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Nicki Minaj announces pregnancy on Instagram

Trinidadian-born rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model, Nicki Minaj on Monday announced she was expecting her first child, posting photos of her baby bump. “#Preggers,” wrote the “Bang, Bang” singer on her Instagram account, beside a photo of her wearing a bejeweled bra while cradling her naked belly. “Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement […]

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Delete social media accounts or resign: Delhi High Court tells Army officer

The Delhi High Court heard a plea put forth by a senior army officer who challenged the Indian Army’s policy of banning men in uniform from using social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. The court gave Lieutenant Colonel P K Choudhary,  a choice to make and asked him to delete his social media accounts […]

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24-year-old YouTube influencer dies along with unborn son

Social media star Nicole Thea has died along with her unborn son, her Instagram page has announced. A statement from her mum said the 24-year-old, who was eight months pregnant, had named her child Reign with her partner Boga. No cause of death was revealed in the post. The dancer and influencer, who lived in […]

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After removing supermodel Bella Hadid’s Instagram post, Facebook apologies

Instagram apologised to Palestinian-Dutch supermodel Bella Hadid after the social media platform removed a post she shared that showed a picture of her father’s passport with his birthplace listed as Palestine. According to Page Six, Instagram’s parent Facebook said the post shouldn’t have been removed. “To protect the privacy of our community, we don’t allow […]

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Tech

Instagram launches Reels feature in India to grab TikTok market share after ban

The unprecedented ban of TikTok for the Indian market has opened up opportunities for others. Facebook owned Instagram announced the extension of the testing of Reels feature in India. Reels similar to TikTok allows users to record, edit and share short multi-clip videos. “With the rise in video consumption overall and videos making up over […]

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Tech

Twitter Fleets Brings Instagram-Like Disappearing Stories

Twitter has announced the rollout of a new feature, Twitter Fleets, for its mobile users in India. The feature finally brings Twitter at par with the likes of Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp, wherein users will get to post temporary updates on their Twitter profiles, which will last only for 24 hours. As seen with […]

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Twitter, Facebook, Instagram disables Trump’s video tribute to George Floyd

Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Instagram disabled President Donald Trump’s campaign tribute video to George Floyd on their platforms on Friday, citing copyright complaints. The clip, which shows photos and videos of protest marches and instances of violence in the aftermath of the death of Floyd while in police custody in Minnesota, has Trump speaking […]

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Insane World

New York tourist arrested in Hawaii for posting beach pictures on Instagram

A tourist from New York was arrested in Hawaii after he posted beach pictures on Instagram when he was supposed to be in quarantine. The 23-year-old man was arrested for violating Hawaii’s mandatory 14-day quarantine rule and for “unsworn falsification to authority,” the Hawaii governor’s office said in a statement. He arrived in O’ahu on […]

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Singer Armaan Malik removes all posts from Instagram, leaving fans worried

Singer Armaan Malik shocked his fans after he removed all posts from his Instagram account. Not only that he has also removed his display picture and bio from the profile. The noted singer has posted a black graphic with text that reads ‘I can’t take it anymore’. While some fans speculate that Armaan could be […]

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400 million social media users could lose anonymity in India

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users’ identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country’s controversial new rules for social media companies and messaging apps expected to be published later this month. The requirement comes as governments around the world are trying to hold social media companies more […]

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Big Boss 13: John Cena shares snap of Asim Riaz once again on Instagram

Bigg Boss 13 is just a few days away from its finale, and Asim Riaz has Hollywood star John Cena rooting for his victory. After posting a picture of Asim on Instagram a few days ago without any caption, Cena has now once again shared a picture of the Bigg Boss contestant. This time, the […]

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Tech

Facebook’s Instagram and Twitter accounts hacked

Facebook’s social media accounts were temporarily taken over by a group of hackers on Friday afternoon. The hacking group OurMine posted on the Twitter and Instagram accounts for Facebook and Messenger, writing “even Facebook is hackable”. The accounts have now been restored. OurMine claims its attacks are an attempt to show cyber vulnerabilities. In January […]