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“Need Time To Think…”: Pankaja Munde Says, Removes BJP From Twitter Bio

December 2, 2019

Pankaja Munde is the daughter of late senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde Read inOther Languages Mumbai: BJP leader Pankaja Munde raised eyebrows today after dropping her party’s name from her Twitter bio, which now simply reads: “Rt’s are not endorsements”. On Sunday Ms Munde wrote in a Facebook post that she needed time to introspect […]

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Facebook Restrictions to Have Little Impact on Huawei: Experts

June 11, 2019

Highlights Facebook restricted access to Huawei to comply with US ban Facebook is suspending app preinstalls on Huawei smartphones Consumers can still install apps via the Google Play Store Chinese smartphone giant Huawei, which is currently battling the trade ban imposed by the US, has also been cut off by Facebook to comply with the […]

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Facebook Will Clarify its Terms and Conditions on Data Use Amid Rising Calls for Penalties

April 13, 2019

Given the ongoing controversies relating to how Facebook user data has been used and misused by various groups – particularly those with political affiliations – Facebook is coming under increasing pressure to better outline exactly how it uses such insights, while others are also calling for the company to be held accountable for the content […]

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How Much Could ‘Facebook Pay’ Push Up the Stock in 2019

March 13, 2019

Facebook’s (FB – Get Report) next growth driver is Instagram, right? Right. But there could be another driver, and that’s payments. Facebook, whose core platform has decelerated in the past year or so, has found new growth drivers. The stock has come back to life since falling to its 52-week low of $123 in the […]

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Plans Public Debates About Tech for 2019 Personal Challenge

January 12, 2019

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he will host a series of public discussions about the future of technology in society as part of his personal challenge this year. Zuckerberg sounded his plan in a Facebook post, which has been a regular feature when he airs his New Year’s resolutions that in the past […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Halts Stock Sales as Facebook Shares Tumble

January 12, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s multibillion-dollar stock sale ground to a halt in the final months of 2018. The Facebook co-founder didn’t sell a single share in the fourth quarter, when the social media company’s stock tumbled 20 percent amid a broader market rout. It’s the first quarter in more than two years he’s refrained from doing so, according to […]

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Facebook Says Not Moderating Content Based on ‘Inaccurate’ Information

January 4, 2019

Facebook has dismissed media reports claiming that thousands of its content moderators rely on inaccurate and disorganised information to determine what content to allow or remove from its platform. Reacting to a report in The New York Times that accused Facebook of being “ad hoc”, “disorganised”, “secretive”, and doing things “on the cheap”, the social media network on Saturday […]

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Zuckerberg Sees ‘Progress’ for Facebook After Tumultuous Year

January 4, 2019

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Friday the world’s biggest social network has “fundamentally” changed to focus on securing its systems against manipulation and misinformation. Capping a tumultuous year marked by data protection scandals and government probes, Zuckerbergsaid he was “proud of the progress we’ve made” in addressing Facebook’s problems. “For 2018, my personal challenge has been […]

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Facebook’s Leaked Content Moderation Documents Reveal Serious Problems

January 4, 2019

Facebook’s thousands of content moderators worldwide rely on a bunch of unorganised PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets to decide what content to allow on the social network, revealed a report. These guidelines, which are used to monitor billions of posts every day, are apparently filled with numerous gaps, biases, and outright errors. The unnamed Facebook […]

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Facebook Let Some Companies Access Your Private Messages, Friends Lists: Report

December 28, 2018

Another day and another set of startling revelations about Facebook’s lax attitude towards user privacy. The social giant reportedly gave major tech companies more access than advertised to the personal user data. According to a report, the company effectively exempted the tech giants like Yahoo, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix and Spotify from privacy restrictions that are […]

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