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Audience must get rid of fake news, misinformation: BIPSS

Fake news and misinformation are a severe deterrence to the progress of any nation and it is of paramount importance for individuals to know how to discern fake news from authentic ones.

Audience must get rid of fake news, misinformation: BIPSS

WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp said on Thursday it will go ahead with its controversial privacy policy update but will allow users to read it at "their own pace" and will also display a banner providing ...

WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash

Facebook blocks Australia users, publishers from sharing news

Several emergency services were also caught in the blackout -- with government pages alerting the public to Covid-19 outbreaks, bushfires and cyclones rendered blank, as well as the pages of domestic ...

An illustration image shows a phone screen with the "Facebook" logo and Australian newspapers in Canberra, Australia, February 18, 2021

Social media app Parler crawls back online on 'independent technology'

Parler, a social media service popular with American right-wing users that virtually vanished after the US Capitol riot, re-launched on Monday and said its new platform was built on "sustainable, ...

Social media app Parler crawls back online on 'independent technology'

Shashi Tharoor talks to Mahfuz Anam

'I wish you the courage to wage the battle'

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Daily Star, renowned Indian writer, novelist, politician and parliamentarian, Shashi Tharoor, speaks to editor Mahfuz Anam on press freedom in South Asia

'I wish you the courage to wage the battle'

Facebook’s Head of Safety shares tips to keep kids safe online

Over the last 12 months most of us have spent more time online than ever before. In particular, young people have moved beyond using the internet just to connect with friends or research a school ...

In this file photo taken on 23 October 2019 a giant digital sign is seen at Facebook`s corporate headquarters campus in Menlo Park, California. Digital services company Cognizant on 31 October 2019 said it will stop its work to help filter vile content posted at online venues such as Facebook.

Twitter ends 2020 with record 192M daily users

Twitter ended 2020 with 192 million daily users, up 27 per cent (year-over-year) with growth from product improvements reaching an all-time high in 2020, the company has announced

Twitter ends 2020 with record 192M daily users

Daisy Ridley is terrified of social media

Actress Daisy Ridley says the amount of anxiety that is linked to social media is terrifying

This file photo taken on 21 November, 2017 shows British actress, Daisy Ridley, part of the cast of `Star Wars: the last Jedi` smiling during a press conference to promote the film in Mexico City. Photo: AFP

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent

Inside Myanmar, the opposition to the junta had emerged very strongly on Facebook, which is the main internet platform for much of the country and underpins communications for business and the ...

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent

Myanmar coup

Offline message app downloaded over million times

After the country’s democratically elected leaders were arrested, phone and internet connections were disrupted in the main city Yangon and the capital Naypyitaw and some other parts of the country

Offline message app downloaded over million times
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