Twitter faces more heat in India; Govt plans new framework for angel investors

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has cautioned Twitter that its top executives could face jail time and financial penalties if the microblogging ....

13 March, 2019

Facebook sees its future in private chats, says Zuckerberg


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

7 March, 2019

Facebook beats Q4 profit estimates on strong digital ad business


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

31 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

Twitter India FY18 profit drops 30% as revenue falls

Payal Ganguly

The India arm of Twitter Inc. reported lower revenue and profit for the year through March, reflecting the social network’s ....

31 October, 2018

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

US public funds join push to remove Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman


Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg ....

18 October, 2018

Social network Google+ to shut down after user data exposed


Alphabet Inc’s Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+ and tighten its data sharing ....

9 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

What ShareChat’s $100-mn funding round means for native language content platforms

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ShareChat, the native language social networking platform, catapulted into the big league of local consumer internet startups ....

24 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

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 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

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

Can Orkut founder's new social network Hello recreate the magic?

Varun Arora

Remember Orkut? The social networking site was all the rage before it was eclipsed by Facebook. Now, Orkut's creator is taking ....

8 August, 2016

Goibibo rolls out travel-based social network

Varun Arora

Online travel agency (OTA), part of South African digital media firm Naspers, has rolled out a travel social network ....

20 June, 2016

How Meet Around helps find like-minded strangers

Varun Arora

Can't find someone in your neighbourhood who shares the same eclectic tastes as yours? Would like to organise a jam session on ....

10 June, 2016

Real gifts sold on Facebook as site taps commerce potential


Facebook Inc is taking a small step toward becoming an e-commerce platform by launching a feature for users to buy and send real ....

27 September, 2012

Online Networks Still Creating Buzz: Social-network Path Raises More Than $30M


Social-network Path lined up more than $30 million in venture funding from Redpoint Ventures and others, illustrating investors' ....

17 April, 2012

Facebook Entrepreneurs In Hot Demand

April Dembosky

The Facebook mafia is a social network. The band of early Facebook employees who built the online world of friending, liking and ....

12 March, 2012