World  /  Published 17.02.22

Facebookers out, in with Metamates

Google’s employees are called Googlers. Amazon’s workers are known as Amazonians. Yahoo’s employees were Yahoos. So it was a conundrum for employees at Facebook, long known as Facebo...
By Mike Isaac, Sheera Frenkel in San Francisco

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Has Mark Zuckerberg’s futuristic Metaverse lost its sheen?

Lost charm Sir — Social media has become an inextricable part of our lives. The 21st century saw a meteoric rise in the popularity of platforms like Facebook and Twitter, both of which have a s...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 21.01.22

India: Activists urge FB to release rights audit

Activists and whistleblowers urged Facebook at a webinar on Wednesday night to release a human rights audit of its work in India that it has allegedly withheld for more than six months. The demand co...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 18.01.22

Crypto Start-ups

When Sandy Carter left her job as a vice-president of Amazon’s cloud computing unit, she announced in a LinkedIn post that she was joining a crypto technology company. She included a link for op...
By Daisuke Wakabayashi, Mike Isaac

Business  /  Published 07.01.22

Cookie crumbles for tech giants

France’s data privacy watchdog CNIL said on Thursday it had fined Alphabet’s Google a record $169 million for making it difficult for Internet users to refuse online trackers known as cook...
By Reuters in Paris


News  /  Published 20.12.21

Meta and CBSE create a curriculum on digital safety and wellbeing and augmented reality

Meta and CBSE will collaborate on content curation and development of curriculum integrating immersive technologies, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.21

New addictions: screen time

Technology has transformed human lives. Such is the bond between the modern man and the mobile phone that their brotherhood has led to psycholinguists coining phone-addiction-related neologisms. This ...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 12.12.21

WhatsApp, Meta to fill key posts

Meta (formerly Facebook) and WhatsApp are scouting for candidates for the roles of nodal contact and grievance officer as well as chief compliance officer — positions that have been mandated und...
in New Delhi

World  /  Published 08.12.21

Rohingya sues Meta

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the social media company did not take action against anti-Rohingya hate ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Science Tech  /  Published 05.12.21

Meta’s support for creator economy

An average of over six million Reels are produced in India every day Over 160 per cent year-on-year growth in in-stream revenue earned by monetising creators and video publishers in India ...
By Mathures Paul


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