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BTRC asked to reopen popular social networking site Facebook

State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim made the disclosure in a press briefing at the secretariat on Thursday afternoon, according to several television channels. The decision came after 21 days of the blocking of Facebook. The temporary ban on the social networking platform came shortly after the Supreme …

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Facebook Inc need for them to respond rapidly: Tarana

The government will sit with Facebook Inc to impress on the social media giant the need for them to respond rapidly to any complaint, State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim has said. She spoke of the move in reply to a query from journalists at the end of …

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Digital Marketing Summit (#DMS2015) in Dhaka

Bangladesh Brand Forum is organising the second edition of Digital Marketing Summit (#DMS2015) in Dhaka this Saturday, December 12. #DMS2015 is aiming to share knowledge, inspire creativity and facilitate application of digital marketing in Bangladesh. The summit will be hosted at GP House with notable international, regional and local speakers …

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Government to write to Google, YouTube: Tarana Halim

The government will send letters to the authorities of search engine giant Google and video-sharing website YouTube about the country’s cyber security issues after meeting Facebook officials, said State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim yesterday. “We will urge Google and YouTube authorities to set up admin panels of …

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Mark Zuckerberg defends his new philanthropic initiative

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has defended the unusual company structure chosen for the eye-catching philanthropic venture launched to celebrate the birth of his daughter. Zuckerberg will give away 99% of his stake in Facebook, worth $45bn (£30bn), to fund the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Rather than set up a simple charity, …

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