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The image is taken from the video that shows a driver dunking a teabag into a glass of water using his truck.(Facebook/@Johan Groteboer)

Driver uses truck to dunk teabag into glass of hot water kept atop traffic cone

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 10:42 AM IST
The feat of dunking a teabag into a glass using a truck is achieved by a truck driver named Johan Groteboer hailing from Netherlands.
The image shows the rare two-headed baby turtle.(Facebook/@SC.State.Parks)
The image shows the rare two-headed baby turtle.(Facebook/@SC.State.Parks)

Volunteers spot rare two-headed baby turtle in US beach. Seen the pics yet?

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 12:37 PM IST
The rare two-headed turtle spotted in a beach in the US was released into the ocean after being photographed.
A Facebook spokesman said there would be no changes to the user data the company collects.(AFP)
A Facebook spokesman said there would be no changes to the user data the company collects.(AFP)

Facebook to restrict ad targeting of under-18s

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 10:51 PM IST
The change means advertisers will soon be able to target under-18s only by age, gender or location on Facebook, its Messenger service and its photo-sharing platform Instagram.
The image shows a man named Tony who saved his neighbour's life.(Facebook/@palmbeachcountysheriff)
The image shows a man named Tony who saved his neighbour's life.(Facebook/@palmbeachcountysheriff)

Homeowners yell ‘get off our lawn’ at man trying to save neighbour’s life

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 05:32 PM IST
The incident of man saving his neighbour's life was shared on Facebook by PBSO - Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
WhatsApp (Representational photo/Bloomberg)
WhatsApp (Representational photo/Bloomberg)

'No urgency needed': Delhi HC on pleas challenging WhatsApp's privacy policy

Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 03:18 PM IST
A two-judge bench of the high court on Thursday fixed August 27 as the date on which it will take up the pleas.
The image shows the skydivers in action.(Facebook/@carexuk)
The image shows the skydivers in action.(Facebook/@carexuk)

Skydivers bag world record for most high and low fives in a single dive. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 05:03 PM IST
The video shows daredevils Emily Aucutt and Josh Carratt giving each other high and low fives mid-air to create the record.
Researchers and lawmakers have long accused Facebook of failing to police harmful content on its platforms.(REUTERS)
Researchers and lawmakers have long accused Facebook of failing to police harmful content on its platforms.(REUTERS)

Facebook says it is not accountable for US failing to meet its vaccination goals

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2021 06:45 AM IST
Covid-19 misinformation has spread during the pandemic on social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet Inc-owned YouTube.
The image shows the three women celebrating their birthdays.(@AtriaSeniorLiving)
The image shows the three women celebrating their birthdays.(@AtriaSeniorLiving)

Post about 3 friends turning 100 within days of each other wins hearts

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 07:24 PM IST
“Happy Birthday to three beautiful ladies,” wrote a Facebook user while reacting to the post.
Facebook accounts for nine of these investigations and more are pending into its WhatsApp and Instagram businesses.(AP)
Facebook accounts for nine of these investigations and more are pending into its WhatsApp and Instagram businesses.(AP)

Facebook bypasses EU's ban on WhatsApp data due to increased control

Bloomberg | | Posted by Shanza Khan
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 10:14 PM IST
EU authorities says, Facebook’s practices linked to WhatsApp data should be examined “as a matter of priority” by the Irish privacy watchdog, its main regulator in the region.
The image shows the snake found in the woman's bedroom.(Facebook/@Trish Wilcher)
The image shows the snake found in the woman's bedroom.(Facebook/@Trish Wilcher)

Woman discovers 18 snakes in her bedroom, shares pictures

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 06:22 PM IST
Facebook user Trish Wilcher shared a series of posts about how she discovered the snakes.
The image shows the employees of the restaurant on their Vegas trip.(@RamenHouseLouisville)
The image shows the employees of the restaurant on their Vegas trip.(@RamenHouseLouisville)

US restaurant takes employees on Vegas trip as ‘they deserve a break’

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 10:47 AM IST
The sweet gesture of the US restaurant taking employees on a Vegas trip has prompted people to share appreciative comments.
The image shows a scene from the cop's point of view.(Facebook/@TheJonesboroPD)
The image shows a scene from the cop's point of view.(Facebook/@TheJonesboroPD)

US cop delivers food after arresting delivery driver during traffic stop. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Jonesboro Police Department took to Facebook to share the video of the cop delivering food.
Sachin Tendulkar turns chef in his latest video.(Instagram/@sachintendulka)
Sachin Tendulkar turns chef in his latest video.(Instagram/@sachintendulka)

Sachin Tendulkar dons chef’s hat in this video, it has a Salt Bae twist too

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 09:10 AM IST
“Say Hi to your chef for today! Yummy, soon to go in the tummy,” 'chef' Sachin Tendulkar wrote while sharing the video.
The image shows the bride named Sean getting married in her grandma's hospital room.(Facebook/@methodisthealthcaresa )
The image shows the bride named Sean getting married in her grandma's hospital room.(Facebook/@methodisthealthcaresa )

Bride gets married in hospital so grandma battling cancer can be part of it

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 06:32 PM IST
The video of the bride getting married in hospital so her grandma could be a part of it may leave you emotional.
The image shows the terrifying moment when a tree fell through the roof over the five-month-old.(Facebook/@Courtney Blanchard Buchholtz)
The image shows the terrifying moment when a tree fell through the roof over the five-month-old.(Facebook/@Courtney Blanchard Buchholtz)

Watch: Shocking video shows oak tree almost crashing over five-month-old’s crib

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Courtney shared another post with several photos and videos indicating that her family was safe and even showed well-wishers a glimpse of Cannon playing happily.
Representative Image
Representative Image

Transfer of pleas against new IT rules: SC to hear Centre’s petition on July 16

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2021 03:47 PM IST
The top court said the central government’s application, seeking transfer of petitions filed in various high courts to the apex court, will be taken up for hearing along with a pending matter related to regulating OTT content.
The image shows the rescuers pulling out the 12-foot-long python from a hole.(Facebook/@BlueZooBatonRouge )
The image shows the rescuers pulling out the 12-foot-long python from a hole.(Facebook/@BlueZooBatonRouge )

12-foot-long python that escaped from aquarium located in a mall rescued. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 01:06 PM IST
The rescuers cut a hole in a wall to rescue the 12-foot-long python named Cara.
Highlighting that the “unfortunate violence” that broke out in north-east Delhi in February 2020 had left 53 people dead and several hundreds injured, the bench underlined that the need to go into this incident, both from a legal and social perspective, cannot be belittled.(Reuters/ File photo)
Highlighting that the “unfortunate violence” that broke out in north-east Delhi in February 2020 had left 53 people dead and several hundreds injured, the bench underlined that the need to go into this incident, both from a legal and social perspective, cannot be belittled.(Reuters/ File photo)

Facebook must appear before Delhi assembly riots panel, says Supreme Court

By Utkarsh Anand, Abraham Thomas, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 03:10 AM IST
The bench dismissed the petition filed jointly by Facebook and Facebook India head Ajit Mohan against the summons issued to Mohan by the Delhi assembly committee.
The image shows Samson reunited with his owner after 10 years.(Facebook/@City of San Antonio Animal Care Services)
The image shows Samson reunited with his owner after 10 years.(Facebook/@City of San Antonio Animal Care Services)

Owner’s reunion with dog after a decade may leave you teary-eyed

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 08:36 PM IST
  • “'I wonder if he will still remember me?’- This is the thought that ran through Mr. C’s head as he waited to see Samson for the first time in 10 years,” read a part of the caption.
The image shows Ginger the white tiger.(Facebook/ Shalom Wildlife Sanctuary)
The image shows Ginger the white tiger.(Facebook/ Shalom Wildlife Sanctuary)

This majestic white tiger at an US zoo is turning heads online. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 08:30 PM IST
“Stunning creature she is! Pure delight to see!” commented a Facebook user.
The image shows the cafe worker named Frankie helping out a customer on a wheelchair.(Facebook/@Pine cafe bar)
The image shows the cafe worker named Frankie helping out a customer on a wheelchair.(Facebook/@Pine cafe bar)

Irish café worker escorts customer on wheelchair in heavy rain. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 06:28 PM IST
While many couldn’t stop praising the café worker, others expressed how the video was wholesome.
The image shows brothers Anwoy Chakraborty and Anwesh Kanjilal.(Arindom Chakraborty)
The image shows brothers Anwoy Chakraborty and Anwesh Kanjilal.(Arindom Chakraborty)

This Bangla rendition of Five Hundred Miles by two boys is winning hearts. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 03:41 PM IST
The funny rendition and the presentation left many giggling. While some expressed their liking for the clip with heart emoticons, others wholeheartedly praised the ‘coolest band ever’.
Facebook tests pop-up boxes asking people whether they think friends are becoming extremists.(AFP)
Facebook tests pop-up boxes asking people whether they think friends are becoming extremists.(AFP)

Facebook tests alert to know if your friends becoming ‘extremists’

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2021 04:02 PM IST
  • Facebook said that the social media platform is running a small test in the United States as a pilot for a global approach to prevent radicalisation.
The video shows the singer from Africa who sang a Rabindra Sangeet.(Facebook/@Ashis Sanyal)
The video shows the singer from Africa who sang a Rabindra Sangeet.(Facebook/@Ashis Sanyal)

African man’s melodious rendition of Rabindra Sangeet wows people. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 01:36 PM IST
The video of the African man singing Rabindra Sangeet has won people over.
Representative Image
Representative Image

'Over 30 mn takedowns, most for violent content': FB's report under new rules

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2021 08:21 PM IST
The detailed report regarding action taken for public grievances, by Facebook-owned WhatsApp for its traceability clause, is expected to get published on July 15.
Facebook added that the final report with details of the complaints and action taken will be released on July 15.(AFP)
Facebook added that the final report with details of the complaints and action taken will be released on July 15.(AFP)

Facebook to release its first compliance report in July

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 06:16 AM IST
“On July 2, Facebook will provide an interim report with ‘the number of specific communication links or parts of information that intermediary has removed or disabled access to in pursuance of any proactive monitoring conducted by using automated tools’ as specified in Rule 4(1)(d),” Facebook said.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor at Parliament House in New Delhi,(PTI file photo)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor at Parliament House in New Delhi,(PTI file photo)

Panel asks Facebook, Google to comply with new IT rules on social media misuse

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Facebook and Google representatives were asked to appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee to offer views on prevention of misuse of social and online news media platforms including special emphasis on women security in the digital space.
The image shows Zambian Tv presenter Kalimina Kabinda.(Facebook/@Kalimina Kabinda)
The image shows Zambian Tv presenter Kalimina Kabinda.(Facebook/@Kalimina Kabinda)

Zambia presenter interrupts live bulletin to talk about not getting paid. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 02:01 PM IST
The presenter, identified as Kabinda Kalimina, also shared a video of the incident on Facebook.
Message in a bottle from 1926 discovered by the diver.(Facebook/@Straitsarea)
Message in a bottle from 1926 discovered by the diver.(Facebook/@Straitsarea)

Diver’s post on message in a bottle from 1926 went viral. Then this happened

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 10:34 AM IST
Jennifer Dowker was swimming in Cheboygan River when she spotted the bottle on riverbed.
The image shows world’s biggest Rubik’s Cube.(Facebook/@GuinnessWorldRecords )
The image shows world’s biggest Rubik’s Cube.(Facebook/@GuinnessWorldRecords )

This viral video of the world’s biggest Rubik’s Cube will leave you in awe

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Guinness World Records took to Facebook to share the video of the world’s biggest Rubik’s Cube.
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