Tag: Whatsapp

Telegram tops downloads amid WhatsApp privacy concerns

Sensor Tower report says it was the top downloaded non-gaming app in January Messaging app Telegram seems to have benefited the most in January from the public backlash against the proposed changes in privacy policy by the market leader WhatsApp. According to the analytics firm Sensor Tower, Telegram was the top downloaded non-gaming app in January, […]

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Parliamentary Panel raises concerns about WhatsApp policy update

WhatsApp had on January 16 delayed the introduction of the new privacy policy to May 15 after user backlash over sharing of user data and information with the parent company, Facebook Inc. Members also flagged the issue of proposed changes to the privacy policy of WhatsApp and highlighted the concerns of Indian citizens. The company’s […]

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Warning signal for WhatsApp in India

Signal and Telegram see surge in downloads after Facebook-owned messaging app announces privacy changes Messaging platform WhatsApp’s proposed move to share data with its parent company Facebook has created a stir in India – its largest market with a user base of about 400 million. Rival platforms such as Telegram and Signal have witnessed a […]

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Video:How private is WhatsApp, what can Facebook see and should you look at alternatives

In a clarification on its privacy policy update, WhatsApp has made a distinction between private and business messages. What does the update change for you, and does it call for switching to another app? Amid continuing concerns over its new privacy policy released a few days ago, WhatsApp on Tuesday had to clarify yet again that the […]

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Explainer: Here’s what you need to know about WhatsApp’s new privacy policy

Given WhatsApp has rolled out payments in India and other countries, it is not surprising to see this part of the privacy policy getting expanded further. WhatsApp’s updated terms of service and privacy policy gives more insight into how the messaging platform will use user data and, more importantly, share it with its parent company Facebook going […]

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