#SocialMedia

.London, UK
Senior campaigner from SumOfUs Flora Rebello Arduini adjusts an installation outside parliament in Westminster in London, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

  • Former Facebook data scientist Frances Haugen appeared before a British parliamentary committee
  • The committee is scrutinising a draft legislation to crack down on harmful online content
  • It's Haugen's second appearance before lawmakers after she testified in the US Senate 

.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza tied the knot in 2010. (Photo credit: Instagram/saniamirza)

  • While Shoaib Malik plays cricket for Pakistan, Sania Mirza plays tennis for India
  • They have a son named Izhaan Mirza Malik
  • Shoaib Malik was greeted as 'jijaji' during an India-Pakistan  T20 World Cup match

Facebook has been in between a user safety stir. (Photo: AP)

  • Facebook said its net income grew 17% in the July-September period to $9.19 billion
  • Revenue grew 35% to $29.01 billion
  • Facebook shares rose 2.5% in after-hours trading after closing up 1% for the day

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mohammed Shami reacts after being hit for 3 consecutive boundaries during the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan in Dubai, UAE, Sunday. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • Shami was the most expensive bowler during India's 10-wicket loss to Pakistan
  • "Even I was part of #IndvsPak battles on the field where we have lost but never been told to go to Pakistan," Irfan Pathan said
  • Sachin Tendulkar said, "I stand behind Shami & Team India"

(Photo Credit: AP)

  • Its platforms have to catch harmful content
  • In India, Facebook lacked moderators with knowledge of Hindi and Bengali
  • Scores of Palestinian journalists have had their accounts deleted

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Communal and religious tensions in India have a history of boiling over on social media and stoking violence. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, a leaked document states
  • The company's employees cast doubt over the its motivations and interests
  • Facebook has become increasingly important in politics

England skittled West Indies for just 55. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • 55. is the third-lowest total in the T20 World cup history
  • It is the lowest score in the tournament by a full ICC member
  • Only one West Indian player managed to cross the double-figure mark in the game

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
To instruct the device, Kabir says, in a curious baby voice of course, "Alexa play dum dum diga diga, mausam bheega bheega. (Photo credit: Screengrab/Instagram tintinkabacha)

  • A video of a kid asking Alexa device to play one of his favourite songs went viral on social media
  • The video was hared by an Instagram account 'Tintinkabacha'
  • The kid's name is Kabir Sood

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Donald Trump supporters had sieged the US Capitol on January 6. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Facebook engineers were racing to tweak internal controls to slow the spread of misinformation
  • The social network had missed how riot participants spent weeks vowing on Facebook itself
  • Facebook says the situation is more nuanced and that it carefully calibrates its controls

Facebook has decided to clampdown on illegal sale of protected areas (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representational)

  • A former employee has told that the Facebook has put profits over problematic content
  • The alleged whistleblower filed a complaint with Securities and Exchange Commission
  • The new whistleblower recounted statements from 2017 in the SEC complaint