HC declines to order direct linking of Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp accounts with Aadhaar, PAN

It, however, told the government to keep in mind that identity data of genuine account holders was also at stake and a "proper balance" has to be struck by it while taking a decision on the issue.

published on : 9th December 2019

Vijayawada reunion:12-year separation ends as Bhavani meets biological parents

Bhavani said she would keep visiting her adoptive parents frequently.“I have never expected to see this day. I have missed my family all these years. Both are equally dear to me.," she added.

published on : 9th December 2019

Vijayawada reunion: Bhavani's stepfamily demand DNA tests before handing her over to biological parents

Jaya landed in Patamata Police Station demanding that Bhavani be handed over to Madhava Rao and Varalakshmi only after it was ascertained that they are the biological parents of the girl.

published on : 8th December 2019

Vijayawada man takes Facebook help to reunite missing girl with family after 15 years

The girl, Kodipetla Bhavani, went to Vamseedhar’s house at Patamata in the city seeking a job as domestic help, but her destiny had other plans.

published on : 8th December 2019

Filmmaker Daniel Shravan asks women to carry condoms to avoid rape, netizens rip into him 

Even as the whole nation is fighting for stricter laws to punish rapists, the Telugu filmmaker says "legalising rape without violence" is the only way women can be saved from murder. 

published on : 4th December 2019

Facebook removes Conservative Party ad with BBC presenters

The BBC had complained about the ad last week, arguing material involving some of its well-known presenters was taken out of context.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Malicious 3rd party apps leak personal data from Facebook, Twitter

Twitter said the breach has not happened due to a vulnerability in Twitter's software, but rather the 'lack of isolation between SDKs within an application'.

published on : 29th November 2019

Facebook buys maker of hit VR game 'Beat Saber'

Oculus, which makes Rift and Quest VR headgear, did not disclose financial terms of the deal to acquire Prague-based Beat Games.

published on : 27th November 2019

Facebook, T-Hub empower 10 AI-driven Indian startups

Furthermore, the start-ups got access to T-Hub’s ecosystem of mentors, corporates and industry network.

published on : 27th November 2019

Facebook, Instagram to block under-18 from seeing sexual content

As part of the policy change, the social networking giant will bar several types of sexually explicit content for users across the globe.

published on : 25th November 2019

WhatsApp to invest Rs 1.79 crores into Indian startup ecosystem

The investment will provide 500 startups approved by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DPIIT) with USD 500 each of Facebook ad credits.

published on : 25th November 2019

Social media is now a space of brevity, says Shashi Tharoor

Humourlessness of those in authority and their desire to silence dissenting voices might extend their reach to ideograms and GIFs soon, said Shashi Tharoor, MP, on Saturday.

published on : 24th November 2019

Google, Facebook business models threat to human rights: Amnesty report

The business model is 'inherently incompatible with the right to privacy,' Amnesty contended.

published on : 22nd November 2019

AMU professor, husband booked for sharing 'controversial' Facebook post on Kashmir

The complaint was lodged by one Ashok Pandey, a Hindu Mahasabha leader who claimed to have found their posts ‘inappropriate.’

published on : 20th November 2019

Most anti-vaccine ads on Facebook funded by just two organisations: Study

Researchers, including those from the University of Maryland in the US, found that a small group of anti-vaccine ad buyers has successfully leveraged Facebook to reach targeted audiences.

published on : 19th November 2019
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