The scary thing is that we have accepted this digital clutter so much in our minds and our lives that it has become normal to see people preferring to be on their phones than talk to the person next to them.
In India, 36% of respondents trusted the news overall, including 45% in search and 34% in social media. In other markets, 42% of respondents trusted the news overall, with 33% trusting it in search and 23% in social media.
Only one in every four users express their personal views on politics daily or sometimes, and over half said they never do it. Again, only one in every five users said that they share or forward politics news/material daily or sometimes, while a majority said that they never do so.
The scale and volume at which misinformation is being created; we may need to develop large scale cadres of MIL experts (media information literacy experts) at community levels to reinstall our messaging patterns. If this isn’t done on a priority basis, our society is at a serious risk of information toxicity.
Renowned yogi and author Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev said a blue whale belongs in the ocean, not in a computer when asked about the dangerous Internet ‘game’ that persuades young people to take their lives at the end of a series of challenges.
Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Celebrating Sanjay Dutt's release, Bollywood celebrities welcomed Dutt with open arms. Apart from celebs wishing the actor on social media, many of them, including Sophie Choudry, Shakti Kapoor and R. Madhavan, visited actor's residence to welcome him. Dutt's family and friends, including wife Manyata Dutt and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, were present outside the Yerwada jail in Pune to receive him on Thursday morning. Dutt was arrested for possessing a prohibited weapon AK 56 rifle under the Arms Act, in the Mumbai serial bomb blast case. Expressing his happiness, actor Shakti Kapoor said he met Dutt and could see drastic change in his behaviour. He further said Sanjay is a versatile actor and he will surely help him in whichever way he needs it.