Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”

Jobless claims hit another 5-year low in US, positive sign for the economy


Jobless claims in US have fallen to another five-year low previous week, given out a positive signal that layoffs are back to pre-recession figures. As many as 323,000 people filed for their first-week of unemployment benefits last week according to the Labor Department. It’s the lowest level in any single week since January 2008, andContinue reading “Jobless claims hit another 5-year low in US, positive sign for the economy”

Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike


An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday. Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weaponsContinue reading “Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike”

Liberal Democratic Party wins Japan Elections 2012: Shinzo Abe expected to swear in as Prime Minister


  The Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party has won 2012 elections on Sunday. Shinzo Abe (58) is expected to take the role of Japan’s prime minister this time from the last Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (Democratic Party of Japan). Prior to this Shinzo Abe had also been Japan’s Prime Minister back in 2007 but had toContinue reading “Liberal Democratic Party wins Japan Elections 2012: Shinzo Abe expected to swear in as Prime Minister”

Egypt’s leading judicial body joins protests against President Mohamed Morsy


-Protests in Egypt over the unchecked presidential powers have taken a new turn with the leading judicial body joining the protests. -The announcement regarding issuing of decree that states courts cannot turn down orders given by the president since he came to power in July, 2012 and till six months after the new constitution isContinue reading “Egypt’s leading judicial body joins protests against President Mohamed Morsy”

War to win maximum public support by Israel and Hamas underway on Social Media


Apart from the real war that is going on between Hamas and Israeli forces in Gaza, there is one that has been going on in the social media also. This fight is to garner the maximum public support for their respective sides. Social Media Warfare: As sharing and commenting are key weaponry of the socialContinue reading “War to win maximum public support by Israel and Hamas underway on Social Media”

Imran Khan’s anti-Drone peace march returned back by Pakistan officials


USA as we all know it has made some mistakes in its fight against terrorism. It created a certain group of allies and went ahead to deal with the menace in countries that proved to be its breeding ground but discussing it is not my aim here. What I want to be talking about instead is oneContinue reading “Imran Khan’s anti-Drone peace march returned back by Pakistan officials”

Adele sung James Bond theme song “Skyfall” become number one on iTunes within 10 hours of release


I may not try and blow over my horn beyond my lung capacity here but I will have to admit upfront that I am a huge fan of the singer and if I end up over appreciating the artist then please bear with me! As I was scrolling through the television this evening after returningContinue reading “Adele sung James Bond theme song “Skyfall” become number one on iTunes within 10 hours of release”

Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there


Maintaining the dignity and honor of any community cannot be achieved by lip service alone. Empty claims soon reveal the intention of people making them and even the people who hears these claims and still don’t bother to take a step ahead, even after realizing the truth behind these claims. For those who do, theyContinue reading “Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there”

What made Eric Daman click as a designer in “Gossip Girl” television series


You do not need to be a “Gossip Girl” fan to know the kind of the change that it brought to the fashion scene across the world. Its impact may also be gauged by the popularity gained by a particular fashion accessory instantly. Yes we are talking about the exquisite “Hair Bands” designed by DamanContinue reading “What made Eric Daman click as a designer in “Gossip Girl” television series”