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WhatsApp To Soon Have New Audio Chat Update

In the latest update, Meta owned WhatsApp has a new feature update. As per sources,  WhatsApp is planning to introduce a new major feature 'audio chats' now, which will be playable only once and available within conversations in a future update. Furthermore, a source tracking updates said, "new feature called audio chats, available within your conversations in a future update of the app."

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 06:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: WhatsApp, New feature, Privacy, security alert, Technology

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Google Asks Android Users To 'Donate' SMS Messages

Google is seeking permission from some Android users to access their SMS messages, reported AndroidPolice. Google is asking users to "donate" their SMS messages as part of a testing process for their "Categories feature" in the app, as per sources. A prompt read, "Help your app sort better with message donations to Google". Reportedly, users can select the messages they wish to share.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Google, AndroidPolice, tech news, SMS, Privacy

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Facebook To Down-Rank Objectionable Content From News Feed

Facebook has announced down-grading of content based on clickbait, sensational posts, and poor video quality to promote transparency in its operation. The decision is based on surveys and feedback received from its users. It is in response to Apple's new privacy policy of restricting digital advertisers from tracking iPhone users without their consent. Facebook warned that such a step could hurt small businesses that advertise to find new… read-more

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 07:40 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Facebook, Wall Street Journal, News feed, Privacy, Apple

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WhatsApp To Release New Upgrade Soon

The messaging giant, WhatsApp is expected to release a new upgrade that will make its new privacy rules optional. According to the WaBetaInfo report, users will not be forced to accept revised privacy rules. Reportedly, WhatsApp users who wish to send messages to business accounts that use cloud providers will have to review and accept new conditions. “To chat with business, review and accept the WhatsApp update,” stated Whatsapp in… read-more

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 06:14 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: WhatsApp, whatsapp policy, Privacy, Whatsapp updates

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Man receives obscene phone calls after his number is displayed in new movie.

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Man Receives Vile Calls After His Number Appears In Movie "Vakeel Saab"

Filmmakers of the new Telugu blockbuster 'Vakeel Saab' have come under fire for displaying an actual phone number, belonging to a man from Hyderabad, in the movie. As per reports, the man has been receiving inappropriate phone calls where the callers use obscene language. He alleged that these continuous calls are affecting him negatively. 'Vakeel Saab' is the remake of Bollywood movie 'Pink', which starred Amitabh Bachchan and Tapsee Pannu… read-more

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 10:26 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: pawan kalyan, Tollywood, Privacy, Telugu Cinema

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Contact Details Of 533 Mn FB Users On Sale Via Telegram Bot: Report

Going by the report in Vice Media’s Motherboard, phone numbers of over 533 million Facebook users are up for sale by a Telegram bot. Security researcher Alon Gal highlighted the problem and stated that the bot contained information of different users belonging to the US, Canada, the UK, and 16 other countries. Though the data collected were outdated, cyber-security experts still fear the risk of a huge data breach.

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 04:51 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Telegram, Facebook, Privacy, United States, Canada, Motherboard

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WhatsApp Releases Clarification Over Updated Privacy Policy Terms

To address the boiling concerns regarding its updated privacy policy, WhatsApp released a blog post on January 12. As per the tech giant, the new policy does not affect the privacy of messages exchanged with friends or family. Besides, the company stated it does not share private messages or location data with Facebook. However, specific business conversations hosted with Facebook may be accessed and subjected to marketing purposes.

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 04:14 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: WhatsApp, whatsapp policy, Privacy, Facebook

Courtesy: The Indian Express