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Jammu and Kashmir Police says evidence available of social media being used to stoke violence in Valley, will act against misuse
India

Jammu and Kashmir Police says evidence available of social media being used to stoke violence in Valley, will act against misuse

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that it will act against the misuse of social media networks, which were allegedly being used to stoke violence in the valley.

Elon Musk defends his 'pedo' comment as 'trivial taunts', may have reshaped defamation laws
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Elon Musk defends his 'pedo' comment as 'trivial taunts', may have reshaped defamation laws

Musk had described a British cave explorer, Vernon Unsworth, as "pedo guy" on Twitter.

Indiabulls Housing Finance files criminal complaint against miscreants for spreading wrong information about firm
Business

Indiabulls Housing Finance files criminal complaint against miscreants for spreading wrong information about firm

Indiabulls Housing Finance joins the list of companies taking legal action against spreading of rumours and misinformation

Aadhaar-social media account linking could result in creation of a surveillance state, deprive fundamental right to privacy
India

Aadhaar-social media account linking could result in creation of a surveillance state, deprive fundamental right to privacy

It is without question that a solution is required, but it is increasingly worrying as the solutions move toward deprivation of fundamental rights and the first steps towards a possible surveillance state.

Tough to regulate Facebook, Google and Amazon given their bewildering complexity
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Tough to regulate Facebook, Google and Amazon given their bewildering complexity

If you’re still thinking about digital technologies as tools – implying that you, the user, are in full control – you need to think again.

Haryana Police to launch drive to spread awareness about cyber crime, prevent people falling victim to fraud
India

Haryana Police to launch drive to spread awareness about cyber crime, prevent people falling victim to fraud

Haryana Police will soon launch a new public awareness campaign through SMS and social media platforms to educate and alert people against online frauds, cybercrime.

US updates immigrant, non-immigrant visa norms; applicants will have to submit 5-year social media details
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US updates immigrant, non-immigrant visa norms; applicants will have to submit 5-year social media details

Only applicants for certain diplomatic and official visa types are exempted from the requirements.

Google promises transparency in political ads ahead of 2019 General Elections
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Google promises transparency in political ads ahead of 2019 General Elections

Google will verify the identity of advertisers before their election ads run on its platforms.

Deadline for comments on draft IT rules focused on social media extended to 31 Jan
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Deadline for comments on draft IT rules focused on social media extended to 31 Jan

The previous deadline for public comments on Draft of Intermediary Guidelines 2018 was January 15.

CBI asks social media to use PhotoDNA to track suspects, goes against international norms
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CBI asks social media to use PhotoDNA to track suspects, goes against international norms

This request is in violation of international norms which mandate that this technology can only be used to identify child exploitation images

Mark Zuckerberg testimony Day 2: Regulation of social media firms 'inevitable'
World

Mark Zuckerberg testimony Day 2: Regulation of social media firms 'inevitable'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told US Congress Wednesday on the second day of his testimony on the worst privacy debacle in the company's history that it is "inevitable" there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties.

Mark Zuckerberg on Day 2 testimony says his personal data too was sold to 'malicious third parties'
World

Mark Zuckerberg on Day 2 testimony says his personal data too was sold to 'malicious third parties'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is telling US lawmakers during his testimony on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal that his Facebook data was included in the personal information sold to "malicious third parties".

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Day 2 testimony in US Congress will be another long drawn apology session
World

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Day 2 testimony in US Congress will be another long drawn apology session

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returns to US Congress Wednesday a day after a five hour grilling from the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on upsetting the U.S. election.

Mark Zuckerberg testimony in US Congress: Facebook CEO grilled for 5 hours, says he's open to regulation
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Mark Zuckerberg testimony in US Congress: Facebook CEO grilled for 5 hours, says he's open to regulation

Zuckerberg began a two-day congressional inquisition with a public apology for the privacy scandal that has shaken the social media giant he founded more than a decade ago. He took responsibility for failing to prevent Cambridge Analytica, a firm affiliated with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, from gathering personal information from 87 million users to try to influence elections.

Mark Zuckerberg testifies to US Congress that Facebook doesn't sell data but company certainly profits off it
World

Mark Zuckerberg testifies to US Congress that Facebook doesn't sell data but company certainly profits off it

Mark Zuckerberg insisted once again Tuesday that Facebook doesn't sell your data, calling it a common misconception people have about Facebook. Here's a look at his remarks.

Mark Zuckerberg testifies in US Congress on Cambridge Analytica scandal - highlights
World

Mark Zuckerberg testifies in US Congress on Cambridge Analytica scandal - highlights

Zuckerberg, making his first formal appearance at a Congressional hearing, will seek to allay widespread fears ignited by the leaking of private data on tens of millions of users to a British firm working on Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Facebook believes that imposing hefty fines on the platform is not the ‘right way’ to fight hate speech
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Facebook believes that imposing hefty fines on the platform is not the ‘right way’ to fight hate speech

Facebook said it understands its own responsibility and welcomes political efforts to combat hate speech.

Social Analytics: Five reasons you are failing to taste success on social media platforms
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Social Analytics: Five reasons you are failing to taste success on social media platforms

Counting numbers of followers and tabulating “likes” have never been effective ways to measure social media success

SEBI may monitor BBM and WhatsApp in order to check stock market manipulation
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SEBI may monitor BBM and WhatsApp in order to check stock market manipulation

After the Indian government’s moves last year to set up a monitoring system for BlackBerry’s messaging service citing security concerns it is now

All things buzzy and viral: The World Wide Web gets its own newspaper
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All things buzzy and viral: The World Wide Web gets its own newspaper

Could you cover the world wide web just as a newspaper would cover a small town somewhere? The Daily Dot plans to do just that. But Bernice Yeung says it doesn't quite work.