Facebook has come under fire over its decision not to fact-check ads run by politicians on the platform.
Here's Facebook's journey since 2004 till present — new features, news scandals, everything.
RBI directive on data localisation: Though security agencies back move, govt may take a lenient view
The US companies are working on twin policies of threat and dialogue to wriggle out from the RBI mandatory regulation on data localisation.
The report says that if Instagram were a standalone company it would be worth $100 billion.
The social media giant now has the fact-checking programme running in 14 countries and plans to scale to more countries by the end of the year.
Many companies offer these types of services and, like Facebook, they also get information from the apps and sites that use them.
"I think there should be regulations on social media to the degree that it negatively affects the public good. We can't have like willy-nilly proliferation of fake news, that's crazy," said Musk
WhatsApp's condition for admins to share public links only with trusted users in Group Chats leaves it open for data misuse
We spoke to Wadhwa about WhatsApp's clarifications and also asked him if a #DeleteWhatsApp movement was actually possible in India, considering the user base.
Facebook increases transparency for electoral ads and Pages to prevent any interference on its platform during elections
Facebook is also investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and adding more people to help find advertisers that should have gone through the authorisation process but did not.
Robust legal framework required to tackle issues related to data privacy to avoid Facebook Cambridge Analytica type breach: Researchers
Looking at the current Facebook crisis, Raymond said Cambridge Analytica's use of data from various Facebook apps really isn't much different; they just gathered the information into a single source.
German minister calls Facebook a 'network of opacity' in light of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal
The Justice Minister argued that the only way for Facebook to regain lost trust was to allow independent experts and data protection agencies to subject the company's practices to a thorough investigation.
Facebook plans to restrict data access via multiple APIs, logins, to show apps you are connected to at top of News Feed and more
Facebook will be controlling the data access that third-party apps have when you use Facebook logins or APIs to connect with them.
Govt will wait for Facebook and Cambridge Analytica's responses before taking any action: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad further said that a UK parliamentary committee is conducting an investigation and added that he did not wish to comment on the views of one of its members.
Mark Zuckerberg may have addressed the Cambridge Analytica issue, but nothing changes unless we take data protection seriously
While all the measures Zuckerberg announced, sound great, he still left many questions unanswered.
Former operations manager claims Facebook took years to stop routine data harvesting practices conducted by software developers
Former Facebook’s in charge for data handling told about business practices that are alleged to have enabled Cambridge Analytica to gain unauthorised access to the data
Ravi Shankar Prasad claims Congress has links to data firm Cambridge Analytica, warns of stern action
Cambridge Analytica is at the eye of a fresh data leak controversy as reports emerged that the firm had access to millions of Facebook users' personal data, which is used to identify the personalities of American voters and influence their behaviour to help US President Donald Trump win elections.
Facebook's reputation has been tarnished ever since 2016, following disclosures of Russian-led efforts to influence the US election
Stocks of social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Snap take a hit over concerns of potential regulation
With concerns that Facebook’s handling of users’ data would lead to stepped up government regulation, Twitter slumped 9.0 percent.