Gaming is one of its most important verticals for YouTube in India, amid rising competition within the video category, with new entrants like the Chinese ByteDance-owned short-videos platform TikTok disrupting its unchallenged market.
"When I joined, the priority was in terms of stability and continuity. It was the first and foremost goal for me, given whatever happened in the past. Stability and continuity were the focus in the first 90 days, but now the focus is shifting to growth," Chatterjee told ET in his first interview after he took over.
The newly specialized unit will collect, collate and disseminate information regarding publication, transmission, creation, collection, seeking, browsing, downloading, advertising, promoting, exchanging, distribution of information relating to online child sexual abuse and exploitation. It also also handle investigation of such offences.
Quora said India is one of its fastest growing markets with over 70 million monthly unique visitors in English. Quora is also currently available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil, and will soon be available in Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.
Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death.
GlobalData said that the average outsourcing contract deal size amongst the Indian IT services vendors has come down to $17.2 million in the first half of this year from $22.9 million during the same period last year. Similarly, the average contract duration for Indian vendors has come down from 40.2 months to 35.8 months during the same period, it added.
Ecommerce companies Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and Snapdeal presented views on possible data localisation, sharing aggregate customer data with the government and potential data portability on Tuesday.
Twitter said synthetic and manipulated media is any photo, audio, or video that has been significantly altered or fabricated in a way that intends to mislead people or changes its original meaning. These are sometimes referred to as deepfakes or shallowfakes.
Mastodon is a decentralised social networking service, which allows users to create their own private networks. The social network told ET that while it does not collect user data, it saw 18,800 new users on mastodon.social alone over the last week. By comparison, growth was about 1,000 a week on mastodon.social earlier.
Twitter is seeing its fastest revenue growth in India in five years as the social networking platform doubles down on localising product and adding regional language content while continuing to maintain premium advertisement pricing amid stiff competition.
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