Submitted by haikton on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:02
If the statistics available with the UT cyber cell are to be believed, well-educated youth from the city are mostly involved in putting up obscene content on social networking websites.
The data reveals that most involved in such crime are in the age group of 25-35 and are either studying or are settled in jobs.
Submitted by haikton on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 17:37
Twitter believes that your account may have been compromised by a website or service not associated with Twitter. We’ve reset your password to prevent others from accessing your account.
You’ll need to create a new password for your Twitter account. You can select a new password at this link:
As always, you can also request a new password.
Please don’t reuse your old password and be sure to choose a strong password (such as one with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols).
Submitted by haikton on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:15
Internet trolls and anarchists beware: European computer scientists are working on a system to separate fact from false rumor online.
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If all goes well, the lie-detector will be able to categorize an online rumor as speculation, controversy, misinformation or disinformation. Then it will automatically assess the source, zeroing in on factors like automated bots and newly created Twitter accounts, according to the press release. Finally it will display the results on a dashboard, making the truth easier to spot.
Submitted by haikton on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 09:47
Social media, we all know, can make you unproductive. If you're indiscreet or offensive, it can complicate your relationships. But can it also make you downright dumb?
That’s what a new study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface suggests. How can spending more time on Facebook or Twitter end up making us stupider?
Submitted by haikton on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 17:02
Facebook is paying much more for WhatsApp than it did for Instagram, but it’s getting more, too.
On Wednesday, Facebook announced the latest move in its quest for mobile social domination: it plans to buy popular messaging app WhatsApp for $16 billion in a cash and stock deal.
Submitted by haikton on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:08
You’ve probably never heard of Ask.fm.
But chances are, your teenager has.
“I would say that about 90 or 95 percent of students use Ask.fm,” said Cat Pruddinik, a high school student.
“It’s an anonymous asking site where people can go to your profile and ask questions and then people can answer anonymously,” added Alexandria Bowen, a high school student.
Bowen and Pruddinik said the social networking website is insanely popular with kids. But sometimes, it hurts.
Submitted by haikton on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 09:33
A group of consumer and children's advocates are renewing their legal battle with Facebook over teenagers' privacy on the world's largest online social network.
At issue is how the company uses the vast trove of information that its 1.23 billion users share on the site.