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'Facebook Shops' to take on Amazon in e-commerce: Here's how

20 May 2020

'Facebook Shops' to take on Amazon in e-commerce: Here's how

After launching several scattered features aimed at buying and selling products, Facebook is making a full-fledged move in the social e-commerce arena to take on players like Amazon.

COVID-19 crisis: Facebook cancels all large events until 2021

17 Apr 2020

COVID-19 crisis: Facebook cancels all large events until 2021

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve around the world, Facebook has decided to cancel all its large events until next year.

Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19

08 Apr 2020

Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19

In a major move, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and payments platform Square, has announced the decision to donate $1 billion, or about 28% of his wealth, to aid COVID-19 relief efforts.

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

26 Mar 2020

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

Facebook just banned ads on sanitizers, wipes, and face masks

20 Mar 2020

Facebook just banned ads on sanitizers, wipes, and face masks

In a bid to combat price-gouging practices stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus disease COVID-19, Facebook has expanded the scope of its ad policy.

Facebook just pledged $20 million to fight COVID-19 outbreak

15 Mar 2020

Facebook just pledged $20 million to fight COVID-19 outbreak

As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continues to grow worse around the world, Facebook is doing its part to help combat the pandemic.

Before big speeches, Zuckerberg gets his armpits blow-dried: Report

20 Feb 2020

Before big speeches, Zuckerberg gets his armpits blow-dried: Report

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has made a name for himself - for both good and bad reasons.

After Pichai, Elon Musk calls for regulation of AI development

19 Feb 2020

After Pichai, Elon Musk calls for regulation of AI development

A few weeks ago, Google and Alphabet's boss Sundar Pichai spoke on the possible risks and advantages of artificial intelligence (AI) and called for 'balanced' regulation of the tech.

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

15 Feb 2020

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

Before his maiden visit to India as the United States President, Donald Trump has sort of compared his Facebook popularity with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Elon Musk says Facebook is 'lame' and should be deleted

11 Feb 2020

Elon Musk says Facebook is 'lame' and should be deleted

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has never been a fan of Facebook or its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Five years after losing husband, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg announces engagement

04 Feb 2020

Five years after losing husband, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg announces engagement

Facebook's number two in command, Sheryl Sandberg announced her engagement to Tom Bernthal on Monday, less than five years after she lost her husband.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

31 Jan 2020

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is minting more money than you could imagine.

Facebook taking U-turn, drops plan to show WhatsApp ads: Report

17 Jan 2020

Facebook taking U-turn, drops plan to show WhatsApp ads: Report

For more than a year, we have been hearing about Facebook's highly ambitious plan to monetize WhatsApp by showing ads.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just unfollowed Mark Zuckerberg

18 Dec 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just unfollowed Mark Zuckerberg

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has never been a fan of Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook.

Facebook accused of running misleading ads about HIV prevention

12 Dec 2019

Facebook accused of running misleading ads about HIV prevention

Facebook's ad policies have been in question for all the wrong reasons.

Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth

02 Dec 2019

Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth

From Jeff Bezos to Elon Musk, billionaire business magnates often donate a part of their wealth to charitable causes.

Facebook just launched an app to make memes: Details here

20 Nov 2019

Facebook just launched an app to make memes: Details here

From Twitter to Snapchat, the entire social media scene is driven by the culture of viral and funny memes.

Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology

09 Nov 2019

Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology

On Friday, social media giant Facebook issued an apology after black employees at the company anonymously shared their experiences of racism.

After Twitter, Facebook comes up with a redesigned desktop site

21 Oct 2019

After Twitter, Facebook comes up with a redesigned desktop site

Just a couple of months back, Twitter redesigned its desktop website and faced immense criticism for the move.

People are losing access to their Facebook account, but why?

19 Oct 2019

People are losing access to their Facebook account, but why?

With a user base of more than 2 billion people, Facebook remains the biggest social media service on the planet.

US Presidential candidate Warren, Zuckerberg lock claws over #BreakUpBigTech

03 Oct 2019

US Presidential candidate Warren, Zuckerberg lock claws over #BreakUpBigTech

2020 US presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to break up tech giants including Facebook Inc, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn't pleased.

Apparently, Facebook is developing AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner

18 Sep 2019

Apparently, Facebook is developing AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner

After developing a bunch of Oculus-branded VR headsets, Facebook is shifting gears into the arena of augmented reality (AR).

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are Deepfake videos, how to spot them

17 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are Deepfake videos, how to spot them

In a world driven by social media and messaging services, misinformation can brew and spread in no time.

Is Facebook planning to charge money from users?

30 Aug 2019

Is Facebook planning to charge money from users?

With more than two billion users (still increasing), Facebook dominates as the biggest social media service on the planet.

Instagram building new 'Threads' app to take on Snapchat

28 Aug 2019

Instagram building new 'Threads' app to take on Snapchat

Once again, Facebook is mimicking Snapchat to improve its own product.

Five successful CEOs in India who are not even graduates

05 Aug 2019

Five successful CEOs in India who are not even graduates

Graduation is considered an important milestone in a student's learning journey.

Facebook renaming Instagram and WhatsApp; adding its own name

03 Aug 2019

Facebook renaming Instagram and WhatsApp; adding its own name

Despite being marred by plenty of privacy-related debacles, Facebook is making some decisions that are difficult to explain.

WhatsApp co-founder builds $80mn property in America's richest town

14 Jun 2019

WhatsApp co-founder builds $80mn property in America's richest town

If you become a billionaire overnight, how would you spend that truckload of money?

Watching AI generated Zuckerberg's (fake) video is scary

12 Jun 2019

Watching AI generated Zuckerberg's (fake) video is scary

We all have our concerns regarding Facebook and the huge amount of data it mines.

Facebook shareholders want to remove Zuckerberg as Chairman: Here's why

07 Jun 2019

Facebook shareholders want to remove Zuckerberg as Chairman: Here's why

Facebook's recent set of scandals - and its way of handling them - has not just fumed regular users but also triggered a wave of disapproval from the company's shareholders.

Kerala: 19-year-old engineer fixes WhatsApp bug, gets honored by Facebook

05 Jun 2019

Kerala: 19-year-old engineer fixes WhatsApp bug, gets honored by Facebook

Social media giant Facebook hires the brightest minds in the world to offer the absolute best, bug-free experience to its users, however, recently, a bug did skip their eye.

Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant

31 May 2019

Soon, Facebook could offer products with its own AI assistant

After Google, Apple, and Amazon, Facebook could be the next big technology giant to jump on the bandwagon of voice-activated products.

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

29 May 2019

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her $35bn fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.

This is how WhatsApp will make money, starting 2020

24 May 2019

This is how WhatsApp will make money, starting 2020

WhatsApp, the largest messaging service in the world, will serve advertisements as part of an effort to generate revenues.

Facebook co-founder calls for 'breakup' of the social network

10 May 2019

Facebook co-founder calls for 'breakup' of the social network

Chris Hughes, the man who worked with Mark Zuckerberg to bring Facebook to life, has called for a breakup of the social network.

How Facebook can pair you up with your 'Secret Crush'

01 May 2019

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.

F8: This is how Facebook and Instagram will change now

01 May 2019

F8: This is how Facebook and Instagram will change now

A few hours ago, Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its F8 developer conference.

Mark Zuckerberg built this device to help his wife sleep

29 Apr 2019

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.

Soon, Facebook might allow sending messages without installing Messenger

12 Apr 2019

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.

Soon, Facebook may start serving 'high-quality' news to users: Zuckerberg

02 Apr 2019

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.