We have more than 434 million users on Facebook in India. And, as per the numbers disclosed over the last few years, we are growing equally in Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, Ajit Mohan said.
Yearender 2021: The reality is reels – an ensemble of sound and visuals to share some short message of 15 or 30 seconds on Instagram – are reducing the shelf life of a meme.
The development comes a day after Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj used abusive language against the Father of the Nation at an event here for which an FIR was registered against him.
Rohingya Muslims, in their lawsuit against Facebook said, 'Facebook has long been aware that hateful, outraged, and politically extreme content... is oxygen to the company's blood'. They seek $150 Billion in damages from the tech giant.
Meta’s gross ad revenue saw a 41 per cent jump to Rs 9,326 crore for the fiscal ended March 2021. It’s total income in India stood at about Rs 1,277 crore, while its net profit was at Rs 136 crore in FY20.
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.
From homophobic propaganda to military justifying brutality, hate speech in Myanmar is still doing rounds on Facebook, even after coming under scrutiny.
Meta, the parent company of Facebook said that it will remove ad targeting options on sensitive pointers such as health, race or ethnicity, political affiliation, religion or sexual orientation.
Zuckerberg's promise that “you’re going to able to do almost anything you can imagine” in "metaverse" might not be such a great idea
Facebook Messenger has more than 1.3 billion monthly active users globally, it informs in its blogpost.
A Moscow court ordered Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. to pay a new fine for not deleting content Russia considers illegal. The move comes as state officials seek to rein in tech giants.
A blog post from Facebook's Vice President Jerome Pesenti said that more than a third of Facebook's daily active users had opted in for its Face Recognition setting, now their faceprint data will be deleted.
In the process of identifying best officials for deposition, Facebook had sought a 14 extension from the Peace and Harmony committee of the Delhi Assembly which is probing Northeast Delhi Riots of 2020.
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.
From research as recent as March of this year to company memos that date back to 2019, the internal company documents on India highlight Facebook’s constant struggles in quashing abusive content on its platforms in the world’s biggest democracy and the company’s largest growth market.
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.