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Social media misuse: Supreme Court gives Centre three weeks for timeframe for regulations

Social media misuse: Supreme Court gives Centre three weeks for timeframe for regulations

Noting that social media misuse has taken a “dangerous turn”, the Supreme Court (SC) today – Tuesday, Sep 24 – asked the Centre to...
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In battle against fake news, WhatsApp launches fact-check feature

Following up on Facebook taking down hundreds of pages for ‘inauthentic behaviour’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, another of its companies WhatsApp launched...
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WhatsApp to launch ‘reverse image search’ feature, will help in handling fake news

In another step to limit the spread of fake news and hoaxes, widely used messaging platform WhatsApp is preparing to launch a ‘reverse image...
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WhatsApp Stops working, over a billion users affected worldwide

WhatsApp Messenger, the widely used messaging app owned by facebook, faced a global outage on Tuesday night. Many users were unable to send and...
Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message origin

Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message...

Whatsapp has rejected Modi government’s demand for making software to trace origin of a message on its platform, said media reports. The response has prompted...
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Govt asks WhatsApp to set up local entity, grievance system in India

Union information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said WhatsApp has assured the Indian government that it would develop tools to combat the...
WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is testing a new feature to limit the spread of fake news and misinformation on the platform by setting a forwarding limit on...
“Parties should refrain from exploiting lynching for votes”

“Parties should refrain from exploiting lynching for votes”

Panellists feel that intelligence and security agencies need to act faster to check social media-triggered rumours and violence A 32-year-old software engineer was beaten to...
Mob kills IT Engineer for fake WhatsApp rumour in Karnataka

Mob kills IT Engineer for fake WhatsApp rumour in Karnataka

In gruesome mob frenzy a 32-year-old software engineer was beaten to death and three others, one of them a Qatari national, were seriously injured...
Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday, July 13, said that Modi government’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data is...
Whatsapp Fake News

To fight Fake News WhatsApp rolls out ‘Forwarded’ label for messages; not enough, say...

As a first step to fight circulation of fake news, WhatsApp has started introducing a label to help users identify forwarded messages. Essentially, it...
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WhatsApp tries to fight India’s Fake News problem, takes out full page newspaper ads

Days after government apprised it of the violence sparked by rumours spread over its instant messaging platform, WhatsApp, which had promised to take what...
With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

Responding to Government of India missive asking it to take urgent steps to contain the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages” through its platform,...
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Army warns its personnel of Whatsapp hacking by Chinese

The Indian army on Sunday warned that the Chinese are using WhatsApp to hack into systems in India. The caution comes months after the...
CBI busts “global racket” involved in WhatsApp-based child pornography

CBI busts “global racket” involved in WhatsApp-based child pornography

While the said WhatsApp group, named “KidsXXX”, have five administrators and 119 members, the main accused – identified as Nikhil Verma – has been...

‘Good Morning’ messages in India cluttering smartphones, filling up Internet

A Wall Street Journal report pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also plays a major role in creating the increasing jam in World...
Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

No official explanation was given by Facebook Inc. for the temporary outage of its messaging service; company said it was examining the cause of...

Deoband’s absurd fatwa: posting photos on social media un-Islamic

Darul Uloom Deoband, India’s largest Islamic seminary, says Muslims – men and women alike – should not post their pictures on social media sites An...
After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

The new feature is already made available in Android phones and Apple iPhones, and can be accessed in the updated version of WhatsApp. Modifying its...
JioPhone may feature a special version of Whatsapp: Report

JioPhone may feature a special version of Whatsapp: Report

The 4G feature phone which already comes bundled with Jio’s own suite of apps is looking to tap Whatsapp’s 200 million user base by...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader sacked for calling Rahul Gandhi ‘Pappu’ in WhatsApp chat

The Congress party has removed its Meerut district president Vinay Pradhan from all party positions for allegedly using the phrase ‘Pappu’ while praising party...
Protestors at Marina Beach, Chennai, demanding that the ban on jallikattu be lifted. Photos: UNI

Jallikattu: Political rumblings on the Marina?

Making sense of mass protests against the ban on jallikattu SS Kumar The jallikattu protests animating Tamil Nadu over the last week are not really about...

'WhatsApp' - 22 News Results

Social media misuse: Supreme Court gives Centre three weeks for timeframe for regulations

Social media misuse: Supreme Court gives Centre three weeks for timeframe for regulations

Noting that social media misuse has taken a “dangerous turn”, the Supreme Court (SC) today – Tuesday, Sep 24 – asked the Centre to...
WhatsApp Fake News

In battle against fake news, WhatsApp launches fact-check feature

Following up on Facebook taking down hundreds of pages for ‘inauthentic behaviour’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, another of its companies WhatsApp launched...
WhatsAPP

WhatsApp to launch ‘reverse image search’ feature, will help in handling fake news

In another step to limit the spread of fake news and hoaxes, widely used messaging platform WhatsApp is preparing to launch a ‘reverse image...
Whatsapp

WhatsApp Stops working, over a billion users affected worldwide

WhatsApp Messenger, the widely used messaging app owned by facebook, faced a global outage on Tuesday night. Many users were unable to send and...
Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message origin

Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message...

Whatsapp has rejected Modi government’s demand for making software to trace origin of a message on its platform, said media reports. The response has prompted...
WhatsApp

Govt asks WhatsApp to set up local entity, grievance system in India

Union information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said WhatsApp has assured the Indian government that it would develop tools to combat the...
WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is testing a new feature to limit the spread of fake news and misinformation on the platform by setting a forwarding limit on...
“Parties should refrain from exploiting lynching for votes”

“Parties should refrain from exploiting lynching for votes”

Panellists feel that intelligence and security agencies need to act faster to check social media-triggered rumours and violence A 32-year-old software engineer was beaten to...
Mob kills IT Engineer for fake WhatsApp rumour in Karnataka

Mob kills IT Engineer for fake WhatsApp rumour in Karnataka

In gruesome mob frenzy a 32-year-old software engineer was beaten to death and three others, one of them a Qatari national, were seriously injured...
Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday, July 13, said that Modi government’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data is...
Whatsapp Fake News

To fight Fake News WhatsApp rolls out ‘Forwarded’ label for messages; not enough, say...

As a first step to fight circulation of fake news, WhatsApp has started introducing a label to help users identify forwarded messages. Essentially, it...
WhatsApp

WhatsApp tries to fight India’s Fake News problem, takes out full page newspaper ads

Days after government apprised it of the violence sparked by rumours spread over its instant messaging platform, WhatsApp, which had promised to take what...
With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

Responding to Government of India missive asking it to take urgent steps to contain the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages” through its platform,...
Whatsapp Hack

Army warns its personnel of Whatsapp hacking by Chinese

The Indian army on Sunday warned that the Chinese are using WhatsApp to hack into systems in India. The caution comes months after the...
CBI busts “global racket” involved in WhatsApp-based child pornography

CBI busts “global racket” involved in WhatsApp-based child pornography

While the said WhatsApp group, named “KidsXXX”, have five administrators and 119 members, the main accused – identified as Nikhil Verma – has been...

‘Good Morning’ messages in India cluttering smartphones, filling up Internet

A Wall Street Journal report pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also plays a major role in creating the increasing jam in World...
Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

Day after WhatsApp outage, now Facebook’s Messenger goes down

No official explanation was given by Facebook Inc. for the temporary outage of its messaging service; company said it was examining the cause of...

Deoband’s absurd fatwa: posting photos on social media un-Islamic

Darul Uloom Deoband, India’s largest Islamic seminary, says Muslims – men and women alike – should not post their pictures on social media sites An...
After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

After Facebook Messenger, Telegram, now WhatsApp allows users to ‘Share Live Location’

The new feature is already made available in Android phones and Apple iPhones, and can be accessed in the updated version of WhatsApp. Modifying its...
JioPhone may feature a special version of Whatsapp: Report

JioPhone may feature a special version of Whatsapp: Report

The 4G feature phone which already comes bundled with Jio’s own suite of apps is looking to tap Whatsapp’s 200 million user base by...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader sacked for calling Rahul Gandhi ‘Pappu’ in WhatsApp chat

The Congress party has removed its Meerut district president Vinay Pradhan from all party positions for allegedly using the phrase ‘Pappu’ while praising party...
Protestors at Marina Beach, Chennai, demanding that the ban on jallikattu be lifted. Photos: UNI

Jallikattu: Political rumblings on the Marina?

Making sense of mass protests against the ban on jallikattu SS Kumar The jallikattu protests animating Tamil Nadu over the last week are not really about...

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