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Marks That Wouldn’t Make Your Life Not Worth Ending It For

It is the darkest fears that shape our personality and parents, teachers, as well as examination boards, need to wake up to the reality that marks are overrated to a dangerous extent in the way we make a song and dance of them

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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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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

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Business

Salaries of famous CEOs not necessarily the highest

A list of the highest salaries earned by professionals from 25 other fields of work in the US show they earn more than Google CEO Sundar Pichai

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Social Media

Facebook will soon tell you how it makes money

Facebook will be providing more detail about what happens when people delete content which they had shared earlier

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Health

Facebook posts better at predicting diabetes, mental health than demographic data

Scientists analyzed the entire Facebook post of nearly 1k patients, who have their electronic medical record data linked to their profiles.

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India

Facebook launches ‘Study’ app that pays users for sharing data on app usage

The new app will collect information about which apps people are using and for how long, including which app features are used

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Zuckerberg: Facebook building privacy-focussed social platform

More than 5,000 developers, creators and entrepreneurs from across the world are participating in this year’s edition of F8 – Facebook’s annual technology conference

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फेसबुक में सेंध, बड़ी संख्या में भारतीय उपयोगकर्ताओं के प्रभावित होने की आशंका

वाशिंगटन—फेसबुक ने अपने नेटवर्क की सुरक्षा में हैकरों की सेंधमारी की एक बड़ी घटना की जानकारी देने हुए हुए कहा कि उससे उसके पांच करोड़ उपयोगकर्ताओं के खातों की सुरक्षा भंग हुई है। आशंका है इनमें बड़ी संख्या में खाते भारतीयों के हो सकते हैं।   कंपनी के सीईओ मार्क जुकरबर्ग ने संवाददाताओं से कहा […]

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Facebook needs a bigger cleanup

New York: It’s been a rough year for Facebook and its investors. Questions of data privacy, fake news proliferation, and user growth have dogged the company. Now, it is investing heavily in fixing those problems. Not everyone is convinced of the solutions but if you take Facebook at its word, the changes it plans will […]