India leading Signal's growth following WhatsApp user data row, claims COO

"As a country, India has always been ahead of the curve at adopting the best technology," the COO said

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WhatsApp is rewriting the definition of privacy to suit its business in India

WhatsApp has over 2 billion users, out of which 400 million are from India. Recently, many users in India changed their WhatsApp display pictures to "boycott WhatsApp" logos

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Sellers on dark web promise vaccines. After charging $1000 in bitcoin, nothing is delivered.

Sellers on the dark side of the internet are capitalising on pandemic panic and scamming people seeking vaccines

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It's time to regulate social media giants before they regulate us

The world is facing a peculiar challenge of filtering content and engagement on social media in a bid to contain hate speech, which was blamed for the recent attack on US Capitol which left five…

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'It stays between you': WhatsApp issues clarification after update in privacy policy

WhatsApp Inc claimed that the change in privacy policy is instead a move to bring in more transparency on user data sharing

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Hacker reveals massive data leak in social networking app Parler after US Capitol siege

The conservative social network Parler was forced offline Monday, tracking websites showed after Amazon warned the company would lose access to its servers for its failure to properly police…

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Final nail in coffin: Telegram again trolls Whatsapp over new privacy update

The concerns were raised as the deadline to accept the new privacy policy is February 8 otherwise access to encrypted voice and video calls will be cut off

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Twitter's regular audit labelled a 'purge' by Trump supporters after losing followers

Twitter's task of checking whether real people use unverified accounts on the portal has created a ruckus among the supporters of Donald Trump, and many of his government officials

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American agencies using facial recognition tools to nab US Capitol rioters

In the aftermath of the attack on the US Capitol, local law enforcement agencies are trying to nab all the perpetrators involved in the incident. As more details of the violence at the Capitol…

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Elon Musk asks people to use Signal app instead of WhatsApp and Facebook over privacy issues

Tesla CEO Musk appealed to people to switch to more encrypted apps than WhatsApp and Facebook and specifically mentioned Signal when asked about a safer alternative by his followers

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After Google, Apple and Amazon suspend Parler social networking app for 'threats of violence'

Apple had given the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants' using the service to coordinate Wednesday's siege of the US Capitol

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Hyundai in talks with Apple for developing electric cars

Following the news, the shares of Hyundai skyrocketed 19.4 per cent in Seoul, with its affiliate Kia also seeing a rise of 8.4 per cent at the close

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YouTube removes thousands of videos posted from Donald Trump's channel

Following the violence and ruckus seen at the US Capitol, earlier social media giants Twitter and Facebook on Thursday suspended Trump's accounts

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Facebook drops 'likes' button from public pages, to focus only on followers

Facebook Inc has dropped the 'likes' button from its redesigned public pages used by artists, public figures and brands.

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Privacy for sale as Apple and Facebook fight for consumers

The data privacy feature is Apple's latest move against Facebook and Facebook has shot back by sneaking in a privacy update on WhatsApp.

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