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WhatsApp flaw allowed attackers to crash app via group chat message: Check Point Research
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WhatsApp flaw allowed attackers to crash app via group chat message: Check Point Research

The new vulnerability crashed the entire application and WhatsApp needed to be reinstalled to regain usage.

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature, helps establish virtual storefronts
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WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature, helps establish virtual storefronts

The new service lets businesses display a storefront, but transactions won't happen on the platform.

WhatsApp’s forward limiting update slowed down spread of disinformation: Report
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WhatsApp’s forward limiting update slowed down spread of disinformation: Report

New research suggests that under the limit, 80 percent of the messages died down in two days.

WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption feature is not essential, says Tamil Nadu lawyer
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WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption feature is not essential, says Tamil Nadu lawyer

Tamil Nadu state lawyers believe WhatsApp must have some semblance of traceability for investigating crimes.

WhatsApp traceability vulnerable to falsification, claims IFF expert submission
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WhatsApp traceability vulnerable to falsification, claims IFF expert submission

The Internet Freedom Foundation filed an independent expert submission by IIT Bombay professor

WhatsApp's compliance with local data under question by Indian Supreme Court
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WhatsApp's compliance with local data under question by Indian Supreme Court

WhatsApp has been testing a payments service but local data storage norms have delayed an official launch.

WhatsApp hits 400 million monthly active users in India out of 1.5 billion users
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WhatsApp hits 400 million monthly active users in India out of 1.5 billion users

The company hadn’t shared details about its updated Indian userbase since February 2017

Tinder, Zomato, others use GIFs, stickers in keypads to push ads on WhatsApp: Report
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Tinder, Zomato, others use GIFs, stickers in keypads to push ads on WhatsApp: Report

WhatsApp in India prohibits promotional content, restricts mass distribution of brand messages.

Startup India - WhatsApp Grand Challenge winners announced; $250,000 grant awarded
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Startup India - WhatsApp Grand Challenge winners announced; $250,000 grant awarded

Five startups with innovative ideas were chosen as the winners who received $50,000 in grants each

WhatsApp asked by govt to fingerprint every message sent on the platform: Report
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WhatsApp asked by govt to fingerprint every message sent on the platform: Report

The Indian government demands that WhatsApp trace all its message without breaking the encryption.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: With polls underway, WhatsApp and other social media apps being used in a far uglier manner
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: With polls underway, WhatsApp and other social media apps being used in a far uglier manner

The 2019 parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media affects Indian democratic life.

WhatsApp is India's most preferred messaging app despite its fake news problems: Survey
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WhatsApp is India's most preferred messaging app despite its fake news problems: Survey

Of 1,520 Indians surveyed, 50 percent said they use WhatsApp every day to connect with family and friends.

WhatsApp Stickers: How to download Chaitra Navratri, Ugadi, Gudi Padwa stickers
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WhatsApp Stickers: How to download Chaitra Navratri, Ugadi, Gudi Padwa stickers

Here's how you can download and add the festive-themed stickers to your WhatsApp.

WhatsApp shares how users can stop spread of misinformation via its new campaign
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WhatsApp shares how users can stop spread of misinformation via its new campaign

WhatsApp has taken several steps since last year via ads and theatre to create awareness against fake news.

WhatsApp groups in India found sharing child pornography in an investigation
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WhatsApp groups in India found sharing child pornography in an investigation

Last month, a group of Israeli researchers had found dozens of WhatsApp groups with Child Pornography.

WhatsApp says child pornography has no place on the messaging platform
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WhatsApp says child pornography has no place on the messaging platform

Calling it “vile”, WhatsApp says it responds to valid legal requests to investigate these types of crimes.

WhatsApp 'Delete for everyone' feature update may have rules that beat the purpose
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WhatsApp 'Delete for everyone' feature update may have rules that beat the purpose

You might no longer be able to delete a WhatsApp message without the permission of the receiver.

WhatsApp now has a grievance officer for India: Here’s how you register complaints
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WhatsApp now has a grievance officer for India: Here’s how you register complaints

WhatsApp users in India can now email complaints directly to a grievance offer, here’s how.

WhatsApp has evolved into a fake news medium and needs IT solutions to fix things
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WhatsApp has evolved into a fake news medium and needs IT solutions to fix things

While there is no easy solution to fight fake news, citizens are pitching in to wage war against it.

WhatsApp Payments may hire former Paytm vice president as India head: Report
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WhatsApp Payments may hire former Paytm vice president as India head: Report

WhatsApp considers India as a prime market for payments but it is yet to get a nod from government.