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Facebook tests auto-play videos, explores video ad potential

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San Francisco: Facebook Inc is testing videos that play automatically on mobile versions of its service, setting the stage to turn the 1.15 billion-member social network into an attractive venue for

Facebook plans to get billions online


From a fledging start-up, Facebook has emerged to become $114-billion company (after it was listed on the NASDAQ with a stock price at $42).

Facebook launching project to make Internet more affordable


Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Qualcomm Inc and four other companies for a project aimed at bringing Internet access to people around the world

Virus targets the social network in new fraud twist

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Boston: In the world of cyber fraud, a fake fan on Instagram can be worth five times more than a stolen credit card number.
As social media has become increasingly influential in shaping reputations,

Prisoner shows off gadgets, computers in his cell on Facebook

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Prison are also called correctional facilities but this is way out of the line. Two prisoners took pictures of their jail cell and posted it on Facebook so they could boast about their ‘easy life’

Posting pics on Twitter, FB is un-Islamic: Clerics


New Delhi: India’s two prominent Islamic helplines are discouraging young callers, especially women, from creating profiles and posting pictures on popular social networking websites Facebook and Twi

Facebook to go desi, targets rural users

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Hyderabad: Social networking major Facebook plans to focus on expanding its rural user base in the country with its Mobile-First and Mobile-Best strategy, a top company official in India said.

Kiran Kumar Reddy finds good support online

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Hyderabad: While Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has been criticised for raising apprehensions about the bifurcation of the state, he has found some support online.
Several people on social netwo

Amma canteens big hit on social media

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Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief minister J. Jaya­lalithaa’s pet project ‘Am­ma Unavagam’ is “the most appreciated” among the visitors to social media platforms like Facebook and Twi­t­ter, which are emergi

Dalit scholar Kamal Bharti arrested for Facebook post on Durga's suspension


Rampur (UP): Eminent Dalit scholar, Kamal Bharti, was arrested here on Tuesday on a complaint by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan's aide for his alleged Facebook post on suspended IAS officer Durga S

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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