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Roe vs Wade: Why Facebook Revealed Chat History Of Two Women On Abortion That Has Led To Their Arrest

Roe vs Wade: Why Facebook Revealed Chat History Of Two Women On Abortion That Has Led To Their Arrest

Since before the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, big tech companies that collect personal details of their users have faced new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance amid fears that law enforcement or vigilantes could use those data...

11 August 2022
Facebook Ends Funding For US News Partnerships Programme

Facebook Ends Funding For US News Partnerships Programme

The company said Thursday that most of people “do not come to Facebook for news, and as a business it doesn't make sense to over invest in areas that don't...

29 July 2022

Facebook Parent Meta Posts First Revenue Decline In History

The results largely followed a broader decline in the digital advertising market that is dinging Meta rivals such as Google, Twitter — which also posted a...

Cyber Bonds: A Story About Virtual Friends

Cyber Bonds: A Story About Virtual Friends

He began to imagine a time when we won’t be able to separate our physical and cyber selves

12 August 2022

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Not Withdrawn; CCI Probe Must Go On, Delhi High Court Told

The CCI also said the scope of its inquiry has no overlap with the issue of an alleged infringement of user privacy pending before the Supreme Court.

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23 July 2022
Facebook’s Parent Company, Meta, To Invest In Better Opinions; Its Third Investment In South Asia

Facebook’s Parent Company, Meta, To Invest In Better Opinions; Its Third Investment In South Asia

The tech giant had invested in Meesho in 2019 and Unacademy in 2020 


21 July 2022
Not Able To Move Forward In Probe Against WhatsApp, Facebook: Competition Commission Tells High Court

Not Able To Move Forward In Probe Against WhatsApp, Facebook: Competition Commission Tells High Court

A senior lawyer appearing for Facebook India urged the court to defer the hearing on the appeal, saying that the case involves “issues of significance”


16 July 2022
Rahul Gandhi Targets PM Modi, Says Time For Immediate Economic Reforms

Rahul Gandhi Targets PM Modi, Says Time For Immediate Economic Reforms

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in the coming days, the people of India will have to pay for having a ‘directionless government’ and the rupee being in...


13 July 2022
Hiring Freeze By Tech Majors Send Shivers Down Global Talent Pool

Hiring Freeze By Tech Majors Send Shivers Down Global Talent Pool

A spate of layoffs by companies like Twitter, Microsoft, Netflix and slowing down of hirings by Google, Meta, Spotify and Uber is a cause of concern for...


12 July 2022
Delhi High Court Restrains Confectionary Facebake From Using Facebook Mark

Delhi High Court Restrains Confectionary Facebake From Using Facebook Mark

Justice Navin Chawla, while dealing with a lawsuit by Meta, said that 'Facebook' is a well-known trademark in the country and the overall visual representation...


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07 July 2022
Film Producer Sandeep Singh Complains Of Getting Death Threat On Facebook

Film Producer Sandeep Singh Complains Of Getting Death Threat On Facebook

Film producer Sandeep Singh has complained to the Mumbai police that he received a death threat which stated he would be killed the way popular Punjabi singer...


04 July 2022
Meta To Shut Down Novi Wallet In Pilot Stage Amid Crypto Crash, Bitcoin Falls

Meta To Shut Down Novi Wallet In Pilot Stage Amid Crypto Crash, Bitcoin Falls

Meta to shot down digital wallet Novi before its full launch. Crypto market continues to trade in red; Bitcoin down 0.84 per cent and Ethereum losing 0.76


01 July 2022
Facebook Testing NFT Collectibles Page With US Creators, Bitcoin Rises

Facebook Testing NFT Collectibles Page With US Creators, Bitcoin Rises

The price of Bitcoin rose by 3.37 and that of Ethereum by 5.24 per cent in the last 24 hours


30 June 2022
Why India Needs Its Own Twitters, Facebooks, Instagrams

Why India Needs Its Own Twitters, Facebooks, Instagrams

This Social Media Day, we assess the significance of social media in our lives, how these platforms – who have often been accused of disseminating...


28 June 2022
US Abortion Row: Instagram And Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

US Abortion Row: Instagram And Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

General mentions of abortion pills, as well as posts mentioning specific versions such as mifepristone and misoprostol, suddenly spiked Friday morning across...


24 June 2022
Social Media Platforms Not Adequately Redressing Grievances: Government

Social Media Platforms Not Adequately Redressing Grievances: Government

The government has proposed to set up a grievance panel that will have the power to override the decisions of social media companies and other internet...


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21 June 2022
Sebi Fines Reliance Industries For Not Making Prompt Clarification On Jio-Facebook Deal

Sebi Fines Reliance Industries For Not Making Prompt Clarification On Jio-Facebook Deal

Sebi held them liable for the violation of the provisions of principles of fair disclosure for purposes of the code of practices and procedures for Fair...


21 June 2022
US Senate Candidate's 'RINO Hunting' Video Gets Flak From Facebook

US Senate Candidate's 'RINO Hunting' Video Gets Flak From Facebook

Facebook recently took down a campaign video of Republican Missouri US Senate candidate Eric Greitens brandishing a shotgun and declaring that he's hunting...


18 June 2022
Govt To Bring Legal Changes, Regulations Needed For Greater Social Media Accountability: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Govt To Bring Legal Changes, Regulations Needed For Greater Social Media Accountability: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Be it in the Parliament or outside, there is a clear consensus in the country that making social media accountable is essential, said IT minister Ashwini...


17 June 2022
RBI Not Behind The Curve; Tolerance Of High Inflation Was A Necessity: Shaktikanta Das

RBI Not Behind The Curve; Tolerance Of High Inflation Was A Necessity: Shaktikanta Das

The governor assured that an exit from the easy liquidity conditions will be smooth and there will be a "soft landing"


17 June 2022
Big Tech's Financial Services Play Poses Systemic Concerns Like Over Leverage: RBI Governor Das

Big Tech's Financial Services Play Poses Systemic Concerns Like Over Leverage: RBI Governor Das

"They (big tech) carry risks, which need to be properly assessed and dealt with," Das said while speaking at Modern BFSI Summit 2022 organised by Financial...


16 June 2022
How To Protect Yourself From Fraudulent App Scams

How To Protect Yourself From Fraudulent App Scams

India has emerged as one of the fastest growing market for Internet and mobiles, thus providing the impetus to greater digital adoption as well as fraud...


14 June 2022
BJP Leader In Jharkhand Arrested For Backing Nupur Sharma Through ‘Objectionable’ Facebook Post

BJP Leader In Jharkhand Arrested For Backing Nupur Sharma Through ‘Objectionable’ Facebook Post

Jharkhand: Anisha Sinha, an executive committee member of the BJP's district committee, was arrested in Seraikela-Kharswan district for ‘objectionable’...


13 June 2022
Man Arrested In Ballia For Objectionable Facebook Post On Prophet

Man Arrested In Ballia For Objectionable Facebook Post On Prophet

Inappropriate content on Facebook regarding Prophet led to the arrest of a man in Ballia.


12 June 2022
What is Meta's Metaverse? India MD Ajit Mohan explains

What is Meta's Metaverse? India MD Ajit Mohan explains

Ajit Mohan, vice-president and managing director of Meta India, talks about Facebook's transition to Meta, the role India will play in this journey and whether...


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