Facebook admits tracking non-users as data privacy concerns rise


Concern about Facebook Inc’s respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, ....

16 April, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that ....

11 April, 2018

Fix Facebook but don't kill it, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

Anirban Ghoshal

Jack Ma, the co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has called on Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg to ....

10 April, 2018

Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook data misuse in bid to head off possible regulation


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg swapped his trademark T-shirt and jeans for a dark suit and a purple tie on ....

10 April, 2018

Facebook has no plan to extend European privacy law globally: Zuckerberg


 Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the social network had no immediate plans to apply a strict ....

4 April, 2018

Explained: How Facebook is allowing users greater control over their data

Anirban Ghoshal

The data breach by British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica has changed the way we interact with Facebook. Reeling ....

30 March, 2018

Facebook to 'fact-check' photos, videos in battle with fake news


Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had begun “fact-checking” photos and videos to reduce the hoaxes and false ....

30 March, 2018

Facebook revamps privacy settings to give users more control of their data


Facebook, embroiled in a huge data scandal which has wiped off over $100 billion in its market value, on Wednesday announced a ....

28 March, 2018

Explained: Why is the world angry with Facebook?

Team TC

Social networking giant Facebook has come in for severe criticism over the past week in connection with an alleged data breach ....

22 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says sorry for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for mistakes his company made in how it handled data belonging ....

22 March, 2018

Is AI good for humanity? Alibaba’s Ma, Google’s Pichai differ at Davos

Anirban Ghoshal

The growing influence of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) drew mixed reactions from the bosses of tech giants ....

25 January, 2018

Ed-tech startup Byju's raises $15 mn from IFC

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector investment ....

20 December, 2016

Twitter adds features to curb online abuse

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has added new filtering tools to curb online abuse, hours after the social media network ....

15 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

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

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

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 bn in health research

Dearton Thomas Hector

Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion ....

22 September, 2016

Indian ed-tech market size to touch $2.5 bn this year, says report

Dearton Thomas Hector

The market size of online supplemental education opportunity in India is expected to touch $2.5 billion in 2016 and is poised ....

19 September, 2016

Ed-tech firm Byju's gets $50 mn led by Mark Zuckerberg's foundation

Manu P Toms

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $50 million (Rs 332 crore) in a round co-led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), marking the ....

8 September, 2016

Facebook's internet-beaming drone takes flight

Nishant Sharma

Aquila, Facebook's solar-powered internet-beaming drone, finally took flight. The drone is part of Facebook's project to provide ....

22 July, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter, Pinterest accounts hacked


Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts were hacked by a hacker group who claimed to have obtained ....

6 June, 2016