Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicContent policy

Topic: Content policy

Facebook ‘under tremendous political pressure’ to manage content, top official says

There are conflicting views about what should & shouldn’t be circulating on internet, particularly when it is not illegal, says Nick Clegg, Facebook V-P, global affairs & communications.

There is a billion-dollar media giant hiding in plain sight

The company boasts of adding 500,000 users a day, paying out more than $200 million a month to its creators and claims it will generate more than $2 billion in sales this year.

Why India needs to modernise its copyright laws for the digital era

The Covid-19 pandemic has made the shift to digital an imperative, and has rekindled numerous debates on copyright on the internet.

Will the Facebook ‘Supreme Court’ make FB and Instagram a safer place?

Mark Zuckerberg led-Facebook has announced a new oversight board for content moderation.

TikTok received most number of content removal requests from Indian govt in 2019

Tranparency report released by Chinese firm's video-sharing app says India sent the highest number of legal requets too, followed by US and Japan.

Facebook reviewing its policy for child abuse videos and underage account holders

Amid growing criticism of its content policies and data privacy issues, Facebook is also updating oversight training policies for staff who review content on the website.

On Camera

YourTurn

Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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