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Delhi riots: Facebook panel gets 14-day extension to depose before assembly panel
India

Delhi riots: Facebook panel gets 14-day extension to depose before assembly panel

According to the statement, Facebook had sought an extension from the MLA Raghav Chadha-led Peace and Harmony committee to identify the best possible officials for the deposition

Facebook India appoints ex-IAS officer Rajiv Aggarwal as head of public policy
News & Analysis

Facebook India appoints ex-IAS officer Rajiv Aggarwal as head of public policy

Aggrawal's agenda covers user safety, data protection and privacy, inclusion and internet governance.

Facebook received 646 reports via grievance mechanism in India between 15 May - 15 June
News & Analysis

Facebook received 646 reports via grievance mechanism in India between 15 May - 15 June

Facebook received reports under categories like bullying, account hacking, nudity and fake profiles, and it provided tools for users to resolve their issues in 363 of these cases.

Nine photo editing and app-lock Android applications found stealing Facebook passwords
News & Analysis

Nine photo editing and app-lock Android applications found stealing Facebook passwords

Google Play Store has removed all nine Android apps that were found to be stealing Facebook passwords of users.

Facebook will publish an interim report on 2 July as mandated by IT rules, final report on 15 July
News & Analysis

Facebook will publish an interim report on 2 July as mandated by IT rules, final report on 15 July

The interim report will provide information on the number of content it removed proactively between 15 May - 15 June.

Facebook might launch its own podcasts platform as soon as next week: Report
News & Analysis

Facebook might launch its own podcasts platform as soon as next week: Report

Facebook's podcast platform might allow only a limited number of page owners to access it.

Facebook will no longer recommend politics-themed groups to users, says Mark Zuckerberg
World

Facebook will no longer recommend politics-themed groups to users, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook would also reduce political content in users' main news feeds as part of a push "to turn down the temperature and discourage divisive conversation."

WhatsApp row: How messaging app's new privacy policy impacts legal rights of Indian citizens
India

WhatsApp row: How messaging app's new privacy policy impacts legal rights of Indian citizens

With the data collected from WhatsApp, Facebook Inc may establish a monopoly in digital marketing leading to justified concerns from anti-trust activists

Facebook found no element in Bajrang Dal's content to necessitate ban, says company’s India head Ajit Mohan
India

Facebook found no element in Bajrang Dal's content to necessitate ban, says company’s India head Ajit Mohan

Mohan was summoned by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, led by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to discuss the data safety of users

'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.