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No default end-to-end encryption for Facebook Messenger, Instagram until 2023

While messages sent through Messenger and Instagram can be E2EE, that option isn't turned on by default and likely won't be until 2023

22 Nov 2021 4:39 PM

Facebook to shut down face-recognition system, delete data

More than a third of Facebook's daily active users have opted in to have their faces recognized by the social network's system

03 Nov 2021 9:15 AM

Meta acquires VR fitness app Supernatural

Meta recently revealed that the studio behind Supernatural will be joining the company

31 Oct 2021 11:58 AM

Facebook Inc rebrands as Meta to stress 'metaverse' plan

The announcement comes amid an existential crisis for Facebook

29 Oct 2021 7:27 AM

India seeks Facebook’s algorithm

MeitY has written to Facebook asking for information around the algorithms and processes used by the platform

29 Oct 2021 12:28 AM

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Facebook removes Brazil President's video claiming Covid vaccines cause AIDS

Facebook's press office said the video violated the company's policy regarding COVID-19 vaccines

26 Oct 2021 9:15 AM

Facebook profits rise amid Facebook Papers findings

The company's revenue grew 35 per cent to USD 29.01 billion

26 Oct 2021 8:38 AM

Facebook in India selective with hate speech, celebrations of violence: Report

The documents are part of a larger cache of material collected by whistle blower Frances Haugen

24 Oct 2021 2:42 PM

Facebook plans rebrand with new name, says The Verge

The name change will be announced next week, The Verge reported

20 Oct 2021 12:32 PM

Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance

Engineers scrambled to fix the problem on site, but this took time because of the extra layers of security, Janardhan said

06 Oct 2021 6:00 PM

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Facebook says outage caused because of 'faulty configuration change'

The company apologized and said it is working to understand more about the cause

05 Oct 2021 9:56 AM

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down globally

Several users, including those in India, were unable to access WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook on both Android and iOS platforms

04 Oct 2021 10:33 PM

Facebook halts plans for 'Instagram Kids' app after criticism

In the blog post and series of accompanying tweets, Mosseri blamed the critics for misunderstanding the purpose of the app

28 Sep 2021 5:43 PM

Delhi HC asks Centre to respond to pleas by FB, WhatsApp challenging IT Rules

The pleas have challenged the new rules on the grounds that they violate the right to privacy and are unconstitutional

27 Aug 2021 1:30 PM

Facebook testing to add video, voice call features back to its main app

Adding the voice and video call feature to the Facebook app makes about as much sense as spinning off Messenger in the first place

24 Aug 2021 6:10 PM

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Facebook delays return to office for employees until January

Tech giants including Alphabet Inc's Google, Uber Tech Inc have also said all their US employees have to be vaccinated before returning

13 Aug 2021 1:47 PM

How A University Of California Graduate Is Generating 7 Figure Revenue

Coming from an Indian family with a conservative mindset, Rishi was prepared to bear the burden of his parents’ expectations

03 Aug 2021 11:47 PM

Delhi High Court to hear pleas of Facebook, WhatsApp challenging IT Rules in August

The new IT Rules, 2021 were announced by the government on February 25

30 Jul 2021 1:24 PM

Facebook's payment system will extend to online retailers in August

Facebook launched its payments system for use across the main site, as well as WhatsApp and Instagram

17 Jul 2021 4:15 PM

Delhi Riots: SC dismisses plea by Facebook India's Vice President

SC said that he has the option of not answering questions before the committee if they fall within the prohibited domains

09 Jul 2021 12:36 AM

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