“There is a general sense of fear, so people look out for information — and YouTube becomes one of the places to look for it.”
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Came To India To Invest A Billion Dollars. Traditional Retailers Shouted At Him To Go Back Home.
Amazon's aggressive discounts in India have angered traditional retailers who say that online shopping is killing their business.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Harshly Criticized The Indian Law That Discriminates Against Muslim Immigrants: “I Think It’s Just Bad”
The native of Hyderabad said: “If anything, I would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who comes to India and creates the next unicorn in India.”
"Ultimately, we don’t think decisions about political ads should be made by private companies," a Facebook executive said.
Cheap data and inexpensive smartphones brought millions of people online in India this decade. As the country’s government cracks down, protesters are using the internet to resist.
To Prevent Protests Against An Anti-Muslim Law, India’s Government Turned Off The Internet In Its Capital City
A controversial law has drawn thousands to the streets — and a harsh response from the Modi government.
Kashmiris enduring their region's ongoing internet blackout are losing their WhatsApp accounts because of the platform's policy on inactive accounts.
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Dozens of journalists, activists, and politicians were spied on in India. The Indian government hasn’t confirmed whether it ordered the hack.
A new report from human rights group Avaaz has found that “Facebook is being used as a megaphone for hate, pointed directly at vulnerable minorities.”
"This app violates our guidelines and local laws, and we have removed it from the App Store."
India Is Creating A National Facial Recognition System, And Critics Are Afraid Of What Will Happen Next
“Unless we all get plastic surgery at the same time, there’s nothing we can do about it.”
Instagram Won’t Say Whether It Will Protect The Identity Of An Anonymous Account Sharing #MeToo Allegations
Emails seen by BuzzFeed News show that Instagram offered support and reassurances to anonymous accounts naming sexual harassers — and then walked back when the courts got involved.
The company's CEO, Kevin Burns, also stepped down Wednesday.
The feature will let people in countries like India where millions of people still use feature phones ask Google Assistant for sports scores, weather forecasts, and more.
Violators will be jailed for up to three years and fined up to $7,000.
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“Human rights are being snatched away as we speak.”
Earlier this year, ShareChat took steps to clean up the platform, including removing accounts and content that violate its community guidelines.
WhatsApp is “a space for private conversations online.” An Indian court could make it public.