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Facebook to shut down its first TikTok clone Lasso

Facebook to shut down its first TikTok clone Lasso

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook is killing its TikTok-inspired video app Lasso which was launched last year. Facebook has...Read More

After Snapchat's Bitmoji, Facebook rolls out avatar feature; here's how to create your own Facebook avatar

After Snapchat's Bitmoji, Facebook rolls out avatar feature; here's how to create your own Facebook avatar

Facebook today launched Avatars in India. With much of our social interaction these days are taking place online, it's a way to be able t...Read More

From Facebook to Gmail: Conservative list of popular apps banned in China

From Facebook to Gmail: Conservative list of popular apps banned in China

Earlier this month, there had been a clash at the Indo-China border in Galwan valley that had left 20 Indian soldiers dead and others inj...Read More

China which has blocked Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube whines about India blocking TikTok - read full statement

China which has blocked Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube whines about India blocking TikTok - read full statement

Censorship is not an alien concept in China. The government exercises varying degrees of control over all media platforms that can reach ...Read More

Starbucks pauses social media ads

Starbucks pauses social media ads

The coffee chain's announcement follows statements from Unilever, the European consumer-goods giant behind Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Do...Read More

'Digital literacy' can help curb spread of wrong information

'Digital literacy' can help curb spread of wrong information

A recent study advocates the necessity to impart 'digital literacy' tips to people as it will only help them to differentiate fact from h...Read More

Facebook rolls outs Dark Mode for their mobile app

Facebook rolls outs Dark Mode for their mobile app

Facebook Dark Mode interface will not be completely black like on Instagram and Messenger but a grayscale design with white accents for l...Read More

From Coca-Cola to Ben & Jerry's: Here is why big companies are boycotting Facebook ads

From Coca-Cola to Ben & Jerry's: Here is why big companies are boycotting Facebook ads

Several major companies have now boycotted ads on social media. You are probably wondering what could be the reason. Here's what led to b...Read More

Facebook to flag all posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from Donald Trump

Facebook to flag all posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from Donald Trump

Oakland: Facebook has said that it will flag all "newsworthy" posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from President...Read More

CCI permits Facebook to acquire 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms

CCI permits Facebook to acquire 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of 9.99 per cent stake in Jio Platforms by Jaadhu Holdings LLC, an ind...Read More

Mumbai Crime: 35-year-old booked for rape, cheating woman of Rs 15 lakh

Mumbai Crime: 35-year-old booked for rape, cheating woman of Rs 15 lakh

The woman, who met the accused on a social networking website, often called her at lavish hotels and raped her on the pretext of marrying...Read More

Apple stops Facebook Gaming from arriving on App Store: Report

Apple stops Facebook Gaming from arriving on App Store: Report

San Francisco: Apple has once again rejected Facebook Gaming app on the iOS App Store, as it is a direct threat to the livestream gaming ...Read More

After Google, Facebook commits $ 200mn to support black entrepreneurs

After Google, Facebook commits $ 200mn to support black entrepreneurs

After Google announced to give $175 million, Facebook has pledged $200 million to support black-owned businesses and organisations in the...Read More

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

Facebook has removed a campaign ads by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a ...Read More

CCI reviewing Facebook buy in Jio Platforms

CCI reviewing Facebook buy in Jio Platforms

The CCI looks to prevent misuse of data in all the deals it assesses, Chairman Ashok Kumar Gupta said, as per reports.

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: State Blood Transfusion Council takes help from Facebook to overcome shortage of blood

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: State Blood Transfusion Council takes help from Facebook to overcome shortage of blood

71 government blood banks across the state will be trained to use the blood donation feature on Facebook

Facebook AI model achieves 65% accuracy to detect deepfake videos

Facebook AI model achieves 65% accuracy to detect deepfake videos

Facebook organised a Deepfake Detection Challenge and the results were not very encouraging, as the highest-performing model achieved an ...Read More

Students stage hunger strike demanding official state decision on final exam cancellation

Students stage hunger strike demanding official state decision on final exam cancellation

Jheel Banerjee, a student leader said, "Following Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, everybody has started talking about menta...Read More

IIT-Kharagpur asks faculty not to write on topics critical of state and central governments

IIT-Kharagpur asks faculty not to write on topics critical of state and central governments

IIT Kharagpur has asked its faculty members not to participate in radio broadcast or write on subjects critical of the state and central ...Read More

Racism re-defined in Merriam-Webster online dictionary

Racism re-defined in Merriam-Webster online dictionary

Jefferson City (US): Merriam-Webster is revising its definition of racism after a Missouri woman's emails claimed it fell short of includ...Read More

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