The database contained information like bio, location, contact number, email ids, Instagram account details of the celebrities.
Instagram stated that, initially, the company would let users appeal against posts that contain nudity.
Modi has a total audience of 110.9 million on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
At the F8 2019, Instagram announced that users would soon be able to shop directly from creators without leaving the app.
Facebook, which has drawn flak globally over instances of data breaches, is re-hauling its main platform as well as introducing new features across its family of apps.
However, there is no plan to hide the number of followers in a user’s profile.
Facebook Lite is designed for people with older phones or slow internet connections.
However, Facebook did not specify the cause or scope of the outages.
Facebook might have its heart in the right place when it says it is committed to fight the fake news menace, but, without making political parties accountable, there’s little social media platforms can do.
Dedicated teams comprising hundreds of volunteers are slogging away to ensure that the "Jumla metre" and "Pradhan mantri hisab do" campaign of the Trinamool Congress and the "Main Bhi Chowkidar" music video of the BJP reach their target audience.
It is not clear if WhatsApp would continue providing support for Windows devices.
'By using machine learning and artificial intelligence, we can now proactively detect near nude images or videos that are shared without permission on Facebook and Instagram,' the social networking giant said in a blog post.
Uptil 2018, Telegram had an active user base of 200 million monthly active users.
The last time there was a Facebook outage of such magnitude was in 2008 when the company had 150 million users, compared to 2.3 billion monthly users today
The California giant which has more than two billion users acknowledged the outage after users noted on Twitter they could not access Facebook or had limited functionality
In terms of active users, however, Facebook continues to be on the top with over 2.27 billion users.
Should TRAI, and the Department of Telecom, seek to regulate WhatsApp and other messaging platforms like SMS, Mark Zuckerberg may have no option but to pull out of India.
Advertisements on social media need to be defined properly. Will promotions by Bollywood celebrities and social media influencers be classified as advertisements?
Facebook is losing users in their coveted 12-to 34-year-old demographic.
Beyond a point, Facebook or other social media companies can do nothing. It’s the voters who need to stand against political propaganda and fake news.
The British royal family's Instagram account also posted a video of the historic moment when the Queen shared her first post on Instagram.
The subject of the discussion would be "safeguarding citizens' rights on social or online news media platforms"
The feature was discovered through a code in the Android app by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong.
DownDetector.com showed that there were over 32,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Instagram.
Children born in the age of the internet are vulnerable to being on the receiving end of nasty comments and messages on their social media profiles.