The PIL requested the apex court to ask the central government to establish a mechanism that would automatically remove any forms of hate speech or fake news within a stipulated time frame.
WhatsApp was by far the most common medium used for sharing learning materials and activities, followed by phone calls and visits, says the ASER 2020 report
The two features were spotted in WhatsApp beta for Android update 22.214.171.124.
Prior to the latest WhatsApp update, users could mute an individual or a group chat for eight hours, a week, or a year.
The company will also enter the cloud computing sector, offering firms who use its customer service messaging tools the ability to store those messages on Facebook servers.
Currently, in order to take calls on the app, users are required to switch from the web-based version to their phone
With the launch of the new services, a total of 25 services are now available by the bank on WhatsApp.
The facility will allow customers to raise queries and grievances from home, reducing the need to physically visit EPFO's offices, which will help maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.
With Advanced Search on WhatsApp, users can choose the type of media and add keywords to look through past chats and messages.
The same WhatsApp update also hides voice and video call buttons in chats and contact information of Verified Business accounts.
Though both Instagram and Facebook Messenger will remain as standalone apps, users inboxes will continue to remain separate. Facebook added more than 10 new features for users ease and introduced new safety provisions. Here are the details.
In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending September 26.
Here is a recap of some of the already-available WhatsApp features that you might not know.
Retailers were also of the view that businesses will have to become flexible to innovate and be ready to change the business plans in this uncertain new world
Expiring media is an extension to Expiring Messages, which would allow WhatsApp users to send disappearing messages.
The new “Usagyuuun” WhatsApp stickers are currently available on the beta version 126.96.36.199 Android app to a limited number of users.
OTT services refer to applications and services that are accessible over the internet and ride on an operator's network. Skype, Viber, WhatsApp and Hike are some of the popular and widely-used OTT services.
Four men were arrested in connection with the incident, police said.
When a user receives this particular series of messages on WhatsApp, the app will crash indefinitely.
According to Maharashtra Cyber, the series of attacks start with one person, when that person shares his/her WhatsApp verification code with the hacker.
A case in March alleged that WhatsApp was bundling its digital payment facility - WhatsApp Pay - within its messaging app for which it already has a large user base. The case alleged WhatsApp was abusing its position by forcing its payments feature on to its existing users.
A WhatsApp Android beta update version 188.8.131.52 features a tiny lens button on the bottom left corner of the screen.
For now, the video call feature only supports one-on-one calling, but the company has promised that it will introduce group video calls in the coming months.
Once the chats are copied, you will be able to use WhatsApp on the secondary device as well.
WhatsApp Payments is currently being offered in beta mode to a million users. But a formal launch can take place only after petitions against the service are cleared by the Supreme Court. Until that happens, the RBI, NPCI and the Government may not move forward