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Transcending Social Media: Facebook to Meta amid Controversies

October was not good news for the social media giant Facebook and family including WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. It came under serious criticism when on October 4, a whistleblower named Frances Haugen who had earlier leaked documents of Facebook....

Social Media in Violent Conflicts – Recent Examples

… the very technology that is cause of the problem, can be used to correct it too .. Artificial Intelligence can help social media platforms spot lies, identify doctored videos and photographs and track the dissemination of falsehoods by domestic ....

Shooting the ‘Messenger’: How India is tackling the Weaponisation of Social Media

A recent publication of a distorted map of India by Twitter (under its career section “Tweep Live”) sparked a huge controversy.1 After severe backlash, the map was hurriedly taken down, but FIRs have been lodged against Twitter India c....

Conference on ‘Opportunities for Multi-stakeholder Partnership to Prevent and Counter Radicalization and Violent Extremism’, 16-17 January, 2017

The Vivekananda International Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook and the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi organized a conference on the theme of ‘Opportunities for Multi-Stakeholder Partnership to Prevent and Counter Radicalization and Violent Ext....

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