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WhatsApp still hasn't provided a timeline for data localisation says RBI
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WhatsApp still hasn't provided a timeline for data localisation says RBI

WhatsApp payment feature called WhatsApp Pay has been in a beta mode since last year.

WhatsApp chief writes to RBI seeking approval to expand payment services in India
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WhatsApp chief writes to RBI seeking approval to expand payment services in India

WhatsApp is currently piloting WhatsApp payments and is waiting for a formal approval to be granted.

WhatsApp to appoint head of India operations by year-end says VP Chris Daniels
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WhatsApp to appoint head of India operations by year-end says VP Chris Daniels

WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels on Wednesday met Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss the issue of fake news.

WhatsApp to begin showing ads within its Status feature soon says VP Chris Daniels
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WhatsApp to begin showing ads within its Status feature soon says VP Chris Daniels

The advertisements on WhatsApp statuses will be powered by Facebook's native advertising system.

WhatsApp partners with DEF to create awareness about the spread of misinformation
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WhatsApp partners with DEF to create awareness about the spread of misinformation

DEF will host 40 training sessions in ten states, creating greater awareness about fake news.

WhatsApp says building traceability for messages undermines privacy protections
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WhatsApp says building traceability for messages undermines privacy protections

WhatsApp says that it cannot trace the origin of messages because of end-to-end encryption.

Government has no intention to impose ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary
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Government has no intention to impose ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary

The government is looking for other "technical solutions" to curb instances of fake news.

WhatsApp to meet IT Ministry requirements except for message traceability: Report
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WhatsApp to meet IT Ministry requirements except for message traceability: Report

WhatsApp agrees to comply with all requirements to tackle fake news except for message traceability.

Ravi Shankar Prasad meets WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to discuss menace of fake news, asks for grievance officer in India
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Ravi Shankar Prasad meets WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to discuss menace of fake news, asks for grievance officer in India

Union IT and Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad met with WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels in New Delhi and said that it was a "productive meeting." Daniels is in India this week as the company is trying to address concerns around fake news on its messaging platform which have led to horrific crimes like mob-lynching. According to sources, Daniels will be in India for 4-5 days and meet business and government officials during his visit.

Facebook aims to bring 4.5 billion users online with Internet.org; opens new portal to expand reach
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Facebook aims to bring 4.5 billion users online with Internet.org; opens new portal to expand reach

Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.