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04 Aug 2018Google
You can mark WhatsApp messages 'read', without opening the app
WhatsApp just can't stop releasing new features, and the latest one now allows you to mark messages as read without even having to open the app.
03 Aug 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Five held for sharing child pornography through WhatsApp
Five persons have been detained in Thane for allegedly watching and circulating child pornography through WhatsApp.
03 Aug 2018Twitter
Social media platforms closed 700 URLs in 2018: Government
In compliance with the provisions of the Information Technology Act, social media platforms closed almost 700 URLs this year, with the government today saying it has asked these companies to find technological solutions to ensure that rumors and fake news do not proliferate on their platforms.
02 Aug 2018iOS
New features are coming to WhatsApp Web
After releasing a slew of updates for its mobile application, WhatsApp is reportedly working on new updates for its WhatsApp Web service.
02 Aug 2018Facebook
This is how WhatsApp plans to make money
On Wednesday, WhatsApp announced the launch of its first revenue-generating product, WhatsApp Business API.
01 Aug 2018India
Seems like you have to wait longer for WhatsApp Payments
WhatsApp's Payments service has hit yet another hurdle in India - now, the government has reportedly told WhatsApp that it can't roll out the service till it sets up an office and recruits a team in India.
31 Jul 2018Facebook
You can now make group voice, video calls on WhatsApp
In May, at Facebook's F8 developers conference, the social media giant had announced that its messaging platform, WhatsApp, would be bringing group calls with voice and video support.
31 Jul 2018Smartphones
8 helpful smartphone apps you should teach your parents about
Smartphones have made our lives extremely easy thanks to a number of apps that enable us to do almost everything with a few taps.
30 Jul 2018Facebook
Maharashtra: Another man ends life over Maratha quota in Aurangabad
A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in Aurangabad in Maharashtra over the Maratha quota demand.
30 Jul 2018Syria
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 seven years, forcing them to take dangerous journeys and seek shelter in nations that don't want them.
29 Jul 2018Social Media
Experts working on app to flag 'fake news' on WhatsApp
Seeking to scotch rumors and identify fake news on social media platform WhatsApp, a team of experts at a Delhi-based institution is working on developing an application that may be able to tell you whether a message is fake or not.
29 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Raigad bus accident: When the WhatsApp messages suddenly stopped
When the members of Dapoli agriculture university started on a trip to Ambenali Ghat in Raigad, Pravin Randive wasn't happy. He couldn't join his colleagues as he was sick.
29 Jul 2018Twitter
TRAI chairman dares Twitterati to show Aadhaar's misuse, challenge backfires
TRAI Chairman Ram Sewak Sharma got embroiled in a Twitter war over the efficiency of Aadhaar.
29 Jul 2018Whatsapp Web
9 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.
26 Jul 2018Goa
Tourists who don't respect Goan culture not welcome: Minister
Tourists who do not respect the culture of Goa and create nuisance by littering on the beaches or taking drugs are not welcome in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said in the Legislative Assembly today.
26 Jul 2018Android
You can now access WhatsApp's suspicious link feature on Android
After announcing a slew of new features, and promising tighter security, WhatsApp is now globally rolling out a suspicious link identification feature, reports of which had surfaced earlier.
26 Jul 2018Education
Delhi: Alarming rise in lizards in mid-day meals during monsoons
A standing committee meeting of North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (NMCD) on Wednesday expressed concern over alarming rise in the number of lizards in mid-day meals served in government schools of Delhi.
25 Jul 2018India
WhatsApp informs government about steps taken to curb fake news
Following two notices from the Indian government demanding solutions to curb fake news, WhatsApp COO Matthew Idema and other top executives reportedly met IT Secretary Ajay Prakash on Monday to inform them about steps being taken.
25 Jul 2018Facebook
8 useful features we want Facebook to introduce
Social media has become an integral part of our lives and Facebook with over 2 billion users dominates the space.
24 Jul 2018India
WhatsApp Roundup: Recently announced features you should know about
WhatsApp is the most preferred instant messaging app with over 1.5 billion users worldwide.
23 Jul 2018Indian Railways
Now you can check status of trains on WhatsApp!
Taking its passenger services up a notch, Indian Railways has partnered with MakeMyTrip to bring to you the latest status of running trains.
23 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
WhatsApp admin jailed since February for message he didn't send
Five months after a 21-year-old youth of Rajgarh district, MP, was arrested for an "objectionable" message forwarded in his WhatsApp group, his family has claimed he wasn't the admin then.
22 Jul 2018India
UK: Indian-origin entrepreneur's start-up set to combat fake news globally
An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world.
21 Jul 2018Manoj Tiwari
Shah in 1,800 Delhi BJP's WhatsApp groups to 'stem fake-news'
The Delhi BJP has formed hundreds of WhatsApp groups with its national president Amit Shah as a member in each of them for providing "direct information" and curbing fake news.
21 Jul 2018Samsung
Once again, Zuckerberg shows he doesn't care about users' privacy
Once again, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying his dirty tricks, unabashedly so. Our privacy just doesn't matter to him.
Want to work with WhatsApp India? Here's your chance
For its first full-time hire in India, WhatsApp is looking for a country head, a position that has been vacant since long.
'Taking steps to check fake-news during elections': Whatsapp assures EC
WhatsApp has informed the Election Commission (EC) that it will take various steps ahead of polls to prevent the misuse of its messaging platform, and bring to India its fake news verification model which has been used in other markets.
Indians can now forward 1 WhatsApp message only five times
In its latest attempt to curb spread of misinformation, WhatsApp has launched a new forwarding limit feature.
12 'much-needed' features we want to see in WhatsApp
WhatsApp is undoubtedly the most popular instant messaging app with over 1.5bn users worldwide.
18 Jul 2018Rajasthan
This BJP MLA shows there's no age to getting educated
When, during school visits, he emphasized that studies should be taken seriously, something pinched him.
18 Jul 2018iPhone
This is how you can access WhatsApp features before others
Following reports that WhatsApp was testing two new features to be incorporated into the notifications panel, the Facebook-owned messaging service has now beta-rolled out the 'Mute' option on the notification panel.
17 Jul 2018Android
WhatsApp Android beta gets 'Mute' button for notifications panel
Following reports that WhatsApp was testing two new features to be incorporated into the notifications panel, the Facebook-owned messaging service has now rolled out the 'Mute' option on the notification panel for all users having the latest WhatsApp beta version on their Android devices.
17 Jul 2018Karnataka
'Mobocracy can't be allowed': SC seeks new laws on lynching
Taking cognizance of the alarming rise in mob lynching cases, the SC today gave the Centre and states four weeks to come up with a law on such crimes.
16 Jul 2018Technology
How to protect your WhatsApp account against hacking
Despite WhatsApp being end-to-end encrypted, it is possible for the popular chat app to be hacked.
15 Jul 2018Karnataka
Google engineer beaten to death over WhatsApp rumors in Karnataka
In yet another disturbing case of lynching, a Google engineer was assaulted to death in Bidar of Karnataka on suspicion of him being a 'child-lifter.'
15 Jul 2018iOS
WhatsApp is changing its notifications panel: Details here
WhatsApp has been on a new feature-launching spree over the last few months.
15 Jul 2018Facebook
You can now download the data WhatsApp collects on you
WhatsApp has rolled out its data portability tool in the form of a "Request Account Info" feature using which you can download a copy of all your data that the chat app has.
14 Jul 2018India
Unknown malware targets iPhones of 13 VVIPs in India
Industry-leading threat intelligence group, Cisco Talos has discovered that a malware was used in a precise, targeted manner to infect 13 iPhones in India and steal data for three years.
14 Jul 2018iOS
Ramdev's Kimbho app updated to Bolo, Patanjali says not official
The desi, 'WhatsApp-killer' messaging app Kimbho was silently updated to be called 'Bolo Messenger' by its developer, but Patanjali said that this wasn't the official rebranding and that a new version of Kimbho is still in making.