The Congress alleged that Facebook was acting as an ally of the ruling BJP and pushing its agenda.
The landmark legislation is meant to deter the harmful effects of targeted online advertising for kids on social media platforms like Facebook and to protect Australians online through appropriate privacy laws.
It quickly became clear that even after years under the microscope for insufficiently policing its platform, the social network had missed how riot participants spent weeks vowing — on Facebook itself — to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election victory.
Business of taxi services, food aggregators, home delivery services come to a standstill as internet remains cut off in Jaipur, Dausa and Bikaner.
As per the report, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, is planning to talk about the name change of the firm at the company’s annual Connect conference on October 28.
"Neither WhatsApp nor your backup service provider will be able to read your backups or access the key required to unlock it," WhatsApp stated in its blogpost.
Increasingly, brands are collaborating with social media influencers for promotions and marketing. But, not all such tie-ups materialise. Three content creators share their experiences
“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.
Anonymous commentators who use social media to vilify and bully have become the latest battleground between Prime Minister Scott Morrison's government and U.S. tech giants.
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.'
The operator has not communicated a possible reason for the outage at the time of publish.
From courts to offices to neighbourhoods alerting each other about gang violence, the outage of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp disrupted the lives of many.
The outage of the three popular social media platforms - Instagram, Facebook and Whatsapp comes a day before one of its whistleblowers was all set to testify before a Congressional committee.
The trio took to rival micro-blogging website Twitter to confirm the outage.
The exact reason for the outage has not been established as yet.
Trump's attorneys on Friday filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Miami seeking a preliminary injunction against Twitter and its CEO, Jack Dorsey.
The supporter named Simon Silwood posted a racist message on West Brom footballer Romaine Sawyers during their Premier League match vs Man City on January 26.
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.