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    Social media also changes nature of Eid greetings

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:26pm on June 16, 2018

    The nature of Eid greetings has drastically changed now as most people turn to social media platforms for reaching out to each other instead of...

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    Social media to come under telecom monitoring surveillance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on June 13, 2018

    The cabinet committee on national purchases on Tuesday approved procurement of equipments of Tk 236 crore to strengthen tapping of phone and surveillance of social media....

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    6.3pc of budget proposed for defence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2018

    The government has proposed raising the budgetary allocation for the defence services to Tk 29,084 crore for the fiscal year 2018-2019 from Tk 26,415 crore in the...

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    UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 12:12am on June 02, 2018

    Prominent Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and fined 1 million AED ($272,000) on charges of criticising the United...

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    Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:20am on May 26, 2018

    Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring labelling and...

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    Fostering relations among South Asian journalists stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on May 20, 2018

    South Asian journalists at a conference in Islamabad in the past week resolved to promote exchange of information and collaborative journalism amongst media practitioners and...

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    Actions against social media rumours instigating violence: HM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2018

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said tough actions would be taken against the perpetrators who misused social media, including Facebook, to spread rumours to...

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    Facebook and the rise of anti-social media

    by Rob Urie | Updated at 12:05am on April 04, 2018

    IT WAS a bit over four years ago that journalist Glenn Greenwald reported that British ‘intelligence,’ GCHQ, had developed a programme to spread politically targeted...

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    Nahid wants social media shutdown during SSC exams

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:13pm on January 23, 2018

    Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday said that they are planning to shut operation of social media like Facebook, Twitter across the country during...

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    Social movement and social media

    by Anika Mahin | Updated at 12:05am on December 19, 2017

    IT BEGAN with a gesture, two fingers raised in the sign of victory. The ownership of those two infamous fingers belonged to Abdul Quader Molla,...