Articles tagged under: Facebook

In case you are serious about “#deletefacebook” a company headquartered in India has to offer you a smooth exit

March 22, 2018
In case you are serious about “#deletefacebook” a company headquartered in India has to offer you a smooth exit

Ahmedabad: The recent sting operation carried out by Britain's’ Channel 4 on the now terminated CEO Alexander Nix of Cambridge Analytica has shaken the political systems across the globe. The sting operation revealed how Cambridge Analytica procured personal data from the facebook users in the US and used it to influence users with specific behavioural pattern to vote in the favor of the current Trump Government. Alexander Nix categorically mentioned how facebook sold this data to them and tha...Read More

Facebook now available on Jiophone

February 13, 2018
Facebook now available on Jiophone

Mumbai: Starting tomorrow, Facebook will be available on the JioPhone, India ka smartphone, said a note issued by Reliance Jio. This new version of the Facebook app is built specially for Jio KaiOS, a web based operating system designed for JioPhone, so that its users get the best experience of Facebook. The app is optimized to accommodate the cursor function on JioPhone. This will open up Facebook for potential 50 Crore feature phone users in India, said company. “JioPhone is the world...Read More

Zuckerberg to hold Townhall meet in New Delhi on October 28

October 16, 2015

From Lalit K Jha Washington Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will hold a Townhall Question and Answer session at IIT-Delhi later this month to connect with Indians, whom he described as "one of our most active and engaged communities" on the social media. "More than 130 million people use Facebook in India. I'm looking forward to hearing directly from one of our most active and engaged communities," Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook post, wherein he announced to be hosting his next Townha...Read More

Facebook may add ‘Reactions’ to ‘Like’ button

October 08, 2015

Ahmedabad Facebook is going to introduce the new "reactions" button like love, haha, wow and yay by adding the emoji-like symbols, to start with only two countries - Spain and Ireland to gauge reaction before rolling out the same more broadly. "As you can see, it’s not a 'dislike' button, though we hope it addresses the spirit of this request more broadly," said Chris Cox, Facebook's product chief to USA Today. The buttons will show up when you press and hold the "like" button on mo...Read More

I will write in Gujarati: Modi tells Zuckerberg at Facebook Wall

September 28, 2015

San Jose I will write in Gujarati: Narendra Modi told Mark Zuckerberg before writing a message on Facebook wall at Facebook Headquarters in San Jose, California. Zuckerberg responded, "yes please". The message written in Gujarati by Shri Modi contained three slogans: Ahimsa Paramo Dharm, Satyameva Jayate, Vande Mataram. Modi explained it to Zuckerberg. Here ended Modi's visit to Facebook headquarters. It should be mentioned here that be it in India or outside, Modi's signature is always...Read More

Modi setting example for all world leaders: Mark Zuckerberg

September 28, 2015

San Jose It's fitting that the leader of the world's largest democracy is also setting the example for all world leaders for how they should connect with their citizens in future, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in opening remarks of townhall with Narendra Modi event at Facebook headquarters in San Jose today. - DeshGujarat Read More

Modi at Facebook HQ breaks down while recalling his mother’s sacrifices (Video)

September 28, 2015

San Jose, America Prime Minister Narendra Modi today broke down and got emotional while talking about the sacrifices his mother made as he grew up. 65-year-old Modi displayed his rare emotional side when he was asked by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a Town Hall event at the Facebook campus here to tell the audience something about his mother Heeraben Modi, who is now 95. "We have many things in common. Family is very important to us. Both my parents are here. I understand your mot...Read More

Mark Zuckerberg reveals Steve Job advised him to visit a temple in India

September 28, 2015

San Jose, California Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in his opening remarks during the townhall interaction with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today revealed something that was limited to only his private talks. Zuckerberg revealed that when Facebook was not doing well, Apple inc founder and his mentor Steve Job's advise to him to visit a temple in India that he too had visited in troubled times. Zuckerberg said: "India is a personally very important to the history of our...Read More