The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology intends to alter the law to require Twitter, Facebook, Google, and other social media platforms to remove or prohibit anything that has been reported to them by the government. These platforms will lose their intermediate status protection if they don't comply with the new regulations. The action is being taken amid rumors of a potential new IT legislation.
Courtesy: India today
Instagram is said to be working on the 'Bonuses' feature to pay content creators for creating reels, according to the screenshots shared by developer Alessandro Paluzzi. This feature will be available only to the selected creators with good engagement and uploading volumes where the users should meet the specific 'Bonus thresholds'. However, Instagram has not officially announced this feature. Recently, YouTube also announced to pay creators… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
A report titled 'What India consumes on its lock screen' has revealed that the country spent 200% more time on mobile lock screens for January 2020-January 2021. The report by InMobi's Glance has also stated that users unlock their smartphone 50 out of 70 times to view contents pushed on the lock screens. Moreover, users accessed the lock screen content mostly after dinner, and entertainment emerged as dominating content category.
Courtesy: Money control
Twitter on February 25 revealed its plans to introduce a subscription service asking users to pay for exclusive content from high-profile accounts. Dubbed as 'Super Follows', the service supplements an economic model which aims to expand revenue collection beyond targeted advertising. 'Super Follows' is described as a two-way mechanism and will enable users to support creators financially, thereby incentivizing them to continue producing… read-more
Courtesy: Deccan Herald