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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...

WhatsApp may lose its flavour as Zuckerberg integrates apps

New Delhi (IANS) WhatsApp has so far been a great experience for billions of users globally where there are no ads in-between chats, no distractions like promoted posts and in-app pop ups, but an integration with the rest of...

WhatsApp rolls out first-ever global brand campaign in India

New Delhi (IANS) WhatsApp on Saturday launched its first brand campaign in India that narrates real stories about how Indians communicate daily on WhatsApp with their closest relationships. The campaign called ''It''s Between You'' gives thrust on WhatsApp''s commitment to...

WhatsApp to let you use 1 account from 4 devices simultaneously

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Do you want the same WhatsApp account in all the devices that you own? This could soon be possible in a limited sense as the messaging platform appears to be trying a feature that...

WhatsApp chatbot now in Hindi to curb Covid-19 fake news

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The International Fact-Checking Network, a unit of the Poynter Institute, on Thursday launched the Hindi version of its global chatbot for WhatsApp to fight misinformation about Covid-19. The service was previously available in English and...

WhatsApp for web to integrate with Messenger Rooms soon

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Facebook launched a video conferencing tool ‘Messenger Rooms’ last month to take on Zoom and other video platforms and now, a new report has claimed that ‘Messenger Rooms’ shortcut will soon be available on...

IFCN launches WhatsApp bot to fight COVID-19 misinformation

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Poynter Institutes International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) on Monday launched its chatbot on WhatsApp to help two billion users of the Facebook-owned instant messaging platform to check veracity of information related to COVID-19. The IFCN''s bot...

WhatsApp see 70% drop in frequently forwarded messages

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp which earlier thin month introduced a limit on frequently forwarded messages to one chat at a time has seen a massive 70 per cent drop in such posts being shared or going...

WhatsApp becomes medium of education for students amid lockdown

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) In a bid to ensure that studies do not suffer during the current lockdown, Delhi government school teachers have resorted to tutoring students remotely via WhatsApp. Schools under the East, South and North Municipal Corporations...

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Gujarat hits new daily Covid tally with over 7K cases, 73 deaths

Gandhinagar, April 14 (IANS) Gujarat saw its daily Covid tally continue to spiral high with 7,410 new cases on...