Mathematics teacher in Nigeria uses social media to ‘teach the whole world’. Watch

“Originally when I started learning differentiation on my own it was kind of twitchy,” he said. “But when I joined the online maths platform, I started slow at first, but with the way my maths teacher was teaching, holding the sessions, I started learning differentiation rapidly.”

Baby hanged by dad, shootings & suicide – Ronnie McNutt death just latest horror vid social media giants failed to stop

“We are banning accounts that repeatedly try to upload clips, and we appreciate our community members who’ve reported content and warned others against watching, engaging, or sharing such videos on any platform out of respect for the person and their family.

Himani Shivpuri tests positive for coronavirus

Veteran Bollywood and television actress Himani Shivpuri has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “Gud morning this to inform you that I tested positive for Covid. Anyone who has come in contact with me kindly get yourself tested,” the actress wrote on her Instagram account on Saturday. The 59-year-old actress who had recently resumed shooting […]

Firms track FB, Twitter footprints to zero in on candidates

Twitter to highlight gaps in their technology platform. Instead of apologising, the company tweeted back asking him to join their company and help them build a stronger platform. Taken aback and unable to ignore the reply, Sampath took the conversation forward, merely out of curiosity. Two months later, Sampath is employed with the same tech […]

AIA Singapore pays tribute to essential workers, providing them with free protection, AIA #ShareTheLove Insurance plan, against infectious diseases including COVID-19 and dengue fever

Dedicate a social media photo or video post to a friend or family member[7](nominee) who is working in one of the essential/ permitted services (https://covid.gobusiness.gov.sg/guides/permittedserviceslist2.pdf listed on https://covid.gobusiness.gov.sg/permittedlist/) on your Facebook or Instagram pages; Include a message of appreciation in at least 100 words to your nominee by telling us his/her story of resilience and […]

Sara Khan tests positive for COVID-19, currently in home quarantine

Shrenu ParikhIshqbaaz fame Shrenu Parikh on July 15 announced that she too had contracted the virus and was undergoing treatment at a hospital. She wrote, “Hey everyone, I have been away for a while but the bugger hasn’t spared me…was found COVID positive a few days ago, and I’m now recovering in the hospital! Keep […]

‘Have we forgotten social distancing?’ Critics accuse beach crowds of ‘undoing the hard work of lockdown’ during dash to the seaside on hottest August day in 17 years as staycation stampede leaves roads gridlocked

Rising temperatures will make it ‘dangerous’ to be outside if more is not done to curtail climate change, claims expert A health expert has warned that the UK’s rising temperatures – including the current heatwave – will make it ‘highly dangerous’ for people to be outside if more is not done to curtail climate change.

Facebook Boss Mark Zuckerberg Warns of ‘Russian Effort Version Two’ in 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

“What we see are a lot of folks trying to sow division, that was a major tactic that we saw Russia try to use in the 2016 election,” Zuckerberg noted. “Much of what they did was not directly…about the election but was more about just dividing people. They would run a group for pro-immigration reform, […]

Twitter and QAnon: when should freedom of speech be free?

National laws don’t cease to apply once you’re online. Whenever states give private actors, like such companies, the power to police parts of the Internet – by encouraging or forcing them to delete certain content – states have to ensure that they include effective oversight mechanisms. However, there are also some countries where Internet freedom […]

‘Techpreneurs should build products that can enhance human connections’: Dr Vivek H Murthy

“COVID-19 has certainly exacerbated [loneliness] in our communities. When people struggle with loneliness, it can also lead to a greater risk of heart disease, depression, dementia, anxiety, and sleep disturbances. If we do nothing differently, we may see the physical distancing that is prescribed to combat the virus translate into social distancing. We will become […]