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The Facebook Papers Expose: Greed Of Tech Giants

What Is Facebook Papers Now?On Monday (October 25) a consortium of American and European news organizations began to put out content that analyzed and exposed thousands of pages of internal company documents of Facebook. The documents were obtained by the former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen.  Some of the stories and analyses have been drawn from the redacted versions of disclosures presented to the US Congress in the ongoing proceedings. The said consortium had accessed these redacted documents. Journalists from an array of big and small newsrooms worked together to access and then analyze the documents used for the exposè. A huge tranche of internal documents was obtained by whistleblower Frances Haugen. The series of articles that have been put out since M...

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Facebook Is Trying To Influence Elections In The Country, Claims Congress

The Congress has accused Facebook of influencing India's elections and undermining democracy. Congress has demanded a joint parliamentary committee inquiry into it. Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera has raised the issue of the social media giant's internal report on not initiating action against hate speech posts on the platform in India, saying Facebook has turned itself into a fakebook. There was no response from FB India on the allegations. Pawan Kheda Said – Facebook Is Working As An Ally Of BJP He also alleged that FB was acting as an ally of the ruling BJP and pushing its agenda. Kheda, citing research documents of whistleblower Frances Haugen, who worked at Facebook, alleged that he did not take any decisive action against those who posted such hateful posts in Hindi and ...

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Global Indices 2021: India’s Worryingly Low Rankings In Crucial Indices

As per the Global Indices 2021, India ranking has been plummeting in many indices like happiness index, democracy index, hunger index, etc. Happiness Index The World Happiness report (WHR) evaluates global index of happiness. The ranking is based on the six factors- GDP per capita, social support, life expectancy, freedom to make choices, generosity, and perception of corruption. According to the data, happiness index of India has been going down over the years. in 2013 India ranked 111th position, while in 2021 rank has dipped to 139th position. Comparison of India's index with other developed nations does not provide the same grounds. However, other developing nations like Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh are also ahead of it. In the last eight years, India lost 28 spot...

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