Difficult to build the ‘perfect lock’ to check fake news, says Twitter's Jack Dorsey

Payal Ganguly

As Chhattisgarh goes to vote on Monday, kick-starting polls for five states and raising concerns of fake news flooding social ....

12 November, 2018

Google, Facebook join web creator Berners-Lee's campaign to defend free internet

Reuters

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has launched a campaign to persuade governments, companies and individuals to ....

6 November, 2018
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Facebook rejigs Oculus team in bid to make VR mainstream

Anand J

Facebook has reorganised its virtual reality (VR) Oculus team in an effort to speed up its mission to make it more mainstream, ....

5 November, 2018

WhatsApp partners Startup India to seed-fund companies showing grassroots innovations

Payal Ganguly

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has partnered government programme Startup India under the Invest India initiative to ....

31 October, 2018

Facebook user growth slows again in Q3 but revenue beats estimates

Reuters

Facebook Inc on Tuesday relieved investors by forecasting that margins would stop shrinking after 2019 as costs from ....

31 October, 2018

US public funds join push to remove Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

Reuters

Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg ....

18 October, 2018
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WhatsApp fixes security bug that let hackers take over users' applications

Reuters

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger service said on Wednesday it has fixed the latest bug on its platform that allowed ....

11 October, 2018

Facebook unveils smart speaker Portal for making video calls

Reuters

Facebook Inc on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls, but the company’s history of privacy mishaps ....

10 October, 2018

WhatsApp builds system to store payments-related data locally

Reuters

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp said on Tuesday it has built a system that stores payments-related data locally in India, in a bid ....

9 October, 2018

Facebook says hackers didn't use stolen logins on third-party sites

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Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking ....

3 October, 2018
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Facebook may have to pay $1.63-bn fine in Europe over new data breach

Shweta Sharma

Following its data breach of about 50 million user accounts last Friday, social networking giant Facebook may be fined close ....

1 October, 2018

Facebook and RED Digital Cinema release specs for 360-degree VR camera

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook and professional video camera company RED Digital Cinema have launched the hardware design and ....

28 September, 2018

Facebook appoints Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan as India MD

Anirban Ghoshal

Social networking giant Facebook said on Monday that it has appointed Ajit Mohan, currently chief executive officer of local video ....

24 September, 2018

WhatsApp appoints grievance officer for India to tackle fake news menace

Payal Ganguly

After being pulled by the apex court for not following the law of the land, Facebook-owned instant messaging service WhatsApp ....

24 September, 2018

Google defends Gmail data sharing with third-party app developers

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing ....

21 September, 2018

Facebook, other global tech firms gear up to fight India's planned data law

Reuters

Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user ....

19 September, 2018

Facebook expands fact-checking programme to include images and videos

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook in a statement said it is including photos and videos in its fact-checking programme aimed at ....

14 September, 2018

Facebook scouts for Indian developers for its augmented reality platform

Shweta Sharma

In a bid to assume the lead among the tech giants in the augmented reality segment, social networking giant Facebook has opened ....

5 September, 2018

Google fights back for digital ad revenue in India as Facebook gains ground

Reuters

Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market, sources ....

4 September, 2018

Facebook finds a faster way to translate languages

Shweta Sharma

Using artificial intelligence, researchers at social networking giant Facebook have developed a faster and more accurate way of ....

3 September, 2018

Facebook to take on YouTube, pushes out its video streaming service worldwide

Reuters

Facebook is rolling out its Watch video service globally one year after it launched in the United States with original entertainment ....

29 August, 2018