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Rocked by longest Facebook outage and whistleblower revelations, Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 bn in hours
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Rocked by longest Facebook outage and whistleblower revelations, Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 bn in hours

The stock slide on Monday sent Zuckerberg's worth down to $121.6 billion, dropping him below Bill Gates to number 5 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

BGP Update, DNS Disruption: Explaining what caused global Facebook, WhatsApp outage
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BGP Update, DNS Disruption: Explaining what caused global Facebook, WhatsApp outage

Before understanding what these technical terms like DNS or BGP stand for and means, we tried to break down the problem into simpler words. Let’s start with the basics:

WhatsApp to Delhi HC: 'Will not compel users to opt for new privacy policy till data protection bill comes into force'
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WhatsApp to Delhi HC: 'Will not compel users to opt for new privacy policy till data protection bill comes into force'

WhatsApp says it would not limit the functionality for users who are not opting for new privacy policy in the meantime.

WhatsApp had a grievance officer in India even before new IT rules came into effect: How to register complaint
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WhatsApp had a grievance officer in India even before new IT rules came into effect: How to register complaint

Many foreign social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are yet to appoint a grievance officer based out of India for users to raise a complaint with them.

WhatsApp is treating Indian users differently from Europeans in terms of updated privacy policy: Centre to Delhi HC
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WhatsApp is treating Indian users differently from Europeans in terms of updated privacy policy: Centre to Delhi HC

The petition, by a lawyer, has contended that the updated privacy policy violates users' right to privacy under the Constitution.

WhatsApp Payment is live for 20 million users in India: Here is how to transfer money
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WhatsApp Payment is live for 20 million users in India: Here is how to transfer money

WhatsApp Payment has been launched with support from banking partners including the State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC, ICICI, and Axis Bank.

How to send money via WhatsApp Payments
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How to send money via WhatsApp Payments

As of now, Payments has only been rolled out to 20 million users in India, whereas there are over 400 million WhatsApp users in the country.

WhatsApp payments service gets NPCI nod for roll out in India for upto 20 million users
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WhatsApp payments service gets NPCI nod for roll out in India for upto 20 million users

WhatsApp has been running a pilot service for the last two years but was not given a formal go-ahead because of data localisation requirements.

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.