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Outage hits Facebook services worldwide

San Francisco: Facebook acknowledged Wednesday an outage affecting users in various ..

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Facebook, Twitter remove Iran-linked fake accounts

San Francisco: Facebook has removed fake accounts that originated in Iran and several of those presented themselves as journalists ..


Google pulling plug on YouTube Gaming app by May end

San Francisco: Google is set to finally pull the plug on the standalone YouTube Gaming app in just a few days, months after it announced ..

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Fake news spreads unabated on social media after polls

New Delhi: Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media platforms after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that ..


WhatsApp confirms Status Ads coming in 2020

San Francisco: Ads are coming to WhatsApp, finally, and the intrusion into the popular ad-free mobile messaging platform would begin ..


Personal data of Instagram influencers leaked, traced to Mumbai-based Social Media marketing firm

San Francisco: Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has ..


Instagram testing new Stickers with song lyrics

San Francisco: Facebook-owned messaging app Instagram is testing a new Sticker feature that will show music lyrics of a song playing ..


Telegram update brings new design, Archive option

San Francisco: Private instant messaging and voice over IP service Telegram has updated its app with a new design for Android and added ..

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Online 'cockroach challenge' driving youngsters crazy

New Delhi: It may sound a little yucky to some, but a new online challenge that involves taking a selfie with cockroaches on your face ..


Instagram posts to be reviewed by FB fact-checkers

San Francisco: In its efforts to reduce the spread of fake news, conspiracy theories, hate and misinformation on its platform, Instagram ..

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Social media fraud increased 43% in 2018: Report

San Francisco: In a sign that platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are emerging as new public square for criminal deception, a study ..

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