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Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation

The apps were suspended pending a thorough investigation into whether they misused any data, said Ime Archibong, Facebook`s vice president of product partnerships.

May 14, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Now book tickets, order food directly from Instagram

Now book tickets, order food directly from Instagram

With "Instagram Direct" and by adding these buttons to their profile, businesses would help customers connect with the third-party partners from the platform.

May 10, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
New message bug crashes WhatsApp, Android devices

New message bug crashes WhatsApp, Android devices

Such messages or "message bombs" are not new and not limited to Android. Even iMessage is not immune to bugs that could send the app crashing.

May 07, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
WhatsApp rolling out group calling features, stickers soon

WhatsApp rolling out group calling features, stickers soon

Mark Zuckerberg promised new services that bring people together in meaningful new ways across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus.

May 02, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
WhatsApp rolls out Restrict Group feature for admins

WhatsApp rolls out Restrict Group feature for admins

The "Restrict Group" feature, first spotted in last December, adds "Privacy settings" in the group.

May 01, 2018, 13:16 PM IST
WhatsApp users can download account information and settings: Here's how to do

WhatsApp users can download account information and settings: Here's how to do

Examples of this information includes the user's profile photo and group names.

Apr 30, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
WhatsApp Business app has over 3 million users: Facebook

WhatsApp Business app has over 3 million users: Facebook

WhatsApp Business, a standalone app separate from the other version of WhatsApp used by 1.5 billion people, was launched in January for Android users in six countries including India, Indonesia,

Apr 27, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
Snapchat to redesign its app again: Report

Snapchat to redesign its app again: Report

The new design is being tested for the app that would move the user's "friends' stories" alongside the "celebrity content" in the "Discover" section once again.

Apr 27, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Are you 16 years old? WhatsApp raises minimum age to use the service in Europe

Are you 16 years old? WhatsApp raises minimum age to use the service in Europe

It is however not clear as to how the messaging app will ascertain the age of the users.

Apr 25, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Will take action if apps violate our policies: Google

Will take action if apps violate our policies: Google

The report said that these apps could be illegally monitoring children's behaviour online.

Apr 18, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
WhatsApp now allows Android users to download deleted media files: Reports

WhatsApp now allows Android users to download deleted media files: Reports

The deleted media files range from images, videos, GIFs and even voice messages.

Apr 16, 2018, 14:44 PM IST
Instagram testing Nametag, clone of Snapchat's Snapcode

Instagram testing Nametag, clone of Snapchat's Snapcode

Instagram recently introduced a "@mention" sticker for iOS users.

Apr 11, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
WhatsApp sharing your payments data with third-party including Facebook?

WhatsApp sharing your payments data with third-party including Facebook?

WhatsApp said that it receives information when the messaging app provides Payments services to users.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
Snapchat brings back 'reverse chronological order'

Snapchat brings back 'reverse chronological order'

Snapchat had claimed to notice a growth improvment after the roll out of the modified version in Q4 2017.

Apr 09, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
WhatsApp releases new update for iPhone users: All you want to know

WhatsApp releases new update for iPhone users: All you want to know

Users with devices running iOS 7.0 or more can download the update.

Apr 03, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Reliance JioPhones likely to get WhatsApp soon

Reliance JioPhones likely to get WhatsApp soon

After stopping support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone 8, the Facebook-owned messaging platform is focusing to develop the app for this platform, providing an app for JioPhones.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
WhatsApp group description now available for Android, iPhone users

WhatsApp group description now available for Android, iPhone users

The description can be 512-characters long.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
WhatsApp bringing major change to its app – Know how it will impact you

WhatsApp bringing major change to its app – Know how it will impact you

A stable release for Android and iOS is expected to follow soon.

Mar 12, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
Not just 7 minutes, now you have over an hour to delete your WhatsApp message

Not just 7 minutes, now you have over an hour to delete your WhatsApp message

Deleting messages for everyone allows you to delete specific messages you have sent to either a group or an individual chat.

Mar 06, 2018, 07:24 AM IST
You can't send money yet via WhatsApp in India

You can't send money yet via WhatsApp in India

The feature is currently in beta but has not been publicly announced because it is not widely available at this moment.

Feb 13, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

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