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

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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Despite big digital strides, India still trails top economies: NASSCOM-govt report

Anand J

India is going digital faster than any other major world economy barring Indonesia, according to an index compiled by IT lobby ....

21 February, 2019

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

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

13 February, 2019

Parliament panel summons Twitter CEO amid allegations of bias

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An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after ....

11 February, 2019

Twitter beats Q4 profit estimates but active users decline

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Twitter Inc forecast first-quarter revenue that was below analyst estimates on Thursday and said the number of users fell in the ....

7 February, 2019
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India’s bid to regulate online content threatens entry of e-cigarette maker JUUL

Anirban Ghoshal

American e-cigarette maker JUUL's plans to enter India may have hit a roadblock as the IT ministry’s proposed rules ....

6 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

Social media giants gear up to fight Indian govt's proposal on regulating content

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Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would ....

11 January, 2019
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Upcoming elections to double mobile data consumption in 2019: Report

Shweta Sharma

Data consumption on mobile phones is expected to grow at least two-fold in 2019 due to increased engagement by political parties ....

3 January, 2019

Facebook to train 5 million Indians in digital skills by 2021

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. aims to train 5 million people in digital skills in India over the next three years, a top ....

26 November, 2018

Indian govt’s data requests to Facebook jump 68% in first half of 2018

Shweta Sharma

The Indian government’s requests for data to Facebook Inc., amid concerns surrounding fake news and data privacy, jumped ....

19 November, 2018

How a tiny forensic lab is helping tech giant Facebook fight fake news

Reuters

A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among U.S. ....

8 August, 2018

WhatsApp worry: Cybersecurity firm says scammers can change messages

Shweta Sharma

Facebook Inc.-owned messaging service WhatsApp, already facing heat over its use to spread false information and rumours, may ....

8 August, 2018

Social media site Reddit says hackers accessed user data

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Social media network Reddit said on Wednesday a hacker broke into a few of its systems and accessed some user data, ....

2 August, 2018

WhatsApp starts charging business users in monetisation push

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Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, ....

2 August, 2018

India's top court raises concerns over govt plan to monitor social media

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A government plan to monitor social media could turn India into a "surveillance state", the Supreme Court ....

13 July, 2018

WhatsApp embarks on media blitz to combat fake news flurry

Reuters

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the ....

10 July, 2018

Facebook to let users review businesses in crackdown on misleading ads

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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

Twitter changes tack in battle against internet trolls

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Twitter Inc on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet “trolls,” saying it would use behavioral ....

16 May, 2018