Instagram rolls out ‘Quiet Mode’, enhances parental supervision for teens

  • 2023-01-20 18:25:03

Instagram rolled out a host of updates targeting its user base consisting of teenagers. This includes the ‘Quiet Mode’, expansion of recomme...

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Mark Zuckerberg defends Meta before antitrust judge on bid for dominance in virtual reality segment

  • 2022-12-21 13:42:47

United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accused Meta of trying to buy its way to the top of Virtual Reality industry.

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Meta’s targeted advertisements could face restrictions in the EU: Report

  • 2022-12-06 22:31:52

The personalised advertisements in question are the ones that the social media platforms show to their users, based on their activity, click...

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Instagram probes issues after users complain their accounts are suspended

  • 2022-10-31 20:58:08

According to the outage-tracking website Downdetector, which compiles status updates from several sources including user-submitted faults, a...

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Japanese woman swindled out of $30,000 in an 'out of this world' scam

  • 2022-10-12 10:47:27

In Japan, a 65-year-old woman was swindled out of around $30,000 or 4.4 million yen between August 19 and September 5 by a man claiming to b...

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Meta bans US' biggest anti-vaccine group for spreading misinformation, gets accused of 'stifling free speech'

  • 2022-08-19 03:46:50

The Childrens Health Defense (CHD) which was founded by the nephew of the late president John F. Kennedy has accused Meta of acting as ...

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Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, scammers share post lauding Elon Musk

  • 2022-08-01 23:36:39

Impersonating Khan, the hackers shared a screenshot of a tweet from Musk to cash in on his interest in cryptocurrencies

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‘We need to evolve’: Instagram CEO doubles down on criticism over TikTok-like features

  • 2022-07-27 15:11:20

On Friday, Meta-owned Instagram made sweeping changes to its app that would let people make TikTok-style “reels” videos, and heavy promotion...

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Anyone can now make your Instagram photo into a reel. But you can opt out

  • 2022-07-22 23:02:39

If your account is public, anyone may soon be able to use your photographs for Reels via Instagrams remixing feature. On Instagram, remixing...

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Meta Platforms introduces new feature on Instagram, users can shop directly in chats

  • 2022-07-18 23:04:22

Meta, which is the parent company of Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp, said that users of the photo-sharing app will be able to track the o...

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California: First-of-its-kind proposal will no longer let parents sue social media companies

  • 2022-07-16 16:43:19

Now only prosecutors can file lawsuits against social media companies and they will be liable for damages of up to $250,000 per violation fo...

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Maharastra politics: Aditya Thackeray’s first Instagram post after dad Uddhav quits as CMs

  • 2022-07-03 14:44:41

Aaditya praised his supporters and claimed that the actual power came from their support and constant blessing

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Fallout of Roe v Wade: Facebook, Instagram removing posts offering abortion pills

  • 2022-07-01 14:46:55

However, other posts that offered a gun or weed were not flagged or removed

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Instagram tests two new methods for age verification; move will provide age-appropriate content to children

  • 2022-06-23 18:08:02

Another choice is to choose three mutual followers who can attest to the user’s age; the three followers chosen must all be at least 18 year...

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Designer virtual clothes for real money? Meta is launching avatar fashion store

  • 2022-06-19 16:23:29

According to Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, the outfits will be designed by fashion brands Balenciaga, Prada, and Thom Browne

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Parents of teenager sue Meta after alleging that she suffered eating disorder because of Instagram addiction

  • 2022-06-10 15:37:12

Frances Haugen, a former product manager at the tech company, had also claimed that Meta compromises with policies to earn profit.

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Karan Johar launches first motion poster of Amitabh Bachchan’s character from 'Brahmastra' as Guru

  • 2022-06-09 18:39:12

Karan Johar dropped the first motion poster of actor Amitabh Bachchan who could be seen fiercely holding the sword of light. 

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Instagram down for thousands of users: Downdetector

  • 2022-05-27 14:17:51

According to outage tracking website Downdetector.com, Meta Platforms Incs image-sharing platform Instagram was down for thousands of users ...

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Instagram star Kili Paul honoured by Indian High Commission in Tanzania

  • 2022-02-22 19:40:54

The Tanzanian Instagrammer who has risen to fame in the past few months by lip singing to popular Bollywood numbers was recently honoured by...

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Religious leaders write to Zuckerberg asking for Instagram kids to be scrapped

  • 2022-02-09 09:04:56

Instagram halted its plans to roll out a kids version of the photo-sharing app last September after facing mounting opposition

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Mark Zuckerberg defends Meta before antitrust judge on bid for dominance in virtual reality segment

  • 2022-12-21 13:42:47

United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accused Meta of trying to buy its way to the top of Virtual Reality industry.

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Meta’s targeted advertisements could face restrictions in the EU: Report

  • 2022-12-06 22:31:52

The personalised advertisements in question are the ones that the social media platforms show to their users, based on their activity, click...

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Instagram probes issues after users complain their accounts are suspended

  • 2022-10-31 20:58:08

According to the outage-tracking website Downdetector, which compiles status updates from several sources including user-submitted faults, a...

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Japanese woman swindled out of $30,000 in an 'out of this world' scam

  • 2022-10-12 10:47:27

In Japan, a 65-year-old woman was swindled out of around $30,000 or 4.4 million yen between August 19 and September 5 by a man claiming to b...

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Meta bans US' biggest anti-vaccine group for spreading misinformation, gets accused of 'stifling free speech'

  • 2022-08-19 03:46:50

The Childrens Health Defense (CHD) which was founded by the nephew of the late president John F. Kennedy has accused Meta of acting as ...

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Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, scammers share post lauding Elon Musk

  • 2022-08-01 23:36:39

Impersonating Khan, the hackers shared a screenshot of a tweet from Musk to cash in on his interest in cryptocurrencies

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‘We need to evolve’: Instagram CEO doubles down on criticism over TikTok-like features

  • 2022-07-27 15:11:20

On Friday, Meta-owned Instagram made sweeping changes to its app that would let people make TikTok-style “reels” videos, and heavy promotion...

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Anyone can now make your Instagram photo into a reel. But you can opt out

  • 2022-07-22 23:02:39

If your account is public, anyone may soon be able to use your photographs for Reels via Instagrams remixing feature. On Instagram, remixing...

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Meta Platforms introduces new feature on Instagram, users can shop directly in chats

  • 2022-07-18 23:04:22

Meta, which is the parent company of Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp, said that users of the photo-sharing app will be able to track the o...

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California: First-of-its-kind proposal will no longer let parents sue social media companies

  • 2022-07-16 16:43:19

Now only prosecutors can file lawsuits against social media companies and they will be liable for damages of up to $250,000 per violation fo...

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Maharastra politics: Aditya Thackeray’s first Instagram post after dad Uddhav quits as CMs

  • 2022-07-03 14:44:41

Aaditya praised his supporters and claimed that the actual power came from their support and constant blessing

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Fallout of Roe v Wade: Facebook, Instagram removing posts offering abortion pills

  • 2022-07-01 14:46:55

However, other posts that offered a gun or weed were not flagged or removed

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Instagram tests two new methods for age verification; move will provide age-appropriate content to children

  • 2022-06-23 18:08:02

Another choice is to choose three mutual followers who can attest to the user’s age; the three followers chosen must all be at least 18 year...

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Designer virtual clothes for real money? Meta is launching avatar fashion store

  • 2022-06-19 16:23:29

According to Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, the outfits will be designed by fashion brands Balenciaga, Prada, and Thom Browne

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Parents of teenager sue Meta after alleging that she suffered eating disorder because of Instagram addiction

  • 2022-06-10 15:37:12

Frances Haugen, a former product manager at the tech company, had also claimed that Meta compromises with policies to earn profit.

WION Video Team

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Karan Johar launches first motion poster of Amitabh Bachchan’s character from 'Brahmastra' as Guru

  • 2022-06-09 18:39:12

Karan Johar dropped the first motion poster of actor Amitabh Bachchan who could be seen fiercely holding the sword of light. 

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Instagram down for thousands of users: Downdetector

  • 2022-05-27 14:17:51

According to outage tracking website Downdetector.com, Meta Platforms Incs image-sharing platform Instagram was down for thousands of users ...

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Instagram star Kili Paul honoured by Indian High Commission in Tanzania

  • 2022-02-22 19:40:54

The Tanzanian Instagrammer who has risen to fame in the past few months by lip singing to popular Bollywood numbers was recently honoured by...

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