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Facebook and our youths

JAWED AHMED KHURSHEED WHO can deny that youngsters are our future and, above all, they have undying potential to do something really better for their nation. What has saddened me to spell out these observations is to share something that is really hazardous for our youths. Visiting Facebook for the youths of Pakistan has become […]

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Lift the ban on YouTube

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By: Rafay Mahmood KARACHI: The government’s ban on video-sharing website YouTube has been protested on Twitter and Facebook time and again by everyone from ordinary citizens to journalists and musicians in the past four months. While most have tried to live a life without YouTube — either by using Vimeo and Dailymotion — or around […]

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Imran’s Tigers launches Facebook application to collect donations

LAHORE: Imran’s Tigers have reunited and launched a Facebook application by the name of Imran’s Tigers Mission to create Imran’s Tiger Scholarship Fund for the deserving students of Namal College (Mianwali). The Facebook application has been launched after a rigorous six-month long social media campaign, which informs today’s youth with the work done by the […]

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Media without social media?

By: Madeeha Ishtiaque Audience, once a passive recipient of information and merely cornered to the opinion section of a political talk show or ‘letter-to-the-editor’ is now empowered to not merely regulate but also originate the content it wishes to watch and read – thanks to the big social media revolution. What social media has done […]

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Social media users in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Social media users in Pakistan are the haves as they are in the US and the UK. Just as in these other countries, Facebook is the most popular social networking site, followed by Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus and Pinterest. Thus, when it comes to social media, Pakistani internet users are treading the same path […]

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Speakers term social media a harbinger of change

PESHAWAR: Participants at a seminar said that social media has played a tremendous role in bringing revolution (Arab Spring) in Arab countries like Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and now in Syria. That’s why people dub it as Facebook or social media revolution, said speakers in a one-day seminar on the changing role of social media in […]

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