WhatsApp puts ‘take it or leave it’ privacy policy on hold in India: Timeline of events surrounding the controversial update

WhatsApp Privacy Policy: The Facebook-owned platform had announced a new privacy policy in January this year, and shortly after, a global outrage and mass migration to alternative apps had been witnessed.

WhatsApp Privacy Policy: ढीले पड़े वॉट्सऐप के तेवर, कहा- यूजर्स के लिए फिलहाल नई प्राइवेसी पॉलिसी मानना जरूरी नहीं

WhatsApp ने दिल्ली हाई कोर्ट में कहा है कि वह उन यूजर्स की फंक्शनैलिटी को सीमित नहीं करेगा, ज

Supreme Court asks Facebook MD to appear before Delhi Assembly

It also held that the Delhi Assembly can seek information from Facebook and its officials about its alleged role in the Delhi riots but cannot go into law-and-order issues by acting as a prosecutor.

The judgement came on a petition by Mohan challenging the validity of the summons by the Assembly's panel claiming his right to silence.

Google removes nine popular Android apps from Play Store for ‘stealing’ Facebook login details

The apps worked by tricking users, loading the real Facebook sign-in page, only to then load a JavaScript from a command and control server that would hijack the credentials.

Privacy probe: Delhi High Court refuses to stay CCI notice to WhatsApp, Facebook

However, it urged “the DG, CCI to bear in mind that the investigation against the appellant is under judicial consideration before a division bench of this court” and the matter would be taken by the regular bench on July

The HC had on Monday reserved its order in the matter.

Facebook ने लॉन्च किया लाइव ऑडियो रूम का फीचर, Clubhouse को मिलेगी टक्कर

फेसबुक (Facebook) ने अपनी लाइव ऑडियो सर्विस को लॉन्च किया है.

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More competition for Clubhouse as Facebook starts rolling out Live Audio Rooms

Facebook has joined the likes of Spotify, Discord, Reddit and Twitter in launching its own competitor to Clubhouse.

Don’t lecture India on freedom of speech, democracy: Ravi Shankar Prasad to social media firms

The Central government recently withdrew Twitter's 'intermediary platform' status due to non-compliance with new IT rules.

Don't lecture India on freedom of speech, democracy: Ravi Shankar Prasad to social media firms

Facebook की पहली स्मार्टवॉच! डिटैचेबल कैमरे, डबल डिस्प्ले के अलावा जानिए और क्या हो सकता है खास

फेसबुक अपनी पहली स्मार्टवॉच पर काम कर रही है, जिसे अगली गर्मी में लॉन्च किया जा सकता है

Facebook to bring its first smartwatch to launch next year

Facebook brings updates for businesses as it tweaks WhatsApp Business API, allows companies to use Messenger API for Instagram

Among the major changes brought into the WhatsApp Business API is the faster experience for businesses.

Paytm share price doubles to Rs 24,000 in grey market on IPO buzz; should you buy it ahead of IPO?

Paytm share price has surged in the unlisted market following the announcement of the company’s initial public offering (IPO).

Paytm IPO, Paytm grey market shares

Google, Facebook update website to reflect new grievance officer appointed under India’s IT rules

Twitter has not sent details of the chief compliance officer to the IT Ministry, and shared details of a lawyer working in a law firm as a nodal contact person and grievance officer, they added.

New IT rules: Major social media firms share details, Twitter yet to do so

Twitter, however, is still to submit a report of compliance with any part of the rules, official sources said.

“Twitter has not yet sent the details of the chief compliance officer to the ministry,” the source said.

Twitter ‘still’ not following Modi govt’s new digital norms, Google, Facebook, WhatsApp share details: Report

After a strong response from the government on Thursday, Twitter sent a communication sharing details of a lawyer working in a law firm in India as their Nodal Contact Person and Grievance Officer.

Section 79 of the IT Act provides social media companies intermediary status, which provides them exemptions and certain immunity from liabilities for any third-party content and data hosted by them.

IT rules: Social media firms can now be sued by users for offensive content

Official sources said that the government may not be vindictive and the social media firms can always engage with it, but the laws empower individual users and users' group also to lodge complaints and file cases and in such

Though some social media firms like Facebook and Google have said that they aim to comply with the new laws, have already met some and are engaging with the government on other aspects, lawyers said that such partial compliance doesn't guarantee the immunity provided otherwise under Section 79.

Facebook won’t remove posts claiming Covid-19 is man-made

The move comes as President Joe Biden ordered US intelligence officials to "redouble" their efforts to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, including any possibility the trail might lead to a Chinese laboratory.


फेक न्यूज पर लगाम लगाने के लिए फेसबुक ने उठाए कदम, गलत जानकारी शेयर करने पर होगा कड़ा एक्शन

अगर अब आप फेसबुक पर फेक न्यूज देखते हैं, तो कंपनी आपको नोटिफिकेशन भेजेगी.

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Facebook, Instagram to allow users to hide ‘likes’

This is part of the company's efforts to give people control over their experience, a statement said.

Facebook, Instagram

Facebook भारत के नए आईटी नियमों पर अमल के लिए तैयार, ताजा बयान में कहा, कुछ मसलों पर जारी है सरकार से बातचीत

फेसबुक ने अपने ताजा बयान में कहा है कि वह 26 मई से लागू होने जा रहे भारत सरकार के नए आईटी न

Facebook says on IT rules working to comply will discuss some things

Non-compliance with new rules: Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp run the risk of losing legal immunity

The government had given such firms three months to comply with the new rules but as on Monday none of the firms have done so. Instead, they have under aegis of industry associations sought a six-month extension for complianc

The government had given such firms three months to comply with the new rules but as on Monday none of the firms have done so.

WhatsApp extends deadline to accept its ‘take it or leave it’ policy update till June 19 in some markets: Report

The controversial privacy policy was first brought in by WhatsApp in January this year, and users were given till February 8 to accept the policy.

सरकार ने Facebook से 6 महीने में 40,300 बार मांगा यूजर डेटा, फेसबुक की ट्रांसपैरेंसी रिपोर्ट से हुआ खुलासा

Facebook User Data Request: फेसबुक से यूजर्स का डेटा मांगने के मामले में भारत से आगे सिर्फ अमेरिका है.

Received 40300 government requests for user data from India reveals Facebook report

IT Ministry directs WhatsApp to withdraw new privacy policy: Govt sources

In fulfilment of its sovereign responsibility to protect the rights and interests of Indian citizens, the government will consider various options available to it under laws in India, sources added.

WhatsApp-rival Signal tried to expose Facebook’s targeted advertising business model, here’s what happened next

The post, titled 'The Instagram ads Facebook won't show you', states that Signal created multi-variant targeted ads that showed exactly the extent of data that the social media giant collected.

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