Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Columbia police on a lookout for suspect resembling Mark Zuckerberg

The post shared by the police authorities on their Twitter and Facebook pages - Policía Nacional de los Colombianos - announcing a reward of $3 million has the internet in splits.

Facebook spent Rs 171 cr on Zuckerberg’s security in 2020

"He is synonymous with Facebook, and as a result, negative sentiment regarding our company is directly associated with, and often transferred to, Mr. Zuckerberg," read the statement.

Leaked Facebook data reveals that Mark Zuckerberg uses Signal

Recently, personal data of nearly 53.3 crore Facebook users, including 61 lakh Indians, reemerged online after a hacker posted the details on a digital forum.

Facebook CEO blames Trump, rioters for Capitol attack

"How is it possible for you not to at least admit that Facebook played a leading role in the recruitment, planning and execution of the attack on the capitol?" asked Democratic Representative Mike Doyle.

Zuck, Pichai, Dorsey defend platforms before US hearing

The House Energy and Commerce Committee was set to grill the tech honchos on Thursday over misinformation plaguing their online platforms.

Facebook to label Covid vaccine posts to combat misinformation

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a blog post Monday that labels will contain “credible information” about the vaccines and they will be in English and five other languages, with more languages added in coming weeks

Facebook CEO bets on more realistic digital avatars

Zuckerberg detailed his vision about the next decade in virtual and augmented reality, including future Oculus VR devices.

Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Google has already struck deals with major Australian news businesses in recent weeks including News Corp and Seven West Media.

Zuckerberg, Pichai, Dorsey to face US misinformation hearing

"Whether it be falsehoods about the Covid-19 vaccine or debunked claims of election fraud, these online platforms have allowed misinformation to spread, intensifying national crises with real-life, grim consequences for public health and safety," Pallone said

Zuckerberg takes on Cook, says Apple ‘biggest competitor’

Stressing that Apple has every incentive to use their dominant platform position to interfere with how our apps and other apps work, Zuckerberg said that the company "increasingly see Apple as one of our biggest competitors".

Zuckerberg defends WhatsApp privacy policy amid India backlash

The WhatsApp policy has now been put on hold till May 15. It aims to share commercial user data with parent Facebook. The Indian government has also written a letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart to withdraw the policy.

WhatsApp backs privacy policy in own status, twitterati goes berserk

After publishing full-page advertisements in Indian newspapers, the latest update from the most used applications in the world, was assuring their users via their own 'Status' feature.

Signal targets 100-200 mn users in India: Brian Acton

In a candid interview with IANS, Executive Chairman of Signal Foundation Brian Acton who left WhatsApp in 2017 over a dispute with Facebook regarding monetisation of WhatsApp which has taken centerstage

China’s bigger push to control big tech

Whatever the reality behind Jack Ma’s govt relations, the actions are part of steps by Beijing to increase tech regulation

Partnership with Jio to help support millions of SMBs: Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg made the remark during a conversation with Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries at the first Facebook Fuel for India 2020 event.

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