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Facebook Live will have closed captions for hearing-impaired users

Facebook Live will have closed captions for hearing-impaired users

In a bid to make Facebook accessible to all, the social networking giant has allowed publishers to include closed captions (one of a series of subtitles) in Facebook Live, helping people who are hearing impaired to experience live videos.

Jun 07, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Govt blocks two websites, Facebook pages of ISIS propaganda

Govt blocks two websites, Facebook pages of ISIS propaganda

Government on Wednesday ordered banning of two websites and some pages on social networking site Facebook after it was found that they contained material detrimental to the country's sovereignty.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Social groups effective in disseminating information on Facebook

 Not just popular opinion leaders but even a single individual who is part of a social group on Facebook can spread information to others just as effectively or more, US researchers have revealed.

Oct 07, 2015, 15:41 PM IST
Facebook business pages closer to becoming online shops

Facebook business pages closer to becoming online shops

Facebook pages moved closer to replacing small business websites Tuesday, announcing features designed to make it easier for shops to hawk their wares.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:54 AM IST
Facebook's new feature now lets you clean up news feeds better

Facebook's new feature now lets you clean up news feeds better

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Nov 08, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Facebook launches bookmarking feature 'Save'

Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for places, events, movies, TV shows, and music to a list where they can view them later.

Jul 27, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

Facebook to penalize pages asking for likes, shares

Facebook is reportedly planning to punish pages that bait users into liking and sharing content, the company has said.

Apr 11, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Kiwi Facebook pages operating as black-market for consumer goods

The New Zealand police has reportedly uncovered a string of Kiwi Facebook pages which operate as a black-market for stolen-to-order consumer goods including car parts and firearms.

Sep 28, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans

The US State Department was under fire for spending USD 630,000 to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.

Jul 04, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Bangladesh blocks 12 internet blogs, Facebook pages

Bangladesh Wednesday shut down 12 blogs and Facebook pages alleging "malicious publicity" by suspected Islamists.

Feb 20, 2013, 22:47 PM IST

Bangladesh blocks Facebook pages for ‘blasphemy`

A Bangladesh court has ordered authorities to shut down five Facebook pages and a website for insulting Prophet Mohammed.

Mar 22, 2012, 11:52 AM IST