Sunday, March 24, 2019

Change Facebook password, turn on 2FA now: Experts

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
After a report revealed around 200-600 million Facebook users may have had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by over 20,000 Facebook employees, cybersecurity experts are urging users to change their passwords and turn on the two-... read..

AI couldn't catch NZ attack video streaming: Facebook

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Facing flak for failure to block the live broadcast of the New Zealand terrorist attack last week, Facebook on Thursday said that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools were not "perfect" to detect the horrific video.... read..

Facebook brings quoted message replies to Messenger

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
To help people not lose the threads of conversations on Messenger, Facebook has introduced the quoted message reply feature on its messaging platform, the media reported.... read..

Facebook stored users' passwords in 'readable' form

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Facebook on Thursday said it has fixed a security issue wherein millions of its users' passwords were stored in plain text and "readable" format for years and according to reports, were searchable by thousands of its employees.... read..

Facebook unveils new VR headset Oculus Rift S at GDC

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 12:15:45 PM IST
Facebook has unveiled Oculus Rift S, a new version of its PC headset Oculus Rift, at the ongoing Game Developers Conference (GDC) here.... read..

Facebook restores Page warning about fascism

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
After facing flak for briefly banning one of India's most active Pages on Facebook that warned people about the dangers of fascism, the social media giant has restored the Page and apologised to its creator Dhruv Rathee.... read..

Local news dry up for Facebook media project in US

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Facebook is having trouble finding enough local news to feed its new journalism initiative, because hundreds of newspapers have shut down in the US.... read..

Facebook says New Zealand attack video was viewed 4,000 times before it was pulled down

Others | March 19, 2019 9:41:41 PM IST
After pulling down 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand attack from its platform, Facebook has now revealed more information related to the extent of distribution of the terrible video.... read..

4,000 viewed NZ mosques shootings live: Facebook

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Facing the flak over its inability to spot and remove the livestreaming of New Zealand mosque's shooting, Facebook on Tuesday said 4,000 people viewed it before being taken down.... read..

Facebook recorded largest outage ever: Downdetector

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The recent service outage of Facebook, for 12 hours, was the largest such incident for the social media platform, Downdetector, a subsidiary of Ookla -- a global mobile and broadband network intelligence company, said on Monday.... read..

AirAsia CEO quits Facebook over Christchurch videos

Kuala Lumpur |Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes has deleted his Facebook account over the circulation of a video of the Christchurch mosques carnage that claimed the lives of 50 people, saying the social media giant needed to "clean up and not just think of financials".... read..

Facebook removes 1.5 million videos of New Zealand terror attack

Others | March 18, 2019 9:11:42 PM IST
Facebook has announced to have removed 1.5 million videos in the first 24 hours following the deadly attack at mosques in New Zealand that left 50 people dead, and an equal number of people injured.... read..
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