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BJP IT Cell member arrested in Nagpur for 'objectionable tweets' against Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray
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BJP IT Cell member arrested in Nagpur for 'objectionable tweets' against Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray

Sameet Thakkar was told by a court to appear before VP Road police station in Mumbai on 5 October. He had allegedly slipped out without submitting his mobile phone or laptop as mandated, an official said

Subramanian Swamy gives BJP time till Thursday to remove IT Cell chief Amit Malaviya
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Subramanian Swamy gives BJP time till Thursday to remove IT Cell chief Amit Malaviya

Swamy had said that the BJP IT Cell had gone rogue and was putting out fake ID tweets to make personal attacks on him, while not clarifying what the underlying issue is

EC seeks Maharashtra CEO report after activist claims firm with 'BJP link' hired ahead of 2019 Assembly polls
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EC seeks Maharashtra CEO report after activist claims firm with 'BJP link' hired ahead of 2019 Assembly polls

Sachin Gokhale alleged that the government-empanelled agency employed by the Maharashtra CEO shared its registered address with an ad agency that was owned by the national convenor of BJP IT cell.

Massive tweet volumes, complex hierarchies, coordinated attacks: Hacker reveals how BJP, Congress IT cells wage war on social media
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Massive tweet volumes, complex hierarchies, coordinated attacks: Hacker reveals how BJP, Congress IT cells wage war on social media

While the IT cells of both the BJP and Congress engage in coordinated activity on Twitter, the former has a much larger and more complex structure than the latter

Amid anti-CAA protests, this coder amplified anti-establishment voices by taking down 1.6 lakh bots that disrupted Twitter trends
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Amid anti-CAA protests, this coder amplified anti-establishment voices by taking down 1.6 lakh bots that disrupted Twitter trends

There has been a general trend in recent weeks of anti-establishment narratives dominating Twitter trends, as opposed to earlier, when pro-government hashtags and trending terms often dominated the conversation.

Delhi Durga Temple vandalised: Row over parking snowballed into Twitter war, revealing how right-wingers exploit social media's vulnerabilities
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Delhi Durga Temple vandalised: Row over parking snowballed into Twitter war, revealing how right-wingers exploit social media's vulnerabilities

Early findings restricted to real-time trends analysis using tools that parse the deluge of Twitter traffic for insights suggested that Twitter storm is a mix of a few influencers with large followings, and frenetic activity by accounts with barely any followers who churned out hundreds of tweets — suggesting what Twitter and Facebook call 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour'.

BJP IT cell member from Assam, Nitu Bora arrested for communal remark on Facebook; released after notice issued to him
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BJP IT cell member from Assam, Nitu Bora arrested for communal remark on Facebook; released after notice issued to him

Nitu Bora, a member of BJP's IT cell in Morigaon in Assam, was arrested on Thursday for allegedly making a communal remark in a Facebook post. He was later released after a notice was issued to him

Misleading takedowns: Facebook needs to be a lot more transparent when it comes to banning Pages, Groups
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Misleading takedowns: Facebook needs to be a lot more transparent when it comes to banning Pages, Groups

Facebook’s role in taking down posts threatening electoral democracy needs to be understood better.

Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake news
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Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake news

Facebook has 2.3 billion ‘citizens’ of its ‘digital nation’ and its time the tech giant is held accountable.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP's inclusion of youths from non-political backgrounds is a good start ahead of polls
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP's inclusion of youths from non-political backgrounds is a good start ahead of polls

BJP feels it can benefit from the agility, skill and acumen of those from non-political backgrounds.

In poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, BJP and Congress plan 2 lakh WhatsApp groups to reach out to voters, mobilise support
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In poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, BJP and Congress plan 2 lakh WhatsApp groups to reach out to voters, mobilise support

The upcoming Assembly Election in Madhya Pradesh is likely to be fought on social media as BJP and Congress have planned to expand their social media teams by hiring more than 1.5 lakh social media experts, and create two lakh WhatsApp groups to reach out to voters

'Hatred for journalism threatens Democracy': Reporters Without Borders asks Indian govt to condemn and question abuse of journalists
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'Hatred for journalism threatens Democracy': Reporters Without Borders asks Indian govt to condemn and question abuse of journalists

Reporters Without Borders expressed serious concern at “an alarming deterioration in the working environment of journalists in India” and demanded that the government ensure the safety of journalists who are feeling threatened.

Shiv Sena targets BJP over Karnataka poll dates leak, says 'pillars of our democracy are being desecrated'
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Shiv Sena targets BJP over Karnataka poll dates leak, says 'pillars of our democracy are being desecrated'

In a vitriolic attack on the BJP over the alleged leak of Karnataka poll dates, the Shiv Sena said the pillars of democracy were being "desecrated".

Malviya should correct his 'troll' image first: AAP's IT cell chief's sharp rebuttal to his BJP counterpart
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Malviya should correct his 'troll' image first: AAP's IT cell chief's sharp rebuttal to his BJP counterpart

Before pointing fingers at AAP for degrading the online discourse, BJP’s IT head Amit Malviya should work towards improving his own image within his ranks

How BJP tried to turn 'missed calls' into votes for Narendra Modi
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How BJP tried to turn 'missed calls' into votes for Narendra Modi

The strategy allowed Modi and his team to bypass the 'old' creaky BJP machinery and speak to the new voter directly.