Jun 19, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Natasha Kochhar started community WhatsApp groups to fill a void she felt in a new city after marriage. They ended up supporting hundreds of Delhi residents during Covid.
- Jun 18, 2021 06:38 PM IST
The microblogging platform Twitter has come under fire for listing a partner at a law firm, Dharmendra Chatur, as the interim government officer.
- Jun 17, 2021 12:24 PM IST
In chat with WABetainfo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the chat platform is working making a 'disappearing chats' options for all conversations by default.
- Jun 08, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Apart from messaging platform WhatsApp, and Indian platforms such as ShareChat, Koo and Chingari, however, there is no word yet on the appointment of chief compliance officer and nodal officer for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter.
- Jun 04, 2021 01:50 PM IST
WhatsApp has said it will allow users to access the service from up to four linked devices
- Jun 04, 2021 12:54 PM IST
Several WhatsApp groups focussed on crypto have sprouted in the recent weeks, reflecting the wild popularity of digital currencies. What happens inside these groups? We return with fascinating details.
- Jun 03, 2021 02:31 PM IST
The Centre in a petition to the Delhi High Court on June 3 said that WhatsApp is spamming users with notifications to try and coerce them into accepting the new policies and transfer the existing user base before the Personal Data Protection (PDP) bill comes into effect.
- Jun 03, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Facebook to allow for more meaningful interaction between businesses and customers with new updates to API.
- Jun 03, 2021 11:22 AM IST
A fresh affidavit filed by the Centre in Delhi High Court calls WhatsApp new privacy policies anti-user.
- Jun 01, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Kamakoti has proposed two solutions to enable traceability; one, everyone gets the WhatsApp forward along with the originator of information with end-to-end encryption intact, and two, the originator of information is encrypted, to which only WhatsApp holds the key, on top of the end-to-end encryption.
- Jun 01, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Large digital companies like Google have begun updating their websites to reflect the appointment of grievance officers as per the new social media rules.
- May 29, 2021 09:00 AM IST
The debate over end-to-end encryption isn’t just about crime: It rests on the belief that there is a tech-fix for social behaviours like inflammatory rumour or pornography. The advocates of these ideas should think again.
- May 28, 2021 09:47 AM IST
The DoT's plan comes at a time when when the government is in a tussle with Facebook-owned WhatsApp and social media platforms.
- May 27, 2021 06:28 PM IST
WhatsApp has taken the Indian Government to court stating that the new rules will require it to break its end-to-end encryption
- May 27, 2021 12:36 PM IST
"The rules only empower the ordinary users of social media when they become victims of abuse and misuse," Prasad posted on micro-blogging platform Koo, and also tweeted.
- May 26, 2021 06:37 PM IST
The Centre has said the said guidelines shall be passed only for the purposes of prevention, investigation, and punishment.
- May 26, 2021 12:05 PM IST
WhatsApp has pleaded before the Delhi High Court to declare one of the new rules a violation of privacy rights as it requires social media companies to identify the first originator of information when authorities demand it.
- May 26, 2021 08:35 AM IST
WhatsApp: The lawsuit, described to Reuters by people familiar with it, asks the Delhi High Court to declare that one of the new rules is a violation of privacy rights in India's constitution since it requires social media companies to identify the "first originator of information" when authorities demand it.
- May 25, 2021 09:52 PM IST
The rules will be effective from May 26, despite these companies seeking a total six-month delay in their implementation.
- May 25, 2021 07:29 PM IST
Users should have opted for one of the regional languages as default in their smartphone instead of English for them to view privacy reminders in regional language. This includes are Hindi, Bangla, Punjabi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada and Malayalam, apart from English.
- May 25, 2021 11:55 AM IST
WhatsApp has met the Indian government halfway and said it won't limit user functionality until the new Personal Data Protection laws comes into effect
- May 25, 2021 11:26 AM IST
- May 22, 2021 06:27 PM IST
WhatsApp will soon let you migrate chat history to another phone number
- May 20, 2021 09:06 AM IST
Most WhatsApp users have already accepted the revised policy, the Facebook-owned company said in a statement.
- May 19, 2021 02:43 PM IST