Twitter Q3 earnings top estimates as ad sales surge


Twitter Inc posted revenue and profit ahead of Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as higher advertising sales offset a drop in ....

25 October, 2018

Facebook's worst security breach exposes 50 mn user accounts


Facebook Inc said on Friday that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts ....

29 September, 2018

Instagram co-founders resign in latest top-level exit from Facebook


Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical ....

25 September, 2018

Facebook to set up first Asian data centre in Singapore, invest $1 bn


Facebook (FB.O) said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data center in Asia in Singapore, slated ....

7 September, 2018

Zuckerberg loses $16 bn as Facebook shares plunge after profit warning


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's fortune took an almost $16 billion hit on Thursday, as the social media ....

26 July, 2018

Google, three other tech giants team up for data transfer project

Shweta Sharma

Four of the world's biggest tech companies have joined hands to develop tools that will help users manage and transfer data ....

23 July, 2018

WhatsApp to limit message forwarding after India mob lynchings


Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app ....

20 July, 2018

Telecom regulator TRAI recommends stricter data security rules


India’s telecom regulator on Monday said the existing framework for protection of personal data by companies and service ....

17 July, 2018

Facebook using new self-tuning machine learning for some services

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook Inc. is using a real-time, self-tuning machine learning technique dubbed Spiral to manage some services, the social network ....

29 June, 2018

Facebook eases ban on cryptocurrency-related ads


Facebook Inc on Tuesday decided to allow certain ads promoting cryptocurrency and related content from pre-approved advertisers, ....

27 June, 2018

Facebook to let users review businesses in crackdown on misleading ads


Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those ....

12 June, 2018

Facebook rejigs top management, starts blockchain division


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday ordered one of the biggest management shakeups in the history of the social ....

9 May, 2018

Facebook limits API access as data breach widens

Anirban Ghoshal

Social network Facebook Inc. has restricted access to its application programming interface (APIs) after it was revealed that ....

5 April, 2018

Xiaomi's Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Disha Sharma

Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook ....

27 January, 2017

Facebook Messenger introduces group video chat on iOS, Android & web platforms

Priya Singh

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has rolled out group video chat on Messenger for Android, iOS and web platforms the world ....

21 December, 2016

Businesses have to be faster in adopting mobile strategies: Facebook's Umang Bedi

Priya Singh

The world's largest social networking site Facebook, which has over 166 million active monthly users in India alone, has over ....

30 November, 2016

Facebook to buyback $6 billion of stock

Dearton Thomas Hector

Menlo Park, California-based social networking giant Facebook Inc. is all set for a stock buyback of $6 billion from its shareholders, ....

19 November, 2016

Facebook launches Messenger Chat Rooms in select markets

Priya Singh

Social media giant Facebook Inc. is all set to launch a new feature which will let users chat with anyone on specific topics. ....

14 November, 2016

Fake news on Facebook didn't sway US election: Zuckerberg

Dearton Thomas Hector

Menlo Park, California-based social media behemoth Facebook Inc's co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has rejected ....

11 November, 2016

Instagram emulates Facebook Live, to launch video feature Go Insta

Priya Singh

Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram is all set to launch 'Go Insta', a live video service similar to that of Facebook Live. 'Live ....

11 November, 2016

Facebook has quarter of world's population as monthly users

Dearton Thomas Hector

The world's largest social network just got bigger. In a highly-successful third quarter of the year, the US-based Facebook Inc. ....

3 November, 2016