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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad warns FB of 'strict action'

New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned social media sites, including Facebook, that 'strict action' will be taken if any attempt was made by them to influence India's electoral process through undesirable means. 

Ravi Shankar Prasad says Cong has links with Cambridge Analytica, warns Facebook

New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS) : Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Tuesday alleged that the Congress has links with Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting company, alleged to have harvested private data of Facebook, while warning the popular social networking site against any attempt to influence India's electoral process.

Trump's campaign data consultant Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO after UK's Channel 4 sting

London, Mar 20 (IBNS): Stories about US President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign doesn't seem to die down. The latest to have emerged from that controversial election is the role of Trump campaign’s data consultant, Cambridge Analytica, accused of using Facebook data wrongfully to influence the polls, even as the company Tuesday suspended its CEO Alexander Nix after a sting operation caught him discussing potential bribery and entrapment.

Kerala women protest against professor's hijab remark by posting nude pictures with watermelon on Facebook

Thirvananthapuram, Mar 20 (IBNS): Several Kerala women have started protesting against a professor's comment who alleged students of a particular college to expose their bare chest despite wearing a hijab, media reports said.

EC to launch first time nationwide 'Voter Registration Reminder' on Facebook

New Delhi, June 28 (IBNS): The Election Commission of India (ECI) is launching a ‘Special Drive' to enroll left out electors, with a special focus on first time electors from 1st July , 2017 , so as to move in the direction of Commission’s motto that 'No Voter To Be Left Behind’ .

Youth arrested for Facebook post against KAAC CEM

Guwahati, May 14 (IBNS): Assam’s Hamren police on Sunday arrested a youth following his suspicious post against Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) Chief Executive member (CEM) Tuliram Rongang in social media.

Assam legislator broadcasts live his speech in assembly on Facebook

Guwahati, Feb 3 (IBNS) : An Assam legislator on Friday invited criticism after he broadcasted live his speech on Facebook during the ongoing budget session of Assam assembly.

Eastern Command joins Facebook

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): The Army’s Eastern Command launched its Facebook page on Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu girl hangs herself after obscene pictures posted on FB

Salem, Tamil Nadu, June 28 (IBNS) In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old girl committed suicide after her semi-nude pictures were posted on a Facebook page, reports said.

Facebook site of WCD Ministry scales another milestone; hits 2,00,000 Likes

New Delhi, June 2 (IBNS) The Ministry of Women & Child Development on Thursday said scaled another milestone in the area of social media when the Facebook site of WCD Ministry hit 2,00,000 likes on June 1.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg changes profile picture to support Digital India initiative

California, Sept 27 (IBNS): Social Networking site Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Sunday changed his profile picture in support of Digital India initiative.

Facebook, Instagram goes down for 40 mins

New York, Jan 27 (IBNS): Millions of netiznes could not access social network site Facebook on Tuesday for quite sometime before it was brought back to normal service later.

Facebook co-founder Zuckerberg to meet PM Modi today

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IBNS): Social networking giant Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday during his two-day visit to India.