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'My heart sank': Indian-origin new mom wakes up at 3 AM to feed daughter, finds layoff email from Meta

San Francisco/ IBNS: As Facebook-owner Meta has started to lay off 11,000 employees, a communications manager, who is on maternity leave, found an email stating she is laid off when she woke up at 3 am to feed her three-month-old daughter.

Centre to set up panels in 3 months for addressing social media users' complaints

New Delhi/IBNS:  Social media users will soon have the option to approach 'Grievance Appellate Committees' on occasions they disagree with content moderation or takedowns by platforms like Twitter and Facebook, the Centre said Friday.

Kolkata Police warns public about sextortion

Kolkata/UNI: Cautioning people about the menace of sextortion, Kolkata Police has appealed to the general public not to accept WhatsApp video calls or any other video call from any unknown number.

Facebook agrees to settle CA data privacy lawsuit

New York/IBNS: Meta’s Facebook has in-principle agreed to settle a lawsuit in the San Francisco federal court, which seeks damages for letting third parties, including Cambridge Analytica (CA), access private data of users, a court filing showed.

Crazy Love: Teenager from Assam injects HIV positive blood of boyfriend

New Delhi/IBNS: Blinded by love, a 15-year-old girl from Assam injected her boyfriend's HIV positive blood into her body using a syringe, media reports said.

New law likely soon to make Facebook, Google pay for news

New Delhi:  Social media giants Google and Facebook will have to pay for the news displayed on their platforms in accordance with a new law that is likely to come into force soon, media reports said.

Meta announces safety initiatives for India to protect women

Meta, formerly Facebook, has announced a series of initiatives to ensure safe online experience for Indian women across its platforms.

FIR against 49 including Facebook owner Zuckerberg for indecent remarks against Akhilesh

Kannauj/UNI: On the orders of the court, an FIR has been registered against 49 people, including Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg for posting indecent remarks against Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, officials said here on Wednesday.

'Hate hurts us': Facebook officials on being grilled by Delhi panel over hate speech

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi panel on Wednesday grilled Facebook officials over hate posts linked to the February 2020 riots in the capital and the action taken to remove such content.

Facebook India officials asked to appear before Delhi Legislative Assembly on Nov 18

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi Legislative Assembly's Committee for 'Peace and Harmony' Tuesday asked Facebook India officials to appear before it on Nov 18, after the social media giant sought 14-day time to select an appropriate officer for the purpose.

FB India to now appear before Delhi Legislative Assembly on Nov 18

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi Legislative Assembly's Committee for 'Peace and Harmony' on Tuesday told Facebook India officials to appear before it on November 18, after the social media giant sought 14 days to select an appropriate officer for the purpose.

Facebook to rebrand itself with a new name: Report

Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, The Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

Delhi riots: SC refuses to quash Delhi Assembly's summons to Facebook VP

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the plea filed by Facebook India Vice President and MD Ajit Mohan and others challenging the summons issued by Delhi Assembly's Peace and Harmony committee for failing to appear before it as a witness in connection with the north-east Delhi riots matter.

'Facebook cannot be compelled to answer issues on law and order': Supreme Court on Delhi's assembly's notice

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has allowed Facebook to remain silent on questions on the issues of law and order which are the domain of the Central government while asking the social media giant to appear before the Delhi Assembly panel in 2020 riots probe, media reports said.

Ravi Shankar Prasad praises Google, Facebook for compliance with new Indian IT rules

New Delhi/IBNS: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said removal of offensive posts by social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Google in pursuance of the new IT rules is a "big step towards transparency".