New update will not affect privacy of messages sent to family or friends, WhatsApp clarifies
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YouTube comes under fire for lax approach on overseas election misinformation
But half a world away in Myanmar, which held a general election just five days after the U.S. vote and faced a tidal wave of online misinformation including unfounded claims of voter fraud, the new rules do not apply.
Google hit with third lawsuit as U.S. states sue over search monopoly
The states are asking for their lawsuit to be consolidated with one filed by the Justice Department in October, according to a statement from the Colorado attorney general's office.
Facebook accuses Apple of anticompetitive behavior
The world's biggest social media company ran full-page ads in major newspapers criticizing Apple's plans, which will limit apps' ability to gather data from people's phones that can be used for targeted advertising.
Australia sues Facebook over user data, echoing U.S. antitrust case
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it was seeking an unspecified fine from Facebook for promoting a virtual private network as a way for people to protect their data, while secretly using the information to pick targets for commercial acquisitions.
No element in Bajrang Dal's content that necessitates ban: Facebook India head
Mohan deposed before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, chaired by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. The panel had called him on the issue of the citizens' data safety. Mohan was accompanied by Shivnath Thukral, the public policy director of Facebook.
Focused on investing in India for long run: Facebook
Facebook is hosting 'Fuel for India 2020', which will see its chief Mark Zuckerberg and Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani engage in a conversation around opportunities in India, the way digital can accelerate economic progress, and how small businesses will be a key part of the global recovery going forward.
India vanguard for product innovations and investments: Facebook's David Fischer
India, with nearly 700 million internet users, is turning into a market where products are debuted and tested before they are taken across the world. It is also a market where the US-based social media giant is making first-of-its-kind investments in start-ups and large enterprises, chief revenue officer David Fischer told ET in an exclusive interview.
IMC2020: Facebook says India is at an inflection point, to invest in people, technology, partnerships
The company has recently invested Rs 43,574 crore in Jio Platforms for a 9.99% stake at a time when data consumption has expanded propelled by cheap tariff plans.
Usage of various tools like messaging, live video grew globally during pandemic: Facebook
Speaking at the India Mobile Congress 2020, Facebook India Director and Head of Partnerships Manish Chopra said digital engagement has shot through the roof as people around the world practice social distancing.
New US lawsuits could force Facebook to sell WhatsApp, Instagram
Facebook Inc could be forced to sell its prized assets WhatsApp and Instagram after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and nearly every U.S. ...
Facebook India profit doubles in fiscal 2020
The company’s revenues for the year went up 43% to Rs. 1,277.39 crore, according to Registrar of Companies filing, which were shared by market intelligence firm Tofler. The company’s total expenses for the fiscal were reported as Rs. 1,046 crore.
Facebook changing 'race-blind' hate speech policy: Report
The change is set to alter the social network's "so-called race-blind" system that has removed anti-white comments and excised innocuous comments by people of color, the Post said.