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Fake news proving deadly in India: BBC Investigative Report

The BBC has been working to combat the issue of fake news through initiatives such as 'BBC Reality Check', a political discourse fact-checking service.

published on : 24th June 2018

As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect

Manon maintains her Facebook account to be able to stay in touch with the large number of users on the huge social network and as a "gateway" to log into other apps.

published on : 24th June 2018

Facebook expands fact-checking initiative

In India, Facebook already is in partnership with a Mumbai-based fact-checking organisation called 'Boom'.They are trying to focus on the underdeveloped countries, too.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos

Facebook's fact-checking efforts are now in place in 14 countries, with more to be added this year, using independent partners to verify information.

published on : 21st June 2018

Facebook may launch a new feature: Pay to join a group

As of now, Facebook will not get money out of the membership now.

published on : 21st June 2018

Facebook will redirect opioid buyers to crisis helpline

The company has worked with a policy team to introduce the new step towards combating drug abuse, Engadget reported.

published on : 21st June 2018

Facebook testing subscriptions for private groups

Parenting, cooking and home cleaning private groups on the social networking platform will be the first ones to access the new feature as part of a pilot programme.

published on : 21st June 2018

BJP leader S Ve Shekher, who shared derogatory comment against women journalists on Facebook, gets bail 

The BJP leader had shared a Facebook post claiming women journalists compromise themselves.

published on : 20th June 2018

Kerala: Law student thrashes flasher at Kanhangad railway station

A law graduate’s Facebook post has gone viral where she claimed she thrashed a man for flashing at her at Kanhangad railway station.

published on : 19th June 2018

Facebook not to show weapon accessory ads to users under 18: Report 

The social network currently bans advertisements for the sale of weapons and modifications, like magazines.

published on : 17th June 2018

Facebook launches blood donations centre for 217 mn Indian users

People who visit "Blood Donations centre" on Facebook can also sign up to be a blood donor and get notified directly when there is a need for blood nearby.

published on : 14th June 2018

Facebook launches "Memories" for you to rekindle

The page will include posts and photos, friends you have made and major life events over the years.

published on : 12th June 2018

Bengaluru: Woman’s travel update on Facebook invited burglars home

A resident of RT Nagar, who had posted details of a trip she was taking out of the city on Facebook, returned to find her house ransacked with her jewelery, cash and a two-wheeler missing.

published on : 12th June 2018

Bengaluru: After tiff over Facebook use, couple commits suicide

Preliminary investigation revealed that the husband was upset as his wife would be busy with Facebook most of the time and she was not paying attention to the family.

published on : 12th June 2018

WhatsApp sharing limited data with Facebook on payment feature

WhatsApp on its website said that when a user makes a payment, the mobile messaging app creates the necessary connection between the sender and recipient of the payment, using Facebook infrastructure.

published on : 11th June 2018
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