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Whistleblower says Facebook put profit...

'Facebook put profit before reining...

North America

Mon, Oct 4 2021

Facebook has been under fire after the Journal published a series of stories based on Facebook internal...

Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account permanently...

Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account permanently...

Showtime

Tue, May 4 2021

The actor had urged Modi to tame West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee using his ‘viraat roop’...

UN chief urges global alliance to counter...

UN chief urges global alliance to counter...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

He said the pandemic has exacerbated longstanding injustices and divisions

Facebook offers up first-ever estimate...

FB offers up first-ever estimate of...

North America

Fri, Nov 20 2020

Facebook said it took action on 22.1 million pieces of hate speech content in the third quarter

Facebook improving hate speech detection...

Facebook improving hate speech detection...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 1 2020

The 2020 elections in Myanmar, scheduled for November 8, will be its second democratic election since...

OP-ED: Here in (let’s call it)...

OP-ED: Here in (let’s call it)...

Akib Majumder

Tue, Jul 7 2020

Free speech is not alive and well in this fictional republic

OP-ED: Are we confusing hatred with...

OP-ED: Are we confusing hatred with...

Masuda Bhatti

Mon, Jul 6 2020

Misinformation and rumours have led to many unnecessary atrocities in Bangladesh

Facebook frustrates advertisers as boycott...

Facebook frustrates advertisers as boycott...

Technology

Wed, Jul 1 2020

US civil rights groups have enlisted the multinationals to pressure the social media giant into taking...

Reddit bans 'The_Donald' forum amid...

Reddit bans 'The_Donald' forum amid...

World

Tue, Jun 30 2020

Other sites also conducted high-profile sweeps: Amazon.com Inc’s live-streaming platform Twitch...

Bhola clash: Biplob’s brother-in-law...

Bhola clash: Biplob’s brother-in-law...

Nation

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Bidhan Majumder, 35, and employee Sagar, were picked up from their shop on Monday evening

Is social media good for

Is social media good for

Wasif Jamal Khan

Wed, Oct 2 2019

There are downsides, but ultimately social media strengthens the freedom of speech

Facebook bans white nationalism, white...

Facebook bans white nationalism, white...

Technology

Thu, Mar 28 2019

Twitter Inc and YouTube have been under pressure to remove such contents from their platforms

Facebook admits it was too slow to fight...

Facebook was 'too slow' to fight hate...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 16 2018

The company said that it had over 60 'Myanmar language experts' in June and plans to have at...

Facebook cracks down on bogus posts...

Facebook cracks down on bogus posts...

World

Thu, Jul 19 2018

Hate speech and threats deemed credible are violations of Facebook rules, and are removed

Facebook vows to work harder to block...

Facebook vows to work harder to block...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 11 2018

United Nations officials investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar said last month that Facebook had...

Zuckerberg: Facebook used to incite...

Zuckerberg: Facebook used to incite...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 3 2018

Facebook is paying attention to its role as a platform for disseminating messages that could fuel conflict,...

‘Determine hate speech based on international...

‘Determine hate speech based on international...

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 24 2017

Any speech that hurts someone cannot be considered as hate speech, speakers said at a workshop

Facebook bans rapper Lil B for hate...

Facebook bans rapper Lil B for hate...

Showtime

Fri, Oct 13 2017

Lil B faced a similar ban in 2014. His fans have heavily criticized this ban by Facebook over Twitter,...

German parliament votes to fine social...

German parliament votes to fine social...

Europe

Fri, Jun 30 2017

Failure to comply could see a company fined up to €50m, and the company’s chief representative in Germany...

Myanmar anti-Islam monk barred from...

Myanmar anti-Islam monk barred from...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 13 2017

Last month Myanmar’s top Buddhist authority officially banned the ultra-nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement...

EU: Facebook, Google crack down on hate...

EU: Facebook, Google crack down on hate...

World

Fri, Jun 2 2017

Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google’s YouTube announced a code of conduct in May last year, pledging...