Tag: FACEBOOK

Facebook enters the videoconferencing fray with Messenger Rooms

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) introduced a videoconferencing tool and expanded livestreaming features on Friday, capitalizing on a surge in demand for video...

facebook: View: Be wary of Facebook’s stake in Jio Platforms

By Anjana Menon Facebook’s blockbuster deal for a 9.9% stake in telco Reliance Jio is inexplicable at best, and alarming at worst. The valuation of...

View: Only time will tell if Jio-Facebook deal is beneficial for India

By Nehaa Chaudhari & Arpit Gupta With its Rs 43,574 crore investment, Facebook is now Reliance Jio’s largest minority shareholder. This was accompanied by a...

Facebook gets rid of ‘pseudoscience’ ad-targeting category

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) has removed “pseudoscience” as an option for advertisers who want to target audiences, a category available until this week even...

Reliance Jio says no preferential access to Facebook, Whatsapp

Reliance Jio will not offer preferential treatment to Facebook or Whatsapp on its network, and remains committed to net neutrality laws, its strategy head Anshuman...

Facebook bets on India with $5.7 billion Reliance deal

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) is set to spend $5.7 billion to buy a 9.99% stake in Reliance Industries’ (RELI.NS) digital arm, as it...

How Facebook is logging into the Reliance Jio ecosystem

BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Among the many things left unsaid in the several statements surrounding the $5.7 billion investment by Facebook in Reliance Industries Ltd.-owned Jio Platforms on...

Facebook invests $5.7 billion in Reliance unit, plans digital services for Indian grocers

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) will spend $5.7 billion to take just under 10% of Reliance Industries’ (RELI.NS) digital unit, seeking to roll out services...

Facebook invests $5.7 billion in Reliance unit to reach small Indian grocers

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) will spend $5.7 billion for 10% of Reliance Industries’s (RELI.NS) digital business, as the social media firm looks to leverage...

Deal with Zuckerberg may have put Ambani in line for India grocery crown

India’s richest man is now in business with the world’s largest social media conglomerate. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio signed a mega Rs 43,574-crore deal with...

Scamsters spin ‘blessing looms’ to mint easy money as world battles corona crisis

NEW DELHI: As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, fraudsters are minting easy money with numerous ‘blessing loom’ scams, where gullible people are being lured...

Facebook removes anti-quarantine protest events in some U.S. states

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday that it has removed events in Nebraska, New Jersey and California promoting protests against stay-at-home measures amid...

The right-wing family pushing anti-quarantine events on Facebook

Over the past few days, against stay-at-home orders have up across the country. There are people who want to end the quarantines and get back...

Facebook launches map to help identify coronavirus hot spots early

Most surveys on Facebook are pointless. This one might end up saving lives. Facebook has partnered with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University to build a...

Facebook, three Indonesian firms in early talks for mobile payment approval-regulator

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Three Indonesian digital fintech firms are working with Facebook Inc to apply for regulatory approval to launch mobile payments in the country,...

Australia will make Facebook and Google pay media organisations for content

Though Facebook and Google generate significant income through online advertising, most of their content is actually created by other, smaller websites. Now the Australian government...

Facebook’s Global Currency Plans Were Always Doomed

April 17, 2020 6 min read This story originally appeared on Engadget The Libra Association, the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency outfit with plans to own the future...

People share the view from their windows around the world, making it seem ‘so small and connected’

Exchanging photos of the window view from their homes has brought nearly one million Facebook group members together. (Photo: Aliyev Alexei Sergeevich/Getty Images) Even as...

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency revamped after backlash

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook’s (FB.O) planned cryptocurrency Libra will be linked to individual national currencies and overseen by global watchdogs in a scaled-back revamp it...

Smartphones and lockdowns make a poor pair

The lockdown or stay-at-home notice advisory for Americans see them spending more of their time in the virtual world than ever before. This is far...

covid in USA: Covid hits USA badly: Hello from my bunker to yours

I write to you from the hardest hit country in the world. The graph of death and infection keeps climbing, the pandemic’s peaks and plateaus...

How to fundraise for coronavirus relief on social media

Novel crises often come with complications that warrant widespread responses from the general public. Part of that response can be fundraising. In the case of...

IT Ministry looking for more efforts from social media to check misleading content amid COVID-19

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Electronics and IT (Meity) expects social media companies to put more efforts in curbing the spread of misleading content that...

WhatsApp changes limit on forwarded messages, users can send only 1 chat at a time

NEW DELHI: WhatsApp said on Tuesday that to curb the spread of misinformation, it is announcing a new limit so frequently forwarded messages can only...

How to Create a Facebook Business Page in 7 Steps

A Facebook Page for your business is a powerful way to connect with your customers and reach new ones. This story originally appeared on Fit...