Facebook Partners With Asia Foundation To Combate Hate Speech And Intolerance Online
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Facebook Partners With Asia Foundation To Combate Hate Speech And Intolerance Online

San Francisco, June 3: Social networking giant Facebook has partnered with the Asia Foundation and launched the Resiliency Initiative website, to combat hate and intolerance online. The Resiliency initiative is community-centered and aims to promote tolerance, strengthen interfaith and inter-ethnic understanding, and counter violent extremism in the Asia Pacific, Facebook shared in a post on […]

Facebook-Owned Instagram Plans To Send 2FA Codes via WhatsApp: Report
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Instagram Tweaks Its Algorithm After Being Accused of Censoring Pro-Palestine Content: Report

San Francisco: After workers accused the company of censoring pro-Palestine content, Facebook-owned Instagram has tweaked its algorithms that will begin ranking original and re-shared content equally. The employees at Instagram made numerous appeals about content that had been censored by automated moderation, reports The Verge. Instagram Rolls Out New Insight Data for Live Videos & Reels […]

Twitter May Roll Out New Emoticons To Enable Users To Express Facebook-Style Reactions
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Twitter May Roll Out New Emoticons To Enable Users To Express Facebook-Style Reactions

California, May 29: Microblogging site Twitter may add new emoticons to augment its formerly star-shaped, currently heart-shaped Like button, according to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. As reported by The Verge, the assets Wong found – which have been reliable predictions of future features in the past – show ‘cheer,’ ‘hmm,’ ‘sad,’ and ‘haha’ emoji […]

WhatsApp Users Have Nothing To Fear About New IT Rules, Says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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WhatsApp Users Have Nothing To Fear About New IT Rules, Says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Amid controversy with WhatsApp regarding the new IT rules, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has supported the government’s new IT guidelines under which social media companies will have to disclose the identity of the first originator of the content to prevent the abuse and misuse of social media. He also mentioned on his Twitter account […]