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Facebook restrictions to have little impact on Huawei: Experts

Political advertising on Facebook creating ‘inequalities’

London: As more and more political parties advertise on Facebook to reach out to maximum number of voters, the practice is creating new types of inequalities for campaigners and, in turn, posing new set of challenges for the regulators, warn researchers. Traditional campaigning regulations are based on the theory that[Read More…]

Facebook restrictions to have little impact on Huawei: Experts

Facebook removes 118 fake Russian accounts

San Francisco: Facebook has removed 118 accounts, Pages and Groups involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour on its platform, as well as on Instagram, as part of a network emanating from Russia that focused on Ukraine and several other countries. There were 62 Facebook accounts, 10 Pages and 25 Groups. About[Read More…]

FB slammed for banning breast cancer non-profit's ads

Facebook slammed for banning breast cancer non-profit’s ads

Sydney: Facebook is facing criticism from breast cancer survivors after the social network banned an ad campaign run by an Australian breast cancer non-profit, citing nudity rules. The campaign by Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) which featured topless photos of breast cancer survivors was “specifically designed to draw attention to[Read More…]

Facebook shutting down group video chat app Bonfire

Facebook shutting down group video chat app Bonfire

San Francisco: Facebook has decided to shut down a clone of the main Group video chat app called “Houseparty”, which is a virtual hangout for its users in a group. According to The Verge on Friday, the clone app called “Bonfire” which Facebook began testing in 2017, will stop working[Read More…]

Facebook restrictions to have little impact on Huawei: Experts

Facebook hiring fast to launch its own bitcoin: Report

San Francisco: Facebook is working hard to launch its own bitcoin for cryptocurrency-based payments on its platform that has 2.38 billion users. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday, the social media giant is “recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants” towards this goal. The[Read More…]

Facebook, T-Hub look for innovative Indian AI startups

Facebook, T-Hub look for innovative Indian AI startups

New Delhi: Facebook, in partnership with the global startup catalyst T-Hub, on Friday announced to open applications for the second edition of the “India Innovation Accelerator’ programme. In the first edition, T-Hub and Facebook selected a cohort of nine start-ups from 20 shortlisted applications for the three-month programme. These start-ups[Read More…]

Facebook keeps aside $3 bn ahead of US FTC fine

San Francisco: Battling several privacy violations, Facebook has kept aside $3 billion, anticipating a record fine coming from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal that involved 87 million users. “In the first quarter of 2019, we reasonably estimated a probable loss and recorded[Read More…]

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