Top 5 Not-So-Obvious Social Media Marketing Mistakes You Must Avoid

Before you even read this, make sure you aren’t making either of the classic, obvious, social media mistakes — having a private profile or still using a personal account when you should switch to a business account. OK, cool. Now that that’s handled, let’s get into some of the less-obvious, yet highly critical mistakes that I see … Read more

Facebook Must Protect Children From Addictive Habits, Says UK NHS Chief

Speaking of an “insidious grip” that social media activities may have on young people, a top health official in England has asked social media companies like Facebook to do more to protect children from addictive habits and dangerous content, The Telegraph reported. “There is emerging evidence of a link between semi-addictive and manipulative online activities and mental … Read more

Putin Says Russia Must Not Use Blanket Bans to Make Internet Safer

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday there were no plans to shut down social media sites or limit Internet freedoms in Russia, and that a “civilised” solution was needed to make the Internet safer. Russia blocked the online messaging service Telegram in April after it refused to grant state security services access to its users’ encrypted messages. Critics … Read more

Facebook Must Face Class Action Over Facial Recognition: US Judge

A US federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission. The ruling adds to the privacy woes that have been mounting against Facebook for weeks, since it was disclosed that the personal information of millions of users … Read more

Tech Companies Must Prune Privacy Policies for Users: Government

With the privacy policies of tech companies running into dozens of pages and users often accepting the terms and conditions without reading them, there is an urgent need for improving privacy communication to generate nuanced consent from the users, a senior government official said here on Thursday. “There is a need for simplifying communications to … Read more

The Fed must hike rates more aggressively in 2017 or the bond market will ‘run them over’

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen arrives to speak during a press conference following the announcement that the Fed will raise interest rates, in Washington, DC, December 14, 2016. The portion of the Federal Open Market Committee statement on the economy wasn’t that different from the one released in … Read more

European governments must adopt an open digital market: Barroso

José Manuel Barroso, the former President of the European Commission, urged European governments to embrace open digital markets to allow entrepreneurs the capacity to innovate and grow. Barroso, now non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs, bemoaned the fact that Europe has “28 mini-markets” instead of an open market system like the U.S. He went on to … Read more

3 ways Android Nougat is a must for multitaskers3 ways Android Nougat is a must for multitaskers

The latest version of Android packs the usual raft of new features, but none are as flashy as its revamped multitasking abilities, especially the new side-by-side view that lets you use two apps at once. Nougat also adds a couple of other essential new multitasking features: the ability to quickly switch between the current app … Read more

NEET must be conducted in regional languages as well: Gujarat government

At the 11th meeting of the inter-state council, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel appealed for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) to be held in regional languages. The meeting was held on Saturday, July 16, where the Gujarat government asked for regional languages to be considered for entrances to benefit students. This is not the … Read more