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Facebook Blocks 30 Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections November 06, 2018 13:20

The social media giant Facebook on Monday said it had blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and simultaneously 85 accounts on photo-sharing application Instagram over concerns they may be connected to foreign entities and…

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Focused on Security, Privacy to Help Users Communicate: WhatsApp October 31, 2018 16:37

An instant messaging application WhatsApp's Vice President Chris Daniels said the company is focused on values like security and privacy to guarantee that its product remains a utility that helps users communicate in everyday life.…

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Rants on Social Media Can Come Back to Haunt You, Says Study October 24, 2018 15:54

Sending irate, negative chat messages on Facebook and Twitter is likely to hurt you, triggering ripple effects on your emotions to continue for several minutes, a study has found. On the other hand, positive chat…

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Amid Security Breach Facebook Users Now Panic Over Hoax Messages October 09, 2018 11:20

Days after Facebook announced that about 50 million users account has been hacked in a security breach, now a hoax message is circulating around the social media giant.Facebook users have been receiving a deceiving message,…

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WhatsApp Voicemail Scam to Give Hackers Access to Users Account October 09, 2018 10:42

WhatsApp has over again generated dismay among people worldwide after a new hack on messaging platform could give cybercriminals access to the users account. According to a Naked Security, a blog run by British security…

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About 50 Million User Accounts Breached in Attack: Facebook September 29, 2018 13:06

The social media giant Facebook said it discovered a security breach affecting about 50 million user accounts.Facebook on Friday said its engineering team found the security issue earlier this week, which stems from a change…

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Instagram Co-Founders to Step Down from Company September 25, 2018 12:31

Facebook-owned Instagram co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have stepped down from photo-sharing app that has more than one billion users.According to a report in The New York Times late on Monday, the co-founders have…

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WhatsApp Appoints 'Grievance Officer for India' September 24, 2018 12:24

Harried to take rough action on menacing messages, WhatsApp has appointed a grievance officer for India and detailed out the procedure for users to flag complaints and concerns, together with those around fake news.Meeting one…

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ACLU Sues Facebook over Discriminatory Job Postings September 19, 2018 14:09

Facebook became involved in another controversy Tuesday after American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) accused social media giant on behalf of three women job seekers of posting advertisements that are shown only to men.The ACLU, along…

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Facebook Users Faces Brief Outage after 'Networking Issues' September 04, 2018 12:45

Facebook users around the world reported the social network was concisely inaccessible on Monday, with many taking to Twitter to voice their letdown.Reports of issues on the downdetector.com website began around 2100 GMT, with users…

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Instagram Acquaint New Feature to Let Users Evaluate Authenticity of Accounts August 30, 2018 13:26

Social media platforms are all under excess pressure to convince their users of the security of their sites and any data collected. And more significantly, they seem to have come to realize that it could…

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WhatsApp Declines India's Demand for Message Traceability August 24, 2018 10:25

WhatsApp on Thursday said tracking the origin of messages on its platform would undermine end-to-end encryption and affect privacy protection for users leading rejection of India's demand. The Facebook-owned company further said emphasizing people use…

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