Social Media News From India And The World [16th January 2014]

by Prasant Naidu on January 16, 2022

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India News Headlines

1. Pune-based Shoppingwish rebrands as Scandid, focuses on mobile first approach: Launched in June 2012, Pune-based price comparison platform Shoppingwish has rebranded itself as Scandid. Read more here.

2. Book destination-specific local experiences with Tourlandish: Bangalore-based Tourlandish assists travelers to find local activities that each destination has to offer. In addition to curating these experiences, the site also allows a user to book the activity – no enquiries, no waiting periods for confirmation. One click and you’re done. Read more here.

3. Infosys: Consumers prefer to engage with retailers on Facebook: Consumers engage with retailers on Facebook more than they do on the retailer websites, a survey conducted by IT services major Infosys in the US said. Read more here.

4. CBI plans new strategy for Facebook, Twitter: Investigating agencies should exploit social networking sites for their “overt, discreet and covert” probe by digging out profile photos, status messages and following the users, CBI has recommended. Read more here.

5. NSA spying on computers worldwide including India: ReportThe US National Security Agency has put software in almost 100,000 computers around the world allowing it to carry out surveillance on those devices and could provide a digital highway for cyberattacks, the New York Times reported. Read more here.

6. BookMyShow app 2.0 launched for iOS and 3.0 for Android:, online entertainment ticketing platform, announced the launch of its mobile application BookMyShow 2.0 for iOS and BookMyShow 3.0 for Android users. Read more here.

World News Headlines

1. LinkedIn Expands Its Jobs Database With A New Volunteer Marketplace For Unpaid Non-Profit Work: LinkedIn, the social network for the working world, has gained a reputation as a place to go when you’re looking for a job, or a person to fill a vacant role. Now the company is expanding on that idea with the launch of a Volunteer Marketplace – a place people can go to post and look for unpaid positions. Read more here.

2. Facebook to soon launch Paper, a Flipboard-like news-reading app: Report: Facebook will reportedly soon be coming out with a Flipboard-like news reader app called ‘Paper’, to engage more people looking to catch up on news. Read more here.

Prasant Naidu

Founder and Blogger at Lighthouse Insights. Loves to experiment in social media and believes social media is a game changer for SME's.

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