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  • WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash Jan 16, 2021 07:13 AM IST

    WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

    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."

  • Delhi HC hears petition against WhatsApp's updated privacy policy Jan 15, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    Delhi HC hears petition against WhatsApp's updated privacy policy

    Justice Prathiba M Singh said the plea against WhatsApp's revised policy should be treated as PIL.

  • Govt begins examination of WhatsApp's new data privacy policy: Report Jan 14, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    Govt begins examination of WhatsApp's new data privacy policy: Report

    In India, a draft policy on data privacy and protection has been prepared, but it is yet to be turned into a law.

  • WhatsApp’s new data privacy policy: Take a look at the info the messenger service will collect from you Jan 14, 2021 12:44 PM IST

    WhatsApp’s new data privacy policy: Take a look at the info the messenger service will collect from you

    A close look at the information users who have agreed to the new privacy terms will be sharing with Facebook’s WhatsApp chat service.

  • Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge Jan 13, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge

    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.

  • Forget privacy, messaging platforms like WhatsApp are all after your data Jan 13, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    Forget privacy, messaging platforms like WhatsApp are all after your data

    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

  • WhatsApp Privacy Policy 2021: Read the full text here Jan 12, 2021 02:53 PM IST

    WhatsApp Privacy Policy 2021: Read the full text here

    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.

  • WhatsApp alternative | How to move your WhatsApp group to Signal in three steps Jan 12, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    WhatsApp alternative | How to move your WhatsApp group to Signal in three steps

    Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that is available on iOS, Android, and Windows.

  • WhatsApp Privacy Policy 2021 | Facebook-owned messaging app says new terms won't affect user privacy Jan 12, 2021 11:07 AM IST

    WhatsApp Privacy Policy 2021 | Facebook-owned messaging app says new terms won't affect user privacy

    The messaging app states that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook cannot see your messages or hear your calls.

  • Telegram will never monetise users’ private data for profiling for targeted advertisement: Pavel Durov Jan 11, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Telegram will never monetise users’ private data for profiling for targeted advertisement: Pavel Durov

    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.

  • WhatsApp alternative? Zoho launches app named Arattai to compete with Signal, Telegram Jan 11, 2021 01:09 PM IST

    WhatsApp alternative? Zoho launches app named Arattai to compete with Signal, Telegram

    Zoho founder Sridhar Vembu says Arattai—which means chit-chat in Tamil—messenger app will be available to users soon.

  • Brokerages, advisory firms prefer Telegram to WhatsApp, here's why Jan 11, 2021 10:30 AM IST

    Brokerages, advisory firms prefer Telegram to WhatsApp, here's why

    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'.

  • WhatsApp’s new privacy rules are no surprise, but reveal opportunism Jan 11, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    WhatsApp’s new privacy rules are no surprise, but reveal opportunism

    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 

  • New WhatsApp Messenger Policy | Corporates issue advisories on use for official business: Report Jan 11, 2021 02:35 AM IST

    New WhatsApp Messenger Policy | Corporates issue advisories on use for official business: Report

    The messaging app last week said it is updating its privacy policy by January-end to allow sharing of user data with parent company Facebook

  • Traders ask govt to ban WhatsApp and Facebook Jan 10, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    Traders ask govt to ban WhatsApp and Facebook

    WhatsApp is to implement its changed Privacy Policy from next month in India which will force people using WhatsApp to accept the changed terms if they want to avail the usage of WhatsApp or else they will have to delete the WhatsApp from their mobile.

  • The Tech Weekender: Twitter bans Donald Trump, WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, Signal's surge and more Jan 10, 2021 03:17 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: Twitter bans Donald Trump, WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, Signal's surge and more

    ICYMI: Here are the biggest developments from the world of technology from the week ending January 9.

  • Strong Signal: Anand Mahindra bats for app amid WhatsApp privacy concerns Jan 10, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    Strong Signal: Anand Mahindra bats for app amid WhatsApp privacy concerns

    Signal app's popularity shot up after it was endorsed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.

  • Telegram founder Pavel Durov asks Facebook to 'respect users' Jan 10, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    Telegram founder Pavel Durov asks Facebook to 'respect users'

    Messaging platforms Telegram and Signal have seen a surge in popularity after WhatsApp's new privacy policy sparked concerns related to data-sharing with Facebook.

  • WhatsApp says latest update does not change its data-sharing practices with Facebook Jan 09, 2021 09:32 PM IST

    WhatsApp says latest update does not change its data-sharing practices with Facebook

    Tesla chief Elon Musk had also joined in the conversation, asking people to leave WhatsApp.

  • Uproar over WhatsApp privacy terms misses the woods for the trees     Jan 09, 2021 05:22 PM IST

    Uproar over WhatsApp privacy terms misses the woods for the trees   

    New WhatsApp messenger privacy policy is not the real issue, the absence of a law to protection data is.

  • WhatsApp Messenger new terms: Here're top five privacy-focused messaging app alternatives Jan 09, 2021 05:20 PM IST

    WhatsApp Messenger new terms: Here're top five privacy-focused messaging app alternatives

    These apps don't force users to hand over personal information.

  • WhatsApp alternative Signal tops free app charts on Apple's App Store in India Jan 09, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    WhatsApp alternative Signal tops free app charts on Apple's App Store in India

    It has also topped Apple’s App Store charts in Austria, France, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, and Switzerland.

  • WhatsApp Messenger new terms: Best privacy-focussed apps and services Jan 09, 2021 02:18 PM IST

    WhatsApp Messenger new terms: Best privacy-focussed apps and services

    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

  • How does WhatsApp alternative Signal work and why are people moving to it? All your questions answered Jan 09, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    How does WhatsApp alternative Signal work and why are people moving to it? All your questions answered

    Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that is fast becoming a viable WhatsApp alternative.

  • Signal, Telegram see demand spike as new WhatsApp terms stir debate Jan 08, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    Signal, Telegram see demand spike as new WhatsApp terms stir debate

    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.

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