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What Does Online Safety Mean For Teens? An Expert Explains

There have been numerous instances of young people coming to harm as a result of online experiences, including after being bullied or having sexual images shared online.

9 Dec 2022 6:16 pm
FIFA, Gujarat Elections Most Popular Topics Of Disinfo In November

BOOM did 117 fact-checks in the month of November, in English, Hindi and Bangla, each of them debunking a unique false or misleading claim.

9 Dec 2022 6:08 pm
Gujarat Elections: Did AAP-Congress Vote Split Help BJP To Win?

The Congress and AAP divided the opposition vote across 32 seats in Gujarat, but did not matter in the final outcome

9 Dec 2022 5:30 pm
Goodbye, Khakee: Movies And TV Shows Trending On Netflix India Today

Khakee, Wednesday and 1899 continue to trend as the top TV shows. Meanwhile, new movies like Goodbye, Love Today are the top trending movies on Netflix India.

9 Dec 2022 3:28 pm
Photo From Mathura Ashram Peddled As Bharat Jodo Yatra In Rajasthan

BOOM spoke to Baburam Yadav, General Secretary of the Jai Gurudev Ashram, who confirmed that the photo is from Mathura.

9 Dec 2022 2:47 pm
Who Is Brittney Griner, US Basketball Star Released In Prison Exchange With Russia?

Brittney Griner's release has brought back attention to US citizen Paul Whelan who is serving a 16-year jail term in Russia on charges of espionage.

9 Dec 2022 2:06 pm
BJP Pages Spent Over 4Cr On FB Ads In November; AAP & Congress Far Behind

BJP-linked pages were the highest spenders on Facebook ads last month, with an overall expenditure of 4.04 crore across four pages.

8 Dec 2022 8:01 pm
Why China Lifting Strict Covid Curbs Could Lead To A Catastrophic Surge

The transition out of zero Covid has been painful for any country that's done it. And China faces some unique challenges in making this shift.

8 Dec 2022 6:22 pm
Could Internet Search Results Increase Your Carbon Emissions? Here's What A Study Found

A new study argues that the assumptions search engines make about what we are looking for may lead to people emitting more carbon than they would have done otherwise.

8 Dec 2022 6:18 pm
25 Arrested For Coup Suspicions: What Is Happening In Germany

The plotters of the coup were allegedly inspired by Reichsbrger movement, a far-right German group that does not consider present-day Germany a legitimate state.

8 Dec 2022 5:10 pm
Wordle, Rishi Sunak, Pornstar Martinis: What Indians Searched On Google In 2022

Newsmakers like Rishi Sunak, Nupur Sharma, Lalit Modi and Eknath Shinde dominated the searches, while people also looked for CoWin and how to download vaccination certificate.

8 Dec 2022 3:42 pm
Photo Of PM Modi, Heeraben And Jashodaben Seated Together Is Morphed

BOOM found that Jashodaben's has been digitally added into the recent image of Modi meeting his mother.

8 Dec 2022 3:15 pm
BJP Braces For Comfortable Win In Gujarat, Cong Leads In Himachal Pradesh

The trends in Gujarat election counting show the BJP winning two seats while maintaining a lead on 151 others so far.

8 Dec 2022 12:36 pm
AAP Leaders Take Credit For Punjab School Built During Congress Rule

A teacher from Manela's primary school told BOOM that the viral photo is from 2021 when Congress was in power in Punjab.

8 Dec 2022 12:24 pm
How The Palestinian Cause Found Support During FIFA World Cup 2022

Morocco players posed with the Palestinian flag after their win against Spain, but they weren't the only ones showing support.

7 Dec 2022 7:21 pm
'Historic Parliamentary Mandate Undone By Supreme Court': Vice Prez on NJAC

Centre and the Supreme Court collegium are feuding over the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.

7 Dec 2022 6:48 pm
What Does Elon Musk's Neuralink Do And Why It's Said To Be In Trouble

Elon Musk's company Neuralink makes brain chips and is reportedly facing a probe over animal welfare violations.

7 Dec 2022 3:06 pm
Why WHO Has Declared Measles As 'Imminent Threat' Globally

The situation is grim in developing countries where vaccine uptake is low. One in ten persons who get measles, die from it.

7 Dec 2022 1:24 pm
RBI Hikes Repo By 35 Bps In A Sign Of Slowing Rate Hikes

But the RBI has said that it is open to further monetary policy action to get inflation under check and sustain growth

7 Dec 2022 11:58 am