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Immediately update your WhatsApp as bug installs spyware – Here's how to upgrade

Following the malicious spyware attack, Facebook-owned company has urged its 1.5 billion global users to upgrade to the latest version of  WhatsApp.

May 15, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

"We are constantly working alongside industry partners to provide the latest security enhancements to help protect our users."

May 14, 2019, 14:55 PM IST

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

It said the spyware was developed by Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group.

May 14, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Payment service will be launched only after complying with RBI norms: WhatsApp to SC

WhatsApp reportedly has over 200 million users in India and almost one million people are "testing" its payments service.

May 03, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

WhatsApp to deny private chat screenshots: Report

The new feature comes as part of a plethora of security changes that the app has been working on and introducing, keeping in line with the app`s commitment to user-privacy.

Apr 24, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again after outages

However, Facebook did not specify the cause or scope of the outages. 

Apr 14, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram down for users worldwide

Hashtags, including #FacebookDown, #whatsappdown and #instagramdown are trending globally on Twitter. 

Apr 14, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

WhatsApp now lets users send 30 audio files at once

Previously, users were only allowed to send one audio file at a time on a WhatsApp chat thread.

Apr 10, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

WhatsApp launches fact-check service to fight fake news during Lok Sabha election

WhatsApp said in a statement it was working with local startup Proto to classify messages sent to the service by users as true, false, misleading or disputed. 

Apr 03, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Nokia's banana feature phone gets WhatsApp

The slider banana 4G feature phone is designed with intuitive tactile mechanics with slide to answer and end calls as well as a helicopter-style spin on its axis.

Apr 03, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Why WhatsApp won't trace origin of message in India

WhatsApp is removing over two million accounts per month for bulk or automated behaviour -- over 75 per cent without a recent user report.

Mar 27, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp outages continue for some users across the globe

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some users around the world were facing trouble in accessing its widely used Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook apps, making it one of the longest outages the company has suffered in the recent past.

Mar 14, 2019, 09:07 AM IST

WhatsApp bans users from using third-party app versions: All you need to know

Modified app versions like WhatsApp Plus and GB WhatsApp will be banned.

Mar 12, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Parliamentary panel asks FB, WhatsApp to tackle fake news, engage more with ECI

The panel asked the social media companies to tackle fake news and engage more with the poll panel.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Husband gave me triple talaq via WhatsApp, claims Madhya Pradesh woman

The Union Cabinet Tuesday gave its nod to re-issue the contentious Triple Talaq ordinance that makes the practice of instant triple talaq by Muslim men a penal offence.

Feb 20, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

Group invitation on WhatsApp may soon require your permission

The feature gives power to users to accept or decline group invitations.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Mobile Reporter: WhatsApp group 'Raju Ki Chaupal' helps people in need

This WhatsApp group 'Raju Ki Chaupal' helps people in need and also help them in getting government help. Watch video:

Feb 09, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

WhatsApp may stop working in India in its current form if this new norm kicks in

With over 200 million monthly active users, India is WhatsApp's biggest market in the world. Globally, the platform has over 1.5 billion users.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

WhatsApp removing 2 million suspicious accounts a month

According to the company, these efforts are particularly important during elections where certain groups may attempt to send messages at scale.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:52 AM IST

Whatsapp says Indian political parties abuse its service, warns of ban against misuse

"We are trying to be very clear going into elections that there is abuse of Whatsapp and we are very working very hard to identify and prevent it as soon as possible," he said.

Feb 07, 2019, 09:06 AM IST