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Facebook rolls out a YouTube competitor called Watch

Facebook rolls out a YouTube competitor called Watch

Users will see a new “Watch” tab appear on their feeds and will be able to add shows to their ‘Watchlist’ Facebook – the leading social giant has announced to introduce a new platform named ‘Watch’ which is a redesigned tab for video shows. Facebook will compete with the likes of YouTube and Netflix with its own video platform set to ... Read More »

Facebook partners With Women’s Digital League to train Pakistani women

Facebook partners With Women’s Digital League to train Pakistani women

Facebook’s “She Means Business” programme has trained 8,000 Pakistani women in collaboration with PITB Pakistani women like others, backing society men in almost every walk of life.  Women’s contribution in term of earning independently in a community makes more significance. With this aim, the Women’s Digital League (WDL), a domestic social enterprise, has inked an agreement with social networking giant ... Read More »

Facebook now has 2 billion users worldwide

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Over 800 million Facebook users like something on average Use of the internet and social media is been oxygen to the world. These data statistic of social media users shows, number of people who have used Facebook regularly have been passed through two billion users worldwide. The company’s co- founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced the news ... Read More »

Pakistanis launch online campaign to protest against high fruit prices

Three-day fruit boycott due to price hike begins in Pakistan

Price hike in Ramazan compel Pakistanis for 3-day boycott of fruits In an effort to protest against soaring prices in Ramazan, an online campaign has been launched asking citizens all across the country to boycott fruit vendors from June 2 to June 4. Pakistani social media activists are running an awareness campaign calling for a three-day country-wide boycott of buying ... Read More »

EU fines Facebook $122 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp takeover

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Facebook fine became third social media’s penalty in Europe within a week Facebook has been fined by the European Commission for “providing misleading information” during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The European Commission called it a “proportionate and deterrent fine”. European Union’s competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager said that Facebook had falsely claimed it was technically impossible to automatically combine user information from ... Read More »

Chief Justice takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ called Chief Commissioner and IGP Islamabad to report within 48 hours After massive criticism on social media, Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice of stage collapse incident happened at Bahria Enclave, Islamabad. The incident took place on April 28, but state institutions were denying over what happened. No FIR has been registered so far, Islamabad commissioner showed reluctance about ... Read More »

WhatsApp new feature will let you pin your favourites chats on top

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User press the favorite chat and selects the Pin symbol from the prompt list WhatsApp, most popular smartphone messaging application with over 1.2 billion users has reportedly been testing a feature that allows users to pin conversations with their favorite contacts to the top to the Chats tab. Most of the times during WhatsApp chats the important contact may get ... Read More »

ECP bans social media, YouTube use in its offices across Pakistan

ECP bans social media, YouTube use in its offices across Pakistan

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has banned the use of social media websites in its offices across the country The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a notice for it banning the use of social media and video streaming sites in its offices across the country. According to the notification letter to provincial election commissioners, all the official are directed ... Read More »

FIA arrested 3 bloggers for blasphemous content on social media

Three bloggers arrested on violating Cyber Crime Bill

Anti-Terrorism Court granted seven-day remand and ordered FIA to submit report 31st March The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Pakistan has arrested three persons allegedly involved in a case regarding blasphemous content publishing on social media websites. The arrested bloggers were presented before Syed Kausar Abbas Zaidi at Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) where seven-day physical remand was granted on FIA request to ... Read More »

Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech giants oppose Trump’s travel ban

Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech giants oppose Trump’s travel ban

Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix draft letter highlights how immigration supports entrepreneurship and corporate America Top American companies and technology giants, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber and Stripe, have co-authored a draft letter formally opposing Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, arguing that “a blanket suspension is not the right approach”. More than 30 CEOs ... Read More »

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