Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram face major global outage

Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some users around the world were facing trouble in accessing its widely used Instagram, Whatsapp ....

14 March, 2019

Exclusive: Logistics startup BlackBuck to raise new round led by Goldman Sachs

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates business-to-business tech-enabled logistics startup BlackBuck, is raising Rs ....

13 March, 2019
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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to work closely with EC ahead of elections

Payal Ganguly

In a meeting with the parliamentary committee on information technology, Facebook group vice-president for global policy Joel ....

7 March, 2019

Facebook sees its future in private chats, says Zuckerberg

Reuters

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging ....

7 March, 2019

Ezetap appoints interim head Byas Nambisan as new CEO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cellphone payments service provider Ezetap Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd has appointed its former finance chief and interim chief ....

6 March, 2019

Indian lawmakers summon Facebook officials to discuss protecting citizens' rights

Reuters

An Indian parliamentary panel has summoned representatives of Facebook Inc, its messaging services WhatsApp and photo-sharing ....

22 February, 2019
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WhatsApp security bug lets users bypass new privacy controls

Reuters

A security bug is allowing users to bypass new privacy controls introduced by Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp on ....

21 February, 2019

Only ads verified by EC to be published: Facebook, Google tell Bombay HC

Payal Ganguly

Social media platforms Facebook, Google and YouTube on Monday said they will conduct a “pre-verification process” ....

19 February, 2019

Facebook hires former journalist Natasha Jog as election integrity head for India

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook has appointed former journalist Natasha Jog as its election integrity head for India, The Economic ....

13 February, 2019

Twitter, peers not doing enough to curb online abuse: CEO Jack Dorsey

Reuters

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Tuesday that Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done ....

13 February, 2019
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Facebook steps up fact-checking initiatives in India ahead of general elections

Reuters

Facebook Inc is expanding its fact-checking network in India to curb the spread of misinformation as the world's largest ....

11 February, 2019

Facebook users in India will now know who paid for political ads

Reuters

Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s ....

8 February, 2019

Tech giants ask IT ministry to ease draft norms for regulating internet content

Payal Ganguly

Global tech companies, civil society groups and academics have raised concerns over the Indian government’s draft rules ....

5 February, 2019

Facebook beats Q4 profit estimates on strong digital ad business

Reuters

Facebook Inc reported better-than-expected profit on Wednesday, showing that digital advertisers were still flocking to spend ....

31 January, 2019

Google unveils steps to boost transparency in political ads ahead of Indian elections

Payal Ganguly

Google announced on Tuesday that it will be launching a searchable Political Ads Library ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to bring ....

22 January, 2019

After India, WhatsApp imposes limit on message forwarding worldwide

Reuters

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in ....

21 January, 2019

Facebook partners with German varsity to set up AI ethics centre

Shweta Sharma

Facebook is partnering with a German university to create an independent research centre that will explore fundamental issues ....

21 January, 2019

US regulator may fine Facebook over data privacy violations

Reuters

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement with the government ....

21 January, 2019

Facebook sets up India board in a first for any region

Payal Ganguly

In a first for any region, Facebook has set up a six-member India-specific board, to be headed by Ajit Mohan, who was appointed ....

17 January, 2019

IAMAI drafts code of compliance for self-regulation by OTT players

Payal Ganguly

A code of self-regulation for online video streaming platforms drafted by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) ....

16 January, 2019

Facebook extends tighter advertising rules to India ahead of general election

Reuters

Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election ....

16 January, 2019