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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 »

Apple Being Investigated by Israeli Agency Over Handling of iPhone Slowdown

Israel’s consumer protection bureau said on Tuesday it was investigating Apple over a failure to disclose to consumers that its software could slow performance in some iPhones. The Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority said in a statement it had questioned the head of Apple in Israel, Rony Friedman. A spokesman at the Authority said it had the power to levy significant fines in civil ... Read More »

Yes You Can Now Actually Get a Degree in Being a ‘Social Media Influencer’

Fashion enthusiasts looking to get the perfect Instagram shot or to boost their social media followings and engagement can now get a degree in being a social media influencer from Condé Nast Italia’s “Social Academy.” According to WWD, the “certified postgraduate degree academic program” — which will be taught with support from Milan’s SDA Bocconi School of Management — is geared towards those with aspirations of becoming ... Read More »

Indore-Patna Express Derailment: WhatsApp Being Used by Doctors to Find Kin of Survivors

Indore-Patna Express Derailment: WhatsApp Being Used by Doctors to Find Kin of Survivors Eight-year-old Sejal Yadav was pulled from the wreckage of a derailed train in northern India and rushed alone to hospital. Hours later she was reunited with her brother – thanks to WhatsApp. As survivors were rescued from the mangled carriages of the Indore-Patna Express on Sunday, many ... Read More »

Facebook ‘Express Wifi’ Service Being Tested in India

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook revealed Express Wifi is under pilot run Reportedly Express Wifi is being offered at 125 rural Wi-Fi hotspots Facebook plans to expand the Wi-Fi service to other regions as well Facebook may have faced disappointment earlier this year with its Free Basics project being shut downby the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), but that hasn’t stopped the ... Read More »

Being Donald Trump: From superstar Billionaire To Political Messiah

To his enthusiasts, the Republican frontrunner is the definition of yank achievement. (AFP picture) WASHINGTON: Donald Trump is a billionaire real estate multi-millionaire with bravado to spare, a formerfact television star who says triumphing is everything — and has his sights set on one among the largestprizes on the earth. To his fans, the Republican frontrunner is the definition of ... Read More »

Just Launched: A One Stop Platform to Find Mobile Apps Being Used for Social Good in India

There are many apps currently available on mobile phones to address common social problems faced by people – related to safety, governance, disability, education, agriculture, health and much more. Here’s a platform that will help you find them all. Preparing for UPSC exams? There is an app that helps aspirants remain updated with information on current affairs and news in ... Read More »