Thursday, September 21, 2023

Wednesday saw a widespread outage across Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter

Tech Desk : On Wednesday, netizens experienced difficulty accessing various apps and platforms due to outages at several prominent ones. Alphabet Inc’s YouTube was unavailable to certain users, as were Meta’s Facebook and Instagram, as well as Twitter. Outage tracking website Downdetector showed that at the peak of the YouTube outage, more than 60,000 ... Read more

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp come back online after massive outage

Facebook on Monday began restoring access to its platform as well as to Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger after a global outage lasting about six hours (Error-reporting website Downdetector recorded an outage for about six hours) shut out many of its 2.7 billion global users, idled some of the company’s employees and prompted a public apology from ... Read more

FB pays Tk 2.27cr in VAT for July in Bangladesh

Facebook filed value-added tax worth Tk 2.27 crore against its business in the month of July in Bangladesh on Tuesday. For July, Facebook Ireland Limited paid Tk 2,64,91,643, Facebook Payments International Limited Tk 16,785 and Facebook Technologies Ireland Limited paid Tk 2,294 in VAT. Earlier in June, Facebook was the first non-resident organisation to file VAT returns

New Missouri Law Bans Student-Teacher Facebook Friendships

Can you really ban students and teachers from being Facebook friends? We’ll soon find out in Missouri. According to Missouri Senate Bill 54, which goes into effect on August 28, any social networking – including, but not limited to, Facebook – between teachers and students is prohibited. It’s all part of an effort to “more ... Read more

Facebook, Twitter & generation obsessed

Facebook and Twitter have created a generation obsessed with themselves, who have short attention spans and a childlike desire for constant feedback on their lives, a top scientist believes, reports Daily Mail. Repeated exposure to social networking sites leaves users with an ‘identity crisis’, wanting attention in the manner of a toddler saying: ‘Look at ... Read more