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WhatsApp has revealed six new vulnerabilities that were previously undisclosed and have now been fixed. The Facebook-owned company reported the vulnerabilities on its newly created security advisory webpage that will serve as a single destination to highlight all the security issues spotted and fixed on WhatsApp and reveal associated Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE). The
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Sale talks for TikTok’s US operations have been complicated by the key question of whether the app’s core algorithms can be included as part of a deal, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal that cited unidentified people familiar with the matter. Those algorithms decide what videos users see without first requiring them
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A Delhi Assembly panel on peace and harmony decided on Tuesday to summon Facebook officials as it initiated proceedings over complaints about the social media giant”s alleged “deliberate and intentional inaction to contain hateful content” in India, an official statement said. The development comes in the backdrop of a report published in the Wall Street
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A Delhi Assembly committee on peace and harmony will initiate on Tuesday proceedings in connection with complaints about the Facebook’s alleged “deliberate and intentional inaction to contain hateful content” in India, according to an official statement issued on Monday. The development comes in the backdrop of a report published in the Wall Street Journal recently,
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The country’s antitrust watchdog – Competition Commission of India (CCI) – has dismissed a case against Facebook’s WhatsApp, saying the company has not abused its dominant position to expand in the country’s digital payments market, according to an official order. A case in March alleged that WhatsApp was bundling its digital payment facility, WhatsApp Pay,
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In early 2019, Facebook hinted at its plan to merge Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp Facebook Plans to Merge Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram Facebook is planning to merge Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. This would allow the messaging apps to work seamlessly together. Read More . The merger would allow for cross-platform messaging between all three apps.
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After several years operating as a secure text messaging and voice-only calling app, Telegram has finally added video calling to its roster. This feature is now available to both iOS and Android users, albeit in its alpha stage. Telegram Rolls Out Secure Video Calling In a Telegram Blog post, the Telegram team explains that all video
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As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, so does misinformation about the virus. In an effort to stop the spread of fake news about COVID-19, Facebook has removed and/or labeled millions of misleading posts. Facebook’s COVID-19 Takedown As you probably already know, Facebook has become a breeding ground for COVID-19 conspiracy theories and false
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WhatsApp is a popular choice for greetings of any kind, and Independence Day 2020 is no exception. Users will throng groups and chats with messages today, wishing each other, sharing patriotic messages, and even stickers and GIFs. Stickers in particular, have become a popular choice of expression, especially during special occasions and festivals.  Therefore, on this
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Although Facebook has had a ban on hate speech for a while, it has now expanded its definition of the term. Under Facebook’s new Community Standards, Facebook will remove any posts involving blackface and anti-Semitic stereotypes. Facebook’s War on Hate Speech Facebook’s quarterly Community Standards Enforcement Reports give users insight into what the tech giant
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