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US cops pretend to arrest man to help him propose to his girlfriend. Watch

A video showing how two cops helped a man to propose to his girlfriend has left people smiling. The video is sweet to watch.

The images are taken from the proposal video. (Facebook/@Eau Claire Police Department)
Published on Nov 26, 2023 05:36 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Brain Teaser: How quickly can you spot three roosters hidden among turkeys?

Brain Teaser: While some found three roosters amid turkeys easily, others admitted to taking some time.

Brain Teaser: Can you find three roosters in this pic?(Facebook/@thedudolf)
Published on Nov 21, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Deer trapped in barbed wire for two days finally freed. Watch rescue

“Amazing work freeing the deer! Thank you for everything that you all do,” posted a Facebook user while reacting to the rescue video.

Deer stuck in barbed wire around a tree. (Facebook/@ColumbiaCountySheriffWI)
Published on Nov 19, 2023 08:39 PM IST

Meta moves members of Responsible AI unit to other teams

According to the company, the members will continue to work on preventing harms related to artificial intelligence.

Representational Image
Published on Nov 19, 2023 04:52 PM IST
Reuters |

Happy Children's Day: Wishes, images, messages, quotes, status updates to share

Children's Day is celebrated on November 14 to honour the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Here are wishes, images and quotes to share on this day.

Happy Children's Day: Wishes, images, messages, quotes, status updates to share(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 14, 2023 10:19 AM IST

Circus lion roams freely through Italian streets in viral video. Watch

After several hours of roaming freely on the streets of a town in Italy, the lion was finally caught by the rescue team and handed over to the circus staff.

Lion strolling through the streets of a town in Italy.(Instagram/@galvanimichele)
Published on Nov 13, 2023 08:00 AM IST

Boy calls 911 asking for a hug from police. Here's what happens next

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office posted a video on Facebook that shows an interaction between one of their deputies and a kid.

The image shows a cop speaking with a woman whose kid called 911. (Facebook/Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 06:36 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Meta aware of teens harassed online but failed to address: Ex-employee to Senate

A separate document showed that 13% of all 13-to-15-year-old Instagram users surveyed said they had received unwanted advances.

Bejar testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law (REUTERS)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 08:34 AM IST
Reuters |

Former Meta engineering leader to testify before Congress on Instagram's harms

Bejar, who worked as an engineering director at Facebook from 2009 to 2015, outlined a “critical gap” between how the company approached harm

Bejar believes that Meta needs to change how it polices its platforms, with a focus on addressing harassment, unwanted sexual advances and other bad experiences even if these problems don't clearly violate existing policies. (AP)
Published on Nov 07, 2023 10:52 PM IST
AP |

Facebook's Meta banned from using personal data for ad targeting in Europe

European Data Protection Board has adopted binding decision that will ban Meta, owner of Facebook, Instagram, from using personal data for targeted advertising.

Meta Platforms(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 01, 2023 07:54 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Can you spot 7 flies hidden among spiders in this Halloween brain teaser?

This brain teaser shared on Facebook by a Hungary-based digital artist has left people scratching their heads.

Brain Teaser: How quickly can you spot seven flies among spiders?(Facebook/@thedudolf)
Published on Oct 31, 2023 11:40 PM IST

Halloween Brain Teaser: Can you find a spider and a candy corn in this pic?

“Can you find a spider? And candy corn?” wrote Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás while sharing a Halloween-themed brain teaser on Facebook.

Halloween Brain Teaser; Can you spot a candy corn and a spider?(Facebook/@thedudolf)
Published on Oct 30, 2023 11:37 PM IST

Meta introduces ad-free plans for Instagram, Facebook in Europe

The EU regulations threaten to curb Meta's ability to personalize ads for users without their consent and hurt its major revenue source.

The Meta logo (AFP)
Published on Oct 30, 2023 06:54 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

Indian-origin techie quits 6.6 crore Meta job, opens startup

Rahul Pandey joined the tech giant in August 2017 and resigned in January last year. He then opened his own startup, Taro.

Rahul Pandey (Image courtesy: LinkedIn)
Published on Oct 30, 2023 08:54 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Hungarian artist shares mind-boggling brain teaser. Can you solve it?

This puzzle will make you use your maths skills to solve the question.

Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás created this brain teaser.
Published on Oct 29, 2023 09:00 AM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Rare deep sea fish washes up on US beach, people call it ‘stuff of nightmares’

“Their teeth, like pointed shards of glass, are transparent," reads a part of the post explaining the rare deep-sea anglerfish that washed up on a beach.

The image shows a rare deep-sea creature that washed up on a beach in California, US. (Facebook/@Crystal Cove State Park)
Published on Oct 26, 2023 07:11 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

‘It entices, engages, ensnares’: Lawsuit against Meta platforms by 33 US states

American states sue Meta Platforms for harming young people and contributing to mental health crisis

The lawsuit says Instagram is linked to depression, anxiety, insomnia in kids. (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 26, 2023 12:30 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Woman says she found a cigarette butt in son’s McDonald’s meal, company responds

“I gave my three-year-old his [McDonald’s meal] without looking," said a mom in the UK who claimed she found a cigarette butt in a packet of French fries.

A UK mom shared this image claiming she found a cigarette butt in a McDonald’s meal. (Facebook/@Gemma Kirk - Bonner)
Published on Oct 25, 2023 08:39 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Lost tortoise returns home after over three years

The tortoise was found five miles away from its home. It went missing in April 2020.

The tortoise was able to reunite with its family after over three years. (Facebook/@floridaswildestanimalrescue)
Published on Oct 25, 2023 08:03 PM IST

Meta sued by 33 US states for addictive features targeting youngsters

Meta sued by US states for allegedly harming the mental health of young people

FILE PHOTO: People are seen behind a logo of Meta Platforms, during a conference in Mumbai, India, September 20, 2023. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 24, 2023 10:07 PM IST
Reuters |

Indian publishers getting step motherly treatment by big tech

It is important to understand the legal positioning of these two players in India and their B2B arrangements of sharing the content.

Representational image
Published on Oct 24, 2023 12:54 PM IST

Rare two-nosed rescue cat up for adoption, netizens find her ‘cute’

“I need this double-snouted kitty in my life,” expressed an individual while reacting to the Facebook post featuring the rare two-nosed cat.

Rescue cat with two noses. (Facebook/Cats Protection)
Published on Oct 23, 2023 10:36 PM IST

The comeback kid: What it’s like to return to the world of work after 17 years

See how Anna Assisi, 49, navigated new technology, terminology and work cultures. It wasn’t easy, but it wasn’t as hard as she’d expected, she says.

Assisi is now three months into her dream job.
Updated on Oct 21, 2023 07:29 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

US restaurant claims ‘ghost’ set off its motion detector alarms, shares video

The Library Restaurant in New Hampshire took to Facebook to share a video with the claim that it shows a ‘ghost’.

The image is taken from the CCTV footage provided by the US restaurant. (Facebook/@Library Restaurant)
Published on Oct 21, 2023 03:26 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Bizarre ‘mermaid-like’ creature washes ashore, baffles experts

A series of pictures of a “strange dead sea creature shaped like a mermaid” was posted on Facebook.

This bizarre 'mermaid-like' creature had created a stir among people. (Facebook/@New Irelanders Only)
Published on Oct 21, 2023 02:08 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Meta to limit some Facebook comments on Israeli, Palestinian posts

Meta changes default setting to limit comments on Facebook posts about Israel-Hamas conflict.

Meta said it will disable the ability to see the first one or two comments on posts while scrolling the Facebook feed.(Reuters)
Published on Oct 18, 2023 10:39 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Facebook server back after brief outage, users faced issues with uploading post

Facebook server was down: Users reported server connection problems on both, the app and website.

Facebook has decided to shut down its face recognition feature for photo tagging. (AFP/File)
Updated on Oct 18, 2023 09:55 PM IST

Dog trapped in a cave for 3 days with a bear, rescued by daring firefighters

Waldens Creek Volunteer Fire Department took to Facebook to detail the incident. They also shared a few pictures of the dog.

Firefighter who went inside cave to rescue the dog. (Facebook/@Waldens Creek Volunteer Fire Department )
Published on Oct 16, 2023 09:26 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

After 90 years, a book finds its way back to a New York library

After the book was returned to the New York library, the overdue fees for it might leave you stunned.

Youth and Two Other Stories by Joseph Conrad returned to library after 90 years.(Facebook/@Larchmont Public Library)
Published on Oct 16, 2023 10:11 AM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Cat's dramatic rescue from a cellphone tower leaves people shocked

The cat named Mark was rescued by dedicated Animal Care Officer Cortez and an individual called M.

Cat trapped inside cellphone tower. (Facebook/@City of San Antonio Animal Care Services)
Published on Oct 12, 2023 09:33 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain
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