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Australian watchdog wants a regulator for Google, Facebook

The recommendation, in a preliminary report on the U.S. firms' market power, is being closely watched around the world as lawmakers wrestle with the powerful tech firms' large and growing influence in public life, from privacy to publishing.

Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

While they mostly cover the period between 2012 and 2015, the first three years after Facebook went public, they offer a rare glimpse into the company's inner workings and the extent to which it used people's data to make money while publicly vowing to protect their privacy.

Facebook to buy back additional $9 billion of shares

The social media giant's shares, which have tumbled more than 22 per cent this year, rose nearly 1 percent in extended trading. The new program is in addition to a share buyback plan of up to $15 billion announced by the company last year.

Facebook 2018 Year in Review: Festivals, Kerala floods most talked about topics in India

Facebook 2018 Year in Review for India highlights key events of the passing year including topics that were most conversed, sports, and more

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Thirteen held for minor’s gangrape, accused lured her using fake FB profile: Police

Those arrested include the 15-year-old’s father, who had allegedly abused the minor several times over the last two years.

Explained: What Facebook emails show

A UK House panel has released documents that paint a poor picture of Facebook’s business practices and attitude towards privacy, and show that it debated how best to profit from the phenomenon it had built

Political ads: Facebook makes it must for advertisers to disclose their identity, location

Facebook will start to show a disclaimer on all political advertisements that provide more information about who is placing the advertisement and an online searchable Ad Library for anyone to access.

Facebook emails reveal its real mission: Making money and crushing competition

Facebook's 250 pages’ worth of internal emails reveal how company discussed ways to undermine their competitors, obscure their collection of user data

Documents show Facebook gave preferential access to data to certain companies

The documents show an exchange between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and senior executive Justin Osofsky in 2013, which approved barring friends' data access to Vine, a video-hosting service owned by Twitter.

How Facebook uses 'WhatsApp phones' to tap next emerging market

Facebook, WhatsApp’s parent, and Mukesh Ambani, who started Reliance Jio, are teaming up to draw hordes of customers with cheap phones, rock-bottom rates and handy messaging services.

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in Delhi: Here is everything that happened

Mark Zuckerberg, during the IIT-Delhi Townhall on Wednesday said his mission was to connect whole of India to Internet.

MPK20 - The Facebook headquarters everyone wants to work in

Facebook's new Menlo Park headquarters is where Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a townhall session with CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Here's a closer look at the Menlo Park headquarters

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

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

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

Man installs CCTV to expose wife

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.

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