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India

Karnataka govt: Bengaluru riot was pre-planned

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa had promised during the anti-CAA riots he would extract compensation from the rioters the way his counterpart in Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath was doing

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Crime

Muslim mob attacks Bengaluru MLA’s house, provoked by his nephew’s FB post

60 policemen sustained injuries as the Muslim mob hurled bottles and stones at them while protesting against the Facebook post

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Business

Facebook staff to WFH until July 2021, get $ 1,000

Facebook also said that the company will continue reopening offices in a restricted capacity where government guidance permits

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World

Twitter, Facebook block Trump video, citing COVID ‘misinformation’

Trump posted the same video to his account on Facebook, which removed the clip shortly before Twitter froze the campaign’s account

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India

गृह मंत्रालय: अर्ध सैनिक बलों और पूर्व सैनिकों के लिए फेसबुक प्रतिबंधित

गृह मंत्रालय ने बताया कि उसे गृह राज्य में मंत्री जी. किशन रेड्डी की ओर से अर्ध सैनिक बलों के लिए विदेशी एप का इस्तेमाल बंद करने का 9 जुलाई को ईमेल संदेश मिला है

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India

Army asks soldiers to delete FB, Instagram accounts, uninstall 89 apps

Army till now had allowed its personnel to use Facebook but with restrictions like not posting pictures in uniform or disclosing the location

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World

Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion due to boycott of Facebook ads

There are no exceptions for politicians in any of the policies I’m announcing here today, Mark Zuckerberg said

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World

Trump takes on ‘biased’ social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

The US president said in the ‘Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship’ social-media companies had ‘unchecked power’ to censor

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India

Modi contemplates quitting social media

Sources say the Modi government decided to ‘shock’ the leftist mediums by depriving them of the business his presence generates for them

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Fact Check

Trump is wrong; Modi far ahead on Facebook (fact check)

US President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets betraying excitement about his India visit, wrote he was the most followed personality on the social networking site