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Deepika Padukone steps down as MAMI chairperson | India records 1,68,912 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 904 deaths | Maharastra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets Covid-19 task force, no decision on lockdown so far | Telangana writes to Centre flagging Covid-19 vaccine shortage | UP govt restricts gatherings at religious places amid Covid surge

Users of WhatsApp, Instagram face global outage for more than 30 minutes

New Delhi/IBNS: WhatsApp and Instagram users globally have reported outages to the services on Friday.

Supreme Court pulls up WhatsApp over privacy policy

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the social media giant Facebook and its messaging app, WhatsApp over privacy policy.

Supreme Court pulls up Facebook, WhatsApp over privacy policy

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the social media giant Facebook and its messaging app, WhatsApp over privacy policy, saying, "You may be $ 2-3 trillion company but people's privacy is more valuable for them and it is our duty to protect their privacy."

WhatsApp to introduce additional biometric security feature for desktop users

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Messaging mobile App WhatsApp on Thursday said it will be bringing a biometric security feature for users who want to link their account with a computer.

Users are free to remove WhatsApp if concerned about their data: Delhi High Court

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi High Court on Monday remarked that WhatsApp is a private app and the users are free to remove the application from their phone and move to another platform if they are not agreeing with its terms and conditions while hearing a petition against the messaging apps' new privacy policy.

WhatsApp privacy debate: Signal sees unprecedented downloads after Elon Musk tweet

Instant messaging app Signal, which was a favourite amongst a niche audience, has witnessed an unprecedented increase in downloads in the last two days after a simple, two-word tweet from SpaceX founder Elon Musk.

Will do 100 sit-ups if one can prove West Bengal government said no to Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Lashing out at the IT cell of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without taking its name, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would do 100 sit-ups in front of people if it can be proved that her government said no to Durga Puja, as claimed by a message circulated on WhatsApp.

Coronavirus impact : Assam government asks teachers to teach students through WhatsApp

Guwahati/IBNS: After shutting down all educational institutions in the state as a preventive measure to check spread of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Assam government has instructed teachers to teach their students through WhatsApp.

Coronavirus: Four detained for forwarding misleading WhatsApp post in Kolhapur

Kolhapur/UNI: Four persons have been detained for allegedly spreading rumour on WhatsApp regarding the COVID-19 cases, police said here on Thursday.

Several netizens report they are unable to share photos, GIFs, stickers on Whatsapp

New York/IBNS: Several Whatsapp users reported on Sunday that they were unable to share multimedia including photos, videos and GIFs.

Sonia Gandhi slams government over Whatsapp snooping row

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has slammed the BJP government for alleged WhatsApp snooping of Indian users earlier this year through Israeli spyware, saying the act was "illegal, un-constitutional and shameful".

Waiting for Govt's response on snooping on citizens: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi, Nov 1 (UNI) Accusing the BJP-led Union government of snooping on the citizens illegally and unconstitutionally, Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday demanded the government's response on the matter.

Indian activists, lawyers, journalists snooped by Israeli spyware, reveals Whatsapp in a lawsuit

New Delhi/IBNS: Facebook-owned messaging service Whatsapp has sued Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO group in a San Fransisco federal court for snooping into user accounts using spyware Pegasus even as the Indian government asked WhatsApp to explain the breach of privacy of Indian users reportedly targeted by the Israeli spyware.

Supreme Court asks Centre if it is making guidelines for linking Aadhaar with FB, WhatsApp

New Delhi, Sep 13 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre whether they were formulating any guidelines for linking Aadhaar with social media platforms--facebook and WhatsApp.

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook experience glitches globally

New Delhi, Jul 3 (IBNS): Causing trouble to scores of netizens, social networking apps WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook's services are experiencing technical glitches on Wednesday.