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IT Rules: Govt Sets 50 Lakh Users Threshold To Define 'Significant Social Media Intermediary'

Feb 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The new rules require 'significant social media intermediaries' to follow additional due diligence

Facebook Asks Users For Their Personal Email Passwords

Apr 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

A message has been flashing on some Facebook users' log-in screen, demanding them to enter the password of the email ID they built their Facebook account on.

Facebook Investors Call On Mark Zuckerberg To Resign As Chairman Following Damaging Report

In a press call, Zuckerberg denied he had any prior knowledge about this firm.

This Rendition Of ‘Jana Gana Mana’ By Pianist Shayan Italia Becomes Most Viewed National Anthem On YouTube

Aug 05, 2018 Aniruddha Dhar

Interestingly, the composition was arranged and rendered on the world’s grandest concert piano, the flagship Steinway Model D.

Twitter Users May See A Drop In Follower Count. Here's Why

Twitter said it wants its users to have confidence that the follower numbers are "meaningful and accurate".

12 June, 2018

Woman In Kolkata Commits Suicide, Streams Act On Facebook Live

Outlook Web Bureau

The woman streamed the incident on Facebook, police said.

11 May, 2018

Facebook Responds To Indian Govt's Notice Over Alleged Data Breach

Outlook Web Bureau

A spokesperson of the social media giant said Facebook is grateful to the Indian government for giving it an opportunity to address concerns.


12 April, 2018

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Says His Data Also Harvested And Sold By Cambridge Analytica

Outlook Web Bureau

Zuckerberg was asked if his personal data was included in the information sold to the "malicious third parties" to which he replied "yes".

07 April, 2018

Has Your Data Been Leaked? Facebook Users To Receive Notification Regarding Data Breach On April 9

Outlook Web Bureau

In addition, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message informing them of this.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz