Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Tag Archives: WhatsApp

Alex Hepburn found guilty of rape

LONDON: Australian-born former Worcestershire county cricketer Alex Hepburn was found guilty at a re-trial on Friday of raping a sleeping woman as part of a sex game conducted on WhatsApp. The BBC and Sky television reported the jury delivered a unanimous guilty verdict on a count of oral rape after ...

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages

LONDON: Facebook Inc social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were inaccessible to some users, downdetector.com, which monitors outages, showed. Downdetector.com indicated that there were more than 12,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak, but that figure dropped to about 2,000 reports. ...

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Now you can do banking through WhatsApp in UAE

DUBAI: UAE banks are continuing to set the bar when it comes to technology adoption in the region, with a new focus on offering customer services through social media apps. Dubai’s largest bank, Emirates NBD, and its Shariah-compliant unit, Emirates Islamic, have introduced ‘WhatsApp Banking’, which allows customers to check ...

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After global outage, Instagram is back now

Instagram services have been restored hours after the photsharing app suffered global outage on Wednesday . The Instagram used its  official Twitter account to  inform the users about restoration of the services. Users were not able to access  Facebook and its main products Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger most of ...

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Esha Gupta apologizes for racist slur against Nigerian footballer

BOLLYWOOD star Esha Gupta faced major backlash for her racist comments against Nigerian footballer Alex Iwobi. The actress, who is a die-hard football fan, is also an ambassador of the team Arsenal. The actress recently shared a screenshot of a conversation between her and her friend Varun Gupta in which ...

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WhatsApp testing new feature

LONDON: Facebook-owned WhatsApp is currently testing a new feature update for its Android beta version making it much easier for users to manage media on the platform. According to a report by WABetaInfo, now, while browsing images in the media section of a chat users will see new options listed ...

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WhatsApp alert: Beware of new viral video scam

DUBAI: The popular messaging service is targeted by several scams and viruses. Another WhatsApp scam message is back and making the rounds just a few months after the UAE issued a warning against a virus that plagued its users. Although the ‘WhatsApp Gold’ virus update has been debunked, which started ...

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Facebook secretly developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp users

CALIFORNIA: Tech giant Facebook is secretly working on developing a cryptocurrency that will let users transfer money on WhatsApp. Initially it will be launched in India, people familiar with the matter say. Bloomberg reported that the company is developing a stablecoin – a type of digital currency pegged to the ...

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WhatsApp updates ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature

LONDON: WhatsApp has updated its ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature, with respect to the time limit in which users can revoke messages. The update gives users a window of up to 13 hours, 8 minutes and 16 seconds in which they must accept the delete request. This step appears to be ...

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WhatsApp to limit message forwarding after India mob lynchings

LONDON: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said, after Indian authorities sought curbs on spread of rumors that have led to violent incidents. Mob lynchings triggered by false incendiary messages in India, WhatsApp’s biggest market with ...

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