WhatsApp Self-Message Feature Now Rolling Out For Users In India: Here’s How It Works

WhatsApp has confirmed that the self-message feature is coming to all users in India. The feature will be made available via an update which is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. WhatsApp is calling this feature, “message yourself” and basically, it will allow WhatsApp users to message themselves, which comes in handy while keeping […]

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Data of 500 million-plus WhatsApp users at risk: Countries affected and other details

WhatsApp is the most-popular instant messaging service in the world. The app can also be used for voice/video calls, document storage and making payments. The Meta-owned platform is used by two billion-plus users across the world. Now, a recent report claims that a database containing the phone numbers of nearly 500 million WhatsApp users was […]

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Facebook Receiving Users’ Financial Information From Tax-Filing Websites: Report

Last Updated: November 24, 2022, 08:45 AM IST Well-known services like TaxAct are required to provide personal information in order to calculate their returns. (File Photo: Reuters) The information received by Facebook could be used by the company to improve its advertising algorithms, no matter whether the person using the tax filing service has an […]

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iPhone users will soon be able to message themselves on WhatsApp

Almost a week after rolling it out to beta users on Android, WhatsApp has started to release the “message yourself” feature to iOS. The feature will enable iPhone users to ‘send messages to yourself’. You can save your number on your phone, refresh the list and open it as an individual chat to send messages. […]

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Instagram Is Now Adding Schedule Feature For Posts And Reels For Users

Last Updated: November 10, 2022, 6:27 PM IST Instagram is enhancing its scheduling feature Instagram already has this feature for posts but now creators are getting more tools to enhance their experience on the app. Instagram is moving beyond photos and videos, the platform is equally focused on content and messages. And to show its […]

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Chromebook users, here’s why you should install the latest Chrome OS update right away

Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) has a new warning for some Chromebook users. The government body has reported some vulnerabilities in some versions of the Chrome OS operating system which powers the Chromebook devices available in the market. For those who don’t know, CERT-IN is a nodal agency under the Ministry of Electronics and […]

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Netflix Says Users Sharing Password With Friends Will Have To Pay: All Details

Netflix users will have to pay even when they share passwords very soon. The streaming platform is annoyed about the feature being misused, denying the company of additional users. So, instead of blocking the feature, Netflix could start charging a small fee for those sharing the password. According to a new Bloomberg report, Netflix is […]

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Google Pixel 7 Pro Early Users Report Scrolling Issues

Google Pixel 7 Pro powered by the second-generation Tensor G2 SoC was unveiled in India last week alongside the vanilla Pixel 7. Now, users are complaining about faulty scrolling on Google’s latest flagship smartphone. As per user reports on Reddit, the display on the flagship phone offers a “sticky” and inconsistent scrolling experience. Several customers […]

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Facebook Follower Counter Drops for Several Users, Mark Zuckerberg’s Count Drops Below 10,000: Details

Several users of Meta’s Facebook are complaining losing majority of their followers on the social media platform due to unknown reasons. Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has lost over 119 million followers which has brought down his follower count to below 10,000. “Facebook created a tsunami that wiped away my almost 900,000 followers and […]

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WhatsApp Paid Subscription Service Reportedly Rolling Out in Beta for Business Users

Instant messaging and calling service WhatsApp premium subscription service has not officially launched yet; however, it is now available for beta users. According to a report by WABetaInfo, this means that only the WhatsApp beta programme members can access the Premium menu, where all the extra features reside. As per the report, the premium subscription […]

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Explained: BlackByte ransomware operation and how it is affecting Windows users

The US security agency FBI has issued a warning against a relatively new ransomware operation named BlackByte. The operation is targeting PCs that run on Microsoft Windows. FBI issued the new warning after the BlackByte ransomware gang attacked critical infrastructure and other high-profile targets in the country. Cybersecurity researchers at Sophos have reported that this […]

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Want To Use 5G On Your Smartphone? Here’s How It Will Work For Jio, Airtel And Vi Users

5G has launched in India on Saturday and Airtel 5G service has started its service in 8 top cities, with others to follow suit in the coming days. Most buyers are getting a 5G phone these days, and millions already own one. So, if you are in any of the supported top 8 metro cities […]

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5G in India: When and How Will Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea 5G Services Be Available for Users

5G telecom services were launched in India on Saturday during the India Mobile Congress event in Delhi. Representatives from the three major telecom providers in the country — Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone idea (Vi) — were also present. Following the announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the three companies also revealed their initial […]

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Google Chrome will soon show the ‘correct’ tab count for Android users

Google Chrome on Android will soon start counting the total number of tabs that you have opened separately. In 2021, Google Chrome started creating Tab Groups on Android where the number of tabs opened inside a group is shown as a single tab beside the Omnibox. Google seems to have started rolling out Chrome version […]

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iOS 16.1 beta adds ‘Adaptive Transparency’ feature to original AirPods Pro: What it means for users

Apple released the third beta of iOS 16.1 to developers earlier this week, and it seems to be bringing ‘Adaptive Transparency’ mode to the original AirPods Pro. The ‘Adaptive Transparency’ debuted with the newly announced second-generation AirPods Pro. As per users on Reddit, the latest iOS 16.1 beta brings a new firmware 5A304A for the […]

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Meta allows users to connect their wallets, share digital collectibles on Facebook, Instagram in the US

Meta has announced that Instagram and Facebook users in the US can now connect their wallets and share their digital collectibles on their handles. The users can also cross-post their digital collectibles across both these platforms. The development comes almost two months after the company expanded non-fungible tokens (NFT) support on Instagram to 100 countries […]

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Privacy issue: SC Constitution bench to hear on Jan 17, 2023 plea challenging WhatsApp’s policy to share users’ data | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would take up on January 17, 2023 a plea by two students contending that WhatsApp’s policy to share users’ data with parent company Facebook and others is a violation of their privacy and free speech. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice K M Joseph asked […]

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