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Facebook gets a new name; it’s Meta now

San Fransisco: Days after reports of likely rebranding of Facebook, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the parent company would now be called Meta. The annoucement comes amid several controvesies in which Facebook is currently mired and is seen as its attempt to move towards its ambitious plans to build a world of virtual reality....

Facebook may re-brand itself, says report

Popular social media company Facebook may rebrand itself, reports have said. According to Verge, chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about the name change at the company’s annual Connect conference on October 28, but the name could be announced earlier. However, Facebook has refused to comment on the matter. The company has been...

Mark Zuckerberg says Trump’s FB, Instagram account to remain blocked for at least 2 weeks

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has severely criticised outgoing US President Donald Trump following the violence by the latter’s supporters at US Capitol. The violence resulted in four deaths and left many injured in the clashes between Trump supporters and the security forces—an event that has exposed the desperate attempts by Trump to avoid a smooth...

Ravi Shankar Prasad launches scathing attack on Facebook

In a latest twist to the Facebook-BJP-hate speech controversy, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg alleging bias. Ravi Shankar Prasad said there was a concerted effort by Facebook India officials to delete pages of right-wing ideology. In his letter, the Union minister blamed that “right from India MD to...

Congress writes letter to Facebook CEO, levels serious allegations

Following the sensational US media report on Facebook ignoring rules when it comes to hate speeches by BJP politicians, Congress has written a letter to Facebook levelling a series of serious allegations. In the letter written to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Congress has accused Facebook India of interfering with the country’s electoral democracy. Congress has already...

Facebook to cut employee salaries, promote pay based on work location: Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said employees who move out of Silicon Valley once the company reshapes its post-pandemic remote-work policies could be subject to salary reductions. The tech giant is moving largely toward more remote and flexible work as a result of coronavirus-related office changes, Zuckerberg said in the video, adding that he expects about...

As Facebook invests Rs 43,574 crore in Reliance Jio, Zuckerberg & Ambani explains the ‘why’ of the deal

India is in the middle of “major digital transformation” and Facebook is committed to “opening commerce opportunities for people across the country”, founder Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, a day after the social media giant invested $5.7 billion (Rs 43,574) in Reliance Industries Ltd-owned mobile telecom company Reliance Jio. Zuckerberg (valued at...