Jan 16, 2021 07:13 AM IST
WhatsApp said it would instead "go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15."
- Jan 15, 2021 12:23 PM IST
Justice Prathiba M Singh said the plea against WhatsApp's revised policy should be treated as PIL.
- Jan 14, 2021 01:08 PM IST
In India, a draft policy on data privacy and protection has been prepared, but it is yet to be turned into a law.
- Jan 14, 2021 12:44 PM IST
A close look at the information users who have agreed to the new privacy terms will be sharing with Facebook’s WhatsApp chat service.
- Jan 13, 2021 10:17 PM IST
Along with another encrypted app, Telegram, Signal has been the main beneficiary of online outrage around the changes announced last week, which require WhatsApp users to share their data with both Facebook and Instagram.
- Jan 13, 2021 08:53 AM IST
The universe for Facebook’s interest-based targeting will now stretch even further to include Whatsapp users as well. But it doesn’t stop here. Facebook’s grand plan is to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger with its other services like Boomerang, Threads and Shops
- Jan 12, 2021 02:53 PM IST
Following the announcement, there has been confusion on how actually the new terms will work. WhatsApp has now officially clarified some of the queries and addressed rumours surrounding the update.
- Jan 12, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that is available on iOS, Android, and Windows.
- Jan 12, 2021 11:07 AM IST
The messaging app states that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook cannot see your messages or hear your calls.
- Jan 11, 2021 06:04 PM IST
Those users who use Telegram for peer-to-peer private communication and don't use Telegram’s one-to-many channels are not going to see any ads, Durov added.
- Jan 11, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Zoho founder Sridhar Vembu says Arattai—which means chit-chat in Tamil—messenger app will be available to users soon.
- Jan 11, 2021 10:30 AM IST
Much before WhatsApp changed its terms of service, several brokerages and advisory firms had made the switch to Telegram for its 'wider reach and better admin control'.
- Jan 11, 2021 08:30 AM IST
With a stark threat to users, the Facebook-owned app has stolen a march over global regulators and sets the stage for likely rapid commercialisation of the platform
- Jan 11, 2021 02:35 AM IST
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- Jan 10, 2021 03:17 PM IST
ICYMI: Here are the biggest developments from the world of technology from the week ending January 9.
- Jan 10, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Signal app's popularity shot up after it was endorsed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.
- Jan 10, 2021 09:16 AM IST
- Jan 09, 2021 09:32 PM IST
Tesla chief Elon Musk had also joined in the conversation, asking people to leave WhatsApp.
- Jan 09, 2021 05:22 PM IST
- Jan 09, 2021 05:20 PM IST
These apps don't force users to hand over personal information.
- Jan 09, 2021 02:33 PM IST
It has also topped Apple’s App Store charts in Austria, France, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, and Switzerland.
- Jan 09, 2021 02:18 PM IST
The recent update to WhatsApp's terms, which forces users to share private data with Facebook, has been the center of discussions on the internet
- Jan 09, 2021 01:14 PM IST
Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that is fast becoming a viable WhatsApp alternative.
- Jan 08, 2021 08:02 PM IST
Some privacy activists questioned the "accept our data grab or get out" move on Twitter, and suggested users to switch to apps like Signal and Telegram.