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India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday announced a month-long ban on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube.

Indian Kashmir blocks social media after clashes

Indian Kashmir blocks social media after clashes

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday ordered internet service providers to block popular social media services including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after an upsurge in violence in the region.

Thai media rebuked over Facebook live of child murder

Thai media rebuked over Facebook live of child murder

Thai media came under fire Wednesday for publishing images of a man killing his infant daughter in a Facebook Live video, a grim case that sparked outrage and raised fears of copycat killings.

Facebook developing tools to type out your thoughts

Facebook developing tools to type out your thoughts

Facebook is working to create a data input method that doesn't rely on a keyboard, but instead allows the user to type directly from the brain, the company said at its two-day developers conference in San Jose, California.

Facebook murder suspect 'kills himself after car chase'

Facebook murder suspect 'kills himself after car chase'

The US man wanted for killing an elderly man in Ohio and posting a video of the murder on Facebook fatally shot himself on Tuesday after a brief pursuit in neighbouring Pennsylvania, police said.

US police search for man who broadcast deadly shooting on Facebook

US police search for man who broadcast deadly shooting on Facebook

Cleveland police issued an arrest warrant Monday for a gunman they said murdered a man in a crime he broadcast live on Facebook.

Facebook looking at behaviour to weed out fake accounts

Facebook looking at behaviour to weed out fake accounts

Facebook on Wednesday said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behaviour such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages.

Ugandan academic charged for criticising president on Facebook

Ugandan academic charged for criticising president on Facebook

The Ugandan government charged a prominent academic with a "cyber harassment" offence on Monday after she repeatedly posted criticism of President Yoweri Museveni and his wife on Facebook, according to court documents.

Thai man arrested for slashing daughter's throat

Thai man arrested for slashing daughter's throat

A Thai man was arrested on Monday for slashing his daughter's throat after an argument about her Facebook and smartphone use the day before, police told DPA.

Chicago police arrest 14 year-old in Facebook rape case

Chicago police arrest 14 year-old in Facebook rape case

Police in Chicago arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl that was broadcast on Facebook Live, police and local news reported.

UAE jails Jordanian journalist over Facebook comments

UAE jails Jordanian journalist over Facebook comments

An Abu Dhabi court jailed Wednesday a Jordanian journalist for three years over Facebook comments deemed insulting to the United Arab Emirates, Emirati state media and a Jordanian press union said.

Facebook creates 'Community Help' for disaster assistance

Facebook creates 'Community Help' for disaster assistance

Facebook plans to add a feature on Wednesday to make it easier for people affected by disasters to find each other locally to provide and receive help.