Facebook Faces Prospect of Data Transfer Ban After Irish Ruling

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Ireland’s data regulator can resume a probe that may trigger a ban on Facebook’s transatlantic data transfers, the High Court ruled on Friday, raising the prospect of a stoppage that the company warns would have a devastating impact on its business. The case stems from EU concerns that US government surveillance may not respect the privacy … Read more

Doctor Cries in Facebook Video, Warns of Dire Consequences of Covid-19

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A prominent doctor of Bardhaman in West Bengal began crying on Facebook live while he was sharing his daily experience in hospital and in his own chambers. Crying and clasping his hands, he requested everyone to go to a doctor immediately if someone is affected by corona.  The doctor’s ardent plea has gone viral and is … Read more

Facebook Banned From Using Personal Data of WhatsApp Users in Germany

Facebook Banned From Processing Personal Data of WhatsApp Users by German Regulator

 Germany’s lead data protection regulator for Facebook is banning the social network from processing personal data from WhatsApp users because it views the messaging app’s new terms of use as illegal, it said on Tuesday. The decision follows emergency proceedings opened by the regulator in the city-state of Hamburg last month after WhatsApp required users … Read more

Donald Trump ‘Egged on’ Capitol Rioters, Says Facebook Oversight Board

Donald Trump’s Digital Downfall: Banned From Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat; Parler Suspended From Google Play

Donald Trump encouraged the Capitol rioters and so earned his Facebook ban, but the social media giant’s rules are in “shambles” and need fixing, the co-chair of the network’s oversight panel said Sunday. The panel agreed just days ago that Facebook was right to oust the ex-president for his comments regarding the deadly January 6 … Read more

Wishes, Messages, Quotes, WhatsApp & Facebook Status to Share With Your Mom

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Being a mother is not an easy job as her whole life is dedicated to her children. A mother tries to take care of her kids’ dream more than her own, as we have generally observed around us. It is said that a mother’s love is purest of all the loves, however, people often forget … Read more

Trump moves to assert party control despite Facebook ban – Times of India

Trump moves to assert party control despite Facebook ban - Times of India

WASHINGTON: Social media has been his weapon of choice for battling Republican dissidents, but Donald Trump is seeking to tighten his iron grip on the party even after a ruling Wednesday extending his ban on Facebook. Despite losing the presidency to Joe Biden last year and enduring a second impeachment after January’s deadly insurrection at … Read more

Facebook oversight board: Watchdog or distraction? | International Business News – Times of India

Facebook oversight board: Watchdog or distraction? | International Business News - Times of India

Facebook said it has publicly made clear that the oversight board is not a replacement for regulation. SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook’s oversight board, which on Wednesday upheld the company’s ban of former President Donald Trump, also had some harsh words for its corporate sponsor: Facebook. “In applying a vague, standardless penalty and then referring this case … Read more

Donald Trump blasts ‘gutless’ Republican leaders after Facebook upholds ban – Times of India

Donald Trump blasts 'gutless' Republican leaders after Facebook upholds ban - Times of India

Former US President Donald Trump WASHINGTON: Donald Trump sought to tighten his grip on the Republican Party Wednesday after an oversight board upheld Facebook‘s ban on the former US president, reiterating his false claims of election fraud and attacking his “gutless” Republican critics in Congress. Despite losing the election to Joe Biden last year and … Read more

Facebook board’s Trump decision could have wider impacts

Image Source : AP Former US President Donald Trump Since the day after the deadly January 6 riots on the US Capitol, former President Donald Trump’s social media accounts have been silent — muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones. On Wednesday, his fate on Facebook, the biggest social platform around, will … Read more

Donald Trump Calls Online Bans, Including By Facebook, “Total Disgrace”

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Facebook’s independent oversight board upheld platform’s ban on Donald Trump (File) Washington, United States: Donald Trump said Wednesday it was a “total disgrace” for online giants to institute social media bans, after a Facebook board upheld the company’s restriction against the former US president which he argued infringed on his free speech. “What Facebook, Twitter, … Read more

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