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WhatsApp says committed to protect Indian users’ privacy

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Friday said it agrees with the strong demand made by the Indian government to explain the kind of breach to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad...

WhatsApp will run on multiple devices at same time soon

San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature through which users will be able to use the same WhatsApp account on more than one device. As previously announced, WhatsApp is developing a feature that will allow...

Cops asked to penetrate suspect social media groups

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Central government has asked the law enforcement agencies to penetrate suspect social media groups which may indulge in subversive or any other anti-national activities, to access information about them. The personnel of police and other...

WhatsApp helping Indian entrepreneurs write success stories

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Ice cream lover Aarti Laxman Rastogi decided that not all indulgences need to be sinful and, in March 2018, she started Artinci to provide ice creams with premium, all-natural ingredients. Running a business has its...

WhatsApp favourite tool for right-wing to influence voters

New York, Aug 30 (IANS) In a significant find, researchers have discovered that right-wing users are more effective in using Facebook-owned WhatsApp to spread news, disinformation and opinions during elections. After performing the first large-scale analysis of partisan WhatsApp groups in...

If WhatsApp meets norms, Pay service to be allowed: Prasad

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Union IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said if the global messaging company WhatsApp meets the regulatory norms from RBI and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), then it should be allowed...

400mn Indians now on WhatsApp, bad news for Paytm

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp which is planning to launch its peer-to-peer, UPI-based Pay service in India later this year has nearly 400 million users in the country -- a bad news for digital payments leader Paytm which...

‘WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting end-to-end encryption’

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras on Wednesday stressed that the issue can be easily resolved without diluting...

Facebook actively working on WhatsApp Pay in India

Facebook is upbeat on the growth of digital payments in India and is actively working on launching WhatsApp Pay soon, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said. In an earnings call with analysts late Wednesday, Zuckerberg said the company is building out...

One in two Indians has received fake new over FB and WhatsApp

Despite tall claims made by Facebook that it is removing 10 lakh fake accounts a day in India, a survey revealed on Tuesday that one in two Indians has received fake news in the last 30 days and Facebook...

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