Meanwhile, we will share 4 features from Whatsapp, which have been developed to stop the spread of fake news and hatred messages.
In one of the strongest moves to block fake news, and hatred messages online, Govt. of India has sought methods and procedures to block Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram and other online services.
Whatsapp has announced that their API or Application Programming Interface would be now available for businesses, and MakeMyTrip would be their first customer in India.
In a blog post, Whatsapp has announced that from now, users will be allowed to forward only 5 messages - This can be forwarded to 5 groups, or 5 users.
Facebook, which is World’s largest social network has now shared some interesting details related to #FIFAWC2018 - like which players were the most talked about, which team was the favourite and what football fans did on their platform.
There are a lot of theories surrounding the reason behind the immense popularity of emojis all over the world, and analysts have explained psychological and emotional reasons behind it.
In the last 24 hours, two very important things have happened: Whatsapp has rolled out their forward message label for all users, and published full page advertisements across leading newspapers to create more awareness.
This new feature will not send any information to any external servers, and will check the authenticity of the link shared via their internal database.
It seems Whatsapp is indeed serious about this activity, and they have taken some concrete steps to solve this major social problem. Will it work?
In a strongly worded letter addressed to WhatsApp, Ministry of Electronics and IT has asked WhatsApp to make sure that such fake, hateful messages are not spread. Or in other words, Whatsapp should stop this.
Wall Street Journal has claimed that Google is still reportedly allowing the users to access Gmail accounts. These are the third-party app developers who have access to scan through Gmail accounts.
The popular social messaging platform has been facing tough competition from Telegram messaging app, which is famous for massive groups and its group-centric features.
The stunning increase in revenue of Instagram platform will help Facebook to cross $10 billion revenue in the next 12 month, as it will have 16% share in the overall revenue of the company.
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