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

Facebook's in-app 'photos only' mode under testing

The feature, named 'popular photos', affixes an endless scroll of algorithmically selected images from friends beneath the full-screen view of a photo opened from the newsfeed.

published on : 17th November 2019

India second to US in requesting Facebook for users' data, says report

The US government sent Facebook total 50,741 requests about users' data in the same period.

published on : 15th November 2019

Facebook says AI getting better at spying unwanted content

Facebook has more than 35,000 people working on safety and security, and spends billions of dollars annually on that mission, according to Zuckerberg.

published on : 14th November 2019

Facebook nixes billions of fake accounts

The detailed report also showed that government demands for user information hit a new high led by the US.

published on : 14th November 2019
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