Monday, November 29, 2021

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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.

India will grow to be among top 3 economies in 2 decades: Ambani

At a fireside chat with Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, he said India's middle-class, which is about 50 per cent of the nation's total number of households, will grow three to four per cent per year.

Facebook workers don’t need vaccine to return to work: Zuckerberg

According to a report in The Daily Beast, the Facebook CEO said this during an all-hands meeting "when a Facebook employee asked about how the forthcoming vaccine will affect their return to in-person work".

Give us better Covid protection: Moderators tell Facebook

"After months of allowing content moderators to work from home, faced with intense pressure to keep Facebook free of hate and disinformation, you have forced us back to the office," they wrote in an open letter.

How Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates reacted to Biden’s victory

Microsoft President Brad Smith wrote a blog post to offer congratulations to the new President- and Vice-President-elect.

Facebook using experience from polls in India to stop abuse ahead of US elections

Zuckerberg explained that the company has taken steps to make ads transparent and anyone who wants to run a political or social issue ad has to go through its authorisation process first.

Social media CEOs rebuff bias claims, vow to defend election

Democrats focused their criticism mainly on hate speech, misinformation and other content that can incite violence, keep people from voting or spread falsehoods about the coronavirus.

US panel set to grill Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs

The CEOs were to testify on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects tech companies from liability over the content posted by users on their online services.

Facebook content moderators call for better treatment

"The truth is this work is incredibly important but it's done completely wrong and while the policy is constantly changed the situation seems to get worse."

Zuckerberg, Dorsey to testify before US senate judiciary panel

Both Facebook and Twitter faced backlash from the Republicans and US President Donald Trump for their move to block and censor the article that appeared in The New York Post and was critical of Joe Biden.

Facebook’s long and halting fight against misinformation

Zuckerberg declares his 2018 resolution is to “fix” Facebook.

US panel to grill Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs on Oct 28

The CEOs will testify on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects tech companies from liability over the content posted by users on their online services, reports CNBC.

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