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Election Experiment Proves Facebook Just Doesn't Care About Fake News In India
by Admin published May 31, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Much-hyped fact-checking initiative identified only 30 bits of fake news in month-long Karnataka campaign. Yup — 30!
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is This The Beginning Of The End For Facebook?
by Admin published Apr 17, 2018 last modified Apr 17, 2018 02:44 PM — filed under: , ,
After two days of congressional hearings that collectively lasted over ten hours, there are many questions about Facebook, its policies and its future that experts are debating.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Government gives free publicity worth 40k to Twitter and Facebook
by Akriti Bopanna published Apr 10, 2018 last modified Apr 27, 2018 09:52 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
We conducted a 2 week survey of newspapers for links between government advertisement to social media giants. As citizens, we should be worried about the close nexus between the Indian government and digital behemoths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter. It has become apparent to us after a 2 week print media analysis that our Government has been providing free publicity worth Rs 40,000 to these entities. There are multiple issues with this as this article attempts at pointing out.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Digital Native: Delete Facebook?
by Nishant Shah published Apr 08, 2018 last modified May 06, 2018 03:08 AM — filed under: , , , ,
You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.
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It Took Just 355 Indians to Mine the Data of 5.6 Lakh Facebook Users. Here's How
by Admin published Apr 07, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Data privacy in India is still a nascent subject. Experts say cheap data has led to unprecedented Facebook penetration. Often, it is seen that those who open an account are not aware of the privacy concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
After data leak row, Facebook imposes restrictions on user data access
by Admin published Apr 07, 2018 — filed under: , ,
MEIT issues notice to Facebook even as experts debate absolute impact on the second largest developer community.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Cambridge Analytica scandal: How India can save democracy from Facebook
by Sunil Abraham published Mar 28, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Hegemonic incumbents like Google and Facebook need to be tackled with regulation; govt should use procurement power to fund open source alternatives.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry ISIS and Recruitment using Social Media – Roundtable Report
by Vidushi Marda, Aditya Tejus, Megha Nambiar and Japreet Grewal published Dec 15, 2016 last modified Dec 16, 2016 02:19 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society in collaboration with the Takshashila Institution held a roundtable discussion on “ISIS and Recruitment using Social Media” on 1 September 2016 from 5.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. at TERI in Bengaluru.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry We Truly are the Product being Sold
by Vidushi Marda published Aug 31, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 02:08 AM — filed under: , , ,
WhatsApp has announced it will begin sharing user data such as names, phone numbers, and other analytics with its parent company, Facebook, and with the Facebook family of companies. This change to its terms of service was effected in order to enable users to “communicate with businesses that matter” to them. How does this have anything to do with Facebook?
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Facebook is censoring some posts on Indian Kashmir
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2016 — filed under: ,
Film makers, activists and journalists accused Facebook of blocking their accounts this week after they posted messages and images related to the violence in the trouble-torn province of Kashmir. In recent weeks, the India administered, Muslim-majority Kashmir state has been facing violence and curfews after protests erupted against the killing of a popular leader of a terrorist group.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media