Former Malaysian PM who said ‘Muslims have the right to kill millions of French people’ accuses Facebook and Twitter of bias after they delete his message

Spread the love The former Malaysian Prime Minister who said ‘Muslims have the right to kill millions of French people’ has accused Facebook and Twitter of bias after they deleted his messages following international outcry. Mahathir Mohamad sent the tweet shortly after a knife-wielding Islamist killed three people in a deadly terror attack in Nice on […]

France attack and Mahathir tweet: Decoding Malaysian ex-PM's comments on Twitter

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad gestures during a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, February 27, 2020. AFP/Mohd Rasfan/Files Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad shot a series of tweets Thursday night, outraged at the growing Islamophobia and stressing that freedom of expression did not include “insulting other people”. Mahathir’s tweet storm came […]

Dow Jones Plunges 450 Points, As Apple Dives On Weak China Sales; Twitter Crashes 20% – Investor's Business Daily

The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly plunged over 500 points midday Friday, as Apple dived on earnings. Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook also reported earnings. Tesla skidded over 6% in morning trade, while Twitter crashed 20% on disappointing user growth. X Among the Dow Jones leaders, Apple (AAPL) dived 5%, while Microsoft (MSFT) moved down 1.9% […]

Media Intelligence Companies In Asia Enhance Monitoring Offerings And Services

Media monitoring services across Asia have always been a critical means by which companies and organizations surveil critical information on the darkweb, print media, radio, online news, social media, and television. And companies like Wisers, Isentia, Xinwengao.com, Pitch.Asia, Talkwalker, and Dataxet are some of the most well-known businesses in this critical business intelligence space in […]

Indian Army launches WhatsApp-like end-to-end encrypted messaging app

Indian Army has developed an indigenous end-to-end encrypted voice, text, and video calling app for Android platform over the internet, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday. The app named ‘Secure Application for Internet or SAI’ was developed by Col Sai Shankar and has been tested by the government’s nodal agency CERT-in empanelled auditor and […]

Facebook training politicians, candidates to keep their accounts safe | India Today interview

In an exclusive conversation with India Today, Facebook India’s vice president and managing director Ajit Mohan said Facebook is removing 10 lakh fake posts every day to curb fake news. Mohan said the company is training politicians, candidates and their staff to help them enhance their cyber-security and awareness on keeping their accounts safe. Talking […]

Facebook using experience from polls in India to stop abuse ahead of US elections – world news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, and have also played an important role in stopping abuse ahead of US elections. Noting that next week will certainly be a “test” for Facebook, […]

Exclusive! “Feeling grateful,” says Chunky Panday as daughter Ananya trends on Twitter – Times of India

Ananya Panday might be just three films old actress, but the young lass enjoys a massive fan following on social media so much so that she is trending on Twitter since early morning. Reason? the beautiful girl is celebrating her 22nd birthday today. Warm birthday wishes are pouring in for the ‘Khaali Peeli‘ actress from […]

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Indian Army builds simple and secure WhatsApp alternative for internal communication

The application developed is quite similar to existing messaging applications like WhatsApp, Samvad, Telegram and Gims. In a bid to provide secure internal communication, the Indian Army has developed a WhatsApp like messaging platform. The app called “Secure Application for the Internet (SAI)” is a part of the government’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign that will allow […]

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Facebook using experience from general election in India to stop abuse ahead of US polls: Mark Zuckerberg | Business – Times of India Videos

Oct 30, 2020, 04:18PM ISTSource: TOI.in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, and have also played an important role in stopping abuse ahead of US elections. Noting that next week will […]

Indian Army Launches Desi Messaging App SAI, Safer Than WhatsApp

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Former Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohammed did glorification of France violence, now Twitter took a big step

10/30/2020 NATIONAL, VIRAL NEWS new Delhi. Twitter has now taken a tough stand against him after former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad glorified France’s violence on Twitter. Let me tell you that Mahathir Mohammed has not only justified the killings in France but has also said that angry Muslims have the right to kill millions […]

Asians in New Jersey use their own social media platforms for election news

CLOSE Top Facebook executive Nick Clegg says the social media giant is working much more aggressively to prevent foreign interference in the U.S. election. USA TODAY When it comes to obtaining information about the 2020 elections, WhatsApp and WeChat are where it’s at for Asians in New Jersey. While Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are popular […]

Indian e-commerce startup FreshToHome raises funding to expand into Middle East

INDIA – Indian e-commerce company, FreshToHome, has raised $121 million in a Series C funding round to expand its service nationally and in the Middle East. FreshToHome says that its e-commerce platform for fresh fish and meat receives around 1.5 million orders per month and generates about US$85 million (INR 600 crore approx.) in annualised […]

US embassy in France‘s anti-China ad on Twitter shows West ‘double standards‘

Twitter launches new feature 'Topics' in India that lets people follow subjects they like

FP TrendingOct 30, 2020 16:23:48 IST Now Twitter users in India will be able to use the Topics feature that lets people follow specific subjects of their liking. This way the tweets made on these select topics will appear more on their timeline. The official Twitter account of the Indian division of the microblogging site […]

Facebook using experience from general election in India to stop abuse ahead of US polls: Mark Zuckerberg

Oct 30, 2020, 04:18PM ISTSource: TOI.in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, and have also played an important role in stopping abuse ahead of US elections. Noting that next week will […]

Facebook using experience from polls in India to stop abuse ahead of US elections: Mark Zuckerberg

New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India. Mark Zuckerberg asserted that Facebook has also played an important role in stopping abuse ahead of US elections. The top Facebook official noted […]

Indian Polls' Experience Helped Check Abuse Ahead Of US Vote: Facebook

From March through mid-October, Facebook removed more than 1,35,000 pieces of content in the US New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, and have also played an important role in […]

Facebook counting on experiences from India, other countries to help check abuse ahead of U.S. polls

Mark Zuckerberg says the company has focused on issues like voter suppression, and has worked closely with experts in the space, including civil rights leaders. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, […]

Facebook India Top Executive Steps Down After Hate Speech Controversy

Two months after Facebook India’s public policy executive Ankhi Das was embroiled in a hate speech controversy, it is reported that she has stepped down from the position and quit the company. “Ankhi was one of our earliest employees in India and played an instrumental role in the growth of the company and its services […]

Facebook using experience from polls in India to stop abuse ahead of US elections, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has said it is using experience from more than 200 different elections around the world including India, to stop the abuse of its platform ahead of US elections. Apprehending possible social media abuse during the poll, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that next week will certainly be a “test” for Facebook. The company […]

Indian Army launches its own WhatsApp-like messaging application ‘SAI’

Hold FB, Twitter, WhatsApp directly responsible for spreading hate, fake news: Plea in SC – india news

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to make laws to regulate social media platforms and to hold Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram directly responsible for spreading hate speeches and fake news. The public interest litigation (PIL), filed by advocate Vineet Jindal through advocate Raj Kishor Choudhary earlier this week, sought directions […]

Alibaba’s Singapore-based e-commerce firm Lazada suffers massive data hack of 1.1 million accounts Business News

E-commerce firm Lazada has announced that a major security breach has resulted in 1.1 million people’s personal information including addresses and partial credit card numbers being compromised. The Alibaba-owned company said its cybersecurity team had discovered that someone was claiming to be in possession of personal information from its RedMart customer database during routine monitoring. […]

Facebook using experience from polls in India to stop abuse ahead of US elections

New Delhi, October 30 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said steps taken by the social media giant have helped protect the integrity of more than 200 different elections around the world, including in India, and have also played an important role in stopping abuse ahead of US elections. Noting that next week will certainly be […]

China and India drag down WPP revenue improvement in Q3

WPP said its revenue slump in Q3 improved by almost half compared with the worst of the coronavirus lockdown in Q2. The world’s biggest agency group said revenues less pass-through costs, WPP’s preferred measure, fell 7.6% on a like-for-like basis. When the impact of currency differences, acquisitions and disposals are included, revenues less pass-through costs fell […]