From Delhi to Mumbai, police officials scramble to save man showing 'suicidal activity' on Facebook

Facebook feared that any direct contact with the man could drive him to expedite his suicide plans, officials said.

published on : 10th August 2020

Play ShareChat videos in WhatsApp soon on iOS, Android

Spotted first by WABetaInfo that tracks WhatsApp updates in Beta vesrions, the support for the ShareChat video service is now available in the latest WhatsApp Beta for iOS and Android.

published on : 7th August 2020

Facebook disrupts deceptive pro-Trump campaign from Romania

The activity originated in Romania and focused on the US, Gleicher said in announcing a series of actions against fake or deceptive accounts on the platform.

published on : 6th August 2020

Facebook, Google bet on Jio pact to tap into opportunities in India; plan to take solutions global

Zuckerberg noted that India 'should be one of the faster-growing business opportunities' for the company.

published on : 31st July 2020

Delhi court asks Facebook, Twitter to take down posts 'defaming' suspended IAS officer

The court also issued summons to the woman, social media giants Google, Facebook and Twitter Plaint in the suit and listed the matter for further hearing on August 31.

published on : 20th July 2020

Army officer moves Delhi High Court for ban on security forces personnel using Facebook

The petition, filed by Lt Col PK Choudhary urged the High Court to issue directions to the Director-General of Military Intelligence to withdraw its policy dated August 6, 2020.

published on : 14th July 2020

Facebook civil rights audit: 'Serious setbacks' mar progress

More than 900 companies have joined an advertising boycott of Facebook to protest its handling of hate speech and misinformation.

published on : 8th July 2020

Civil rights groups denounce Facebook over hate speech

Last month, Facebook announced it would begin labeling rule-breaking posts — even from politicians — going forward.

published on : 8th July 2020

BJP leader in Rajasthan held for posting obscene videos on Facebook

BJP Yuva Morcha's IT Cell in-charge of Rajsamand posted the videos after creating a Facebook page called 'Team Diya Kumari', named after the BJP MP from the district.

published on : 7th July 2020

Vietnam govt jails Facebook user for pro-democracy broadcasts

Dissidents are swiftly muzzled by Vietnam's authoritarian government, which has stepped up the persecution of critics ahead of a looming leadership transition

published on : 7th July 2020

Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been the main targets of the boycott.

published on : 3rd July 2020

Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been the main targets of the boycott.

published on : 2nd July 2020

A pinch where it hurts: Can Facebook weather the ad boycott?

In a broad sense, the current boycott, which will last at least a month, is like nothing Facebook has experienced before.

published on : 2nd July 2020

UK regulator urges new rules to rein in Google, Facebook 

Under the new rules, Facebook could also be ordered to increase its ability to operate with other social media platforms and to let consumers choose whether to receive personalised ads.

published on : 1st July 2020

Starbucks joins over 100 brands in pausing ads on Facebook for inaction over hate speech

Starbucks said that it believes in bringing communities together, both in person and online, and stand against hate speech.

published on : 29th June 2020
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