Cambridge Analytica

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


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

8 February, 2019

After building Hotstar, Ajit Mohan will now have to rebuild Facebook in India

Anirban Ghoshal & Anand J

Sometime last year, Hotstar chief executive Ajit Mohan took to Facebook to write about a new feature of his video-streaming service. ....

26 September, 2018

CBI probes Cambridge Analytica ‘receiving’ Facebook data from Global Science Research

Shweta Sharma

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting a preliminary enquiry to find out if Cambridge Analytica received any ....

9 August, 2018

CBI to probe Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data misuse


The government has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe political consultancy Cambridge Analytica's misuse ....

26 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's PR chief becomes third top-level exec to quit firm this year


Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's ....

15 June, 2018

Facebook installs new privacy safeguards after pressure from advertisers


Facebook is installing new controls it says will better inform its members about the way companies are targeting them with ....

14 June, 2018

WhatsApp payments service delayed as Facebook data scandal fallout lingers

Anirban Ghoshal

Privacy and storage concerns triggered by the massive data scandal at Facebook have pushed back the India launch of the social ....

6 June, 2018

Some investors are retreating from Facebook over data privacy concerns


Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings, unsatisfied by the company's ....

18 May, 2018

Facebook India says ad spends unaffected by Cambridge Analytica controversy

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook India's director Sandeep Bhushan said that there has been no reduction in advertising spends nor have customers' ....

18 May, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook data scandal


Cambridge Analytica, the firm embroiled in a controversy over its handling of Facebook Inc (FB.O) user data, and its British parent ....

3 May, 2018

Difficult for AI to identify hate speech: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Anirban Ghoshal

In an earnings call with analysts, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of social networking giant Facebook, said ....

26 April, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that ....

11 April, 2018

Fix Facebook but don't kill it, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

Anirban Ghoshal

Jack Ma, the co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has called on Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg to ....

10 April, 2018

Can marketers benefit from Cambridge Analytica’s data mining techniques?

Vivek Kumar

Cambridge Analytica made headlines around the world last month for allegedly helping Donald Trump win the US presidency. It has ....

9 April, 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

Explained: How Facebook is allowing users greater control over their data

Anirban Ghoshal

The data breach by British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica has changed the way we interact with Facebook. Reeling ....

30 March, 2018

Why India needs a new law to stave off data breaches

Namita Viswanath

The alleged Facebook data breach reportedly indicates the manner in which information provided by individuals can be handled by ....

29 March, 2018

Govt sets deadline for Cambridge Analytica response over Facebook data 'breach'


India has set a March 31 deadline for London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to respond to a query on whether ....

24 March, 2018

Explained: Why is the world angry with Facebook?

Team TC

Social networking giant Facebook has come in for severe criticism over the past week in connection with an alleged data breach ....

22 March, 2018