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How WhatsApp is informing users about its new features

The messaging platform has shared a video about a conversation between a father and a son centred on WhatsApp’s privacy features.

WhatsApp has recently launched many features with aim to strengthen privacy of its users. ((REUTERS))
WhatsApp has recently launched many features with aim to strengthen privacy of its users. ((REUTERS))
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 09:25 AM IST

Ways to respond when you need privacy: Psychotherapist shares insights

From saying a direct no to appreciating the other person’s concern for us, here’s a range of ways to respond when we need privacy.

-Ways to respond when you need privacy: Psychotherapist shares insights(Unsplash)
-Ways to respond when you need privacy: Psychotherapist shares insights(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 28, 2022 12:03 PM IST

Apex court ruling expands the right to be forgotten and right to privacy

The order by a bench of justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and MM Sundresh, which was pronounced on Monday but the full order uploaded only on Thursday, heeded the petition of an estranged wife who contended that the availability of the names, addresses and other personal information on the web violated her right to be forgotten, which has been acknowledged as party of the right to privacy by the top court in its landmark 2017 judgment.

Senior advocate Geeta Luthra lauded the Supreme Court’s order, saying there must be a right to anonymity for an individual to move away from the past and build a new life.
Senior advocate Geeta Luthra lauded the Supreme Court’s order, saying there must be a right to anonymity for an individual to move away from the past and build a new life.
Updated on Jul 22, 2022 05:47 AM IST

Now, Google will allow you to hide personal data from searches

Google's new policy also allows the removal of other information that may pose a risk for identity theft, such as confidential log-in credentials.

Google on said it is expanding options to keep personal information away from online searches.
Google on said it is expanding options to keep personal information away from online searches.
Published on Apr 29, 2022 01:33 PM IST

WhatsApp thanks Parliamentary committee after meeting on data privacy

The committee met the officials of Twitter and Facebook to hear their views on safeguarding citizens’ rights and prevention of misuse of social and online news media platforms.

WhatsApp has assured that they do not expand its ability to share user data with its parent company Facebook and is working to address the
WhatsApp has assured that they do not expand its ability to share user data with its parent company Facebook and is working to address the "misinformation" that was being spread about its privacy norms.(MINT_PRINT)
Updated on Jan 21, 2021 10:30 PM IST
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