History is repeating itself, and Govt. of India has once again been defeated by advocates of user privacy and encryption. Whatsapp has flatly refused to comply with Govt.’s demand to trace the origin of any message, and this has indeed…
Linkedin, World’s largest social media for professionals have just released their ‘Linkedin Power Profiles’ ranking for 2018 in India. This is the list of most viewed Linkedin profiles in a given year, and the people featured there are…
It seems that there has been some confusion and chaos regarding Whatsapp data, its backup process on Google Drive, and the validity of that backup after November 12, 2018.
People have been killed due to fake messages, and hatred originating from Whatsapp users, and Govt. of India had made their position clear on this.
After a debacle, Patanjali is again bringing back its much-hopeful Kimbho app. The Patanjali social messaging app Kimbho is re-launching on August 27 to take on the likes of WhatsApp, Hike and Facebook.
2018 is very different for WhatsApp compared to its other operating years. From commercialising WhatsApp Business to announcing in-app Ads, the Facebook-owned company has changed much in the last couple of years.
As per Comscore, Facebook’s monthly page visits have decreased from 8.5 billion to 4.7 billion per month, and this has caused them to lose the #2 spot to Youtube.
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.
On the other side, another Facebook-owned company Instagram has launched a new TV feature to compete against Google-backed YouTube. The Instagram TV is called IGTV and the company will now allow all the users to upload videos on IGTV of up…