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Govt issues new rules to prevent immoral content on social media

ISLAMABAD: Federal Government of Pakistan has issued new rules to curb the immoral and hatred provoking content on social media. On Thursday, the Ministry of information Technology and Telecommunication, provided a new notification for social media consumers. According to Minster

Hilarious memes of Minal Khan goes viral on social media

MALDIVES: Famed Pakistani actress Minal Khan’s funny memes have gone viral on social media while she’s on her honeymoon trip. Netizens are not getting slow on fixing Minal Khan’s clothes in her recent shared pictures from her honeymoon trip at

Twitter’s new feature allows users to avoid heated conversations

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has tested a new feature that will allow users to ascertain the vibe of a conversation before joining in to avoid heated conversations. Before joining in users can make sure if they want to get away from

Social media propaganda

In the modern world, battles are fought not just on the ground but on new platforms such as the internet and social media. In recent days, a sinister campaign has been launched against Pakistan amid the increasing violence from a

Indian govt begins messaging shift to rival Koo after Twitter spat

NEW DELHI: Twitter is fast losing its sheen as a favoured communications tool for many Indian government departments and ministers keen to promote home-grown rival Koo while the US firm comes under fire for non-compliance with India’s laws. The most

Shahveer Jafry trolls Zaid Ali, says he is a perfectionist to point where he is annoying

Shahveer Jafry has been trending on social media since his interview with Junaid Akram went viral. Shahveer Jafry is a Canadian-Pakistani YouTuber who is famous for his funny videos. He got recently invited to a newly launched show of media

A small difference

While social media has created several benefits for society and transformed our lives, it has given rise to many problems. Today a family is present at the dining table together but their attention is transfixed at their mobile phone screens.

Dubai Islamic Bank selects C-Square as social media partner

KARACHI: Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan has selected C-Square to implement social media solutions to provide ultimate banking experience to its customers. Dubai Islamic Bank’s vision to provide customers with secure and technologically advanced banking solutions will be enabled by Genesys

Trump joins video platform Rumble after social media ban

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump joined video platform Rumble as he takes the stage at a campaign-style rally in Ohio, his first such event since the January 6 attack on the US.Capitol. Trump lost his social media megaphone earlier

‘You can’t keep her out of the game’, says netizen as Firdous Awan is trending again

Special Assistant to CM Punjab on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan has become a centre of trending hashtags on social media once again. She is seen trending on Twitter for so many bizarre reasons and not one of them is related

Malala’s father defends her marriage remarks, says media and social media twisted it

Since Malala Yousafzai’s controversial statement over marriage has surfaced, social media users are busy criticising her bold stance over her partnership remark. It all started when Vogue magazine published an interview with Malala Yousafzai but her comments on marriage and

Actress Sabeena Farooq has a message for celebrity couple Sara and Falak

Pakistani actress Sabeena Farooq has mentioned the love of famous showbiz couple Sara and Falak in a recent post on social media. Sabeena Farooq, who has a distinctive accent, took to Instagram and shared a caption about the lovable couple

Bhumi Pednekar shares quarantine make-up routine with fans

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar has shared her quarantine make-up routine with her fans on social media. Bhumi Pednekar, who had earlier tested positive for the COVID-19 positive, has finally recovered from the virus. The Saandh Ki Aankh actress took

Social Media partially restored in Pakistan after blockage

ISLAMABAD: Services of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and Telegram, were partially restored in Pakistan after blockage to ‘maintain public order’. Earlier in the day, the Ministry of Interior directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to temporarily

Dananeer Mobeen’s new version of ‘Pawri Horai Hai’ goes viral

Another interesting version of ‘Pawri Horai Hai’ by Dananeer Mobeen has gone viral on social media.  Whether it’s partying with Hania Amir or jamming with Momin Saqib, the 19-year-old knows how to grab netizens’ attention. Recently, she posted a video

Haleem Adil’s latest photo with daughter goes viral

A photo of the Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly, Haleem Adil Sheikh with his daughter has gone viral on social media. Haleem Adil Sheikh, who was released from Jinnah Hospital Karachi on bail by the Sindh High Court earlier,

Russia to block Twitter in one month unless it deletes banned content

MOSCOW: Russia will block Twitter in one month unless the social media giant complies with a demand to remove banned content, Russian news agencies cited a senior regulatory official as saying. Moscow said last week it had slowed down the

Aamir Khan quits social media, reveals details in last post

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has given a shocking surprise to his fans on his birthday as the actor announced to quit social media. Khan who turned 56 on Sunday, decided to post a last heartfelt message on the social media

Cleric thrashes minor boy in Bangladesh, sparks outrage on social media

DHAKA: A cleric has repeatedly hit an 8-year-old boy in the Hathazari of Bangladesh’s Chittagong region. A video of the heinous act surfaced on the internet where the boy is seen screaming and crying for help. A video taken by

Amna Ilyas is the ‘prettiest girl’ I’ve ever been with: Dawar Mahmood

Actress Amna Ilyas and director Dawar Mahmood recently shared emotional messages about each other on social media. Dawar Mahmood shared a photo with Amna Ilyas on Instagram where he wrote that he has never found a friend like you.  

Fraudster Kashif Zameer accused of kidnapping social media activist

LAHORE: Fraudster Kashif Zameer has landed another controversy after allegedly kidnapping and torturing social media activist Ali Virk for allegedly exposing his fraud with Ertugrul’s lead character. Kashif Zameer first hosted Turkish actor Engin Altan Duzyatan in Pakistan. Ali Virk, 

Focus on the real issues instead of my body: Amna Ilyas 

KARACHI: Actress Amna Ilyas has rejected public criticism after bold pictures came to light and said that people should focus on real issues instead of her body. Amna Ilyas recently shared her latest photoshoot on Instagram in which she is

Feroze Khan’s ‘Khuda Aur Mohabbat’ becomes top trend on social media

KARACHI: Actor Feroze Khan starring ‘Khuda Aur Mohabbat’ serial has become the top trend on social media. The show’s incredible cast includes Iqra Aziz, Feroze Khan, Junaid Khan, Javed Sheikh, Tooba Siddiqui, Sunita Marshall, Rubina Ashraf, Asma Abbass, and Usman Peerzada. ‘Khuda

Woman fails to recognize Shahid Afridi in viral video

Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi found himself in an unusual situation when a woman could not recognise him. Social media users cannot get over a fact that one of the women with her children possibly was unable to recognize

Social media users post 50 million memes during power blackout

Social media users have broken the record of sharing 50 million memes over the electricity breakdown in just 30 minutes that happened on Saturday night across the country. On Saturday night, at 11:50 pm, the country was plunged into a

Man imprisoned for 7 years for blackmailing woman on social media

ISLAMABAD: The court has sentenced a seven years jail to a man convicted for blackmailing a woman by sharing her photos and videos through social media. The culprit named Afzal has also been fined with Rs. 90,000 for posting obscene

Pinterest pays $22.5mn to settle gender discrimination suit

SAN FRANCISCO: Popular online bulletin board Pinterest will pay former chief operating officer Francoise Brougher $20 million in a deal reached to settle a gender discrimination suit. The settlement includes Pinterest investing another $2.5 million to increase the presence of

Four arrested for selling gutka on WhatsApp

KARACHI: A group has started the online sale and supply of ‘gutka’ amid a ban on the hazardous substance and a strict crackdown by law-enforcement authorities. A group has been active in Steel Town receiving orders and supplying gutka via

Twitter launches disappearing ‘fleets’ worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter said it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Instagram. Twitter has previously announced its plan for these ephemeral tweets, dubbed “fleets”, and tested

Man beats daughter, posts on social media in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: A man has been arrested for shackling and beating his daughter, filming the offence and posting a video clip of it on social media.  The Burmese man allegedly confessed that he assaulted his 11-year-old daughter after tying her with