WhatsApp to limit message forwarding after India mob lynchings


Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app ....

20 July, 2018

Telecom regulator TRAI recommends stricter data security rules


India’s telecom regulator on Monday said the existing framework for protection of personal data by companies and service ....

17 July, 2018

Facebook using new self-tuning machine learning for some services

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook Inc. is using a real-time, self-tuning machine learning technique dubbed Spiral to manage some services, the social network ....

29 June, 2018

Facebook eases ban on cryptocurrency-related ads


Facebook Inc on Tuesday decided to allow certain ads promoting cryptocurrency and related content from pre-approved advertisers, ....

27 June, 2018

Facebook to let users review businesses in crackdown on misleading ads


Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those ....

12 June, 2018

Facebook rejigs top management, starts blockchain division


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday ordered one of the biggest management shakeups in the history of the social ....

9 May, 2018

Facebook limits API access as data breach widens

Anirban Ghoshal

Social network Facebook Inc. has restricted access to its application programming interface (APIs) after it was revealed that ....

5 April, 2018

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