Kashmiris enduring their region's ongoing internet blackout are losing their WhatsApp accounts because of the platform's policy on inactive accounts.
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Dozens of journalists, activists, and politicians were spied on in India. The Indian government hasn’t confirmed whether it ordered the hack.
A new report from human rights group Avaaz has found that “Facebook is being used as a megaphone for hate, pointed directly at vulnerable minorities.”
"This app violates our guidelines and local laws, and we have removed it from the App Store."
India Is Creating A National Facial Recognition System, And Critics Are Afraid Of What Will Happen Next
“Unless we all get plastic surgery at the same time, there’s nothing we can do about it.”
Instagram Won’t Say Whether It Will Protect The Identity Of An Anonymous Account Sharing #MeToo Allegations
Emails seen by BuzzFeed News show that Instagram offered support and reassurances to anonymous accounts naming sexual harassers — and then walked back when the courts got involved.
The company's CEO, Kevin Burns, also stepped down Wednesday.
The feature will let people in countries like India where millions of people still use feature phones ask Google Assistant for sports scores, weather forecasts, and more.
Violators will be jailed for up to three years and fined up to $7,000.
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“Human rights are being snatched away as we speak.”
Earlier this year, ShareChat took steps to clean up the platform, including removing accounts and content that violate its community guidelines.
WhatsApp is “a space for private conversations online.” An Indian court could make it public.
The new feature is part of WhatsApp's efforts to curb how misinformation spreads on its platform.
The announcement comes at the same time the company said it lost 130,000 subscribers in the United States from April through June.
"Brace yourself. Indian subscribers are coming!!!"
Fears about PUBG’s violence and addictiveness led officials in the Indian state of Gujarat to ban the video game. But things didn’t stop there — soon young men were being arrested for gaming.
Months after the man who shot 51 Muslims to death inside two Christchurch mosques streamed the attacks on Facebook Live, Facebook wants to clamp down.
This is the third time in weeks the country has banned social media in the wake of religious tension.