Mark Zuckerberg

Australia to amend laws to make Google and Facebook pay for news

The conservative government hopes to enact the so-called News Media Bargaining Code before the current session of Parliament ends on February 25.

published on : 16th February 2021

Racists believe they are beyond reach, act: English football leaders tell Facebook, Twitter heads

The officials ask for messages to be filtered and those containing racist and discriminatory material be blocked from being posted.

published on : 12th February 2021

EXPLAINER: What is Clubhouse, the buzzy new audio chat app?

Conversations can be intimate, like a phone call, or might include thousands of people listening to a talk by boldface names, like a conference or stage interview.

published on : 11th February 2021

Facebook bans Trump 'indefinitely', YouTube removes videos from US President's channel

Zuckerberg said on his Facebook page that the ban, which was announced Wednesday for 24 hours, was extended because of Trump's "use of our platform to incite violent insurrection."

published on : 7th January 2021

Zuckerberg calls India very special country, looks to push WhatsApp payments services deeper

Following the NPCI approval, WhatsApp has started its payments service in the country in a 'graded' manner, starting with a maximum registered user base of 20 million in UPI.

published on : 15th December 2020

TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's 'biased attitude' towards BJP

TMC leader and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien accused Facebook of favouring the saffron party and raised concerns about its 'role' during the 2014 and 2019 general elections.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Have had serious concerns about Facebook's role during 2014, 2019 elections: TMC writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Party MP Derek O'Brien, who has written the letter to Zuckerberg also makes a reference to an earlier meeting between the two, where some of these concerns were raised.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Facebook staff abused PM, senior ministers: Ravi Shankar Prasad in letter to Mark Zuckerberg

The letter has emerged at a time when the social media platform is in the middle of a raging controversy and has received flak for being biased towards the ruling BJP

published on : 1st September 2020

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

2018: When the internet cost people their privacy and even their lives 

A round-up of this year's some of the biggest data breaches and misinformation sources that questioned an individual's privacy and even at times threatened human life. 

published on : 31st December 2018

Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said engineers discovered the breach on Tuesday, and patched it on Thursday night.

published on : 28th September 2018

Instagram co-founders' exit hit Facebook shares

Facebook stock is currently down about 6 percent this year, after six years of stellar gains.

published on : 25th September 2018

Facebook stops misinformation campaigns tied to Iran, Russia 

The Facebook investigation was prompted by a tip from cybersecurity firm FireEye regarding a collection of "Liberty Front Press" pages at the social network and other online services.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Google to take action if apps violate its policies

Responding to a study that found nearly 60 per cent of free Andorid apps used by children potentially violate a federal law, Google has said that it will take action.

published on : 18th April 2018

EU senses Facebook scandal shifts privacy tide in its favour

European Union will introduce tough new data protection rules next month, which Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg himself has welcomed in the face of the latest scandals. 

published on : 14th April 2018
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