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27 Dec 2017


WhatsApp in trouble in India for 'illegal' middle finger emoji

WhatsApp is in legal trouble in India again, this time for one of its emojis.

25 Dec 2017


WhatsApp will stop working on these smartphones after 31st Dec

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp will withdraw support for a number of dated smartphones at the end of the year.

18 Dec 2017


#FakeNews: Rumors flood WhatsApp ahead of Gujarat vote count

On the eve of counting of votes for the Gujarat State Assembly elections, a number of 'fake news' messages were circulated on WhatsApp.

15 Dec 2017


Cabinet clears Triple Talaq Bill, three-year jail for violators

The Cabinet has cleared the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, which makes triple talaq an offense.

11 Dec 2017


WhatsApp launching five new exciting features: Picture-in-Picture, Private Replies, more!

WhatsApp is undoubtedly one of the most popular messaging apps in the world and enjoys a huge user base of over 1.3-billion users.

WhatsApp Business App revealed: Here's how you can use it

At a time when WhatsApp is increasingly being used by businesses to communicate with customers; it looks like the Facebook-owned company is set to roll-out a new standalone app "WhatsApp Business".

08 Dec 2017


Top tech terms India searched on Yahoo in 2017

Yahoo India has announced the "2017 Year in Review" that offers a sneak peek at the trending topics, events, and newsmakers that Internet users searched the most for this year.

03 Dec 2017


WhatsApp Admins can now mute members of the group

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is soon going to roll out yet another new feature, and it is something WhatsApp Group Admins are going to love.

01 Dec 2017


Over 25 million businesses are now active on Instagram!

Facebook's photo-sharing app, Instagram, announced its platform now home to over 25-million businesses, a remarkable rise from 15-million in July this year.

27 Nov 2017


Coimbatore farmers take to WhatsApp to solve man-animal conflict

Man-animal conflict in India is a significant one where animal encroachments on agricultural land leave massive amounts of crop damage in its wake.

22 Nov 2017


Here are 6 tips to keep your WhatsApp secure

Over 1.3 billion people use WhatsApp app every day to connect with family and friends.

20 Nov 2017

Social Media

New WhatsApp is in the works: All you should know!

Launched over eight years ago, popular messaging app WhatsApp is yet to launch an official version for iPad users.

20 Nov 2017


India's WhatsApp arrests: When speech regulation goes "overboard"

Legal persecution of citizens over their social media activity is nothing new and has often been used as a tool of repression in many countries.

19 Nov 2017

Data Leak

SEBI to take action against individuals leaking company-data on WhatsApp

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will look into complaints against individuals who are allegedly circulating key financial data and information about listed companies on social media groups before they are made public, said a SEBI official.

AMU prof's wife alleges 'triple talaq', but no law available

Months after the SC banned triple talaq, an AMU professor's wife has accused him of divorcing her through WhatsApp and harassing her for dowry, among others.

17 Nov 2017


You can soon watch YouTube videos within WhatsApp directly!

WhatsApp is reportedly working on integrating a feature to watch YouTube videos right within its app, offering a seamless viewing experience.

16 Nov 2017


You can still read 'deleted' WhatsApp messages! Here's the hack

WhatsApp recently rolled out the "Delete for Everyone" feature, allowing users to recall sent messages in individual or group chats within seven minutes.

14 Nov 2017


WhatsApp for iPad to be launched soon

After being popular on smartphones for several years, it looks like Facebook-owned WhatsApp is going to launch the messaging app for tablets now.

11 Nov 2017


You can 'unsend' WhatsApp messages after 7-minutes. Here's the hack

WhatsApp introduced 'unsend' feature last month, allowing its users to delete messages within seven minutes of sending them.

11 Nov 2017


How can WhatsApp generate revenue for Facebook?

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has one of the world's largest user-bases with over 1.3 billion users.

09 Nov 2017


Now, iPhone-users can't swipe to close WhatsApp on their phones!

Apple users with iOS 11 on their devices have been facing several issues lately from a faulty calculator, to auto-correct glitch, to fast-draining battery.

06 Nov 2017


Lesser known tips and tricks of WhatsApp

Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp, is one of the most popular instant messengers in the world. WhatsApp enjoys the largest user base in India.

03 Nov 2017


Fake 'WhatsApp Business' app on Google Play Store fools thousands

A fake 'WhatsApp Business' app on Google Store has been fooling users successfully and now has thousands of downloads.

03 Nov 2017


WhatsApp goes down for users in India and several countries

WhatsApp remained down for users in India for over half an hour this afternoon, causing an outcry on Twitter.

03 Nov 2017


Paytm launches "Inbox" in-app messaging service to take on WhatsApp

At a time when WhatsApp is about to debut "in-chat payments feature" to take on Paytm in India, the country's largest digital wallet app has launched a messaging feature, as a direct competition to Facebook-owned messenger.

02 Nov 2017


Third-quarter Results: Facebook reports best quarter while Tesla, the worst!

Facebook posted its third-quarter earnings, and it looks like the social media giant has had its best quarter so far.

01 Nov 2017


WhatsApp Pay: You can soon make payments on WhatsApp

The Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp, is set to introduce a new in-chat UPI-based payments feature in the coming months, enabling its over one billion users to transfer funds directly from the app.

27 Oct 2017


WhatsApp's new message recall is finally being rolled out

WhatsApp's much-awaited 'Delete for Everyone' feature is finally being rolled out across Android, iOS and Windows devices, as confirmed by its updated FAQ page.

27 Oct 2017


Syria: How parents use WhatsApp to teach kids new skills

The Syrian civil war is one of the worst the world's ever seen. It has displaced and permanently scarred millions in the last six years, forcing them to take dangerous journeys and seek shelter in nations that don't want them.

24 Oct 2017


Why does Zimbabwe have a 'Ministry of WhatsApp?'

Zimbabwe has become the first country to set up a ministry exclusively dedicated to cybersecurity and online monitoring.

23 Oct 2017

Facebook Messenger

WhatsApp will soon have group calling feature!

If reports are to be believed, you will soon be able to make group calls on WhatsApp.

18 Oct 2017


WhatsApp now lets you share "Live location" with friends

Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, is rolling out a new "Live Location" sharing feature to its Android and iOS users today.

18 Oct 2017

West Bengal

Student gets $100,000 offer on WhatsApp to assassinate Mamata Banerjee

A 19-year-old student in West Bengal's Berhampore was shocked to receive WhatsApp messages from unknown people offering him $100,000 to assassinate CM Mamata Banerjee.

17 Oct 2017


Maharashtra: Transport employees on strike indefinitely from midnight

Demanding salary hikes, employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will be on strike indefinitely from the midnight of October 16th.

12 Oct 2017

Data Leak

This WhatsApp flaw lets hackers, stalkers "monitor" your activities!

Over 1.2-billion people use WhatsApp everyday around the world; however, it turns out the popular messenger can also be used by stalkers and hackers to spy on people.

10 Oct 2017


Mumbai: Racketeers sell babies to doctors, engineer for Rs. 4-4.5L

After busting a baby-selling racket in September, Mumbai's Wadala police traced three buyers of the infants: a Worli-based doctor, a Thane gynecologist-pediatrician couple, and a Bengaluru-based software engineer.

09 Oct 2017


WhatsApp Business app, all you need to know

WhatsApp Business is still in the making. Although the messaging platform has said that it'll be rolling it out to organizations soon, the service is still being worked upon.

07 Oct 2017


Did the 'attack' that triggered Dalit 'moustache' protest actually happen?

In a fresh turn of events, it has emerged that an 'attack' on a 17-year-old boy in Gujarat earlier this week, one of several that led to a WhatsApp 'moustache' protest, was reportedly staged.

05 Oct 2017


Delhi Rail Division bars officials from using WhatsApp on duty

The Delhi division of the Indian Railways has issued a circular prohibiting its staff from using WhatsApp and YouTube while on duty.

04 Oct 2017


Sanand's Dalits change their display picture to a moustache! Why?

Sanand's 300 Dalit men have found a novel way to protest against the multiple attacks on Dalits in Gujarat by changing their WhatsApp display picture to a moustache logo.