The tech giant is using a programme that whitelists millions of VIP users from the company's standard content moderation practices.
Odisha Police have arrested a woman on charges of duping numerous people by creating various fake social media accounts on Facebook and WhatsApp.
Twitter Community will have its own moderators who are able to set rules and invite or remove people.
After facing criticism, Facebook has finally released a report about its most-viewed posts for the first quarter of 2021 that might have reflected poorly on the social networking giant for its handling of Covid misinformation on its platform.
Fewer than 13 per cent of content views were on posts with links, and the top-viewed news domains account for only 0.31 per cent of all content views in News Feed.
Facebook has been criticised by the Taliban for blocking freedom of speech in Afghanistan as a result of the crackdown by the US firm
Facebook announced that it has banned the Taliban and all content supporting the insurgents from its platforms as it considers the group to be a terrorist organisation.
End-to-end encryption is already widely used by apps like WhatsApp to keep personal conversations safe from hackers and criminals.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Wednesday announced a new feature that will allow users to take their WhatsApp chat history with them when they change mobile operating systems.
Settings are now grouped into six broad categories, each containing several related settings -- Account, Preferences, Audience and Visibility, Permissions, Your Information, and Community Standards and Legal Policies.
Facebook has announced that it is planning to invest over $1 billion in programmes that give creators new ways to earn money for the content they create on Facebook and Instagram.
Choosing the video quality before sending is useful as it means that you can pick the right option to either save bandwidth or share the video without heavy compression.
The publishing of compliance reports by Google, Facebook and Instagram is bound to turn up the heat on Twitter, which has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules.
Tech firms like Twitter, Google, Facebook and TikTok have committed to tackle online abuse and enhance security for women on their respective platforms.
With an aim to promote independent writers, Facebook has announced a set of publishing and subscription tools -- Bulletin -- to support these creators in the US.
The agenda of the parliamentary panel meeting was to safeguard citizens' rights and prevent the misuse of social/online news media platforms.
Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday said it will publish an interim report on July 2 as mandated by the IT rules, and provide information on the number of content it removed proactively between May 15-June 15.
Parliament Standing Committee on Information Technology (I&T) has issued summons to Facebook India and Google India asking them to send their representatives to appear before it on Tuesday to hear their views on safeguarding citizens' rights and prevention of misuse of social online news media platforms.
Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram added the ability to view Stories on the web in 2017 and added direct messaging to desktop late last year.
Rajasthan Police have arrested a man for duping a woman of Rs 2.5 crore after befriending her on Facebook as a foreign woman.
In a bid to expand affordable internet access for the public, Facebook India on Tuesday announced new partnerships with internet service providers (ISPs) D-Vois and Netplus.
As Apple presented its flagship WWDC21 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social network will show creators how much money Apple and Google are actually taking from them via their respective app stores.
In a bid to help build better translation systems, Facebook has open-sourced FLORES-101, a first-of-its-kind, many-to-many evaluation data set covering 101 languages from all over the world.
Facebook suspended the US former President Donald Trump for two years, the maximum penalty under a newly revealed set of rules for suspending public figures, from its former indefinite ban set on January 7, 2021.