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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".

Facebook takes down over 30 million posts in compliance with new Indian IT rules : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Facebook took down over 30 million content pieces across 10 violation categories and Instagram took action against about two million pieces across nine categories during May 15-June 15 in the country, the social media giant said in its maiden monthly compliance report as mandated by the Indian IT rules, according to media reports.

Tharoor-led parliamentary panel rejects online meeting with Facebook

New Delhi/IBNS: The parliamentary panel on information technology, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor,  has conveyed a strict message to Facebook that the company representatives will have to physically appear in front of the panel notwithstanding what Facebook company policies say, according to an ANI report.

New IT rules: 'We aim to comply with the provisions of the IT rules', says Facebook hours before deadline

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours before the expiry of the three-month deadline for compliance with the Intermediary Guidelines, announced by the Indian government in February, social media giant Facebook said it will comply with the new rules, media reports said.

New privacy policy update is not 'mandatory': WhatsApp tells Delhi HC

New Delhi/UNI: The Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp on Friday told the Delhi High Court that its privacy policy update is not 'mandatory' in nature as it does not force any user to accept the same.

Supreme Court pulls up Facebook, WhatsApp over privacy policy

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the social media giant Facebook and its messaging app, WhatsApp over privacy policy, saying, "You may be $ 2-3 trillion company but people's privacy is more valuable for them and it is our duty to protect their privacy."

Jammu and Kashmir: JKSSB's portal receives more than 2 lakh application forms for various posts

Srinagar: The J&K Service Selection Board (JKSSB) Wednesday said that till Tuesday the board had received 2,22,285 online applications for various categories of posts advertised under advertisement notification No 04 of 2020 while 913 applications had been received for the posts advertised under notice No 05 of 2020 since the commencement of online application forms.