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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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Small Crash For Facebook: Big Fall For The World!

Hangover weekend and Monday blues, the evil twins, are made better by connecting with loved ones at the end of the day. If not that, then scrolling through social media provides a brief reprieve. However, this stress outlet was nowhere to be found on October 5, 2021. On Monday the world had to suffer through the temporary shutdown of the social media giant, Facebook, and its subsidiaries, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus, and Instagram. Unable to access the websites and apps, people first blamed their internet and WIFI connection. It was later realized that the applications mentioned were facing a global outage. It turned out that a configuration change in the routers caused the services to crash. Competitor’s Heyday Users worldwide and many Facebook employees were inconvenienced. But...

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