You may be trillion dollar company, but users’ privacy important: SC to WhatsApp

The Supreme Court today told social media firm Facebook and its messaging app, WhatsApp, that it will have to intervene to protect people’s privacy in the wake of the latter’s new policy in this regard. Continue Reading

Plea against Whatsapp only in lower court: SC

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea which had sought a direction to instant messaging platform WhatsApp to roll back its new privacy policy on grounds that it is allegedly violative of laws and can impact the country’s security. Continue Reading

Centre gets notice on social media law

The Supreme Court sought responses from the Centre and others on a plea seeking framing of law to regulate social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and make them responsible for allegedly spreading fake news and hate speeches. Continue Reading

Prince Harry & wife Meghan to quit social media: Report

Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have reportedly decided to quit social media as they focus on their roles in the US away from frontline British royalty. Continue Reading

Facebook, Twitter CEOs ordered to testify by GOP senators

The GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas to force them to address accusations of censorship in the closing weeks of the presidential campaign. Continue Reading

Facebook, Twitter face tough times in India

A few days after Union government told Twitter that Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are integral and inalienable parts of India governed by the Constitution of India after the microblogging platform’s location settings showed Leh as part of China, another popular social media platform Facebook is in trouble. Continue Reading