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Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts
Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts

Facebook has said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages.

 

Narendra Modi world's most followed leader on Instagram, surpasses Donald Trump
Narendra Modi world's most followed leader on Instagram, surpasses Donald Trump

With 6.8 million followers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the world`s most followed leader on Facebook`s photo-sharing app Instagram, a new study revealed on Wednesday.

Now, Aircel subscribers can enjoy free incoming calls on national roaming
Now, Aircel subscribers can enjoy free incoming calls on national roaming

Customers need to dial in *121*909# to activate free incoming calls while roaming on Aircel networks.

Facebook adds group payments to Messenger
Facebook adds group payments to Messenger

Available on Android and desktop as of now, the group payments is live in the US since Tuesday.

Microsoft bids farewell to Windows Vista
Microsoft bids farewell to Windows Vista

The users of Windows Vista will have to move to a more recent version of Windows to remain secure.

BSNL offers up to 300GB Data per month, free night calls at just Rs 249 – Know full tariff details
BSNL offers up to 300GB Data per month, free night calls at just Rs 249 – Know full tariff details

BSNL has launched the BB Unlimited 249 plan in which customers can download upto 300 GB data every month by paying just Rs 249 monthly.

Can Reliance Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer benefits be clubbed with Jio Summer Surprise offer? Know
Can Reliance Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer benefits be clubbed with Jio Summer Surprise offer? Know

Have you already availed Jio Summer Surprise offer? Know what you can do.

Reliance Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer: What is the validity of the scheme?
Reliance Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan offer: What is the validity of the scheme?

The offer, named as Dhan Dhana Dhan, is limited to one recharge only and not available along with Jio Summer Surprise offer.

Facebook's EU regulator says close to deal on sharing of WhatsApp data

Facebook`s European regulator said it hoped to reach a deal in the coming months with the U.S. company to allow it to use data gleaned from the WhatsApp messaging service it acquired in 2014.

Reliance Jio to bring new tariff packs, more exciting offers soon
Reliance Jio to bring new tariff packs, more exciting offers soon

Reliance Jio has now taken off its Summer Surprise Offer from its official website.

Google Doodle honours famous Indian artist Jamini Roy
Google Doodle honours famous Indian artist Jamini Roy

One of the most significant early artists in India, Jamini Roy portrayed rural scenario, ordinary people, animals and folk cults of the time and place.

India among fastest growing advertiser base for Facebook
India among fastest growing advertiser base for Facebook

Social networking giant Facebook Monday said the number of advertisers on its platform has crossed the five million-mark with India featuring among the fastest growing markets.

Web needs rethink to stop 'nasty' ideas spreading, says its creator

The World Wide Web needs a complete rethink to prevent spying and the spread of "nasty, mean ideas" on social media websites, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, said on Monday.

Social media ad unable to appeal 20-45 years age group: Report
Social media ad unable to appeal 20-45 years age group: Report

As per the findings of the global media and advertising research firm, social media drives better reach and brand impact among 15-19 age group.

Reliance Jio: Know what to do if you don't get confirmation message after recharging
Reliance Jio: Know what to do if you don't get confirmation message after recharging

If you don't get confirmation message after recharging you can either you can check it manually.

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise Offer to end anytime: Here's what you can do
Reliance Jio Summer Surprise Offer to end anytime: Here's what you can do

Know what you can do before the Summer Surprise Offer officially ends.

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise offer withdrawal: Change.org petition for affordable net gets close to 75,000 signatures
Reliance Jio Summer Surprise offer withdrawal: Change.org petition for affordable net gets close to 75,000 signatures

At the time of filing the story, the petition got 74,703 signatures and was only short of 297 more signatures to reach 75,000.

Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace
Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace

In a tough challenge to team collaboration tool Slack, Facebook has announced to offer a version of Workplace for free.
 

Google adds 'fact check' to global search results
Google adds 'fact check' to global search results

The new tags, to be used in all languages for users worldwide, will use third-party fact-checkers to indicate whether news items are true, false or somewhere in-between.

Flipkart to re-enter grocery segment
Flipkart to re-enter grocery segment

This will be the second attempt into the grocery segment for the Bengaluru-based firm.

India's Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020: Report

The average data consumption is projected to reach 7-10 GB per user per month by 2020.

Reliance Jio complementary offer not in sync with regulations: TRAI
Reliance Jio complementary offer not in sync with regulations: TRAI

The regulator yesterday asked Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio to withdraw the three-month 'complimentary' offer of unlimited data usage and free calls on payment of a minimum Rs 303.

Reliance Jio Summer Surprise Offer: Know who will be eligible for three-month complimentary benefits
Reliance Jio Summer Surprise Offer: Know who will be eligible for three-month complimentary benefits

Know if you are eligible for three-month complimentary offer of unlimited data usage and free calls under Jio Summer Surprise offer.

Facebook launches tool to help users spot false news
Facebook launches tool to help users spot false news

Clicking on it takes you to tips and other information on how to spot false news and what to do about it.

Vodafone offers free incoming call on international roaming at Rs 500/day
Vodafone offers free incoming call on international roaming at Rs 500/day

In the countries where Vodafone operates, the customer will get 1 megabyte of mobile internet for Re 1 which implies 1GB of data will cost them Rs 1,024.

Twitter Lite launched in India
Twitter Lite launched in India

Twitter today launched a lighter version of its platform -- Twitter Lite -- in India.

Reliance Jio will continue to remain disruptive: Jefferies
Reliance Jio will continue to remain disruptive: Jefferies

With 72 million subscribers enrolling for prime membership till March 31, Reliance Jio will remain disruptive given its aspirations, investment banking firm.

Facebook leads consortium to counter fake news
Facebook leads consortium to counter fake news

To ensure the news that internet users get is not fake, Facebook is leading a consortium that is pouring $14 million into the creation of a News Integrity Initiative.

Soon, share multiple contacts on WhatsApp at one go
Soon, share multiple contacts on WhatsApp at one go

The new feature is currently in Beta stage and if you want to try it out, you will have to log on to Google play and try it as a Beta tester.

YouTube unveils India mobile app for spotty Internet signals
YouTube unveils India mobile app for spotty Internet signals

Alphabet Inc`s Google said on Tuesday it would roll out a mobile YouTube application designed for India, boosting the search company`s presence in a burgeoning market with spotty Internet access.