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'Facebook denounces hate, bigotry in all forms'; social media giant responds to Congress letters
India

'Facebook denounces hate, bigotry in all forms'; social media giant responds to Congress letters

Congress leaders wrote to Mark Zuckerberg following reports by the WSJ and the Time magazine about the conduct of company's team in India, alleging bias and proximity with the ruling BJP

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party
India

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party

At least five profiles of Singh, which had more than three lakh followers, showed the message that 'this content is not available right now'

Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan appears before Parliamentary panel over WSJ report on hate speech
India

Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan appears before Parliamentary panel over WSJ report on hate speech

A parliamentary panel lead by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had taken note of a WSJ article claiming that Facebook ignored its hate-speech rules in favour of the BJP

'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg
India

'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Earlier, the Congress party had written to Zuckerberg, demanding a probe into the alleged bias and interference by Facebook India in the country's electoral democracy

Ankhi Das openly supported BJP on Facebook's internal group, says WSJ report; Congress seeks criminal probe against social media giant
India

Ankhi Das openly supported BJP on Facebook's internal group, says WSJ report; Congress seeks criminal probe against social media giant

According to the report, messages written by Das showed her praising Narendra Modi as the ‘strongman’ who ended the Congress’ hold in India

Facebook plans to introduce 'Facebook News' feature in India by next year
News & Analysis

Facebook plans to introduce 'Facebook News' feature in India by next year

Facebook has said that the news publishers will be paid in every country for the delivery of news on the app.

Congress writes to Mark Zuckerberg, demands time-bound inquiry into Facebook India's operations
India

Congress writes to Mark Zuckerberg, demands time-bound inquiry into Facebook India's operations

KC Venugopal also demanded that pending the internal investigation and submission of the report, the company should "consider a new team to lead Facebook India ops"

Raipur-based journalist files FIR against Facebook India's public policy director for 'inciting communal animosity'
India

Raipur-based journalist files FIR against Facebook India's public policy director for 'inciting communal animosity'

The FIR against Facebook India's public policy director Ankhi Das was filed by journalist Awesh Tiwari, who is named in a separate FIR filed by Das in Delhi

'Facing threats against my body, life': Facebook India's public policy director files complaint after violent reactions to WSJ report
India

'Facing threats against my body, life': Facebook India's public policy director files complaint after violent reactions to WSJ report

Das alleged that several people were issuing 'threats, making sexually coloured remarks and defaming her' through online posts

Facebook officially launches Music destination on Facebook Watch in India
News & Analysis

Facebook officially launches Music destination on Facebook Watch in India

The music video experience on Facebook is available in India, Thailand, and the US.

Facebook launches new feature to help local businesses, NGOs and blood banks
News & Analysis

Facebook launches new feature to help local businesses, NGOs and blood banks

While the hub is not accessible in India, Facebook has launched a COVID-19 information centre, which is visible on top of the news feed.

Netflix, Facebook to cut data traffic in India to ease network congestion
News & Analysis

Netflix, Facebook to cut data traffic in India to ease network congestion

Netflix says it will reduce traffic over Indian telecom networks by 25 pecent over the next 30 days.

Facebook appoints Avinash Pant for the role of Marketing Director for India
News & Analysis

Facebook appoints Avinash Pant for the role of Marketing Director for India

Roles in marketing, sales, partnerships and policy have been filled in the last few months at Facebook India.

Facebook India head says WhatsApp Payments could be disruptive in the country: Report
News & Analysis

Facebook India head says WhatsApp Payments could be disruptive in the country: Report

WhatsApp is waiting for regulatory approval to launch Payments that’s currently on a pilot program

Facebook's white supremacy policy is too narrow, say external auditors
News & Analysis

Facebook's white supremacy policy is too narrow, say external auditors

In 2018, Facebook appointed a team of auditors to oversee its goals of “advancing civil rights".

Facebook makes its first investment in an Indian e-commerce startup, Meesho
News & Analysis

Facebook makes its first investment in an Indian e-commerce startup, Meesho

The-Facebook invested platform, Meesho, connects re-sellers to reach prospective customers via social media.

Instagram to soon introduce a 4G data saver feature for its Android app
News & Analysis

Instagram to soon introduce a 4G data saver feature for its Android app

The new feature is said to start the roll out slowly over the course of a week, Instagram has said.

Facebook launches new tools to improve engagement ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Politics

Facebook launches new tools to improve engagement ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Facebook users will soon be able to watch short video clips of candidates contesting from their constituencies.

Facebook announces digital skilling program for tribal girls in 5 Indian states
News & Analysis

Facebook announces digital skilling program for tribal girls in 5 Indian states

This training programme is being held in West Bengal, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh.

Facebook brings political advertising rules to India ahead of the 2019 elections
News & Analysis

Facebook brings political advertising rules to India ahead of the 2019 elections

Facebook's new rules and tools are an effort towards curbing election interference to India.