Free Press Journal
  • Facebook fails to stop users from sharing pirated movies

    San Francisco: Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundreds of thousands of users and the social media giant’s automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported.

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    Ahead of Pakistan polls, FB disables accounts of Saeed’s political party

    Lahore : Ahead of the general election in Pakistan, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of the Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML), in a setback to the political outfit launched by Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, according to a media report on Sunday.

  • Instagram begins question-answer option in ‘Stories’

    San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram has started the “ability to ask questions” in its “Stories” feature that would give users the liberty to respond to questions posted in “Stories” in detail.

  • Russian Internet firm got special data extension from Facebook

    San Francisco: The Russian Internet giant Mail.ru. was among the dozens of companies that received a special extension from Facebook to comply with a rule that it put in place to prevent third party apps from collecting data on their users’ friends, the media reported.

  • Mumbai: Woman arrested for defaming estranged lover’s sister on Facebook

    Mumbai: Ditched by her lover with whom she had been in relationship for the last eight years, a 22-year-old woman allegedly created obscene social media profiles of his sister to avenge the refusal, police said. The woman, identified as Aarti Jadhav, was nabbed today.

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    Is Sri Reddy married to Bigg Boss Telugu 2 contestant Samrat Reddy? Read her Facebook post

    Controversial Telugu actress Sri Reddy has now come up with yet another headline-grabber in which she claims that she is married to Bigg Boss Telugu 2 contestant Samrat Reddy. Yes, recently, she shared an intimate WhatsApp chat on her official Facebook on which she captioned, “Samrat reddy weds Sri reddy..have fun in big boss ra..offer peru cheppi use chesi,Na sangathendhi ra ante,dheng.. leka

  • Facebook provided Airtel, Saavn access to user data among other firms

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio’s music app partner Saavn are among companies that could have had access to data of social media major Facebook, according to the submissions made by the US-based firm to the Congress. The company has named Airtel among firms having integration partnerships with Facebook.

  • Google, Facebook use ‘dark patterns’ around privacy settings: Report

    London: Tech giants Google, Facebook and Microsoft have been using “dark patterns” around privacy settings to discourage users in the European Union from exercising their privacy rights, according to a new report by the Norwegian Consumer Council.

  • Navy officer Abhilash Tomy eyes another sailing glory on a 1968-type vintage boat

    Mumbai, Earlier this month, Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Navy put out a message on Facebook announcing his profile will go “silent” beginning July 1. This is not one of the fashionable social media detox breaks for Tomy, the only Indian to circumnavigate the world solo in a non-motorised boat without a stop. The 2013 feat ensured that the 39-year-old Tomy gets invited to participate in the Golden Globe Race (GGR) involving

  • IIFA 2018: Shashi Kapoor honoured for his contribution to Indian cinema

    Bangkok: The 19th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards on Sunday paid a tribute to late legendary actor Shashi Kapoor for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. Father-son duo Rishi Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor accepted the award on behalf of Shashi Kapoor, who passed away in December 2017 at the age of 79 due to liver problems.

  • Fake news proving deadly in India: BBC

    Fake news is a big problem and it’s vital for democracy that ordinary people are able to tell truth from fiction in the news they read, watch, and hear , Jim Egan, CEO of BBC Global News.

  • Oshiwara: Female Body Builder registers a case for insulting her modesty on Facebook

    Mumbai: A well-known female body builder approached Oshiwara police station after she learnt that someone has discreetly downloaded her photographs from her social media account and created a fake page on Facebook with her photographs to denigrate her social image and hamper her business. The athlete, who is globally acclaimed in sports arena, told The Free Press Journal that someone is trying to spoil her name and achievements by creating fake page

  • Lack of funds leaves Mumbai BEST’s Twitter handle deactivated

    Mumbai: Not a single tweet has been posted by the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST)’s Twitter handle, since its activation in the year 2010. A senior official said because of the undertaking’s ‘financial crisis’, it is unable to appoint a team that will  handle its Twitter account and reply to public complaints and queries.

  • BJP revamps its cyber team to take on Cong

     New Delhi : With the Congress catching up on the social media that was otherwise the BJP’s forte in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bhartiya Janata Party has revamped its social media team to launch a new cyber warfare with the help of its foot soldiers becoming active in every district.