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US Attorneys Investigating Instagram Say It Ignored Research About Physical, Mental Health Of Young People

US Attorneys Investigating Instagram Say It Ignored Research About Physical, Mental Health Of Young People

Facebook's own research made it aware of the harms Instagram can cause teenagers (especially teen girls) when it comes to mental health and body image issues. US Attorneys are now investigating Meta Platforms.

19 November 2021
Facebook To Meta: Tracking The Expansion Of The Mark Zuckerberg 'Metaverse'

Facebook To Meta: Tracking The Expansion Of The Mark Zuckerberg 'Metaverse'

Internet giant Facebook has been rebranded to Meta. Will any changes be seen on the platforms? How far has facebook travelled since 2004? What are the reasons...

29 October 2021

Facebook's Name Changed To Meta, Why? How?

Facebook Name Change: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger will stay, corporate structure won't change but shares will start trading under the ticker...

Facebook Under Fire — Will Lawmakers Now Get Tough On Big Tech?

Facebook Under Fire — Will Lawmakers Now Get Tough On Big Tech?

The revelations by whistleblower Frances Haugen have put the US tech giant under renewed scrutiny. Stricter rules are overdue, the EU’s digital policy chief...

28 October 2021

Facebook's New Harassment Policy To Bar Content Degrading or Sexualising Celebrities

“We do not allow bullying and harassment on our platform, but when it does happen, we act,” Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of global safety, wrote in a...

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07 October 2021
Instagram And Teens: How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe?

Instagram And Teens: How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe?

For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only...


06 October 2021
Facebook Blames Outage On Error During Routine Maintenance

Facebook Blames Outage On Error During Routine Maintenance

Santosh Janardhan, Facebook's vice president of infrastructure, said in a blog post that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp going dark was 'caused not by...


21 June 2021
Facebook Launches Podcasts And Live Audio Streaming Service In US

Facebook Launches Podcasts And Live Audio Streaming Service In US

Facebook says it is allowing public figures with verified accounts to start live audio rooms and invite anyone else to speak.


04 June 2021
Reports: Facebook To End Rule Exemptions For Politicians

Reports: Facebook To End Rule Exemptions For Politicians

The newsworthiness exemption, makes a statement offensive, bullying or otherwise controversial, breaking community standard


26 February 2021
Facebook Signs Pay Deals With 3 News Publishers After New Law Introduction In Australia

Facebook Signs Pay Deals With 3 News Publishers After New Law Introduction In Australia

Facebook said letters of intent had been signed with independent news organizations Private Media, Schwartz Media and Solstice Media.


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25 February 2021
Australia Passes Law To Make Google, Facebook Pay For News

Australia Passes Law To Make Google, Facebook Pay For News

The Parliament on Thursday passed amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code agreed between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook chief executive...


19 February 2021
Australia PM Scott Morrison Urges Facebook To Lift Blockade On News, Calls It ‘Threat’

Australia PM Scott Morrison Urges Facebook To Lift Blockade On News, Calls It ‘Threat’

The blockade has escalated a fight with the government over whether powerful tech companies should have to pay news organizations for content.


18 February 2021
Australians Blocked From Accessing News On Facebook After Proposal Of New Law

Australians Blocked From Accessing News On Facebook After Proposal Of New Law

The Australian Parliament is debating proposed laws that would make the two platforms strike deals to pay for Australian news.


08 January 2021
Donald Trump’s Facebook, Instagram Accounts Suspended For Rest Of Presidential Term

Donald Trump’s Facebook, Instagram Accounts Suspended For Rest Of Presidential Term

Zuckerberg also said the risk of allowing President Trump to continue to use the platform during this period is 'simply too great'


15 December 2020
India Is A Very Special Country For Us: Mark Zuckerberg On Launching WhatsApp Pay

India Is A Very Special Country For Us: Mark Zuckerberg On Launching WhatsApp Pay

WhatsApp has started its payments service in a 'graded' manner, starting with a maximum registered user base of 20 million in UPI


15 December 2020
India Will Grow To Be Among Top 3 Economies In 2 Decades: Mukesh Ambani

India Will Grow To Be Among Top 3 Economies In 2 Decades: Mukesh Ambani

At a fireside chat with Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, he said India's middle-class, which is about 50 per cent of the nation's total number of households,...


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10 December 2020
US Sues Facebook Over WhatsApp, Instagram Acquisition, Says It Crushed Smaller Rivals

US Sues Facebook Over WhatsApp, Instagram Acquisition, Says It Crushed Smaller Rivals

Facebook's manoeuvring harms competition, leaves consumers with few choices and deprives advertisers of the benefits of competition, the complaint states.


18 November 2020
Facebook, Twitter CEOs Oppose Any Changes On Content Moderation

Facebook, Twitter CEOs Oppose Any Changes On Content Moderation

Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg support reforming laws but oppose government regulation


18 November 2020
Twitter Launches Disappearing Tweets That Vanish After 24 Hours

Twitter Launches Disappearing Tweets That Vanish After 24 Hours

Ephemeral tweets or 'fleets' are designed to allay the concerns of new users who might be turned off by the public and permanent nature of normal tweets


27 October 2020
Facebook India’s Top Executive Ankhi Das Quits

Facebook India’s Top Executive Ankhi Das Quits

Wall Street Journal had accused Ankhi Das of opposing blocking of right-wing hate content.


22 October 2020
Joint Committee Of Parliament Summons For Social Media Giants Facebook And Twitter

Joint Committee Of Parliament Summons For Social Media Giants Facebook And Twitter

Panel also considering summons for Amazon and Google on the issue of protection of data and its privacy


02 September 2020
TMC Writes To Mark Zuckerberg, Alleges Link Between Facebook And BJP

TMC Writes To Mark Zuckerberg, Alleges Link Between Facebook And BJP

TMC MP Derek O'Brien, who has written the letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, also made a reference to an earlier meeting between the two, where some of...


01 September 2020
'Bias And Inaction' By Facebook India Team': Ravi Shankar Prasad Writes To Zuckerberg

'Bias And Inaction' By Facebook India Team': Ravi Shankar Prasad Writes To Zuckerberg

The letter comes a day before the meeting of a Parliamentary committee where opposition parties are likely to raise the issue of Facebook India's alleged bias...


29 August 2020
Congress Writes To Facebook CEO Again Over Allegations Of 'Bias' In Favour Of Ruling BJP

Congress Writes To Facebook CEO Again Over Allegations Of 'Bias' In Favour Of Ruling BJP

The Congress' letter to Zuckerberg came over an article in Time magazine, which the opposition party claimed "revealed" more information and "evidence of...


18 August 2020
'Facebook Needs To Be Questioned': Congress Writes To Mark Zuckerberg Over Alleged 'Bias'

'Facebook Needs To Be Questioned': Congress Writes To Mark Zuckerberg Over Alleged 'Bias'

The Congress and other opposition parties have attacked Facebook after a US media report alleged that Facebook did not apply its hate speech rules on BJP...


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