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Arrests after India mob lynches man over WhatsApp child abduction rumour
Indian police said Sunday they have arrested 25 people after a man was killed by a mob in the country's latest lynching over suspicion of child kidnapping sparked by rumours on WhatsApp.
Say Goodbye To Annoying WhatsApp Broadcast Messages
You can now say goodbye to annoying broadcast messages from your friends on WhatsApp, as WhatsApp just introduced a new feature designed to help its users identify the origin of information that they receive in the messaging app. Finally, a forwarded WhatsApp message will include an indicator that marks it as forwarded. This may seem like a…
India warns WhatsApp over abuse of platform
The Indian government directed WhatsApp, a messaging service, to immediately contain spread of fake, motivated and sensational messages in wake of recent killings of innocent people in the country, a government spokesman said Wednesday.
‘Govt should diversify economy, intensify efforts in adoption of tech tools to boost sector’s growth’
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Uganda imposes controversial ‘WhatsApp tax’ for social media users
The Ugandan parliament on Thursday passed a law imposing a tax on people using mobile social media networks in an attempt to increase revenue, but rights groups say the levy is actually aimed at silencing dissent.
WhatsApp bans European under-16s from using app
WhatsApp has raised its minimum age for users in the European Union to 16 years, as the bloc prepares for a new online privacy law to come into force next month.
Concerns for banks as WhatsApp adds payment
Whatsapp has introduced payments to its messaging app in India, making it the latest service to let users transfer money to one another with a text. After the pilot in India, this peer-to-peer payments, would be available in Nigeria and other African countries and it will have profound effect on banks already hemorrhaging from revenue…
WhatsApp launches new service to target SMEs
Social media platform, WhatsApp has launched a new service, WhatsApp Business, aimed at small businesses that have thus far been using their accounts, a move that brings it closer to monetising its free platform.
Whatsapp To Stop Working On Some Phones From January 1st
You may have to buy another smartphone if your phone falls into Whatsapp's affected phone type. On New Year's day, Whatsapp will cease to provide support for some smartphones. What this means is that phone users won't be able to update to newer versions or enjoy new features of the software. The affected smartphones include…
WhatsApp might not work on your phone from December 31
Facebook-owned mobile messaging app, WhatsApp will stop working on a number of platforms from December 31, the company has confirmed. The messaging app will drop support for ‘BlackBerry OS’, ‘BlackBerry 10’, ‘Windows Phone 8.0’ and older platforms, from December 31, 2017, according to an express.co.uk report published on Monday. “We will no longer actively develop…