Exclusive: Byju’s lines up another $100 mn in extended funding round

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s is in talks to raise another $100 million (around Rs 720 crore at current exchange rates) as part ....

12 December, 2018

How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data


Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

International regulators probe Facebook over fake news and data violation

Shweta Sharma

On Tuesday, lawmakers from nine countries took Mark Zuckerberg, founder of social networking giant Facebook, to task over fake ....

28 November, 2018

Facebook user growth slows again in Q3 but revenue beats estimates


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


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

18 October, 2018

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's worst security breach exposes 50 mn user accounts


Facebook Inc said on Friday that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts ....

29 September, 2018

Instagram co-founders resign in latest top-level exit from Facebook


Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical ....

25 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

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 to set up first Asian data centre in Singapore, invest $1 bn


Facebook (FB.O) said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data center in Asia in Singapore, slated ....

7 September, 2018

Facebook eyes revenue from WhatsApp's payments service as India wait continues

Anand J

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has said that the social networking giant’s instant messaging platform ....

26 July, 2018

Zuckerberg loses $16 bn as Facebook shares plunge after profit warning


Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's fortune took an almost $16 billion hit on Thursday, as the social media ....

26 July, 2018

Ed-tech startup Byju’s acquires Math Adventures to develop K3 product

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which operates digital ed-tech venture Byju’s, has bought math learning platform ....

24 July, 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

Some investors are retreating from Facebook over data privacy concerns


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

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

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

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