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Facebook picks 6 projects from India for AI ethics research

Facebook announced the Ethics in AI research awards in June with a regional focus of India. The proposed budget should be within Rs 10,00,000 to Rs 20,00,000, Facebook said.

Sep 23, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Facebook's movie ads now include showtime, ticket details

Moviegoers often discover a film months before its release but they often need reminders when a film they care is about to hit theatres.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

Facebook has no choice but to topple TikTok in India

TikTok is available in 150 markets, in 75 languages and has more than 700 million monthly active users globally (including over 200 million in India) in just a year compared to 300 million existing Indian users on Facebook.

Jul 23, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Facebook to double women workforce globally in 5 years

In its 2019 diversity report, Facebook said it has people of diverse backgrounds and experiences, more people of colour, more women in both technical and business roles, and more under-represented people in leadership.

Jul 10, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Facebook launches 1st interactive game show in India

Starting June 12, the interactive show will air from Wednesday to Sunday on Facebook's dedicated video platform - Facebook Watch, the company said in a statement.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:26 PM IST

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

Aadhaar for Facebook? Here's what you need to know

Facebook is not asking new users to give their Aadhaar number.

Dec 28, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

'Baahubali 2' most-discussed topic on Facebook in India

While the blockbuster epic "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" topped the most-discussed trend (top single-day moments) on Facebook in India in 2017, Miss World Manushi Chhillar grabbed the ninth spot by winning the crown at the top pageant contest.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Facebook launches digital, start-up training hubs in India

Since 2011 Facebook has invested more than $1 billion to support small businesses globally.

Nov 22, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

Facebook Messenger rolls out Discover tab in India

The "Discover" tab was initially rolled out for people in the US, at Facebook F8 2017 Developer Conference held in April.

Nov 16, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

With 217 million Indian users, Facebook to help businesses drive growth

According to Siddharth Banerjee, EVP-Brand Communications and Insights, Vodafone, partnering with Facebook on the launch campaign for Vodafone Supernet 4G helped them cut build awareness with the right audience.

Nov 01, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

Facebook releases 10 tips to spot fake news – Check out

Facebook has initiated an offline campaign in India to create awareness on the menace of fake news.

Sep 23, 2017, 10:00 AM IST

Parsvnath leases 74,000sq ft office area to WHO, Facebook India

While the World Health Organisation (WHO) has taken on lease about 50,700 sq ft of office space for its headquarter, Facebook India has taken 23,000 sq ft area, Jain said.

Aug 20, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Indians largest audience country for Facebook: Report

Facebook has achieved impressive growth in both the countries since the start of 2017, but these new figures suggest that active users in India are growing more than twice as fast as they are in the US, The Next Web reported.

Jul 14, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Facebook to start testing offline videos in India from today

Zee Media Bureau

Jul 11, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Facebook India makes removal of offensive content a hard task

Now removing offensive content from the world's largest social networking site Facebook wouldn't be easy.

Apr 30, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

Facebook India head Kirthiga Reddy steps down

A day after closing down its controversy-ridden Free Basics programme here, Facebook India Managing Director Kirthiga Reddy today stepped down from her current role and will relocate to the US.

Feb 13, 2016, 05:39 AM IST

Facebook racks up 27% revenue rise in India

According to filings with the Registrar of Companies, Facebook posted a 27 percent hike in its revenues in India. It reported numbers to Rs. 123.5 crore during the year to March 2015 from Rs. 97.6 crore a year earlier.

Jan 17, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Facebook holding events to boost small businesses

Facebook India on Monday said it is organising a Small Business Boost (SBB) programme designed to arm Indian businesses with the knowledge, skills and technology required to stay innovative and connect with the customers both at home and abroad.

Aug 17, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Facebook increases investments in Indian small businesses

There are 1.49 billion people on Facebook, which is half of the estimated three billion people who use the Internet worldwide, Head of Economic Growth Initiatives for Facebook India", Ritesh Mehta said.

Aug 17, 2015, 15:37 PM IST