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AMU student arrested over PM Modi objectionable poster on Facebook

AMU student arrested over PM Modi objectionable poster on Facebook

Some former AMU students complained online to the police after Rashid's post surfaced on social media

China accused of using Twitter and Facebook against Hong Kong protests

China accused of using Twitter and Facebook against Hong Kong protests

"We are disclosing a significant state-backed information operation focused on the situation in Hong Kong, specifically the protest movem...Read More

Linking of user profile with Aadhaar: SC agrees to hear Facebook's plea for transfer of cases

Linking of user profile with Aadhaar: SC agrees to hear Facebook's plea for transfer of cases

The top court issued notice to the Centre, Google, Twitter, YouTube and others and sought their response by September 13.

Twitter and Facebook shut down China-backed bogus accounts

Twitter and Facebook shut down China-backed bogus accounts

San Francisco: As pro-democracy protests gain momentum in Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook have suspended several accounts that were part ...Read More

Central government pitches for linking individual profiles on social media platforms with Aadhaar

Central government pitches for linking individual profiles on social media platforms with Aadhaar

On Monday, the Central government told the Supreme Court that linking individual profiles on social media platforms with Aadhaar or any v...Read More

Facebook let 3rd-party vendors listen to your Messenger chats

Facebook let 3rd-party vendors listen to your Messenger chats

Since 2015, Facebook Messenger has offered a feature to transcribe voice clips to text, although it is turned off by default.

Facebook could face lawsuit over illegal user data collection

Facebook could face lawsuit over illegal user data collection

A US court here has ruled that Facebook users from Illinois state can go ahead with a class action lawsuit against social media giant Fac...Read More

Ladakh MP flooded with Facebook friend requests

Ladakh MP flooded with Facebook friend requests

New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the speech by Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Article 370 the day before in Parliament, t...Read More

Sex tech startups protest outside Facebook office in US over ad ban policy

Sex tech startups protest outside Facebook office in US over ad ban policy

The founders, employees and supporters of sex tech startups were up in arms against Facebook's advertising policies with respect to what ...Read More

Breaking up Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp: what Facebooks co-founder has been lobbying with the US government

Breaking up Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp: what Facebooks co-founder has been lobbying with the US government

Hughes has argued in favour of breaking up Facebook from Instagram and WhatsApp -- companies which the social network acquired, CNET repo...Read More

Facebook agrees to pay USD 5 billion penalty for privacy violations

Facebook agrees to pay USD 5 billion penalty for privacy violations

In addition to paying the record USD 5 billion in penalty, Facebook has also agreed to submit itself to new restrictions and a modified c...Read More

Why Facebook is still your best friend

Why Facebook is still your best friend

New York: Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful for some students and to maintain connections with pre-college frien...Read More

Jilted lover live-streams suicide on Facebook in Agra

Jilted lover live-streams suicide on Facebook in Agra

Agra: A jilted lover live-streamed his suicide on Facebook from a temple in Raibha village in Agra. The 22-year-old was unable to come to...Read More

FB friend dupes Mira Road woman of Rs 30 lakh

FB friend dupes Mira Road woman of Rs 30 lakh

According to the police, the woman (name withheld), a housewife, a Mira Road resident.

G7 nations to tax digital firms Google, Facebook

G7 nations to tax digital firms Google, Facebook

Ministers "fully supported a two-pillar solution to be adopted by 2020", said a statement from France which holds the rotating chairmansh...Read More

Social media pressurises us to play by the rules to show that we belong

Social media pressurises us to play by the rules to show that we belong

Social media is a modern community in the true sense of the word, but it also pressurises us to engage and play by the rules to show that...Read More

Facebook takes ‘ad-ed’ steps for users

Facebook takes ‘ad-ed’ steps for users

To provide greater transparency and control, the social networking giant would allow users to see more detailed targeting, including the ...Read More

$5 billion US fine set for Facebook on privacy probe: Report

$5 billion US fine set for Facebook on privacy probe: Report

US regulators have approved a USD 5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data...Read More

Facebook to pay US Dollar 5 billion fine for privacy violations

Facebook to pay US Dollar 5 billion fine for privacy violations

Washington: The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a settlement involving about $5 billion with Facebook over its probe into the ...Read More

Facebook, Twitter not invited for Donald Trump's social media summit: Report

Facebook, Twitter not invited for Donald Trump's social media summit: Report

Trump in a March tweet accused Facebook, Google and Twitter of being "on the side of the Radical Left Democrats"

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