Social Media

Heartbleed damage, change Yahoo, Facebook and Google passwords now!

The massive threat of Heartbleed is known, but it still isn’t clear whether attackers or hackers knew of such a thing or have been using it for identity theft. For now, the panic among users is justified as services like that of Google, Facebook, Amazon Web Services, Yahoo, and Dropbox is likely to be effected. Heartbleed, the most talked about and debated ...

Yami Gautam tweets go viral on Twitter

It was not very long since Alok Nath started trending on Twitter and became an overnight sensation with his “Sanskaari” and “Babuji” jokes. This time, actress Yami Gautam seems to have caught the eye of Twitter users. She has been trending on Twitter for her endorsement of a popular fairness brand, and more than fun, Twitterati seem to backless the actress ...

Facebook plans to use drones, satellites to provide Internet to everyone

Even though there has been an unprecedented growth in the number of internet users all around the world, there are still billions who don’t know what internet is and how beneficial can it be for them. To help such people connect to the World Wide Web, Facebook, the social networking giant, announced on March 28, 2014, that the company is planning ...

Walt Disney to acquire Maker Studios for $500 million

According to report that surfaced March 24, 2014, the Walt Disney Co. has stated that it will be purchasing one of the most popular YouTube channels, Maker Studios, for a whopping $500 million. The acquisition comes as no surprise as Disney wants to make an impact on the online short video business, which is something that Maker has done successfully. Maker Studios ...

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift For a Massive $2 Billion

Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to purchase Oculus VR for around $2 billion in cash and stock. This is going to be Facebook’s second big acquisition after Whatsapp. Zuckerberg revealed plans to make Oculus a platform for an entire range of new experiences. Oculus is the maker of Oculus Rift headsets that cover your eyes and make you plunge into a ...

Google to bring Google Now app to Windows and Mac computers via Chrome

Google’s Google Now, the only competitor of Apple’s Siri, is making its way to desktop and laptop computers, making it possible for everybody with a computer and the Chrome browser to make use of his personal assistant software. The report, which surfaced today, March 25, 2014, states that the company will be rolling out the new app within the next few ...

OkCupid.com user duped of $70,420, sues the free dating website

You cannot trust anyone blindly and that too, to an extent that you are allow him to do anything to you and your financial reserves. The same thing transpired when a Queens, New York based OkCupid.com user had to pay a huge price for placing his trust on another online user of the website, who ultimately duped him out of several ...

Twitter wants to remove At-Replies and Hashtags

Twitter, one of the biggest social networking sites on the web, is looking forward to remove hashtags and @replies from its interface. According to a report that surfaced, March 24, 2014, the news head at Twitter Vivian Schiller said that most people on the net are not able to understand the proper use of hashtags and at-replies.   Vivian made this comment ...

WhatsApp – WeChat Rivalry to Deepen

A tug of war is what is there between WeChat and WhatsApp. Tencent, the parent company of WeChat gave a revelation of the messaging app WeChat’s growth numbers yesterday, March 21, 2014. According to the report, the company made US$9.91 billion in revenue for the whole of 2013, up 38 percent on the 2012 figure. However, the most interesting part of the ...

Narendra Modi, Kejriwal, Tharoor lead Twitter followers ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections

With the advent of social media platforms, our life has undergone a cataclysmic change in totality. The prominent micro blogging site, Twitter has emerged as the most preferred destination of our political class to air their perceptions and connect to their ardent supporters in distant lands.   Twitter is known to have a humongous following among people of all age groups and ...