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Donald Trump Is Launching His Own Social Media App 9 Months After Twitter Ban

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Former US President Donald Trump is launching a new media company and social media platform named 'TRUTH Social'.

Twitter's New Feature Allows Users To Remove Followers Without Blocking Them

Oct 12, 2021 Outlook Business Team

However, the removed user would be able to re-follow the profile. Twitter had announced on September 8, this year, that it was testing the feature on the web.


Facing Flak For His ‘Tit-For-Tat’ Remark Against Protesting Farmers, Haryana CM Apologises

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his remarks was not made with a ‘malicious intent, but were ‘aimed at self-defence’.

Instagram And Teens: How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe?

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only intensified concerns about the popular photo sharing app.


Gautam Rode: Social Media Is A Lot Of Pressure, But Pankhuri Awasthy Keeps Pushing Me Hard

Actor Gautam Rode’s recent music video ‘Sun Le Zara’ with his wife, actress Pankhuri Awasthy, has been trending on social media a lot. In a short conversation with Outlook, Rode talks about the entire experience of working with his better half – on sets and at home.

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15 September, 2021

India Produces Largest Amount Of Covid-19 Misinformation: US Study

Outlook Web Desk

India, the US, Brazil and Spain are affected the most by Covid-19 misinform. 66.87 per cent of the misinformation among all social media platforms originates on Facebook, the study said.


10 September, 2021

PM Modi Used Twitter To Woo Urban Voters, Tweet About Nationalism: US Study

Outlook Web Desk

The research published in the US talks about how Twitter was used by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi during the 74-day campaigning in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. A quantitative as well as qualitative analysis of their tweets was presented.


28 August, 2021

Police Book CU Professor For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Bengal CM

Outlook Web Desk

The case was registered against Arindam Bhattacharya, a professor of the Zoology Department, by the Hare Street police station on the basis of a complaint filed by PhD scholar Tamal Dutta, a senior police officer said.


19 August, 2021

Facebook Removed 31.5 Million Pieces Of Content For Hate Speech In Q2

Outlook Web Bureau

The prevalence of hate speech content on Facebook declined in the second quarter to 5 views for every 10,000 content views globally.


12 August, 2021

International Youth Day: From Ashish Chanchlani To Aanchal Agrawal, Here’s What Your Favourite Influencers Have To Say

Eshita Bhargava

Youth Day is celebrated through various awareness campaigns, community concerts, and events to bring to notice the socio-economic and socio-political issues that the youth in every nation face.


08 August, 2021

CBI Arrests Five People Over Defamatory Social Media Posts Against Judges

Outlook Web Bureau

The CBI has also examined certain persons, including an MP and an ex-MLA, to investigate the larger conspiracy.


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31 July, 2021

Seven Cops Receive Suspension In Bhopal For Alleged Connection With Bookies

Outlook Web Desk

In the audio clip, the policemen can be heard demanding money from the bookies, police department said


29 July, 2021

Watch Viral Video: Boris Johnson Struggles With His Umbrella, Leaves Prince Charles And Netizens Amused

Outlook Web Desk

Boris Johnson, seated beside Prince Charles and a row ahead of interior minister Priti Patel, struggled to fix his umbrella which, due to blustery conditions, had turned inside-out.


23 July, 2021

Kartik Aaryan Collaborates With Hansal Mehta For Action-Drama 'Captain India'

Outlook Web Bureau

The action-drama is produced by Ronnie Screwvala, and is based on India’s biggest and most successful recue mission from a war-torn country


22 July, 2021

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

PTI

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


19 July, 2021

Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Shajahan Madampat

The Club House debates, in general, throw up pictures of a Malayali society that is making giant strides towards a more emancipatory future. They also present its worse detractors – zealots of all hues.


14 July, 2021

Saudi Arabia: Explosion Reported At Unused Ammunition Dump Near Riyadh

Associated Press (AP)

Saudi state television made the announcement Wednesday after social media video circulated of a plume of smoke near Kharj.


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13 July, 2021

Free, Open Internet Under 'Attack': Google Chief Sundar Pichai

Outlook Web Bureau

Pichai also addressed the controversies around tax, privacy and data.


Photo Gallery

Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan reacts after hitting a six during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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