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Cloud-based messaging service app Telegram unveils new updates, users to get ‘infinite’ emoji statuses
The premium users can pick reactions from an infinite selection of custom emojis. They can now attach up to three reactions per message.
The cloud-based instant messaging app’s operator can be fined for failing to abide by laws requiring social media sites to police their users’ actions
Telegram was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for January 2021 with more than 63 million installs, 3.8 times its downloads in January 2020.
YouTube has announced to take fresh steps to combat online extremism by removing more violent content and promoting media literacy with young users.The move is part of the White House roadmap to fight hate.
The funding round saw participation from existing investors PayU, the payments and fintech business of Prosus, and InfoEdge Ventures.
This comes just days after the Russian competition watchdog slapped a 2 billion roubles ($34.2 million) fine on Google early this week.
The US tech companies including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube have restricted or blocked Russian state-run media accounts since early stages of the war.
Russia clears bill for stricter penalties on global tech majors with no physical Operations in the country
President Putin led government has cleared legislation slapping stricter penalties including monetary on tech companies that fail to open an office in Russia.
Russian domestic enterprises are capitalising and finding opportunities in Russia's rising digital isolation.
Australia tightens noose around BigTech companies, slaps new regulatory framework to check misinformation
The Australian Communications and Media Authority will also be able to enforce an internet industry code on uncooperative platforms.