Laxman Muthiyah (Photo: Twitter)

Chennai techie finds flaw in Instagram again, wins $10,000

Chennai: Barely a month after winning $30,000 from Facebook for spotting a flaw in Instagram, Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah on Monday said he again discovered a new account takeover vulnerability on the photo and video-sharing app. This time he has won $10,000 as part of the social network’s bug bounty programme. The new vulnerability that […]

16 mn accounts of Indian Instagram influencers fake: Study

New Delhi:  A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting “vanity metrics” that marketers often use while selecting influencers, including followers and engagement. The research by Swedish e-commerce start-up A Good Company and data analytics firm HypeAuditor jointly assessed 1.84 […]

Sourav Ganguly (Photo: Instagram)

Sourav Ganguly debuts on Instagram on his 47th b’day

New Delhi:  On the occasion of his 47th birthday, former Indian cricket captain and Padma Shri recipient, Sourav Ganguly on Monday announced his entry to Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app. Through Instagram, Sourav via his handle “souravganguly”, hopes to connect directly with his young fans, share memorable moments from his illustrious cricketing […]