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Social media platforms to implement User Identity Verification

Social media platforms to implement User Identity Verification

As per this requirement, social media platforms have to impact user verification mechanism This is in-line with the new bill Personal Data Protection Bill approved by Union Cabinet few days ago Indian government is leaving no stone un-turned when it comes to data privacy and preventing spread of fake news. Data protection and putting a check on the spread of fake news is very important when it comes to social media platform like WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter etc. India is one…

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WhatsApp cannot start UPI powered payments business in India: Reserve bank of India tells Supreme Court

WhatsApp cannot start UPI powered payments business in India: Reserve bank of India tells Supreme Court

WhatsApp has been, since long, facing a battle of Israeli spyware (Pegasus) controversy over granting access to a few select individuals phone through malware which enters a users phone through video calls. Meanwhile Reserve bank of India too had a sour news for WhatsApp saying that WhatsApp cannot start payment business. Reserve bank of India has told Supreme Court that the messaging platform is not compliant with data localization norms and National Payments Corporation of India(NPCI) has been directed to…

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WhatsApp adds another feature ‘Catalogs’ which will help small enterprises to showcase their products

WhatsApp adds another feature ‘Catalogs’ which will help small enterprises to showcase their products

Social messaging platform WhatsApp rolls out a new feature called as ‘Catalogs’ on WhatsApp Business App. This feature will help various business enterprises to display photographs of their different products which customers are interested into. This feature is intended to make products browsing easier. This feature is currently being rolled out into India, US and Indonesia. ‘Catalogs’ will be a mobile store front for businesses which will easily help them to display their products so that people can easily learn…

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Indian Govt asked WhatsApp to clarify on privacy breach concerns:

Indian Govt asked WhatsApp to clarify on privacy breach concerns:

‘Facebook owned company,WhatsApp, has been asked to clarify about the nature of privacy breach on its messaging platform that is affecting some users of India’ said IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” Prasad said in a tweet on Thursday. The story unfolded when WhatsApp sued Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group on last Tuesday. The messaging platform accused…

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