Congress Candidate's campaign video attracts flak for sexist remarks
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Congress Candidate’s campaign video attracts flak for sexist remarks

K Sudhakaran, Congress candidate from Kannur received flak due to a short campaign video that was posted on Facebook and carried sexist undertones. The video shows a man who regrets educating his daughter and wishes he had educated his son instead. The message conveyed is… Read More

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Congress denies pages being taken down by Facebook
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Congress denies pages being taken down by Facebook

Facebook had claimed to have taken down 687 pages as they were found to be related to an IT Cell of the Congress party. The Congress tweeted on it's official account refuting the claim and saying that none of its officially verified pages were taken… Read More

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False Info about Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman makes rounds on social media
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False Info about Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman makes rounds on social media

A Facebook post spread the rumour about Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman being taken out of service by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on the same day that his father joined the Congress party. The information was verified to be false as Abhinandan is on a… Read More

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Facebook takes down 687 pages related to Congress
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Facebook takes down 687 pages related to Congress

Social Media giant Facebook said that 687 pages related to Congress were taken down as they were discovered to be related to an IT Cell of the Congress Party. The pages were removed for spreading spam and depicting 'inauthentic behaviour' as opposed to pages that… Read More

  • Economic Times
  • 1 Apr 2019
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Facebook post seeking to kill PM puts man behind bars
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Facebook post seeking to kill PM puts man behind bars

A 31-year-old man hailing from Jaipur was arrested for making a post on Facebook appealing for a contract to kill the Prime Minister. The man claimed to have a fool-proof plan and was looking for someone who was willing to execute it through his post.… Read More

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Expenditure on political ads on Facebook crosses 8 cr
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Expenditure on political ads on Facebook crosses 8 cr

Facebook has become the most popular social media site for political campaigns and advertisements. The total expenditure by political parties and support groups on political advertisements on Facebook since February is 8.38 crores. The bulk of the spending is traced to have been made by BJP.… Read More

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Facebook apologises for listing Kashmir as being separate from India
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Facebook apologises for listing Kashmir as being separate from India

Facebook apologises after listing Kashmir as a separate entity from India while naming different countries in a blog post. The post talking about countries in which Iranian Networks have had an impact consisted of the list of the following countries; Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy,… Read More

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  • 28 Mar 2019
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Candidate Connect Feature Introduced by Facebook for Indian Elections
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Candidate Connect Feature Introduced by Facebook for Indian Elections

Facebook which has maximum users from India has launched two new features to increase civic activity regarding the elections on its platform. Having taken steps to curb misinformation and false news, the "Candidate Connect" feature enables voters to know the candidates contesting from their respective constituencies… Read More

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Facebook takes steps to minimize false news on Indian Elections
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Facebook takes steps to minimize false news on Indian Elections

Facebook is a major platform for sharing information and news stories. Collaborating with Indian media organizations, Facebook attempts to scrutinize news in regional languages for false information. Affiliated applications such as WhatsApp are under the scrutiny of the Indian government to prevent untoward incidents such… Read More

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  • 27 Mar 2019
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Social Media Platform Called On For Ethical Code To Control Political News Feed
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Social Media Platform Called On For Ethical Code To Control Political News Feed

Representatives from Social Media platform such as Facebook, WhatsApp, twitter, google, Sharechat and Tiktok has attended the meeting and has been requested to take the charge of controlling the political updates related to the Lok Sabha elections of 2019. The Chief of Election Commission Sunil Arora… Read More

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  • 20 Mar 2019
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Does India Want To Be Controlled By Tech Companies?
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Does India Want To Be Controlled By Tech Companies?

India recently imposed a record fine of Rs. 136 crore on Google for discriminatory search which was only a real small hit to Google. But the issue is much bigger for India and every other country (with the exception of USA as these companies are based there) who face serious threats from… Read More

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  • 14 Feb 2018
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Facebook is forcing Indian Women to upload selfie?
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Facebook Is Forcing Indian Women To Upload Selfie…?

Facebook is upset that "most" Indian women don't upload their Selfie profile picture but instead pictures of others points of interest. They want to change it, but it feels like they want to "force" such a change by hoping to provide security features. Indian woman are both smarter and more careful. Their reasons… Read More

  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/06/22/indian-women-wont-upload-profile-pics-facebook-wants-to-change-that/?utm_term=.17fc5d29cc45
  • 26 Jun 2017
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Kanhaiya Kumar - The JNU Azaadi Fellow
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KANHAIYA KUMAR – THE JNU AZAADI FELLOW – SOME FACTS

A Facebook posts noted, this fellow is 28 years old, still a student, is economically dependent on his mother who earns only Rs. 3,000 per month and father is bed ridden. We have nothing against this person, but this JNU fellow is still studying on govt subsidies and is asking… Read More

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  • 8 Mar 2016
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