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Global Facebook Users To Get 'Good' EU-Style Safeguards: Mark Zuckerberg

"We've been very clear that we'll roll out the same controls all around the world," Zuckerberg said, adding that "good regulation" would increase user trust in how tech giants use their data

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Internet Domain Names In Indian Languages Soon

"Work is on for nine Indian scripts - Bengali, Devanagari, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Tamil, and Telugu. These scripts are expected to cover many different local languages," said Samiran Gupta, Head, ICANN India

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Double Check Facts Of Forwarded Messages: WhatsApp Cautions Users

WhatsApp is expanding its user education campaign on how to spot fake news and hoaxes. It is publishing a new video that explains the importance of the "forward" label and calls users to double check the facts when they are not sure who created the original message

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Facebook Removes Accounts Involved In Political Influence Campaign Ahead Of US Mid-Term Polls

Facebook has been grappling with continuing public backlash for being slow to recognise Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, along with widespread concerns over its past data-sharing practices

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Facebook Committed To Ensure Integrity Of Elections In India, Other Countries: Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg, who is also the CEO of Facebook, said data privacy and foreign interference in elections were topics that they have discussed at the Facebook board meeting

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Sorry For Not doing enough: Zuckerberg Testimony To Congress

In a testimony released yesterday on the eve of his first Congressional appearance, Zuckerberg accepts responsibility for the social network's failure to protect private data of its 87 million users and prevent manipulation of the platform

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Facebook's Major Focus Polls In India, US, Pak: Mark Zuckerberg

This is going to be a big year for elections ahead with the US midterms and elections in India, Brazil, Mexico, Pakistan, Hungary and others

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Facebook Made Mistakes, Says Zuckerberg; Vows To 'Fix'

"I started Facebook, and at the end of the day, I'm responsible for what happens on our platform. I'm serious about doing what it takes to protect our community," Zuckerberg said

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Ravi Shankar Prasad Warns FB Of Stringent Action If It Sways Electoral Process

"Any attempt by social media sites, including Facebook, to influence India's electoral process through undesirable means will not be tolerated"

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It's Time To Save Your Facebook Data

Mounting pressure on the already troublesome scenario for Facebook, Whatsapp co-founder Brian Acton has asked his followers on twitter to delete their Facebook account

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'Facebook has 'secret police' led by Indian-American to catch leakers'

During one of his weekly meetings in 2015, the usually affable CEO warned employees: "We're going to find the leaker, and we're going to fire them".

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Mouthshut Wipes Out 80,000 Fake User Profiles

The process to weed out fake profiles was completed over a period of six months

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Hike Launches Animated Stickers, Live Filters Based On Fukrey Returns

The instant messaging app included 10 stickers and four face filters based on the funny scenes and dialogues from the latest movie

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