Saturday, 18 August 2018

Social Media

Instagram hack: Hundreds of accounts taken over in mysterious Russian Attack

Desk Report: A widespread hacking campaign that appears to stem from Russia is affecting hundreds of Instagram users, leaving people... details


Snapchat photo filters linked to rise in cosmetic surgery requests

The Guardian: Plastic surgeons are reporting that patients are coming to them with selfies of themselves edited using the filters... details


Social media takes a dim view of the daylight saving proposal for the 2020 Olympics

The Japan Times: People in Japan have been complaining about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics since Japan’s capital was... details


Betrayal has its own adverse consequences

Nurul Kabir, Editor, New Age:  Scared by the takeover of streets by the young students, the government admitted that there... details


Some amazing features of iOS12

Nigerian Tribune: The software defines the iPhones for 2018, while also updating current iPhones and iPads. Coming soon, the software... details


4cr local users help Google, Facebook make millions

Desk Report: Global tech giants like Facebook and Google are making millions of dollar from Bangladesh as around four crore... details


Make people aware about responsible digital lifestyle: Experts

UNB: As social media have turned out to be the tools of spreading rumours, media and IT experts think there... details


MasterClass – online learning from the best in their fields

The Red Ferret: There are a ton of online learning resources out there but most of them geared to learning... details


P is for Pie: Google releases latest version of Android operating system

Straits Times, Singapore: Google released the latest version of its operating system, called Android Pie, on Tuesday (Aug 7) –... details


“My love for gold and cars will not die”

Golden Baba, 58, arrived in Ghaziabad in a cavalcade of 21 luxury cars for the final stretch of the 200-km-long... details


Facebook hits back on claims it asked for banking details

IT Pro Portal: A recent report from the Wall Street Journal blew Facebook’s aims in the financial services sector out of... details


An Open Letter to Our Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Office. Old Sangsad Bhaban Tejgaon,... details


Nurul Kabir, Editor, The New Age

The most propagated rumour in Bangladesh these days is that the country is a democracy having rule of law and... details


Alessia Glaviano, Photographer, World press photo

Internationally renowned photographer Dr. Shahidul Alam, Managing Director, Drik, was forcibly abducted from his house in Dhanmondi, Dhaka after 10pm... details


Uber drivers log off in Australia-wide protest against low fares

The Guardian, UK: Thousands of rideshare drivers across Australia were not picking up passengers for the transport giant Uber during... details


Fake news controversy: WhatsApp plans India team as govt cracks whip

Business Standard: Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp, which has received a series of warnings and notices from the government over the spread... details


Fortnite to skip Google Play on Android

BBC: The developer of Fortnite has confirmed it will bypass the Google Play app store when the game is released... details


Opportunist sections now urging students to leave streets

Nurul Kabir, Editor, New Age: The opportunist sections of the intellectuals are now urging the schoolboys and girls revolting against... details


Unpopular opinion ahead!

Kazi Anis Ahmed, Investor and Publisher : TRIGGER WARNING: Unpopular opinon ahead!!–The student protests triggered by a bus running over... details


WhatsApp: five features you probably never knew revealed What’s App is one of the most used communication tools on the planet, with over 1.5 billion users.Here are... details


Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

Reuters: Creators of fake accounts and news pages on Facebook (FB.O) are learning from their past mistakes and making themselves... details


Nizam Ahmed

With the demise of Financial Express Editor Moazzem Hossain, Bangladesh has lost a great professional journalist, who served the country’s... details


Sadeka Halim, Professor at University of Dhaka

The Government of Bangladesh has ratified CRC( Convention on the Rights ) of the Children. These young Girls & Boys... details


Facebook and Instagram introduce time limit tool to tackle social media addiction

Sky news: Facebook has announced new tools to tackle social media addiction, available in its app and on Instagram. Users... details


Facebook uncovers new meddling before 2018 US elections

Reuters: Facebook has identified a new coordinated political influence campaign to mislead users and organise rallies ahead of November’s US... details


Facebook bans pages aimed at US election interference

BBC: Facebook says it has removed 32 accounts and pages believed to have been set up to influence the mid-term US... details


Bangladeshi ‘flag girl’ Priota competes at Miss Landscapes Int’l in China

Sabah Mannan: Popularly known as the ‘flag girl’, Priota Iftekhar is representing Bangladesh as a participant in the Miss Landscapes International... details


Eid for the poor: Attention from the rich

Prof. Dr. M. Shah Nawaz Ali, Member, University Grants Commission : After one month of fasting, we are nearing the... details


Family, educational institutes must keep students away from drug abuse

Prof. Dr. Syed Anwar Husain, Department of History, DU : It is the families that have to the youth away... details


Hate speech and the risks: Understanding risks of social media in Bangladesh

Abdul Aziz, Erasmus Mundus Scholar, QUT, Australia : For young social media users in Bangladesh, even a fast scroll through Facebook’s... details

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