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The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen in Menlo Park, California (Reuters / File Photo)

Facebook to convert its Menlo Park headquarters into Covid-19 vaccination site

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Covid-19 vaccination: Facebook is teaming up with the Ravenswood Family Health Centre, the State of California and local nonprofits to support mobile vaccination clinics in the some of the hardest hit regions in the US
Thomas Alva Edison unveiled the phonograph in 1877, in which he had replaced the strip of paper with a tinfoil-wrapped cylinder which attained universal acclaim(ILLUSTRATION: Biswajit Debnath)
Thomas Alva Edison unveiled the phonograph in 1877, in which he had replaced the strip of paper with a tinfoil-wrapped cylinder which attained universal acclaim(ILLUSTRATION: Biswajit Debnath)

Thomas Alva Edison: Amazing Wizard of Menlo Park

UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 04:23 PM IST
His inventive mind and entrepreneurial spirit came up with some of the greatest innovations such as incandescent electric bulb and the phonograph which playing a prominent role in the technological revolution that swept the world.
The employee was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the city’s police department.(Reuters Photo)
The employee was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the city’s police department.(Reuters Photo)

Facebook employee jumps off headquarters building, dies

Bloomberg | By Kurt Wagner and Sarah Frier
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2019 07:27 PM IST
A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the incident, and said the company plans to contact the worker’s family.
Facebook has put in place 40 teams of 30,000 people across the globe to track and take down hate speech and fake news on its platform.(Facebook)
Facebook has put in place 40 teams of 30,000 people across the globe to track and take down hate speech and fake news on its platform.(Facebook)

40 teams, 30,000 people: Facebook’s army against fake news ahead of LS polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/California | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 10:21 PM IST
Teams across operational centres in Menlo Park, India, Dublin and Singapore scan videos, audio and the written word while India’s elections get underway.
Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s general election.(AFP)
Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s general election.(AFP)

Facebook expands fact-checking programme in India ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Mumbai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 03:30 PM IST
Facebook has added five new partners including the India Today Group, a leading local media house, to its fact-checker network taking the total number of such partners to seven, Menlo Park, California-based Facebook said in a statement
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