Of these reports, the social network provided tools for users to resolve their issues in 402 cases. These include pre-established channels to report content for specific violations, self-remediation flows where they can download their data, avenues to address account hacked issues etc.
With the new update, users will be able to show up as avatar in their Facebook profile picture and comments, stickers, stories and more.
New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday categorically said in the Rajya Sabha that action will be taken against Social Media platforms if fake news and violence is spread through it. “There is freedom of speech but Article 19A says that this is subject to reasonable restrictions,” said Communications, Electronics & Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar […]
Islamabad: A coalition comprising digital media giants Facebook, Google and Twitter (among others) have spoken out against the new regulations approved by the Pakistani government for social media, threatening to suspend services in the country if the rules were not revised, it was reported. In a letter to Prime Minster Imran Khan earlier this month, […]
Menlo Park (California): Grappling with the best and the worst of humanity, a quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues. Committed to weed out the “bad” content, Sheryl Sandberg said […]
San Francisco: Facebook has announced long-term investments in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to proactively detect content that violates its policies. “To help us catch more of this problematic content, we’re working to make sure our AI systems can understand content with as little supervision as possible,” Manohar Paluri from Facebook’s AI team said during […]
San Francisco: Facebook has announced its first grants for independent research on social media’s impact on democracy that will investigate, among other things, the role of technology platforms in spread of misinformation. Social media platforms have come under intense scrutiny around the world ever since allegations surfaced of Russian-linked accounts trying to influence the 2016 US […]
San Francisco: In order to “protect the integrity” of its platform, social networking giant Facebook has sued a New Zealand based fraud company that sold inauthentic likes, views and followers for Instagram posts and accounts for an undisclosed amount. Facebook estimates that the company, Social Media Series Limited, run by Arend Nollen, Leon Hedges and David […]
New Delhi: Barely a week away from when the world’s largest democracy goes to the polls, the fake news factories on Facebook and its owned WhatsApp have become active like never before as the social media giant scrambles for solutions which are few and far between. The game on Facebook is different from other social […]
New York: Can’t help skimming through your Facebook timeline even as you take a break from work? You may just be wired to do so as the brain prepares us to be socially connected to other people even when we get some rest, says a new research. “The brain has a major system that seems […]