Facebook Ties Up With CBSE to Offer Certified Training on Digital Safety, AR to Students in India

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to a new meeting with activists on the social media giant’s content policies while vowing to resist pressure from an advertiser boycott, the company said Thursday.

The news comes amid increased pressure on the leading social network to clamp down on incendiary content which promotes racism and violence, which has gained momentum with more tan 650 advertisers joining a boycott.

Zuckerberg told an employee meeting this week the boycott is not likely to have a major impact and that most of the advertisers “will be back on the platform soon enough,” according to an account first reported by The Information and confirmed by AFP.

The Facebook CEO repeated that he would not change policy based on “a threat” to revenue but based on “the right things” for the Facebook community.

“We’re not gonna change our policies or approach on anything because of a threat

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OnePlus TV 55U1, OnePlus TV 43Y1, OnePlus TV 32Y1 Models Go on Sale Today at 12 Noon via Amazon India

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to a new meeting with activists on the social media giant’s content policies while vowing to resist pressure from an advertiser boycott, the company said Thursday.

The news comes amid increased pressure on the leading social network to clamp down on incendiary content which promotes racism and violence, which has gained momentum with more tan 650 advertisers joining a boycott.

Zuckerberg told an employee meeting this week the boycott is not likely to have a major impact and that most of the advertisers “will be back on the platform soon enough,” according to an account first reported by The Information and confirmed by AFP.

The Facebook CEO repeated that he would not change policy based on “a threat” to revenue but based on “the right things” for the Facebook community.

“We’re not gonna change our policies or approach on anything because of a threat

Read more
Posted on 4 days ago

TikTok Distances From Beijing in Response to India Ban

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to a new meeting with activists on the social media giant’s content policies while vowing to resist pressure from an advertiser boycott, the company said Thursday.

The news comes amid increased pressure on the leading social network to clamp down on incendiary content which promotes racism and violence, which has gained momentum with more tan 650 advertisers joining a boycott.

Zuckerberg told an employee meeting this week the boycott is not likely to have a major impact and that most of the advertisers “will be back on the platform soon enough,” according to an account first reported by The Information and confirmed by AFP.

The Facebook CEO repeated that he would not change policy based on “a threat” to revenue but based on “the right things” for the Facebook community.

“We’re not gonna change our policies or approach on anything because of a threat

Read more
Posted on 4 days ago

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to Meet Activists, Won’t Act on Ad Boycott

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to a new meeting with activists on the social media giant’s content policies while vowing to resist pressure from an advertiser boycott, the company said Thursday.

The news comes amid increased pressure on the leading social network to clamp down on incendiary content which promotes racism and violence, which has gained momentum with more tan 650 advertisers joining a boycott.

Zuckerberg told an employee meeting this week the boycott is not likely to have a major impact and that most of the advertisers “will be back on the platform soon enough,” according to an account first reported by The Information and confirmed by AFP.

The Facebook CEO repeated that he would not change policy based on “a threat” to revenue but based on “the right things” for the Facebook community.

“We’re not gonna change our policies or approach on anything because of a threat

Read more
Posted on 4 days ago

Facebook Ties Up With CBSE to Offer Certified Training on Digital Safety, AR to Students in India

Facebook has partnered with national-level education board Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to launch a certified curriculum on digital safety and online well-being, as well as augmented reality (AR) for students and educators in India. The new development by the social networking giant is aimed to help young adults and students in the country develop skills to safely navigate the Internet and get prepared for new jobs. Under the partnership, different modules have been provided for secondary school students. Facebook aims to teach at least a total of 40,000 students in total through its fresh move.

The curriculum on digital safety and online well-being covers aspects such as safety, privacy, mental health, and Instagram’s Guide for Building Healthy Digital Habits, Facebook said in a statement. A specific module has been designed to help students become responsible digital users as well as identify and report threats and harassment online and

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OnePlus TV 55U1, OnePlus TV 43Y1, OnePlus TV 32Y1 Models Go on Sale Today at 12 Noon via Amazon India

OnePlus TV models in the newly announced U series and Y series will be going on sale today at 12pm (noon) via Amazon. This will be the first sale of the two TV series and it will include the OnePlus TV 55U1 – a 55-inch 4K TV in the U series, OnePlus TV 32Y1 – a 32-inch HD TV, and the OnePlus TV 43Y1 – a 43-inch full-HD TV in the Y series. The two Y series models are quite competitively priced and offer impressive specifications. All three OnePlus TV models come with slim bezels, thin body, and colour accurate displays.

OnePlus TV U Series, Y Series: Price in India

The OnePlus TV U series includes the 55U1 model that is priced at Rs. 49,999. The Y series includes the OnePlus TV 43Y1 – priced at Rs. 22,999 and the OnePlus TV 32Y1 – priced at Rs. 12,999. All three

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TikTok Distances From Beijing in Response to India Ban

TikTok distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a correspondence seen by Reuters. In a letter to the Government dated June 28th and seen by Reuters on Friday, TikTok Chief Executive Kevin Mayer said the Chinese government has never requested user data, nor would the company turn it over if asked. TikTok, which is not available in China, is owned by China’s ByteDance but has sought to distance itself from its Chinese roots to appeal to a global audience.

Along with 58 other Chinese apps, including Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Alibaba Group’s UC Browser, it was banned in the country this week following a border clash with China.

“I can confirm that the Chinese government has never made a request to us for the TikTok data of Indian users,” Mayer wrote, adding that data for Indian users is stored in servers in

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Android 11 security features and improvements you need to know

If the Android 11 beta is an indication, Jack Wallen predicts it will be the most secure and best performing release. Developers and pro users, read about security and privacy features in Android 11.

Image: Jack Wallen

It’s been a roller coaster ride for Android security over the years. From permissions issues to malware/ransomware to compromised ROMS, you name it, and it’s happened. The developers have done a fairly remarkable job of keeping on top of the issues as they spring up, which is no easy feat. With each release of the platform, they take significant steps to improve the security of the mobile operating system.

The upcoming release of Android 11 is no exception. The developers have added new features and dealt with a few pre-existing privacy and security issues. Let’s take a look at some of the bolder choices they’ve made with the platform.

SEE: Top Android security

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg to Meet Activists, Won’t Act on Ad Boycott

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to a new meeting with activists on the social media giant’s content policies while vowing to resist pressure from an advertiser boycott, the company said Thursday.

The news comes amid increased pressure on the leading social network to clamp down on incendiary content which promotes racism and violence, which has gained momentum with more tan 650 advertisers joining a boycott.

Zuckerberg told an employee meeting this week the boycott is not likely to have a major impact and that most of the advertisers “will be back on the platform soon enough,” according to an account first reported by The Information and confirmed by AFP.

The Facebook CEO repeated that he would not change policy based on “a threat” to revenue but based on “the right things” for the Facebook community.

“We’re not gonna change our policies or approach on anything because of a threat

Read more