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Parliament Security Breach: Meta Asked to Give Details of Accused’s Deleted Account

The cops have also approached Google Pay and Paytm to find out if there were any digital transactions on the bank accounts of the accused

19 Dec 2023 1:38 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | The needy universe of social media parents

When parents suck up to their kids in public, the intent needs to be examined

11 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Facebook owner Meta to lay off 11,000 staff

In what Meta dubs as its "most difficult change," the company will lay off more than 11,000 of its staff

09 Nov 2022 5:13 PM

DC Edit | Blue tick fee: End of free lunch

The illusory honour badge of a Blue Tick may not be the only thing the consumer may have to pay for

03 Nov 2022 12:15 AM

AA Edit | Towards a better social media

There is too much licence as social media believe they are havens of free speech

03 Sep 2022 12:15 AM


Facebook executive blames society, not social networks for COVID-19 misinformation

Facebook's Andrew Bosworth noted that free speech can sometimes be dangerous, but democracy must be able to tolerate it

13 Dec 2021 2:52 PM

Facebook Messenger to get built-in bill splitting feature

The feature could be useful for situations like divvying up a restaurant bill with your friends or splitting a bill with roommates

05 Dec 2021 11:18 AM

No default end-to-end encryption for Facebook Messenger, Instagram until 2023

While messages sent through Messenger and Instagram can be E2EE, that option isn't turned on by default and likely won't be until 2023

22 Nov 2021 4:39 PM

Facebook to shut down face-recognition system, delete data

More than a third of Facebook's daily active users have opted in to have their faces recognized by the social network's system

03 Nov 2021 9:15 AM

Meta acquires VR fitness app Supernatural

Meta recently revealed that the studio behind Supernatural will be joining the company

31 Oct 2021 11:58 AM


Facebook Inc rebrands as Meta to stress 'metaverse' plan

The announcement comes amid an existential crisis for Facebook

29 Oct 2021 7:27 AM

India seeks Facebook’s algorithm

MeitY has written to Facebook asking for information around the algorithms and processes used by the platform

29 Oct 2021 12:28 AM

Facebook removes Brazil President's video claiming Covid vaccines cause AIDS

Facebook's press office said the video violated the company's policy regarding COVID-19 vaccines

26 Oct 2021 9:15 AM

Facebook profits rise amid Facebook Papers findings

The company's revenue grew 35 per cent to USD 29.01 billion

26 Oct 2021 8:38 AM

Facebook in India selective with hate speech, celebrations of violence: Report

The documents are part of a larger cache of material collected by whistle blower Frances Haugen

24 Oct 2021 2:42 PM


Facebook plans rebrand with new name, says The Verge

The name change will be announced next week, The Verge reported

20 Oct 2021 12:32 PM

Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance

Engineers scrambled to fix the problem on site, but this took time because of the extra layers of security, Janardhan said

06 Oct 2021 6:00 PM

Facebook says outage caused because of 'faulty configuration change'

The company apologized and said it is working to understand more about the cause

05 Oct 2021 9:56 AM

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down globally

Several users, including those in India, were unable to access WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook on both Android and iOS platforms

04 Oct 2021 10:33 PM

Facebook halts plans for 'Instagram Kids' app after criticism

In the blog post and series of accompanying tweets, Mosseri blamed the critics for misunderstanding the purpose of the app

28 Sep 2021 5:43 PM