Facebook to shut TikTok clone Lasso
Lasso was launched in 2018 as an answer to TikTok, which has gained popularity globally. However, Lasso f...
Facebook hires three new directors for India
Manohar Hotchandani joins Facebook as director, business development and will be working across ...
MNC arms yet to take a call on Facebook ads
Unilever’s India subsidiary, Hindustan Unilever, hasn’t taken a call on the matter yet. HUL has consistently ranked at top spot among India’s largest advertisers for the previous two years back-to-back.
CCI okays Facebook's investment of Rs 43,574 crore in Jio Platforms
On April 22, Facebook said it will invest Rs 43,574 crore in Jio Platforms for a 9.99% stake in an all-cash deal that will help the oil-to-retail conglomerate reduce debt and strengthen the social media company’s presence in its largest market, especially for its WhatsApp unit.
Zuckerberg-funded scientists: Rein in hate on Facebook
The researchers, including 60 professors at leading U.S. research institutions, wrote the Facebook CEO on Saturday asking Zuckerberg to "consider stricter policies on misinformation and incendiary language that harms people," especially during the current turmoil over racial injustice.
Inside Instagram’s training camp for ethical voices
The photo-and-video-sharing platform from Facebook spends 3-4 crore annually to push these initiatives in India as part of its global safety and well-being programme, said people aware of the initiatives. Instagram started these initiatives in several countries, including the US, India, Nepal, Brazil and Australia, three years ago.
Digital influence in urban consumers rises significantly, up to 70%: Facebook India-Boston Consulting Group Report
The findings were revealed during a virtual event and panel discussion attended by leaders of companies such as Samsung India, Mondelez India, and Big Bazaar.
India changes digital tax form to include new levy on foreign e-commerce companies
The new levy was introduced in the Union Budget & was made effective from April 1.
View: The coming Facebook-Jio stress test for the CCI
Reliance Jio will approach the Competition Commission of India to clear its Facebook deal.
Facebook, Instagram to allow users to turn off political ads ahead of 2020 US elections
Ahead of the 2020 elections in the United States, tech giant Facebook has recently launched a new feature through which users will be able t...
TikTok ban will force advertisers to re-allocate funds to platforms like Instagram, YouTube
Advertisers expect budgets and campaigns to move to platforms like YouTube and Facebook’s Instagram from the Chinese app, but despite TikTok’s meteoric rise, media agency experts feel the move won’t make a big enough dent.
Online sales help auctioneers of pre-owned embassy goods sail through this pandemic
Invisible bidders are putting bids on goods unseen and un-inspected. This is no traditional auction; there are no hammers, number paddles or a hammer price. Everything is done over Facebook — pictures and videos are uploaded and, within eight hours, the items are auctioned off. This is the model that most auctioneers of goods left behind by returning diplomats and other expats have shifted to about a year ago.
Youtube, Facebook and Netflix drive rural India's internet usage
Babu Reddy, a village-level entrepreneur who runs a digital kiosk or Common Service Centre, is however providing high-speed Fibre-to-Home connections to citizens now, utilizing the BharatNet fibre backbone, which is transforming the life of the villagers, especially its youth.
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