'Next great leap in evolution of internet': Why is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg betting on metaverse?

Metaverse involves blending the physical world with the digital one and might allow users to see information whizz before their eyes as they walk around a city, from traffic and pollution updates…

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Anti-terror organisation set up by tech firms to compile database of right-wing militias

Until now, the GIFCT was focused on visuals, largely videos and images from terrorism groups on a United Nations list. It had consisted of content from Islamist extremist organisations like…

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What is Facebook's $1 billion gamble to regain lost users?

Facebook is late to the influencer party already joined by YouTube, TikTok, and Snapchat that have waged an increasingly fierce battle to attract figures with big followings that can, in turn,…

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This is how social media giants are feeding dangerous content to children

A new report reveals how social media platforms expose children to inappropriate content regarding unrealistic body types, dieting, self-harm and suicide. WION explains how companies deliver…

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Iranian hackers used site to target military personnel in US, UK and Europe, says Facebook

Facebook said the Iraninan hackers used malware to target and infect devices and used "fictitious personas" across multiple social media platforms

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Invite-only app Clubhouse launches direct messages feature 'Backchannel'

Clubhouse said that Backchannel has both group chat and an optional second inbox for message requests

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Facebook’s new AR feature for Portal lets users dress up as Harry Potter characters

The AR masks that transform users into a Harry Potter character and match their skin tone via real-time skin sampling before converting it into a seamless integration

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Indian IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw warns Twitter, says 'law of land supreme'

The warning comes amid a tense relationship between Twitter and the government of India over new IT rules that make social media platforms more liable for third-party information; analysts believe…

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Facebook leads surging 'social commerce' market: Survey

The report explores direct sales of products or services across social platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, WeChat and others

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'Three real nice guys': Donald Trump to sue Facebook, Google and Twitter CEO

Trump has decided to sue Facebook and Twitter CEOs after the platforms suspended and banned his account following the January 06 riot

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Facebook introduces alerts, support option to combat extremism on its platform

Facebook said the small test, which is only on its main platform, was running in the United States as a pilot for a global approach to prevent radicalisation on the site

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Facebook, Google, TikTok & Twitter vow to stop online gender abuse

According to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit about one-third of the women have faced abuse online

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Australian regulator may authorise media group talks with Google, Facebook

The proposed authorisation, which would expire after 10 years, follows an interim authorisation granted by the ACCC to CPA in April to commence the negotiations

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Social Media Day: History, significance and all you need to know

Social media is a worldwide network that serves as a medium to connect and communicate at not only national but global level too

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Facebook hits $1 trillion value after judge rejects antitrust complaints

The dismissal was the first big blow to state and federal lawsuits against Big Tech firms last year seeking to rein in alleged abuses of their massive market power

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New York, other states to fight dismissal of antitrust lawsuit against Facebook

In June, a US judge dismissed federal and state antitrust complaints against the social media company that had sought to force it to sell Instagram and WhatsApp

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'Next great leap in evolution of internet': Why is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg betting on metaverse?

Metaverse involves blending the physical world with the digital one and might allow users to see information whizz before their eyes as they walk around a city, from traffic and pollution updates…

Read Article

Anti-terror organisation set up by tech firms to compile database of right-wing militias

Until now, the GIFCT was focused on visuals, largely videos and images from terrorism groups on a United Nations list. It had consisted of content from Islamist extremist organisations like…

Read Article

What is Facebook's $1 billion gamble to regain lost users?

Facebook is late to the influencer party already joined by YouTube, TikTok, and Snapchat that have waged an increasingly fierce battle to attract figures with big followings that can, in turn,…

Read Article

This is how social media giants are feeding dangerous content to children

A new report reveals how social media platforms expose children to inappropriate content regarding unrealistic body types, dieting, self-harm and suicide. WION explains how companies deliver…

Read Article

Iranian hackers used site to target military personnel in US, UK and Europe, says Facebook

Facebook said the Iraninan hackers used malware to target and infect devices and used "fictitious personas" across multiple social media platforms

Read Article

Invite-only app Clubhouse launches direct messages feature 'Backchannel'

Clubhouse said that Backchannel has both group chat and an optional second inbox for message requests

Read Article

Facebook’s new AR feature for Portal lets users dress up as Harry Potter characters

The AR masks that transform users into a Harry Potter character and match their skin tone via real-time skin sampling before converting it into a seamless integration

Read Article

Indian IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw warns Twitter, says 'law of land supreme'

The warning comes amid a tense relationship between Twitter and the government of India over new IT rules that make social media platforms more liable for third-party information; analysts believe…

Read Article

Facebook leads surging 'social commerce' market: Survey

The report explores direct sales of products or services across social platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, WeChat and others

Read Article

'Three real nice guys': Donald Trump to sue Facebook, Google and Twitter CEO

Trump has decided to sue Facebook and Twitter CEOs after the platforms suspended and banned his account following the January 06 riot

Read Article

Facebook introduces alerts, support option to combat extremism on its platform

Facebook said the small test, which is only on its main platform, was running in the United States as a pilot for a global approach to prevent radicalisation on the site

Read Article

Facebook, Google, TikTok & Twitter vow to stop online gender abuse

According to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit about one-third of the women have faced abuse online

Read Article

Australian regulator may authorise media group talks with Google, Facebook

The proposed authorisation, which would expire after 10 years, follows an interim authorisation granted by the ACCC to CPA in April to commence the negotiations

Read Article

Social Media Day: History, significance and all you need to know

Social media is a worldwide network that serves as a medium to connect and communicate at not only national but global level too

Read Article

Facebook hits $1 trillion value after judge rejects antitrust complaints

The dismissal was the first big blow to state and federal lawsuits against Big Tech firms last year seeking to rein in alleged abuses of their massive market power

Read Article

Facebook rejects talks with Australia publisher in test for online law

The knockback could present the first test of a controversial mechanism unique to Australia's effort to claw back advertising dollars from Google and Facebook: if they refuse to negotiate licence…

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'Break them up': US House panel approves five antitrust bills aimed at Big Tech

There has been vociferous opposition to the bills from the US Chamber of Commerce, Amazon, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google

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In focus: Big Tech firms facing antitrust investigations across world

The decisions made by tech giants are largely unaccountable, opaque, and result in sweeping consequences. The dominant platforms effectively serve as private regulators. Here is a look at what…

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Myanmar: Facebook promotes violent content against coup protestors, study reveals

It was also observed that several posts being promoted by Facebook’s suggestion algorithm include content that glorifies the Myanmar military and its violent actions, promotes misinformation and…

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New York, other states to fight dismissal of antitrust lawsuit against Facebook

In June, a US judge dismissed federal and state antitrust complaints against the social media company that had sought to force it to sell Instagram and WhatsApp

Read Article

'Next great leap in evolution of internet': Why is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg betting on metaverse?

Metaverse involves blending the physical world with the digital one and might allow users to see information whizz before their eyes as they walk around a city, from traffic and pollution updates…

Read Article

Anti-terror organisation set up by tech firms to compile database of right-wing militias

Until now, the GIFCT was focused on visuals, largely videos and images from terrorism groups on a United Nations list. It had consisted of content from Islamist extremist organisations like…

Read Article

What is Facebook's $1 billion gamble to regain lost users?

Facebook is late to the influencer party already joined by YouTube, TikTok, and Snapchat that have waged an increasingly fierce battle to attract figures with big followings that can, in turn,…

Read Article

This is how social media giants are feeding dangerous content to children

A new report reveals how social media platforms expose children to inappropriate content regarding unrealistic body types, dieting, self-harm and suicide. WION explains how companies deliver…

Read Article

Iranian hackers used site to target military personnel in US, UK and Europe, says Facebook

Facebook said the Iraninan hackers used malware to target and infect devices and used "fictitious personas" across multiple social media platforms

Read Article

Invite-only app Clubhouse launches direct messages feature 'Backchannel'

Clubhouse said that Backchannel has both group chat and an optional second inbox for message requests

Read Article

Facebook’s new AR feature for Portal lets users dress up as Harry Potter characters

The AR masks that transform users into a Harry Potter character and match their skin tone via real-time skin sampling before converting it into a seamless integration

Read Article

Indian IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw warns Twitter, says 'law of land supreme'

The warning comes amid a tense relationship between Twitter and the government of India over new IT rules that make social media platforms more liable for third-party information; analysts believe…

Read Article

Facebook leads surging 'social commerce' market: Survey

The report explores direct sales of products or services across social platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, WeChat and others

Read Article

'Three real nice guys': Donald Trump to sue Facebook, Google and Twitter CEO

Trump has decided to sue Facebook and Twitter CEOs after the platforms suspended and banned his account following the January 06 riot

Read Article

Facebook introduces alerts, support option to combat extremism on its platform

Facebook said the small test, which is only on its main platform, was running in the United States as a pilot for a global approach to prevent radicalisation on the site

Read Article

Facebook, Google, TikTok & Twitter vow to stop online gender abuse

According to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit about one-third of the women have faced abuse online

Read Article

Australian regulator may authorise media group talks with Google, Facebook

The proposed authorisation, which would expire after 10 years, follows an interim authorisation granted by the ACCC to CPA in April to commence the negotiations

Read Article

Social Media Day: History, significance and all you need to know

Social media is a worldwide network that serves as a medium to connect and communicate at not only national but global level too

Read Article

Facebook hits $1 trillion value after judge rejects antitrust complaints

The dismissal was the first big blow to state and federal lawsuits against Big Tech firms last year seeking to rein in alleged abuses of their massive market power

Read Article

Facebook rejects talks with Australia publisher in test for online law

The knockback could present the first test of a controversial mechanism unique to Australia's effort to claw back advertising dollars from Google and Facebook: if they refuse to negotiate licence…

Read Article

'Break them up': US House panel approves five antitrust bills aimed at Big Tech

There has been vociferous opposition to the bills from the US Chamber of Commerce, Amazon, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google

Read Article

In focus: Big Tech firms facing antitrust investigations across world

The decisions made by tech giants are largely unaccountable, opaque, and result in sweeping consequences. The dominant platforms effectively serve as private regulators. Here is a look at what…

Read Article

Myanmar: Facebook promotes violent content against coup protestors, study reveals

It was also observed that several posts being promoted by Facebook’s suggestion algorithm include content that glorifies the Myanmar military and its violent actions, promotes misinformation and…

Read Article

Facebook's AI reality: Scroll images on a computer screen by just thinking about it

The new technological innovation will allow users to write or scroll through images on a computer screen by just thinking about it.

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From Instagram to Whatsapp: Victims of Facebook's 'buy and bury' strategy

Facebook has been accused of "buy or bury" strategy to snap up rivals and keep smaller competitors at bay. The social media giant's monopoly is known to all.

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How social media companies will handle post-US election scenarios

In the run-up to the US election 2020 in November, social media companies like Facebook Inc and Twitter have announced new rules for various post-election scenarios.

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