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SC issues notice to Centre on Facebook's plea to transfer case over Aadhaar-social media linking

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 20, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

Facebook seeks transfer of case on linking Aadhaar-social media; SC to hear plea on Tuesday

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 19, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

'WhatsApp from Facebook' tag added in latest beta: Report

This comes less than a week after the Facebook-owned platform started rolling out a feature called "Fingerprint lock" for its Android beta users.

Aug 19, 2019, 09:49 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 let 3rd-party vendors listen to your Messenger chats

Since 2015, Facebook Messenger has offered a feature to transcribe voice clips to text, although it is turned off by default.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Co-founder of Facebook-owned VR firm Oculus quits

Mitchell was the head of VR products at Facebook which acquired Oculus for $3 billion in 2014.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

WhatsApp yet to fix flaws that allow messages manipulation

According to security researchers, this vulnerability could be exploited in three ways, all of which involve social engineering tactics to fool end-users.

Aug 09, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Facebook full of fake online review groups, warns Which?

Which? found dozens of groups on the social networking site in the UK that are recruiting people to write fake or incentivised reviews, with sellers offering free products in exchange for highly-rated reviews for products listed on Amazon.

Aug 07, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Apple to hit Facebook, other messaging apps with new curbs

To speed up phone call connections, at present, Facebook-owned apps -- Messenger and WhatsApp run a feature known as Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP), even when not in use. WhatsApp uses VoIP in part to facilitate its end-to-end encryption.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Facebook sues malicious app developers

The apps were made available on the Google Play store. The malware that came with the apps created fake user clicks on Facebook ads that appeared on the users' phones, giving the impression that the users had clicked on the ads.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

Instagram wants to work closely with new-age publishers

As part of the role, the manager would have to find and plan initiatives with emerging media publishers like meme accounts.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

Facebook makes photo, video matching tech available for all

For those who already use their own or other content matching technology, these technologies are another layer of defence and allow hash-sharing systems to talk to each other, making the systems that much more powerful.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Facebook dials Netflix to support its TV chat device: Report

Facebook TV chat device will use the same technology currently available in the company's video-calling 'Portal' devices.

Aug 01, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

Facebook AR device to let you type with your mind

At its F8 Developers' Conference in 2017, the company announced its Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) programme -- outlining its goal to build a non-invasive, wearable device that lets people type by simply imagining themselves talking.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Google, Facebook, Twitter and other digital companies likely to come under Indian tax net

These digital companies purportedly pay very less tax to the Indian government despite earning high revenues and profits by offering online advertising to Indian customers.

Jul 31, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Friendship Day 2019: Heartfelt SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook and text messages to wish your buddy

Celebrate the essence of friendship and enjoy the thickest bond with respect, humility, trust and love.

Jul 30, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Fears arise as WhatsApp plans Pay feature in India

The RBI guidelines say that all digital payment firms such as WhatsApp, Google Pay and others must store data locally for their businesses in the country.

Jul 26, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

WhatsApp to launch payment services in 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in April announced that the company is actively working on to launch WhatsApp Pay in India.

Jul 25, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

WhatsApp Pay likely to be rolled out in India later this year

India's digital payments industry is estimated to hit $1 trillion by 2023.

Jul 25, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Digital wallet payment service WhatsApp Pay coming to India this year

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in April announced that the company is actively working on to launch WhatsApp Pay in India.
 

Jul 25, 2019, 14:01 PM IST