Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced that it has selected 20 research teams worldwide - including experts from India and those of Indian origin -- who will work towards how misinformation spreads and what additional steps the mobile messaging platform could take to curb fake news.
Telecom regulator Trai issued a long-awaited consultation paper to debate whether Over-The-Top (OTT) services, including Whatsapp and Skype, should be brought under the regulatory regime.
The Delhi High Court restrained Jindal Steel and Power Ltd as also social media platforms Facebook and YouTube from "displaying, disseminating or propagating" a report by a infrastructure think tank regarding the TMT steel bars bearing the Kamdhenu trademark.
Facebook Inc said a human rights report it commissioned on its presence in Myanmar showed it had not done enough to prevent its social network from being used to incite violence.
Election authorities have asked the Telangana government to initiate necessary action over allegations that public relations officers (PROs) working with caretaker ministers were involved in 'canvassing' for the TRS on social media ahead of the assembly elections next month.
WhatsApp Wednesday said it will display advertisements in its 'Status' section to monetise the popular messaging platform that has about 1.5 billion users globally.
WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels Wednesday said the company is focussed on values like security and privacy to ensure that its product remains a utility that helps users communicate in everyday life.
The government Wednesday said it is not seeking decryption of messages on WhatsApp but rather the location and identity of those spreading misinformation that provokes violence and heinous offences.
Samsung Mobile tops the list of most popular brands in India, according to a report released.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) announced that it would work with WhatsApp to educate and train small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on how WhatsApp Business app can help them grow their businesses.