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Filter bubbles and echo chambers

Filter bubbles and echo chambers

Nibir Mostafa Khan

Tue, Dec 3 2019

How confirmation bias is weaponized by political parties online

Big Data in uncharted waters

Big Data in uncharted waters

Mahmudur Rahman

Thu, Nov 28 2019

There’s a dark side to Facebook and other social media platforms

AI getting better at spying unwanted...

AI getting better at spying unwanted...

World

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Facebook has been investing heavily in artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically spot banned...

Facebook nixes billions of fake...

Facebook nixes billions of fake...

World

Thu, Nov 14 2019

The detailed report also showed that government demands for user information hit a new high led by the...

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature,...

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature,...

World

Fri, Nov 8 2019

Facebook has been trying to boost revenue from higher-growth units like Instagram and Whatsapp, which...

Facebook will widen access to encryption...

Facebook will widen access to encryption...

World

Wed, Nov 6 2019

The company is also considering banning the use of Messenger accounts not linked to regular Facebook...

Tamim’s rigorous training video rocks...

Tamim’s rigorous training video rocks...

Cricket

Tue, Nov 5 2019

The video clip consisted of many shots that showed the 30-year old going through extreme exercises along...

As 'streaming wars' rage, social networks...

As 'streaming wars' rage, social networks...

Showtime

Sun, Nov 3 2019

At one stage, YouTube planned to charge for shows such as "Karate Kid" spinoff "Cobra...

Facebook a 'megaphone for hate' against...

Facebook a 'megaphone for hate' against...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 31 2019

The United Nations warned of rising hate speech on social media in India's northeastern Assam state...

Twitter to ban political ads in apparent...

Twitter to ban political ads in apparent...

World

Thu, Oct 31 2019

Social media companies face growing pressure to stop carrying ads that spread false information to steer...

Blow the house down

Blow the house down

Opinion

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Our values need to be made of sturdier material than straws or sticks

Facebook 'news tab' seeks to reboot...

Facebook 'news tab' seeks to reboot...

World

Sat, Oct 26 2019

Facebook is expected to pay some of the news organizations but has yet to disclose full details

Act based on truth

Act based on truth

Kalyan Chakroborty

Sat, Oct 26 2019

We must be careful about what we believe

Putting out fire with gasoline

Putting out fire with gasoline

Editorial

Wed, Oct 23 2019

The government needs to be firm and unwavering in its stance against the true perpetrators

Bhola SP's Facebook account hacked

Bhola SP's Facebook account hacked

Nation

Tue, Oct 22 2019

SP Kaisar could not be reached over the phone despite several attempts

Facebook suspends Russian Instagram...

Facebook suspends Russian Instagram...

World

Tue, Oct 22 2019

The social media giant also said on Monday it also had suspended three separate networks operated from...

Zero tolerance for instigators

Zero tolerance for instigators

Editorial

Mon, Oct 21 2019

To instigate mob violence -- especially against minorities -- is a crime of the utmost seriousness

Govt seeks data from Facebook to identify...

Govt seeks data from Facebook to identify...

Dhaka

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Four people were killed and over 200 injured during the Bhola clash

Abrar’s torture was planned a day...

Abrar’s torture was planned a day...

Dhaka

Fri, Oct 11 2019

Photos of conversations on Messenger app reveal how Chhatra League’s Buet unit planned the gruesome...

US, UK, Aus push Facebook for access...

US, UK, Aus push Facebook for access...

World

Fri, Oct 4 2019

Facebook says it is intent on introducing the service without granting oversight to law enforcement...

Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court...

Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court...

Europe

Thu, Oct 3 2019

The decision will be seen as a victory for EU regulators, who are ambitious to see US tech giants meet...