media platforms propose an alliance to censor harmful content

With an aim to purge misinformation and fake news from circulating on social media platforms, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Bytedance have reportedly proposed an alliance called the Information Trust Alliance (ITA). The association comprising of digital platforms, publishers, fact-checkers, civil society and academia, will help guard the social media platforms in India against harmful content such as spurious news and ... Read More »