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One held in connection in with public flogging of two men

One of the four accused persons named in the FIR for public flogging of the two men on theft charge was arrested yesterday.

Jun 06, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report

Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report

Users of the social networking site Facebook are likely to interact with a small number of news sources, despite a plethora of outlets to choose from, a new study suggests.

Mar 09, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts

Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts

Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer.

Feb 22, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
 India made 609 requests to Facebook for preserving account records

India made 609 requests to Facebook for preserving account records

Indian government agencies sent 609 requests to social networking site Facebook to preserve account records of 850 users/accounts in the first half of the year, the fourth highest after the US, Canada and Brazil.

Dec 25, 2016, 16:06 PM IST
 Facebook gets over 6,000 data requests from India in H1 2016

Facebook gets over 6,000 data requests from India in H1 2016

Social networking giant Facebook received 6,324 requests from Indian government agencies for 8,290 users/accounts in the first half of 2016.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:05 PM IST
Now 'Wave' to your 'Nearby Friends' on Facebook

Now 'Wave' to your 'Nearby Friends' on Facebook

The popular social networking site Facebook has removed the feature ' Nearby Friends' to replace it with 'Wave'.  

Dec 24, 2016, 11:55 AM IST
Facebook Messenger app gets new powerful camera

Facebook Messenger app gets new powerful camera

Facebook has launched a new and easier-to-use camera that is equipped with special effects in its Messenger app. 

Dec 16, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying

Twitter Tuesday said it was rolling out a new tool to help users filter out harassment and abusive conduct on the messaging platform.

Nov 15, 2016, 22:21 PM IST
Facebook introduces revamped Safety Center, Bullying Prevention Hub

Facebook introduces revamped Safety Center, Bullying Prevention Hub

To make the connecting and sharing experience safe for its 1.7 billion users, including 155 million in India, Facebook on Monday launched a revamped Safety Center and Bullying Prevention Hub.
 

Oct 24, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

Instagram launches 'Helpline' to help people at suicide risk

The tools, that offer options such as talk to a friend or contact a helpline, provide critical resources for people who may be thinking about self-injury.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:55 PM IST
Now, order food, buy movie tickets through Facebook

Now, order food, buy movie tickets through Facebook

Users will also be able to get quotes from businesses, buy movie tickets and book appointments at spas and salons, Facebook said in a blog post.

Oct 19, 2016, 23:14 PM IST
Facebook agrees to adopt EU's Privacy Shield data treaty

Facebook agrees to adopt EU's Privacy Shield data treaty

Social networking giant Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row, the media reported.

Oct 16, 2016, 17:04 PM IST
Facebook rolls out business software, launches pricing war

Facebook rolls out business software, launches pricing war

Facebook Inc launched a workplace version of its mobile app and website on Monday, marking the social networking company`s first foray into the hotly competitive and crowded enterprise software arena.

Oct 10, 2016, 22:47 PM IST
Heavy Facebook users cool about sharing personal information

Heavy Facebook users cool about sharing personal information

People who spend more than three hours a day on Facebook have more relaxed privacy attitudes.

Oct 05, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Facebook launches buy-and-sell 'Marketplace'

Facebook on Monday launched a new online "Marketplace" allowing members of the huge social network to buy and sell with each other.

Oct 03, 2016, 19:51 PM IST
Facebook CEO says group will not become a media company

Facebook CEO says group will not become a media company

Facebook Inc. will not become a media company, its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday, telling students the firm would remain a technology platform.

Aug 30, 2016, 06:16 AM IST
Suniel Shetty joins Twitter!

Suniel Shetty joins Twitter!

Suniel Shetty, has joined Twitter!

Aug 13, 2016, 13:22 PM IST
Facebook shuts its newsreading app 'Paper'

Facebook shuts its newsreading app 'Paper'

Paper has given way to Instant Articles that will give users a better and faster reading experience -- whether it is news, views or opinion pieces.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:52 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg took a vow to destroy Google Plus, reveals ex-Facebook employee

Mark Zuckerberg took a vow to destroy Google Plus, reveals ex-Facebook employee

In one of the most shocking revelations, a former employee of the social networking site, Facebook, has revealed that the company's CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg took a vow to destroy Google Plus when it was launched in 2011.

Jun 07, 2016, 19:42 PM IST
Facebook likely to scrap messaging in its mobile web app!

Facebook likely to scrap messaging in its mobile web app!

Social networking gaint Facebook is likely to scrap its messenging feature on its mobile web application.

Jun 04, 2016, 14:23 PM IST