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Sep 22, 2015
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2015
Favourable comments on Facebook about a political candidate can have a positive influence on potential voters' views of the candidate while unfavourable comments have a negative effect, a new study has found.
Reuters | Monday September 21, 2015
On personal social networks like Facebook and Twitter, posting negative comments online can be viewed as passive aggressive or simply mean-spirited.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Facebook pledged on Monday to combat racist hate speech on its German-language network amid a spike in xenophobic comments online as Germany faces an unprecedented influx of refugees.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhary, Edited by Aashna Harjani | Monday September 14, 2015
She doesn't give interviews too often, but when union minister Maneka Gandhi logged on to Facebook to answer questions today, the session was long and free-wheeling enough to include controversial comments that had her trending on Twitter.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 11, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Facebook to do more against racist comments and hate posts, in comments due to be published in a regional newspaper on Friday.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Thursday September 3, 2015
The United Arab Emirates has deported two men from Kerala who had posted pro-Islamic State comments on Facebook.
Delhi News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 24, 2015
On Facebook, a young student in Delhi has alleged that a man abused her on the road and then challenged her to complain against him after posing for her mobile phone camera. Worse than the man's comments, says Jasleen Kaur, was the fact that at a busy intersection in the capital, no one helped.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Facebook is mustering support of its users in India to defend its platform Internet.org, with just a week left for public comments on a DoT panel's report, which says free Internet services like that of the social network's violate net neutrality principle.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 27, 2015
Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has been asked to explain comments on Facebook that were seen to be against the ruling BJP.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza was irked by the abusive comments on a photo uploaded by his teammate Nasir Hossain and he shut down his fan page to protest and stand by his colleague.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday May 11, 2015
Seeking to help users link relevant stories to their status updates and comments, Facebook's new Add a Link feature is in testing in the US.
Offbeat | Tuesday April 7, 2015
'Sometimes I hate my name,' starts a post about a teenager named Beyonce on the hugely popular Humans of New York Facebook page. The post has amassed some of the best comments in the history of Facebook, many of them from others who share names with celebrities.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
The Supreme Court, today, sought explanation from the Uttar Pradesh Police on the circumstances leading to the arrest of a boy for allegedly posting objectionable comments against senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Facebook.
People | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday March 18, 2015
DK Ravi's profile picture on Facebook features a young man in blue jeans, a t-shirt and a leather jacket. Alongside, in the comments section, before the deep scroll of "Rest in Peace" and "RIPs," there are messages of adulation, of inspiration and assertions of "I love you, sir."
Reuters | Wednesday December 10, 2014
In a discussion on the social media website, O'Connor referred to "Northern fagoot (sic) elitism" and made disparaging remarks about Muslims.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 30, 2014
The US Supreme Court will consider a groundbreaking case Monday about whether death threats posted on Facebook are liable to prosecution or whether threatening comments are protected by consitutional rights to free speech.
Ketan Pratap | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Facebook Stickers will be available for posting on Timeline, Group and Event comments worldwide.
Robin Sinha | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The users can add the sticker in the same way they do in the Facebook Messenger app, with the sticker button in the comment bar.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 1, 2014
A brief Facebook outage on Friday prompted a flurry of complaints and comments on Twitter less than two months after a similar incident affecting users worldwide.
Reuters | Monday July 14, 2014
350 million users generated a record Facebook "conversation" with 3 billion posts, comments and likes.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Sandberg's comments came as British authorities said they would question Facebook over the experiment to see whether it broke privacy laws.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 30, 2014
With 1 billion posts, likes and comments in just the first half of the World Cup, the soccer tournament is already the most talked-about event in Facebook Inc's decade-long history, data obtained by Reuters showed.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Women have flooded the Facebook page of a US city's police department with lust-fueled comments about the mugshot of a criminal who looks distinctly like a male model.
Offbeat | Aditi Shorewal | Thursday June 19, 2014
Earlier today, Facebook suffered a widespread outage for roughly 30 minutes. While the worst nightmare of many people (a life without 'likes', comments and stalking) took shape, here is what they tweeted.