The Indian government is adept at shooting itself in the foot, especially on social issues. In the past three days, it has done this spectacularly by trying – and failing – to impose an international ban on an hour-long film, India’s Daughter, about an horrific and fatal rape that shocked the world when it took place on [...]
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Today the search for an American couple feared missing was concluded when they presented themselves at a Peruvian Military base, apparently bemused by all the trouble they had caused. Panic ensued when the couple stopped posting Facebook updates for nearly one month…
‘How did you two meet?’ ‘We met via social media.’ This answer may soon become the norm when telling others how you met your partner.
The use of social media is increasing at a phenomenal rate; which is no surprise to those in the know. Local councils (with a few exceptions) however are not utilising it to the best of their ability.
A mobile phone app that allows couples to share ‘the little things in life together’ is arguably the worst thing that could happen to a relationship, after infidelity.
As controversial stand-up comic Frankie Boyle is slammed for his tweets sent during the Paralympics opening ceremony, we take a look at some of the other tweets about the event, that cut a little too close to the bone.
As children we learn not to speak with our mouths full or accept sweets from dubious looking strangers lurking near the school gates. As adults however, we now have social networking, where etiquette seems to have lost its way.
Indira Gandhi told me during a Financial Times interview in February 1983 that her government would wait until the situation in Assam cooled down before taking the next step to resolve a crisis in which some 3,000 people had just been killed. There had been controversial state assembly elections in the state and the government [...]
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