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Facebook Hits Back in Internet.org India Row

Facebook Hits Back in Internet.org India Row

Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg, has defended the aims of his Internet.org initiative on Thursday, after several Indian firms decided to pull out of the project. Zuckerberg argued that Internet.org’s basic free services were not incompatible with net neutrality and the principle that all web services should be equally accessible. He wrote in a blog that,

Facebook Sued for EU Privacy Laws Violation

Facebook is being sued by some 25,000 users for alleged violations of European privacy laws in a class action suit in a Vienna court. The claim, led by Max Schrems, Austrian data protection campaigner focuses on the way Facebook collects and forwards data. It has been brought against Facebook’s European headquarters in Dublin, which registers

Facebook Starts Restriction on Violent Images

Facebook has started to place warnings over violent videos posted on the social media platform stating their contents might “shock, offend and upset” if viewed. Facebook says potentially distressing video clips would henceforth be covered by a warning that stops them from auto-playing unless they are clicked. The site is also preventing graphic videos and

NNPC Disowns Fake Facebook Account for Its GMD

The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Wednesday distanced Joseph Dawha, its Group Managing Director, from the running and ownership of a Facebook account opened in his name by some persons it described as “nondescript scam artistes.” The NNPC in a statement said that the bogus Facebook account which bears a concocted

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‘Fraudsters Using My Name On Social Media’ –Lagos CP

Cornelius Aderanti, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, has said that some unscrupulous elements are using his name on Facebook and other social media networks to dupe members of the public. Aderanti said the main aim of the fraudsters was to communicate with members of the public online, promising to help them solve their problems.

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