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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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Delhi HC To Hear In Oct Appeals Of FB, Whatsapp In Privacy Policy Matter

The case relates to the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp against a single judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe CCI ordered into the instant messaging app's new privacy policy.

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Delhi HC Asks Centre To Respond To Pleas By Facebook, Whatsapp Challenging New IT Rules

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice and asked the Centre through the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to file a reply to the petition as well as application to stay the implementation of the Rules.

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Users Can Now Book Vaccination Appointments On Whatsapp

MyGov and WhatsApp had introduced the ability for users to download vaccine certificates from the chatbot; and so far, over 32 lakh certificates have been downloaded by users across the country.

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Now Book Vaccine Slots On WhatsApp

If you’ve already been vaccinated, you can also download your vaccine certificate on the same helpline.

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WhatsApp Rolls Out View Once Feature

To use the view once feature, the sender would need to tap the '1' button beside the Send button before sending the image/video.

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