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WhatsApp may soon let you post voice notes on status updates

WhatsApp may soon let you post voice notes on status updates

🕔16:42, 15.Jul 2022

San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is working on a new feature that may allow users to post voice notes on their status updates. According to WABetaInfo, this feature is under development so it is not ready to

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IT Ministry plans to reverse content moderation decisions by Big Tech

IT Ministry plans to reverse content moderation decisions by Big Tech

🕔11:53, 7.Jun 2022

The Indian government has republished a draft that reveals the plan to form an appeals panel that can reverse content moderation decisions by Big Tech companies like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Indian government has republished

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WhatsApp likely to add another verification code to prevent fraud

WhatsApp likely to add another verification code to prevent fraud

🕔17:31, 5.Jun 2022

Meta-owned WhatsApp is working on a new feature that adds an extra layer of security before logging into a WhatsApp account, for a future update of beta for Android and iOS. San Francisco, June 5 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp is working on

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Now get PAN card, driving licence via MyGov Helpdesk on WhatsApp

Now get PAN card, driving licence via MyGov Helpdesk on WhatsApp

🕔15:33, 23.May 2022

Digilocker documents such as the PAN card, driving licence, vehicle registration certificate can now be easily accessed via MyGov Helpdesk on WhatsApp, MyGov announced on Monday. New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Digilocker documents such as the PAN card, driving licence, vehicle

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You may soon exit WhatsApp groups silently

You may soon exit WhatsApp groups silently

🕔14:27, 17.May 2022

In a bid to make the messaging platform more user friendly, Meta-owned WhatsApp is likely working on a new feature that will allow users to silently exit groups. San Francisco, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to make the messaging platform

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WhatsApp giving cashback for making digital payments in India

WhatsApp giving cashback for making digital payments in India

🕔10:50, 28.Apr 2022

Meta-owned WhatsApp has confirmed that it is running a cash-back campaign in India to drive more users on its digital payments service. New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp has confirmed that it is running a cash-back campaign in India to

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WhatsApp launches ‘Communities’ to help users organise group chats

WhatsApp launches ‘Communities’ to help users organise group chats

🕔06:15, 15.Apr 2022

In a bid to make chats more safer, Meta-owned WhatsApp on Thursday announced a new feature called ‘Communities’ that will enable users to bring together separate groups under one umbrella and manage these busy conversations in a secure and private

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WhatsApp gets NPCI nod to extend payments service to 100 mn Indian users

WhatsApp gets NPCI nod to extend payments service to 100 mn Indian users

🕔12:30, 14.Apr 2022

In a major flip to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to make deeper inroads into the Indian digital payments ecosystem, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has approved an additional 60 million users on unified payments interface (UPI) for WhatsApp.

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WhatsApp incubator programme announces its top 10 incubatees

WhatsApp incubator programme announces its top 10 incubatees

🕔06:58, 26.Mar 2022

Meta-owned WhatsApp on Friday announced its selection of top 10 incubatees of the ongoing WhatsApp Incubator Programme (WIP) — an initiative to facilitate positive and measurable health outcomes using the WhatsApp Business Platform. New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp on

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WhatsApp bans over 1.8 mn bad accounts in India in Jan

WhatsApp bans over 1.8 mn bad accounts in India in Jan

🕔07:33, 2.Mar 2022

Meta-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday said that it banned 1,858,000 bad accounts in India in the month of January in compliance with the new IT Rules, 2021. New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday said that it banned 1,858,000 bad

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WhatsApp rolling out global voice note player for iOS beta

WhatsApp rolling out global voice note player for iOS beta

🕔14:13, 12.Jan 2022

San Francisco, Jan 12 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new global voice note player on iOS beta that will let users listen to a voice message while on a different chat. According to WABetainfo, the voice note that

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Swiss army bans WhatsApp use over security concerns

Swiss army bans WhatsApp use over security concerns

🕔20:50, 8.Jan 2022

London/New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Citing privacy concerns, the Swiss army has banned the use of Meta-owned WhatsApp among other popular messaging services by army personnel. The army staff has been asked to use encrypted Swiss messaging app ‘Threema’ instead, reports

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WhatsApp banned 1.75 mn bad accounts in India in Nov 2021

WhatsApp banned 1.75 mn bad accounts in India in Nov 2021

🕔10:21, 2.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp on Saturday said that it banned 1,759,000 accounts in India in November in compliance with the IT Rules 2021. WhatsApp also received 602 grievance reports in the same month from the country, and took

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WhatsApp to enable users to search businesses nearby: Report

WhatsApp to enable users to search businesses nearby: Report

🕔14:08, 27.Dec 2021

San Francisco, Dec 27  Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is reportedly planning to rollout a new feature which enables users to search for businesses nearby. As per a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is developing a functionality that will let users easily

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WhatsApp rolls out new ‘Voice Message Preview’ feature

WhatsApp rolls out new ‘Voice Message Preview’ feature

🕔07:25, 15.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) With an aim to allow users to review their voice messages before sending, Meta-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced that it is rolling out new ‘Voice Message Preview’ feature for Indian users. The company said it will

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WhatsApp blocks third-party apps from seeing online details

WhatsApp blocks third-party apps from seeing online details

🕔17:26, 13.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp has brought in a new privacy update to prevent unknown contacts to see a user’s last seen and online status. This new feature has been reportedly rolled out for both Android and iOS enabled

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WhatsApp begins payments via Novi digital wallet in US

WhatsApp begins payments via Novi digital wallet in US

🕔07:38, 10.Dec 2021

San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Meta-owned Novi has announced that a limited number of users in the US will be able to send and receive money using Novi on WhatsApp. Novi is a digital wallet that helps people send and receive

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WhatsApp enables disappearing messages by default for new chats

WhatsApp enables disappearing messages by default for new chats

🕔07:33, 7.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 7  WhatsApp on Monday announced that its users will now have the option to turn on disappearing messages by default for all new chats. Meta-owned platform said that it is adding two new durations for disappearing messages:

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Now book your Uber ride via WhatsApp in India

Now book your Uber ride via WhatsApp in India

🕔13:50, 2.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In a global-first move, ride-hailing major Uber and Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Thursday announced that people in India can now book an Uber ride via the company’s official WhatsApp chatbot. The service is being rolled

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