The great deplatforming: How Trump lost his social media platforms
Big Tech has sent a message by acting against Trump and his allies. But wi...
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) had last year declared WhatsApp as a dominant player in the messaging space, saying that the Facebook-owned app has the advantage of reaping the benefits of ‘network effect’.
WhatsApp put out a status update on all Indian user accounts, stating that it can't read or listen to personal conversations and that it doesn't share user contacts with Facebook.
India remains at the centre of WhatsApp's focus: Will Cathcart
As the Mark Zuckerberg-run Facebook moves to monetise WhatsApp through commerce and payments, Global Head Will Cathcart says India remains at the centre of the focus.
Several Indian and multinational companies have started issuing advisories to staff, asking them to avoid sharing sensitive company information on WhatsApp and stop using the platform for critical business calls.
Parler CEO says social media app may 'never' return
John Matze, however, later added that he is an optimist and Parler will be stronger when it comes back.
Experts ask social media platforms to be consistent in applying policies
While Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and others have cracked down on Donald Trump for inciting the mod that attacked the US Capitol Hill, they have treated India differently on curbing hate speech, experts say.
Can social media companies boot Trump? Yes
As the Congressional Research Service has explained in a report for federal lawmakers and their staffs, lawsuits predicated on a website's decision to remove content largely fail.
Plea in Supreme Court seeks to regulate social media platforms
The plea has also sought directions to frame guidelines to entrust responsibility on the officers of ministries of electronics and IT and Information & Broadcasting to deal with grievance/complaint against social media platforms.
Tractor to Twitter: How farmers developed their social media plan to convey their views
he protesters have a strong presence on other digital platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube as well to tell their side of the story directly to whoever is willing to listen.
Understanding the social media phenomenon of Diljit Dosanjh
Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh’s digital joust with Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has expanded his online clout beyond the Punjabi-and-Hindi speaking belt.