WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after ‘surveillance’ attack

Facebook’s WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app as an added precaution after reporting that users might be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge. Read More
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LS poll reach midway, social media still struggling to fight fake news

Social media is still scrambling to control the spread of election-related misinformation, even now that the three phases of voting are over with four phases to go and the polls have reached a midway. Read More
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EC calls India heads of social sites for meeting over fake news

The Election Commission has asked the country heads of six social-media platforms for a meeting, which includes representatives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, ShareChat and TikTok, to fight fake news before the general election. Read More
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