Should social media live-streaming be banned?

Facebook earlier faced flak for the live streaming of suicides on its platform from different parts of the world, including India.

published on : 24th March 2019

Fake Twitter, Facebook accounts pop up after Pramod Sawant takes over as Goa CM

Sawant already has his personal account on both social media platforms while the official Facebook and Twitter accounts of the Chief Minister's Office also continue to operate.

published on : 24th March 2019

Kiwi women don headscarves in solidarity with Muslim victims of mosques terror attack

Women have flooded Twitter, Facebook and other social media -- which played a key role in allowing the gunman to spread his message -- with their images.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Social media majors to bar election campaign in last 48 hours before polling ends

The code of ethics has been developed as a follow up to yesterday's meeting with the IAMAI and representatives of social media platforms, including Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, and TikTok etc.

published on : 20th March 2019

Facebook says no one flagged New Zealand mosque shooting livestream 

It said the gunman's live 17-minute broadcast was viewed fewer than 200 times and the first user report didn't come in until 12 minutes after it ended.

published on : 20th March 2019

Election Commission meets representatives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Google

The agenda of the meeting was to find ways to avoid misuse of social media during elections and create a mechanism for the poll panel to flag violations.

published on : 19th March 2019

Facebook scrubs 1.5 million New Zealand mosque attack videos but criticism goes viral

As the alleged gunman callously picked off his victims in Christchurch's Al Noor mosque, he live-streamed the gruesome scene on Facebook Live, whilst he killed 50.

published on : 19th March 2019

Think twice before accepting ‘friends’ on Facebook  

Most of the victims are youngsters and educated middle-aged people, they said.

published on : 18th March 2019

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes quits Facebook citing New Zealand mass shooting

Citing “hate” being transmitted on social media, Fernandes said that he will be active on Twitter.

published on : 17th March 2019

Ahead of polls, EC to meet with heads of social media platforms

The Election Commission has asked the country heads of six social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Google and others for a meeting on Tuesday.

published on : 17th March 2019
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