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Influencer Marketing is the way forward: Yahoo

By : CIOL Writers

Influencer marketing is evolving into one of the most productive ways to attract customers and clients, and brands will agree with us! According to a study from Yahoo, nearly 60 percent of marketers plan to increase their influencer marketing budgets

Is the future of internet safe in India?

By : CIOL Writers

The future of internet depends on the numbers of stakeholders of India. According to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), if the stakeholders co-operate with each other, they will be able to bring more regional language users online

#Trending: Polite Grandma to Udta Punjab

By : CIOL Writers

It all starts with one share and then internet turns it into a blast charged with likes and comments. We have been sharing #WBIT – WHAT’S BREAKING THE INTERNET – to bring the most trending stories of on your screen.

Video ads on social media do not make the cut for advertisers

By : CIOL Writers

We are more likely to watch video ads on websites than those which are posted on social media, a study by Teads has shown. The research reports know us better than we do! Teads, a video company that makes money

Father of Paris massacre victim sues Facebook, Twitter

By : CIOL Writers

It’s like punishing the weapon for a murder! In a long list of bizarre suits filed in the US, one was the father of a young woman killed in the Paris massacre last November, who has sued Facebook and Twitter,

UK’s Internet industry names Apple a hero, Trump villain

By : CIOL Writers

The 2016 UK Internet Industry Awards has nominated for the internet hero of the year, which has also nominated Donald Trump as the villain of the year. The nominations are based on crowd sourced suggestions from the public with a

A curious case of Taylor Swift’s friend request dismissal at WWDC

By : CIOL Writers

Apple’s first day at WWDC16 was pretty eventful with launching of the new iOS 10, MacOS and an upgraded Siri. There were some twists and trolls too with Microsoft’s Xamarin after party. But the big take away was something away

Teenagers access internet primarily on desktops: study

By : CIOL Writers

Statistics say that smartphone sales are on a double-digit growth track, but a survey by Tata Consultancy Services has shown that desktops and laptops still remain the most popular mode of accessing Internet by teenagers. According to TCS GenZ Survey,

Facebook will now force you to download its Moments app

By : CIOL Writers

After forcing its users to download a separate app for using the messenger, Facebook is now urging its users to download their photo-sharing application–Moments–in order to protect their synced photos. Facebook has set a deadline of 7th July for the

Telepractice speech assistance gives hope to millions across the globe

By : CIOL Writers

One person can touch a million lives, and Judy Walker, an associate professor at UMaine is one such good Samaritan. Her inventive program that helps people with speech disabilities through telepractice, has been giving hope to people who have tried

Microsoft buying LinkedIn for $26.2bn

USA: Microsoft has agreed to buy the largest professional networking site LinkedIn in $26.2 billion all-cash deal. Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash. LinkedIn will retain

Social media with Orlando mass shootout victims

By : CIOL Writers

Social media was flooded with posts and videos when mass shooting took place in an LGBT Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. People inside and around the nightclub began to post their experiences moments after Omar S. Mateen opened fire, killing more

Goodbye, Yahoo Messenger

By : CIOL Writers

Time to bid Goodbye to Yahoo Messenger. Yahoo, which has been closing down the shutters on several of its now redundant services has decided to bring curtains down on one of the oldest IM services still around — and one

Euro 2016: Watch it online

By : CIOL Writers

It’s time for Football fever once again. Soccer mania knows no boundaries across the globe; irrespective of nations being part of playing teams or not, the game is diligently followed by millions. The Euro 2016 tournament, second best thing after

Obama admin may relinquish US Govt.’s control over the Internet

By : CIOL Writers

The US government led by Barack Obama may relinquish its last remaining control over the Internet very soon. The transfer was set in motion two years ago when a Commerce Department agency said it would cede oversight over an obscure,

High-level Indian bureaucrats may have been attacked by Chinese hackers

By : CIOL Writers

The lurking threat of China has made the Indian government uneasy for decades, and more so in the recent times. And now, it has been found that personal computers of some high-ranking diplomats in the Indian bureaucracy may have been

A game of survival in China’s Web space

By : CIOL Writers

The first thing that comes to mind whenever one starts about China’s Web space is its “Great Firewall”. China has some of the world’s tightest restrictions on the Internet. Chinese news sites and social media platforms are quickly scrubbed of

Now comment with videos to Facebook posts

By : CIOL Writers

Creative minds at Facebook are always on the go and have no dearth of ideas to keep reinventing the biggest social networking platform in the world. A new feature – video commenting, has been rolled out that lets you comment

Facebook’s fab four make up 60pc of all app downloads

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook’s leadership in the digital market is undeniable. With its ever growing platter of apps and softwares, Facebook and its suite of apps stand among the most downloaded apps. According to a research by Nomura, smartphone owners spend 80 percent

Ronaldo’s social media engagement generates $176 M for his sponsors

By : CIOL Writers

Cristiano Ronaldo’s five-year contract extension with Nike, worth $13 million a year is the most expensive athlete sponsorship deal in all of the soccer, and it is an absolute bargain for the $31 billion-in-sales sportswear giant. According to a study