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Facebook Says It Doesn’t Remove Content ‘Simply for Being False’

Even as the world painfully takes notes of dangers of fake news spread on social media platforms, Facebookhas said that it does not remove content simply for being false. While the social network platform has in place rules against hate speech and takes personal attacks seriously, false content does not face censorship on its platform, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s Head of Global ... Read More »

Facebook Shuts Down Friend List Feeds, Brings Mentorship Feature to Groups

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has reportedly announced the end of Friend List Feeds It has also made the mentorship feature available in select groups It allows users to get in touch with mentors and learn new skills After launching AR games in Messenger video chats, Facebook has now decided to brings its mentorship feature to Groups as well. The mentorship feature was launched last year ... Read More »

Facebook Pages Get Publishing Authorisation, New Requirements for Those Who Manage Pages

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook Pages got a few updates on Friday The updates are aimed at improving transparency on the platform They will be rolled out to pages in the US with ‘a large audience’ Social networking giant Facebook on Friday announced new features in an attempt to make Facebook Pages more authentic and transparent. One of the highlights of the updates is Pages publishing authorisation, ... Read More »

Housing Units Worth Rs. 3 Lakh Crore Lag Delivery Deadlines In 7 Cities: PropEquity

In NCR, the number of such housing units has been estimated at over 1.8 lakh, said PropEquity. More than 4.65 lakh housing units across the country are lagging their delivery deadlines, according to a report by property consultant PropEquity. Although the country’s real estate or property market “may be witnessing green shoots of recovery in select micro markets”, the projects ... Read More »

Share market update: Realty stocks subdued; HDIL, IB Real Estate top losers

NEW DELHI: Most realty stocks, including Housing Development & Infrastructure (HDIL)(down 1.53 per cent), Indiabulls Real EstateNSE -2.79 % (down 1.48 per cent) and Prestige Estates Projects (down 1.27 per cent), were trading with losses. The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.22 per cent down at 267 around 02:30 pm. Sobha (down 0.68 per cent), Phoenix Mills (down 0.63 per cent) and Brigade ... Read More »

Housing projects worth Rs 3.3 lakh cr stuck across India: PropEquity

NEW DELHI: Over 4.65 lakh units, worth over USD 47 billion, are facing significant execution delays across major Indian cities due to sales slowdown, cash crunch facing developers and issues related to project approvals, says a PropEquity report. As many as 1,687 projects, comprising 4,65,555 units with a saleable area of nearly 600 million sq ft, are significantly behind delivery schedule, it said. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 With Thinner Bezels Spotted in Leaked Hands-on Video

Hands-on video of the Galaxy Note 9 shows the phone off from all angles HIGHLIGHTS An Alleged Galaxy Note 9 seen in a hands-on video It shows the tablet from front and back The smartphone appears to have a large display with minimal bezels Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will launch in a few days, and leaks for the handset are pouring ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Flash Sale Today at 12pm on Flipkart, Mi.com

Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes in two variants HIGHLIGHTS Redmi 5A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 The flash sale starts at 12pm IST It will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com Xiaomi will be hosting a flash sale for the Redmi 5A smartphone today as part of the company’s weekly sale schedule. The Redmi 5A is Xiaomi’s most affordable ... Read More »

Mobiistar C1, C1 Lite, C2, E1 Selfie, X1 Dual Selfie-Centric Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Mobiistar E1 Selfie HIGHLIGHTS Mobiistar launches C1, C1 Lite, C2, E1 Selfie, X1 Dual Selfie in India They will be available at offline stores starting August 2 All the phones are selfie-centric and are priced in the budget segment Mobiistar on Wednesday announced its entry into India’s offline market with 5 selfie-centric smartphones. The new smartphones — Mobiistar C1, C1 Lite, C2, E1 Selfie, and X1 ... Read More »

Locke & Key Horror Comic Is Finally Headed to Series at Netflix

Just how long has Locke & Key’s winding road to Hollywood been? Consider: It was seven summers ago that a scotched Fox pilot adapting the acclaimed IDW horror/fantasy comic first screened at Comic-Con. Now, thanks to the wide embrace of Netflix, Locke & Key has officially been picked up to series – a first season of 10 one-hour episodes, reports Variety. Launched a decade ago, ... Read More »