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Leaked Chats Between Zuckerberg, Cathcart Reveal WhatsApp Updates

Recently-surfaced screenshots of chats between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart have revealed a series of new features set to be rolled out by the messaging platform. The new features include the "view once" function, disappearing mode of any chat-thread, multi-device support without internet connection on the main device and possible WhatsApp for iPad. Reportedly, the news was leaked by a person handling the… read-more

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 12:46 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Will Cathcart, WhatsApp, Facebook, Update

Courtesy: Android Authority

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Govt Writes To WhatsApp CEO, Asks Withdrawal Of Privacy Update

The Indian government on January 19 asked WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart to scrap the controversial privacy policy update. In a January 19 letter, the IT Ministry emphasised on the vulnerabilities of Indians due to security risk and warned WhatsApp of sharing sensitive data with Facebook. It also denounced WhatsApp's ‘accept-the-terms-or-leave-the-platform’ stance saying it "betrays a lack of respect for the rights and interests” of Indians as… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 10:28 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: WhatsApp, Will Cathcart, ministry of electronics and information technology, Data Privacy

Courtesy: The Indian Express