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    SC asks BTRC to block Facebook account of lawyer Eunus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42pm on September 27, 2020

    The Appellate Division on Sunday asked the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to block the Facebook account of Supreme Court lawyer Eunus Ali Akond for allegedly...

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    Facebook challenges hate-speech hearing summons in Indian court

    Agence France-Presse .New Delhi | Updated at 10:57am on September 23, 2020

    Facebook India’s chief had lodged a petition with India’s top court challenging a summons to appear before a panel probing allegations the social media giant...

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    Facebook appoints Sabhanaz Rashid as Bangladesh country manager

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:44am on September 08, 2020

    The authority of Facebook has appointed Sabhanaz Rashid Diya, a Bangladeshi writer and computational social scientist as the country manager of Bangladesh. Facebook announced the...

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    Does Facebook’s Zuckerberg have a ‘Muslim’ problem?

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2020

    Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, claims to be against the use of his popular social media portal for spreading hatred. He said...

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    Facebook blocks bed-ridden man’s end-of-life broadcasts

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press . Le Pecq, France | Updated at 12:11pm on September 06, 2020

    Facebook on Saturday blocked live broadcasts from a chronically ill bed-ridden man who appealed to French president Emmanuel Macron for a medically-assisted death and who...

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    Facebook bans India ruling party politician over hate speech

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 10:54am on September 04, 2020

    Facebook has banned an outspoken right-wing Indian politician for spreading hate speech about Muslims as the social media giant battles accusations of bias over its...

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    Facebook News feature to expand beyond US

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 12:10pm on August 26, 2020

    Facebook on Tuesday said it is speeding up plans to go international with a news tab feature that involves paying publishers for stories delivered through...

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    Facebook says more work needed on hate speech as India row mounts

    Agence France-Presse .New Delhi | Updated at 10:51am on August 22, 2020

    Social media giant Facebook admitted Friday it has to do better to curb hate speech as it battled a storm over how it handled comments...

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    FB says it’s fielding questions by US regulators

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:04pm on August 21, 2020

    Facebook on Thursday said that its executives were fielding questions from the US Federal Trade Commission on an antitrust fact-finding mission. CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered...

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    HC rejects writ on posting of Shipra photos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32pm on August 20, 2020

    The High Court on Thursday rejected a writ petition seeking action against two senior police officers, who posted photographs of Shipra Devnath, a Stamford University...