Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after hours-long blackout Access to platforms returns after outage blamed on ‘configuration changes’.  Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were being restored on Tuesday after a worldwide outage that lasted nearly six hours [Andrej Cukic/EPA] KARACHI ( Web News ) Facebook, Instagram and the widely-used WhatsApp messaging serviceRead More →

             Facebook to end use of facial recognition software LAHORE ( Web News ) Facebook has announced it will no longer use facial recognition software to identify faces in photographs and videos. There have been growing concerns about the ethics of facial recognition technology, withRead More →

Facebook earns $9bn despite whistleblower scandal Facebook has posted better-than-expected profits for the third quarter, as it continues to face bad press over leaked internal documents. The social media giant made $9bn (£6.5bn) of profit in the three months to September, up from $7.8bn last year. However, it was hitRead More →

KARACHI ( Web News ) Facebook and Zindagi Trust launched a campaign in Pakistan to educate the public about the harm caused by sharing child abuse material online, and the importance of reporting it through proper channels. This campaign follows research conducted by Facebook, the National Center for Missing andRead More →

KARACHI ( Web News ) Facebook is expanding its women-empowerment focused initiative, ‘SheMeansBusiness’ to bolster financial inclusion and resiliency of women-led businesses in Pakistan. Implemented in partnership with State Bank and the USAID Small and Medium Enterprise Activity (SMEA), the program’s new component, ‘Business Resilience through Financial Education (BRFE)’ aimsRead More →

DELHI ( Web News ) India’s government has told Twitter it could face “unintended consequences” if it fails to comply with the country’s new social media rules, Reuters reported. India’s technology minister wrote in a June 5th letter to Twitter that the company’s responses to previous government letters about the new rulesRead More →

Terrorism, hateful material, 19 thousand 727 social media accounts closed All Social Media Accounts are closed by Facebook, Twitter and Google, Nica 9 thousand 633 pages were spreading religious profits from blocked accounts ISLAMABAD (Web  News) The National Institute of Counter Terrorism (Nica) has been said that 19,000 727 socialRead More →

DELHI ( WEB NEWS ) India has announced new rules to regulate content on social media, making Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and others more accountable to legal requests for the swift removal of posts and sharing information on where the messages originated from. The rules – part of an effort byRead More →

ISLAMABAD (WEB DESK ) The Rules titled “The Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards), Rules 2020”have been notified by the Federal Government vide notification dated 27 November 2020.These Rules have been framed as a statutory requirement under Section 37(2) of the Prevention of Electronic CrimesRead More →