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13 Jul 2018India
10 lesser known WhatsApp tricks you should try now
Almost every person who owns a smartphone uses WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app, which has now evolved into a multi-purpose platform.
12 Jul 2018Times of India
As tax-filing deadline nears, be cautious of this email ID
The time for filing tax returns is here, and with it has come new ways for frauds to dupe people.
10 Jul 2018Facebook
WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news
WhatsApp is finally beginning its campaign against fake news. With its new feature, users would be able to tell which messages are random forwards and which real.
10 Jul 2018Twitter
Twitter account of Jio Institute (!) answers all your questions
Jio Institute may, for now, be non-existent, but that didn't stop the Narendra Modi government from naming it 'Institute of Eminence', along with IIT-Bombay and IISc.
09 Jul 2018Maharashtra
Fake retail vouchers are being circulated on WhatsApp
According to reports, several cases of fake retail vouchers being circulated on WhatsApp have surfaced in the last couple of months.
08 Jul 2018Technology
WhatsApp working on suspicious link detection feature to fight spam
According to reports, WhatsApp is working on a new feature called "Suspicious link" to detect spam and malicious links that are shared on the platform.
06 Jul 2018Assam
WhatsApp rumors: Three sadhus narrowly escape lynching in Assam
Police and army in Assam prevented a repeat of last month's brutal Karbi Anglong lynching, rescuing three saints from an agitated 100-member mob in Dima Hasao.
06 Jul 2018India
KaiOS-based Nokia 8810 4G feature phone to get WhatsApp support
Reliance Jio recently announced its new KaiOS-based smart feature phone JioPhone 2, which will support WhatsApp as the app gets native compatibility for KaiOS.
06 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Prank calls, asking for 'jalebis', make officials' life miserable
The Disaster Management Cell that is based out of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s headquarters in Fort, Mumbai, is finding it difficult to help those in need.
05 Jul 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra Police takes preventive-measures in the wake of Rainpada lynching
Following the lynching of five men in Maharashtra's Dhule district, Maharashtra Police are taking several preventive steps, including publication of WhatsApp numbers of police control rooms.
05 Jul 2018India
Reliance AGM highlights: JioPhone 2, Monsoon Hungama and more
Months post the ultra-successful launch of the JioPhone, the company has announced a second version, the JioPhone 2.
04 Jul 2018Facebook
5 times Facebook shamelessly copied from Snapchat
If imitation is a form of flattery, then Facebook must be Snapchat's biggest fan. Over the years, it has unapologetically ripped off features from Snapchat.
04 Jul 2018India
WhatsApp "horrified" at lynchings, will take steps against fake news
WhatsApp has taken cognisance of the Indian government's concerns about the propagation of fake news via its platform.
04 Jul 2018India
Govt asks WhatsApp to stop the propagation of fake news
The government has asked WhatsApp "in no uncertain terms" to ensure that the platform is not misused for the propagation of fake news.
02 Jul 2018India
Five lynched in Maharashtra over 'child-lifter' rumors, WhatsApp-toll reaches 19
Death of innocents is always tragic, but inexplicably, the pain of murdering one ordinary person after another doesn't seem to have hit India yet.
01 Jul 2018Allahabad
Islamic State offers Allahabad-youth $5000/month for information on Indian Intelligence
The terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) tried luring an Allahabad youth and offered him $5000 per month in exchange of information on Indian Intelligence Agencies.
01 Jul 2018Microsoft
Microsoft's upcoming foldable Surface smartphone will be "pocketable"
Reports suggest that Microsoft's much-rumored foldable Surface smartphone, codenamed Andromeda, will be pocket-sized.
01 Jul 2018Telegram
WhatsApp copies one-way broadcast communication feature from Telegram
Whatsapp has recently rolled out one-way broadcast communication for group chats, a feature that is already offered by rival app Telegram.
30 Jun 2018iOS
WhatsApp admins can now control participants' ability to send messages
WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature that allows group admins to control who can send messages in a group chat.
29 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
Delhi: Newly married man seeks divorce from social-media addict wife
Social media ruined this man's married life and he decided to do something about it. So he filed a divorce petition in court, seeking divorce from his social-media addict wife.
29 Jun 2018Google
Android Messages: WhatsApp competitor or glorified SMS app?
On Tuesday, Google announced that it had rolled out Android Messages for Web to all its users around the world.
27 Jun 2018Facebook
Porn detectors, 'gossip tax' on the cards for Uganda
In a bid to raise revenues and clamp down on 'gossip and immorality', the Ugandan government is looking to impose tax on social media use, and claims to have devices that can scan computers for pornography.
27 Jun 2018Android
Send texts directly from computer with Android Messages for Web
Google has announced that the global roll-out of the web version of its Android Messages app is now complete. The feature had started rolling out last week.
26 Jun 2018India
Neighbourly: Google's answer to Facebook, WhatsApp in India
Google's latest, tailor-made app for India, Neighbourly, is part of the tech giant's latest attempt to be the go-to platform in India, taking on rivals such as Facebook and WhatsApp.
25 Jun 2018Technology
Control visibility of downloaded WhatsApp media in phone's gallery
WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature, called "Media Visibility," that gives users the option to either show or hide received media content in the gallery for each individual contact.
25 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC to hear on plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a plea on June 27 filed by 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs seeking transfer of their case from the Madras High Court to the apex court after the split verdict by the High Court on June 14.
23 Jun 2018India
23 Jun 2018Delhi Government
Delhi: WhatsApp your meter-reading and get your electricity bills generated
In a consumer-friendly step, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has introduced meter-reading service via WhatsApp.
22 Jun 2018Facebook
WhatsApp Stickers will be sorted under "Love," "Wow," and "Sad"
In May, Facebook announced that WhatsApp will soon get support for stickers.
21 Jun 2018iOS
WhatsApp rolls out group voice and video calling feature
WhatsApp has finally started rolling out its group voice and video calling feature, which was announced at Facebook's F8 developer conference in May.
21 Jun 2018India
Telangana IPS officer successfully controlling 'fake news' in 400 villages
India is in the grips of a 'fake news' epidemic, courtesy easily-accessible social media platforms. WhatsApp-related rumors have led to the lynching of at least seven people since May, in Assam, TN and Maharashtra.
20 Jun 2018Mumbai Police
Reality show contestant held for raping minor girl
A 20-year-old television reality show contestant has been taken into custody by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.
20 Jun 2018India
Now access news, live TV, entertainment, games in Paytm Inbox
Digital payments platform Paytm has added new infotainment features to "Inbox," its in-app messaging service.
17 Jun 2018Madhya Pradesh
MP-elections: BJP trains 65,000 'cyber-warriors' to battle Congress' 5,000 'sipahis'
Ahead of Madhya Pradesh assembly elections scheduled for later this year, both Congress and Bharatiya Janta Party have prepared a cyber army to counter each other on social media.
17 Jun 2018Microsoft
WhatsApp and Microsoft are planning a 'real' Windows app
According to reports, WhatsApp is working with Microsoft to develop a proper Windows app.
16 Jun 2018Goa
Goa Tourism mulls having lifeguards round-the-clock at its beaches
The Goa Tourism Department is contemplating deploying lifeguards round-the-clock to patrol the state's beaches.
16 Jun 2018Technology
Which all phones WhatsApp won't support in future?
WhatsApp has updated its FAQ page with new details on the operating systems it won't support, going forward.
16 Jun 2018Twitter
How to fix WhatsApp notification bug that hides sender's name
WhatsApp has been hit by a bug which prevents users from seeing who sent them a message when a notification for the same comes.
14 Jun 2018Facebook
Facebook no longer preferred for news, users turn to WhatsApp
According to a research by the Reuters Institute, the use of Facebook for consuming and discussing news has overall reduced by 9 percentage points from 2017 in the US as users turn to WhatsApp for the same.