Social Networking

  • Facebook set to buy Whatsapp for a whopping $ 19 billion 20-02-2014 10:11 AM

    Social networking website Facebook is all set to buy popular mobile messaging service Whatsapp for a whopping $ 19 billion in cash and stocks. Whatsapp Co-founder and CEO Jan Koum will now join the Board of Directors of Facebook. Whatsapp will, however, continue to work independent of Facebook's existing messaging...
  • Twitter: From a start up to nearly $ 14 billion company 06-11-2013 11:30 AM

    Twitter began as any tech start up in the year 2006 with a couple of engineers in a small room surrounded by computers. However, the $ 14 billion now, Twitter will hit the public market this week. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion 31-08-2013 04:03 PM

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • Facebook's new feature: Graph Search 16-01-2013 09:54 AM

    Facebook has launched a new search engine called Graph Search that allows users to search anything their friends have shared. ...
  • New Year wishes crash Twitter 01-01-2012 04:58 PM

    The website was out of action for an hour across Britain in the afternoon, around the time Japan was ushering in the New Year. ...
  • TWTW: Kapil Sibal's comments on censoring the web 11-12-2011 01:35 PM

    This week on 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha brings the funny side of the web censoring controversy. ...
  • FTN: Should social networking sites be censored? 06-12-2011 11:58 PM

    Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal met the representatives of Facebook, Google and others seeking to device a screening mechanism. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 06-12-2011 11:46 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Government's web diktat censoring the Internet? 06-12-2011 09:41 PM

    The Government's idea of pre-screening monitoring content on social media websites is attracting widespread debate. ...
  • Varun Gandhi criticises Sibal's gag plan 06-12-2011 04:37 PM

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi said the Internet has led to ultimate democratisation of many nations and shouldn't be gagged. ...
  • FTN: should social networking sites be censored? 06-12-2011 01:44 PM

    Union Minister Kapil Sibal's idea of screening content on websites has triggered widespread anger in the online world. In fact, the hashtag #IdiotKapilSibal is one of the top Twitter trends on Tuesday. Join Sagarika Ghose in Face The Nation on Tuesday night at 10 pm for a discussion. ...
  • Tech Toyz: Bodyguard special 01-10-2011 06:41 PM

    On this episode we tell you how to use new features of Facebook and how to get rid of them. ...
  • First look: 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' 24-09-2011 07:48 PM

    The maker of 'The Social Network', David Fincher is back with a new film 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'. ...
  • London riots: Indians say police not doing enough 10-08-2011 09:34 PM

    Text messages and social networking sites are bringing Indians together in the UK as riots spread from London to other cities. ...
  • US debt feedback through social media 01-08-2011 09:34 PM

    The US president Barack Obama thanks Americans for their tweets during the debt debate. ...
  • What's trending: Hina Rabbani Khar is buzzing on the net 27-07-2011 09:23 PM

    Pakistan's youngest Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has created a buzz on social networking sites. ...
  • CJ: Twitter came to rescue during Mumbai blasts 17-07-2011 12:40 AM

    Twitter community came to rescue during Mumbai blasts by twitting helpful phone numbers. ...
  • Tech Toyz: Google+ unveiled 09-07-2011 06:13 PM

    In this episode of 'Tech Toyz', we bring to you the glimpse of Google+ as social media gets competitive. ...
  • FB vs Google: social media gets competitive 09-07-2011 10:47 AM

    As Google launches its social networking site, Facebook teams up with Skype to keep its competitive edge. ...
  • Oscar: Nominees for 'The Best Actor' 27-02-2011 05:43 PM

    'The Best Actor' nominees includes the likes of Javier Bardem and Colin Firth. ...
  • Now Showing: Meet the star of 'The Social Network' 13-11-2010 04:03 PM

    Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Social Network', 'Dunno y na jaane kyun' and 'Skyline'. He also interviews 'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg. ...
  • Ramayan on Facebook: the gods stay connected 13-10-2010 04:29 PM

    The spirit of the festival season is in the air and here's what it would be like if the gods had Facebook to stay connected. ...
  • Navy to help find missing MBBS student's body 12-09-2010 02:41 PM

    Zuhaib Rizwi, a final year MBBS student apparently got drowned in Mansar lake in May. ...
  • Check out the movies releasing this fall 02-09-2010 05:58 PM

    Harry Potter is getting ready to take his final bow onscreen while the founder of Facebook now has a film mapping his rise to 500 million friends----here's all about the movies to look out for this fall. ...
  • Tweet helps police catch 'pervert' 09-08-2010 02:01 PM

    An alert twitterer helped police identify and arrest a man accused of exposing and fondling himself while travelling on public transport. ...
  • Facebook, 500 million users strong 23-07-2010 06:20 PM

    The social networking site's latest application wants users to say how the site helped their relationships. ...
  • Restaurant owner thanks FB for saving his firm 10-07-2010 09:31 AM

    The down economy has chewed up many restaurants in Florida. So Andrew Wilkins posted his dilemma on Facebook. ...
  • Now find Delhi Police on Facebook, Twitter 13-06-2010 09:47 AM

    Citizens can now report traffic jams or even complain about errant cops to Delhi Police on Facebook and Twitter. ...
  • Facebook users on a quitting spree 21-05-2010 11:45 AM

    The social networking site faces the threat of losing its position as the world's third most popular website. ...
  • Limit personal details on FB, Twitter 05-05-2010 11:27 AM

    A new survey has thrown up some warnings, saying that millions of us leave ourselves prone to cybercrimes. ...