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IBM accused of sacking 1 lakh older employees to look ‘cool and trendy’

Information Technology Company IBM is facing a number of lawsuits over firing some 100,000 employees to boost its appeal to younger generations and make...
WhatsApp Fake News

In battle against fake news, WhatsApp launches fact-check feature

Following up on Facebook taking down hundreds of pages for ‘inauthentic behaviour’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, another of its companies WhatsApp launched...
Facebook

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress

Days before voting begins for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Facebook has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to the Congress party for engaging in...
Cannot stop soldiers from using smartphones, says Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Cannot stop soldiers from using smartphones, says Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday, September 4, said that soldiers cannot be stopped from using smartphones and social media but there has...
Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Ahed Tamimi receives heroic welcome home Israel has released 17-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from prison early on Sunday, after she, along with her...
Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday, July 13, said that Modi government’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data is...
All 12 boys of Wild Boars soccer team rescued from the flooded Thai cave

All 12 boys of Wild Boars soccer team rescued from the flooded Thai cave

All the 12 boys of the “Wild Boar” soccer team and coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave...
WhatsApp

WhatsApp tries to fight India’s Fake News problem, takes out full page newspaper ads

Days after government apprised it of the violence sparked by rumours spread over its instant messaging platform, WhatsApp, which had promised to take what...
With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

Responding to Government of India missive asking it to take urgent steps to contain the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages” through its platform,...
Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Facebook trying to restore public trust after data leak The data leakage of Indian Facebook users was once again raised during US congressional hearing on...

‘Hindus shouldn’t allow Muslims into their homes’: BJP’s Alwar MLA BL Singhal

Banwari Lal Singhal, BJP MLA from Alwar in Rajasthan says Hindu families shouldn’t let Muslims into their homes, accuses Meo Muslims of promoting love...
US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

The Trump administration wants all US visa applicants to furnish five years of their social media history, usernames, email addresses and phone numbers, for...
After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet u-turn

After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet...

As the Congress and BJP continued to trade charges on unauthorised leak of data of users of their apps, the Congress pulled down its...
Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Muddapanellists grapple with new reality, wonder at Zuckerberg’s latest foray into scandal and controversy even as more and more reports of poll fixing tumble...
Facebook-With-Narendra-Modi

Cambridge Analytica’s India connection: IT Minister Prasad accuses Congress of links with the firm

Reacting swiftly to Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari's statement calling for investigation by Election Commission to see if any political party had links with disgraced...
IAF Officer Allegedly Led Into Honey trap, Blackmailed Into Leaking Classified Information

IAF Officer Allegedly Led Into Honey trap, Blackmailed Into Leaking Classified Information

Indian Air Force intelligence wing has held an Indian Air Force (IAF) Group Captain posted at Air Headquarters in Delhi for allegedly being honey-trapped...

‘Good Morning’ messages in India cluttering smartphones, filling up Internet

A Wall Street Journal report pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also plays a major role in creating the increasing jam in World...
Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies for digital propaganda in 2014 polls?

Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies for digital propaganda in 2014 polls?

~By Shelley Kasli A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create troll armies for governments around the world including...
humans of Hindutva

Faced with death threats, administrator to delete popular Humans of Hindutva FB page

The administrator, who has requested anonymity, claims he was receiving death threats over posts on the account that parodied activities of right-wing forces  Trolls and...
zaira-wasim

Actress Zaira Wasim sexually harassed on board Air Vistara flight

In another shameful incident, actress Zaira Wasim, who played important roles in Dangal and Secret Superstar films, became the victim of sexual harassment in...
Randi Zuckerberg

Alaska Airlines suspends travel privilege for harassing Zuckerburg’s sister

In a swift move against a passenger allegedly involved in sexual harassment of Randi Zuckerburg, sister of Face book founder Mark Zuckerburg, the US...
CSIR scientist in trouble for uploading photos of Jagannath Temple interiors on Facebook

CSIR scientist in trouble for uploading photos of Jagannath Temple interiors on Facebook

Devotees are prohibited by law from clicking pictures inside the shrine; judicial commission on reforms for the temple has sought a report on the...
Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

No official explanation was given by Facebook Inc. for the temporary outage of its messaging service; company said it was examining the cause of...
Facebook begins news subscription trials, only for Android users

Facebook begins news subscription trials, only for Android users

Ten publishers including Washington Post and The Economist sign up for trial but major publishers like Dow Jones, NYT opt out Facebook Inc said on Thursday that...

Deoband’s absurd fatwa: posting photos on social media un-Islamic

Darul Uloom Deoband, India’s largest Islamic seminary, says Muslims – men and women alike – should not post their pictures on social media sites An...
After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

The new feature is already made available in Android phones and Apple iPhones, and can be accessed in the updated version of WhatsApp. Modifying its...
Harshita Dahiya

Haryana singer Harshita shot dead, sister says “my husband did it”

Harshita Dahiya, a popular folk singer, was shot six times by unidentified assailants while she was returning from a performance in Panipat’s Chamrara village A...
Myanmar army chief downplays exodus, says Rohingya Muslims not native

Myanmar army chief downplays exodus, says Rohingya Muslims not native

The army chief, the most powerful person in the Buddhist-majority country, stated his uncompromising stance towards the Rohingya Muslims. Downplaying the ongoing Rohingya crisis and...
Mark Zuckerberg

FB to turn over details of 3000 Russian election-interference ads to US Congress today

Congressional investigators are looking into alleged Russian involvement in 2016 US presidential election Facebook Inc. is set to turn over, on Monday, to the U.S. Congress...

Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump’s bias claims; regrets ridiculing ‘fake news’ concerns

Zuckerberg’s response came following United States President Donald Trump’s recent claims accusing Facebook of bias. Despite its massive revenue gains, Facebook has been facing heat...
DU Professor Booked For Posting ‘Objectionable Remarks’ On Goddess Durga in Facebook

DU Professor Booked For Posting ‘Objectionable Remarks’ On Goddess Durga in Facebook

FIR was registered against the professor by the right-wing teacher’s body NDTF An assistant professor of Delhi University’s Dyal Singh College has evoked a...
Zuckerberg

Will disclose over 3k ads purchased by Kremlin-connected agency: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

While human oversight of all of Facebook is impossible, says Zuckerberg, any embedded algorithm can always be gamed In the face of criticism regarding Russia’s...
Is Facebook suspending accounts of activists demanding justice for Rohingyas?

Is Facebook suspending accounts of activists demanding justice for Rohingyas?

Some activists claim that their accounts on the website were suspended after they posted material documenting ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar San Francisco/New Delhi:...
Facebook won’t allow advertisers to target groups identified by self-reported information

Facebook won’t allow advertisers to target groups identified by self-reported information

~By Daniel Golden The decision comes in the wake of a ProPublica report that established how advertisers directed pitches to 2300 people interested in anti-Semitic...
Dubai-based Indian bizman turns to Facebook to seek long lost Lankan kin

Dubai-based Indian bizman turns to Facebook to seek long lost Lankan kin

-By Zenifer Khaleel KH Wahabuddin (67) hopes he can find closure to his late mother’s case of lifelong suffering following her alleged abduction at the...
Facebook

FB issues new guidelines for content creators, prohibits inflammatory material

New standards and guidelines to help content creators ethically earn money through the social media network In a bid to stop fraudulent business practices as...

Facebook launches “lite” version of its Messenger app

In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are slow, Facebook on Thursday rolled out the “lite” version of its...
Google

Google acquires Indian startup focussing on AI and ML tools

Halli Labs to join Goggle’s Next Billion Users The global internet giant Google has acquired Halli Labs, a four-months-old startup based in  Bengaluru that...

Minor’s FB post flares communal tension in Uttarakhand

A minor boy, whose offensive Facebook post on Kedarnath Shrine triggered communal violence in Uttarakhand’s Satpauli town, will likely be produced before a juvenile...
Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the Centre for the current state of chaos in North 24 Parganas and Darjeeling. At a...
FB BRASS PLEDGE NEW DEFENCE AGAINST TERROR

FB brass pledge new defence against terror

San Francisco: Facebook, Inc has said that it has 1.94 billion monthly active users worldwide and wants to be “a hostile place for terrorists.” Criticised by...

'Facebook' - 41 News Results

IBM accused of sacking 1 lakh older employees to look ‘cool and trendy’

Information Technology Company IBM is facing a number of lawsuits over firing some 100,000 employees to boost its appeal to younger generations and make...
WhatsApp Fake News

In battle against fake news, WhatsApp launches fact-check feature

Following up on Facebook taking down hundreds of pages for ‘inauthentic behaviour’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, another of its companies WhatsApp launched...
Facebook

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress

Days before voting begins for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Facebook has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to the Congress party for engaging in...
Cannot stop soldiers from using smartphones, says Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Cannot stop soldiers from using smartphones, says Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday, September 4, said that soldiers cannot be stopped from using smartphones and social media but there has...
Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Ahed Tamimi receives heroic welcome home Israel has released 17-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from prison early on Sunday, after she, along with her...
Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday, July 13, said that Modi government’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data is...
All 12 boys of Wild Boars soccer team rescued from the flooded Thai cave

All 12 boys of Wild Boars soccer team rescued from the flooded Thai cave

All the 12 boys of the “Wild Boar” soccer team and coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave...
WhatsApp

WhatsApp tries to fight India’s Fake News problem, takes out full page newspaper ads

Days after government apprised it of the violence sparked by rumours spread over its instant messaging platform, WhatsApp, which had promised to take what...
With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

Responding to Government of India missive asking it to take urgent steps to contain the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages” through its platform,...
Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Facebook trying to restore public trust after data leak The data leakage of Indian Facebook users was once again raised during US congressional hearing on...

‘Hindus shouldn’t allow Muslims into their homes’: BJP’s Alwar MLA BL Singhal

Banwari Lal Singhal, BJP MLA from Alwar in Rajasthan says Hindu families shouldn’t let Muslims into their homes, accuses Meo Muslims of promoting love...
US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

The Trump administration wants all US visa applicants to furnish five years of their social media history, usernames, email addresses and phone numbers, for...
After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet u-turn

After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet...

As the Congress and BJP continued to trade charges on unauthorised leak of data of users of their apps, the Congress pulled down its...
Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Muddapanellists grapple with new reality, wonder at Zuckerberg’s latest foray into scandal and controversy even as more and more reports of poll fixing tumble...
Facebook-With-Narendra-Modi

Cambridge Analytica’s India connection: IT Minister Prasad accuses Congress of links with the firm

Reacting swiftly to Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari's statement calling for investigation by Election Commission to see if any political party had links with disgraced...
IAF Officer Allegedly Led Into Honey trap, Blackmailed Into Leaking Classified Information

IAF Officer Allegedly Led Into Honey trap, Blackmailed Into Leaking Classified Information

Indian Air Force intelligence wing has held an Indian Air Force (IAF) Group Captain posted at Air Headquarters in Delhi for allegedly being honey-trapped...

‘Good Morning’ messages in India cluttering smartphones, filling up Internet

A Wall Street Journal report pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also plays a major role in creating the increasing jam in World...
Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies for digital propaganda in 2014 polls?

Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies for digital propaganda in 2014 polls?

~By Shelley Kasli A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create troll armies for governments around the world including...
humans of Hindutva

Faced with death threats, administrator to delete popular Humans of Hindutva FB page

The administrator, who has requested anonymity, claims he was receiving death threats over posts on the account that parodied activities of right-wing forces  Trolls and...
zaira-wasim

Actress Zaira Wasim sexually harassed on board Air Vistara flight

In another shameful incident, actress Zaira Wasim, who played important roles in Dangal and Secret Superstar films, became the victim of sexual harassment in...
Randi Zuckerberg

Alaska Airlines suspends travel privilege for harassing Zuckerburg’s sister

In a swift move against a passenger allegedly involved in sexual harassment of Randi Zuckerburg, sister of Face book founder Mark Zuckerburg, the US...
CSIR scientist in trouble for uploading photos of Jagannath Temple interiors on Facebook

CSIR scientist in trouble for uploading photos of Jagannath Temple interiors on Facebook

Devotees are prohibited by law from clicking pictures inside the shrine; judicial commission on reforms for the temple has sought a report on the...
Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

No official explanation was given by Facebook Inc. for the temporary outage of its messaging service; company said it was examining the cause of...
Facebook begins news subscription trials, only for Android users

Facebook begins news subscription trials, only for Android users

Ten publishers including Washington Post and The Economist sign up for trial but major publishers like Dow Jones, NYT opt out Facebook Inc said on Thursday that...

Deoband’s absurd fatwa: posting photos on social media un-Islamic

Darul Uloom Deoband, India’s largest Islamic seminary, says Muslims – men and women alike – should not post their pictures on social media sites An...
After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

The new feature is already made available in Android phones and Apple iPhones, and can be accessed in the updated version of WhatsApp. Modifying its...
Harshita Dahiya

Haryana singer Harshita shot dead, sister says “my husband did it”

Harshita Dahiya, a popular folk singer, was shot six times by unidentified assailants while she was returning from a performance in Panipat’s Chamrara village A...
Myanmar army chief downplays exodus, says Rohingya Muslims not native

Myanmar army chief downplays exodus, says Rohingya Muslims not native

The army chief, the most powerful person in the Buddhist-majority country, stated his uncompromising stance towards the Rohingya Muslims. Downplaying the ongoing Rohingya crisis and...
Mark Zuckerberg

FB to turn over details of 3000 Russian election-interference ads to US Congress today

Congressional investigators are looking into alleged Russian involvement in 2016 US presidential election Facebook Inc. is set to turn over, on Monday, to the U.S. Congress...

Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump’s bias claims; regrets ridiculing ‘fake news’ concerns

Zuckerberg’s response came following United States President Donald Trump’s recent claims accusing Facebook of bias. Despite its massive revenue gains, Facebook has been facing heat...
DU Professor Booked For Posting ‘Objectionable Remarks’ On Goddess Durga in Facebook

DU Professor Booked For Posting ‘Objectionable Remarks’ On Goddess Durga in Facebook

FIR was registered against the professor by the right-wing teacher’s body NDTF An assistant professor of Delhi University’s Dyal Singh College has evoked a...
Zuckerberg

Will disclose over 3k ads purchased by Kremlin-connected agency: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

While human oversight of all of Facebook is impossible, says Zuckerberg, any embedded algorithm can always be gamed In the face of criticism regarding Russia’s...
Is Facebook suspending accounts of activists demanding justice for Rohingyas?

Is Facebook suspending accounts of activists demanding justice for Rohingyas?

Some activists claim that their accounts on the website were suspended after they posted material documenting ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar San Francisco/New Delhi:...
Facebook won’t allow advertisers to target groups identified by self-reported information

Facebook won’t allow advertisers to target groups identified by self-reported information

~By Daniel Golden The decision comes in the wake of a ProPublica report that established how advertisers directed pitches to 2300 people interested in anti-Semitic...
Dubai-based Indian bizman turns to Facebook to seek long lost Lankan kin

Dubai-based Indian bizman turns to Facebook to seek long lost Lankan kin

-By Zenifer Khaleel KH Wahabuddin (67) hopes he can find closure to his late mother’s case of lifelong suffering following her alleged abduction at the...
Facebook

FB issues new guidelines for content creators, prohibits inflammatory material

New standards and guidelines to help content creators ethically earn money through the social media network In a bid to stop fraudulent business practices as...

Facebook launches “lite” version of its Messenger app

In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are slow, Facebook on Thursday rolled out the “lite” version of its...
Google

Google acquires Indian startup focussing on AI and ML tools

Halli Labs to join Goggle’s Next Billion Users The global internet giant Google has acquired Halli Labs, a four-months-old startup based in  Bengaluru that...

Minor’s FB post flares communal tension in Uttarakhand

A minor boy, whose offensive Facebook post on Kedarnath Shrine triggered communal violence in Uttarakhand’s Satpauli town, will likely be produced before a juvenile...
Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

Mamata blames Centre for failure of law and order in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the Centre for the current state of chaos in North 24 Parganas and Darjeeling. At a...
FB BRASS PLEDGE NEW DEFENCE AGAINST TERROR

FB brass pledge new defence against terror

San Francisco: Facebook, Inc has said that it has 1.94 billion monthly active users worldwide and wants to be “a hostile place for terrorists.” Criticised by...

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