Thursday, 22 February 2018

Tag Archives: social media

Ashwin and Gibbs Involved in a War of Words

Herschelle Gibbs

CAPE TOWN/NEW DELHI:  Oh Twitter, you never cease to disappoint. Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs found himself the victim of an unexpected attack from Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday. Ashwin, who was a part of India’s Test squad in the recently-completed three-match series in South Africa, posted a picture ...

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Amitabh Bachchan uploads resume on social media

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BOLLYWOOD: Amitabh Bachchan has jokingly uploaded a job resume on Twitter emphasising on his height. Taking to Twitter late on Saturday night, Bachchan – fondly called Big B by his fans – shared a job application. Here is what his job application said, “Job Application : Amitabh Bachchan DOB 11.10.1942 ...

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Here’s why Sonam Kapoor is ‘luckiest girl’ in the world

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BOLLYWOOD: While all the favorite couples celebrated Valentine’s Day last week, Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor too decided to take a leap and share a message for her alleged boyfriend Anand Ahuja on her social media account. She quoted Bob Marley on the post that reads, “Conquer the devils with a ...

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Zareen Khan: Trolls affect our family and friends

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Zareen Khan says she is glad that her mother is not on social media as she will get disturbed with the way her daughter gets trolled. “Trolls don’t realise that whatever they write not only affects us but also affects our family and friends. I am very thankful for the ...

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Twitter Reports First Quarterly Profit

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LONDON: Twitter reported its first profit as a public company on Thursday, a major step as it grapples with persistent criticism over fake accounts on its social network and questions over its prospects for long-term growth. The surprise announcement, which sent the company’s shares sharply higher on Wall Street, comes ...

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Outrage after Mehwish Hayat posted a photograph on social media

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LOLLYWOOD: Some people are not happy with Mehwish Hayat after she shared a photograph on social media while wearing bomber jacket with skin tight bottoms, as they slut shamed her for ‘indecency’. The Pakistan film actor was called with inappropriate names by the moral police in the comments section of ...

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Facebook bans cryptocurrency adverts

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LONDON: Facebook has banned adverts for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its sites after recent criticism from users about scams and hoaxes being promoted in their newsfeed. The world’s biggest social network said such digital currencies are “frequently associated” with “deceptive promotional practices”. “Two of our core advertising principles outline ...

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One hour of social media enough to ruin your sleeping pattern

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TORONTO: One hour a day on social media can derail your sleeping pattern, a new study warns. The report by Canadian researchers was commissioned to assess why so many young people struggle to sleep eight hours. They found the root problem to be social media: those who spent at least ...

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Man’s one minute selfie with train lands him in hospital

one minute selfie with train lands him in hospital

HYDERABAD: Indian man nearly died while taking a selfie video with a speeding train in the background in Hyderabad. The man, who police identified as Shiva from Warangal, is seen standing right next to the railway tracks and pointing to an oncoming speeding train in the video. As the train ...

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