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Twitter fact-checks inaccuracies in Donald Trump's tweets after years of espousing hands-off approach with president
World

Twitter fact-checks inaccuracies in Donald Trump's tweets after years of espousing hands-off approach with president

Twitter added information to refute the inaccuracies in President Donald Trump’s tweets for the first time on Tuesday, after years of pressure over its inaction on his false and threatening posts

Delhi Police arrests Instagram group admin in 'bois locker room' case; 27 other members identified
India

Delhi Police arrests Instagram group admin in 'bois locker room' case; 27 other members identified

After Delhi Police apprehended a 15-year-old boy with regard to the Bois Locker Room case, five other students were questioned by the Cyber Crime Cell on 5 May.

Delhi Police apprehends 15-year-old boy for alleged link with Instagram group 'bois locker room'; identifies 20 members
India

Delhi Police apprehends 15-year-old boy for alleged link with Instagram group 'bois locker room'; identifies 20 members

After lodging an FIR against the members of 'bois locker room', an Instagram group reportedly created to exchange photos of minor girls and pass lewd comments, the Delhi Police apprehended a 15-year-old boy on 4 May.

Delhi Cyber Crime, DCW take cognisance of boys who created Instagram group to exchange pictures of minor girls, pass lewd comments
India

Delhi Cyber Crime, DCW take cognisance of boys who created Instagram group to exchange pictures of minor girls, pass lewd comments

The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to Instagram and Delhi Police over 'bois locker room', a group chat made to share pictures of minor girls and make lewd comments. The Delhi Police Cyber Crime Cell has filed a case against the accused under relevant sections of the IT Act and other sections of the IPC

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?
Gaming

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?

A PIL was recently filed in the Bombay HC calling for a ban on the popular video game, PUBG.

Teen girls twice as likely as boys to experience depression due to social media
News & Analysis

Teen girls twice as likely as boys to experience depression due to social media

Depression via social media is mainly due to online harassment, disturbed sleep and poor body image.

Internet Safety 101: How to protect yourself online from cyber crime, bullying and more
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Internet Safety 101: How to protect yourself online from cyber crime, bullying and more

Online safety begins with awareness, and knowing the threat that sits behind your computer.

Hanan Hamid trolled for selling fish after college hours: Pinarayi Vijayan orders action after KJ Alphons defends Kerala student
India

Hanan Hamid trolled for selling fish after college hours: Pinarayi Vijayan orders action after KJ Alphons defends Kerala student

Coming down heavily on the cyber bullying, Pinarayi Vijayan said that he was proud of Hanan Hamid and the government was with her.

Cyber bullying: 21-year-old college going fisher woman trolled on social media
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Cyber bullying: 21-year-old college going fisher woman trolled on social media

Kerala Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam has came out in support of a 21-year-old girl.

Monica Lewinsky and #Metoo: Writer reflects on her choices, question of consent in Vanity Fair piece
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Monica Lewinsky and #Metoo: Writer reflects on her choices, question of consent in Vanity Fair piece

Monica Lewinsky, writing for Vanity Fair on the 20th anniversary of the Ken Starr investigation, which uncovered her affair with President Bill Clinton, wrote about how she bumped into her old nemesis during Christmas Eve last year with her family and how her life has changed with the advent of the #MeToo movement.

Kerala: 18-yr-old law student receives threats over Facebook poem on menstruation, files complaint
India

Kerala: 18-yr-old law student receives threats over Facebook poem on menstruation, files complaint

An 18-year-old Keralite law student has complained of cyber bullying, allegedly by right wing groups, over a poem on her Facebook page about taboos attached to menstruation.

India's digital war: Surge in cyber crime rate highlights need for deeper scrutiny of medium's social, psychological threats
India

India's digital war: Surge in cyber crime rate highlights need for deeper scrutiny of medium's social, psychological threats

The increasing penetration of internet, number of cyber crime cases asks for a deeper scrutiny of social and psychological consequences posed by this medium

Facebook to fund digital safety ambassadors in schools to help UK tackle cyberbullying
News & Analysis

Facebook to fund digital safety ambassadors in schools to help UK tackle cyberbullying

Facebook’s head of global safety policy Antigone Davis said the social network had already developed safety features on the platform.

The government needs to approach Blue Whale and other internet induced suicides differently — some suggestions
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The government needs to approach Blue Whale and other internet induced suicides differently — some suggestions

While there are people who say the Blue Whale game is a myth, the fact is that the internet and social media play a role in aiding and inducing suicide.

Odisha Police directs all state districts to remove 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media
India

Odisha Police directs all state districts to remove 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media

Odisha police has asked all district police authorities to remove from social media the 'Blue Whale Challenge', an online game which allegedly claimed several lives of children in the country.

CBSE board sees censorship and digital surveillance as key to promoting safe internet use in schools
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CBSE board sees censorship and digital surveillance as key to promoting safe internet use in schools

The CBSE board has issued a circular that sets standards and guidelines for the creation of a safe environment in which students can use IT.

Sarahah is a double-edged sword that promotes a cavalier attitude about online abuse
India

Sarahah is a double-edged sword that promotes a cavalier attitude about online abuse

Sarahah encourages a cavalier attitude about online abuse — if not for you, at least for those around you.

Twitter rolls out new features allowing users to mute notifications from unknown accounts
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Twitter rolls out new features allowing users to mute notifications from unknown accounts

Twitter Inc, in its latest step to curb abusive behaviour on its platform, rolled out new features on Monday to help users disable notifications from accounts that they want to avoid.

Report states that one in three British teens spending at least six hours on the internet
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Report states that one in three British teens spending at least six hours on the internet

More than one in three British teenagers are "extreme internet users" who spend at least six hours a day online, according to a report.

Instagram introduces tools to block offensive comments and filter spam
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Instagram introduces tools to block offensive comments and filter spam

The filter will remove spam written in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese.