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Facebook announces ₹32 crore grant for small businesses in India

Today, the social media giant Facebook announced a ₹32 crore ($4.3 million) grant for more than 3000 small businesses (SMBs) across Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Bangalore. These are the same places where the company has offices. This is a part of Facebook’s small business grants programme, launched globally in March 2020. Under this programme, […]

Facebook Launches ‘Watch Together’ Feature For Facebook Messenger

Facebook started rolling out a new feature called ‘Watch Together’ for Messenger, which will allow people to watch stuff together. The Watch Together feature supports all Facebook Watch Videos, and you will able to see friends’ reactions in real-time over Messenger video calls and Messenger Rooms. Interestingly, this development comes just a few months after […]

Facebook Launches A ‘Poll Worker Recruitment Drive’ Amid US Elections

Today, the social media giant, Facebook‘s CEO announced the launch of A ‘Poll Worker Recruitment Drive‘ amid the upcoming U.S. Presidential election. People can easily sign up using Facebook App and serve as a poll worker with their state election authorities. For this, a message will be shown on the top of the News Feed […]

Facebook, Snapchat held talks to buy TikTok rival Dubsmash: Report

Social media giant Facebook and Snapchat owner Snap held talks to buy Dubsmash, one of the fastest rising rivals to ByteDance’s short-video sharing app TikTok, reported by The Information. Interestingly, this development comes when Microsoft is trying to get its hand on a deal to buy TikTok from ByteDance in the U.S. However, Facebook and […]

Joint Parliamentary Committee on data bill calls Facebook officials for deposition on August 10

Personal Data Protection Bill which is being scrutinized by the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC)  has summoned officials from social media giant Facebook for deposition on its 2nd meeting to be held on 10th August. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Centre and L&L Partners-Law Office officials from industry body Assocham are also invited to be part of […]

Revenue Report’20: Apple, Amazon, Facebook & Google performs well amid pandemic

Apple, Google-parent Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon are among those to have announced blockbuster earnings, all on the same day. Here are some glimpses of stats from their revenue reports; Google’s parent Alphabet sees revenue decline for the first time to $38.3 billion in Q2 Google Search and others logged $21.3 billion in sales (down 9.8% while […]

Facebook may expand Jio-WhatsApp model to other customers in India: Report

As we all know, in April 2020 Facebook had announced an investment of around $5.7 billion in Jio Platforms Limited, which a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited. Obviously, this investment makes Facebook Jio’s largest minority shareholder. But the interesting part of this deal was this deal with Jio allowed WhatsApp’s integration with JioMart to enable […]

WATCH: House Antitrust Committee Hearing – CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

The most powerful figures in tech were hit with tough questions and documents that raised concerns about their competitive tactics during a high-profile antitrust hearing last night on Wednesday. The Congress hearing turned out to be a ruthless probe in the workings of 4 of the biggest companies in the world. The tech titans, which […]

Reliance overcomes Oil dependence with the help of Facebook and Google investment

Recent Investments in Mukesh Ambani empire has helped him to embark on the new journey. Asia’s richest person is no longer only dependent on his oil empire which he inherited from his father. The Reliance Industries annual’s meeting would be a different one this year where Ambani meets the shareholders, not as an oil tycoon. […]
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