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WhatsApp extends deadline for new privacy policy after people fled

WhatsApp on Friday announced that it will be extending the deadline of its confusing policy implementation by three months. The widely criticised policy required...

Why people are hating WhatsApp – a BlanCorp spiel…

Facebook’s mobile app theoretically could listen in on you, at least while you have it open. It even has a public feature that will try to recognize any audio in the background, like music or TV—but only while you’re entering a status update, and only if you’ve opted in

WhatsApp Will Delete Your Account If You Don’t Agree Sharing Data With Facebook

WhatsApp Will Delete Your Account If You Don't Agree Sharing Data With Facebook "Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA," opens WhatsApp's privacy policy. "Since we started WhatsApp, we've aspired to build our Services with a set of strong privacy principles in mind." But come February 8, 2021, this opening statement [...]

This Week in Apps: Conservative apps surge, Instagram redesigned, TikTok gets ghosted

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through...

Messenger Rooms are Facebook’s answer to Zoom and Houseparty for the pandemic

Facebook is rolling out a suite of new products to expand its capabilities in video chat. The company today announced Messenger Rooms, a tool...

Major WhatsApp Update Could Threaten Zoom’s Current Market Dominance

There is a surge in the demand for videoconferencing apps these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic . Zoom earned its popularity as one of the most used videoconferencing platforms because of the current health crisis. WhatsApp is preparing to challenge Zoom's dominance with an upcoming feature Zoom quickly became one of the most [...]

Facebook is adding a ‘hug’ reaction to show you care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Facebook is adding a new reaction to live alongside the Like button and the existing reactions: ‘Hug’

Facebook will now warn you if you’ve interacted with fake, dangerous coronavirus posts

Facebook has announced new measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19 misinformation by alerting users when they have interacted with fake or dangerous content. On Thursday, Facebook's vice president of Integrity, Guy Rosen, said in a blog post that the social media giant is going to start notifying users when they have liked, reacted [...]

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