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Saharanpur Dalit-Thakur violence: Here’s why UP blocked WhatsApp, social media

From: Hindustan Times By Samarth Bansal Recommended by: Hindustan times The Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn internet services in violence-hit Saharanpur in a bid to crack down on rumours and fake news on social media and
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Snapchat’s growth stalls in Facebook’s shadow in 1Q report

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Facebook has been bent on copying Snapchat ever since the social media giant tried unsuccessfully in 2013 to buy what was then an ephemeral photo-messaging app.Now, the company
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India must lift ban on social media in Kashmir, it impacts fundamental rights: UN

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times India must immediately revoke a ban on social media in Jammu and Kashmir to guarantee freedom of expression and seek a lasting solution to the decades-long conflict through
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Twitter can detect, track riots faster than police, finds study

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Twitter posts can help track riots and other violent events much before they are reported to the police, according to a study which shows that social media can be an invaluable
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The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

From: Via: Some good ways of using Dr. C's #SOCIALPROOF #CONSENSUS for marketing. Remember: Don't forget
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J-K suspends Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp among 22 social media sites for a month

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday suspended 22 social media sites, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, for a month as students’ protests and unrest refused to die
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Is your brand being hijacked in social media?

New customers, who may not even use a brand, are making life quite difficult for brandsI am a social media buff, if such a term exists. I gloat at the folly of politicians and gleefully share their antics online. When a brand mistreats me or any
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Celebs sent reminders by FTC to disclose when theyre paid to shill on Instagram

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable Federal regulators are putting dozens of celebrities on notice over their sponsored Instagram posts.The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that it sent more than 90
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‘Scared of camera’: Kashmir internet shutdowns seen as an attempt to choke voices

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Freelance press photographer Abid Bhat used to hotspot the 4G internet on his mobile, connect it to his laptop and send pictures to international publications.His work stopped since