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WhatsApp Banned Over 2M Accounts In October: Compliance Report

WhatsApp, in its compliance report, revealed that it received 500 grievances from users in October.

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Uber To Allow Indian Users To Book Rides Through WhatsApp

The service will be available in English, Uber said, adding that Indian languages will be included in the near future.

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WhatsApp Said To Win Approval To Double Payments Offering to 40 Million Users In India

WhatsApp has almost reached its user base of 20 million for payment services, said the source, who declined to be identified as the details are private.

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WhatsApp Must Trace First Originator Of Information: Centre Defends New IT Rules In Delhi HC

The identification of the first originator pertains only to viral content relating to heinous crimes, as specified in the rule, and not identifying all users or citizens

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WhatsApp Now Allows To Join Ongoing Calls Directly From Group Chats

With this latest update, users can call a WhatsApp group and join the call directly from the group chat.

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Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp Coming Back Online After Hours Of Disruption

WhatsApp and Instagram too had taken to Twitter to inform their users about the outage.

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Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram Face Global Outage

Facebook owns photosharing platform Instagram and messaging platform, WhatsApp.

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Over 2 Million Indian Accounts Banned By Whatsapp In August: Monthly Compliance Report

The global average number of accounts that WhatsApp bans to prevent abuse on its platform is around 8 million accounts per month.

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WhatsApp Adds Rupee Symbol In Chat Composer To Ease Sending Payments

WhatsApp India Director Payments Manesh Mahatme said the company believes that true inclusion is when customers don't have to navigate their way through their phone to make a payment.

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Encryption Can't Be More Important Than Law And Order, Says MeitY Secretary

The statement comes in light of Government of India’s tussle with social media messaging platform WhatsApp where the government wants the messaging platform to trace the origin of messages which may create a law-and-order situation.

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WhatsApp Extends End-to-End Encryption To Chat Backups

At present, users have the ability to backup their WhatsApp chats through cloud based services like Google Drive and iCloud. These backups are then secured by individual cloud-based storage services and WhatsApp does not have any access to these backups.

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WhatsApp Says User Reports On Spam Do Not Undermine End-To-End Encryption

WhatsApp's clarification came in response to a report by non-profit newsroom ProPublica that said even though WhatsApp says it does not see user content, the Facebook-owned company has an extensive monitoring operation and regularly shares personal information with prosecutors.

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Centre Stays Adamant On Traceability Issue

The Ministry of Electronics & IT contends that traceability has nothing to do with end-to-end encryption and the instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp should come up with a solution to trace the origin of messages which may create a law and order issue.

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3 Mn Indian Accounts Banned By Whatsapp Between Jun 16-Jul 31

The new IT rules - which came into effect on May 26 require large digital platforms (with over 5 million users) to publish compliance reports every month, mentioning the details of complaints received and action taken.

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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.

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