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Thursday, December 05, 2019



Unlike Twitter, Facebook confirms it will not remove political ads

December 04, 2019 7:53 pm

Looks like Facebook will not follow Twitter's path as it confirms political ads will continue to show on the platform.

Facebook will soon let users export photos, videos directly to Google Photos

December 04, 2019 7:50 pm

Facebook is rolling out a new tool that lets users export their pictures and videos directly from Facebook to Google Photos securely.

House panel calls Twitter, Facebook to discuss women’s cyber safety

December 01, 2019 2:33 am

The issue of cyber safety and security for women will be discussed in the next meeting of the committee, and representatives of Twitter and Facebook group including WhatsApp and Instagram will be present, it was learnt.

WhatsApp snooping: Govindacharya’s plea listed for SC hearing on December 2

November 29, 2019 11:15 am

The petitioner, former RSS ideologue K N Govindacharya, is seeking an NIA probe against Facebook, WhatsApp and the NSO Group.

How internet companies are preparing to fight the ‘deepfake’ future

November 25, 2019 6:07 pm

Deepfakes — a term that generally describes videos doctored with cutting-edge artificial intelligence — have already challenged our assumptions about what is real and what is not. Tech companies are now trying to combat them.

WhatsApp used for spying, should delete: Telegram founder to users

November 22, 2019 2:08 pm

WhatsApp is consistently used to spy on private data of users, Telegram founder Pavel Durov has claimed. In a Telegram post, Durov warned users to delete WhatsApp from their phones unless they are okay with their photos and messages becoming public one day.

Android apps like Facebook, Instagram vulnerable even after updates: Check Point

November 25, 2019 5:49 pm

In a recent report, we found out that threat actors can execute code on the latest versions of various popular Android apps, even if the developers say they have patched the app.

Facebook, Google, Twitter, TikTok — How social media platforms handle political ads

November 21, 2019 11:09 am

Online platforms face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the 2020 US presidential election.

Google, Facebook surveillance business models threat to human rights: Amnesty

November 21, 2019 9:23 am

The London-based global rights group said that the business model of what it calls the ``Surveillance Giants'' is ``inherently incompatible with the right to privacy.''

Explained: Why end-to-end encryption is so secure, and hotly debated

November 21, 2019 7:06 am

End-to-end encryption scrambles messages in such a way that they can be deciphered only by the sender and the intended recipient. How is this different from other forms of encryption?


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

November 20, 2018 10:07 am

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

July 12, 2018 1:29 pm

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

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.