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Kangana Ranaut Has Been Summoned By A Delhi Assembly Panel For Anti-Sikh Instagram Posts

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Assembly's Peace and Harmony Committee has received complaints about "offensive" remarks made by actor.

US Attorneys Investigating Instagram Say It Ignored Research About Physical, Mental Health Of Young People

Nov 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.


Instagram Testing New Feature That Lets You Take A Break From Using The App

Instagram Chief Adam Mosseri said the idea behind the feature is to let users control their own experience on Instagram.

Facebook's Name Changed To Meta, Why? How?

Oct 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.


Why Are Social Media Influencers Giving Brands A Miss

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

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07 October, 2021

Instagram And Teens: How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe?

Associated Press (AP)

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.


06 October, 2021

Facebook Blames Outage On Error During Routine Maintenance

Associated Press (AP)

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.'


06 October, 2021

After Facebook Outage, Now Reliance Jio Users Face Network Issue

Outlook Business Team

The operator has not communicated a possible reason for the outage at the time of publish.


06 October, 2021

Facebook Outage: Dependent People Troubled Worldwide

Associated Press (AP)

From courts to offices to neighbourhoods alerting each other about gang violence, the outage of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp disrupted the lives of many.


05 October, 2021

What Happened To Whatsapp, Instagram And Facebook Last Night? Read Here

PTI

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.


04 October, 2021

Internet Sparks A Memefest As #FacebookDown Trends

Outlook Business Team

The trio took to rival micro-blogging website Twitter to confirm the outage.


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04 October, 2021

WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook Down

Outlook Business Team

The exact reason for the outage has not been established as yet.


27 September, 2021

Facebook Pauses The 'Instagram Kids' Project

Saptaparno Ghosh

Instagram Head Adam Mosseri clarified that pausing the project is not an acknowledgement that the project is a bad idea


29 August, 2021

25-Year-Old Instagram Influencer's 'Operation Flyaway' Rescue Dozens From Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

On Wednesday, their mission “Operation Flyaway” helped ferry 51 people from Afghanistan to Uganda on a privately chartered plane financed by the GoFundMe campaign.


12 August, 2021

International Youth Day: From Ashish Chanchlani To Aanchal Agrawal, Here’s What Your Favourite Influencers Have To Say

Eshita Bhargava

Youth Day is celebrated through various awareness campaigns, community concerts, and events to bring to notice the socio-economic and socio-political issues that the youth in every nation face.


10 August, 2021

Fake Vaccine Card: US College Officials Worry As Social Media Brings Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards To Internet

Associated Press (AP)

Across the internet, a cottage industry has sprung up to accommodate people who say they won't get vaccinated for either personal or religious reasons.


09 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Among World's Top Trends; India 'Loudest' Country On Facebook During Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra gained a whopping 2.6 million Instagram followers (+1900% increase)


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25 July, 2021

JLo Confirms Relationship With Ben Affleck On Instagram

Outlook Web Bureau

The couple were first spotted spending time together again in April, following Lopez's split from former fiance and professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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