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Ananya Panday quizzed by NCB for four hours in drugs case

Updated on Oct 23, 2021 12:38 AM IST

WhatsApp, FB must abide by law: Centre tells HC in affidavit

WhatsApp was among the first big companies to challenge Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 saying its section 4(2) would amount to a “dangerous invasion of privacy” and defeat a concept known as end-to-end encryption (AFP)
Updated on Oct 23, 2021 01:47 AM IST

Will WhatsApp stay ‘inaccessible’ at night? Know truth behind viral message

The fake message doing the rounds on the internet claimed that a “monthly charge” of 499 would be applicable to WhatsApp users to activate their accounts. 
Published on Oct 12, 2021 10:50 PM IST

Telegram says gained over 70 million new users during Facebook outage

The Telegram application on a smartphone arranged in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. Signal and Telegram, two private messenger apps, saw downloads and user sign-ups soar during the extended downtime of Facebook Inc.�s network of apps and services. Photographer: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg
Published on Oct 06, 2021 05:40 AM IST

Facebook's longest outage yet was flagged by Downdetector. Here's how it works

Updated on Oct 05, 2021 10:12 AM IST

Facebook blames ‘faulty configuration change’ for hours-long outage

The Facebook outage is the largest-ever tracked by web monitoring group Downdetector.
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 09:47 AM IST

WhatsApp ‘entirely’ back online after hours of outage

The WhatsApp head said he was grateful to all those who worked hard to bring the app back online after the technical snag. 
Published on Oct 05, 2021 09:05 AM IST

As Facebook goes dark, Zuckerberg loses $7 billion, drops down billionaire list

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Paley Center in New York. 
Published on Oct 05, 2021 06:30 AM IST

FB, WhatsApp, Instagram hit by massive global outage: Tracker

The error message on Facebook’s webpage suggested a Domain Name System (DNS) error.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 06:08 AM IST

Why Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were all down. Explained

Small toy figures are seen in front of displayed Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram logos in this illustration. 
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 10:06 AM IST

After longest Facebook outage, Mark Zuckerberg issues a personal apology 

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg 
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 06:31 AM IST

Facebook, WhatsApp & Instagram restore services after over 6 hours of outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down in parts of the world on Monday, 
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 04:40 AM IST

‘Hello literally everyone’: Twitter after Facebook, WhatsApp, IG global outage

Twitter is filled with memes following the global outage of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram. (Reuters)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 01:18 AM IST

Facebook down in global outage; shares fall 5.5%

Facebook shares fell 5.5% in afternoon trading on Monday, inching towards its worst day in nearly a year.
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 11:15 PM IST

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram face worldwide outage

The company did not say what might be causing the outage
Published on Oct 04, 2021 11:09 PM IST

Netizens react with hilarious memes as Facebook, IG and WhatsApp face outage

WhatsApp banned more than three million Indian accounts between June 16 and July 31. 
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 09:59 AM IST

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook down for users

Users have reported that they were unable to access WhatsApp
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 12:48 AM IST

Why WhatsApp banned 20 lakh Indian accounts in August 2021

PUBISHED ON Oct 02, 2021 09:24 PM IST

Banned over 2 million Indian accounts in August, says WhatsApp

WhatsApp banned more than three million Indian accounts between June 16 and July 31. 
Published on Oct 02, 2021 11:41 AM IST

WhatsApp group at centre of Thane gang rape case under police lens

Police are investigating a WhatsApp group that the survivor of the Thane gang rape and some of the accused were part of, an officer said on Saturday. (Representational image)
Updated on Sep 26, 2021 01:02 AM IST

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: 15 inspirational and motivational quotes

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: 10 Inspirational and motivational quotes
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 10:15 AM IST

WhatsApp breaches EU privacy laws, faces 225mn Euro fine from Ireland

Ireland has come under pressure for not taking a firm enough line against tech giants, who are generally understood to be drawn to the country by its low corporate tax rate of 12.5 percent.
Published on Sep 02, 2021 06:18 PM IST

WhatsApp banned over 30 lakh Indian accounts in June-July. Here's why

The new IT rules which came into effect on May 26 require large digital platforms (with over 5 million users) to publish compliance reports every month
Published on Sep 01, 2021 10:56 AM IST

Delhi HC notice to Centre over WhatsApp, FB petitions against the new IT rules

HC notice to Centre over WhatsApp, FB petitions against the new IT rules
Updated on Aug 28, 2021 04:32 AM IST

'New Era': Covid-19 vaccination slots can now be booked on WhatsApp

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, India has, so far, inoculated about 58.89 crore beneficiaries against the deadly virus. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 24, 2021 11:21 AM IST

WhatsApp head slams Apple's plan to scan iPhones for images of child abuse

Cathcart assured that WhatsApp will not adopt Apple’s approach to combat child sexual abuse.
Published on Aug 07, 2021 04:42 PM IST

'No urgency needed': Delhi HC on pleas challenging WhatsApp's privacy policy

WhatsApp (Representational photo/Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 22, 2021 03:24 PM IST

2 million accounts blocked in one month: WhatsApp in report

In the period between May 15 and June 15, the company received 345 complaints from India, where it has 530 million users.
Updated on Jul 16, 2021 02:19 AM IST

Facebook bypasses EU's ban on WhatsApp data due to increased control

Facebook accounts for nine of these investigations and more are pending into its WhatsApp and Instagram businesses.
Published on Jul 15, 2021 10:14 PM IST

WhatsApp will put policy on hold till data law is enacted

The contentious privacy policy also invited interventions by the Union government, which on multiple occasions urged the company to withdraw it.
Updated on Jul 10, 2021 04:13 AM IST
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