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Elon Musk Offers $1 Billion To Zuckerberg, If He Changes Name To

Elon Musk is once again caught attention of netizens for his bizarre suggestions to Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. In a tweet, Elon Musk said, he will pay $1 billion to Facebook owner, if he changes the name to Faceboob. The response came with a shared post of parody news site BabylonBee, which quoted Musk as offering Zuckerberg $1 billion to change Facebook's name.

Thu, 02 Nov 2023 - 11:40 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Name Change, Tesla CEO

Courtesy: Live Mint

Brutal Murder Livestreamed on Facebook


Man Live Streams Brutal Murder On Facebook, Arrested

In a horrific murder case, a man has been apprehended in Doda district for the savage killing of an elderly relative. He even courageously live-streamed the horrific incident on Facebook. The incident took place in the presence of the victim's daughter and granddaughter. The local police responded to the incident, arresting the perpetrator from a forest area. During the arrest, the accused injured himself with the murder weapon. 

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 - 02:10 PM / by Taniya Thappa

Tags: Brutal Murder, Facebook, Doda


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Karnataka HC Warns Meta Owned Facebook

The Karnataka HC warned Facebook that it may take measures to shut down the social media giant’s operations in India. The warning issued on June 15, came amid Facebook's alleged non-compliance with local law enforcement during an investigation into the case of an Indian citizen who is currently imprisoned in Saudi Arabia. A bench of justice Krishna S Dixit issued the warning on a petition filed by Karnataka resident Kavitha.

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 09:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka HC, meta, Facebook, Petition, Legal News

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Donald Trump Is Back On Social Media After 2 Year Ban

After facing a two year ban from Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, the former USA President Donald Trump is finally back. On March 17, Trump took to Facebook and YouTube and said, "I AM BACK!". He further said, "Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business." It is to be noted in 2021, Trump's social media handle were banned amid his violent posts, which allegedly provoked violence in the states.

Sat, 18 Mar 2023 - 09:36 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Donald Trump, United States, Facebook, Ban



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Pay To Get Verified Accounts On Instagram, Facebook

Now Instagram and Facebook started selling verified blue ticks to users. After Twitter, meta-owned social media platforms also launched 'meta-verified' for its users, at a monthly charge of Rs 990. As of now, the services have been launched as a trail in New Zealand and Australia, following which it will be sold in India. The prices, Rs 990 and Rs 1,240 for iOs users, will fluctuate in India.

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 06:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Instagram(137), Facebook, meta, Blue Tick, Meta Verified

Courtesy: India Today

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Facebook, Instagram Accounts Of Donald Trump Reinstated, Netizens Shocked

After a ban of a year, the meta owner platforms, Facebook, and Instagram reinstated the social media accounts of former US president Donald Trump. Supposed to be reinstated in 2023, but the accounts were unblocked on August 30, which came like an unexpected incident for netizens. Notably, in 2021, the platforms banned Trump's accounts following the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol.

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 02:19 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Donald Trump, Social Media, Instagram(137), Facebook, Former US President


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Facebook Suspends Several Pakistan-Based Hacker Accounts In Q-22

Meta-owned Facebook suspended several accounts, which were being operated by APT36, a Pakistan-backed hacker group. On August 8, in the second quarter of 2022, the company clarified that the suspended accounts were targeting Indians through bogus accounts, harassing them on religion and gender grounds. The data was confirmed by Facebook, which released its Quarterly Adversarial Report earlier this week, featuring India prominently in it.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 01:52 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Social Media, meta, Facebook, Suspend Accounts, hacking


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Meta Conducts Secret Tests On Twitch-Like Platform 'Super'

Meta, famously known as the owner of Facebook and Instagram, is secretly testing Twitch-like 'Super' app. Super is a livestreaming platform modelled after Twitch, informed Business Insider. According to Mashable, the app has been given to some influencers for secret testing. Also, the app is being used only by a handful of creators. Futhermore, Super is reportedly an independent product unlike Facebook and Instagram.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 12:37 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Twitch, Super, Facebook, meta, Instagram

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Government To Make Tech Giants Pay For Content Displayed On Their Platforms

Government may soon make digital behemoths pay for information published on their platforms. If implemented, would require tech giants like Google, Meta, Twitter, and Amazon to pay Indian newspapers and digital news publishers a share of the revenue generated by using their original content. The necessity for regulation derives from fact that, while digital companies make income from news material produced by media outlets, they do not… read-more

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 07:57 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Law, Google, Facebook, revenue, IT Laws

Courtesy: India today

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Former Facebook Employee Discloses Zuckerberg Had Weird Habit Of Waving Katana Sword Around Office

A former Facebook developer has revealed an unusual fact about Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Noah Kagan, one of the company's initial workers while it was still known as Facebook and not Meta, stated that Zuckerberg had a strange habit of swinging a Katana sword around the workplace. In a 13-minute video, he said that Zuckerberg swung his sword when he didn't like the coding and other content on the website.

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 03:34 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Facebook, coder, Mark Zuckerberg, employees, Office

Courtesy: India Today