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Assembly panel summons Facebook India vice-president

September 13, 2020 5:31 am

It took up the case after receiving “multiple complaints” against the social media giant, days after the Wall Street Journal published a story on the company’s India unit on August 14.

Amid hate speech row, Shashi Tharoor-led Parliamentary panel summons Facebook on September 2

August 20, 2020 11:11 pm

The development comes in the wake of a report in the Wall Street Journal that a Facebook top executive had opposed applying hate speech rules to certain BJP leaders.

Pandemic pushing digitisation of mobile purchases, experiences: Facebook-BCG report

June 24, 2020 5:23 pm

The study found that in the new normal, brands will aid “digital discovery through virtual product launches and virtual roadshows”, the follow it up with virtual unboxings and targeted social media campaigns and lead generation.

Telling Numbers: Dead will outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years, analysis finds; highest count in India

April 29, 2019 12:39 am

If Facebook continues to expand at current rates, however, the number of deceased users could reach as high as 4.9 billion before the end of the century.

Abusing Mimi and Nusrat

March 24, 2019 1:48 am

In a nutshell, two of tinsel town’s leading ladies, Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty, have been chosen to represent the Trinamool Congress in two of the state’s 42 Lok Sabha constituencies.

Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan appointed Facebook India MD, VP

September 24, 2018 7:47 pm

Ajit said, "I am delighted to take on the mantle of shaping Facebook’s charter in India. I look forward to championing India in Facebook and working with stakeholders across the spectrum."

No need to localise Facebook, it is personalised for users: Sandberg

July 03, 2014 12:51 am

Facebook now considers India its second largest market as far as users are considered after the US.

Narendra Modi top topic in Facebook this year,ahead of Sachin Tendulkar,iPhone 5s

December 10, 2013 5:10 am

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and India's mission to Mars also failed to beat Modi.

Shopkeeper held for creating fake FB account of woman

December 05, 2013 1:40 am

The accused identified as Manish Singla,runs a garments shop.

Facebook,Twitter craze runs through India,set to be crowned as world No. 1

November 20, 2013 1:42 pm

With Facebook,Twitter popularity continues,India records highest social networking growth of 37.4 pct.