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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 »

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube team up to curb terror content online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube collaborate to fight terrorist propaganda

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube would cooperate to fight terrorist propaganda and limit the spread of terrorist content online. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The program announced would create a database of unique digital “fingerprints” to help automatically identify violent terrorist images and ... Read More »

Information Blackout: Facebook criticized for censoring Kashmir-related posts, accounts

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Facebook has been taking down accounts and posts related Kashmir unrest, which some term as “a violation of the right to free speech” SRINAGAR – Facebook has come under fire in recent days for suspending certain accounts on the social media platform, belonging to both native Kashmiris and foreigners present in and outside of the disputed Himalayan region. Facebook seems ... Read More »

How to use cool new Facebook reactions

How to use cool new Facebook reactions?

Every day, people come to Facebook to discover what’s happening in their world and around the world, and to share all kinds of things, whether that’s updates that are happy, sad, funny or thought-provoking. Facebook today is releasing “Reactions” to the rest of the world. The feature isn’t so much a new tool as it is an extension of an existing one; by ... Read More »

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