Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



Here's everything you need to know about Facebook, Instagram's new privacy features for teens

November 24, 2022 5:37 pm

There are new tools kids can use to report someone suspicious and an under-development platform to stop the spread of teens’ intimate images.

Meta transparency report: Decrease in bullying, harassing content on Facebook and Instagram

November 24, 2022 9:34 am

According to Meta's Integrity and Transparency Reports Q3 2022, there is a surge in user data requests from the Govt of India.

Meta spokesperson denies report of CEO Zuckerberg stepping down next year

November 23, 2022 9:45 am

Meta Platforms Inc spokesperson Andy Stone said in a tweet on Tuesday that a report on Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg stepping down next year was false.

Meta introduces more privacy features for minors on Facebook and Instagram

November 21, 2022 9:29 pm

Meta is also working to remove the message button from Instagram accounts of users aged below 18 years when their profiles are viewed by 'suspicious' adults.

Karnataka man conned out of Rs 40 lakh by 'IAS officer girlfriend' he met on Facebook

November 22, 2022 8:23 am

Police say the woman extracted money after claiming she needed to repay her parents’ debt to be able to leave her family as 'her uncles were harassing her'.

Elon Musk welcomes Ye (Kanye West) back to Twitter after inviting Trump's return

November 21, 2022 9:42 am

American musician Ye has returned to Twitter after a two-week hiatus from the social network, and new owner Elon Musk welcomed him back on the platform.

Five privacy tips to keep in mind to stay safe on Facebook

November 16, 2022 2:58 pm

It’s important to exercise diligence to keep your data safe and secure on a platform like Facebook

Meta to Amazon: Why big tech companies are seeing layoffs, slowed hiring

November 17, 2022 4:57 pm

Amazon is getting ready to sack nearly 10,000 employees, a move that comes after other major tech companies such as Meta, Twitter, Snap, and Microsoft have already enforced job cuts.

How Meta plans to help employees after recent layoffs

November 15, 2022 10:35 am

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg the company is also planning other cost-cutting measures like reducing its real estate footprint.

Meta will begin laying off employees on Wednesday morning

November 09, 2022 10:12 am

Meta Platforms Inc will begin laying off employees on Wednesday morning, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told hundreds of executives on Tuesday,


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.