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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.

 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.

 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.

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'.  

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. 

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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Suniel Shetty joins Twitter!

Suniel Shetty joins Twitter!

Suniel Shetty, has joined Twitter!

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.

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.

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.

MySpace hacked! Time Inc. confirms hacking of 360 million users info

MySpace hacked! Time Inc. confirms hacking of 360 million users info

Time Inc. today in blog post confirms hacking of its social networking site MySpace, according to Bloomberg Technology reports.

Facebook wins trademark case in China

Facebook wins trademark case in China

Facebook has warded off a threat by a Chinese firm to use its famous name for a refreshing beverage after a Beijing court ruled in favour of the US social networking giant in a rare trademark case.