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Instagram Co-Founders to Step Down from Company September 25, 2018 07:01

Facebook-owned Instagram co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have stepped down from photo-sharing app that has more than one billion users.According to a report in The New York Times late on Monday, the co-founders have…

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WhatsApp Appoints 'Grievance Officer for India' September 24, 2018 06:54

Harried to take rough action on menacing messages, WhatsApp has appointed a grievance officer for India and detailed out the procedure for users to flag complaints and concerns, together with those around fake news.Meeting one…

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ACLU Sues Facebook over Discriminatory Job Postings September 19, 2018 08:39

Facebook became involved in another controversy Tuesday after American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) accused social media giant on behalf of three women job seekers of posting advertisements that are shown only to men.The ACLU, along…

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Facebook Users Faces Brief Outage after 'Networking Issues' September 04, 2018 07:15

Facebook users around the world reported the social network was concisely inaccessible on Monday, with many taking to Twitter to voice their letdown.Reports of issues on the downdetector.com website began around 2100 GMT, with users…

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Instagram Acquaint New Feature to Let Users Evaluate Authenticity of Accounts August 30, 2018 07:56

Social media platforms are all under excess pressure to convince their users of the security of their sites and any data collected. And more significantly, they seem to have come to realize that it could…

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WhatsApp Declines India's Demand for Message Traceability August 24, 2018 04:55

WhatsApp on Thursday said tracking the origin of messages on its platform would undermine end-to-end encryption and affect privacy protection for users leading rejection of India's demand. The Facebook-owned company further said emphasizing people use…

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WhatsApp to Delete Old Chats if they are not saved as Part of Deal with Google August 21, 2018 07:00

WhatsApp is planning to change its policy on backing up and storing your data. In particular, your old photos and videos may stand deleted forever, as per the latest post by the instant messaging app.The…

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Momo Challenge: Deadly Online Game Spreads Panic August 13, 2018 07:28

Just about a year after a suicidal game Blue Whale Challenge that allegedly led to a vast figure of suicides among teenagers across the world, now a new game name 'Momo Challenge' is reportedly encouraging…

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Facebook Removes 30 Fake Pages 'Designed to Influence U.S. Mid-term Elections' August 01, 2018 09:28

Facebook on Tuesday proclaimed it had closed nearly 30 fake pages and actives accounts, which seemed to be a coordinated attempt to sway public opinion on public issues ahead of November midterm elections, yet the…

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Drake's 'Kiki Challenge' is breaking the Internet... And Bones too July 31, 2018 05:05

Candian Pop singer Drake's infectious song "In my feelings" from the album 'Scorpion' released earlier this month and still continues to find a place on the chartbusters. The song has, nevertheless, prompted a freakish viral…

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Facebook Grooms 7,500 Content Reviewers over Offensive Posts July 28, 2018 09:44

A social networking company Facebook said it is constantly grooming over 7,500 content reviewers how to handle posts related to hate speeches, terror, and child sexual exploitation on its platform, after facing ire over reports…

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WhatsApp Curbs Forwarding Messages to Five Users July 20, 2018 07:53

The instant messaging application, in order to handle outspread of fake information on its platform, on Thursday proclaimed that users can forward messages to only five people at once.WhatsApp had said that it was testing…

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