Friday, 20 July 2018

Tag Archives: WhatsApp

India asks WhatsApp to curb spread of false messages

MUMBAI: India has asked Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp messenger to take steps to prevent the circulation of false texts and provocative content that have led to a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country in the past few months. With more than 200 million users in India, WhatsApp’s biggest ...

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WhatsApp Bug Allows Blocked Users to Send Messages

LONDON: Latest critical WhatsApp bug has been discovered, that makes users uncomfortable and worried. This latest WhatsApp bug allows blocked users to send messages to the people who blocked them in the first place. While WhatsApp has not publicized the issue and did not take any step to fix it ...

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You may soon see ads on WhatsApp

LONDON: We may soon see ads on popular messenger WhatsApp. The parent company Facebook plans on opening up the WhatsApp more to advertisers. Moreover, Facebook had announced a redesign of Messenger at its developer conference earlier last week. The speculations around the messenger app would be showing ads grew after ...

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WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16 ahead of data law change

LONDON: WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc (FB.O), is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month. WhatsApp will ask European users to confirm they are at least 16 years old ...

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Indian Teenager Is Arrested For Posing As Doctor

Credit: Instagram NEW DELHI: 19-year-old Adnan Khurram was arrested for impersonating a doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, a college and research facility in New Delhi, India, reports Indian media. He was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday after it emerged that he used his fake identity ...

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WhatsApp rolls out new features for IOS devices

LONDON: Facebook-owned social messaging application WhatsApp is rolling out new feature that allows users to add time or location filter in photos and videos. The new feature is similar to Instagram and Snapchat where the user could add similar stickers while sharing videos and photos. How to add filters Press the ...

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India arrests air force officer suspected of spying for Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested Indian Air Force (IAF) Group Captain Arun Marwaha on charges of espionage for allegedly passing secret information to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, IANS reported. “He was arrested on Wednesday after a case was registered against him under the Official Secrets ...

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One hour of social media enough to ruin your sleeping pattern

TORONTO: One hour a day on social media can derail your sleeping pattern, a new study warns. The report by Canadian researchers was commissioned to assess why so many young people struggle to sleep eight hours. They found the root problem to be social media: those who spent at least ...

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Terrorist couple found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attack

DERBY: A couple who met on a dating site were today convicted today of preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in the UK. Munir Mohammed, 37, from Derby, bought items to make the lethal devices and received support and advice from Rowaida El-Hassan, a 32-year-old qualified pharmacist. She ...

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Brazilian mayor jailed for corruption

RIO: A Brazilian mayor who reigned over her town through WhatsApp messaging application was taken into police custody for embezzling millions from its education budget. Lidiane Leite went on the run back in August 2015 when she was accused of taking the money form the town of Bom Jardim in the country’s north-west. The 27-year-old ...

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