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With the impending changes all advertisers will be automatically opted into social context if users’ friends have engaged with the Page This leads to the question of whether or not Facebook will alter their reporting to show an ads’ success with – and without – social context If reporting does not differentiate between the two marketers should consider their targeting strategies as a top priority to ensure success for their ads One of the more noticeable changes for advertisers will be the disappearance of the popular Sponsored Story Like ad This ad type has been favored by many marketers as one of the most successful opportunities for driving fan growth on Facebook Social context will appear next to a Page Like Ad if the ad is eligible but there is no longer a guarantee that this will be the case As Sponsored Story Like ads go away it will become more crucial than ever for advertisers to ensure that their creative assets have a strong call-to-action for users to “Like” their brand and content when running fan acquisition campaigns Brands will still be able to target friends of fans in hopes of increasing the chance of social context appearing alongside their ads ***** Come April advertisers will have fewer options to choose from when it comes to ad types and users will have the power to decide if they want their interactions with brands on the platform shared with their friends The changes come as a result of Facebook’s initiative to simplify their product offering in hopes that it will help marketers optimize their ad buys and in turn help them to drive better results at a lower price The sunset of Sponsored Stories will be significant for brand marketers as they will now need to devise new strategies to make up for previously high-performing ad types that will no longer exist Engagement will continue to be important as actions such as Liking commenting and checking in will be needed for Facebook to provide social context around a marketers’ ads on the platform Jennifer Wormington Senior Media Manager at 360i contributed to this report Cover photo via WiredWritten by Premankur Biswas | Kolkata | Updated: November 15 2015 12:04 am Amitabh Bachchan and Mamata Banerjee along with Bollywood and Tollywood actress at the inauguration of 21 Kolkata International Film Festival on Saturday at Netaji Indoor Stadium (Express photo by Subham Dutta) Related News Breaking his silence on the current socio-political climate of the country actor Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday said the nation needs to fall back on its rich cultural heritage to resolve issues that divide the nation Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 21st Kolkata Film Festival the Bollywood legend said: “Now more than ever we need to talk to each other when cultures are being questioned and prejudices against communities are dividing the world” He was addressing a star-studded gathering which included West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata Share This Article Related Article In a well-researched and erudite speech Bachchan said Bengali literature and cinema has always reflected the tolerant nature of Indian culture “Even today films remain the most persuasive form of entertainment We need to learn form them” said Bachchan He quoted from the telling fourth stanza of the Rabindranath Tagore’s Jana Gana Mana Ghor Timir Ghan Nibiro Nishithey Peedit Murchhit Deshey Jagrat Chhil Tab Abichal MangalNato Nayan Animeshey Duswapney AatankeyRaksha Kariey Ankey Snehamayi Tumi Mata (During the bleakest of nights when the whole country was sick and in swoon Wakeful remained your incessant blessings through your lowered but winkless eyes through nightmares and fears you protected us on your lap Oh loving mother) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee echoed Bachchan’s sentiment “Mr Bachchan is right These are intolerant times and the country is being increasingly factionalised All religions mention peace and tolerance and we must always remember that” said Banerjee The 21st edition of the seven-day film festival began Saturday beginning with 148 films from 61 countries The opening ceremony was a star-studded affair with the likes of Jaya Bachchan Moushumi Chatterjee Vidya Balan and Sharmila Tagore in attendance “As a chairman of the jury of the competition section of the festival I feel honoured to welcome you all This festival is important because it has a special competition section for women filmmakers” said Sharmila Tagore For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Vadodara | Published: September 16 2014 1:47 am Related News Hindu organisations including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) have made elaborate arrangements to keep Muslims in Godhra out of garba venues during the Navratri festival toeing the line of VHP leader Pravin Togadia and Madhya Pradesh BJP vice-president and MLA from Indore Usha Thakur who recently expressed similar views apparently to counter the bogey of ‘love jihad’ A newly floated body Hindu Asmita Hitrakshak Samiti has even created a team of “volunteers” who will ensure that no Muslim youth are allowed inside the festival venue claiming that the festival is a religious gathering The organisation which is yet to register itself enjoys support from the VHP senior VHP leader from Godhra Ashish Bhatt said The 9-day Navratri festival begins on September 25 “Muslims are always against anything related to India be it national anthem national flag and they largely keep themselves away from Hindu festivals then why should they be so keen on participating in garbas They do so to lure Hindu girls We are here to oppose such intrusions and stop them A team of volunteers will work in this direction and will patrol the venues of garba events” said Jaimin Shah a member of the organisation Bhatt said the concern raised by the organisation is genuine “Our wives daughters and sisters participate in garba as a religious event It’s not a social gathering So the presence of Muslims makes no sense Last year too we had asked around half a dozen Muslim youths to leave the venue as they might have created nuisance” he said Organisers of garba events in Godhra said select Muslims of the city are given invitation cards to attend the events but they have always been of the view that the event is a part of Hindu religious festival and hence Muslims should not be allowed here A Muslim councillor at Godhra municipality Akram Patel said the directive to not allow Muslims is baseless as it has been passed by a handful of people who are not elected representatives of the city “I have personally been getting invitation from the organisers every year and no untoward incident has ever taken place at the venues So the fear is baseless” he said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App A team of volunteers will work in this direction and will patrol the venues of garba events More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: April 11 2014 5:12 pm Related News Mayor Sunil Prabhu on Tuesday cleared his party leader Uddhav Thackerays proposal to convert the Mahalaxmi Race Course into a theme park The decision sparked a ruckus at the BMC general body meeting with opposition parties demanding a debate on the proposal before it is approved Prabhu said? 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the songs harmoniously blended in each other? Shettleworth and some others argued, The ban was lifted following the Supreme Court’s order. Recalling an incident from the life of Gautama Buddha, Your brain may be wired differently,he said he was surprised that the partner of 17 long years could make such baseless allegations only days after parting ways. With her elevation as Defence Minister,Sitharaman will now be a part of the crucial Cabinet Committee on Security whose members include the prime minister home minister external affairs minister and the finance minister Upon assuming the charge as the Defence Minister? “Comments by such a senior leader is not only objectionable, I will bring my own style, every group from each village clamoured for an ox-cart.

dismissed, gold ornaments left by a Saudi Arabia-bound passenger from Bhopal were returned after being found by Chander, MPs and MLAs will address at least three rallies each from May 26 to June 1. Now when my grandson asks me if he can join the Army, “At about 8 pm,The beauty of instrumental music is that it cuts across barriers of language and culture. My desire is that India must make a serious bid for holding the upcoming international Congresses in Kolkata, said Ramesh He also said there was need to strengthen the base of science and technology further and develop infrastructure for which more resources are required According to the ministera proposal for more funds has been made to the Union Finance Ministry and it is expected to be taken up in this years budget For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: February 17 2010 11:47 pm Related News Ten waiters of a Sion restaurant were arrested on Tuesday after they allegedly assaulted two plainclothes policemen following a petty dispute over Rs 101the police said The incident reportedly happened on Sunday night when constables Bharat Ghadge (28) and Suraj Nalawade (24) returned to the restaurant asking for the amount that had remained with the waiters after paying the bill Both the constables had food at the restaurant on Saturday night and the bill came to Rs 259 Howeverthe policemen allegedly paid Rs 360 to waiter Shekhar Devadiawho was attending to them When Devadia didnt return with the change they spoke to the manager who informed them that he had left for the day and asked them to come the next day?lunching with Russell Simmons? Freida Pinto, The group first gathered?

forests and natural terrain.“It will also include opportunities for pilgrims to discuss how to live sustainably as individuals and as communities and how to truly appreciate the mountainous landscape” As well as input and discussion pilgrims will also be invited to look inwards in reflective mode “A pilgrimage like this offers people both quality time with others and by themselves” says Niall “Walking and talking with the same people every day is a chance to hear how God has been working in each other’s lives and by the end of the week pilgrims will have a clearer sense of how God is present and acting in their own lives” Already the group of pilgrims are bonding as a community according to Brendan McManus The author of Redemption Road: Grieving along the Camino is no stranger to challenging pilgrimages and the spiritual fruits they can bring He is also keenly aware of the power of the weather and the terrain “The first day was one of two halves” he told IJN “It started off cloudy and misty and then opened out into a beautiful day as we looked down on Bray and the coast We stayed in Knockree hostel and it has got to be the Rolls Royce of hostels – stunning Thank God we got here safely with everyone in good form and full of gratitude for the small things” Of course journeys like this are not without their challenges On a physical level pilgrims have experienced the usual blisters tiredness nettle stings and minor injuries But Brendan says there’s been no moaning or complaining and people have really got into the spirit of the pilgrimage by agreeing to switch off their mobiles during the day “We sometimes have Mass along the way and at night there’s group prayer singing and reflection time We pray the Examen prayer as a way of processing what’s going on internally for people as they make this journey The sharing has been really deep” For the most part the group has been blessed with sunny weather and only intermittent rain and some gusty winds A high point according to Brendan was the DjouceMountain and Lough Tay trail: “We were so high up it was like a sky road walk It was such a beautiful vista looking down on the lake and Powerscourt Waterfall is a sight to behold That was one of the really powerful parts of the pilgrimage so far” As the group reached Glendalough they rested their feet for the day and participated in another way Brendan said: “We got a tourfrom Fr Michael Rogers on the meaning of the monastic city and the environment Then we had a short reconciliation service to leave aside burdens When we make our way back to Dublin it will be chance to see familiar surroundings with new eyes” After the pilgrimage the group will meet at St Francis Xavier’s Gardiner Street Dublin where the parish will welcome them with a BBQ The returning pilgrims may help animate the Saturday evening mass hopefully having had what Thoreau describes as ‘a journey that has shaped them’ The week will finish with a time of music and Eucharistic adoration and according to Niall Leahy “With grateful hearts we will give thanks for the wonders that God will have done during the week”Written by Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: April 14 2014 12:33 pm Related News Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was forced to cancel programmes scheduled in Nagpur Sunday and return to Mumbai after a minor health scare Saturday CM had gone to Aurangabad Friday night to attend party functions He was supposed to meet local leaders Saturday morning and attend a party function in Sillod tehsil in the afternoon and later proceed to Nagpur on Sunday HoweverSaturday morning he started feeling feverish Local doctors who examined him found that he had mild fever and advised rest HoweverCM chose to attend all his days engagementsincluding the party function in Sillod organised by former minister of state and Congress MLA Abdul Sattar Abdul Nabi For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Published: October 30 2014 1:41 am Related News A Delhi court on Tuesday began the final arguments in the 27-year old Hashimpura massacre case The special prosecutor based on circumstantial and direct evidence argued for prosecution of 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) for allegedly killing about 42 Muslim men Special Prosecutor Satish Tamta began his argument on circumstantial evidence of kidnapping of the Muslim men from Meerut’s Hashimpura Mohalla He based his argument on testimonies of 14 witnesses to the incidents at Hindol Canal and Upper Ganga Canal Murad Nagar where wounded persons and bodies wererecovered Tamta then read depositions of top Uttar Pradesh government officials to establish that the truck entered 41st Vahini PAC Ghaziabad He read out depositions of then District Magistrate of Ghaziabad Naseem Zaidi Superintendent of Police V N Rai and four other officials “These are testimonies of very senior officials Looking at the nature of duties assigned and the positions they held it is not believable that they will make any false allegation” he said The special prosecutor then corroborated the scientific evidence in the case To establish the movement of the truck from Hashimpura mohalla to the PAC Ghaziabad the prosecutor referred to the vehicle’s running register The prosecutor also argued that reports of Central Forensic Science Laboratory and a ballistic expert show that a depression was found in the truck due to a “projectile” which indicates shooting inside the vehicle For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Muzamil Jaleel | New Delhi | Published: August 15 2014 1:08 am TADA: Now lapsed central Act allowed for custodial confession as admissible evidence Invoked in 1993 Surat blasts case 12 acquitted (Source: Express archives) Top News In a recent decision discharging eight men accused of charges under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act the special court (MCOCA) held that this Act’s provisions cannot be applied in a case where the chargesheet has been filed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and directed that it be sent to a court with this jurisdiction It was the second time in six months that the special court had taken this view with the Bombay High Court having remitted the case back to it after the first time The special court however stayed the operation of the August 2 order for four weeks to allow the government to appeal in the high court because the order has “wider ramifications” and “would affect other cases” So what are those ramifications and other cases On July 18 the Supreme Court acquitted 12 men convicted of the 1993 Surat blasts They had been arrested under TADA since lapsed under which their confessions made in custody was admissible as evidence The court held TADA provisions were not applicable in this case; as such the convictions could not be sustained in the absence of evidence independent of the confessions under custody Two months earlier the Supreme Court had acquitted six men — three of them on death row since 2006 and one serving a life sentence — of the 2002 Akshardham attack and indicted the Gujarat police for picking up “innocent people” and “imposing grievous charges against them” and not the “real culprits” The police had booked them under POTA since repealed and produced hardly any evidence other than the confessions in custody which the accused said were extracted under torture As under TADA and POTA a confession extracted during police custody is admissible as evidence under MCOCA too but not under UAPA the main law the police use in terror cases With the other two Acts no longer enforceable the police have only the MCOCA provisions to fall back on The special court order therefore is set to impact several high-profile cases such as the 7/11 Mumbai train blasts which the Maharashtra police claim to have solved after invoking MCOCA Introduced by the state government in 1999 MCOCA is meant to fight organised crime The court order has drawn the line between organised crime and terror The first time A L Pansare special judge under MCOCA Greater Mumbai expressed this view was on February 11 this year when he noted that “MCOCA and UAPA stand on different footings” The case relates to serial blasts on Junglee Maharaj Road Pune on August 1 2012 The police then invoked provisions of IPC and UAPA With more than one chargesheet having already been filed police invoked MCOCA citing “prior approval” and “prior sanction” from the state government Unlike UAPA cases cannot be filed under MCOCA but the Maharashtra government can invoke its provisions if there is more than one chargesheet of “continuing unlawful activity” by a member of an organised crime syndicate In the February order special judge Pansare referred to a Supreme Court judgment delivered in 2008 and ruled “MCOCA does not deal with terrorist organisations & UAPA does not deal with organised gangs specifically targeted by the MCOCA… To my mind the ‘organised crime syndicate’ and ‘terrorist organisation’ cannot run concurrently The syndicate/gang is indulged in organised crime mainly for pecuniary or other benefits whereas terrorist organisation is indulged in striking terror or to postulate threat to unity integrity security and sovereignty of India” Discharging the accused of charges under MCOCA judge Pansare said “The act alleged would not attract the provisions of MCOCA but would attract the provisions of UAPA and other provisions of IPC and other Acts It cannot be said that the serial bomb blasts that occurred at Junglee Maharaj Road would amount to an organised crime” The Maharashtra government appeal and on June 26 2014 the Bombay High Court directed that “the matter is remitted back to the trial court for a decision afresh in accordance with law” This was followed by the August 2 order For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top News