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Facebook employees get new guidelines

Facebook on Thursday emphasized that it does not permit its employees to block news stories from its “Trending Topics” list based on political bias, amid a controversy over how the social mediasuperpower selects what news it displays. Technology news website Gizmodo on Monday reported that a formerFacebook employee said workers “routinely suppressed news stories of […]

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Facebook gets “At Work” in India

Corporate workplaces may ban the use of social networking sites like Facebook in their offices, but the internet giant has found a way to enter this space. Startups and older businesses in India such as Zomato, PayTM, BookMyShow, Delhivery, Yes Bank, L&T Infotech, Godrej, and others have begun using Facebook At Work — a twin […]

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Facebook’s trending topic controversy: All you need to know

What’s behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its”trending topics” feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives? According to the technology blog Gizmodo , which is owned by Gawker Media, a former Facebook contractor with self-described conservative leanings said Facebook downplayed news that conservatives are interested in and artificially promoted liberal issues such as […]

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Police indifference reflects on Facebook

While some gangsters lodged in jails of Punjab face no problem in updating their Facebook page about the latest crime, Ludhiana police refuse to acknowledge complaints and suggestions made by city residents on its Facebook page. According to the Facebook page of Ludhiana police, the last time it was updated was on April 28. That […]

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Facebook opens office in Malaysia

Social media giant, Facebook has opened a local office in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, a media report said on Thursday. “The office launch marks a milestone for Facebook in Malaysia and we are committed to helping Malaysians and businesses connect in more meaningful ways,” said Facebook South-East Asia managing director Kenneth Bishop. “Our […]

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Facebook unveils ‘Facebook at Work’ in India

New Delhi, May 10 () Social networking giant Facebook has rolled out its enterprise offering — Facebook at Work — in India that will allow employees of an organisation to collaborate and connect with co-workers. The programme — at its beta stage — has seen firms like L&T Infotech, Telenor, RBS, YES Bank, Godrej Industries, […]