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Facebook Admits That ‘Portal’ Can Spy on You

By : Ashok Pandey

Last week Facebook announced its new device – Portal, a new voice-activated speaker and video chat gadget. This device has some amazing functions to make your video chat more interactive, but at the time of launch, Facebook mentioned that it

Facebook Inc. announces appointment of Facebook India Managing Director and Vice-President

By : CIOL Bureau

Facebook Inc. announces that it has appointed Ajit Mohan as Managing Director and Vice-President, Facebook India. In this newly created role of Managing Director for India, a VP-level role, one of the most important responsibilities for this person will be

Idea Cellular’s Support Initiatives in Kerala

By : CIOL Bureau

Idea Cellular is committed to providing connectivity to the people of Kerala and has announced a range of initiatives to support customers during the current unprecedented flood situation. While Team Idea is working 24×7 to restore connectivity in the flood-hit

Beware! Popular Consumer Brands like Cadbury, Jio on the radar of Cybercriminals to fool you!

By : CIOL Bureau

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently observed multiple cases resurfacing of scams on WhatsApp through messages. On analyzing these links/apps (and unsurprisingly) found that it is fake and does nothing as claimed by the superfluous message. Case 1: If you

Qoruz launches ‘Recon’, first of its kind Influencer Intelligence Tool

By : CIOL Bureau 1

Qoruz announced the launch of its new influencer intelligence product, Recon. This latest addition to Qoruz’s product suite helps marketers get better insights into every influencer for their brand, competitor and the industry. Recon is currently available for Facebook, Instagram,

Twitter announces new measures to fight spam and malicious automation

By : CIOL Bureau

Every day, people go to Twitter to see what’s happening in India and around the world. One of the most important parts of Twitter’s focus on improving the health of conversations on the platform is ensuring people have access to

Instagram Introducing Video Chat, a New Explore, and More

By : CIOL Bureau

Instagram is ready to go even closer to the people and things they love. About a month back, an Instagram post announced some exciting updates to the platform — including Video Chat, topic channels in Explore, and new camera effects

Smart Digital Media Marketing without losing Human Touch

By : Ashok Pandey

By Sagar Karne, Founder of Digibaapp and Milind Kanvinde MD of Digibaapp Each year, the Tech world overflows with innovative technologies. And when you get to Interact with a robotic servant that does most of your daily work and has

Building Meaningful Communities with Workplace for Good

By : CIOL Bureau

We built Workplace to give the world a place to work together. That means businesses of all shapes, sizes, and industries. But it’s not just businesses that work better, smarter and faster with Workplace. We’ve always believed that the greatest

Why Facebook continues to be the top sweet spot for cybercriminals?

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INDIA: Did you know that popular social networking pages like Facebook, LinkedIn were frequently faked by cybercriminals to try and steal personal data via phishing attacks? Reports suggest that fake Facebook sites alone accounted for 60% of social network phishing in

Facebook to notify users whose data was breached

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook has started notifying users that were affected by the Cambridge Analytica expose. About 87 million Facebook users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds. The social networking giant

Snapchat’s chronological Stories feed is back for some users

By : CIOL Writers

Snapchat rolled out a major redesign of its app and faced a lot of backlash after throwing users for a loop with its decision to show Stories in an algorithmically sorted feed, rather than chronological order. The company now is rolling

Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ amid data row

By : CIOL Writers

Cambridge Analytica expose has rocked the social networking giant, Facebook to the core. Since then, the Mark Zuckerberg led company has been in a damage control mode bringing in new privacy tools, settings and of course more transparency for its

Over 5 lac Indians potentially affected by Facebook data breach

By : CIOL Writers

Cambridge Analytica expose that had opened a pandora box for social networking giant Facebook refuses to tame down. Now in a new confession of sorts, Facebook has said that the number of users whose information was illegally shared with the

Snapchat introduces group video chat on its app

By : CIOL Writers 1

Snapchat, the hugely popular social networking platform has announced group video chat feature on its app. Snapchat said its new service will allow as many as 16 people to chat via video at one time and 32 people to chat via voice,

Facebook’s new bulk removal option lets users delete third-party apps

By : CIOL Writers

As part of damage control after the Cambridge Analytica expose, Facebook has brought in a new tool that lets users remove third-party apps in bulk to stop sharing information with them. Now, when you go to the apps section of

Mozilla’s new extension blocks Facebook from tracking users

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla Firefox has launched an online extension that prevents Facebook from tracking users online activity. The extension named Facebook Container blocks Facebook from tracking users when they click on ads or links that take them off the site. Once you install

Facebook revamps its privacy settings amid outcry

By : CIOL Writers

After facing a lot of criticism over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has announced to revamp its privacy settings making it simpler for the users to control their data. The social networking giant in a blog post said, “In coming

Facebook denies logging users’ call history without permission

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like Facebook has got itself into a tough spot this time. Last week, a report surfaced which stated that Facebook has been logging users call and text history without their permission. The social media giant, however, has denied all

Twitter joins Google and Facebook to ban cryptocurrency ads

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of Google and Facebook, micro-blogging site Twitter too has banned cryptocurrency ads from its platform. “We are committed to ensuring the safety of the Twitter community. As such, we have added a new policy for Twitter