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WhatsApp Secret Code Features Locked Chats For Android 

WhatsApp is working in new feature that will enhance Android user's privacy on the platform as per a report received by WABetaInfo, Meta- owned messaging will now give permit to users to generate a secret code for their locked chat or chats that can be used to access them. As per report this feature is under testing and is not available for any WhatsApp Users, even beta testers.

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 07:52 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: WhatsApp, Technology, Android User, News, meta

Courtesy: The Indian Express

AI assitant by Meta

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Meta Launches AI Assistants For Messenger, Instagram And WhatsApp

Meta AI, and a variety of AI experiences across Meta's suite of apps and devices, including AI stickers in Meta apps and AI editing tools for Instagram. Meta AI, a conversational generative AI assistant much like OpenAI's ChatGPT or Microsoft's Bing, will be available on WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram. The feature was launched on September 27, powered by the company's custom model that borrows from Meta's large language model.

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 - 04:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: meta, Messenger, Instagram(137) AI Assistants, WhatsApp

Courtesy: Meta Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

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Meta Officially Launches Threads, Users Can Log In With Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg owned Meta and officially launched Meta Threads, a platform similar to Twitter. The platform was scheduled to be launched on Julu 6, evening, but was launched earlier. "Threads is a new app, built by the Instagram team, for sharing text updates and joining public conversations. You log in using your Instagram account," said meta in an official blog post on July 5.

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 11:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: meta, Threads, Mark Zuckerberg, Official Launch, application

Courtesy: News 18

Anushka Sharma

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WhatsApp Rolls Privacy Policies, Partners With Anushka Sharma For Campaign

WhatsApp partnered with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, for the campaign of Meta owned platform's new privacy policy and features roll out. As part of the campaign, WhatsApp will enable disappearing messages to appear on the restroom mirrors when triggered by motion, alongside a QR code that offers suggestions for checking in via a private. Thrilled with new campaign, Anushka said, "Women don’t always feel safe to speak up about issues."… read-more

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 - 10:51 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Awareness Campaign, Privacy Policy, Anushka Sharma, WhatsApp, meta

Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle


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Karnataka HC Warns Meta Owned Facebook

The Karnataka HC warned Facebook that it may take measures to shut down the social media giant’s operations in India. The warning issued on June 15, came amid Facebook's alleged non-compliance with local law enforcement during an investigation into the case of an Indian citizen who is currently imprisoned in Saudi Arabia. A bench of justice Krishna S Dixit issued the warning on a petition filed by Karnataka resident Kavitha.

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 09:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka HC, meta, Facebook, Petition, Legal News

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Meta Introduces "Human-Like" AI Model for Image Completion

Unlike existing generative AI models, this new development of Meta, AI known as I-JEPA uses background knowledge about the world to fill in missing parts of images using a human-like reasoning approach. This methodology, pioneered by Meta's top AI scientist Yann LeCun, helps the technology avoid common errors in AI-generated images, such as unrealistic features. By giving researchers access to this AI model, Meta aims to encourage innovation… read-more

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 09:02 AM / by Taniya Thappa

Tags: meta, AI, image completion

Courtesy: Indian Express


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New WhatsApp Feature Allows To Edit Sent Message

In the latest addition, Meta owned WhatsApp is set to roll out a new feature, which will allow users to edit your sent message in 15 minutes. The feature will made be available to WhatsApp's 2 billion users in the coming weeks. It counts India as its largest market, with 487 million users. "long-press on a sent message and choose 'Edit' from the menu for up to fifteen minutes.

Tue, 23 May 2023 - 09:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: WhatsApp, New feature, Indian App, tech news, meta

Courtesy: BBC.Com


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Meta Holds Another Layoffs Globally, Technical Staff Affected

At meta, the layoffs once again started in a huge scale. In the fresh wave of layoffs, employees working in the technical and IT sector will be hit. As per sources, Meta (formerly Facebook) has kicked off a fresh round of layoffs, handing over pink slips to employees with technical backgrounds globally. Many employees took to their LinkedIn profiles and shared they layoff stories, informing how they were fired.

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 05:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: meta, Global Layoff, Technical Staff, LinkedIn, Jobs

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Woman Shares Her Layoff Story From Meta, Asks If Zuckerberg Took Paycut

A woman, who was impacted by the new round of layoffs, shared her story on LinkedIn and revealed how she was fired while being on her maternity leave. She also said that it is beyond her understanding how the Meta leadership team 'miscalculated so badly that they had to layoff thousands of employees'. She concluded the post by writing, 'Has Mark Zuckerberg taken a pay cut?'

Fri, 17 Mar 2023 - 09:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: meta, Firing, employees, LinkedIn, business

Courtesy: India Today


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Pay To Get Verified Accounts On Instagram, Facebook

Now Instagram and Facebook started selling verified blue ticks to users. After Twitter, meta-owned social media platforms also launched 'meta-verified' for its users, at a monthly charge of Rs 990. As of now, the services have been launched as a trail in New Zealand and Australia, following which it will be sold in India. The prices, Rs 990 and Rs 1,240 for iOs users, will fluctuate in India.

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 06:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Instagram(137), Facebook, meta, Blue Tick, Meta Verified

Courtesy: India Today