Tag Archives: Facebook

Facebook launches Digital Literacy Library in 6 Indian languages with lessons on digital safety

(31 October 2018) Facebook recently launched a collection of lessons in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam to help train three 300,000 Indians in digital safety. The Digital Literacy Library was launched on Monday. “We expect to train 3,00,000 people by end of 2018, and we will multiply these efforts in times to come,” […]


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Brands and publishers braced for hit as Facebook dumps them from News Feed

(12 January 2018) After years of relying on Facebook to reach their audience, brands and publishers have been agonising over how major changes to the social network’s news feed will affect their business. Companies that have built and invested in millions of followers on Facebook could see their organic reach, which does not require advertising spend, sharply […]


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Less news is good news

(13 January 2018) It’s hard to overstate the degree to which Facebook has warped the media’s incentives. News outlets used to write for relatively stable, loyal audiences, writes Will Oremus for Slate. They had an incentive to build trust among those readers and to bring them content they found valuable and worthwhile. This model began […]


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Indian opposition to Facebook’s free internet plan

(31 December 2015) India has become a battleground over the right to unrestricted internet access, with local tech start-ups joining the front line against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his plan to roll out free Internet to the country’s masses. The Indian government has ordered Facebook’s Free Basics plan on hold while it decides what […]


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From hearts and roses to gore and ghouls: student engagement at Li Ka Shing Library

By Priyanka Sharma and Joseph Kennedy The Li Ka Shing Library at Singapore Management University, SMU, employs various techniques for student engagement. One of the reasons for a high level of student engagement  could be the fact that students see librarians throughout the academic cycle in multiple settings. SMU students are required to attend a […]


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