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Saturday, May 08, 2021



Explained: Reading Facebook Oversight Board decision on Donald Trump ban

May 07, 2021 7:30 am

Although the oversight board has agreed with Facebook's decision, it has also said that the punishment meted out to Trump was unfair and that the platform must justify its decision again after reviewing it.

Delhi High Court seeks CCI stand on Facebook, WhatsApp appeals against single judge order on privacy policy

May 06, 2021 1:00 pm

The single judge on April 22 had said though it would have been "prudent" for the CCI to await the outcome of petitions in the Supreme Court and the Delhi HC against WhatsApp's new privacy policy.

British political veteran steers Facebook’s Trump decision

May 06, 2021 11:18 am

On Wednesday the panel, the Facebook Oversight Board, upheld the decision to suspend Trump’s account, preventing him from posting to Facebook or Instagram.

Facebook ban hits Trump where it hurts: Messaging and money

May 06, 2021 9:00 am

Few campaigns had tapped into Facebook’s potential for advertising and fundraising as aggressively as Trump’s. His successful 2016 campaign said its prolific use of Facebook had allowed it to send millions of different, hypertargeted political ads to small slices of the population.

Facebook oversight board upholds Donald Trump's suspension

May 05, 2021 7:27 pm

Facebook indefinitely blocked Trump's access to his Facebook and Instagram accounts over concerns of further violent unrest following the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of the former president.

Explained: Why Signal was blocked on Facebook-owned Instagram

May 06, 2021 7:50 am

Signal attempted to use Instagram ads to highlight how Facebook 'collects' data from users, and was blocked. What did it do, and how did Facebook respond?

Trump launches place to post ahead of Facebook board ruling on his ban

May 05, 2021 10:47 am

The move comes a day before a decision from Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) oversight board on whether to uphold Trump’s indefinite suspension from the platform. Trump was barred from a slew of social media platforms following the deadly Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters.

Apple iOS 14.5 update: Facebook, Instagram notice says 'tracking' helps keeps apps free

May 04, 2021 2:43 pm

Facebook and Instagram apps on Apple iOS 14.5 have begun showing a new notice that urges users to let the apps track user activity to continue using the services for free.

Post on PM, RSS: What caused Facebook oversight body to reverse ban

May 01, 2021 9:34 am

Facebook’s Oversight Board has reversed a decision of the platform to remove a post that was critical of the RSS and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. What was the post, and why was the decision overturned?

Facebook blocks #ResignModi posts for hours amid Covid crisis

April 29, 2021 6:25 pm

“We temporarily blocked this hashtag by mistake, not because the Indian government asked us to, and have since restored it,” a Facebook company spokesperson said.


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.