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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'

'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

Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary panel to discuss Facebook hate speech issue today
India

Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary panel to discuss Facebook hate speech issue today

The BJP members of the panel have opposed Tharoor's decision to discuss the issue of Facebook reportedly ignoring hate speech rules in India, and summoning the platform's representatives before it

'Facebook deleted right-wing pages before 2019 polls': Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Mark Zuckerberg
India

'Facebook deleted right-wing pages before 2019 polls': Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Prasad has written the letter in the backdrop of growing criticism against the Centre over two recent reports in the Wall Street Journal

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook erred in not removing post calling armed civilians to enter Kenosha after Jacob Blake’s death
World

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook erred in not removing post calling armed civilians to enter Kenosha after Jacob Blake’s death

The Facebook founder acknowledged that the approaching presidential election would present greater challenges around polarising content

Facebook braces for Trump to sow doubt on election results as US president attacks mail-in voting yet again
World

Facebook braces for Trump to sow doubt on election results as US president attacks mail-in voting yet again

Mark Zuckerberg and his lieutenants are holding daily meets about minimising how the platform can be used to dispute the November election

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"

Instagram merges Direct Messages with Messenger chats in the latest update
News & Analysis

Instagram merges Direct Messages with Messenger chats in the latest update

The DM icon on the Instagram app (placed in the top right corner) is also reportedly replaced by the Facebook Messenger logo.

Mukesh Ambani now fifth richest billionaire globally, pips Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer
Business

Mukesh Ambani now fifth richest billionaire globally, pips Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer

With a net worth of $77.3 billion, Mukesh Ambani is also the only Asian to feature in the top 10 in Forbes' Real Time Billionaires List, placed after Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook places 'voting info' label on US President Donald Trump's post on mail-in voting
News & Analysis

Facebook places 'voting info' label on US President Donald Trump's post on mail-in voting

The Facebook label does not dispute Trump's claim and redirects users to details from a US government website on how to vote in the 2020 elections.

Facebook removes 50 personal, professional pages connected to US President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone
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Facebook removes 50 personal, professional pages connected to US President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone

Facebook says Stone and his associate used fake accounts and followers to promote his books and posts.

'Facebook stands firmly against hate': COO Sheryl Sandberg's full statement on alleged inaction against hate messages
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'Facebook stands firmly against hate': COO Sheryl Sandberg's full statement on alleged inaction against hate messages

Sandberg says Facebook is having a relook at its policies not for financial reasons or advertiser pressure, but because it is the right thing to do

Facebook to notify users if they are posting something that is more than 90 days old
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Facebook to notify users if they are posting something that is more than 90 days old

If the story is 90 days old, a pop-up will prompt users to ponder if what they are sharing is still relevant or not.

What is Facebook's deal with Donald Trump? The answer lies in an October 2019 dinner at the White House
World

What is Facebook's deal with Donald Trump? The answer lies in an October 2019 dinner at the White House

On 20 November last year, NBC News broke the news that Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump and a Facebook board member, Peter Thiel, had dined together at the White House the previous month

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises a review of content policies after backlash
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises a review of content policies after backlash

He says Facebook will review potential options for handling violating or partially-violating content.

Silver Lake invests an additional Rs 4,546-cr in Jio Platforms, raises stake in Reliance Industries' digital arm to 2.08 percent
Business

Silver Lake invests an additional Rs 4,546-cr in Jio Platforms, raises stake in Reliance Industries' digital arm to 2.08 percent

The deal adds to a pile of funds raised by Jio in recent months and comes close on the heels of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala Investment Company injecting Rs 9,093.6 crore on 4 June.

After Facebook staff walkout, CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts
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After Facebook staff walkout, CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts

Zuckerberg says that Facebook had conducted a thorough review and was right to leave the posts unchallenged

Facebook employees stage a virtual walkout saying US President Donald Trump's posts should be reined in
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Facebook employees stage a virtual walkout saying US President Donald Trump's posts should be reined in

Dozens of Facebook employees have put up online posts criticising Zuckerberg's decision to leave Trump's most inflammatory verbiage unchallenged.