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Viral Video: Woman With Computer Science Degree Begging In Varanasi Streets
Viral Video: Woman With Computer Science Degree Begging In Varanasi Streets

This video of a woman begging in the streets of Varanasi has gone viral on Social Media.

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FB, Instagram To Delete 'Sensitive' Ads Linked To Race, Religion
FB, Instagram To Delete 'Sensitive' Ads Linked To Race, Religion

According to the company, it has heard concerns from experts that targeting options like these could be used in ways that lead to negative experiences for people in underrepresented groups.

FB User Data Requests From Indian Govt Increased In 2021: Meta
FB User Data Requests From Indian Govt Increased In 2021: Meta

Of the total volume, the US continues to submit the largest number of requests, followed by India, Germany, France, Brazil and the UK.

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US-Based Meta Company To Sue FB For Infringing Upon Its Name

The name "Facebook" doesn't fully encompass everything the company does now, and is still closely linked to one product, he added.

FB Is Adding Monetisation Features To Groups
Make Money On Facebook: New Features For FB Groups Soon, Check Details

While Facebook is also allowing group admins to set up free subgroups, the paid version of the feature is the company's latest effort to create subscription-based products, the report said.

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10 publishers behind 69% climate change misinformation on Facebook

10 publishers including Breitbart, Russia Today, and Media Research Center are responsible for spreading most climate change misinformation on Facebook, according to a new report by UK-based Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH).

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Standing Committee On IT To Meet On Nov 16, Likely To Summon FB Whistleblower

The newly-constituted Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology will meet on November 16 and it is likely to call the Facebook whistleblower on hate content to depose personally as the present laws do not permit via video conferencing.

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Facebook India Seeks 14-Day Extension From Delhi Assembly Over Summon

The Committee was constituted after the Northeast Delhi riots took place between anti and pro-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters.

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FB Expands Fight Against Covid Vax Misinformation To Include Kids

Facebook will also remove any claim that Covid-19 vaccines can kill or seriously harm kids, that they are not effective for children at all, and that anything other than a Covid-19 vaccine can inoculate children against the virus.

Facebook Directed To Pay $257 Per Victim Over Personal Data Breach
Facebook Directed To Pay $257 Per Victim Over Personal Data Breach

In response, a group of local Facebook users collectively filed for a damage relief process with the PIPC in April, seeking financial compensation and the disclosure of information on which personal data were leaked and to whom, from the operator of Facebook.

Facebook Inc Rebrands Itself As Meta
Facebook Inc Rebrands Itself As Meta

Facebook Inc. will now be called Meta, company founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said while announcing rebranding of the social media giant at the company’s Connect 2021 presentation held virtually on Thursday.

WhatsApp Violates Users' Rights By Denying Dispute Resolution: Centre To Delhi HC
WhatsApp Violates Users' Rights By Denying Dispute Resolution: Centre To Delhi HC

According to the new Information Technology Rules, 2021, it is mandatory for social media intermediaries like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp to trace chats and make provisions to identify the first originator of the information.

FB To Downrank Your Groups Posts If You Break Rules
FB To Downrank Your Groups Posts If You Break Rules

The tech giant said it will add a new "Flagged by Facebook" feature that shows group administrators content that's been flagged for removal.

WhatsApp For IOS Working On New Message Reaction Feature
WhatsApp For IOS Working On New Message Reaction Feature

WhatsApp has also been working on multi-device support 2.0, which will bring an iPad app and let users connect to the app even without an internet connection with their phones or with it off.

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FB Introduces New Page Experience For Users In India

In a bid to make it simpler for public figures and creators to build a community and achieve their business objectives, Facebook on Friday rolled out a new Page design in India.

FB Failed To Flag India Hate Content As It Lacked 'Hindi, Bengali' Classifiers
FB Failed To Flag India Hate Content As It Lacked 'Hindi, Bengali' Classifiers

Facebook, battered by a whistleblower's serious accusations in the US against its "toxic" and "divisive" algorithms, allegedly did not take action on fear-mongering and hate content related to India because of "the lack of Hindi and Bengali classifiers".

Telegram Gains 70 Million New Users
Telegram Gains 70 Million New Users In One Day After FB Outage

Telegram experienced a record increase in user registration and activity amid the massive Facebook outage

Global Outage Of WhatsApp, Facebook And Insta
How Netizens In Odisha Bemoaned Global Outage Of WhatsApp, Facebook And Insta

Netizens and social media users in Odisha expressed their resentment over the development even though the three social media platforms reconnected to the global internet early on Tuesday morning.

$6 Billion LOSS
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Outage: Zuckerberg Loses $6Billion In 6 Hours!

Last evening, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp went down for a few hours across many parts of the world. The rare global outage of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp which lasted for six hours cost the owner Mark Zuckerberg a whopping $6 billion.

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Facebook, WhatsApp And Instagram Back After Outage

The outage appeared to affect Facebook's internal websites as well, famed developer Jane Wong noted in a tweet.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Servers Crash Worldwide
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Servers Crash Worldwide

Many other users have also reported that other Facebook-owned services like Instagram, Messenger and its own social media platform are all experiencing this issue. Users worldwide have taken to their Twitter handles to share their views on this issue. 

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Instagram Pauses Kids' Version, FB Says Not Toxic For Teens

In a blog post, Facebook Vice President and Head of Research, Pratiti Raychoudhury dismissed the WSJ's assessment of internal research as not accurate and denied the claims that Instagram was toxic for teenage girls.

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Facebook India Appoints Ex-IAS Officer As Head Of Public Policy

Rajiv Aggarwal, a former IAS officer is now appointed as the Head of Public Policy to lead the policy development initiatives for the social media engagements in India.

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5.8 Million FB Users Have VIP Pass That Exempts Them From Harsh Action

The tech giant is using a programme that whitelists millions of VIP users from the company's standard content moderation practices.

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Bhubaneswar: Woman Creates Fake Facebook Account To Dupe Men In Odisha, Arrested

Odisha Police have arrested a woman on charges of duping numerous people by creating various fake social media accounts on Facebook and WhatsApp.

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