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05 May 2019YouTube
#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for UPSC exam without coaching
The UPSC Civil Services Examination is one of the most challenging exams and cracking it isn't easy without right preparation.
03 May 2019California
#CreepAlert: Tech companies earn using your 'voodoo doll', says ex-Googler
A number of conglomerates, including Google and Facebook, follow an advertising-based revenue model; they sell your information to brands serving ads through their web-based products.
01 May 2019Mark Zuckerberg
How Facebook can pair you up with your 'Secret Crush'
Facebook has kicked off its annual developer conference, giving a look at a number of changes it plans to bring into its products.
01 May 2019India
You should be raped: Delhi woman tells girls wearing short-dresses
As disgusting as it is, people still believe the length of a girl's dress is inversely proportional to her "chances" of getting raped. The shorter the dress, the higher the chances.
01 May 2019India
F8: This is how Facebook and Instagram will change now
A few hours ago, Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its F8 developer conference.
29 Apr 2019Oxford University
By 2070, Facebook could have more dead than living users
Over the next 50 years, the number of dead user profiles on Facebook could be more than those of the living, a new study from Oxford University has revealed.
29 Apr 2019Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg built this device to help his wife sleep
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of social media giant Facebook, has invented an adorable device to help his wife, Priscilla Chan, sleep without worrying about the time to check on kids.
26 Apr 2019India
Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally
Nokia 8110 4G, which recently received WhatsApp support in India, is now getting support for both WhatsApp and Facebook globally.
25 Apr 2019California
California: Woman mercilessly abandons 3-days-old puppies in dumpster, arrested
A woman, identified as Deborah Sue Culwell, was arrested in California after she dumped a plastic bag full of puppies next to a dumpster.
24 Apr 2019Lok Sabha
#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra talks about treason-case against Facebook
Facebook has been accused of interfering in elections in several countries and at the time of our Lok Sabha elections, the social media giant is facing a tough time in India.
23 Apr 2019iPhone
#TechBytes: 5 new features you can try on WhatsApp
Today, WhatsApp dominates as an unmatched player in the messaging arena; it serves over a billion users thanks to its simple UI and security features.
21 Apr 2019Social Network
Teen cracks egg on mom for Facebook challenge, gets arrested
In a major case of Facebook challenge gone wrong, an 18-year-old high school student has been arrested.
19 Apr 2019Instagram
Facebook employees had access to millions of unencrypted Instagram passwords
Just a month ago, Facebook admitted to keeping passwords of users in a readable format.
18 Apr 2019Security
Facebook says it 'unintentionally' saved contacts of 1.5 million users
Earlier this month, a security researcher reported that Facebook had asked some users to share the password of their emails to complete sign-up for the social network.
15 Apr 2019Technology
What is identity theft and how can you avoid it
With the insane amount of information we share online, it's pertinent to mention the risk of identity theft or the case when a fraudster steals another person's identity to commit fraud on their name.
14 Apr 2019Social Network
#CreepAlert: How Facebook could use your photos for targeted advertising
We all know about Facebook's far-reaching data collection practices.
12 Apr 2019WhatsApp
Soon, Facebook might allow sending messages without installing Messenger
More than five years ago, Mark Zuckerberg took the major step of separating messaging from the main Facebook app. He launched 'Messenger', a separate app that had to be installed to keep in touch with friends.
12 Apr 2019Cancer
Irrfan's wife Sutapa Sikdar pens emotional note on his comeback
Last year when Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he went missing from limelight almost immediately.
12 Apr 2019Instagram
Why Instagram showed strangers' Stories to users
Another day, another example of Facebook's poor grip on the data of its users.
10 Apr 2019Africa
Why Facebook is using AI to map global population density
If you are familiar with Facebook's practices, you already know that the company has got some crazy projects in the works, be it the merging of different messaging services or creating a mind-reading machine.
07 Apr 2019Security
Hackers sold personal, financial data on Facebook groups: Here's how
Facebook has been promising enhanced security, but its privacy-related debacles are not coming to an end.
05 Apr 2019India
Mizoram: 6-year-old rushes chicken to hospital after accidentally killing it
A six-year-old from Sairang, Mizoram, won hearts recently for his act of compassion towards a dead chick.
05 Apr 2019iOS
Soon, these Facebook apps will not work on Windows Phone
Facebook has decided to pull the plug on its apps for Windows Phone, the dead mobile OS from Microsoft.
05 Apr 2019India
Here's how to check the data WhatsApp has on you
Today, WhatsApp dominates as one of the most famous messaging platforms in the world offering audio/video calling capabilities.
04 Apr 2019India
Now, block strangers from adding you into WhatsApp groups
Finally, WhatsApp is adding a privacy setting to let users control who can add them into groups.
04 Apr 2019Amazon
Over 50 crore Facebook user records, including passwords, exposed online
After exposing data of millions in the infamous Cambridge Analytica scandal and the September 2018 data breach, Facebook is again facing flak for its data stewardship practices.
02 Apr 2019Joe Biden
Second woman accuses Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact
Amy Lappos, an NGO freelance worker, yesterday accused US ex-Vice President, Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact.
02 Apr 2019Mark Zuckerberg
Soon, Facebook may start serving 'high-quality' news to users: Zuckerberg
While focusing on the element of privacy and internet regulation, Mark Zuckerberg has mooted the idea of introducing a dedicated tab for exploring news on Facebook.
01 Apr 2019India
Facebook removes 687 pages "linked" to Congress, party denies
Just before general elections, Facebook said on Monday that it has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to individuals related to social media cell of Congress.
01 Apr 2019Technology
Now, Facebook explains why a post appears on your feed
In a bid to enhance user control, Facebook has introduced a new tool, one that would explain why you are seeing a post on the platform.
31 Mar 2019Instagram
Why Facebook is tying its own name with Instagram
Instagram could soon get a small, albeit very impactful, branding change.
30 Mar 2019Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook "mistakenly" deletes old posts of CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook, which enjoys a strong global user base of over 2.3 billion, has a pretty tall list of scandalous accusations - meddling with elections, sponsoring partisan politics, and compromising users passwords - you name it.
28 Mar 2019Instagram
Facebook moves to curb white nationalism, separatism on platform
Facebook announced yesterday it will ban praise or support for white nationalism and white separatism as part of a stepped-up crackdown on hate speech.
28 Mar 2019WhatsApp
Dark mode for WhatsApp is on the way: Details here
WhatsApp has long been tipped to be working on a dark mode, but now, the feature finally seems to be turning into a reality.
24 Mar 2019Suicide
US teen commits suicide after surviving Parkland shooting
In a tragic incident, Sydney Aiello committed suicide after she lost her close friend, Meadow Pollack, in last year's Parkland, Florida shooting.
22 Mar 2019Instagram
Facebook reveals employees had access to millions of user passwords
Despite all the promises of privacy, Facebook is falling apart piece by piece.
21 Mar 2019WhatsApp
You can now reply to individual messages on Facebook Messenger
Lately, Facebook has been trying hard to improve the capabilities of its mobile apps, particularly Messenger.
20 Mar 2019Instagram
Instagram turns into mall, lets users shop directly: Here's how
In another e-commerce focused move, Instagram has added the ability to shop directly from its Android and iOS app.
17 Mar 2019Instagram
Facebook AI-powered tech detects revenge porn automatically: Here's how
Facebook is ramping up efforts to prevent revenge porn from appearing on its web or mobile-based platforms.
15 Mar 2019Instagram
Mark Zuckerberg's close aide Chris Cox is leaving Facebook
Chris Cox, one of the first 15 software engineers of Facebook, is quitting the tech giant after mulling over it for more than two years.