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Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help Facebook on Thursday introduced new features to allow you to order food, request an appointment with a local spa, get a quote and even book movie tickets with your friends’ recommendations as you travel to a new place. Now if you are in the US, write a Facebook post ... Read More »

Twitter, Netflix Among Services Impacted by Massive Cyber-Attack; Hacker Group Claims Responsibility

HIGHLIGHTS Friday saw a massive Internet outage in the US Major websites like Twitter, Netflix, PayPal, Spotify were down for hours A hacker group called New World Hackers claimed the attack responsibility Withering cyber-attacks on server farms of a key Internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States ... Read More »

Facebook to Allow More Graphic News

Facebook on Friday said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network. “We’re going to begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy, significant, or important to public interest – even if they might otherwise violate our standards,” Facebook vice presidents Joel Kaplan and Justin Osofsky said ... Read More »

Russian Indicted in US on Charges of Hacking LinkedIn

Russian Indicted in US on Charges of Hacking LinkedIn A federal grand jury in California has indicted a Russian man for hacking computers belonging to LinkedIn Corp , Dropbox and Formspring, the US Justice Department said on Friday. Yevgeniy Nikulin was arrested on October 5 by officials in the Czech Republic and remains in custody in Prague, the Justice Department ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Lite Takes Up Less Phone Space for Tech Challenged Areas

Small businesses and others seeking a better way to communicate with customers or partners in tech challenged areas should rejoice. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has launched lighter version of its Android Messenger app. The new bare-bones Messenger app is designed for people in areas with slow internet connections as well as for older phones with less powerful processors and less memory. Introducing ... Read More »

New Facebook Events App Could Also Be Helpful for Marketing, Appointments

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently launched an all new app that’s solely dedicated to events. The standalone app, creatively named ‘Events from Facebook,’ is designed for events seekers — and business people in a way. The app is available in iOS for U.S. users and will soon be available on Android too. Facebook’s core app still offers its Events feature, so you ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones: 10 Things the Google Assistant Can Do

Google Pixel Phones: 10 Things the Google Assistant Can Do HIGHLIGHTS Google Assistant can hold two-way dialogues and understand context It keeps relevant information ready even if you havent asked it to Google Assistant can make recommendations and teach you stuff Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are up for pre-orders in India now, providing a meaningful alternative to the ... Read More »

Google to Start Adding ‘Fact Check’ Tag to Accurate News Articles in Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Factually correct articles will bear ‘Fact check’ tag next to them Google will check if websites are conducting fact checking on their own It is currently rolling out in the US and the UK How many times have you been proven wrong among your friends because something you said was factually incorrect? You then actually doubt your knowledge and ... Read More »

DMRC Launches Free Wi-Fi Facility at Airport Express Line Metro Stations

DMRC Launches Free Wi-Fi Facility at Airport Express Line Metro Stations HIGHLIGHTS DMRC plans to introduce free Wi-Fi facility at all metro stations Facility launched at Shivaji Stadium Metro station Wi-Fi facility was already available at four major Metro stations Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has now launched free Wi-Fi facilities at metro stations that fall on Airport Express Line. Moreover, ... Read More »

Facebook Marketplace Lets You Sell Locally, Challenges Craigslist

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had 1.71 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2016, and by the time the company finishes monetizing its platform, it might be selling everything under the sun. The latest venture is the second iteration of Marketplace, which was first launched in 2007.  This time around Marketplace is available only on mobile, which will go ... Read More »