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Tech’s liability shield under fire: 26 words and what’s at stake

Democrats and Republicans in Congress are taking aim at a controversial law that shields internet platforms including Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. from lawsuits over...

Law approved for Google and Facebook to pay the press for their content in Australia

The country sets a precedent for others to follow suit, forcing tech giants to pay media companies for using their content on the Google News...

koo: New social media guidelines a move in right direction, says Koo founder

The new guidelines are making social media a much better, more positive place. It is a move in the right direction, says Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-Founder...

AI armed with multiple senses could gain more flexible intelligence

In late 2012, AI scientists first figured out how to get neural networks to “see.” They proved that software designed to loosely mimic the human...

India should bring in legislation that mandates news media aggregators to share revenue with creators

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss the world, the weather, the Quad alliance that includes the two...

What we can learn from the Facebook-Australia news debacle

Democracies around the world are all mired in one crisis or another, which is why measures of their health are trending in the wrong direction....

Slack fight: Has the hype over WhatsApp alternatives come to an end?

Also read: Slack Fight #1: Phones without chargers – is it a sincere attempt at saving the planet? Let’s talk about WhatsApp – again! How...

Rumor: Facebook is working on smartwatch and wants our health data

According to a media report, Facebook could launch its own smartwatch in 2022. No less than four internal sources report that the new smartwatch from...

Centre, Twitter India get SC notice on plea seeking mechanism to regulate content spreading hate

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and Twitter India on a plea seeking a mechanism for regulating content and...

Clubhouse: Facebook and Twitter work on copycats

The unprecedented success of Clubhouse seems to have led to alarm bells ringing at rival social media platforms. As I type this, we are hearing...

Why Founder-Led Companies Often Make Good Investments

Here is why founder led companies like Facebook, Amazon and Tesla might be good investments. Free Book Preview Money-Smart Solopreneur This book gives you the essential...

Google Pays News Platforms In Australia as Crackdown Looms

Photo: Tolga Akmen (Getty Images) Australians suffering through anxiety caused by the looming threat of having to switch to Bing for their search results received...

Use These 10 Facebook Ad Campaigns to Maximize Your ROI

Increasing brand awareness should be your top priority. Free Book Preview Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising Get a glimpse of how to use Facebook’s marketing...

internet services: Mobile internet suspended in 3 Haryana districts for 24 hours as Delhi witnesses violent protests

Chandigarh: Mobile internet services have been suspended in three Haryana districts of Sonipat, Jhajjar and Palwal for 24 hours ending 5 pm Wednesday, the state...

Dispute over news: Google threatens to shut down search engine in Australia

In Australia, Google and Facebook have been fighting with the government for some time over proposed legislation that could mean payments from the two tech giants to...

No misuse of WhatsApp data, Facebook assures Parliamentary Standing Committee

NEW DELHI: Facebook has assured the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology that its subsidiary WhatsApp is not sharing personal data, like conversation and exchange...

Can’t be forced to appear before Delhi Assembly panel: Facebook tells SC

New Delhi: Facebook India on Thursday strongly opposed notices issued by a Delhi Assembly panel asking its executives to come and depose before it on...

How Facebook, Twitter and others are girding for inauguration threats

PALO ALTO: Social media companies are under close scrutiny over their handling of misinformation and threats of violence tied to the inauguration of President-elect Joe...

Trump on Twitter: Freedom of Speech in the Digital Age

It’s done! Trump is no longer the President of the United States, Democrat Joe Biden takes over as the President of the United States today....

WhatsApp updates status to clear the air on privacy policy

New Delhi: WhatsApp continues to face deep distrust among users around its new privacy policy, despite repeated claims by the Facebook-owned messaging app that conversations...

WhatsApp: Parliamentary IT Panel summons Facebook, Twitter on misuse of online news media

New Delhi: In the wake of recent reports of data safety on Facebook and its messaging app WhatsApp and blocking of some handles by Twitter,...

WhatsApp’s clarifications fail to allay user fears, fact checkers say misinformation on company’s privacy policy on the rise

NEW DELHI: WhatsApp continues to face deep distrust among users around its new privacy policy, despite repeated claims by the Facebook-owned messaging app that conversations...

Opinion: After Capitol insurrection and fallout, it is time for new laws for social media

The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has led to the biggest reckoning in the history of the internet, and will likely be a tipping point...

WhatsApp goes on the defensive to avert further damage

After a veritable shitstorm from WhatsApp and Facebook users, the company now wants to avoid further damage by transparently addressing rumours about the new terms...

Sheryl Sandberg Slammed For Saying Capitol Riot Was Not ‘Largely’ Planned On Facebook

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg was lambasted on social media on Monday after she claimed that last week’s Capitol insurrection was not “largely organized” on Facebook,...