META Current Affairs, GK & News

NCW Launches Digital Shakti 4.0

The fourth phase of the Digital Shakti Campaign was launched recently by National Commission for Women (NCW). What is Digital Shakti Campaign? The Digital Shakti Campaign is a national-level campaign that was launched in 2018 to digitally empower and skill women and girls to ensure their safety in cyberspace. Through this initiative, over 3 lakh ..

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Instagram Amber Alerts to find Missing Children

Recently, Meta announced to roll out ‘AMBER alerts’ to Instagram across 25 countries. Key Facts AMBER alerts will help users to get notifications of missing children in the area. This feature was already present on Meta’s Facebook app since 2015, that has helped in finding hundreds of children. If law enforcement activate AMBER Alert and people ..

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UK Digital Markets Unit

In the United Kingdom, large tech companies like Facebook and Google will have to follow the new competition rules, or else huge fines will be imposed on them by the government. UK’s new Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will have the power to put a stop to the predatory practices that are followed by some firms. ..

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Facebook rebrands as ‘Meta’

Facebook Inc. has changed its name and logo to Meta Platforms Inc. on October 28, 2021. Highlights Facebook Inc. has been renamed to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta to reflect its commitment to develop the new surround-yourself technology called as “metaverse.” However, the social network will still be called as Facebook. Chief executive, senior leadership ..

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Mahesh Elkunchwar to be honoured with META Lifetime Achievement Award

Eminent Indian playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar has been chosen for META Lifetime Achievement Award 2019. The award would be conferred on March 12 during the Mahindra Theater Festival. Mahesh Elkunchwar Mahesh Elkunchwar is regarded as one of the progressive playwrights of the country and is critically-acclaimed and widely-known for having experimented with a wide range of drama and ..

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