Tag: Social media

Gangs use social media to lay honey traps
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Gangs use social media to lay honey traps

December 17, 2020

Cases of blackmailers laying honey traps and hacking private images and videos on the rise Mysore/Mysuru: With evolving technology we are stumbling upon new faces online these days. Social media allows us to interact with people from different fields and different part of the world. The best part is we become friends easily with new…

Call-Out Culture
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Call-Out Culture

October 31, 2020

For a few days now one video has been making the rounds on WhatsApp. The video shows some empty pizza boxes strewn alongside a road in Kodagu and you can hear a local Gram Panchayat’s (GP) former President angry with tourists from Mysuru who threw that trash. What happens next is interesting.  The ex-GP member…

How To Use 2 WhatsApp Accounts on One iPhone
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How To Use 2 WhatsApp Accounts on One iPhone

October 19, 2020

One of the most popular types of apps being downloaded right now is the messaging app, and WhatsApp is up there with the best of them. WhatsApp offers something a little different from most messaging apps in that you get a phone number. That means anyone can reach you whenever they want, wherever you are,…

10 Useful Recommendations from the Instagram World
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10 Useful Recommendations from the Instagram World

October 8, 2020

Instagram is rapidly overtaking Facebook in popularity, especially with Gen Z. Many people have become famous on the site, and it’s the go-to place for influencers, artists, entertainers, musicians, actors, business people, coaches, and anyone hoping to grow an audience. However, the site’s algorithms are stacked in favor of already popular posts and accounts. So…

Information Department Commissioner calls for better use of social media
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Information Department Commissioner calls for better use of social media

August 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Department of Information and Public Relations Commissioner Dr. P.S. Harsha has called upon officials to use popular social media platforms for communicating Government programmes and projects to the people. He was addressing officials at the Department office on Dhanvanthri Road here on Saturday. Pointing out that Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are…

Virus prank goes viral; two arrested
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Virus prank goes viral; two arrested

March 14, 2020

Spreading rumours about Coronavirus could land you in jail  Chamarajanagar / Mysuru: People who circulate rumours or fake news on social media platforms sparking Coronavirus panic among the public may face jail terms. In the first action of its kind in Karnataka in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak, two youth have been arrested for pulling…

‘Social media plays important role in reaching customers’
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‘Social media plays important role in reaching customers’

July 3, 2019

Mysuru: A one-day Management Development Programme (MDP) on ‘Managing Difficult Customers,’ was held at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDM-IMD) here on June 21.  The programme was designed for Executives and Managers who manage customers and academicians in the area of marketing.  The resource persons were Mousumi Sengupta, Professor of Organisational Behaviour &…

An Adventure for Social Media
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An Adventure for Social Media

June 15, 2019

Earlier this month, 11 people died in the Himalayas. But what was even more shocking was the photograph of the ‘traffic jam’ at 27,000 feet above sea level! This height is called the death zone. Among the reasons given for deaths, one was selfies at the summit. One of the climbers who survived said that…

Model code, political ad rules will apply to social media too
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Model code, political ad rules will apply to social media too

March 11, 2019

New Delhi: The model code of conduct and its pre-certified political advertisement rules will apply to the social media as well. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora said all major social media platforms — Facebook, Twitter, Google, WhatsApp and Share Chat — are committed to accepting only pre-certified political advertisements, sharing expenditure on it with…

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