Sunday, 22 July 2018

Tag Archives: social media

We support sexual harassment: Kayseria Creative director

LOLLYWOOD: Protesters showed up at the premiere of Pakistani movie ‘Teefa in Trouble’ in Lahore yesterday, calling for a boycott of the movie, and one of the guests attending has caused a social media stir. Waleed Zaman, the creative director of Kayseria – a popular Pakistani clothing brand, was attending ...

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‘Killed’ by social media: Razzaq say he is alive and well

LAHORE: Former Pakistan star cricketer Abdul Razzaq has quashed rumours of his death in a video message he recorded and shared a day ago in response to false reports about his accident on the social media. A post started circulating on the social media claiming Razzaq died in a car ...

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Iran TV film shows girl crying, admitting ‘dancing is a crime’

TEHRAN:A film on Iranian state television showing social media users being upbraided for allegedly promoting dance online has sparked criticism from reformists in the Islamic republic. The broadcast, aired Friday on flagship channel Irib 1, featured men and women whose faces were not shown being questioned and made to repent ...

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Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said it would launch fact-checking of photos and videos as it expands the effort to curb misinformation to more countries. The huge social network, which has been a frequent target for failing to stop the spread of false news, said it will use machine learning and other ...

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Survey finds more than half of 12 year olds have live-streamed content

LONDON: Social media companies need to act now to protect children after Barnardo’s reveals more than half of 12-year-olds have posted live videos on apps and websites meant for older children and adults. A survey by YouGov for Barnardo’s found that 57% of 12-year-olds and more than one-in-four children aged ...

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Mark Zuckerberg apologises to EU lawmakers over data leak

BRUSSELS: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologised to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world’s biggest social media network. Zuckerberg agreed to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about ...

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Anushka Sharma wants harsh punishments for child rapists

BOLLYWOOD: Speaking at an event, actress Anushka Sharma said she fully supported that severe punishment should be awarded to the perpetrators who assault children, while expressing support for the ordinance passed by the Indian government proposing tougher punishment for rapists. The actress severely condemned the Kathua and Unnao rape cases which ...

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Kangana Ranaut reveals why she avoids social media

BOLLYWOOD starlet Kangana Ranaut says she is not on social media because she finds it very time-consuming. Kangana expressed her thought on social media when she became part of TV show Vh1 Inside Access, a statement to IANS said. “I am not on social media for many reasons and one ...

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