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Indian E-Commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Naspers-Led Funding

The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.

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Supreme Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules

WhatsApp has a California-based grievance officer who handles India-related issues. Current Indian rules do not mandate a tech company to have such an executive stationed in the country - a rule the government wants to change.

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WhatsApp Unveils 'Tipline' To Tackle Fake News

"Launched by PROTO, an India-based media skilling startup, the tipline will help create a database of rumours to study misinformation during elections for Checkpoint - a research project commissioned and technically assisted by WhatsApp," the Facebook-owned company said in a statement.

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Fake News Alert: Has WhatsApp Warned Users To Remove Their Display Pictures As ISIS Intends To Misuse It?

A message went viral on WhatsApp claiming that ISIS intends to misuse the profile pictures of users and WhatsApp's CEO urges users to remove their display images.

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India Antitrust Watchdog Probes Accusations That Google Abused Android

The European Commission found Google had abused its market dominance since 2011 with practices such as forcing manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and its Chrome browser, together with its Google Play app store on Android devices.

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WhatsApp Hires Ezetap's Abhijit Bose To Be Its India Head

Bose’s appointment is the first time WhatsApp has created a country head role anywhere in the world.

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Facebook's WhatsApp Names Ezetap Co-Founder Abhijit Bose As India Head

Bose, the co-founder and chief executive of mobile payments firm Ezetap, is the first-ever country head for the messaging platform, WhatsApp said in a statement

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Facebook Hack Update: Personal Data From 30M Accounts Stolen

Facebook product management vice president Guy Rosen on Friday said the cyber attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook's code that existed between July 2017 and September 2018

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WhatsApp Hits The Road With Skits To Stamp Out Fake News In India

The event is part of a major grassroots effort by WhatsApp to battle fake news, which has triggered numerous lynchings in a country where 200 million people use the service, more than anywhere else in the world

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Internet Group Backs 'National' Data Privacy Approach

The Internet Association, a group representing more than 40 major internet and technology firms including Netflix Inc, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc, said, “internet companies support an economy-wide, national approach to regulation that protects the privacy of all Americans."

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WhatsApp Expands Radio Campaign to Curb Fake News To 10 More Indian States

The Facebook-owned company has been on an overdrive after it faced severe criticism from the government over circulation of fake news on its platform that incited multiple incidents of mob lynching across the country

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Building Traceability Will Undermine End-To-End Encryption: WhatsApp

Emphasising that people use its platform for all kinds of "sensitive conversations", the Facebook-owned company said the focus is on educating people about misinformation

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WhatsApp To Clamp Down On 'Sinister' Messages In India: IT minister

False messages circulated on WhatsApp have led to a series of mob beatings across the country this year

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Double Check Facts Of Forwarded Messages: WhatsApp Cautions Users

WhatsApp is expanding its user education campaign on how to spot fake news and hoaxes. It is publishing a new video that explains the importance of the "forward" label and calls users to double check the facts when they are not sure who created the original message

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WhatsApp Assures EC Of Steps To Prevent Its Misuse Ahead Of Polls

“WhatsApp recently engaged with the Election Commission and political organisers in India to discuss best practices for using WhatsApp — as well as how to prevent misuse ahead of the election next year," said a WhatsApp spokesperson

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