India  /  Published 13.11.20

FB should be regulated: Ex-employee

A former Facebook employee, who quit the company two years ago over differences over its response to the Black Lives Matter movement, told a Delhi Assembly panel on Thursday that the social media gian...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.11.20

Flip-flop on Assam minister’s FB post

Facebook has restored a post by Assam cabinet minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma claiming that a crowd had raised “Pakistan zindabad” slogans while receiving AIUDF chief Badruddin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.11.20

FB tags as false Assam minister’s post

A Facebook post by Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma claiming that a crowd raised “Pakistan zindabad” slogans while receiving AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal at Silchar airport...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 07.11.20

FB axe on ‘Stop the Steal’

The first post in the new Facebook group that was started on Wednesday was innocuous enough. “Welcome” to Stop the Steal, it said. But an hour later, the group uploaded a minute-long vide...
By Sheera Frenkel in Oakland, California

India  /  Published 06.11.20

WhatsApp to have auto-delete option

By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 05.11.20

Turkey fines FB, Twitter

Turkey has fined global companies including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube 10 million lira ($1.18 million) for not complying with a new social media law,  minister Omer Fatih Sayan said on Wednesd...
By Reuters in Ankara

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.20

STATE DIGEST: Covid cases down to 1 at Bokaro Steel Plant

Police from Hazaribagh’s Korra have arrested a resident of Mayurhand in Chatra for allegedly hacking the Facebook account of a girl and threatening her. Rohit Singh has been accused of being ins...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 04.11.20

Crimes different, FB account modus operandi same

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sikkim Police have arrested two persons whose charges are different, but both of whom adopted fake Facebook accounts to carry out their alleged activitie...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

World  /  Published 30.10.20

FB protecting integrity of elections, says Mark

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, and have also p...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.20

FB lesson for TMC in BJP fight

The Trinamul Congress launched a new campaign on social media — “Mark yourself safe from BJP” — at the start of Durga Puja to assess the ruling party’s support base, espe...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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