I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me a lot happier — and that’s a big problem for social media companies

Why quitting Instagram and Facebook made me happier   3:16 PM ET Wed, 5 Dec 2018 | 03:16 The first time I truly took a break from social media was in 2015, at a summer camp for burned-out adults called “Camp Grounded.” There were three rules: Take a camp name of your choosing, like Luna or Huckleberry, avoid talking about “W,” meaning work, and ditch all electronics at the door. At an arrival ceremony deep in the California Redwoods, volunteers in hazmat suits zipped up our devices into brown bags, leaving…

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“Don’t Want To Be On Earth”: US Comedian’s Instagram Post Invites Cops

The alarming message, has been deleted, along with Pete Davidson’s Instagram account. Pete Davidson wrote on Instagram Saturday afternoon that he didn’t “want to be on this earth anymore.” The post came shortly after the SNL cast member had used the social media platform to applaud Kanye West for speaking openly about his own mental health issues. Davidson wrote: “i’m doing my best to stay here for you but i actually don’t know how much longer i can last. all i’ve ever tried to do was help people. just remember…

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Roger, the world-famous ripped kangaroo dies at 12. Social media is heartbroken

Roger, the buffed up kangaroo who lived at a sanctuary in Australia died recently at the age of 12. He passed away because of old age. Roger received worldwide recognition for his impressive physique. Roger was rescued by a man named Chris Barns as an orphan joey while he was still trapped inside his dead mother’s pouch. When Chris found him, he decided to open a kangaroo sanctuary. The kangaroo grew up to be the alpha male at the sanctuary and was an amazing one at that. He stood tall…

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Vivo to Invest Rs. 4,000 Crores for New Mobile Phone Plant in India

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday announced an additional investment of Rs. 4,000 crore for over a period of four years towards opening a new manufacturing plant on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh that will generate 5,000 jobs in its first phase of expansion. The new 169-acre land has been acquired near the existing 50-acre manufacturing facility that will help expand Vivo’s manufacturing capabilities and support its continued growth in the country, the company said in a statement. The Rs. 4,000-crore investment, which does not include the cost of…

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Mapletree to invest in logistics assets in India

The firm has appointed Souvik Mukherjee to head logistics development in the country. Photo: Bloomberg Bengaluru: In its second innings in India, Singapore-based real estate asset manager Mapletree Investment Pte. Ltd is gearing up to invest in the logistics space, apart from core office assets, said three people familiar with the plans. Logistics development is a strategic call for Mapletree, which is looking at creating a long-term investment and development portfolio across key cities. The firm has appointed Souvik Mukherjee to head logistics development in the country and for office…

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Bengaluru teenage boy thrashes mother with broomstick, video goes viral

The boy reprimanded his mother after she found pictures of him smoking a cigarette. (Photo: Screenshot from a YouTube video) A video of a 17-year-old boy thrashing his mother with a broomstick has gone viral on social media. The video was recorded by the boy’s sister. In the video, the boy is seen hitting his mother for bad mouthing him and discussing him with their neighbours. The teenager could be heard threatening his mother, saying “you will be beaten again if you don’t stop doing this [bad mouthing and discussing…

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