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Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter join Data Transfer Project

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 10:15:06 PM IST
To help billions of users manage their data and help them transfer that into and out of online services without privacy issues, four tech giants -- Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter -- on Friday announced to join the open source initiative called Da... read..
 

Facebook must adhere to German Holocaust denial laws, says Berlin

BERLIN | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
Facebook must stick to German laws which ban Holocaust denial, the Justice Ministry in Berlin said on Thursday after Mark Zuckerberg caused outrage by saying his platform should not delete such comments. Zuckerberg's remarks have fuelled further criticism... read..
 

Facebook CEO faces flak for refusing to ban Holocaust deniers

Washington DC, [USA] | July 19, 2018 7:11:23 AM IST
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has yet again come under fire after he refused to ban Holocaust deniers from the social-networking site.... read..
 

Facebook to remove posts that spur violence

San Francisco |Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
Accused of helping to spur violence in countries like Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India, Facebook has said it will begin removing misinformation that leads to violence and physical harm.... read..
 

Fixing mistakes for better content moderation: Facebook

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 AM IST
Facing ire over reports that it is protecting far-right activists and under-age accounts, Facebook on Wednesday said it takes the mistakes incredibly seriously and is working on to prevent these issues from happening again.... read..
 

Facebook joins Skill India Mission to empower youth

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST
Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to empower youth and entrepreneurs with digital skills in India.... read..
 

Facebook shielding far-right activists, under-age accounts: Report

London |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST
Moderators at Facebook are protecting far-right activists, preventing their Pages from being deleted even after they violate the rules set up by the social media giant, the media reported.... read..
 

Facebook joins Skill India Mission to train empower youth

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to empower youth and entrepreneurs with digital skills in India.... read..
 

Apple, Facebook, Twitter celebrate World Emoji Day

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Apple, Facebook, Twitter and other tech giants celebrated World Emoji Day on Tuesday with declaring most used and favourite emojis, announcement of new ones, acknowledging how emojis make conversataions easy and expressive without words, among others.... read..
 

Facebook joins Skill India Mission

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Facebook and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), have joined hands to empower youth and entrepreneurs with digital skills in India. Strengthening the Skill India Mission, the partnership will enable MSDE to incorporate Facebook's training o... read..
 

U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

By James Pearson and Mai Nguyen HANOI | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent. The law, which was approved by V... read..
 

Facebook will not remove fake news, but demote it

San Francisco |Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be "demoted" in the news feed.... read..
 
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