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WhatsApp to add encrypted backups for messages

WhatsApp will only know that a key exists in an HSM, not the key itself or the associated password to unlock it

11 Sep 2021 2:44 PM

WhatsApp may soon get quick message reactions like Messenger

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on bringing reactions to its platform

30 Aug 2021 1:40 PM

Delhi HC asks Centre to respond to pleas by FB, WhatsApp challenging IT Rules

The pleas have challenged the new rules on the grounds that they violate the right to privacy and are unconstitutional

27 Aug 2021 1:30 PM

COVID-19 vaccine slots can now be booked via WhatsApp

One needs to send 'Book Slot' to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp, verify and then follow the requisite steps

24 Aug 2021 1:22 PM

WhatsApp will now allow chat history transfers between iOS, Android

This feature will cover all transfers between iOS and Android phones, though it's unclear when it'll be available for all devices

11 Aug 2021 11:11 PM

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WhatsApp launches 'View Once' feature

The feature will delete photos or videos from users' chats after they have been opened by the recipient

04 Aug 2021 5:56 PM

WhatsApp to soon allow users transfer chat history from iOS to Android

Users could migrate their chat history from iOS to Android by using a 'Switch to Android' on the App Store

31 Jul 2021 2:53 PM

Delhi High Court to hear pleas of Facebook, WhatsApp challenging IT Rules in August

The new IT Rules, 2021 were announced by the government on February 25

30 Jul 2021 1:24 PM

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on plea challenging new IT Rules

Granting time to the Centre to file its counter affidavit, the court listed the plea for further hearing on September 13

22 Jul 2021 1:19 PM

WhatsApp to let users join group calls after they start

This new feature means you'll be able to join a call with your friends and family when you're ready

20 Jul 2021 12:54 PM

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WhatsApp introduces multi-device support for its beta testers

WhatsApp has been developing this feature for quite some time and this new development by the platform is currently limited public beta test

16 Jul 2021 10:04 AM

WhatsApp rolls out disappearing messages feature to iOS beta users

The feature has already rolled to WhatsApp beta testers on Android

13 Jul 2021 7:17 PM

Won't compel users to accept new privacy policy, WhatsApp tells Delhi High Court

Whatsapp also clarified that it would not limit the functionality for users who are not opting for new privacy policy

09 Jul 2021 1:02 PM

WhatsApp, NSDC launch Digital Skill Champions Programme

India has about 15 million monthly users of its business app in India, and more than 50 million users globally

24 Jun 2021 4:32 PM

HC refuses to stay CCI notice to Facebook, WhatsApp in privacy policy matter

The high court had on May 6 issued notices on the appeals and asked the Centre to respond to it

23 Jun 2021 4:26 PM

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Facebook, WhatsApp urge Delhi HC to stay CCI notice in privacy policy matter

A vacation bench of Justices Anup Jairam Bhambhani and Jasmeet Singh said it will pass an order on the application

21 Jun 2021 2:46 PM

Google, FB, WhatsApp share details with IT Ministry; Twitter yet to follow

On Thursday, the row over Twitter's handling of certain messages had escalated into an all-out war of words

29 May 2021 9:51 AM

New social media guidelines faulty: Experts

Cybersecurity experts say that the government guidelines are half-baked

27 May 2021 12:00 AM

WhatsApp sues Indian govt, says new media rules mean end to privacy

The WhatsApp complaint cites a 2017 Supreme Court ruling supporting privacy in a case known as Puttaswamy

26 May 2021 10:55 AM

No deadline for whatsapp privacy policy

A WhatsApp spokesperson said that no accounts will be deleted on May 15 for not accepting the policy update

08 May 2021 12:17 AM

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