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#DawnLeaks Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, former Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid and Principal Information Officer Rao Tehseen have been held responsible by the Dawn leaks inquiry report for the controversy. The inquiry report has been prepared by Justice (r) Aamir Raza who headed the commission that investigated the scandal….

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‘The Circle’ brought home pitfalls of social media

NEW YORK: Emma Watson says making her new movie “The Circle,” about a fictitious social media giant, had been a tough and vulnerable experience that brought home issues of ethics and the boundaries of privacy in an increasingly public age. Watson, 27, grew up in the public eye as a child actress in the “Harry…

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Social media: A battleground in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An unprecedented ban on Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter in Indian-held Kashmir has highlighted social media’s role and Indian atrocities in the valley. Authorities in the Kashmir valley this week ordered internet service providers to block 15 social media services for at least one month, saying they were being misused by “anti-national and anti-social elements”….

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India bans Facebook, Twitter, other social media in Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Authorities in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir have blocked social networking services, an unusually harsh measure to counteract escalating waves of protests in the region. In the order, the Indian government notified internet service providers to block the transmission of messages on 22 social networking services, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, for a month,…

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Live on Facebook: Man kills daughter before suicide

HONG KONG: A Thai man uploaded video of him killing his baby daughter onto Facebook, just a week after the social network was criticised for hosting footage of a murder in Ohio. High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article….

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Factory owner tortures male, female workers; video goes viral

A video of factory owner torturing his employees—male and female both—has gone viral on social media. Watch the clip.

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In pictures: Sharif family celebrates Panama Leaks verdict

LAHORE: Soon after the Panama Leaks verdict was announced, Maryam Nawaz and Tehmina Durrani tweeted pictures of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family celebrating the verdict of the Panama Leaks case. Soon after the judgment was announced by the honourable judges of the Supreme Court that the Prime Minister and his sons would be…

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Twitterati await Panama Case judgment

KARACHI: Twitterati in Pakistan took to the micro-blogging website to post their opinions of the high-profile Panama Case against the Sharif family. “Panama Case” became the top trend on Twitter ahead of the case’s verdict. Situation #PanamaCase 😖😳 pic.twitter.com/h4zfyo1UUK — säbä 🤓 (@sabarai01) April 20, 2017 Panama leaks verdict tomoro by d honourable Supreme Court….

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Serena Williams suggests she is pregnant in Snapchat post

NEW YORK: Tennis superstar Serena Williams sparked widespread speculation on Wednesday that she is pregnant, posting a photo of herself in a yellow one-piece bathing suit on the social media site Snapchat with the caption “20 weeks.”

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Video: Social media war erupts ahead of Panama Case judgment

Supporters of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz and opposition parties took to social media website to voice out their opinions ahead of Panama Case judgment, which is set to be announced on Thursday.

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Sonu Nigam denies being anti-Muslim

Sonu Nigam addressed to the people via a press conference earlier this morning after facing incessant bashing. After his tweet where he stated that waking up to the sound of Azaan is forced religiousness, a storm was caused on the social media. God bless everyone. I’m not a Muslim and I have to be woken…

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Queer logic of Ahsan Iqbal on load shedding

Federal minister Ahsan Iqbal produced strange logic as the PML-N time in power is already on its last leg but the pledges on removing power outages could not be fulfilled. Replying to a tweet by a renowned journalist, Ahsan Iqbal said the projects worth Rs.2 billion will require three to four years to complete. Presenting…

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It’s not about Azaan: Sonu Nigam in latest tweet

MUMBAI: After facing a backlash on social media for his statement regarding Azaan, Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam said in his latest tweet that the issue does not pertain to Azaan but loudspeakers instead. One day after Sonu Nigam tweeted that he had woken up because of Azaan, the Muslim call to prayer, the Indian singer…

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IG Sindh rewards traffic cop with Rs 50,000 cash for selfless act

KARACHI: IG Sindh AD Khawaja awarded Rs 50,000 to a traffic police officer who filled a pit at one of Karachi’s busy roads to make way for citizens. A video went viral in which a traffic police officer in Karachi was filling a pit by using a shovel in one of the city’s busy streets….

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Video: Kashmiri protester tied to jeep, used as human shield by Indian army

SRINAGAR: A video showing a Kashmiri protester tied to the front of an Indian army jeep to be used as human shield against his comrades went viral on social media and incited anger among the masses. The Indian Army has been condemned time and again by human rights agencies for their brazen disregard for human…

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Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages. The security improvement was described as being part of a broader effort to rid the leading social network of hoaxes, misinformation, and fake news by making sure people are…

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Trump spokesman sparks outcry by comparing Assad to Hitler

WASHINGTON: White House spokesman Sean Spicer triggered an uproar on Tuesday by saying Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons. He apologized after his comments drew immediate criticism on social media and elsewhere for overlooking the fact that millions of Jews were killed in Nazi gas chambers.

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Video: Facebook lover girl says did not kill

Naila, the girl who has been on the run ever since the body of her lover, Sheron, was found after she swindled huge sum of money from the boy. Watch this video report on scam that started from Facebook love.

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Video: US woman flies to Pakistan for lover boy

An American woman from Virginia flew to Pakistan and married her Facebook lover in Chishtian. The boy seems quite happy as his ladylove  promised to take him to the US. Watch Murtaza Chaudhry’s interesting video report.

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No more ads for YouTube channels under 10,000 views

YouTube has announced that creators from now on will not be able to monetize their content until their channel achieves 10,000 lifetime views. The YouTube Partner Program (YPP) was setup in 2007 allowing content creators to instantly create a channel, upload videos, and immediately start making money. With this business model, You Tube grew into…

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The Kendall Jenner PEPSI commercial got nothing but hullabaloo

Pepsi has a lot of attention on the social media and has got into the limelight but not for the right reason.The global beverage hulk released its latest ad titled ‘Jump In’ on featuring the diva Kendall Jenner on social media. The ad was startlingly taken down the next morning, within 24 hours. Pepsi’s ad…

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