Kerala police gets flak on social media for posting troll that legitimises torture; removes it later

Thrissur: Kerala police’s official social media handle sparked yet another ..

Facebook was ambitious, were its users honourable?
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Sorry for the disruption, says Zuckerberg as FB, WhatsApp services return online

Washington: Apologising for the disruption in the services of Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram, tech giant's CEO Mark Zuckerberg ..


Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer massive worldwide outage

The massive global outage that plunged Facebook, its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms and many people who rely heavily on these services ..


Facebook blocks news sharing in Australia over media law

Brisbane (Australia): Facebook blocked the sharing of news in Australia on Wednesday over government plans to make it pay media groups ..

Joe Biden

Joe Biden's inauguration: Facebook bans 'stop the steal' phrase

San Francisco: Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20, Facebook has announced to ban all content with ..

Online Fraud

Extortion using fake Facebook accounts on the rise

Kozhikode: More cases of extorting money from Facebook users by creating their fake accounts is being reported. The fraud takes place ..


Facebook fixes Messenger bug that ‘allowed' hackers to spy on users

New Delhi: Facebook has fixed a critical bug in its Messenger app that could have allowed hackers to connect audio calls without the ..


Facebook India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das quits

New Delhi: Facebook India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das is leaving the company with immediate effect "to pursue ..

'Classic' Facebook design set to disappear next month

'Classic' Facebook design set to disappear next month

San Francisco:The classic Facebook web design with blue navigation bar will no longer be available for desktop users starting September, ..

Attempt to swindle money using fake Facebook profile of Rishiraj Singh; Accused a native of Assam

Attempt to swindle money using fake FB profile of Rishiraj Singh; Accused identified as Assam native

Thiruvananthapuram: An attempt was made to swindle money from a doctor using the fake Facebook profile of Director General of Prisons ..

Milma hands over remuneration to Abdul Fayiz for 'tagline'

Milma hands over remuneration to Fayis for 'tagline'

Malappuram: Milma authorities handed over the remuneration to Kizhisheri native Muhammad Fayis, who was responsible for the tagline ..

Fuel Cap

On which side is your vehicle’s fuel cap? The metre console will tell you

One major confusion that arises when we take a car or any other large vehicle to the fuelling station is regarding which side of the ..


Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts - even Trump's

Oakland: Facebook has said that it will flag all "newsworthy" posts from politicians that break its rules, including those ..


CPM goes online to reach out to party workers in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM in Kerala seems to have finally realised that the proliferation of information technology will benefit ..


Facebook takes on Google Maps, acquires Swedish startup Mapillary

London: Taking on Google Maps, Facebook has acquired Swedish startup Mapillary, that is building a detailed, accurate, and up to date ..

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Actress Mala Parvathy's son directs music video, introduces him via Facebook live

Actress Mala Parvathy came out to support the video song directed by her son, Ananthakrishnan. ’Onnayidum Nammal', edited ..

African grey parrot

FB post helps owner get back African grey parrot after youngsters try to sell it

Ezhukone (Kollam): An attempt to sell an expensive African grey parrot was stopped by a Facebook post. The owner of the bird was ..


Facebook picks up 10% stake in Jio Platform for Rs 43,574 cr

New Delhi: Facebook on Wednesday announced an investment of USD 5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore) to buy a 10 per cent stake in the firm ..


Facebook to give $1,000 to each of its 45,000 employees

San Francisco: Facebook is giving $1,000 as bonus to each of its 45,000 employees to support them with liquid cash amid the COVID-19 ..


Facebook's official accounts on Twitter, Instagram hacked

San Francisco: The official Twitter accounts of Facebook and its messaging app Messenger were hacked and the cybercriminals posted ..


Facebook to finally let users customise shortcuts bar

San Francisco: Facebook is rolling out a shortcut bar settings update that would allow its users to control exactly what features appear ..

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Want good grades in exams? Quit Facebook now

Sydney: Parents, take note. If you want your children to score good grades in exams, tell them to quit social media as researchers ..

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook no more among top 10 best brands globally

San Francisco: Hit by privacy scandals and year-round investigations, Facebook has lost its place among the world's 10 most valuable ..

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg admits Facebook publishes ads containing lies

Washington: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network's policy of publishing campaign ads that contain false ..


Facebook may limit posts lacking authenticity

San Francisco: In a move that could help limit the virality of harmful content on its platform, Facebook has said that it can limit ..

Neeraj Gopal

Kozhikode man spends time on Facebook, lands a dream job

Payyoli: We all spend time on social media, but a young man from Kunnathukara in Maniyur stands out by securing a dream job in Facebook ..


Outage hits Facebook services worldwide

San Francisco: Facebook acknowledged Wednesday an outage affecting users in various parts of the world and said it was working on a ..

Facebook, WhatsApp down globally, users in a fix

New Delhi: Facebook and its family of apps including WhatsApp and photo-sharing platform Instagram on Wednesday evening faced a global ..


Facebook launches blood donations centre for 217 mn Indian users

New Delhi: To encourage its 217 million users in India donate blood for the needy, Facebook on Thursday launched a new blood donations ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Man arrested for offensive remarks against CM on Facebook

Changanassery: Police arrested a man for posting offensive comments against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Facebook. R Mahesh Pai, ..

MG University Admission Troll

Notification through trolls, FB; MG University blazes a trail

Kottayam: In a first, a university in Kerala has taken resort to social media and trolls to notify the students about admission-related ..


Facebook interested in Blockchain-based authentication: Zuckerberg

San Francisco: You may soon login to Facebook with Blockchain-based authentication, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has indicated. In a public ..


Facebook tracking users who threaten its workers: Report

San Francisco: Facebook has been monitoring and tracking locations of those users who can pose threat to its employees or physical ..


With 2.32 bn users, Facebook earns record profits

San Francisco: Despite facing intense scrutiny over data privacy, Facebook stock rose 12 per cent after it logged a record revenue ..


Facebook to monitor India elections from 'Singapore hub'

New Delhi: As India faces elections in a couple of months, Facebook said it will launch transparency tools for electoral ads next month ..

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After hour-long melodrama, lovers get married in Kottayam

Kottayam: A young man and woman who met through Facebook, decided to get married. The young man works in Sharjah and is a native of ..


Apple world's top brand, Facebook slips to 9th spot

San Francisco: Apple displaced Google to become the top brand in the world in 2018 while Facebook, mired in data breach controversies, ..


New Facebook features to protect users from bullying, harassment

San Francisco: Embroiled in a massive data breach and facing $1.63 billion in fine from the European Union (EU) privacy watchdog, Facebook ..


2.2 bn Facebook users must log out, re-login across devices: Experts

New Delhi: After Facebook admitted that hackers broke into nearly 50 million users' accounts by stealing their "access tokens" ..


Data of 50 mn Facebook users at risk after security breach, accounts from India likely hit

Washington: Data of 50 million Facebook users have been exposed following a massive security breach by unknown hackers, its CEO Mark ..


New Facebook tool lets journalists scrutinise political ads

San Francisco: With midterm elections in the US and general elections in several other countries knocking at the door, Facebook has ..


Facebook donates Rs 1.75 crore for Kerala flood victims

New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook is donating $250,000 (nearly Rs 1.75 crore) for relief work in Kerala, which has been battered ..


Facebook bags media rights of La Liga for Indian subcontinent

New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook has bagged the media rights of Spain's top-division football championship, La Liga, for ..


Facebook tightens noose around fake accounts

San Francisco: The world's largest social media network Facebook on Friday took measures to make it more difficult to run fake ..


Facebook launches digital literacy library

San Francisco: Facebook on Friday announced the launch of a "Digital Literacy Library" to help young people build the skills ..