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Mobile numbers of WhatsApp on Web users found on Google Search

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS): As WhatsApp faces intense scrutiny over its upcoming data and privacy policy in India and elsewhere, another user data violation has been reported, this time on the WhatsApp on Desktop (Web) application, allegedly exposing personal...

CAIT seeks technical audit of WhatsApp, Facebookn Instagram

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In continuation of its tirade against WhatsApp for its new privacy policy, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Friday sent another communication to Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stating that the Facebook-owned...

WhatsApp says individual chats protected as users shun platform

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Facing intense criticism over its upcoming policy on February 8 as users leave the platform for rivals Telegram and Signal, WhatsApp on Tuesday issued a clarification, saying that individual chats would not be affected...

Facebook to offer hardware security keys to users in 2021

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Facing various probes over data privacy and security, Facebook will provide new options in 2021 to users to safeguard their information, like hardware security tokens along with expanding its Protect programme to more accounts. Facebook's...

Top tech firms join hands to help WhatsApp in NSO Group hacking

San Francisco, Dec 22 (IANS) A day after it was disclosed that Israeli intelligence firm NSO Group hacked iPhones of 36 Al Jazeera journalists, top tech giants like Microsoft Google, Cisco, VMware and the Internet Association filed an amicus...

Facebook doubles down on India’s digital growth, helps SMBs

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Facebook on Tuesday said that it is committed to help India quickly recover economically and socially in 2021 from the pandemic-hit year, by deepening support for small businesses and test and roll its new...

BJP-RSS control Facebook in India: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) after a report surfaced that Facebook did not act on hate content. The former Congress president took...

FB launches key datasets as 1 in 4 SMBs shut shop in 2020

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard globally and according to Facebook, one in four small and medium businesses (SMBs) had to shut their operations in 2020. To chart a new path for their...

Shopping feature arrives on Instagram Reels globally

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Thursday announced that its Shopping feature is now rolling out on its TikTok rival app Reels globally. Businesses and creators will be able to tag products when they create Reels, and viewers...

WhatsApp introduces carts for easy shopping

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) In a bid to make buying and selling easier, WhatsApp on Tuesday announced to bring carts on its platform for millions of businesses and shoppers globally including in India. With carts, people can browse a...

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