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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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Brief

Social media fake followers racket busted in Mumbai

In the case related to shady businesses that create fake profiles for social media profiles, Mumbai Police SIT has verified 25 people till now, two of whom are in the social media business. “We will not disclose the statements and will verify the facts to investigate the matter,” said Nandkumar Thakur, Mumbai Crime Branch DCP. […]

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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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India

प्रधानमंत्री ने अपना Weibo अकाउंट बड़ी मुश्किल से डिलीट किया

प्रधानमंत्री कार्यालय काफ़ी प्रयास के बाद 115 में से 113 पोस्ट्स हटा पाया क्योंकि Weibo ऐप से VIP अकाउंट्स हटाने की प्रक्रिया बेहद पेचीदा है

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India

Amul handle re-activated; Twitter offers implausible excuse for suspension

A leftist, politically correct platform, betraying intolerance that they accuse the right-wing of, thus eventually hit a brand appreciated for its creative spoofs on local and global news headlines

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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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World

China has 3 lakh trolls or more to influence social media

This is over and above the strict censorship programme of the communist regime that has managed internal rebellions well for 15 years

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Sports

Babita Phogat: ‘Neither said anything wrong nor targeted any religion’

Babita Phogat says she was tweeting against those who have mistreated the doctors on duty during the Covid-19 pandemic