New Delhi: To protect consumer interests and prevent deceptive advertising, the center has released a new set of standards for social media influencers. Social media influencers through “Knowledge of Endorsements – For Celebrities, Influencers, and Virtual Media Influencers on Social Media Platforms” are now required to disclose all “material” interests, such as gifts, hotel stays, … Read more
The Tesla CEO testified in a federal civil trial about a 2018 plan to take the vanishing automaker private.
Teens who frequently searched social media showed increased sensitivity to peer comments, although the reason for the changes was not clear.
New Delhi: Aiming to rein in social media influencers who indulge in proxy branding or paid promotions without revealing this to their followers about it, the government may soon fine them up to Rs 50,000. According to sources familiar with the developments, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs is working on guidelines on social media influencers … Read more
Elon Musk’s moves this week have sparked a heated debate over the complex issues of free speech and internet censorship.
New Delhi: The central government on Monday informed that Pakistan’s OTT platform called ‘Vidly TV’ has been banned from broadcasting web series that were against India’s national security and safety. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has also banned the website, two mobile apps and four social media accounts from Vidly TV. The Ministry of … Read more
Are you active on social media platforms? If you use social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, do you know that impersonating an account can cost you three years of imprisonment plus a fine of Rs 1,000? Impersonation means creating and using a social media account with the names/photos of others. The government said it … Read more
The Biden administration has pushed social media giants like Facebook to curb Covid disinformation. But it thrives on fringe platforms like Gab, the hub for extremist content.
New Delhi: The Indian government has decided to lift the ban on VLC Media Player after it was banned for nearly nine months in the country. The free and popular VLC media has been banned by the Indian government in India. The Internet Freedom Foundation has reported on Twitter about the Indian government’s decision to … Read more
New Delhi: With Elon Musk now in control of Twitter, the social networking site is somewhat of a mess. People using the platform began to worry about the sustainability of the ecosystem there as the billionaire went on a massive layoff party, firing nearly 50 percent of Twitter employees. Safety issues and misinformation are other … Read more