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Facebook removing Kashmiris’ WhatsApp accounts over policy on ‘inactive’ users

The people of Kashmir, whose access to the Internet has been blocked by the Indian government for the past four months, are...

HDFC Bank and Facebook signed agreements with government’s rural outreach platform

NEW DELHI: HDFC Bank and social networking giant Facebook on Tuesday signed agreements with government's rural outreach platform, Common Service Centres...

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps

Social networking site Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on smartphones sold by Huawei in order to comply with U.S....

WhatsApp To Deny Private Chat Screenshots: Report

San Francisco: Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is testing an ‘Authentication’ feature which would bar users from taking screenshots of their private...

Facebook Says It Uploaded Email Contacts Of Up To 1.5 Million...

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what...

FB Spent $20mn On Zuckerberg’s Security In 2018

San Francisco: Facebook spent $20 million on its CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security last year — four times more than what he...

Lok Sabha Polls: Facebook Removing 1 Million Accounts A Day

New Delhi: With the first phase of Lok Sabha polls just days away, Facebook on Monday said it is removing or blocking...

WhatsApp: Admins Take Control Of Your ‘Group’

New Delhi: In a bid to minimize fake news on its platform, WhatsApp is now testing a new feature within its Groups...

Facebook, Twitter Sucked Into India-Pakistan Information War

New Delhi: Pakistani social media campaigner Hanzala Tayyab leads about 300 ultra-nationalist cyber warriors fighting an internet war with arch-foe India, in...

RIP Google+, The World Will Not Miss You

California: Google+, the search engine’s attempt at making a dent into the world of social networks, is saying goodbye today. Google had...

Facebook Deletes Accounts Linked To India’s Congress Party, Pakistan Military

New Delhi: Facebook has deleted 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan for “inauthentic behaviour”, it said on Monday, many...

Facebook To Tighten Live Stream Access After Mosque Attacks

San Francisco:Facebook on Friday said it is tightening live video streaming rules in response to the service being used to broadcast deadly...

Facebook Bars White Nationalism, Stepping Up Hate Speech Curbs

San Francisco:Facebook announced Wednesday it would ban praise or support for white nationalism and white separatism as part of a stepped-up crackdown...

87,000 Groups On WhatsApp Targeting Voters

New Delhi:The first phase of voting begins from April 11 and WhatsApp – and not its parent company Facebook – has turned...

Facebook Fixes Glitch That Exposed Millions Of User Passwords To Employees

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has resolved a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within...

Facebook Says It Removed 1.5 Million Videos Of The New Zealand...

Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the...

New Zealand Massacre Shows How Online Users Find Ways To Share...

The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first internet broadcast of a violent crime,...

Facebook Blames Server Problem For Massive Outage

San Francisco: Facebook blamed a "server configuration change" Thursday for a massive outage affecting its applications around the world and brought fresh...

Facebook CEO Plans Public Debates About Tech For 2019 Personal Challenge

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he will host a series of public discussions about the future of technology in...

Facebook Kicks Myanmar Military-Linked Pages Off Platform

Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with hidden links to the military, the platform said Wednesday, as the...

6.8 million users possibly affected by latest photo bug: Facebook

US top social media network Facebook admitted that about 6.8 million users may risk their private photos being exposed to third-party apps....

Bomb threat spurs evacuation at Facebook’s Silicon Valley campus

A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc near San Francisco,...

Use Artificial Intelligence to to filter social media: Union government

The Union government has asked social media platforms to emulate the practices they follow in the U.K. in using tools based on...

Facebook CEO backed sharing customer data

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg questioned the business case for giving millions of outside software developers wide access to customer data before endorsing the...

Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach, logs out...

About 100 million users of Quora were affected by unauthorised access to one of its systems by a “malicious third party,” the knowledge-sharing website...

Facebook investors Mark Zuckerberg to resign as Facebook chairman: Report

Facebook investors have increased pressure on Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down after a New York Times investigation suggested that the social...

Govt bans Facebook, Whatsapp among 22 social networking sites in Kashmir

The government has banned 22 social networking sites in the Kashmir valley for one month from today and asked the Internet Service Providers (ISPs)...

Net Neutrality: Free is not really free!

One of the myriad characters, in Attia Hosain’s book, ‘Sunlight on a Broken Column’, brings to light the  consequences of the British relinquishing control...

Belarus: Islam Museum opens in Minsk Mosque

SHAFAQNA- The Islam Museum opens in Minsk Mosque in Belarus. Anyone, regardless of religion, can get acquainted with Islamic history,...