The biggest stories of January 14, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
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.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 13, 2014
With 16 million posts, Brazil was the most active country on Facebook during the game, followed by the United States and England.
Reuters | Thursday June 12, 2014
The company had previously maintained internal profiles of users based on the comments they make and the posts that they 'like'.
Wednesday June 4, 2014
US companies such as Yahoo Inc, Cisco Systems Inc, Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc threaten the cyber-security of China and its Internet users, said the People's Daily on its microblog, in comments echoed on the front page of the English-language China Daily.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 11, 2014
Any political content in the form of messages, comments, photos, videos on blogs, social media would not be treated as political advertisement, the Election Commission said today.
India News | Anchal Vohra | Wednesday January 15, 2014
Wayne May, expelled last week in tit-for-tat action, and his wife Alicia Muller made deeply offensive comments about India, its people and culture on Facebook during their stay here.
Tuesday January 14, 2014
In a statement on Tuesday, Yandex said it would get full access to public data from Facebook users in Russia, CIS countries including Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan, and in Turkey. Apart from the users' posts, its search results will soon also display other users' comments on them.