Early this month, social media giant, Facebook, and its associated services Instagram, and WhatsApp, suffered massive outages that halted its services for almost six hours at a stretch and sent many...
Oct 21, 2021
The recent change in the privacy of WhatsApp has been seen as an opportunity and threat by multiple businesses today. However, if the issue is critically analyzed, it clears highlights a platform...
Feb 02, 2021
It is not every day that you get to see the same story on the cover of CIO&Leader and ITNEXT. With no dearth of tech stories around, why did we choose to put Twitter CIOs on cover? Because I am...
Nov 21, 2018
A UK based political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica allegedly sourced the data of around 80-90 million Facebook users illegally without their knowledge and consent and used it during Donald...
Jun 27, 2018
Facebook has admitted to sharing data with Huawei, Lenovo, OPPO and TCL—all Chinese phone makers. The confirmation came a day after The New York Times reported that Facebook provided access to users...
Jun 08, 2018
Facebook has admitted sharing users' data with Chinese company Huawei -- facing the heat in the US over data privacy concerns -- along with three other China-based smartphone makers Lenovo, OPPO and...
Jun 07, 2018
According to news reports, Facebook executive David Marcus, who has been responsible for managing the company's standalone messaging app, Messenger, will head a new team dedicated to exploring the...
May 09, 2018
According to new information updated by Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer on its official blog, the company has revealed that more data (37 million more than previous estimates) may have been shared...
Apr 05, 2018
Most of you may not have heard of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. It is a phenomenon where you may come across an obscure piece of information - and soon afterwards encounter the same subject over...
Mar 22, 2018
Alex Stamos, the current CSO of Facebook, is reportedly on his way out of the company by August this year. This is a result of the on-going disagrrements between him and the company over information...
Mar 22, 2018
The Indian media, like its counterpart in the West, has focused on the supposed ‘scam’ involving Cambridge Analytica (CA), the UK-based big data firm that helped in Donald Trump’s victory through big...
Mar 21, 2018
In a big win over business communication service rivals like Google's Slack and Microsoft's Team, Facebook's Workplace has now signed up global retail giant Walmart as its customer. The retail...
Sep 27, 2017
A new Gartner, Inc. mobile apps survey showed that the number of consumers using messaging apps and personal assistant apps is continuing to grow. As per the survey, about 35% of respondents said...
Feb 21, 2017
Yesterday, five top tech companies—Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft—announced what is being called Partnership on AI. However, that shortened form does not quite indicate what...
Sep 29, 2016