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Facebook users to now petition elected officials for change

Facebook users to now petition elected officials for change

San Francisco: Facebook is set to launch a petitions feature called “Community Actions” that will let users request a change from their local and national elected officials and government agencies. According to a report in TechCrunch late Sunday, “Community Actions” will be a petition feature in Facebook’s News Feed and[Read More…]

Snapchat rolls out new filters for your cat

New Snapchat update draws ire of over 6 lakh users

London: Snapchat’s latest redesign, which was released last week, has not gone down well with many users. This is evident from the fact that an online petition calling for the removal of the new update has attracted more than 6 lakh signatures. The “Remove the new Snapchat update” petition, which is[Read More…]

Ghana University wants to remove Gandhi statue from campus

A petition calling for the removal of a of Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi from a university in Ghana is gaining popular support.  The university has cited a controversy over what critics call his “racist identity.” Even though the government has made it clear that the removal would be for[Read More…]

Petitions in Pakistan court to ban Indian movies, EVMs

A petition demanding the ban on exporting electronic voting machines and biometric machines from India has been filed in the Lahore high court. Advocate Azhar Siddique has filed a writ petition on behalf of a citizen, and said the Pakistan Election Commission (ECP) opened bidding to acquire the electronic voting[Read More…]

WhatsApp to bring fake news verification model Verificado in India

SC quashes petition seeking ban on WhatsApp

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by Haryana-based activist Sudhir Yadav to ban social messaging application WhatsApp. His reasoning included that it is a threat to national security as it enables terrorists to communicate given its end-to-end encryption. The apex court asked Yadav to approach the Centre or any[Read More…]

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