Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: WhatsApp

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Snapchat faces network issues a week after Facebook, Whatsapp saw network failure

This also comes a day after Gmail was out for some users in India and a week after the six-hour-long Facebook outage

Whatsapp data may soon be counted against Google Drive storage quota

Google plans to stop offering unlimited storage for WhatsApp backups. Instead, WhatsApp users could be asked to switch to a limited plan-- 2000 MB per user
Social Media

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp go for a toss, back after six-hour outage

Many users have reported on Twitter that the Facebook-owned social media platforms and messaging app are down
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Russian court slaps fine on Google for flouting internet laws

A Russian court has fined the tech major 6.5 million roubles ($89,535) for not deleting content that the country deems illegal
Card, Digital Payment

WhatsApp payment unveils rupee symbol for digital payment services in India

The Rupee symbol rollout has begun and would soon be available to users all over India in the coming weeks

WhatsApp plans to stall its messaging app functioning on top smartphone brands from Nov 1

The move is likely to impact the Android phones and may hit the likes of top manufacturers including Samsung, LG, ZTE, Huawei, Sony, Alcatel, among others
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Facebook, WhatsApp compliance report out, 33.3 million FB posts removed, 3 mn WhatsApp accounts banned

Facebook proactively acted on 3.5 million posts related to violent and graphic content and 2.6 million posts concerning adult nudity and sexual activity
Social Media, Digital Marketing, Mobile Advertising

Russia tightens noose around US tech cos, fines Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp for data breach

The move is seen as the latest clampdown on foreign internet companies operating in Russia. The penalties imposed are also viewed as a move to take control of the Russian segment of the internet

Troubles for WhatsApp far from over, Russia slaps administrative proceedings

Last week a Russian court fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 3 million roubles for violating personal data legislation and registered administrative proceedings against Facebook and Twitter
Bangladesh Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak

Bangladesh to develop indigenous alternative social media platforms to Facebook and WhatsApp

Bangladesh is developing its own social media platform, 'Jogajog,' as an alternative to Facebook, and a messaging platform, 'Alapan,' as a competitor to WhatsApp
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