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WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai
Sports

WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai

WTA chairman Steve Simon "has reached out to Peng Shuai via various communication channels. He has sent her two emails, to which it was clear her responses were influenced by others," she said

Man tries to catch cockroach in train using water bottle; watch viral video here
World

Man tries to catch cockroach in train using water bottle; watch viral video here

In the footage, a man is recorded trying to catch a cockroach using a bottle while travelling inside a train. As he gets closer to the insect, it starts to fly while others around the man or in the train scream

Youth Congress files police complaint against Kangana Ranaut for 'seditious' remarks on social media
Politics

Youth Congress files police complaint against Kangana Ranaut for 'seditious' remarks on social media

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement on Friday that the Centre will repeal three contentious farm laws, Ranaut posted Instagram stories, saying India is a "Jihadist Nation" and calling for dictatorship in the country

Instagram reportedly asking users to submit video selfie for account verification in a bid to weed out bots
News & Analysis

Instagram reportedly asking users to submit video selfie for account verification in a bid to weed out bots

According to XDADevelopers, several users have said they were asked to take a video selfie to verify their current accounts on Instagram.

Turkey: Kitten with four ears becomes Instagram star; social media users amazed at adorable feline
World

Turkey: Kitten with four ears becomes Instagram star; social media users amazed at adorable feline

Midas currently has over 45,000 Instagram supporters after the first picture was shared from the cat’s official handle

Babar Azam cherishes hand-written letter by 8-year-old fan; wins hearts on social media for his response
First Cricket News

Babar Azam cherishes hand-written letter by 8-year-old fan; wins hearts on social media for his response

An eight-year-old, Mohammad Haroon Suria, penned a heartfelt letter to Azam explaining his reaction to the game and his love for the Pakistan team.

'Alive and fine': Nisha Dahiya after reports of her being shot dead emerge
Sports

'Alive and fine': Nisha Dahiya after reports of her being shot dead emerge

A wrestler named Nisha Dahiya and her brother were shot dead by unknown assailants. There was chaos online as several reports identified Dahiya as the world medallist

Facebook renames itself Meta, rebranding one of the world's most recognisable brands
News & Analysis

Facebook renames itself Meta, rebranding one of the world's most recognisable brands

The move punctuates how CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to refocus his Silicon Valley company on what he sees as the next digital frontier, which is the unification of disparate digital worlds into something called the metaverse.

Centre seeks details of algorithm processes used by Facebook amid hate speech allegations
India

Centre seeks details of algorithm processes used by Facebook amid hate speech allegations

The move assumes significance as a series of reports recently citing internal documents showed "a struggle with misinformation, hate speech and celebrations of violence" in India - Facebook's biggest market with over 40 crore users

Tripura mosques get police protection after vandalism in retaliation to Bangladesh violence
India

Tripura mosques get police protection after vandalism in retaliation to Bangladesh violence

Authorities in Tripura have banned gatherings of more than four people in the most tense northern parts of the state while police have issued warnings about 'provocative messages' spreading on social media

Rajinikanth and daughter launch voice-based social media app Hoote to emotionally connect with users
Entertainment

Rajinikanth and daughter launch voice-based social media app Hoote to emotionally connect with users

Being multilingual, it allows anyone who wants to be heard, to express through the unique voice in the language of choice.

Few hours after announcement, hackers lay claim to Donald Trump’s new Twitter-like social app before its launch
WorldT20

Few hours after announcement, hackers lay claim to Donald Trump’s new Twitter-like social app before its launch

In interviews Thursday, the hackers, who are affiliated with Anonymous, a loose hacking collective, said the effort was part of their “online war against hate.”

Internal Facebook documents show 'struggle with misinformation, hate speech and celebrations of violence' in India
World

Internal Facebook documents show 'struggle with misinformation, hate speech and celebrations of violence' in India

According to a report, the internal documents showed how bots and fake accounts tied to the “country’s ruling party and Opposition figures” were wreaking havoc on national elections.

Doomscrolling COVID news takes an emotional toll; here's how to make your social media a happier place
World

Doomscrolling COVID news takes an emotional toll; here's how to make your social media a happier place

Seek out content that makes you happy to balance out your newsfeed. This may be images of cute kittens, beautiful landscapes, drool-worthy food videos or something else

Centre defends IT rule requiring WhatsApp to trace originator of message in Delhi HC
India

Centre defends IT rule requiring WhatsApp to trace originator of message in Delhi HC

The Centre said the law empowers it to expect such platforms to create a safe cyberspace and counter illegal content either themselves or by assisting the law enforcement agencies

As temple vandalism continues Bangladesh minorities call for countrywide hunger strike; cops book over 4,000 people
World

As temple vandalism continues Bangladesh minorities call for countrywide hunger strike; cops book over 4,000 people

In Chittagong, the Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council has announced a sit-in and hunger strike from 23 October in protest against the attacks during the Durga Puja celebrations

Bangladesh: Hindus, Muslims hold separate protest rallies; six dead in communal clashes so far
World

Bangladesh: Hindus, Muslims hold separate protest rallies; six dead in communal clashes so far

Communal clashes have ensued in the country after temples in Bangladesh were vandalised by some unidentified miscreants during Durga Puja celebrations on Thursday

Sorry for the disruption: Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp going down for five hours
News & Analysis

Sorry for the disruption: Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp going down for five hours

Facebook explained that the configuration changes on the routers caused issues that interrupted this communication.

Power of narratives to seed change, and their growing relevance in a post-COVID world
India

Power of narratives to seed change, and their growing relevance in a post-COVID world

People remember stories better than they remember facts or figures as the human brain is hardwired for narratives and they help it make sense of things faster

US lawmakers question Facebook on spiking mental health fears among teenagers
World

US lawmakers question Facebook on spiking mental health fears among teenagers

Lawmakers have demanded a pledge from Facebook to release all of its research and not to take aims at children under 13.