New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) The Delhi High Court Friday said it will hear on August 27 the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp against its single-judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe ...

New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) The Delhi High Court Friday said it will hear on August 27 the pleas by Facebook and WhatsApp challenging the new IT rules for social media intermediaries, requiring the ...

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President Joe Biden holds a mask as he responds to a question as he arrives at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The federal agency is the largest employer in the United States
  • Federal workers would be required to present verification of vaccination
  • They would otherwise be subject to weekly testing, mandatory masking, and several other new rules

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Instagram aims to provide safe and private experience to young users. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Instagram's default setting for those under 16 will be private when they sign-up
  • Instagram is developing a new technology to verify user’s age and to remove underage accounts
  • The advertisers will not be able to show their ads to users under 18 or track their activity

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Facebook is an American online social media service. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Facebook is looking to build an immersive digital world kown as the 'metaverse'
  • The project is seen as central to Facebook's future by CEO Mark Zuckerberg
  • Vishal Shah from the Instagram team will head a new Metaverse Product Group

New Delhi, Jul 24 (PTI) About 37.8 per cent children aged 10 years have Facebook accounts, while 24.3 per cent in the same age group are on Instagram, which is seemingly in contravention to the ...

New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) Twitter was non-compliant with the IT rules on May 26 when the new regulations came into effect but the microblogging platform has subsequently appointed a chief ...

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The new feature is an add-on to an already existing exploration tool on Instagram. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • The new feature lets users filter out sexually suggestive or violent posts
  • The option lets people adjust whether they want to see more or fewer posts that some may find unpleasant
  • It comes at a time when social networks are under pressure to thwart abusive or misleading posts

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President Biden clarified what he meant during the Friday outburst. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI Photo)

  • President Biden toned down his comments about the social media giant
  • "Facebook isn't killing people," Biden stressed
  • But he urged the social media companies to tackle the spread of misinformation

Facebook accused of not regulating its content (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • President Joe Biden claimed that social media is “killing people” by misleading them about vaccination with misinformation.
  • Facebook has time and again been accused of failing to regulate content on its platform.
  • Facebook later defended itself and claimed that the company provides verified information to its users