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Indian-Origin to Head Facebook's Tool for Office Communication December 19, 2018 11:13

The senior Indian-origin executive of Facebook Karandeep Anand has been appointed to head Workplace, the company's two-year-old enterprise communication tool. Anand, who was originally Head of Product for Facebook Marketplace and Payments services, would handle…

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#MeToo Tops Instagram Advocacy Hashtags with 1 Mn Usage in 2018 December 13, 2018 17:39

The #MeToo movement that took the media industry and film industries by rant and rave topped popular photo-sharing platform Instagram's advocacy hashtags with 1.5 million usages in 2018, the company said on Thursday. In the…

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PM Narendra Modi Most Followed World Leader on Instagram December 06, 2018 16:22

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram, and, a photo posted of his meeting with Indian cricketer and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma after their wedding was the most…

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Teen Girl from India Trolls Trump for His Tweet on Global Warming November 28, 2018 16:22

The United States President Donald Trump has consistently been center of trolls this time a teenage girl from India has taken on Trump for this tweet mocking the phenomenon of global warming. On the mercury…

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People Believe Personal Attacks on Social Media Less Harmful: Study November 27, 2018 14:57

People react not as much strongly to malicious speech on digital platforms, believing that such abuses on social media triggers less harm than in personal interactions, a study has found. People are more willing to…

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WhatsApp's Indian-Origin Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora Quits November 27, 2018 12:46

The Indian-origin Chief Business Officer of WhatsApp Neeraj Arora has announced stepping down, saying he needs "time off to recharge and spend time with family". Arora has been with WhatsApp since 2011 - well before…

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Facebook CEO Refuses to Quit Amid Pressure from Investors November 21, 2018 17:22

In spite of rising pressure from investors to quit as Facebook chairman as the social media firm faces acute investigation on data scandals, Mark Zuckerberg has said he has no plans to step down. In…

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Twitter CEO Faces Backlash for Clasping Anti-Brahmins Placard November 20, 2018 16:10

Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey is facing backlash on social media for holding a placard that read 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy' on Monday. The picture, posted on Twitter on Sunday by a journalist who was…

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Facebook Investors Want Mark Zuckerberg to Resign November 17, 2018 17:28

Facebook investors have increased pressure on Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to step down after a New York Times investigation suggested that the social network hired a Republican-owned political consulting and PR firm…

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WhatsApp to Delete Chats If Not Saved on Google Drive November 13, 2018 14:56

The most popular freeware instant messaging app globally confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their chats and stored data on Google Drive, file storage and synchronization…

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Facebook Blocks 30 Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections November 06, 2018 13:20

The social media giant Facebook on Monday said it had blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and simultaneously 85 accounts on photo-sharing application Instagram over concerns they may be connected to foreign entities and…

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Focused on Security, Privacy to Help Users Communicate: WhatsApp October 31, 2018 16:37

An instant messaging application WhatsApp's Vice President Chris Daniels said the company is focused on values like security and privacy to guarantee that its product remains a utility that helps users communicate in everyday life.…

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