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Facebook's Google Photos transfer tool now available globally

The idea is to let users easily transfer their data from one service to another.

Jun 05, 2020, 11:06 AM IST

Facebook places state media labels on Russian, Chinese outlets

Facebook will not label any US-based news organizations, as it determined that even US government-run outlets have editorial independence, Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook`s head of cybersecurity policy, said in an interview.

Jun 05, 2020, 07:54 AM IST

Facebook's Manage Activity tool to help users archive, delete old posts

The archive feature is for content people no longer want others to see on Facebook but still want to keep for themselves.

Jun 03, 2020, 15:37 PM IST

Facebook, Instagram users can now add music to posts from Saregama

People will also be able to add songs to their Facebook Profile.

Jun 03, 2020, 14:28 PM IST

Facebook launches new app to make live events more social

The service has been widely compared to Twitter's live event streaming capabilities, offering fans a place to interactively gather and respond to events in real time.

Jun 01, 2020, 16:15 PM IST

Your WhatsApp account could be under threat! Scammers out there to steal info from your account

These scamster pose as WhatsApp's technical staff and ask your to share your verification keys.

May 29, 2020, 17:02 PM IST

Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in the media that experts said was unlikely to survive legal scrutiny. 

May 29, 2020, 08:25 AM IST

Instagram to let influencers earn from ads on IGTV content

To begin with, the ads will only appear when people click to watch IGTV videos from previews in their feed, and the initial round of ads will be vertical videos up to 15 seconds long.

May 28, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

Facebook renames digital wallet for Libra crypto as Novi

The Libra project, a new payment system which is built on blockchain technology, has faced regulatory challenges in the past for perceived threat to monetary sovereignty and other issues, leading to the withdrawal of several heavyweights.

May 27, 2020, 12:49 PM IST

Facebook Messenger Rooms now available in Instagram

With the latest update, Instagram users will be able to invite up to 50 people for a video chat session.

May 25, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

Facebook to roll out new feature for India allowing users to lock their profiles

As per Facebook, only five profile details will be visible to a non-friend.

May 23, 2020, 21:04 PM IST

Facebook employees to face pay cut if they move to cheaper areas

In a virtual town hall meeting with his employees, Zuckerberg said that Facebook employees who choose to relocate from the Silicon Valley may see a change in their salaries.

May 22, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Facebook's Zuckerberg embraces remote work beyond Silicon Valley

Facebook, which has already said it will stick to plans to hire 10,000 engineers and product employees this year, will also build three new "hubs" in Atlanta, Dallas and Denver where remote workers in those areas could occasionally convene.

May 22, 2020, 07:59 AM IST

Facebook users in India can now lock profiles from non-friends

Locking profile enables users to apply multiple existing privacy settings plus several new features to their Facebook profile.

May 21, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

Maharashtra Cyber Cell asked to crack whip on social media users posting objectionable videos, messages

Warning the companies running Tik-Tok, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms in India, Anil Deshmukh has asked them to immediately remove misleading and socially divisive content from their platforms.

May 20, 2020, 23:09 PM IST

Facebook to launch new shopping feature across apps

The move to build up e-commerce offerings follows Facebook`s launch last year of limited shopping options on photo-sharing app Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp.

May 20, 2020, 09:31 AM IST

Digital payments market: India watchdog reviewing antitrust allegations against WhatsApp

The antitrust complaint alleges that WhatsApp`s large user base meant it was dominant in the messaging app market, and the company was forcing its payments feature on to its existing users.

May 16, 2020, 01:17 AM IST

Mark Zuckerberg turns 36: Here are 8 Interesting things you need to know about the Facebook CEO

On the occasion Mark Zuckerberg’s birthday, here are 8 interesting things you want to know about the Facebook CEO.

May 14, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Facebook reports spike in takedowns of hate speech, terrorism

Facebook Inc on Tuesday reported a sharp increase in the number of posts it removed for promoting violence and hate speech across its apps, which it attributed to technology improvements for automatically identifying text and images.

May 13, 2020, 08:40 AM IST