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Facebook tightens noose around fake accounts

Facebook tightens noose around fake accounts

Facebook introduced two-factor authentication for page administrators in order to determine fake accounts.

Aug 11, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
Facebook uncovers fresh attempt to rig 2018 US elections

Facebook uncovers fresh attempt to rig 2018 US elections

Facebook said it had removed 32 pages and accounts from Facebook and Instagram, part of an effort to combat foreign meddling in U.S. elections.

Aug 01, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Facebook disables accounts of Hafiz Saeed's political party ahead of Pakistan polls: Report

Facebook disables accounts of Hafiz Saeed's political party ahead of Pakistan polls: Report

Zuckerberg had said that it was his priority to make sure his social networking website supports positive discourse and prevents interference in the upcoming elections in Pakistan, India, Brazil, Mexico and other countries.

Jul 15, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future

Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future

Facebook already has two patents titled Dynamic eye tracking calibration and Techniques for emotion detection and content delivery.

Jun 14, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Facebook kills 'trending' topics, tests breaking news label

Facebook kills 'trending' topics, tests breaking news label

When Facebook launched "trending" in 2014 as a list of headlines to the side of the main news feed, it was a straightforward move to steal users from Twitter by giving them a quick look at the most popular news of the moment. 

Jun 02, 2018, 07:56 AM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament over privacy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament over privacy

Facebook has come under scrutiny for the way it handles personal data.

May 17, 2018, 00:42 AM IST
Cambridge Analytica to shut shop after massive Facebook data leak controversy: Reports

Cambridge Analytica to shut shop after massive Facebook data leak controversy: Reports

While the company maintains it is not guilty of acquiring user data illegaly, Cambridge Analytica has reportedly issued a statement saying losing customers has forced it to shut down operations.

May 03, 2018, 07:15 AM IST
End exploitation by matrimonial sites and brokers: Kerala woman's Facebook post on matrimony goes viral

End exploitation by matrimonial sites and brokers: Kerala woman's Facebook post on matrimony goes viral

A message posted on Facebook by a Kerala woman on matrimony has gone viral on social media. 

May 02, 2018, 23:26 PM IST
Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

Zuckerberg yesterday unveiled the plans as he addressed Facebook's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California -- emphasising that the focus would be on helping people find long-term partners.

May 02, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to launch dating feature, Tinder shares plunge

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to launch dating feature, Tinder shares plunge

Facebook Inc will add features around dating and building long-term relationships on its social platform, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday at the company`s developers conference.

May 01, 2018, 23:46 PM IST
WhatsApp Business app has over 3 million users: Facebook

WhatsApp Business app has over 3 million users: Facebook

WhatsApp Business, a standalone app separate from the other version of WhatsApp used by 1.5 billion people, was launched in January for Android users in six countries including India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Britain and the US.

Apr 27, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
Ask Facebook to pledge not to allow meddling in our elections, Parliament panel demands

Ask Facebook to pledge not to allow meddling in our elections, Parliament panel demands

The parliamentary standing committee has asked the government to get an assurance from Facebook that it would not misuse the users' data to influence polls in India.

Apr 20, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Facebook begins fact-checking news in poll-bound Karnataka

Facebook begins fact-checking news in poll-bound Karnataka

Zuckerberg said Facebook will ensure that its platform is not misused to influence elections in India and elsewhere.
 

Apr 18, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
More than 87 million Facebook users' data stolen, claims ex-Cambridge Analytica employee

More than 87 million Facebook users' data stolen, claims ex-Cambridge Analytica employee

Brittany Kaiser told the parliamentary committee on Tuesday that Cambridge Analytica had a suite of personality quizzes designed to extract personal data from the social network.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:12 PM IST
Owing to his security expenses, Mark Zuckerberg's compensation jumps to $8.9 million

Owing to his security expenses, Mark Zuckerberg's compensation jumps to $8.9 million

Zuckerberg spent much of last year travelling after he pledged to visit all the U.S. states that he had not previously been to. His security expenses climbed to $7.3 million in 2017 from $4.9 million a year earlier.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg reveals his 'greatest regret' in running Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his 'greatest regret' in running Facebook

The 33-year-old CEO said Facebook was in a constant struggle to guard against Russian manipulation of the Facebook platform to influence elections in the US and elsewhere.

Apr 12, 2018, 07:26 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg repeatedly defended the company`s privacy practices, saying that users have control over their own data and decide what to share. But when asked if his data had been improperly used he replied: "Yes." He gave no further details. 

Apr 11, 2018, 21:47 PM IST
Was your Facebook data accessed by Cambridge Analytica? Check this tool to find out

Was your Facebook data accessed by Cambridge Analytica? Check this tool to find out

The latest estimate of affected users is up to 87 million.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress over data scandal: Full text of his testimony

Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress over data scandal: Full text of his testimony

Facebook is currently embroiled in a widening scandal that a British data firm called Cambridge Analytica had improperly gathered detailed Facebook information on 87 million users, up from a previous estimate of more than 50 million.

Apr 11, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Was Mark Zuckerberg ready to resign over Facebook data leak during US senate questioning?

Was Mark Zuckerberg ready to resign over Facebook data leak during US senate questioning?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees at the Capitol Hill.

Apr 11, 2018, 08:06 AM IST

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