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WhatsApp to launch new business directory in five countries

WhatsApp to launch new business directory in five countries

🕔13:54, 18.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Meta has announced that its messaging platform WhatsApp is launching a yellow pages-style business directory in five countries. The feature will roll out across Brazil, the UK, Indonesia, Mexico and Colombia, reports The Verge. According to

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WhatsApp’s new feature to flag calls missed due to DND

WhatsApp’s new feature to flag calls missed due to DND

🕔12:05, 14.Nov 2022

San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new update called ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode support for missed calls to some beta testers through the Google Play beta programme. The new update will let users

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WhatsApp bans 26 lakh bad accounts in India as amended IT rules take shape

WhatsApp bans 26 lakh bad accounts in India as amended IT rules take shape

🕔07:16, 2.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday said it banned over 26 lakh accounts in India in the month of September in compliance with the new IT Rules, 2021, which are now being amended to put more responsibilities on

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WhatsApp rolls out optional subscription plan for businesses

WhatsApp rolls out optional subscription plan for businesses

🕔12:30, 9.Oct 2022

San Francisco, Oct 9 (IANS) After announcing that WhatsApp is working on a new feature that lets businesses assign chats to certain linked devices, the platform is now rolling out another feature for business accounts — WhatsApp Premium. According to WABetaInfo,

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WhatsApp privacy policy: New data protection Bill is underway, Centre tells SC

WhatsApp privacy policy: New data protection Bill is underway, Centre tells SC

🕔06:49, 30.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The contentious Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill 2019 has been withdrawn and a comprehensive data protection Bill is being prepared, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Thursday. The submission by the Solicitor General of India

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WhatsApp rolling out Call Links, group video call for 32 people: Mark Zuckerberg

WhatsApp rolling out Call Links, group video call for 32 people: Mark Zuckerberg

🕔07:15, 27.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday announced that WhatsApp is rolling out Call Links to make it easier to start and join a call in just one tap. “We’ve also started testing secured and

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Centre proposes to bring WhatsApp, Zoom under telecom licence

Centre proposes to bring WhatsApp, Zoom under telecom licence

🕔07:54, 23.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Toughening its stand against video communication and calling apps, the Centre has proposed to bring Meta-owned WhatsApp, Zoom, and Google Duo under the ambit of telecom licence, as written in the draft of the Indian Telecommunication

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Meta ties up with Salesforce to boost businesses on WhatsApp

Meta ties up with Salesforce to boost businesses on WhatsApp

🕔19:37, 20.Sep 2022

San Francisco, Sep 20 (IANS) Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced a partnership with software company Salesforce where companies on their platform can use WhatsApp business messages to answer customer questions, run marketing campaigns and sell directly in

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WhatsApp may soon bring iMessage-like profile photos within group chats

WhatsApp may soon bring iMessage-like profile photos within group chats

🕔13:00, 25.Aug 2022

San Francisco, Aug 25 (IANS) Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is likely planning to bring iMessage-like profile photos within group chats. According to WABetaInfo, the platform is planning to introduce something that has been requested for a long time — profile photos

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WhatsApp rolls out admin delete feature on iOS beta

WhatsApp rolls out admin delete feature on iOS beta

🕔07:02, 23.Aug 2022

San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) After announcing the ability to retrieve deleted messages on its latest beta for iOS update, Meta-owned WhatsApp is now releasing a feature that lets group admins delete any message in the group. The feature has only

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WhatsApp now has native standalone app on Windows

WhatsApp now has native standalone app on Windows

🕔09:31, 17.Aug 2022

San Francisco, Aug 17 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp’s new app on Windows no longer requires users to link their phones to send, receive, and sync messages. According to The Verge, an update on WhatsApp’s site revealed the refreshed Windows app is out

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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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