Business

Facebook advertising rules to become stricter for Lok Sabha election

San Francisco: Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. As the largest social media service in nearly every big country, Facebook since 2016 has become a means for politicians and ... Read More »

Good news for job-seekers! 1,286 openings in Amazon India, the highest in Asia-Pacific

There is some good news for individuals looking for jobs in India. Amazon India has as many as 1,300 vacancies in the country, which is the highest in Asia-Pacific as mentioned on its website. The openings in India are also three times as much as those available in China. Only Germany has as many openings as India, outside of Amazon’s ... Read More »

Conspiracy theories and the media

Conspiracy theories involving powerful forces orchestrating global events have a long history. Ideas that Jews, Freemasons, the Illuminati, lizard people or aliens are secretly running world affairs have been around for centuries. But in the past year conspiracy theories have been taking centre stage in mainstream politics both in Europe and the United States and have also been linked to deadly crimes. Hungarian Prime ... Read More »

What Matters When It Comes To Advertising: Connections Outpace Budget

Toni Fitzgerald Contributor Media I cover the business of television An outtake from one of three ads produced by Sandwich Video for a study by Wistia.Wistia Do you need to spend more on an advertisement for it to be effective? At a time when TV networks have become more saturated with commercials than ever before, this seems like a salient ... Read More »

Use Of Multiple Social Media Platforms Linked To Depression: Everything You Should Know

We all have multiple social media platform apps installed on our phones. Some of the most common social media apps which people use include Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram and Snapchat. A lot of time is spent (often wasted) on browsing through social media feeds. And if a recent study is to be believed, using multiple social media platforms can lead to ... Read More »

Chart analyst Katie Stockton sees a weeks-long relief rally in stocks that could offer a better selling opportunity

Wall Street will see a ‘relief rally’, strategist says   9:20 AM ET Mon, 24 Dec 2018 | 05:19 Wall Street will see a relief rally in stocks that would offer a better selling opportunity for investors, technical analyst Katie Stockton told CNBC on Monday. “When we do see a relief rally, it should be significant,” said Stockton, founder of Fairlead ... Read More »

GST Council Meet: Relief for common man as rates slashed for several goods

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses media after 31st Goods and Services Tax Council meeting. (Photo: PTI) The Goods and Services Tax Council on Wednesday slashed tax rates for 23 commonly used items that have been reduced from 18 per cent to 12 and 5 per cent respectively, said Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy. The fresh rate rationalisation is the government’s ... Read More »

Facebook’s Location Tracking for Ads Can’t Be Switched Off: Report

You can try but you can’t hide seems to be the mantra of Facebook’s advertising system that utilises users’ location to target ads. One American researcher recently discovered that there is virtually no way to stop Facebook from trying to determine your location even if you have turned off Facebook’s access to your location every way possible. The inability to stop ... Read More »

7 Arrested For Using Mobile Phones To Cheat At Government Job Exam

Police said candidates were caught using mobile phones and Bluetooth headsets. (Representational)   Kolkata: Seven candidates appearing for a government recruitment examination at a Kolkata-based college were caught cheating using mobile phones and Bluetooth headsets, police said on Monday. “The recruitment exam for judicial clerkship was being conducted on Sunday when officials of Heramba Chandra College caught candidates cheating using mobile ... Read More »

India Today Group launches Hindi HD news channel-Aaj Tak HD

Aaj Tak announced the launch of India’s first Hindi HD news channel-Aaj Tak HD. Reinforcing its 18 year legacy of being a pioneer, Aaj Tak marks another milestone by ushering in the future through the HD avatar. Aaj Tak HD will be powered by rich exclusives, superior picture and audio quality, lesser ad breaks, making it the preferred news destination. ... Read More »