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Friday, December 03, 2021



Facebook India gross ad revenue up 41% at Rs 9,326 crore

December 03, 2021 4:12 am

🔴 Combined with Google, total gross ad revenue of the two tech giants stands at `23,213 crore for FY21

Meta announces new safety initiatives to protect women in India

December 02, 2021 10:47 pm

Meta has announced three initiatives to help protect women in India. These include a new platform to check and limit the sharing of non-consensual intimate images (NCII).

Explained: What is Facebook Protect, who can get it and why

December 02, 2021 11:00 pm

🔴 The Facebook Protect feature will give higher security to users whose accounts on the network are more at risk of cyberattacks and perhaps even state-sponsored attacks.

Facebook, Instagram remove Chinese network over fake 'Swiss biologist' Covid claims

December 02, 2021 9:54 am

Meta said in a report the social media campaign was "largely unsuccessful" and targeted English-speaking audiences in the United States and Britain and Chinese-speaking audiences in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet.

Facebook's David Marcus set to leave company at the end of the year

December 01, 2021 9:45 am

Marcus joined Facebook from PayPal in 2014 and had ran the social media company's Messenger chat service before switching to work on the financial tools.

IT panel summons Facebook India officials after whistleblower shares dossier on fake news, hate speech

November 26, 2021 12:51 pm

Sophie Zhang, an ex-Facebook employee who made the company's alleged unethical working public, has shared a dossier with the house panel headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, sources told The Indian Express.

Virtual real estate plot sells for record $2.4 million

November 24, 2021 11:57 am

Decentraland said it was the most expensive purchase of a plot of virtual real estate on the platform. The land is in the "Fashion Street" area of Decentraland's map and said it would be used to host digital fashion events and sell virtual clothing for avatars.

How fake news on Facebook helped fuel a border crisis in Europe

November 23, 2021 11:54 am

Soon after, however, he watched with surprise and excitement a video report on Facebook claiming that Poland was about to open its border and urging all those who wanted to enter the European Union to gather at a gas station near the encampment that the migrants had nicknamed “the jungle.”

Facebook Messenger, Instagram to only get end-to-end encryption by 2023: Here's why

November 22, 2021 12:51 pm

Facebook Messenger and Instagram will only get end-to-end encryption by default in 2023, according to the company. This is a delay on the original timeline of 2022.

Man held in Haryana for ‘selling’ firearms on Facebook

November 21, 2021 3:42 pm

The Cyber Cell of Delhi Police said the accused has links to banned organisations in Pakistan.


Facebook Messenger unveils new diverse emojis: Here's how to use them

June 05, 2016 3:44 pm

Facebook has launched over 1,500 new diverse emojis for Messenger, including a female police officer. Here's how to use them.

Facebook's 1 BKC office in Mumbai: Take a look inside

May 28, 2016 3:41 pm

Facebook has opened its second office in India at 1 BKC in Mumbai. Here’s a closer look at the spanking office of the social media giant.

Facebook, Samsung, Apple and more: How tech companies performed this quarter

April 28, 2016 6:24 pm

From Facebook to Apple, here is everything you need to know about the quarter results from major tech companies

Oculus Rift VR founder just delivered the first VR headset: All you need to know

March 29, 2016 9:10 am

Palmer Freeman Luckey, the inventor of Oculus Rift just delivered the first unit of Oculus VR headset this weekend.

Kenyan woman becomes Internet sensation after editing herself into holiday photos

March 27, 2016 12:41 pm

Sevelyn Gat, a girl from Kenya, who could not afford a trip to Asia, photoshopped herself into photos downloaded from Facebook, and the result is hilarious.

Apple vs FBI: Here's everything that has happened so far

March 01, 2016 10:31 am

Apple is engaged in a battle with the FBI over a court order to unlock an iPhone 5c. Here’s a look at the whole stand-off between Apple and the FBI.

Apple vs FBI: Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech giants back Tim Cook

February 29, 2016 12:31 pm

Apple's refusal to unlock iPhone 5c of one of the San Bernardino shooters, has been backed by many tech companies in the industry.

Facebook's new Reactions: Wow to Haha, here's how to get them

February 25, 2016 3:05 pm

Facebook has rolled out a bunch of Reactions including happy, angry, haha etc as an alternative to its Like button. Here's how you can get them.

Mark Zuckerberg now fifth on Forbes' Billionaires list: All the other tech titans on it

February 04, 2016 1:43 pm

Mark Zuckerberg becomes the second-wealthiest tech billionaires. Here are the others who made it to the list

Max love: Mark Zuckerberg's daughter is already a Facebook star

December 19, 2015 1:54 pm

Take a look at pictures of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's daughter Max dressed as an adorable Star Wars Jedi.


The rise in government requests for Facebook data: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

There has been a surge in government requests for “information” and “user accounts” from Facebook, according to a report released by the social media giant. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Net Neutrality rules approved by Telecom Commision

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Net Neutrality rules accepted in India by Telecom Commission: Here's what it means for Indian internet, and how we got here.

World news wrap: Facebook confirms data sharing with Chinese firms, secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 08, 2020 11:36 am

World news wrap: Watch news from Facebook, Trump-Kim summit in Singapore and the Guatemalan Baby's rescue

Facebook's Cool Mumbai Office Makes You Super Jealous: Here's Why

June 08, 2020 11:30 am

Check out Facebook's Mumbai office in this video

Nothing Usual About Gangsters Of Punjab On Facebook

June 08, 2020 11:29 am

Type ‘Nabha Jail’ in search and Punjab’s high-security prison shows up as one of the most ‘checked-in’ locations in the state. Over 150 photographs have been uploaded on the social networking site by its inmates. And it’s not just Nabha. Patiala and Faridkot jail inmates too regularly spring up on Facebook with selfies and other photographs from inside.

Facebook At Work: Julien Codorniou Explains

June 08, 2020 11:27 am

Over the last 6 months, Facebook at Work has been capturing the interest of CIOs across the world despite being in Beta. There are over 60,000 of them on the waiting list for what it calls the most democratised of enterprise solutions. Julien Codorniou, Facebook’s London-based director of platform partnerships, says the more connected people are, the more productive they become.

Brazil jails Facebook executive for refusing to share WhatsApp data

June 08, 2020 11:33 am

Facebook called the arrest of its Latin America vice president “extreme and disproportionate”. The action relates to the messaging service What’s App.

TRAI Slams Differential Pricing For Internet Services: What It Means

June 08, 2020 11:34 am

TRAI on Monday ruled against differential pricing for Internet services, in a major setback to Facebook Inc’s plan to roll out free Internet to the masses in Asia’s 3rd economy.

Chris Cox On Making Facebook Tick On 2G

June 08, 2020 11:31 am

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer of Facebook, heldhis first set of business meetings for 2016 in New Delhi and that showed how important a market India is for the social network.

Man installs CCTV to expose wife

January 12, 2016 6:13 am

Bijnor, Jan 12 (ANI): A woman in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh has been arrested on charges of attempt to murder after a shocking video uploaded by a social activist went viral on Monday, which showed her brutally beating up and torturing her elderly mother-in-law. The video, captured on January 5, shows Sangeeta, brutally assaulting 70-year-old Rajrani Jain, with a brick and trying to strangle her with a rope. Sangeeta's husband Sandip Kumar Jain informed that he installed CCTV camera in their home to catch her red-handed as she had been assaulting his parents for quite some time. In the Facebook post, Kundan Srivastava described Sangeeta as a "cruel woman" who filed false dowry harassment and marital rape cases against Sandeep.