Meta says Trump to be allowed back on Facebook, Instagram

It was not clear when or if Trump will return to the platforms, and his representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

published on : 26th January 2023

Former US president Donald Trump presses Facebook to restore his account

Trump's lawyer Scott Gast said in a letter to Facebook parent company Meta that the ban had "dramatically distorted and inhibited the public discourse."

published on : 19th January 2023

Pistol-totting FB picture from 2018 lands Kerala man in police net

A Fort Kochi resident realised this the hard way when he was recently booked under the Arms Act for posting a photograph of himself holding a pistol on Facebook in 2018.

published on : 17th January 2023

Thane woman duped of Rs 22 lakh by 'Facebook friend'

She allegedly paid him Rs 7,25,000 and also gave him jewellery worth Rs 15,42,688. When she asked him to pay her back, he began to avoid her.

published on : 13th January 2023

Meta fined 390M euros in latest European privacy crackdown

Meta also faces regulatory headaches from EU antitrust officials in Brussels flexing their muscles against tech giants: They accused the company last month of distorting competition in classified ads.

published on : 4th January 2023

Angamaly NRI, wife fall victim to online fraud, lose Rs 20 lakh

The accused then proceeded to seek financial assistance from the couple in the first week of December.

published on : 2nd January 2023

2022 in review: From IT rule tweaks to Thanos' snap at Twitter, social media hit reset

After a year of bitter confrontation with Big Tech, the government moved decisively in 2022 to tighten the rules for safety of social media users, curb toxic content, and protect citizens' data.

published on : 28th December 2022

Facebook parent Meta will pay $725 million to settle user data case

Uproar over the revelations led to a contrite Zuckerberg being grilled by U.S. lawmakers during a high-profile congressional hearing and spurred calls for people to delete their Facebook accounts.

published on : 25th December 2022

Meta purges 23 million bad pieces of content on FB, Instagram in India in Nov

Between November 1-30, Facebook received 889 reports through the Indian grievance mechanism, and the company said it provided tools for users to resolve their issues in 511 cases.

published on : 22nd December 2022

France fines Microsoft 60 million euros over advertising cookies

The company has been given three months to rectify the issue, with a potential further penalty of 60,000 euros per day overdue.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Twitter to ban users from promoting rival social platforms

Twitter had announced that the company would "no longer allow free promotion of specific social media platforms."

published on : 19th December 2022

Meta takes down Indian firm CyberRoot Risk Advisory's 40 accounts, 900 Chinese fake accounts 

The social media firm in its research has found that the global surveillance-for-hire industry continues to grow and indiscriminately target people -- including journalists, activists, and litigants.

published on : 16th December 2022

Facebook post not reliable for tracking location, says Delhi HC 

During the pandemic, it was submitted that he was in quarantine, however, his Facebook posts showed that he has been travelling 

published on : 15th December 2022

Manickam Tagore moves adjournment motion in the LS to discuss atrocious attitude of Telangana cop during Sunil Kanugolu's office raid

Revanth Reddy and Congress MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy will be speaking to the media at Telangana Bhavan in New Delhi. The party has also called for a protest at BRS Bhavan in New Delhi today.

published on : 14th December 2022

Dehradun Diary

The HC had on Wednesday heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against publishing of morphed photos via fake Facebook IDs.

published on : 9th December 2022

Oversight board slams Facebook, Instagram for special treatment of high-profile users

Content identified as breaking Meta's rules is left up on Facebook and Instagram when it is most viral and could cause harm, the board said.

published on : 6th December 2022

Teen allegedly raped in Bulandshahr

The girl was dropped near home in the evening later, her brother alleged. Prima facie, the boys and the girl know each other, Shikarpur circle officer Satyendra Singh said.

published on : 25th November 2022

EU justice commissioner to warn Twitter, Facebook to stick to rules

Under EU data protection rules and a new DSA, firms serving European web users must meet strict standards regarding dangerous content, privacy protection and the transparency of their algorithms.

published on : 24th November 2022

Meta introduces new features to make Facebook, Instagram safer for teens

Meta is also testing ways to protect teens from messaging suspicious adults that they are not connected to.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Meta rolls out new privacy features to prevent ‘sextortion’ cases

As of Monday, any U.S. user under the age of 16 will be "defaulted into more private settings when they join Facebook," the report said.

published on : 21st November 2022
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