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India may force social media platforms to offer user verification
Social media platforms may have to offer an identify-verification option if the Data bill becomes a law.
Airtel's new plans start: Here's what's in it for users
The users of Rs 1,699 plan would have to pay Rs 2,398, which is an increase of 41%. I...
India crosses 300 foreign satellite launch mark
The American satellites are piggy backing on the rocket's main luggage, India's advanced eart...
Why Facebook passed on buying the predecessor to TikTok
TikTok ran afoul of regulators in 2019, but for different reasons than Facebook originally feared. The U.S. government has launched an investigation into whether ByteDance’s acquisition of Musical.ly two years ago to merge it with TikTok posed a national security risk.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends refusal to take down some content
Zuckerberg defended the refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy "even if it goes against our standards." But while he promoted free expression, limitations were place on coverage of his remarks at Georgetown University.
WhatsApp fallout: Govt flags risks to payments through social media companies
Centre reaching out to RBI, NPCI to discuss safety features, delaying WhatsApp payment feature launch.
Users vs Facebook: Tech giant to construct a 'Supreme Court' that will review privacy issues, controversial posts
The board will begin its operations by hearing Facebook-initiated cases.
Hillary Clinton takes Facebook CEO to task for fake news
Clinton argued in favour of creating "a whole new agenda of legislation and regulation" to govern how companies such as Facebook and Google exploit the data of its users.
Facebook paid contractors to transcribe user audio files
Facebook has confirmed that it had been transcribing users’ audio and said it will no longer do so.
Airtel Africa Q2 net profit up 39% YoY; data usage boosts
This profit growth was driven by rising data consumption and lower finance costs.
Facebook to pay $40mn for inflating data on video ads
Advertisers sued the social networking platform for overstating video-viewing metrics over an 18-month period from 2015-16, which led the advertisers paying extra for video ads based on the inflated data.
Not selling WhatsApp or Instagram: Mark Zuckerberg
Senator Josh Hawley (Missouri Republican) tweeted that he met Zuckerberg during his visit to Washington, DC on Thursday, and asked him to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.
Salesforce CEO calling for a Facebook break-up? Top boss calls the tech giant 'new cigarettes'
Marc Benioff said that the tech giant is making kids addictive.
Sensitive, super-sensitive data must remain in India: Prasad
Mincing no words, Minister for IT and Electronics Ravi Shankar Prasad said there must be a fine balance between data availability, utility, innovation and data privacy.
Facebook encryption threatens public safety, Priti Patel tells Zuckerberg
UK's Indian-origin home secretary Priti Patel stressed that while strong encryption was important for privacy, there was a need to balance data security with law enforcement requirements.
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