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 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  5-minute read
Twitter, Rahul Gandhi, Cambridge Analytica, Narendra Modi

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Will Narendra Modi win India's first electoral battle fought in a Kurukshetra of cyber-space?

Modi ushered in digital poll campaigning into India in 2014. Now, as the medium has proliferated well beyond one leader and one party, will he be able to harness it, or will the Opposition ride the cyber waves?


 |  6-minute read
Hacking, Russia, Cambridge Analytica, Brexit

Wake up EC, it's time to see if foreigners are hacking Indian elections or not

Ahead of 2019 polls, India needs to be prepared for 'hackers' looking to meddle with its internal politics.


 |  4-minute read
Patents, Data Security, Privacy, Mark Zuckerberg

A new creepy – Now Facebook wants to listen to you watching TV

A new patent filed by Facebook would allow it to use your phone's mic to snoop on you.


 |  3-minute read
Data Privacy, Cambridge Analytica, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Facebook sharing private user data with mobile companies demonstrates a pattern of indifference

The social media giant is immune to obloquy.


 |  7-minute read
WhatsApp, Cambridge Analytica, Revenge Porn, Facebook

Why Facebook's revenge porn policy is bizarre and woefully ineffective

It's akin to dousing fires gripping a burning house with little more than a glass of water.


 |  4-minute read
Brexit, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Flipkart-Walmart deal

Flipkart-Walmart deal: How India just rolled out the red carpet for digital colonisation

New Delhi could be offering citizen’s data on a platter to powerful American companies.


 |  4-minute read
Cambridge Analytica, Mark Zuckerberg, Data Privacy, Tinder

Will dating feature make Facebook a major threat to data privacy?

More than anything, it appears to be a new trick to gather more personal and intimate data about users.


 |  It Could Happen to You  |  4-minute read
Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Arvind Kejriwal, Mark Zuckerberg

April of apologies: Why the entire world is suddenly feeling so sorry

Apologies are flying thick and fast.


 |  8-minute read
Russia, Hate Speech, Facebook, Palantir

Hate speech, Palantir, Russia ads: What Zuckerberg didn't answer and what he wasn't asked

The Facebook CEO tactfully evaded the difficult questions thrown at him.


 |  6-minute read
Senate Hearing, Mark Zuckerberg, Cambridge Analytica, Facebook

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is sorry, but is he ready to answer every tough question?

The most dreaded (and relevant) one pertains to FB’s data and how it is used for advertisement.