SOCIAL NETWORKS

  • Is Facebook guilty of manipulating user's emotions? June 30, 2014

    Facebook secretly manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users to understand "emotional contagion" in a study that prompted anger and forced the social network giant on the defensive. ...
  • Facebook experiment sparks criticism: Is Facebook guilty of manipulating users' emotions? June 30, 2014

    Facebook secretly manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users to understand "emotional contagion" in a study that prompted anger. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and asks them whether Facebook is guilty of manipulating users' emotions. ...
  • Facebook set to buy Whatsapp for a whopping $ 19 billion February 20, 2014

    Social networking website Facebook is all set to buy popular mobile messaging service Whatsapp for a whopping $ 19 billion in cash and stocks. Whatsapp Cofounder 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 November 6, 2013

    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 August 31, 2013

    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 January 16, 2013

    Facebook has launched a new feature called Graph Search that allows users to search anything their Facebook friends have shared, including photos and posts. However, the feature is yet to be made public. ...
  • Facebook IPO under scrutiny, was it overvalued? May 24, 2012

    Congressional committees are holding briefings, and a group of shareholders has filed suit against the social networking giant. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 6, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • FTN: Can the Internet be truly free? January 18, 2012

    Facebook and Google are facing a lawsuit in India for allegedly hosting offensive content. ...
  • Tech Toyz: 12 tech predictions of 2012 January 15, 2012

    On this episode we tell you about the gadgets that are going to create maximum amount of buzz in 2012. ...
  • New Year wishes crash Twitter January 1, 2012

    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 December 11, 2011

    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? December 6, 2011

    Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal met the representatives of Facebook, Google and others seeking to device a screening mechanism. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 6, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Government's web diktat censoring the Internet? December 6, 2011

    The Government's idea of prescreening monitoring content on social media websites is attracting widespread debate. ...
  • Varun Gandhi criticises Sibal's gag plan December 6, 2011

    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? December 6, 2011

    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 October 1, 2011

    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' September 24, 2011

    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 August 10, 2011

    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 August 1, 2011

    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 July 27, 2011

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

    Twitter community came to rescue during Mumbai blasts by twitting helpful phone numbers. ...
  • Tech Toyz: Google+ unveiled July 9, 2011

    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 July 9, 2011

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

    'The Best Actor' nominees includes the likes of Javier Bardem and Colin Firth. ...
  • Now Showing: Meet the star of 'The Social Network' November 13, 2010

    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 October 13, 2010

    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 September 12, 2010

    Zuhaib Rizwi, a final year MBBS student apparently got drowned in Mansar lake in May. ...
  • Check out the movies releasing this fall September 2, 2010

    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 friendshere's all about the movies to look out for this fall. ...