Facebook-owned Instagram to play long videos in challenge to Google's YouTube

Reuters

Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an ....

21 June, 2018

Draft Bill on information privacy may ask MNCs to store Indians’ data locally

Shweta Sharma

A committee, which is likely to send a draft Bill on new data privacy laws to the government by the end of this month, may recommend ....

18 June, 2018
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Facebook's PR chief becomes third top-level exec to quit firm this year

Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's ....

15 June, 2018

Facebook installs new privacy safeguards after pressure from advertisers

Reuters

Facebook is installing new controls it says will better inform its members about the way companies are targeting them with ....

14 June, 2018

Facebook to let users review businesses in crackdown on misleading ads

Reuters

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

India to release draft data privacy laws by this week: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

In the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal and alleged illegal Paytm data sharing expose, a 10-member special committee ....

11 June, 2018
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Amid govt concerns, WhatsApp says it shares limited payments data with Facebook

Anirban Ghoshal

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp, which has been forced to defer the rollout of its payments feature in India following privacy ....

11 June, 2018

Indian govt seeks Facebook's response on reports of data sharing without consent

Reuters

India has asked social media company Facebook Inc to respond by June 20 to media reports of sharing users data without their ....

7 June, 2018

WhatsApp payments service delayed as Facebook data scandal fallout lingers

Anirban Ghoshal

Privacy and storage concerns triggered by the massive data scandal at Facebook have pushed back the India launch of the social ....

6 June, 2018

Facebook confirms data sharing pacts with Oppo, other Chinese smartphone makers

Reuters

Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, the ....

6 June, 2018
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Yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali takes on WhatsApp with Kimbho, but does a vanishing act

Aman Malik

Facebook Inc.-owned WhatsApp, the most popular chat app in India and the world, has competition from the unlikeliest quarter. Yoga ....

31 May, 2018

Hotstar, Tata Sky execs in race to lead Facebook's India ops

Anirban Ghoshal

Three senior digital entertainment executives and a bureaucrat are reportedly in the race to head the Indian operations of US-headquartered ....

29 May, 2018

Some investors are retreating from Facebook over data privacy concerns

Reuters

Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings, unsatisfied by the company's ....

18 May, 2018

Facebook India says ad spends unaffected by Cambridge Analytica controversy

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook India's director Sandeep Bhushan said that there has been no reduction in advertising spends nor have customers' ....

18 May, 2018

WhatsApp provides group chat creators, users more controls

Reuters

Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as ....

16 May, 2018

Twitter tells all users to change passwords after finding bug

Reuters

Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable ....

4 May, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook data scandal

Reuters

Cambridge Analytica, the firm embroiled in a controversy over its handling of Facebook Inc (FB.O) user data, and its British parent ....

3 May, 2018

Facebook gives its enterprise collaboration tool more teeth to take on Slack

Reuters

Facebook has announced a way to plug popular business tools into the social network’s office collaboration service, called Workplace, ....

2 May, 2018

Facebook takes on Tinder after swiping right on online dating

Reuters

Facebook Inc is entering the dating game, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday, planning a dating service to matchmake ....

2 May, 2018

Facebook loses privacy advocate as WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum quits

Reuters

The co-founder of WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by Facebook Inc (FB.O) with more than 1 billion daily users, said on Monday ....

1 May, 2018

Difficult for AI to identify hate speech: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Anirban Ghoshal

In an earnings call with analysts, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of social networking giant Facebook, said ....

26 April, 2018