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Australia miffed with Facebook's plan to stop paying for news content

Meta will discontinue a tab on Facebook which promotes news in Australia and the United States, it said in a statement.

Meta Platforms said it will stop paying Australian news publishers for content that appears on Facebook(Reuters)
Published on Mar 01, 2024 08:17 PM IST
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Supreme Court wrestles with GOP-led states' efforts to regulate social media platforms

Supreme Court wrestles with GOP-led states' efforts to regulate social media platforms

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024 01:01 AM IST
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Meta says it's not required to pay for Indonesia news content posted voluntarily

Indonesia's president this week signed into law a requirement that digital platforms pay media outlets that provide them with content.

A Meta logo is seen(Reuters)
Published on Feb 22, 2024 01:12 PM IST
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Mark Zuckerberg’s daughter thinks this is her father’s profession

Mark Zuckerberg revealed in an interview that his daughter remains very confused about what he does.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, is seen. (AFP)
Published on Feb 21, 2024 06:00 PM IST

E-commerce sites to grab bigger chunk of digital ads

India's digital advertising is set to reach ₹88,502 crore in 2024, accounting for 57% of total ad revenue, according to GroupM's annual report.

laptop and shopping bags, online shopping concept.
Updated on Feb 16, 2024 07:52 AM IST
ByShuchi Bansal

Saamana promoted Mauris Noronha, says Uday Samant in attack on Shiv Sena UBT

Maharashtra minister Uday Samant hit back after Sanjay Raut put out a photograph which showed Mauris Noronha and Eknath Shinde in the same frame

Shiv Sena (UBT) leader and MP Sanjay Raut posted a photograph of Mauris Noronha and Eknath Shinde (X/rautsanjay61)
Published on Feb 09, 2024 03:05 PM IST

Meta bans Insta, FB accounts of Iran's Khamenei for ‘violating’ content policy

Meta on Thursday said it had removed the Facebook and Instagram accounts of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for violating its content policy.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei(AFP)
Published on Feb 09, 2024 06:52 AM IST

Mark Zuckerberg shares Facebook profile from 2004, netizens say ‘old is gold’

As Facebook completed 20 years of its launch, Mark Zuckerberg shared a screenshot of his profile from 2004.

Mark Zuckerberg used this photo as his profile picture when he launched Facebook in 2004. (Facebook/@zuck)
Published on Feb 06, 2024 03:29 PM IST

Mark Zuckerberg shares throwback video of launching Facebook

After Mark Zuckerberg posted a short clip on Facebook completing 20 years, many netizens were inspired by him expressed how his journey 'changed many lives'.

Mark Zuckerberg shared a throwback video of launching Facebook. (Instagram/@Mark Zuckerberg )
Published on Feb 05, 2024 02:33 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Mark Zuckerberg's love for cage matches a risk for Meta, say concerned investors

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg's interest in extreme sports and cage matches has left investors worried after the recent stock surge.

Meta's CEO and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (Reuters)(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 04, 2024 04:44 PM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

K9 helps police find a missing 12-year-old. Here’s how

“You are a rockstar Biza! Nice job,” posted a Facebook user while reacting to a share about a K9's role in finding a missing child.

The image shows a K9 named Biza who helped sThe image shows a K9 named Biza who helped find a missing 12-year-old. (Facebook/@Auburn MA Police Department )
Published on Feb 03, 2024 08:27 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Man wins ‘oldest male gaming streamer’ title, has this advice for youngsters

“Age is just a number for this 88-year-old gaming sensation,” Guinness World Records wrote while sharing a video of the Gamer Grandpa on Facebook.

The image shows 88-year-old Yang Binglin who won the oldest male gaming streamer title. (Facebook/@Guinness World Records)
Updated on Feb 03, 2024 07:01 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Mark Zuckerberg becomes $27 billion richer as Meta stock rallies after Q3 result

Mark Zuckerberg has made a comeback with his wealth surging $27 billion as Meta shares show immense growth after quarterly results.

Meta's CEO Mark Zuckerberg (REUTERS)
Published on Feb 03, 2024 04:04 PM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha

Video: 3-year-old gets trapped inside claw machine, how he was rescued

A video shared on Facebook shows a kid sitting amid the Hello Kitty soft toys inside a claw machine. It also captures police rescuing the kid.

The image shows a 3-year-old kid stuck inside a Hello Kitty claw machine. (Facebook/Queensland Police Service)
Published on Feb 02, 2024 02:26 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Meta to pay its chief Mark Zuckerberg 5,800 crore annually as new dividend

Meta Platforms issued its first dividend while reporting revenue and profit that beat expectations on robust ad sales.

Meta's CEO Mark Zuckerberg (REUTERS)
Published on Feb 02, 2024 08:07 AM IST

Facebook parent Meta declares first dividend, shares jump 12%

Shares soared 12% after the bell, extending a long recovery in which Meta hit record highs in recent weeks for the first time in over two years.

The Meta logo is displayed at the Vivatech show in Paris,(AP)
Published on Feb 02, 2024 03:23 AM IST
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‘Treatment worse than disease’: Delhi HC on pre-censorship plea on Facebook

The high court ruled that since there was a robust grievance redressal mechanism in place, the petitioners have an alternative efficacious remedy for objectionable posts

FILE PHOTO: Meta Platforms said the government has formulated a complete regulatory network which specifically deals with the issue of hate speeh (REUTERS)
Published on Jan 31, 2024 10:06 PM IST

Cleaner in UK cleans his own house, sends bill to wife. See her hilarious reply

After cleaning his own house, a professional cleaner in the UK sent a bill to his wife via WhatsApp. His wife’s reply to it has left people laughing hard.

The WhatsApp text a professional cleaner sent to his wife after cleaning his own home. (Facebook/Clean Me Carpet and Upholstery Doncaster)
Published on Jan 30, 2024 06:32 PM IST

‘Beyond rare’ white alligator gets interesting name, people say it’s ‘perfect’

Gatorland Orlando asked people to send name suggestions, and they finally selected a moniker for the ‘beyond rare’ white alligator from hundreds of options.

The image shows a beautiful and rare white-coloured alligator with her brother at Gatorland Orlando. (Facebook/@Gatorland Orlando)
Published on Jan 30, 2024 01:04 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

US police warns against ‘Door Knock’ challenge. What is this viral trend about?

While sharing about the viral ‘Door Knock’ TikTok challenge, a police department in the US wrote that the trend is causing 'physical and emotional distress'.

The image, taken from a video shared by US police, shows a few people being a part of the distressing ‘Door Knock’ challenge that went viral on TikTok. (Facebook/@Friendswood Police Department )
Published on Jan 20, 2024 09:31 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

US cop hugs a man sitting in a car parked amid snowfall. Watch why

The Macomb County Sheriff's Office released bodycam footage of one of their deputies that shows him giving a hug to a man sitting in a parked car.

The image shows a man sitting on the side of the road in his car. He later received a hug from a deputy. (Facebook/@Macomb County Sheriff's Office)
Published on Jan 20, 2024 12:48 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

National Youth Day 2024: Wishes, quotes, WhatsApp messages to send on this day

National Youth Day 2024: Check out these best wishes, quotes, WhatsApp messages, Facebook status, SMS to share on Vivekananda Jayanti or National Youth Day

National Youth Day 2024: Wishes, quotes, WhatsApp messages, Facebook status, SMS to share on Vivekananda Jayanti (Photo by Twitter/CoalIndiaHQ)
Published on Jan 12, 2024 08:52 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Bizarre organ-like plant washes up on Australian beach. See pic

Facebook user Emily Jenke shared the image of this unusual plant on group Field Naturalists Club of Victoria.

A sea tulip was found on an Australian beach.
Published on Jan 11, 2024 11:51 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Sneaky crocodile makes itself at home inside a chicken coop

The official Facebook handle of Queensland Environment shared about the incident. Here's what happened.

Crocodile in chicken coop.
Published on Jan 10, 2024 09:56 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Hate crime: Man kills daughter over intercaste relationship in Tamil Nadu

The woman’s father and relatives murdered her on January 3 allegedly because she was in a relationship with a man from another caste

The woman’s father was arrested on Monday while other five suspects are being questioned, an investigator said (Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 10, 2024 07:32 AM IST
By, Chennai

Spice of life | Friendship never off trend, can’t be taken for granted

Our friends await our call, our hugs, our words, our presence and most importantly, our time. Never leave them alone to suffer. Own them before it’s too late. It’s better to say sorry than never

Friends are special and priceless. They are our treasure and we must value them, take care of them, talk to them, meet them, and ask them about their wellbeing.
Published on Jan 09, 2024 10:40 PM IST
ByParul Sharma

Chandigarh: Man held for posing as broker on FB, duping woman of 22k

Sleuths of the cyber crime police station said the fraudster used to publish advertisements on social media platforms and addressed himself as a broker or room rent provider

The accused was identified as Ankit Gaur, a resident of Kaushal Enclave, Zirakpur, Mohali. (Getty image)
Updated on Jan 05, 2024 08:40 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Alligator chomps monstrous python in United States’ Florida. This happens next

The unusual encounter between an alligator and a python was captured by a woman who was cycling in the Shark Valley in the United States.

The image shows the python inside the alligator’s mouth. (Facebook/Alison Joslyn)
Published on Dec 26, 2023 10:27 PM IST

Artist creates artwork in the eye of a needle. See pic

As per the official website of Willard Wigan, this artwork was ‘made for everyone, bringing a glimmer of magical light, hope and peace to everyone.’

'Three Little Kings' in the eye of a needle.(Facebook/@Willard Wigan)
Published on Dec 26, 2023 09:17 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Facebook, Apple, Google to hit hiring pause? Tech jobs in India record decline

A report said that the Big 6 tech firms, including Google and Amazon, are set to hit a hiring pause in India soon.

Google, Netflix and major tech companies are near to freezing hiring in India.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 25, 2023 12:30 PM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha
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