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Whatsapp Group Can Now Have 1024 Members; New Communities Feature Launched
WhatsApp users can now enjoy a brand new feature- Communities. Contents Objective This provides a way to organize multiple group chats so that the discussion in individual groups remains focused on its own topic, but members can easily switch between topics. This is designed in order to help organizations, clubs, schools and other private groups […]
Banned Twitter Profiles Won’t Be Allowed To Return, Says Elon Musk; Proper Process Will Be Established First
Twitter owner Elon Musk said Wednesday that it will take “a few more weeks” before any banned accounts — including that of Donald Trump — are restored on the platform. Twitter users have been waiting in anticipation as to whether Musk will reinstate Trump who was kicked out for his role in inciting last year’s […]
Cyberattack Had Crashed Whatsapp In India? Govt Will Investigate Whatsapp Outage
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is looking into the 2-hour long WhatsApp global outage that affected users worldwide on October 25. Contents Historic disruption Due to this users were unable to send messages, share photos and videos on the app. The disruption began around 12 noon. Experts say this was the longest blackout […]
54% Indians Trust News Received On Whatsapp; 41% Indians Trust News On Facebook – Oxford Study
A Reuters study has found that the Indian population is more trusting of news on WhatsApp. Contents About the study The study was titled ‘The Trust Gap: How and Why News on Digital Platforms Is Viewed More Sceptically Versus News in General’ It analysed responses of citizens in India, Brazil, the United Kingdom and United […]
Supreme Court Asks Govt: Is There Any Protocol For Internet Shutdowns?
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea alleging arbitrary internet shutdowns in Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal. Contents Arbitrary and disproportionate It wants to know whether there is any protocol in such events. The petition filed by Software Freedom Law Centre argued that such administrative decisions are […]
Rs 20 Lakh Penalty For Indian Social Media Influencers? Govt Drafts Rules For Social Media Influencers!
The government will soon issue guidelines for social media influencers which would make it compulsory for them to declare their association with the product they endorse. The Department of Consumer Affairs is involved with this, creating dos and don’ts for them. Contents What’s the issue? Social media influencers are those that have large followers on […]
Twitter’s Edit Tweet Button Coming Soon! Testing Of Edit Feature Starts..
Twitter is testing an Edit Tweet feature which will let users make changes to their Tweet after it’s posted. After initial testing it will be expanded to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks. Contents What is Edit Tweet? The feature gives users a short period of time to do things like fix typos, add […]
Whatsapp Banned 23 Lakh Indians In 30 Days! Never Do This Or Else You Can Be Banned Too
WhatsApp has published its monthly report for the month of July. Contents Figures highest this fiscal It reported that it banned 23,87,000 bad accounts between 1st July 2022 and 31st July 2022. 1,416,000 of these were proactively banned, before any reports from users. The July numbers are the highest seen so far in the current […]
WhatsApp Message Deleted By Accident? These Users Can Undo Deletion!
WhatsApp is working on several new features, one of which is an undo feature to recover messages deleted by mistake. It released the “undo delete messages” feature to some beta users on WhatsApp beta for Android. It is now releasing the same on iOS beta. Contents How it works With this update users will be […]
Twitter Users With Verified Phone Numbers Will Get A Special, New Tag! How Will It Work?
Twitter is reportedly testing a different method to help people identify genuine accounts. Contents How it would appear With this a new tag will be displayed in the user’s profile if they have chosen to verify their phone number. A small label would appear at the bottom of profiles of the users with verified phone […]
VLC Media Player Banned In India! Chinese Hacking Attacks Is The Reason? How To Download VLC Media Player In India?
VLC Media Player, one of India’s most popular media players across multiple platforms is reportedly banned in the country. Contents Among other banned Chinese apps? A user named Gagandeep Sapra tweeted that when users try to open the VLC Media Player website in India, a message reading “The website has been blocked as per order […]
1-Year Prison For Online Insults In This Country: Never Do This Online
Japan has introduced tough penalties for those who cyberbully someone. Cyberbullying consists of sending messages to someone with insults or threats. Contents New and tougher rules The crime will now be punishable by a prison term of up to one year or a monetary penalty of up to $2,200 (¥300,000). The time under the statute […]
Whatsapp Users Can Soon Use Animated Avatars During Video Calls: Find Out How It Will Work?
WhatsApp is working on an emoji-inspired avatar for video calls. Contents Catching up to rivals There have been several reports in recent times about the app working on one feature por another. With the avatars, it may be trying to compete with virtual workspace apps like Zoom, Google workspace. There are a number of features […]
Use Gmail Without Internet! Offline Gmail Functionality Goes Live: Find Out How You Can Use Gmail Without Internet
The Internet has become an inseparable part of our daily life as now we get access to everything online right from ordering foods, clothes, appliances, etc. to managing your finances digitally, working, or even messaging on social media platforms. But how about getting access, that too without even using the internet. Contents Gmail Offline Yes […]
VPNs, 3rd Party Cloud Banned For All Govt Employees: Here’s The Reason Why? (Everything You Need To Know..)
Some virtual private network (VPN) service providers have announced that they will remove servers from India. They include Surfshark and ExpressVPN and NordVPN. The reason behind the move comes from India’s cyber agency Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) which issued directives pertaining to VPNs. Contents What does government’s new VPN rules say The norms have […]
Whatsapp’ Big Privacy Push: Users Can Now Select Who Can See Last Seen, About & Profile Photo
WhatsApp is rolling out new privacy settings that would allow users to hide their profile photos, last seen, and About info from specific people in their contacts lists. This is now available on both iPhone and Android devices. Contents What’s New? Prior to this there were three privacy options for your profile photo, last seen, […]
RIP Internet Explorer: Microsoft Shuts Down Internet Explorer After 27 Long Years | What Next?
It’s the end of an era- the Internet Explorer (IE) browser hangs up its boots today, June 15, 2022. Microsoft is pulling support and will instead redirect users to the 2015-born Microsoft Edge browser. Contents Brief Background It appeared on computer monitors in 1995. It enjoyed consistent popularity since then, initially overtaking and leaving the […]
Whatsapp Allows Seamless Transfer Of Chat History From Android To iPhone: Find Out How?
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that WhatsApp users will now have the ability to transfer their chat history from Android to iPhone. Aside from chat history, users can also transfer photos, videos and voice messages. Earlier, users could only transfer chats the other way (from iPhone to Android). The feature is rolling out in […]
Big Update For 50 Crore Indian Whatsapp Users: Soon, Edit Your Message, After Sending It!
WhatsApp is testing a feature which will add an edit button and allow users to edit their messages after sending them. There is no dedicated edit option currently- once sent, the message can only be deleted. As always, Wabetainfo, the website that tracks all the WhatsApp-related developments, broke the news first. Contents Second Attempt WhatsApp […]
Whatsapp Testing Silent Exit From Groups: You Can Exit & No One Will Come To Know About Your Exit!
WhatsApp has turned its focus on groups and communities and on making sure that sharing content and leaving group chats is easier. WABetaInfo reports that a future update will allow users to exit a group and only the group admins will know. Contents No More Banner Announcing Exit So with this, there will no longer […]
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