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Facebook’s Currency: A Digital Goldmine

Facebook’s Currency: A Digital Goldmine

Above: Illustration by Amitava Sen The digital currency can work within WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger and offers price stability, privacy and easy integration...
SEBI must be cautious in allowing dual-class shares’ listing in the stock market

Dual-class Shares: Power Play

Above: SEBI must be cautious in allowing dual-class shares’ listing in the stock market Issuing different classes of shares with differential voting rights results in...

Zero Tolerance

Above: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is being blamed for curtailing media freedom in Kerala/Photo: UNI Courts in Kerala have stepped in as saviours in several...

Rustication Reversed

Above: The rusticated student, Asma Khan A 19-year-old student wins a legal battle against her college administration which suspended her for a Facebook post in...
In his Facebook post, Tirodkar alleged there are rates at which bail orders can be obtained

Contempt Case: Facing the Music

Above: In his Facebook post, Tirodkar alleged there are rates at which bail orders can be obtained A scurrilous post against judges on Facebook proved...
Social Media: Breach Of Contract

Social Media: Breach Of Contract

Above: The Facebook headquarters in the US. The latest data breach is the third in six months/Photo: 1epa.orgb The latest hack of Facebook, compromising several...
Please select an image by clicking here Mob lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards: Pressured by Govt, WhatsApp decides to add new sharing restrictions

Mob lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards: Pressured by Govt, WhatsApp decides to add...

CNN Tech has reported that Facebook-owned WhatsApp has decided to install new sharing restrictions in a bid to stamp out the vitriolic messages that...
Selfie, No Sex

Selfie, No Sex

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya A Delhi techie’s plea for divorce on grounds that his wife was obsessed with social media shows that as people...
Google, Facebook, Beware!

Google, Facebook, Beware!

Above: FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra has issued a warning to corporate recidivists Citing lax treatment of corporate malefactors, the new Federal Trade Commissioner calls for...
Illustration by Amitava Sen

How Do You Identify Fake News?

Solid sources and some healthy scepticism can help ~By Vignesh Ramachandran Remember when 318 people were shot in Chicago on Halloween 2015 and former President Barack...
Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook

Troll Armies for Digital Propaganda

Above: Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create...
Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies, influence voters in 2014 polls?

Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies, influence voters in 2014 polls?

By Shelley Kasli A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create troll armies for governments around the world including...
Fact checking website reveals top 10 fake news in 2017

Fact checking website reveals top 10 fake news in 2017

The fact checking website, www.boomlive.in recently compiled top 10 fake news of 2017 and posted it on its website. The story titled as From WhatsApp...
Photo: pixabay.com

Sex determination ads on Net: SC asks all agencies to cooperate in search-and-delete work

While dealing with the issue of illegal sex determination test advertisements on the web, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

SC wants a special cell to monitor child pornography videos on the Net

The issue of child pornography in India has taken another lead with the Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit...
Restraining social media usage: MP Chief Justice Hemant Gupta wants the judiciary to exercise restraint in sharing posts on social networking sites

Social Media Restriction: Post Haste

Above: MP Chief Justice Hemant Gupta wants the judiciary to exercise restraint in sharing posts on social networking sites A crackdown on the rampant use...
What We Do Know and Don’t about Facebook’s New Political Ad Transparency Initiative

What We Do Know and Don’t about Facebook’s New Political Ad Transparency Initiative

The short answer: It leaves the company some wiggle room. ~By Julia Angwin On Thursday, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced several steps to make political...
Picture: UNI

Facebook to reveal over 3k ads purchased by a Kremlin-connected agency

While human oversight of all of Facebook is impossible, says Zuckerberg, any embedded algorithm can always be gamed  In the face of criticism regarding Russia’s...
Facebook moves to prevent advertisers from targeting haters

Facebook moves to prevent advertisers from targeting haters

Following a ProPublica report that advertisers could use Facebook to reach self-identified anti-Semites, the company said it would remove all audience categories based on...
Fingerprint security on smartphones: biggest hacking threat

Fingerprint security on smartphones presents the biggest hacking threat

Ex-Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi told a parliamentary standing committee that data of 40 percent of all smartphone users are accessible by the CIA Advanced...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Online Games: Killer Blue Whale

If India has to meet the challenge posed by this danger, it will need to amend the Information Technology Act, 2000 and service providers...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court issues notices on Blue Whale case

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 22) took cognizance of a petition by Gurmeet Singh against social media sites Facebook and others, as...
whatsapp

Govt says it will look into WhatsApp privacy issue

WhatsApp counsel says litigation initiated by telecom companies Along with the bigger issue of privacy as a fundamental right, an issue now being heard by...
A file picture of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav

Another jawan moves court with “poor food” complaint

Above: A file picture of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav Another Indian jawan has complained of poor quality food. However, unlike BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who in January...
Slur against SC/ST in social media punishable, says Delhi HC

Slur against SC/ST in social media punishable, says Delhi HC

Above: Members of Rastriya Dalit Panchayat at a Maharally for reservation in promotion and other demands at Parliament Street in New Delhi (file picture)....
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

Supreme Court: Judgments Awaited

As the Supreme Court gets back to work after its summer recess, five cases which impact Indian society and politics will be decided. India...
FB Using Artificial Intelligence to Counter Terror

FB Using Artificial Intelligence to Counter Terror

Facebook has announced that it want its site to be “a hostile place for terrorists.” Facebook and other social media organisations have been under...
Leaders pose for a picture during the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily, Italy. Photo: UNI

Terror on the Web: India Should Take a Cue From Tough British, French stance

The Supreme Court is looking into two critical areas of internet issues at this point of time. The first is regarding child sex abuse...
Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 16) took the counsel for WhatsApp and Facebook to task for giving an undertaking before the European Union...
‘Need for Data Protection Agency to Protect Privacy’

‘Need for Data Protection Agency to Protect Privacy’

The Whatsapp privacy matter, which has assumed huge importance in social media and among the public in general, is being heard by the Supreme...
Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp, it was said that social media giant Facebook would be using data from the hugely popular WhatsApp to personalize content...
There are no protocols on the social media. There is a perverse sense of a level-playing field, where it is not necessary to argue

The New Enforcers

Hecklers turn into troll terrorists in a free-for-all war in cyberspace that occupied excessive media attention ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrTwenty-year-old Gurmehar has had enough...
Not possible to identify one amid lakhs of videos uploaded, says Google in SC

Not possible to identify one amid lakhs of videos uploaded, says Google in SC

SC investigation into banning of sex crime videos hits a roadblock In its hearing on the case regarding rape videos on the net, in which...
(L-R) Members of the LGBT community protest against Trump’s policies in New York; a vigil against the travel ban in Los Angeles. Photos: UNI

New World Order under Donald Trump

The maverick American president has outraged the world, be it on trade treaties, climate change policies, nuclear deals or moves on IT companies. Can...

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

The system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads By Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr. Imagine if, during...

Trump: The viral president

By Kenneth Tiven Explaining how American voters went from the first black American president with high approval ratings, a Dow Jones Market Index above 18,0000...
The Indus River Threat is not a bogeyman - 1

The Indus River Threat is not a bogeyman

Facebook posts and strategic pundits have been obsessed with how best to punish Pakistan for its support to the terrorists’ attack in India, the...

Five hours before exam, SSC Paper leaked on FB

Five hours before it was held, the Staff Selection Commission’s Central Police Organization exam paper was found on Facebook. The exam was held as...

Off with his Face!

The main problem is not freedom of discussion for politicians or media bigwigs but the random and wholly unpredictable risk faced by the little...

'Facebook' - 39 News Results

Facebook’s Currency: A Digital Goldmine

Facebook’s Currency: A Digital Goldmine

Above: Illustration by Amitava Sen The digital currency can work within WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger and offers price stability, privacy and easy integration...
SEBI must be cautious in allowing dual-class shares’ listing in the stock market

Dual-class Shares: Power Play

Above: SEBI must be cautious in allowing dual-class shares’ listing in the stock market Issuing different classes of shares with differential voting rights results in...

Zero Tolerance

Above: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is being blamed for curtailing media freedom in Kerala/Photo: UNI Courts in Kerala have stepped in as saviours in several...

Rustication Reversed

Above: The rusticated student, Asma Khan A 19-year-old student wins a legal battle against her college administration which suspended her for a Facebook post in...
In his Facebook post, Tirodkar alleged there are rates at which bail orders can be obtained

Contempt Case: Facing the Music

Above: In his Facebook post, Tirodkar alleged there are rates at which bail orders can be obtained A scurrilous post against judges on Facebook proved...
Social Media: Breach Of Contract

Social Media: Breach Of Contract

Above: The Facebook headquarters in the US. The latest data breach is the third in six months/Photo: 1epa.orgb The latest hack of Facebook, compromising several...
Please select an image by clicking here Mob lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards: Pressured by Govt, WhatsApp decides to add new sharing restrictions

Mob lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards: Pressured by Govt, WhatsApp decides to add...

CNN Tech has reported that Facebook-owned WhatsApp has decided to install new sharing restrictions in a bid to stamp out the vitriolic messages that...
Selfie, No Sex

Selfie, No Sex

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya A Delhi techie’s plea for divorce on grounds that his wife was obsessed with social media shows that as people...
Google, Facebook, Beware!

Google, Facebook, Beware!

Above: FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra has issued a warning to corporate recidivists Citing lax treatment of corporate malefactors, the new Federal Trade Commissioner calls for...
Illustration by Amitava Sen

How Do You Identify Fake News?

Solid sources and some healthy scepticism can help ~By Vignesh Ramachandran Remember when 318 people were shot in Chicago on Halloween 2015 and former President Barack...
Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook

Troll Armies for Digital Propaganda

Above: Facebook has become a platform of political propaganda/Photo: Facebook A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create...
Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies, influence voters in 2014 polls?

Did Facebook help Modi create Troll Armies, influence voters in 2014 polls?

By Shelley Kasli A recent Bloomberg report has revealed how a secret unit of Facebook has helped create troll armies for governments around the world including...
Fact checking website reveals top 10 fake news in 2017

Fact checking website reveals top 10 fake news in 2017

The fact checking website, www.boomlive.in recently compiled top 10 fake news of 2017 and posted it on its website. The story titled as From WhatsApp...
Photo: pixabay.com

Sex determination ads on Net: SC asks all agencies to cooperate in search-and-delete work

While dealing with the issue of illegal sex determination test advertisements on the web, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

SC wants a special cell to monitor child pornography videos on the Net

The issue of child pornography in India has taken another lead with the Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit...
Restraining social media usage: MP Chief Justice Hemant Gupta wants the judiciary to exercise restraint in sharing posts on social networking sites

Social Media Restriction: Post Haste

Above: MP Chief Justice Hemant Gupta wants the judiciary to exercise restraint in sharing posts on social networking sites A crackdown on the rampant use...
What We Do Know and Don’t about Facebook’s New Political Ad Transparency Initiative

What We Do Know and Don’t about Facebook’s New Political Ad Transparency Initiative

The short answer: It leaves the company some wiggle room. ~By Julia Angwin On Thursday, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced several steps to make political...
Picture: UNI

Facebook to reveal over 3k ads purchased by a Kremlin-connected agency

While human oversight of all of Facebook is impossible, says Zuckerberg, any embedded algorithm can always be gamed  In the face of criticism regarding Russia’s...
Facebook moves to prevent advertisers from targeting haters

Facebook moves to prevent advertisers from targeting haters

Following a ProPublica report that advertisers could use Facebook to reach self-identified anti-Semites, the company said it would remove all audience categories based on...
Fingerprint security on smartphones: biggest hacking threat

Fingerprint security on smartphones presents the biggest hacking threat

Ex-Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi told a parliamentary standing committee that data of 40 percent of all smartphone users are accessible by the CIA Advanced...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Online Games: Killer Blue Whale

If India has to meet the challenge posed by this danger, it will need to amend the Information Technology Act, 2000 and service providers...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court issues notices on Blue Whale case

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 22) took cognizance of a petition by Gurmeet Singh against social media sites Facebook and others, as...
whatsapp

Govt says it will look into WhatsApp privacy issue

WhatsApp counsel says litigation initiated by telecom companies Along with the bigger issue of privacy as a fundamental right, an issue now being heard by...
A file picture of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav

Another jawan moves court with “poor food” complaint

Above: A file picture of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav Another Indian jawan has complained of poor quality food. However, unlike BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who in January...
Slur against SC/ST in social media punishable, says Delhi HC

Slur against SC/ST in social media punishable, says Delhi HC

Above: Members of Rastriya Dalit Panchayat at a Maharally for reservation in promotion and other demands at Parliament Street in New Delhi (file picture)....
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

Supreme Court: Judgments Awaited

As the Supreme Court gets back to work after its summer recess, five cases which impact Indian society and politics will be decided. India...
FB Using Artificial Intelligence to Counter Terror

FB Using Artificial Intelligence to Counter Terror

Facebook has announced that it want its site to be “a hostile place for terrorists.” Facebook and other social media organisations have been under...
Leaders pose for a picture during the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily, Italy. Photo: UNI

Terror on the Web: India Should Take a Cue From Tough British, French stance

The Supreme Court is looking into two critical areas of internet issues at this point of time. The first is regarding child sex abuse...
Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 16) took the counsel for WhatsApp and Facebook to task for giving an undertaking before the European Union...
‘Need for Data Protection Agency to Protect Privacy’

‘Need for Data Protection Agency to Protect Privacy’

The Whatsapp privacy matter, which has assumed huge importance in social media and among the public in general, is being heard by the Supreme...
Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp, it was said that social media giant Facebook would be using data from the hugely popular WhatsApp to personalize content...
There are no protocols on the social media. There is a perverse sense of a level-playing field, where it is not necessary to argue

The New Enforcers

Hecklers turn into troll terrorists in a free-for-all war in cyberspace that occupied excessive media attention ~By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrTwenty-year-old Gurmehar has had enough...
Not possible to identify one amid lakhs of videos uploaded, says Google in SC

Not possible to identify one amid lakhs of videos uploaded, says Google in SC

SC investigation into banning of sex crime videos hits a roadblock In its hearing on the case regarding rape videos on the net, in which...
(L-R) Members of the LGBT community protest against Trump’s policies in New York; a vigil against the travel ban in Los Angeles. Photos: UNI

New World Order under Donald Trump

The maverick American president has outraged the world, be it on trade treaties, climate change policies, nuclear deals or moves on IT companies. Can...

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

The system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads By Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr. Imagine if, during...

Trump: The viral president

By Kenneth Tiven Explaining how American voters went from the first black American president with high approval ratings, a Dow Jones Market Index above 18,0000...
The Indus River Threat is not a bogeyman - 1

The Indus River Threat is not a bogeyman

Facebook posts and strategic pundits have been obsessed with how best to punish Pakistan for its support to the terrorists’ attack in India, the...

Five hours before exam, SSC Paper leaked on FB

Five hours before it was held, the Staff Selection Commission’s Central Police Organization exam paper was found on Facebook. The exam was held as...

Off with his Face!

The main problem is not freedom of discussion for politicians or media bigwigs but the random and wholly unpredictable risk faced by the little...

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