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SC issues notice to Centre on Facebook's plea to transfer case over Aadhaar-social media linking

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 20, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

Facebook seeks transfer of case on linking Aadhaar-social media; SC to hear plea on Tuesday

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 19, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

'WhatsApp from Facebook' tag added in latest beta: Report

This comes less than a week after the Facebook-owned platform started rolling out a feature called "Fingerprint lock" for its Android beta users.

Aug 19, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

WhatsApp beta for Android supports 'Fingerprint lock'

When this feature is enabled, users will have to use fingerprint to open WhatsApp.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

WhatsApp yet to fix flaws that allow messages manipulation

According to security researchers, this vulnerability could be exploited in three ways, all of which involve social engineering tactics to fool end-users.

Aug 09, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Apple to hit Facebook, other messaging apps with new curbs

To speed up phone call connections, at present, Facebook-owned apps -- Messenger and WhatsApp run a feature known as Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP), even when not in use. WhatsApp uses VoIP in part to facilitate its end-to-end encryption.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Soon, Google Assistant can read WhatsApp texts

Google Assistant has long had the option to read outs SMS messages aloud, but that has not done much good if for conversations lived in third-party apps.

Aug 06, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

WhatsApp offering 1000GB free data on its birthday a scam

Researchers from cyber security firm ESET have received a message on WhatsApp stating that the app was giving away 1000 GB of internet data to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year.

Jul 30, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Friendship Day 2019: Heartfelt SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook and text messages to wish your buddy

Celebrate the essence of friendship and enjoy the thickest bond with respect, humility, trust and love.

Jul 30, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Fears arise as WhatsApp plans Pay feature in India

The RBI guidelines say that all digital payment firms such as WhatsApp, Google Pay and others must store data locally for their businesses in the country.

Jul 26, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

WhatsApp to launch payment services in 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in April announced that the company is actively working on to launch WhatsApp Pay in India.

Jul 25, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

WhatsApp Pay likely to be rolled out in India later this year

India's digital payments industry is estimated to hit $1 trillion by 2023.

Jul 25, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Digital wallet payment service WhatsApp Pay coming to India this year

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in April announced that the company is actively working on to launch WhatsApp Pay in India.
 

Jul 25, 2019, 14:01 PM IST

Cyber attackers can manipulate your WhatsApp, Telegram media files: Symantec

The security flaw, dubbed "Media File Jacking", affected WhatsApp for Android by default, and Telegram for Android if certain features were enabled, Symantec researchers said in a blog post.

Jul 15, 2019, 20:55 PM IST

WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting encryption

WhatsApp has maintained that allowing traceability will dilute its end-to-end encryption which ensures that only the sender of the message and the recipient can see the message - not even WhatsApp itself.

Jul 11, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

Army imposes WhatsApp restrictions amid threat from Pakistani spy agencies

Amid Intelligence inputs that Pakistani spy agencies were closely monitoring and profiling defence officers, the Indian Army has asked its personnel and their families to be extra careful guidelines over the usage of WhatsApp to the personnel and their families.

Jul 08, 2019, 22:01 PM IST

Facebook, WhatsApp back in action, some users still affected

Users in India had night-long problems in sending photos, videos and voice messages on WhatsApp.

Jul 04, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

Facebook says glitches affecting across platforms resolved

"During one of our routine maintenance operations, we triggered an issue that is making it difficult for some people to upload or send photos and videos," Facebook had said.

Jul 04, 2019, 06:37 AM IST

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook facing technical glitches, media downloads not working in India

In India, while the WhatsApp chat interface and Instagram posts and stories are working just fine, it's sharing any form of media, including audio and images, which seems to be frozen.

Jul 03, 2019, 23:08 PM IST

Kavi Yudh: Watch special poetic war on side effect of Social media

This special segment of Kavi Yudh brings to you about the side effect of Social media

Jun 30, 2019, 20:58 PM IST