Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 | Last Update : 09:47 AM IST


Facebook acquires Sanzaru Games for original VR game content

Facebook-owned Oculus notes that Sanzaru will help Facebook build immersive and original VR game content.

29 Feb 2020 7:27 AM

Facebook cancels San Francisco summit on coronavirus fears

The event, scheduled for March 9 to March 12 at the Moscone Center, was expected to see over 4,000 participants.

17 Feb 2020 7:42 AM

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook improved its work countering online election interference; expanded on his previous calls for regulation of social media firms.

17 Feb 2020 7:00 AM

Meet Hobbi, Facebook's experimental Pinterest-like app

Similar to Pinterest, Hobbi lets you save photos of the projects you are working on.

15 Feb 2020 7:04 AM

Surge founders participate in the latest edition of Facebook VC Brand Incubator

The VC Brand Incubator Initiative is part of Facebook’s vision to build a more conducive environment for SMB growth in the country.

13 Feb 2020 11:44 AM


Twitter says Facebook, Messenger accounts hacked

A Twitter spokesperson said in an emailed statement that the accounts were hacked through a third-party platform.

10 Feb 2020 7:32 AM

Facebook is most imitated brand for phishing attempts

Check Point’s researchers highlight Yahoo! as most imitated brand for email-based phishing.

08 Feb 2020 9:46 AM

Facebook adds more parental control to Messenger Kids

Parents can now see recent contacts, chat history, and check who their child is chatting with.

05 Feb 2020 6:09 AM

As coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media, Facebook removes posts

The coronavirus outbreak has stoked a wave of anti-China sentiment around the globe.

03 Feb 2020 9:12 AM

Facebook will remove content with misinformation about coronavirus

Facebook's third-party fact-checkers will review content and debunk false claims related to coronavirus.

01 Feb 2020 6:26 AM


Facebook warns revenue growth slowing, costs remain high

The company reported total costs and expenses increased 34 per cent to USD 12.22 billion in the fourth quarter.

30 Jan 2020 10:52 AM

Digital currency cannot be private

Central banks worldwide are looking into the possibility of issuing digital money to prevent the loss of state control over money.

27 Jan 2020 7:24 AM

Twitter steals Facebook's feature, adds reaction emoji to DMs

Twitter has added new emoji reactions for Direct Messages, including text and media attachments.

24 Jan 2020 7:15 AM

WhatsApp issue fixed after over two hours, Twitterati still share hilarious memes

#WhatsAppDown was the trending hashtag on Twitter for most part of Sunday afternoon in India.

20 Jan 2020 8:08 AM

Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform.

19 Jan 2020 7:03 PM


Streaming platforms gain more popularity than ever

The industry as a whole has grown remarkably 12 per cent as compared to last year.

11 Jan 2020 9:13 AM

Facebook will allow users to control political ads

The new Ad Library now allows people to view audience size to understand how many people the advertiser wanted to target.

10 Jan 2020 7:48 AM

Multi-tasking vs single-tasking: Why we need both

First, experts have pointed out that it is impossible for the human mind to attend to several things at the same time.

06 Jan 2020 2:28 AM

Brazil fines Facebook $1.6 million for improper sharing of user data

Brazil’s Ministry of Justice said it fined US tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million reais (Rs 11,71,51,381) for improperly sharing user data.

01 Jan 2020 11:52 AM

Assam: Govt staff barred from flaying state policies

The order stated that these activities are in violation of the provision of Assam Service (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1964.

01 Jan 2020 1:58 AM