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Iran’s president urges more tolerance to social media

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Iran’s president has demanded that the religious authorities of his country to be more tolerant of new technologies and the Internet in general. According to the BBC, during a broadcast on Iranian state television, Hassan Rohani, who in 2013 became the country’s seventh president speech, said it was vital that the new generations have access […]

PTI not to join Tahirul Qadri’s long march: Sec General

Secretary General of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Arif Alvi has said his party will not join Dr Tahirul Qadri’s long march.   Addressing a press conference, he said that they would welcome the long march if it brings about electoral reforms within the constitutional parameters but without delaying the elections. He, however, termed Dr Qadri’s suggestions […]

Suo motu notice on murder of Shahzeb Khan: Another success of social media

Social media has once again played a pivotal role in mobilizing masses against the cold blooded murder of Shahzeb Khan at the hand of a couple of feudal lords.   It successfully stimulated the mainstream media, prompting Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary to take suo motu notice of the incident.   Who was […]

Hero TV drops Veena Malik from Ramadan transmission

Hero TV, the sister project of Express Media Group, has decided to drop controversial Pakistani actress Veena Malik from its Ramadan’s transmission, having achieved the desired attention and publicity for the newly launched project. Media reports quoting sources said that the decision was taken in the face of a mounting public criticism and an online […]

Facebook: A New Idea or Reinvention?

Facebook: A New Idea or Reinvention? When a brand is launched, one of the first questions that comes into the minds of business analysts is whether this is a new idea or a reinvention. Facebook is hot and a huge company when it comes to value, but with its recent upset in launching its IPO, […]

Facebook, lawmakers warn employers not to demand passwords

(Reuters) – Facebook and lawmakers have warned employers against requesting Facebook passwords while screening job applicants, a controversial practice that underscores the blurring distinction between personal and professional lives the era of social media. The practice has reportedly grown more commonplace as companies increasingly regard profiles – or embarrassing photos from wild nights out – […]

U.S. Department of State to Host Tech@State: Real-Time Awareness Conference on Feb 3-4

U.S. Department of State to Host Tech@State: Real-Time Awareness Conference on Feb 3-4 Washington DC: (Wednesday, February 01, 2012) The U.S. Department of State will host a symposium focusing on how social media and other internet-enabled data streams are used to create real-time awareness in different contexts at the Tech@State: Real-Time Awareness conference on February […]

Maya Khan Fired: First success of social media in Pakistan

Maya Khan Fired: First success of social media in Pakistan Apparently, firing Maya Khan, the head of the vigil-aunty brigade, along with her entire team is foremost success of the social media in the country. A few days back, television viewers in Pakistan saw Maya Khan with a moral brigade, comprising elite-class aunties, raided a […]

Super Bowl advertisers seek buzz on social media

(Reuters) – In the age of Twitter and Facebook, many Super Bowl viewers will use the commercial breaks to go online and see what people are saying about the game. This year, advertisers want them to tweet about their favorite commercials as well. Having spent record-breaking sums to secure the most valuable television slots in […]

Mark Zuckerberg admits committing "a lot" of mistakes

Mark Zuckerberg admits committing "a lot" of mistakes In a recent blog post on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has acknowledged that they have committed "a lot of mistakes," and believes it is unfair to overshadow much of the good work they have done. The founder of the social media network began by recalling the history of […]

Study reveals social media usage not effect study habits of college students in America

As one of the media of communication, social networking plays an important role in people’s lives. Its usage may vary from one person to another depending on the benefits that this medium can provide for them. For students specifically, social networking serves as their channel to express their thoughts and feelings about a certain issue. […]

Social Media: The Best Friend of Young Entrepreneurs

Social Media: The Best Friend of Young Entrepreneurs Starting of your own business even as early as 10 years ago seemed to be the hardest thing to do in the world, but now with the coming of the social media age, it has become a dream come true for the young generation, which is mostly […]


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