Commissioner’s fake FB account: Probe begins

A case in that regard was registered at the Kochi Cyber police station on Wednesday.

published on : 12th August 2022

Fraudsters create fake account of collector in Kerala

Kozhikode District Collector Narasimhugari T L Reddy is the latest bureaucrat whose fake account was made to swindle money.

published on : 8th August 2022

Govt issued 105 blocking orders to social media firms under new IT rules

94 directions to block content were issued to YouTube between December 2021 and April 2022, five to Twitter, and three each to Facebook and Instagram.

published on : 5th August 2022

‘Kerala has high-quality content creators’: Facebook India's Manish Chopra

While Instagram was trying to defuse the ire of users on the other side of the world, Director and head of partnerships at Facebook India (Meta) visited Kerala to meet Malayali influencers.

published on : 5th August 2022

Kerala's ‘secular matrimony’ via Facebook

Thiruvananthapuram-based Abhin G Ashok, who is looking for a partner with secular views, believes that it’s high time people came out of religious shackles.

published on : 4th August 2022

Facebook Anigra fraud: Kerala police pick up Nigerian from Bengaluru for duping ex-banker

A retired bank employee lost Rs 42.2 lakh after being lured to become a global distributor for a non-existent herbal product

published on : 3rd August 2022

Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns

Governments also made a record number of legal demands on 349 accounts of verified journalists or news outlets around the globe between July and December of last year — a 103% increase.

published on : 29th July 2022

Facebook parent Meta posts first revenue decline in history

Meta earned profits of $6.69 billion, or $2.46 per share, in the April-June period. That's down 36% from $10.39 billion, or $3.61 per share, in the same period a year ago. Revenue was $28.82 billion.

published on : 28th July 2022

Facebook fraudsters lure retired banker with 'herbal Viagra', dupe him of Rs 42 lakh

Fraudsters lured him by encouraging him to become a distributor for a non-existent herbal product that rhymes with Viagra.  

published on : 27th July 2022

MP man gets father murdered after hiring killer through social media

The police suspected the role of Mahesh Gupta's son in the crime as he was sleeping on the ground floor of his house while his father was shot dead on the third floor.

published on : 25th July 2022

Pakistan High Commission removes 'distorted' image of Bangladesh's national flag from Facebook page 

Bangladesh, which was known as East Pakistan, got its independence from Pakistan with crucial Indian support after the nine-month-long Liberation War in 1971.

published on : 24th July 2022

Zuckerberg, Sandberg set to be deposed in Cambridge Analytica lawsuit

Meta lawyers are reportedly looking at Facebook staff's involvement with Sandberg's foundation Lean In, and their work to help her promote her most recent book, "Option B".

published on : 23rd July 2022

Not even prima facie material with CCI to initiate probe: Facebook Inc to Delhi HC

Just because Facebook is the formal owner of WhatsApp, which is said to share its data with the parent company does not mean that it is a necessary party to the probe.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Facebook gives users new way to see all their friends' posts 

The new feature is the company's latest attempt to keep people coming back to its social network amid intensifying competition with its trendier rival TikTok.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Facebook removes Afghan media pages controlled by Taliban government

The Taliban is sanctioned as a terrorist organisation under US law and they are banned from using our services, a Meta spokesperson said.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Over 10,000 followers on social media? Celebrate, but be on guard against foreign hackers

The threat of foreign hackers came to light when a few social media influencers filed complaints that their accounts in Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other platforms had been compromised.

published on : 21st July 2022

Amazon sues admins of 10,000 Facebook groups over fake reviews

Amazon noted since 2020, it has reported more than 10,000 fake review groups to Meta, the parent company of Facebook. Meta has removed half of these groups and is investigating the others.

published on : 20th July 2022

Meta platforms in India found exposed to human rights risks due to third-party action

The report is based on an independent human rights impact assessment (HRIA) commissioned in 2019 by Meta on potential human rights risks in India and other countries related to its platforms.

published on : 16th July 2022

Kerala cyber crime department finds it tough to nab scammers with fake profiles

In most of the recent cases, fraudsters were found using bank accounts and phone numbers obtained in the names of poor illiterate villagers in various north Indian states.

published on : 11th July 2022

Youth who went to meet Facebook friend goes missing near Thiruvananthapuram

According to police, Kiran and two other friends arrived at Azhimala, 200 m away from the temple and beach, in a bus to meet the girl around 2.30 pm on Saturday

published on : 11th July 2022
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