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48 pages account for half the political ads of over Rs 50,000 on Facebook

Most of these pages are labelled “community”, “news” or “personal blog”, and they are not directly linked to political parties. A majority of the ads promoted content to favour the BJP.

Facebook now says millions of Instagram passwords were stored in plain text

Facebook has now admitted that millions of passwords of Instagram users were stored in plain, readable text format, which would have potentially compromised the security of these accounts

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Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought

Facebook said in a blog post Thursday that it now estimates that "millions" of Instagram users were affected by the lapse, instead of the "tens of thousands" it had originally reported.

Facebook working on new AI-based voice assistant to rival Alexa, Google Assistant: Report

Facebook is working on a voice assistant of its own to rival Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and the Google Assistant, according to a CNBC report.

Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Facebook has been hit by a number of privacy-related issues recently, including a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees.

Facebook Messenger Dark mode now available for all Android, iOS users

Facebook has announced the roll out of its dark mode in the Messenger app. The Dark Mode can be activated with a simple tap in the Settings.

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EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Under the new EU rules, Google and other online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with musicians, performers, authors, news publishers and journalists to use their work.

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are now back up after global outage

Social media apps Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were down for users worldwide. Facebook has commented that they were working to resolve the issue.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were temporarily down early Sunday

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went out today. Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, shows Facebook had been down since 6:30 am EST.

Facebook names PayPal executive to board; Netflix CEO leaving

Peggy Alford would be the first African American woman to serve on Facebook's board. Her naming follows pressure from civil rights groups on the company to diversify its board.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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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