Xiaomi's Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Disha Sharma

Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook ....

27 January, 2017

Facebook Messenger introduces group video chat on iOS, Android & web platforms

Priya Singh

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has rolled out group video chat on Messenger for Android, iOS and web platforms the world ....

21 December, 2016

Businesses have to be faster in adopting mobile strategies: Facebook's Umang Bedi

Priya Singh

The world's largest social networking site Facebook, which has over 166 million active monthly users in India alone, has over ....

30 November, 2016

Facebook to buyback $6 billion of stock

Dearton Thomas Hector

Menlo Park, California-based social networking giant Facebook Inc. is all set for a stock buyback of $6 billion from its shareholders, ....

19 November, 2016

Facebook launches Messenger Chat Rooms in select markets

Priya Singh

Social media giant Facebook Inc. is all set to launch a new feature which will let users chat with anyone on specific topics. ....

14 November, 2016

Fake news on Facebook didn't sway US election: Zuckerberg

Dearton Thomas Hector

Menlo Park, California-based social media behemoth Facebook Inc's co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has rejected ....

11 November, 2016

Instagram emulates Facebook Live, to launch video feature Go Insta

Priya Singh

Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram is all set to launch 'Go Insta', a live video service similar to that of Facebook Live. 'Live ....

11 November, 2016

Facebook has quarter of world's population as monthly users

Dearton Thomas Hector

The world's largest social network just got bigger. In a highly-successful third quarter of the year, the US-based Facebook Inc. ....

3 November, 2016

Facebook rolls out new features to let you order food, book movie tickets

Priya Singh

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has announced a slew of new features that would connect users even further. The new features ....

20 October, 2016

Former Snapdeal exec Anand Chandrasekaran joins Facebook to develop Messenger app

Varun Arora

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has hired former Snapdeal chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran to help develop strategies ....

19 September, 2016

Can Orkut founder's new social network Hello recreate the magic?

Varun Arora

Remember Orkut? The social networking site was all the rage before it was eclipsed by Facebook. Now, Orkut's creator is taking ....

8 August, 2016

Facebook tweaks News Feed algorithm to prevent clickbait headlines

Varun Arora

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has announced an update to its News Feed to reduce clickbait headlines and ensure users ....

5 August, 2016

Facebook appoints Umang Bedi as India head

Disha Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has appointed Umang Bedi as its managing director in India, three months after Kirthiga ....

7 June, 2016

Facebook has 142M users in India; Facebook Lite touches 100M mark globally

Binu Paul

Facebook's popularity in India, the social network's second-largest market after the US, continues to increase with the company ....

10 March, 2016

Facebook removes Houzify's page over legal dispute with US firm

Priya Prasad

Social networking site Facebook has removed the page of Houzify, a mobile marketplace for home décor and interiors, after a ....

9 March, 2016

Time for 'Reactions', says Facebook

Disha Sharma

When 'Like' is not enough, it is time to react. And Facebook has reacted, rolling out its 'Reactions' feature for all those who ....

25 February, 2016

Won't give up on providing free web access in India: Mark Zuckerberg


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed disappointment with telecom regulator TRAI's decision to back net neutrality saying ....

9 February, 2016

Hopscotch raises $13M from Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, others

Disha Sharma

Hit The Mark Inc., which runs Mumbai-based curated baby and kids products flash sales site Hopscotch.in, has raised $13 million ....

29 February, 2016

Facebook to shift focus to other parts of internet.org


Disappointed with Trai's ruling banning Free Basics, Facebook has said it will now focus on other parts of the internet.org programme ....

23 February, 2016

Facebook and Twitter: Hedging the bets

Aswath Damodaran

I am not a big user of social media. I have a Facebook page, which I don't visit often, never respond to pokes and don't post ....

22 February, 2016

Zuckerberg slams Facebook director Andreessen's anti-India rant

Team TC

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has slammed fellow board member Marc Andreessen for his "deeply upsetting" remarks on India's colonial ....

11 February, 2016