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February 2016 Current Affairs
  • Facebook has taken off Free Basics from India. Reliance Communications’ decision to make Facebook’s Free Basics platform a paid one has been the backbone of the announcement made by Facebook. A huge disparity between Facebook and critics on the Free Basics matter has led to the pulling out of Free Basics from India. 
November 2015 Current Affairs
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in his Facebook post has said that his social networking company has taken a huge leap forward in its endeavor of connecting India. He went on to say that free internet services can be accessed throughout India for multiple purposes including communication, jobs, education, and health Free Basics app of Internet.org on Reliance Network.
October 2015 Current Affairs
  • Anupam Shrivastava, Chairman and MD of BSNL, has said that Facebook has entered into a joint initiative with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. for creating one hundred Wi-Fi hotspots in chosen 100 villages in India. As per the understanding, Facebook is all set to invest Rs. 5 crore per annum, for three years in a row, that includes buying of bandwidth from BSNL as well as IT infrastructure services for equipment as well as fibre deployment from Quad Zen and Trimax.
September 2015 Current Affairs
  • Micro-blogging site Twitter has launched a self-service advertising platform for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in India, the social networking service announced. Twitter has expanded the platform reach of Twitter ads globally from 33 countries to over 200 countries and territories. 


August 2015 Current Affairs
  • Social networking giant Facebook has said it was introducing a new standalone app called Moments which would enable users to share photos privately.'Syncing photos with the Moments app is a private way to give photos to friends and get the photos you want.
  • Instant messaging platform Hike Messenger has said that it was integrating Hoppr and Tiny Mogul Games (TMG) under its brand. Tiny Mogul Games amassed five million downloads including hit games like Shiva: The Time Bender. According to the company, users can now expect Hike to bring high quality gaming to the platform, with the aim of building Hike into a service that goes beyond simple messaging.
April 2015 Current Affairs
  • A Person Finder Web-based tool of Google has been officially opened in response to 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal. The simple tool can give information about a person if it exists in the database. The tool is also accessible via mobile devices. On said profile you can find a person by name, sex, age, home address, or any other related description. 
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