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WhatsApp unveils disappearing messages tool with 7-day limit

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) WhatsApp on Thursday launched the much-awaited 'Disappearing Messages' on its platform for both Android and iOS users that will automatically delete new messages sent to a chat after seven days when turned on. In a...

WhatsApp set to roll out disappearing messages feature

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Facebook which has been working on a disappearing messages feature for WhatsApp for quite some time has now confirmed that the tool is expected to roll out soon globally. The social networking giant has created...

Plea in SC seeks Centre to hold FB, Twitter, WA responsible for spreading hate speech

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court to issue direction to the Centre to hold social media companies -- Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram etc -- directly responsible for spreading hate speeches among...

WhatsApp to add face unlock support on Android: Report

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) WhatsApp is reportedly preparing to bring support for face unlock feature on Android devices. According to WABetainfo, a website that tracks WhatsApp in Beta, the feature will be very helpful specifically for Pixel 4 users...

WhatsApp clarifies after probe agencies retrieve chats

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cloned the mobile phones of Rhea Chakraborty and others, which gave them access to the WhatsApp chats of filmstars. The cloning of Rhea’s mobile phone was done by the NCB during an investigation...

WhatsApp, Telegram messengers are extremely insecure: Study

London, Sep 16 (IANS) Popular mobile messengers like WhatsApp expose personal data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts based on phone numbers from their address book, say researchers. When installing a mobile messenger like WhatsApp, new users...

FB, WhatsApp interference an assault on India’s electoral process: Cong

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress on Monday once again targeted the Narendra Modi government alleging its nexus with Facebook and WhatsApp, and demanded a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) and a criminal investigation against the...

Cong alleges WA indirectly controlled by BJP, demands JPC probe

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday once again attacked the Narendra Modi government nexus with Facebook's WhatsApp saying it is allegedly being controlled indirectly by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee...

CCI dismisses antitrust complaint against WhatsApp

New Delhi (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has set aside an antitrust complaint against WhatsApp, over the alleged use of its dominant position to expand in the UPI-enabled digital payments segment. The complainant had alleged that Facebook-backed WhatsApp,...

Facebook Messenger Rooms quietly arrives on WhatsApp for Web

In the next step to integrate its family of apps that are being used by 3.14 billion users globally, Facebook has integrated Messenger rooms with WhatsApp on the Web. People can now access Messenger Rooms which allow group video calls...

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VIL acquires spectrum in 5 circles to enhance 4G services

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Tuesday said it has acquired spectrum in five circles,...