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Announcing the winners of the Ethics in AI – India research awards

By : CIOL Bureau

Artificial Intelligence technological developments pose intricate and complex ethical questions that the industry alone cannot answer. We strongly believe that research questions in the application of AI should be addressed by independent academic research institutions along with the companies building

Can’t Access Facebook? Here’s What You Can Do

By : CIOL Bureau

If you’ve been trying to log into your Facebook account unsuccessfully, you’re probably wondering if you’ve been blocked, and if so, what you can do to get back on the site and return to your normal social networking habits and

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency: A new type of digital money

By : CIOL Bureau

Yesterday, Facebook announced its ambitious cryptocurrency ‘Libra’. Facebook Libra is a new type of digital money designed for masses that can be used via Facebook apps and social networks. If everything will go as per the plan, soon you will

GAME and Facebook Announced Partnership to scale-up entrepreneurship in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) and Facebook announced a partnership that will ignite mass entrepreneurship across India. The objective of this partnership is to ramp up job creation and to further empower entrepreneurs, in line with Facebook’s commitment to

Facebook Hosts AI for Social Good Summit, Announces Key Initiatives

By : CIOL Bureau

Facebook has announced a host of initiatives dedicated to delivering social and inclusive growth by harnessing the power of emerging technologies led by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The announcements were made at Facebook’s inaugural AI for India Summit held in Bengaluru

Facebook Announces AI for Social Good Summit

By : CIOL Bureau

With a vision to leverage the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver social good, Facebook has announced its inaugural ‘AI for India Summit’ focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges. The one-day summit

Beware: 20 Apps are sending your data to Facebook

By : CIOL Bureau

According to a recent report, there are 20 apps on the Android Play Store which are automatically sharing your data to Facebook without your consent. that raises privacy concerns. The study reveals the list of apps stealing and sharing data

Fake News is an “EXISTENTIAL THREAT” to Facebook, It Tells BBC

By : CIOL Bureau

Speaking at the BBC Beyond Fake News conference in Delhi, India, representatives from Twitter, Facebook, and Google have spoken together for the first time in open discussion about fake news on their platforms. They discussed the threat the phenomenon poses,

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

Kwench Global Technologies Revolutionizes Workplace by Facebook with PULSE Bot

By : CIOL Bureau

Kwench Global Technologies is enabling Workplace by Facebook, measure Realtime employee engagement and organization culture index by tracking and analyzing the different emotions of the employees through the PULSE bot. Kwench has developed and integrated the bot onto the Workplace platform

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?


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

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

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