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WhatsApp Violates Users Rights By Denying Dispute Resolution: Centre To Delhi HC
WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Mobile Phones From November 1, Check List

However, people using older version of Android or iOS mobile phones will not be able to use the app from November 1 as the Facebook-owned messaging app has upgraded its software.

Users Can Now Transfer WhatsApp Chats From IOS To Pixel, Android 12 Phones
Users Can Now Transfer WhatsApp Chats From IOS To Pixel, Android 12 Phones

"Your WhatsApp chat history will simply be copied from your iPhone to your new Android phone, and we'll automatically make sure you don't receive new messages on the old device while the transfer is in progress,"

WhatsApp Violates Users' Rights By Denying Dispute Resolution: Centre To Delhi HC
WhatsApp Violates Users' Rights By Denying Dispute Resolution: Centre To Delhi HC

According to the new Information Technology Rules, 2021, it is mandatory for social media intermediaries like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp to trace chats and make provisions to identify the first originator of the information.

Global Outage Of WhatsApp, Facebook And Insta
How Netizens In Odisha Bemoaned Global Outage Of WhatsApp, Facebook And Insta

Netizens and social media users in Odisha expressed their resentment over the development even though the three social media platforms reconnected to the global internet early on Tuesday morning.

$6 Billion LOSS
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Outage: Zuckerberg Loses $6Billion In 6 Hours!

Last evening, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp went down for a few hours across many parts of the world. The rare global outage of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp which lasted for six hours cost the owner Mark Zuckerberg a whopping $6 billion.

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Facebook, WhatsApp And Instagram Back After Outage

The outage appeared to affect Facebook's internal websites as well, famed developer Jane Wong noted in a tweet.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Servers Crash Worldwide
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Servers Crash Worldwide

Many other users have also reported that other Facebook-owned services like Instagram, Messenger and its own social media platform are all experiencing this issue. Users worldwide have taken to their Twitter handles to share their views on this issue. 

20Lakh Users BANNED!
WhatsApp Banned Over 20 Lakh Indian Accounts In August 2021, Know Why

Latest WhatsApp monthly compliance report reveals that over 20 lakh Indian accounts were banned in August this year. WhatsApp banned 20,70,000 accounts just in one month to prevent abuse on its platform.

WhatsApp Banned 20.7 Lakh Accounts In India In August
WhatsApp Banned 20.7 Lakh Accounts In India In August

In its first monthly grievance redressal report, WhatsApp had banned 20 lakh accounts in India that attempted to send harmful or unwanted messages at scale.

WhatsApp Payments Testing 'Cashback' Feature In India
WhatsApp Payments Testing 'Cashback' Feature In India

This is limited to Unified Payment Interface (UPI) Payments in India, users can only get one cashback and you might receive up to Rs 10 cashback for their payment.

WhatsApp Multi-Device Beta: iOS Users Receive Multiple Device Support
WhatsApp Web Multi-Device Beta: iOS Users Receive Latest Update

Whatsapp's multi-device support allows to login via web, desktop and portals without having to keep the phone connected which is now only available to iOS users.

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WhatsApp Likely To Allow Users To Hide Online Status Soon

This option will also support profile photos and bios, providing much more control over privacy than previously offered.

Vax appointment on WhatsApp
Now Book Vax Appointment On MyGov Corona Helpdesk On WhatsApp

After enabling users to download vaccine certificates, the MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp now allows users to locate their nearest vaccination centre and book their vaccine-appointment, the Union Ministry of Health and MyGov announced on Tuesday.

WhatsApp Rolls Out New Payments Feature
WhatsApp Rolls Out 'Exciting New Payments Feature In India

In a bid to strengthen its payment services offering in India, instant messaging platform WhatsApp has introduced ‘Payments Backgrounds feature on the platform.

WhatsApp Rolls Out New Feature
WhatsApp Rolls Out Much-Awaited Feature For Chat Transfer

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Wednesday announced a new feature that will allow users to take their WhatsApp chat history with them when they change mobile operating systems.

Odisha Man ‘Accidentally’ Given 2 Shots Of Covid Vaccine Within 5 Minutes
Covid Vaccination Certificate Now Available Through Whatsapp

Presently, people have to download their vaccination certificates by logging into the CoWin portal.

WhatsApp Head Slams Apple Over Its Tools To Curb Child Abuse, Says Clear Violation Of Privacy
WhatsApp Head Slams Apple Over Its Tools To Curb Child Abuse, Says Clear Violation Of Privacy

On Thursday, Apple confirmed plans to deploy new technology within iOS, macOS, watchOS, and iMessage that will detect potential child abuse imagery, but clarified crucial details from the ongoing project.

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Whatsapp Launches 'View Once' That Deletes Photos, Videos Once Seen

Now you can send photos and videos that disappear from your WhatsApp chat after the recipient has opened them once.

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WhatsApp Testing Encrypted Cloud Backups On Android

End-to-end encrypted backups also support an encryption key that can be used to restore your password.

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Banned 2 Mn Accounts In India: WhatsApp Report On New IT Rules

WhatsApp last week accepted that "the government is the administrator" in its case and informed the Delhi High Court that it will put its privacy policy update "on hold" until the Data Protection Bill came into force.

Phishing Attack
Phishing Attacks Via WhatsApp, Telegram Soar In India

India is among the top three countries facing phishing attacks primarily via instant mobile messaging apps like Facebook-owned WhatsApp and highly-encrypted Telegram, a new report revealed on Wednesday.

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WhatsApp Toes Govt's Line, Tells HC Won't Enforce Privacy Policy

WhatsApp's counsel also accepted that its commitment is "we need to fit in the law".

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WhatsApp Soon To Allow Users To Choose Video Quality Before Sending

Choosing the video quality before sending is useful as it means that you can pick the right option to either save bandwidth or share the video without heavy compression.

WhatsApp Appoints Manesh Mahatme As 'Head Of Payments' In India
WhatsApp Appoints Manesh Mahatme As 'Head Of Payments' In India

As Director of WhatsApp Payments - India, Mahatme will focus on enhancing the payments experience for users, scaling the service offering and work towards contributing to WhatsApp's vision of digital and financial inclusion in India.

Restrain WhatsApp From Implementing Privacy Policy: Centre To HC
WhatsApp Reiterates Its Stand On New Privacy Policy Till India Gets PDP Law

"We reiterate that we have already responded to the Government of India and assured them that the privacy of users remains our highest priority. As a reminder, the recent update does not change the privacy of people's personal messages."