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Facebook releases maps to help fight disease outbreak

Public health officials often have challenges predicting where disease outbreaks, like malaria or cholera, will strike.

published on : 21st May 2019

Two arrested in Punjab for live streaming of voting on Facebook

Kalia uploaded his video of casting vote at booth number 150 in the Kharar segment of the Sri Anandpur Sahib Constituency on Facebook Live.

published on : 20th May 2019

Over 900 posts taken down from social media platforms during Lok Sabha polls

Of the 650 posts taken down by Facebook, 482 were political messages posted during the "silence period".

published on : 19th May 2019

Facebook building its cryptocurrency in Switzerland: Report

The Facebook cyrptocurrency would be tied to the US dollar and could, therefore, remain stable unlike Bitcoin which has crashed, according to a CNET report.

published on : 19th May 2019

BJP spends Rs 17 crore on Google platforms for political ads, Congress Rs 2.71 crore

According to Facebook's Ad Library Report, there were 1.21 lakh political ads with a total spending of more than Rs 26.5 crore between February and May 15 this year.

published on : 19th May 2019

No benefit in breaking up Facebook: COO Sheryl Sandberg

Several US Senators have called for breaking up the social network amid repeated data breaches and privacy violations on the platform.

published on : 18th May 2019

Man, family reunite after 4 decades, thanks to Facebook

As years passed by, Mohammad’s son and two daughters got married. Even his grandchildren are now married. But the family missed Mohammad at their weddings and all other joyous occasions.

published on : 17th May 2019

'Cyber Warriors' sway Lok Sabha elections

Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress have thrown armies of "cyber warriors" into a bitter social media war for the six weeks of voting that ends Sunday.

published on : 16th May 2019

Oops! Canadian fugitive caught after Facebook location reveal

Jessie Dean Kowalchuk, 27, was wanted in westernmost British Columbia province for violating his probation related to three separate crimes in 2015.

published on : 16th May 2019

Facebook introduces new rules for live streaming after Christchurch shooting

In a blog post published on Tuesday, Facebook announced that it will temporarily restrict users from using its live feature if they break its "most serious policies".

published on : 15th May 2019

Facebook raises minimum wage of contractors to up to USD 20 per hour

The US-based company had drawn flak after reports of contract workers facing tough work conditions and getting low compensation came out.

published on : 14th May 2019

Israeli NSO group hacks Whatsapp, injects malicious surveillance software

A call comes from an unknown number and gets deleted automatically.

published on : 14th May 2019

Have to seriously take look at breaking up Facebook: Kamala Harris

Earlier, another Democratic 2020 candidate, Senator Elizabeth Warren had also stressed upon the possibility of breaking up Facebook.

published on : 13th May 2019

Instagram testing new stickers with song lyrics

Details about what exact region is the app testing the feature in remains unclear as of now. Information about its public availability also remains undisclosed.

published on : 12th May 2019

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call to break up Facebook

In an interview with French broadcaster France 2, Zuckerberg dismissed the claim made by his long-time friend and Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes that it is time to break up Facebook

published on : 12th May 2019
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