Facebook, Instagram stop working yet again; Twitterati open bag of memes

Several users of Facebook and Instagram started complaining about not being able to access the social media platforms yet again. The issue has happened again in less than four days

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'Here for the articles': Pornhub goes up as Facebook servers were down

Pornhub saw an increase of about half a million extra users per hour during the hours that the Facebook servers were down

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Telegram gains 70 million new users as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram crash

One such incident happened when the global outage of Facebook Inc. took place. Telegram, an instant messaging service like WhatsApp, gained nearly 70 million new users on Monday when the social…

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Why did Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp shut down?

Social media outages are not uncommon: Instagram alone has experienced more than 80 in the past year in the United States, according to website builder ToolTester

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down for users

Users have taken to Twitter to complain that they are not able to use the services.

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Irish watchdog fines WhatsApp $267 million after European Union privacy probe

The watchdog's announcement wraps up an investigation into the Facebook-owned messaging service that opened in December 2018, after the EU rules, known as General Data Protection Regulation, or…

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What are social media giants doing to curb Taliban amid Afghanistan crisis?

The Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan poses a new challenge for big US tech companies on handling content created by a group considered to be terrorists by some world governments.

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WhatsApp is doing a Snapchat: Facebook-owned messaging service rolls out option for disappearing photos, videos

Users prefer WhatsApp over Snapchat because it is available on a personal computer, does not have advertisements, can be personalised, and supports more languages

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'View once', multiple device connection, and more: Here are WhatsApp's new features

In new feature, several devices will be able to connect to one's WhatsApp, even if there is no active internet connection on the main device

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Considering leaving WhatsApp? Here are a few apps that can be used as substitutes

Let us take a look at these top three alternatives of WhatsApp that you can use: 

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India takes on WhatsApp with fresh warning against new data policy

Earlier this month, WhatsApp relaxed its May 15 deadline to accept the new terms. Before that, the company also said that those who don't accept will lose functionality. Now, WhatsApp has tweaked…

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WhatsApp delays enforcing new privacy terms after Germany halts data sharing

It comes after a German regulator on Tuesday slapped a three-month ban on Facebook collecting user data from WhatsApp accounts and referred the case to an EU watchdog, citing concerns about…

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Germany halts Facebook sharing WhatsApp data

The tech giant informed WhatsApp users earlier this year that they had to consent to a new data-use policy to continue using the service

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German regulator taking action against WhatsApp over 'illegal' data collection

The regulator in the city-state of Hamburg said that it had opened emergency proceedings against Facebook after WhatsApp earlier this year informed users that they would need to consent to new…

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WhatsApp rolls out stickers to spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness: Check out details

In India, WhatsApp has cooperated with MyGov to give data related to COVID-19 through a chatbot

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Indian govt in high court defends IT rule requiring WhatsApp to trace originator of message

The Centre said reasons regarding 'technical difficulties cannot be an excuse to refuse compliance to the law of the land and if a platform does not have the means to trace the first originator …

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Facebook, Instagram stop working yet again; Twitterati open bag of memes

Several users of Facebook and Instagram started complaining about not being able to access the social media platforms yet again. The issue has happened again in less than four days

Read Article

'Here for the articles': Pornhub goes up as Facebook servers were down

Pornhub saw an increase of about half a million extra users per hour during the hours that the Facebook servers were down

Read Article

Telegram gains 70 million new users as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram crash

One such incident happened when the global outage of Facebook Inc. took place. Telegram, an instant messaging service like WhatsApp, gained nearly 70 million new users on Monday when the social…

Read Article

Why did Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp shut down?

Social media outages are not uncommon: Instagram alone has experienced more than 80 in the past year in the United States, according to website builder ToolTester

Read Article

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down for users

Users have taken to Twitter to complain that they are not able to use the services.

Read Article

Irish watchdog fines WhatsApp $267 million after European Union privacy probe

The watchdog's announcement wraps up an investigation into the Facebook-owned messaging service that opened in December 2018, after the EU rules, known as General Data Protection Regulation, or…

Read Article

What are social media giants doing to curb Taliban amid Afghanistan crisis?

The Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan poses a new challenge for big US tech companies on handling content created by a group considered to be terrorists by some world governments.

Read Article

WhatsApp is doing a Snapchat: Facebook-owned messaging service rolls out option for disappearing photos, videos

Users prefer WhatsApp over Snapchat because it is available on a personal computer, does not have advertisements, can be personalised, and supports more languages

Read Article

'View once', multiple device connection, and more: Here are WhatsApp's new features

In new feature, several devices will be able to connect to one's WhatsApp, even if there is no active internet connection on the main device

Read Article

Considering leaving WhatsApp? Here are a few apps that can be used as substitutes

Let us take a look at these top three alternatives of WhatsApp that you can use: 

Read Article

India takes on WhatsApp with fresh warning against new data policy

Earlier this month, WhatsApp relaxed its May 15 deadline to accept the new terms. Before that, the company also said that those who don't accept will lose functionality. Now, WhatsApp has tweaked…

Read Article

WhatsApp delays enforcing new privacy terms after Germany halts data sharing

It comes after a German regulator on Tuesday slapped a three-month ban on Facebook collecting user data from WhatsApp accounts and referred the case to an EU watchdog, citing concerns about…

Read Article

Germany halts Facebook sharing WhatsApp data

The tech giant informed WhatsApp users earlier this year that they had to consent to a new data-use policy to continue using the service

Read Article

German regulator taking action against WhatsApp over 'illegal' data collection

The regulator in the city-state of Hamburg said that it had opened emergency proceedings against Facebook after WhatsApp earlier this year informed users that they would need to consent to new…

Read Article

WhatsApp rolls out stickers to spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness: Check out details

In India, WhatsApp has cooperated with MyGov to give data related to COVID-19 through a chatbot

Read Article

Global outage of Facebook services including WhatsApp causes mayhem on Twitter

The issue had also affected the company's online messaging services Whatsapp and Messenger, with #whatsappoutage trending on Twitter in many countries, including India

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Apple doesn't want people to use Android, WhatsApp CEO alleges

Citing Apple's messaging service, Cathcart said the iMessage experience is better if everyone else has an iPhone, and therefore, Apple has been manipulating the users

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WhatsApp announces updated policy, reiterates 'committed to privacy'

The new features of the platform include customers, who can message businesses to ask questions, make purchases, and get information and simplification of the layout of the Privacy Policy, making…

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WhatsApp decides to move ahead with privacy policy update despite backlash

In its latest blog, WhatsApp said it will start reminding users to review and accept updates to keep using the messaging platform.

Read Article

Indian govt in high court defends IT rule requiring WhatsApp to trace originator of message

The Centre said reasons regarding 'technical difficulties cannot be an excuse to refuse compliance to the law of the land and if a platform does not have the means to trace the first originator …

Read Article

Facebook, Instagram stop working yet again; Twitterati open bag of memes

Several users of Facebook and Instagram started complaining about not being able to access the social media platforms yet again. The issue has happened again in less than four days

Read Article

'Here for the articles': Pornhub goes up as Facebook servers were down

Pornhub saw an increase of about half a million extra users per hour during the hours that the Facebook servers were down

Read Article

Telegram gains 70 million new users as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram crash

One such incident happened when the global outage of Facebook Inc. took place. Telegram, an instant messaging service like WhatsApp, gained nearly 70 million new users on Monday when the social…

Read Article

Why did Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp shut down?

Social media outages are not uncommon: Instagram alone has experienced more than 80 in the past year in the United States, according to website builder ToolTester

Read Article

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down for users

Users have taken to Twitter to complain that they are not able to use the services.

Read Article

Irish watchdog fines WhatsApp $267 million after European Union privacy probe

The watchdog's announcement wraps up an investigation into the Facebook-owned messaging service that opened in December 2018, after the EU rules, known as General Data Protection Regulation, or…

Read Article

What are social media giants doing to curb Taliban amid Afghanistan crisis?

The Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan poses a new challenge for big US tech companies on handling content created by a group considered to be terrorists by some world governments.

Read Article

WhatsApp is doing a Snapchat: Facebook-owned messaging service rolls out option for disappearing photos, videos

Users prefer WhatsApp over Snapchat because it is available on a personal computer, does not have advertisements, can be personalised, and supports more languages

Read Article

'View once', multiple device connection, and more: Here are WhatsApp's new features

In new feature, several devices will be able to connect to one's WhatsApp, even if there is no active internet connection on the main device

Read Article

Considering leaving WhatsApp? Here are a few apps that can be used as substitutes

Let us take a look at these top three alternatives of WhatsApp that you can use: 

Read Article

India takes on WhatsApp with fresh warning against new data policy

Earlier this month, WhatsApp relaxed its May 15 deadline to accept the new terms. Before that, the company also said that those who don't accept will lose functionality. Now, WhatsApp has tweaked…

Read Article

WhatsApp delays enforcing new privacy terms after Germany halts data sharing

It comes after a German regulator on Tuesday slapped a three-month ban on Facebook collecting user data from WhatsApp accounts and referred the case to an EU watchdog, citing concerns about…

Read Article

Germany halts Facebook sharing WhatsApp data

The tech giant informed WhatsApp users earlier this year that they had to consent to a new data-use policy to continue using the service

Read Article

German regulator taking action against WhatsApp over 'illegal' data collection

The regulator in the city-state of Hamburg said that it had opened emergency proceedings against Facebook after WhatsApp earlier this year informed users that they would need to consent to new…

Read Article

WhatsApp rolls out stickers to spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness: Check out details

In India, WhatsApp has cooperated with MyGov to give data related to COVID-19 through a chatbot

Read Article

Global outage of Facebook services including WhatsApp causes mayhem on Twitter

The issue had also affected the company's online messaging services Whatsapp and Messenger, with #whatsappoutage trending on Twitter in many countries, including India

Read Article

Apple doesn't want people to use Android, WhatsApp CEO alleges

Citing Apple's messaging service, Cathcart said the iMessage experience is better if everyone else has an iPhone, and therefore, Apple has been manipulating the users

Read Article

WhatsApp announces updated policy, reiterates 'committed to privacy'

The new features of the platform include customers, who can message businesses to ask questions, make purchases, and get information and simplification of the layout of the Privacy Policy, making…

Read Article

WhatsApp decides to move ahead with privacy policy update despite backlash

In its latest blog, WhatsApp said it will start reminding users to review and accept updates to keep using the messaging platform.

Read Article

From Instagram to Whatsapp: Victims of Facebook's 'buy and bury' strategy

Facebook has been accused of "buy or bury" strategy to snap up rivals and keep smaller competitors at bay. The social media giant's monopoly is known to all.

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