Facebook to launch its cryptocurrency next year: Report

Facebook, which owns WhatsApp and Instagram, is gearing up to launch its own cryptocurrency next year, the BBC reported on Friday.

May 24, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Facebook's advertising system leans on racial, gender discrimination: Study

The allegations on FB algorithm prompted the US government to sue the world`s largest social media company last week.

Apr 04, 2019, 06:17 AM IST

Spurned manager posts obscene videos on woman's FB, held

A 30-year-old manager of a Pune-based mall was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stalking and defaming a 24-year-old woman on social media after she rejected his marriage proposal, the police said.

Sep 26, 2018, 23:52 PM IST

Donald Trump renews attack against tech firms including Twitter, FB, Google

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc`s Google, saying they were "trying to silence" people.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:44 AM IST

Stung by data leak, Facebook goes after fake accounts, axes 583 million profiles in 3 months

Responding to calls for transparency after the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal, Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

May 16, 2018, 08:40 AM IST

Has your data been leaked? Facebook to send notification to users

Under glaring spotlight for leaking user data to UK based analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook will send a notification to its users on Monday (April 9) providing complete details about the nature and extent of the breach.

Apr 07, 2018, 07:02 AM IST

Status update? Election Commission to rethink working with Facebook, says Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat

The CEC said the Constitutional body is taking the possible data breaches and their misuse very seriously.

Mar 23, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

'Hall of shame': 61 professors, academicians named sexual harassers in Facebook post

Nearly 10 names are from Delhi University and another 10 from Jadavpur University

Oct 26, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

SC directs FB, Google, WhatsAap, Centre to give hard facts on child porn, rape videos

The Supreme Court directed Facebook, Google, WhatsAap, Microsoft and Yahoo to list the number of complaints received in the last two years for hosting objectionable content on their platforms

Sep 05, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Facebook launches tool to help users spot false news

Clicking on it takes you to tips and other information on how to spot false news and what to do about it.

Apr 06, 2017, 22:25 PM IST

Salman Khan's FB chat with birthday girl Katrina Kaif will set your friendship goals!

Superstar Salman Khan has become the undisputed 'Sultan' of Bollywood but that has not changed him at all. Sallu bhai still nurtures his old friendships and tries to support the people who are close to him.

Jul 18, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

Check out: Facebook's new reaction emojis!

Recently, the CEO of the most popular social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg released a video showing the all new like button with a set of emojis along with the original “thumbs up” sign to help one express themselves better on a post.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

Facebook CEO expresses support to 'Digital India'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Sunday expressed his support to the 'Digital India' campaign and changed his profile picture to convey his appreciation for the Narendra Modi government's effort to connect rural communities to internet.

Sep 27, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

READ: Why you should avoid stalking your ex on FB!

If you have gone through a romantic break-up recently, avoid stalking your ex on Facebook as it may make emotional recovery more difficult than ever.

Sep 25, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Facebook tests tags for profile page

Facebook has been testing a new feature called profile tags.

Jul 29, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Facebook eyes 4.5 billion users with Internet.Org

A year after Facebook introduced Internet.Org, the company is making it easier for any mobile operator to sign up to offer free Internet access to basic online services and hopes to add more 4.5 billion users.

Jul 29, 2015, 00:05 AM IST

Facebook's userbase touches 125 million in India

Social networking giant Facebook has added 13 million users in six months to take its userbase to 125 million in India, its second-biggest market globally.

Jun 29, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

Facebook reveals new security tool

Facebook announced today it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for users of the world's biggest social network.

Jun 24, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Facebook tests 'See First' which controls what's top of News Feed

Facebook is testing a new feature called 'See First', which, when turned on, allows the user see a friend's profile or recent posts at the top of their News Feed.

Jun 19, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Can't think of a status update? Soon, Facebook to suggest you topics!

Wondering what to post for a status update? If you feel that you are at a loss of ideas about your next update, worry not, Facebook would suggest the topic!

Jun 17, 2015, 18:19 PM IST