Digital Media

  • Smartphones may make young people emotionally stunted August 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Young people may be losing the ability to read emotions as digital devices such as smartphones, TVs and tablets are destroying their face-to-face social skills, a new study has found. Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use...
  • Winning actresses are more weepy at Oscars February 20, 2013

    Washington: Leading actresses who wins the Oscars are almost twice as weepy as the leading actors at the Academy Awards ceremony, says a study. Only one director has ever choked up and that is Steven Spielberg for 'Schindler's List' at the 1993 ceremony, says Rebecca Rolfe, Georgia Tech master's student in...
  • Solo album magic wanes: Digital media may revive it August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with 'Tanha Dil', and 'Yaad Piya Ki'. Nowadays, TV and radio channels don't support such endeavours, musicians say, but feel that digital media offers some hope. After facing a...
  • 2010 was a turning point for online ads January 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The online advertising sector witnessed a turnaround in 2010, as increasing confidence in the medium, has made advertisers take digital media more seriously for display purposes, according to a study. Aimed at providing an insight into the user behaviour across advertising sectors, the Ozone Media Performance Users Study (OPUS)...
  • Cyberspace, airwaves rife with 'go vote' campaigns April 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The general elections 2009 is being called India's first digital elections -- fought as much in cyberspace and over the airwaves, as it is on the ground. This election - everyone's hell bent on making you vote. It's a whole lot of pressure on your poor little...