TRENDS

  • Google's first fashion trends report reveals what's hot and what's not 1 week ago

    Washington: Tulle skirts are in. Jogger pants are hot. But high-waisted shorts? You don't want to go there. In its first fashion trends report, Google analysed billions of searches dating back to 2009 to provide a detailed analysis of what's hot and what's not. For example, queries for tulle skirts jumped 34...
  • The ongoing battle that is #RahulRoars vs #PappuMeows April 20, 2015

    After Rahul Gandhi's aggressive comeback in the parliament today (20th April), Twitter was flooded with the hashtag 'RahulRoar'. While the hashtag was started by Congress supporter and fans of Rahul Gandhi, it also became fodder for some brilliant jokes on Twitter. ...
  • Twitter kills the Discover tab on mobile; now shows self-explanatory trends on the search page April 11, 2015

    New York: Twitter has phased out its 'Discover' tab which showed users what topics were trending or most popular within their network. However, this does not mean that the "trending" concept is out. The same information will now exist under the 'Search' tab, where trends will now include a more detailed...
  • Twitter updates trends to tell users why a topic is popular April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter has updated its trends experience on its mobile apps that makes most talked about topics on the platform more informative and easier for the users to find. Under the update, any particular trend will have a description below it to add more to the hashtag and abbreviated...
  • Delhi election Twitter trends: Kiran Bedi vs Arvind Kejriwal vs Ajay Makan February 6, 2015

    The Delhi Assembly elections has been creating a buzz on micro-blogging site, Twitter. During the campaign for the February 7 polls the political parties used the social media for propagating their agendas and the voters used the platform in a bid to put forward their demand to the political parties. Both...
  • Google's New Year's Eve doodle is a recap of 2014 trending topics December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the last day of the year with a recap of some of this year's top trending searches, including the 2014 World Cup, the Philae robotic lander, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Flappy Bird, with a shout-out to the Mars Orbiter Mission, Google has posted a colourful...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: There is no possibility for me in politics; just interested in Modi government December 8, 2014

    Jalandhar: Actress Sonakshi Sinha says she likes discussing politics with her actor-politician father Shatrughan Sinha but has no intent of trying her luck in it. The 27-year-old 'Rowdy Rathore' star said politics is not her cup of tea and she would like to concentrate on films only. "I will never join politics....
  • Boney Kapoor praises Sonakshi Sinha for her semi-classical number in 'Tevar' November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Boney Kapoor is working with his son Arjun for the first time in his latest production venture 'Tevar' but it's the film's leading lady Sonakshi Sinha that the producer is raving about. "Look at her in 'Tevar'. Sonakshi has never looked more stunning. She lost oodles of weight specially to...
  • Bolly Book: The Big Book of Hindi Movie Trivia: From flunked heroes, to older couples, Diptakirti Chaudhuri predicts 'filmi' trends set to become cliches October 27, 2014

    "I am only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then, finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of Bollywood lay all undiscovered before me." - With apologies to Isaac Newton A self-confessed "salesman by day and a...
  • Haryana polls: BJP leads in early trends in, INLD second October 19, 2014

    The BJP was leading over others in early trends of counting of votes available on Sunday from 90 seats in the Haryana assembly elections. As per the available trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was ahead on 30 assembly seats. It was followed by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) which...
  • Watch: Mangalyaan trends worldwide on Twitter September 24, 2014

    Mangalyaan, country's first Mars Orbiter Mission reached Mars on Wednesday. Since then it has been trending worldwide on Twitter. ...
  • Gold dips below Rs 28,000level on weak global cues September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Continuing its losing streak for the fourth straight day, gold prices dipped below the Rs 28,000level by falling Rs 70 to hit over twomonth low of Rs 27,950 per 10 grams in the national capital on Wednesday on sustained selling by stockists amid a weakening global trend. Silver also...
  • Chimpanzees imitate others closely, can set new trends July 7, 2014

    London: Chimpanzees are master copycats and, in the process, they form new traditions that are often particular to only one specific group of these primates. Such are the findings of an international group of scientists, who waded through over 700 hours of video footage to understand how it came about that...
  • Kejriwal loses lead on Google search trends, Modi surges ahead February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As India inches closer towards general elections, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal and Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi have emerged as the most searched politicians online, Google said today. According to Google Trends, on a scale of 0-100, Modi scored 65 points, followed...
  • Following Twitter, Facebook now adds trending topics to site January 17, 2014

    In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook will add trending topics to its website to let users know what other users are posting about at the moment, whether it's the death of a world leader or the Golden Globe awards. Users in the US, UK, India, Canada and Australia will start...
  • Facebook adds Twitterlike trending topics January 17, 2014

    New York: In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook is adding a feature to its service that lets users know the topics of discussion that are trending among the site's 1.2 billion users, whether it's the death of a world leader or the Oscars. Users in the US, UK, India, Canada...
  • 2013: 5 biggest tech trends that defined the year December 31, 2013

    New York: As I look back at the more than 100 tech products we reviewed in 2013, a handful of gadgets and services deserve a second look. It's become clear that one brand rarely stands out any more in whatever product category you look at. Competition is more intense than ever,...
  • 'Badhai ho, aapko ladki ka baap hua hai' and other hilarious Alok Nath jokes you shouldn't miss on Twitter December 30, 2013

    Who would have thought there would come a day when Alok Nath would be trending on Twitter; aren't we 'blessed'? One sarcastic tweet seemed to have started it all on Sunday night; it read "Our nation only learnt about heart attacks because of Alok Nath." According to Twitteratis, it was...
  • YouTube Rewind: Top 10 videos India watched in 2013 December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Movie trailers, short film, popular TV shows, cricket, made for web videos and nursery rhymes made it to the top the 10 trending videos of the year on YouTube in India this year. As 2013 comes to a close, YouTube has compiled a list of the mostwatched videos...
  • Modi, Sachin Tendulkar, iPhone 5s the most talked about on Facebook in India this year December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Facebook took a look at the people, moments and places that mattered most on Facebook in India in 2013. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is the most talked about person on Facebook in India beating likes of cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and Apple iconic device iPhone 5s,...
  • Samsung Galaxy Star Pro, Galaxy Trend launched at Rs 6,750, Rs 8,290 October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Intensifying competition in the midsegment smartphone market, Samsung India launched two devices under its Galaxy series, Galaxy Star Pro and Galaxy Trend, which are priced at Rs 6,750 and Rs 8,290, respectively. The Samsung Galaxy Star Pro is a dual SIM handset powered by a 1GHz singlecore processor. It...
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend with 4inch display spotted online for Rs 8,490 September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Samsung has silently introduced a new smartphone in India named "Galaxy Trend". The phone is listed on the Samsung India eStore for Rs 8,700, while the phone is available for purchase on ecommerce stores like Flipkart and Snapdeal for Rs 8,490. There is officially no word on the...
  • Facebook testing Twitter-like trending topics section September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Facebook has already taken a leaf from Twitter's book, and now a new report claims that Facebook is testing a Twitter-like Trending Topics section. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Facebook is testing this new section in the homepage News Feed of its website. The section...
  • Dance shows on TV: Dance institutes are the beneficiaries July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Dance institutes across India are laughing all the way to the bank thanks to parents' newfound fascination for TV reality shows. "There is a big boom in the industry for the past two years. It is amazing to see how the mindset of parents has changed towards dance....
  • Growth of social media helping education in Arab world June 26, 2013

    Dubai: The continued growth of social media in the Arab region has facilitated innovations by people, created new horizons for government entities and new social trends by Arab societies, says a new report. Titled "Transforming Education in the Arab World: Breaking Barriers in the Age of Social Learning", the fifth...
  • Google aims to simplify the Web for Indian users June 18, 2013

    Chandigarh: Google India launched a campaign which is aimed at simplifying the web for the country's internet users. "The objective of the campaign is to help simplify the Web for Indian users, showing how they can get instant answers to their most common queries," Sandeep Menon,...
  • Fashion trend: Priyanka Chopra, Anushka don zebra strips April 9, 2013

    Zebra is the latest fashion icon with celebrities embracing the stripes. And the actresses are scorching up the magazine covers as summer sets in. ...
  • Men complain more on Twitter than women: study March 14, 2013

    London: Women tweet more but men are bigger complainers on Twitter, according to a new study of the social networking site. Personal life, television programmes and work, are subjects that women talk most about on Twitter while men are likely to tweet about sport, gaming and news, The Telegraph reported. Women...