Facebook kills Snapchat-like app it released last year for users under 21

Facebook has shut down its standalone social networking app Lifestage that it released a year ago for high schoolers, media reports said. Not many people know about this Snapchat-like app as only users aged 21 or younger could sign up for it. According to a report in the Business Insider on Tuesday, Lifestage was intended… Continue reading Facebook kills Snapchat-like app it released last year for users under 21

Woman can show face only to her husband: Muslim cleric on Pathan’s selfie

Following Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan Wife post on social media, where he is seen with his wife, the all-rounder has received massive backlash especially from religious leaders, who claim what he did was against Islamic law. Calling it ‘un-Islamic’, Maulana Sajid Rashidi said that Irfan Pathan’s background is very religious as his father was a… Continue reading Woman can show face only to her husband: Muslim cleric on Pathan’s selfie

Real reason why you can’t quit Facebook – It lets you be a ‘silent watcher’

Facebook recently announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly users. This makes its “population” larger than that of China, the US, Mexico and Japan combined. Its popularity, and with it the influence it has in society, is beyond dispute. But for many the experience of actually using the site fluctuates somewhere between the… Continue reading Real reason why you can’t quit Facebook – It lets you be a ‘silent watcher’

Bihar Board likely to announce Class 10 results today

Class 10 students of Bihar have been keeping their finger crossed as the BSEB (Bihar School Education Board) is expected to announce the exam results today. The Class 10 exams happened in the state in the first week of March this year. The sources say that the results would be released today. Around 15 lakh… Continue reading Bihar Board likely to announce Class 10 results today

Big B shares an awwdorable photo with Abhishek

When it comes to share some nostalgic, throwback pictures with his fans on social media, superstar Amitabh Bachchan always takes the cake. Today, the 74-year-old actor took to Twitter and shared an adorable photo with son Abhishek, which is surely going to make his fans smile wide. He captioned the snap, “I once, not so… Continue reading Big B shares an awwdorable photo with Abhishek

Justin Bieber concert: Malaika, Arbaaz arrive together with son Arhaan

With the international singing sensation Justin Bieber taking centre-stage at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai, it’s the turnout of the who’s who of Bollywood that has been making waves on the social media. Quite relishing the event, Alia Bhatt has been constantly posting pictures with her sister Shaheen on her Instagram account. But what… Continue reading Justin Bieber concert: Malaika, Arbaaz arrive together with son Arhaan

Facebook can help curb government corruption: study

Social platforms like Facebook may help fight government corruption, especially in countries where press freedom is curbed, say researchers who studied the impact of social media during the 2012 anti-corruption protests in India. Sudipta Sarangi of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in the US said his cross- country analysis using data… Continue reading Facebook can help curb government corruption: study