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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company. It is based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google.

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PM Modi does not care about 'chowkidars': Rahul Gandhi

In a Facebook post, Rahul Gandhi tagged a media report about 10,000 watchmen protesting against poor wages. "At least, think about those behind whom you are hiding," Gandhi said in the post, attacking..
IndiaTimes - Published

Social media to abide by poll code

The code of ethics has been developed by IAMAI and representatives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, ShareChat, TikTok etc.
DNA - Published

Videos for Facebook

Facebook Asks Judge to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit [Video]Facebook Asks Judge to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit

Facebook says D.C. doesn't have jurisdiction over the company.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Former Starbucks CEO Schultz Criticizes Warren's Plans To Break Up Tech Giants [Video]Former Starbucks CEO Schultz Criticizes Warren's Plans To Break Up Tech Giants

According to Business Insider, Howard Schultz does not agree with Senator Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook. The former Starbucks CEO said in late January that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Mark Zuckerberg Has A New Vision For Privacy And Facebook [Video]Mark Zuckerberg Has A New Vision For Privacy And Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to protect people's privacy by encrypting Facebook messages. Business Insider reveals the move could come at a cost to safety on his platform. Experts say the shift..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Report: Facebook Stored Up to 600M Passwords in Plain Text [Video]Report: Facebook Stored Up to 600M Passwords in Plain Text

Facebook confirmed a report by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs on Thursday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Facebook Employees Had Unlimited Access To Millions Of Users' Unencrypted Passwords [Video]Facebook Employees Had Unlimited Access To Millions Of Users' Unencrypted Passwords

Facebook employees had access to hundreds of millions of users' passwords — for years. Users' passwords were being stored in an unencrypted format, and reportedly were accessible by 20,000 workers at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Facebook Will Not Put Time Delay On Live Videos [Video]Facebook Will Not Put Time Delay On Live Videos

According to Business Insider, "Facebook rejected the idea of putting a time delay on live videos to stop harmful content, such as the New Zealand mosque shootings, being broadcast to its billions of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

How Does Mark Zuckerberg Decide Who To Hire? [Video]How Does Mark Zuckerberg Decide Who To Hire?

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. He has said he asks himself the same question every time he's considering a new hire. What's the question? According to Business Insider the question is: "Would..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks [Video]NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks

New Zealand's Foreign Minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch. Emily Wither..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Facebook Will Create New Ad Portal to Fight Discrimination [Video]Facebook Will Create New Ad Portal to Fight Discrimination

As part of a settlement, the company said it's creating a separate portal for housing, employment and credit ads.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Trump Calls Out Social Media Companies [Video]Trump Calls Out Social Media Companies

President Trump called vaguely for action to be taken against social media companies, saying "we have to do something." At a press conference, the president repeated allegations, without proof, of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Facebook Announces An End To An 18 Month-Long Court Battle [Video]Facebook Announces An End To An 18 Month-Long Court Battle

According to a report by Gizmodo, on Tuesday, Facebook announced that after an 18-month-long court battle and years of fierce criticism, the social media giant will stop allowing housing, jobs, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

"There is collusion" on social media: Trump

President Trump said on Tuesday he thinks social media platforms like Facebook, Google, and Twitter are colluding against him and other conservative voices. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Raw Politics in full: Facebook fallout and the EU's artificial intelligence race [Video]Raw Politics in full: Facebook fallout and the EU's artificial intelligence race

Watch Tuesday night's full episode of Raw Politics

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 49:19Published

Instagram launches shopping feature [Video]Instagram launches shopping feature

Instagram launched on Tuesday a new checkout feature that allows uers to shop for apparel without leaving the app. As Fred Katayama reports, it's the latest platform to try to compete with Amazon and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

New Zealand PM Criticizes Facebook After Mosque Shooting [Video]New Zealand PM Criticizes Facebook After Mosque Shooting

New Zealand's prime minister is putting pressure on social media companies after parts of a deadly mosque attack were livestreamed on Facebook.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Wall St. Up Ahead Of Fed Policy Meeting [Video]Wall St. Up Ahead Of Fed Policy Meeting

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Youtube, Facebook Remove Millions Of NZ Mosque Shooting Videos [Video]Youtube, Facebook Remove Millions Of NZ Mosque Shooting Videos

According to Gizmodo, Youtube scrambled this weekend to remove horrific videos of a gunman opening fire in two mosques in New Zealand. The alleged shooter is now in custody after he killed at least 51..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting [Video]Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street edged higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week. Boeing and Facebook were a drag. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Strange ‘Whirlpool Holes’ In The Sky Spotted Over Oman [Video]Strange ‘Whirlpool Holes’ In The Sky Spotted Over Oman

Locals were mystified after strange “whirlpool holes” in the sky appeared over UAE and Oman this weekend. Images and videos posted to Twitter and Facebook show a large circular patch in the sky,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Dead Whale Found With Over 80 Pounds Of Plastic Bags In Stomach [Video]Dead Whale Found With Over 80 Pounds Of Plastic Bags In Stomach

Marine biologists were stunned to find that a dead male Cuvier’s beaked whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested more than 80 pounds of plastic bags. The D’Bone Collector Museum in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

New Zealand Mosque Attacks Death Toll Reaches 50 [Video]New Zealand Mosque Attacks Death Toll Reaches 50

Authorities say they're working to confirm identities and causes of death "as quickly and as sensitively as possible."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

New Zealand deems sharing of attack video an 'offense' [Video]New Zealand deems sharing of attack video an 'offense'

New Zealand says that any possession or sharing of a video showing an attack at a mosque that killed at least 50 people, has been classed as an offence. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:28Published

Facebook Removes 1.5M Versions Of Attack Video [Video]Facebook Removes 1.5M Versions Of Attack Video

New York (CNN Business ) Facebook and other social media companies fought to stop videos of the New Zealand mosque attacks from spreading on their sites. Facebook said Sunday that it removed 1.5..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Facebook Board Member Denies He Met Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower [Video]Facebook Board Member Denies He Met Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

According to Business Insider, a prominent Silicon Valley investor and Facebook board member has denied claims that he met with a Cambridge Analytica representative as early as 2016. The Observer..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

 

Content violating poll code will be removed in 3 hours: Social media companies

Social media firms, including Facebook, Google and Twitter, have committed to a three-hour time limit to comply with legal requests and orders of the Election Commission for taking down content in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls 2019, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok to come up with code to prevent misuse of social media

Social media intermediaries and the internet and mobile association on Tuesday told the EC that they would come up with a draft 'code of ethics' for the industry in the next 24 hours as part of a..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Holi 2019: Whatsapp and Facebook messages to share with your loves ones

The festival of colours Holi is here and we most certainly can't keep calm!
DNA - Published

Why did Facebook not take down the New Zealand mass shooting video immediately?

Chris Sonderby said the first user report didn't come until 12 minutes after the broadcast ended.
Firstpost - Published

New Zealand mosque attack: 200 watched live-stream of massacre, video was viewed 4,000 times before it was taken off

In the week since 50 people died in the New Zealand mosque terror attacks, social media giants like Facebook and YouTube have faced global criticism for regulations on content that are not strict..
Firstpost - Published

Facebook plans more fact-checking ahead of European Parliament election

Facebook plans to ramp up efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the European Parliament election in May and will partner with German news agency DPA to boost its fact-checking, a senior executive..
Reuters - Published

New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting

Some New Zealand companies are weighing whether to advertise on social media, as two industry groups urged them not to in the wake of last week's mass shooting in Christchurch that was livestreamed on..
Reuters - Published

Facebook says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mosque attack

Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.
Reuters - Published

NZ Prime Minister wants to discuss live streaming with Facebook

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has sent condolences over the shootings at two mosques that killed 50 people, some of which were..
Reuters - Published

BJP MP RP Sarmah quits as party decides to field Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from Tezpur

Sarmah announced his decision on Facebook after reports that the BJP may declare Himanta Biswa Sarma its candidate from Tezpur Lok Sabha seat.
DNA - Published

Facebook, social media criticized as slow to stop New Zealand video

By Joseph Ax and Charlotte Greenfield LEBANON, N.H./CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - Global leaders criticized social media giants Facebook, Twitter, and Google over their handling of extremist content on..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Dozens killed in shooting attacks on New Zealand mosques

By Praveen Menon and Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON/CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques on Friday, some as they were kneeling at..
Firstpost - Published

Social media firms under scrutiny over New Zealand shooting footage

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Dozens killed as gunman livestreams New Zealand mosque shootings

By Praveen Menon and Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON/CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques, some as they were kneeling at prayer,..
Firstpost - Published

Seventeen minutes of carnage: how New Zealand gunman broadcast his killings online

By Jack Stubbs LONDON (Reuters) - A gunman who killed 49 people at two New Zealand mosques live-streamed the attacks on Facebook for 17 minutes using an app designed for extreme sports enthusiasts,..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Social media platforms say they are taking action to remove NZ shooting content

Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter said on Friday they would take down content involving mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed at least 49 people and wounded more than 20.
Reuters - Published

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