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22 Oct 2017


Tech giants take a stand against extremist content

Tech giants Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have agreed to take stricter action regarding extremist content posted on their platforms.

17 Oct 2017

Social Media

Facebook buys just 9-weeks old 'teen compliment app'

Social networking giant Facebook has acquired nine-week-old anonymous app - TBH (as in "to be honest") - teens in the US are currently obsessed with.

12 Oct 2017

Mark Zuckerberg

Oculus VR Conference: New $199 "Oculus Go" headset unveiled

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled Oculus VR's new mobile headset called "Oculus Go" at the Oculus Connect 4 event.

05 Oct 2017


Hrithik breaks silence on Kangana-controversy; Actress seeks answers to questions

Though the legal battle between alleged exes Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan ended, the spat between them sees no end.

Facebook not ruling out bidding for Premier League live matches

As speculations about Facebook entering the English football market are rife, Facebook has refused to rule out a bid for live streaming Premier League matches.

02 Oct 2017


Facebook is trying out facial recognition on its platform

It appears that the new craze, among technology giants, is facial recognition. Samsung's technology was already there. It was joined by the much-hyped Apple's Face ID, which came along with iPhone X.

28 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Paul Horner, notorious fake news writer found dead

Paul Horner, the writer who became famous for his fake news stories during the 2016 US Presidential elections, died at 38.

28 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Mark defends Facebook against Trump's fake news allegations

Mark Zuckerberg is the nice guy. He is politically correct and quick to mention it because if he doesn't, his empire aka the biggest social media platform, Facebook gets flak.

27 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir is 'The Warmest Place On Earth', says new ad

What is most remarkable about Jammu and Kashmir? Violence? Its paradisiacal beauty? No. According to the state government, it is the hospitality of its locals.

25 Sep 2017


Facebook is testing a dedicated WhatsApp button, says report

According to TheNextWeb, Facebook is beta-testing a dedicated button for WhatsApp in its core Android app.

24 Sep 2017

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial stock plan

Zuckerberg dropped the idea to create a new stock plan which would have helped him fund his philanthropic ventures while maintaining Facebook's control.

23 Sep 2017

Russia News

Facebook to share Russia-linked political campaign details with US authorities

Facebook conveyed that it would share information, related to a Russia-linked political campaign which spread false messages to American voters, with US investigators.

13 Sep 2017


WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton to leave company

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton took to Facebook to announce he is leaving the company.

13 Sep 2017


WhatsApp will soon let you delete messages, sent by mistake

We all have sent WhatsApp messages that we wish we could take back.

11 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

The mystery behind "free" fake 'likes' on Facebook solved

If you are on Facebook, you must have seen ads that offer you millions of likes for free. Ever wondered who are behind such scams, and how they do it?

10 Sep 2017

Social Media

Taxpayers, think twice before posting pictures of luxury items online!

Taxpayers will now have to be careful of posting about luxury cars and other such items on social-media networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

08 Sep 2017

Social Media

Facebook is beta testing a Tinder-like feature for friends

Facebook wants you to meet your friends more often, for which it's now beta testing a new feature in Messenger.

08 Sep 2017

Elon Musk

Artificial Intelligence, let's talk about the elephant in the room

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates are not regular Joes. So when they repeatedly warn you about something, you listen.

08 Sep 2017


Man threatens five eminent women calling them "anti-national"; case filed

After noted Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead, a Facebook user openly threatened to eliminate five prominent women, terming them "anti-national".

07 Sep 2017


Facebook trains bots to understand human expressions, using Skype videos

Social media giant Facebook is revamping its AI-trained bots to mimic human facial expressions, reports said.

SC tells WhatsApp to give details of user-data it shares

The Supreme Court was informed by the messaging platform WhatsApp, that it did not share any user data with third parties other than a user's phone number, device details, device registration number and 'last seen' (on WhatsApp).

05 Sep 2017


What NOT to do on Facebook!

Social media giant Facebook lets you do many things.

05 Sep 2017


Woman raped, duped of Rs. 10L by Facebook friend

A 32-year-old woman from Navi Mumbai's Panvel was allegedly raped and also conned of Rs. 10L by Sandeep alias Kunal Khanna.

05 Sep 2017


SC asks how internet giants are handling 'objectionable-material' complaints

In 2017, technology is all-pervasive. It's the foundation on which almost all systems function- governments and major corporate will fall in its absence.

03 Sep 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Jailed gangsters make presence felt on social media

Several dreaded gangsters with their names in Delhi Police's records are reportedly very active on Facebook.

03 Sep 2017

Social Media

Facebook ended up mapping 23 countries to expand the Internet

Facebook wants to ensure that the Internet reaches every corner of the world.

02 Sep 2017


L'Oreal's transgender model calls 'all white people' racist, gets fired

A recent Facebook post by French cosmetics giant L'Oreal's first transgender model led to her getting fired.

01 Sep 2017

Mark Zuckerberg

You can't block Zuckerbergs on Facebook!

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been immune to Facebook's block feature for some time now.

31 Aug 2017


Snapchat: We call police to check facts before publishing

Snapchat has an in-house editorial team of journalists which cross check user-generated coverage with other sources to ensure accuracy in news coverage.

29 Aug 2017

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter August with wife Priscilla

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his favorite social media platform yesterday to welcome his second daughter with wife Priscilla Chan. Elder daughter Max was born in 2015.

27 Aug 2017


Meet Honeypreet Insan, the Dera chief's adopted daughter

While Dera Sacha Sauda followers went on violent rampages following Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction in a rape case, the man himself was seen walking into a helicopter along with Honeypreet Insan, Singh's adopted daughter.

27 Aug 2017


WhatsApp will soon have verified accounts like Twitter, Facebook

WhatsApp is one of the most popular mobile messaging applications out there and it also enjoys a strong user base in India.

24 Aug 2017


WeChat users have started self-improvement groups with failure tax

While Chinese social media app WeChat was already offering loads of features from instant messaging, online publishing, online payments, business networking, online shopping etc., Chinese WeChat users have started using the app's features for self-improvement purposes.

20 Aug 2017

Social Media

Is your partner cheating? New app reveals their Tinder activity!

Do you feel your partner might be going on Tinder behind your back? Thanks to a new app, their (possible) straying ways might soon be over.

17 Aug 2017


India win 37 medals at World Dwarf Games

Indian contingent won 37 medals at the recently concluded World Dwarf Games in Canada.

17 Aug 2017


Italy teenager's post on "lucky I wasn't raped" goes viral

An Italian teenager's account of being sexually harassed has gone viral after she talked about feeling "lucky for not being raped".

15 Aug 2017


Government asks Facebook, Google, others to remove Blue Whale links

After the second alleged Blue Whale death in India, the government has asked internet giants like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, WhatsApp, Yahoo and Instagram, to remove all links to the dangerous online 'challenge'.

10 Aug 2017


It's official! Facebook launches TV-like video platform 'Watch'

Facebook has finally announced the launch of its dedicated online video platform 'Watch', months after reports about its increasing focus on video content surfaced.

10 Aug 2017


Google to soon launch Facebook-like personalized Feed in India!

Google is doubling its efforts to reach local language-speaking Indian users by focusing on regional content.

08 Aug 2017


Facebook edges past Microsoft, Google in profit per employee

If reports are to be believed, it's not the old-school behemoths Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet but the new age social media platform Facebook, that made the maximum moolah per employee in the second quarter of 2017.