Facebook's Internet.org attracts 8 lakh users in India

Social media giant Facebook has garnered 8 lakh users in India for its Internet.Org initiative that has been in the thick of the net neutrality controversy.

Shamed on Facebook, ''racist'' Israeli clerk kills self

 An Israeli immigration clerk recently committed suicide reportedly after he was shamed on Facebook for his alleged racist behaviour, media said.

Instagram 'highlights' to bring best pics for you
Instagram 'highlights' to bring best pics for you

In a recent development, Instagram started sending an email digest called 'Highlights' featuring a few of the posts from people you follow.

UN slams Nauru for Facebook ban, stifling dissent

The United Nations on Monday criticised the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru for blocking access to the Internet, including Facebook, and urged it to reverse a clampdown on freedom of speech.

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party changes its logo
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party changes its logo

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has changed its logo weeks after it was asked by one of its volunteers to stop using the same.

What your Facebook updates say about you!
What your Facebook updates say about you!

Can your Facebook updates reveal your personality? Well, a recent research says yes!

Facebook still favourite with most global brands: Study
Facebook still favourite with most global brands: Study

 Majority of global brands still prefer Facebook over other platforms, reveals a new study.

Frenchman posts art, Facebook cries nudity
Frenchman posts art, Facebook cries nudity

Facebook has removed the profile of a French art lover after he posted on his page a painting that the social networking site termed 'nude'.

Probe on-the-run Goa lawmaker's Facebook photo change: Congress

The Congress has asked the police to trace convicted former Goa minister Francisco Pacheco, who has been dodging arrest for nearly a month-and-a-half, after he changed his Facebook profile photograph.

Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations

Russia`s media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian Internet laws and a spokesman said on Thursday they risk being blocked if they do not comply with the rules.

Now interact with law commission on Twitter, Facebook

The law commission which advises government on complex legal issues on Thursday forayed into the social media domain to help people interact with it directly on issues concerning framing of laws.

Free video calling in Facebook's Messenger now available worldwide
Free video calling in Facebook's Messenger now available worldwide

Internet search giant Facebook added a free video calling feature to its Messenger app last month.  

Indian, US, German rights groups say Internet.org threatens net neutrality
Indian, US, German rights groups say Internet.org threatens net neutrality

About 60 digital rights groupsfrom several nations across the globe, including India, the U.S., the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Austria and others, have criticized Facebook's Internet.org initiative, saying that it undermines net neutrality.

Ritesh Sidhwani's Facebook account hacked

Producer Ritesh Sidhwani has revealed that his Facebook account has been hacked and some random messages were sent from his social networking page.

Israel jails Palestinian over incitement on Facebook

 An Israeli court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian from east Jerusalem to eight months in prison for "inciting to violence or terror" on his Facebook page.

Games on Facebook Messenger very soon
Games on Facebook Messenger very soon

You may soon be able to play games over Facebook Messenger. According to reports, Facebook is already in talks with developers for creating games for Messenger.

Facebook considering business-to-consumer chat for WhatsApp
Facebook considering business-to-consumer chat for WhatsApp

Social networking giant Facebook is considering to let businesses interact with users of WhatsApp via live chats and alerts.

Facebook 'fire challenge' faces criticism
Facebook 'fire challenge' faces criticism

While the Ice Bucket Challenge drew its fair share of criticism in the past, now a 'fire challenge' is turning out a headache for parents.

Class 10 student raped in Ghaziabad by 'Facebook friend'

A class 10 student was allegedly raped by a boy who she befriended on Facebook at Sihanigate area here, following which the accused was arrested, police said on Sunday.

Special: Meet two inspiring young women Prerna Pratham Singh, Chaitali

Meet Prerna Pratham Singh, an ordinary girl with extra ordinary guts! She received offensive texts from a man named Raushan Kumar on Facebook, but instead of ignoring it she decided to respond in a way that he will never forget!