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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

Centre puts forward the problem of whatsapp users to Delhi High Court

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Centre Files An Affidavit In Delhi High Court Against WhatsApp

An affidavit has been filed in Delhi High Court by the Centre in consideration of the WhatsApp's cooperation with new IT guidelines. Stressing upon the instant messaging App, the Centre said, it is “indulging in anti-users practices by obtaining 'trick consent' from users for its updated privacy policy". Highlighting the notifications regarding 2021 updated privacy policy, the centre also put forward the trouble of Whatsapp users.

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 04:26 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: IT Guidelines, Centre, Delhi High Court, Affidavit, whatsapp policy

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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WhatsApp To Offer Password Protection For Cloud Backup Encryption

To enable users having more control over their privacy, WhatsApp is planning to offer password protection for backup and cloud storages. Reportedly, the feature will be rolled out in the coming weeks and will be available for both Android and iOS users. Currently, the chats are stored on Google and can be accessed by cyber-criminals. Recently, WhatsApp had faced wide social outrage for its new privacy policy.

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 06:32 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: WhatsApp, whatsapp policy, end to end encryption, cloud storage

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

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WhatsApp Plans To Start Public Outreach Exercise Over Policy Update

To clarify its motive behind its new controversial policy update, WhatsApp on February 19 announced to launch public outreach exercise. The company stated that it will simplify the update to make people understand the nuances of the revised policy. Reportedly, the users will come across banner pop-ups that will guide them through the update. However, WhatsApp has indicated to enforce the controversial privacy update which was earlier flagged… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 11:25 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Messaging Service, WhatsApp, whatsapp policy, Government of India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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"We are Committed To Your Privacy": WhatsApp Tells Users Via Its Status

Making an effort to ensure that the doubts regarding privacy breaches are cleared, WhatsApp reached out to its users through its application on January 17. Sending status updates, WhatsApp emphasized on the privacy of its users saying, "We are committed to your privacy." Additionally, highlighting that the chats are end-to-end encrypted, the Facebook-owned platform said that it cannot hear or listen to the personal conversations of its users… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly Exclusive, WhatsApp, Privacy Policy, whatsapp policy, whatsapp criticism

Courtesy: Brifly News

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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