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VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
WhatsApp, Covidiot, List of essential items, Covid-19

DailyOh! The country that says vodka is Covid-19 cure, to why WhatsApp won't let you upload 16-second videos

Alexander Lukashenko is talking stupidity one peg at a time.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Criminal politicians, WhatsApp, Sanjay sinh, Supremecourt

DailyOh! The politician who came out unscathed despite murder charges

SC ruling on disclosure of criminal charges has left politicians worried. This story from 1988 should encourage them to just chill.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
WhatsApp, Social media rumours, Social Media, Child lifting

How social media is helping spread child lifting rumours

It matters little that the impact implies someone’s death.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Lok sabha election exit poll, Mamata banerjee meme, Priyanka Chaturvedi, Rahul Gandhi

From WhatsApp messages to online memes: Lok Sabha elections in the time of social media

Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter and even hilariously mocking memes were the weapons of choice for political parties during Lok Sabha 2019. Interestingly, these were used directly also by voters themselves.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Facebook messenger, Instant messaging, WhatsApp, Conversations

When We Spoke: In memory of all the deep, meaningful conversations we have lost thanks to instant messaging

News flash: Conversation, as we know it, is dead and there is nothing we can do about it. The culprit through, is someone we all love and adore.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Fake news, Social Media, Google, Twitter

Pulwama attack aftermath: Why it's a moment of reckoning for WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Google

Much has been theorised about how big tech and social media have disrupted societies across the world. The aftermath of Pulwama is this theory demonstrated in practice.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Lok Sabha election 2019, Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, Whistle-blowers

2018 showed us that democracy can be hacked using Facebook. This should make us worry about 2019

The problem is that our belief in the goodness of technology blindsided us to the devil inside us humans.

SCI-TECH

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TechO, Neeraj Arora, Huawei, Qualcomm

TechO: Neeraj Arora quits WhatsApp; Huawei outlines strategy for India and more

All the important tech news from the week gone by.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
Data Privacy, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Fake news, WhatsApp

Why government asking WhatsApp for a backdoor key to our chats is problematic

Spying on citizens in the name of curbing fake news is not the solution.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Google, WhatsApp, Facebook, Fake news

Why Facebook, WhatsApp, Google have no choice but to purge fake news

Social media's battle against fake news and bigotry is bad news for politics.