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Hotstar's chief Ajit Mohan to be Facebook India's head

Hotstar's chief Ajit Mohan to be Facebook India's head

Ajit Mohan will take up the role of managing director and vice-president of Facebook India. 

Sep 24, 2018, 22:56 PM IST
WhatsApp appoints grievance officer for India, but in the US

WhatsApp appoints grievance officer for India, but in the US

Sources in the IT ministry reveal the government has taken a grim view of the decision to station the grievance officer in the US. Cyber security experts largely call it a cosmetic move.

Sep 24, 2018, 19:06 PM IST
Happy Daughter's Day: Best SMS, Whatsapp and Facebook messages for your girl

Happy Daughter's Day: Best SMS, Whatsapp and Facebook messages for your girl

Check out the messages 

Sep 23, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
Facebook dating app now in testing phase

Facebook dating app now in testing phase

Company CEO Mark Zuckerberg originally announced the app at Facebook F8 keynote, popularly called F8 developer conference in San Jose, California in May 2018.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Facebook faces lawsuit for hiding job ads from women

Facebook faces lawsuit for hiding job ads from women

Facebook requires users to identify their sex in the binary categories of male or female in order to even open an account.

Sep 19, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
India keen to be data analysis hub but will not tolerate data misuse: Prasad

India keen to be data analysis hub but will not tolerate data misuse: Prasad

The IT ministry is in the process of seeking suggestions and feedback from the general public on the draft Bill, and is learnt to be keen on introducing it in the ensuing winter session of Parliament.

Sep 18, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Facebook expanding fact-checking for photos and videos

Facebook expanding fact-checking for photos and videos

Facebook has built a machine learning model that uses various engagement signals, including feedback from people to identify potentially false content.

Sep 14, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Facebook new AI-tool to identify offensive memes

Facebook new AI-tool to identify offensive memes

Further, Facebook is also continuing to invest in extending the text recognition model for the wide number of languages used on its global platform.

Sep 12, 2018, 14:27 PM IST
JioPhone users get Whatsapp access: Here's how to download it

JioPhone users get Whatsapp access: Here's how to download it

To get started, JioPhone users only need to verify their phone number and then they can begin chatting with other WhatsApp users, one-on-one or in groups.

Sep 11, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
JioPhone users get Whatsapp access

JioPhone users get Whatsapp access

JioPhone users can record and send voice messages on Whatsapp.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Congress withdraws letter asking ticket aspirants to be active on social media

Madhya Pradesh Congress withdraws letter asking ticket aspirants to be active on social media

In a letter on September 3, the party had said the aspirants should have a Facebook page with 15,000 likes, Twitter account with 5,000 followers and WhatsApp group of booth workers in their neighbourhood.

Sep 08, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
In India, Facebook`s $980 million revenue success shakes Google

In India, Facebook`s $980 million revenue success shakes Google

Google was alarmed to learn that Facebook Inc was likely to generate about $980 million in revenue in the country in 2018.

 

Sep 04, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
Some Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram users face temporary outage

Some Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram users face temporary outage

Facebook Inc on Monday said a technical problem prevented some users from accessing and posting on the social network as well as messaging app Whatsapp and Instagram, and it had mostly fixed the issue.

Sep 04, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Facebook bans Myanmar army chief and other military-linked pages, admits being  'too slow' to address hate speech

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief and other military-linked pages, admits being 'too slow' to address hate speech

Facebook said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of "hate and misinformation" after reviewing the content.

Aug 28, 2018, 13:19 PM IST
Myanmar generals must face genocide charges: UN panel

Myanmar generals must face genocide charges: UN panel

The UN report said the military action, which included the torching of villages, was "grossly disproportionate to actual security threats".

Aug 27, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
myPersonality app misused 4 million users' personal data, removed from Facebook

myPersonality app misused 4 million users' personal data, removed from Facebook

Facebook said it would notify those who were affected.

Aug 23, 2018, 09:45 AM IST
Facebook deletes 652 fake accounts from Iran and Russia ahead of US midterm polls

Facebook deletes 652 fake accounts from Iran and Russia ahead of US midterm polls

According to Facebook, some of the fake Pages, groups and accounts originated in Iran and some in Russia.

Aug 22, 2018, 10:26 AM IST
Facebook, Twitter remove pages promoting Iranian propaganda

Facebook, Twitter remove pages promoting Iranian propaganda

Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that they each removed about 300 accounts, mostly originating in Iran, that were found to be engaged in coordinated "inauthentic behaviour."

Aug 22, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Trump says it is 'dangerous' for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

Trump says it is 'dangerous' for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

Trump has made his Twitter account an integral and controversial part of his presidency, using it to promote his agenda, announce policy and attack critics.

Aug 21, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Bihar central university professor allegedly thrashed for Facebook post critical of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Bihar central university professor allegedly thrashed for Facebook post critical of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Professor Sanjay Kumar of Mahatma Gandhi Central University in Motihari had shared a post on Facebook which was critical of the veteran leader.

Aug 18, 2018, 10:22 AM IST

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