Facebook's own research made it aware of the harms Instagram can cause teenagers (especially teen girls) when it comes to mental health and body image issues. US Attorneys are now investigating Meta Platforms.
Internet giant Facebook has been rebranded to Meta. Will any changes be seen on the platforms? How far has facebook travelled since 2004? What are the reasons of this rebranding?
Facebook Name Change: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger will stay, corporate structure won't change but shares will start trading under the ticker 'MVRS' from 1st November.
The revelations by whistleblower Frances Haugen have put the US tech giant under renewed scrutiny. Stricter rules are overdue, the EU’s digital policy chief told DW.
“We do not allow bullying and harassment on our platform, but when it does happen, we act,” Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of global safety, wrote in a blog post.
For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only intensified concerns about the popular photo sharing app.
Santosh Janardhan, Facebook's vice president of infrastructure, said in a blog post that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp going dark was 'caused not by malicious activity, but an error of our own making.'
Facebook says it is allowing public figures with verified accounts to start live audio rooms and invite anyone else to speak.
The newsworthiness exemption, makes a statement offensive, bullying or otherwise controversial, breaking community standard
Facebook said letters of intent had been signed with independent news organizations Private Media, Schwartz Media and Solstice Media.
The Parliament on Thursday passed amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code agreed between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.
The blockade has escalated a fight with the government over whether powerful tech companies should have to pay news organizations for content.
The Australian Parliament is debating proposed laws that would make the two platforms strike deals to pay for Australian news.
Zuckerberg also said the risk of allowing President Trump to continue to use the platform during this period is 'simply too great'
WhatsApp has started its payments service in a 'graded' manner, starting with a maximum registered user base of 20 million in UPI
At a fireside chat with Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, he said India's middle-class, which is about 50 per cent of the nation's total number of households, will grow three to four per cent per year.
Facebook's manoeuvring harms competition, leaves consumers with few choices and deprives advertisers of the benefits of competition, the complaint states.
Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg support reforming laws but oppose government regulation
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.