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

17/08/2018

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

14/08/2018

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

14/08/2018

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

12/08/2018

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

11/08/2018

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

11/08/2018

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

11/08/2018

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

11/08/2018

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

09/08/2018

“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

09/08/2018

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

08/08/2018

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

08/08/2018

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

08/08/2018

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

08/08/2018

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

06/08/2018

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

06/08/2018

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

05/08/2018

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

05/08/2018

Unpopular opinion ahead!

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

05/08/2018

WhatsApp: five features you probably never knew revealed

Express.co.uk: What’s App is one of the most used communication tools on the planet, with over 1.5 billion users.Here are... details

04/08/2018

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

04/08/2018

Nizam Ahmed

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

04/08/2018

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

03/08/2018

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

02/08/2018

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

02/08/2018

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

01/08/2018

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

23/06/2018

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

07/06/2018

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

04/06/2018

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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