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Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

SAN FRANCISCO, February 17 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be…

Facebook logs impressive growth despite fake news scandal

Facebook logs impressive growth despite fake news scandal

New York, February 2 (IANS) Defying the massive fake news scandal that hit the social networking giant during the US presidential election as well as analysts, Facebook has registered strong growth in its mobile advertising business, with total revenue reaching…

SMEs positive on business outlook, job growth in India: Facebook

SMEs positive on business outlook, job growth in India: Facebook

New Delhi, January 18 (IANS) Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India maintain a positive outlook on the future in terms of business confidence and employment growth, a Facebook survey revealed on Wednesday.   Among the businesses surveyed in the…

India to push our goal to connect next one billion people: Facebook

India to push our goal to connect next one billion people: Facebook

Gurugram, November 23 (IANS) As we aim to connect the next billion people on mobile platforms globally, 70 per cent of them will come from Asia and nearly 337 million from India alone, a top Facebook executive said here on…

Facebook aims for more transparency with video ad data

Facebook aims for more transparency with video ad data

(Reuters) – Two months after Facebook Inc admitted it had inflated the average time it told advertisers that users were watching their video ads, the company is promising better data to give ad buyers a clearer picture of how they…

Google, Facebook move to restrict ads on fake news sites

Google, Facebook move to restrict ads on fake news sites

SAN FRANCISCO, November 15 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc on Monday announced measures aimed at halting the spread of “fake news” on the internet by targeting how some purveyors of phony content make money: advertising.   Google…

Facebook warns growth will slow, shares dip

Facebook warns growth will slow, shares dip

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc <FB.O> shares tumbled 7 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday as the world’s largest online social media network warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter, offsetting strong earnings that handily beat Wall Street estimates.  …

Facebook, Twitter feeds helped police track protesters in US

Washington, October 12 (IANS) Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram provided user data access to a developer of a social media monitoring product that helped police monitor racial protests in US’ Baltimore city, an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California…

Heavy Facebook users more likely to argue with parents

Heavy Facebook users more likely to argue with parents

London, September 12 (IANS) Children who spend a lot of time on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are less happy with their appearance and they are more likely to quarrel with their parents, show results of a…

Bullying on Facebook can trigger depression in teenagers

Bullying on Facebook can trigger depression in teenagers

New York, September 9 (IANS) Young adults who face negative experiences on Facebook like bullying, meanness, misunderstandings or unwanted contacts are at significantly higher risk of developing depression, say researchers from Brown University.   Over 80 per cent of 264…

Only one in four Facebook users is a woman in India

Only one in four Facebook users is a woman in India

London, September 8 (IANS) While women tend to outnumber men in social media platforms the world over, they constitute just 24 per cent of total Facebook users in India, according to a new report.   “On average, women account for…

No! Youngsters are not leaving Facebook

No! Youngsters are not leaving Facebook

New York, (IANS) Young people are still quite hooked to Facebook, the media reported, refuting the popular belief that youngsters are increasingly abandoning the social media giant.   While investors and the media, in 2015, panicked that Facebook would experience…

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