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Police catch criminal after spotting fingerprint in WhatsApp photo

Even on encrypted messaging platforms, be careful what you send.  Police officers in South Wales were able to identify a drug dealer's fingerprints from an old WhatsApp photo, the BBC reports. The fingerprint helped secure 11 drug-trafficking
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Even the founder of WhatsApp thinks you should delete Facebook

It turns out even $19 billion isn't enough to convince people of the merits of Facebook. In what will surely be another blow to Facebook, WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton appears to have joined the growing movement to leave the social network. SEE
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It's 2018, and BlackBerry just sued Facebook

BlackBerry is suing Facebook for patent infringement. The Canadian tech company — adored by Kim Kardashian and once the most cherished texting device available — has accused Facebook of improperly using its "mobile messaging intelligence
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5 questions Facebook's 'privacy principles' don't answer

Facebook wants you to know it really does care about your privacy. So much so that on Monday the company released its list of seven "privacy principles" that are meant to govern how the company deals with its 2 billion users' personal data. 
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WhatsApp now lets iPhone users watch YouTube videos within the app

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times WhatsApp has finally rolled out a new feature for iOS users where they can play YouTube videos right within the instant messaging app.Beginning Thursday, when your friend sends a
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WhatsApp may launch peer-to-peer payment service by February-end

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times WhatsApp’s highly anticipated peer-to-peer payment service may become available to users in India as early as next month.The Facebook-owned instant messaging company is working to
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WhatsApp web-inspired feature comes to Google Allo; Here’s how it works

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Google has added a new feature, Allo Web, to its Allo messaging application that will allow users to chat with their friends on a web browser. The functionality of the new feature
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WhatsApp may soon allow you to ‘recall’ message within five minutes

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Next time you send a message intended for your girlfriend mistakenly to someone else on WhatsApp, just chill. You may have soon a five-minute window to revoke such misdirected
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Saharanpur Dalit-Thakur violence: Here’s why UP blocked WhatsApp, social media

From: Hindustan Times By Samarth Bansal Recommended by: Hindustan times The Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn internet services in violence-hit Saharanpur in a bid to crack down on rumours and fake news on social media and