‘Closely monitor poll campaign on social media’

General Observer for Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha Constituency Krishna Kunal directed the officials to closely monitor the election campaign on social media. “The permission is mandatory for campaigning through social media.” Speaking at officials meeting here, on Thursday, he urged the officials to create awareness and to improve voting percentage. Suitable action should be initiated against […]

E-pharmacies gaining strong foothold

Over the last few years, especially with the increasing use of e-prescription by hospitals coupled with internet penetration and enormous growth in the number of smartphone users, the e-pharmacy industry in India is slowly gaining significance. Instead of visiting brick-and-mortar pharmacies, there has been a rising demand for buying medicines online and one of the […]

Cong goes to police against ‘defamatory’ FB accounts

The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has filed a complaint against two Facebook accounts for posting defamatory messages against the Congress party. Nataraj Gowda, KPCC’s social media coordinator, in his complaint to the Halasuru Gate police on Thursday, stated that a Facebook group administrator identified as Chakravarthy Mithun, having two Facebook accounts, Namo Tsunami and […]

Ok Gboard, translate as I type

The Google Gboard just got a little more useful. The company has announced that its keyboard now supports Google Translate. This basically means you will be able to translate your text, real-time, as you type, before hitting the send button. The feature had been available on the Android version since 2017 and now the update […]

96.5% youth on Twitter will vote this time: survey

Six out of 10 Twitter users will actively engage with the government to raise critical issues affecting them and the community. This is far higher than the 29.30% of the surveyed youth who were not on the platform, reveals the latest research findings of Twitter India’s youth engagement project, #PowerOf18. Kicking off just two months […]