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November, 2019

  • 11 November

    WhatsApp for iPhone’s Recent Update Drastically Impacting Battery Life, User Reports

    WhatsApp is resulting in a battery draining issue on iPhone devices, multiple users have reported on social media. The user reports suggest that the issue has come in the limelight after the Facebook-owned company released WhatsApp for iPhone version 2.19.112 earlier this week. Alongside iPhone users, some Android users have ...

  • 10 November

    Facebook Apologises After Anonymous Post Alleges Racism at Company

    Facebook apologized on Friday after black employees anonymously shared feelings of workplace bias in an online post. The post shared at Medium by a “FB Blind” profile laid out perceived slights by managers, white colleagues, and the human resources department. “No one at Facebook, or anywhere, should have to put ...

  • 9 November

    Instagram Like Counts Will Disappear for Some Users in the US Starting Next Week

    Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding “likes” at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US. Facebook in September confirmed it is dabbling with no longer making a public display of how many “likes” are racked up by posts. “Heads ...

  • 8 November

    WhatsApp Business Gets ‘Catalog’ to Help Small Businesses Showcase, Share Offerings Easily

    WhatsApp Business app is getting a feature called ‘Catalog'. As its name suggests, the new feature is designed to help small businesses showcase and share their offerings through a distinct catalogue of products. This comes as an upgrade as businesses so far could only share product photos and information with ...

  • 7 November

    Twitter Rolls Out Fix for Auto-Scrolling Issue on iOS

    Twitter is rolling out an update that brings along a fix for the auto-scrolling issue on iOS. After many users reported about this issue, the company itself acknowledged that the iOS app is plagued with an automatic scrolling bug that wouldn't allow users to read tweets at peace. This issue ...

  • 6 November

    How to Setup Fingerprint Lock on WhatsApp

    Over the past few months, WhatsApp has rolled out a bunch of new updates for both Android and iOS. One of these new updates lets you add a fingerprint lock to WhatsApp. This means that you can't access WhatsApp chats without unlocking the app via a fingerprint saved on the ...

  • 5 November

    TikTok Declines to Testify to US Congress About China

    Executives from the Chinese video app TikTok have declined to testify at a congressional hearing set for Tuesday that aims to explore the tech industry and its ties to China, a move that threatens to intensify the social-media company's woes in Washington at a moment when it's under investigation. Sen. ...

  • 4 November

    WhatsApp Said to Have Shared ‘Technical Jargon’ With Government, Didn’t Mention Pegasus

    Soon after tech giant WhatsApp got into a face off with the Indian government claiming its officials met the Indian government in the last five months, government sources say the information provided was “pure technical jargon”. Government sources also say that WhatsApp had given information to CERT-IN, a government agency ...

  • 3 November

    WhatsApp for iPhone Might Get 2 Versions of Dark Theme, Netflix Trailer Streaming Feature Arrives

    WhatsApp has long been rumoured to introduce a dark theme on its mobile app, but so far, we have only seen traces of it. It appears that WhatsApp on iOS will get two versions of dark theme that will vary in the strength of black shade applied across the app's ...

  • 2 November

    WhatsApp Hack: Government Said to Be Concerned Over Non-Disclosure of Breach in Past Meetings

    The government has expressed concern over WhatsApp not disclosing Pegasus hacking incident during its multiple rounds of discussions with the Centre since June, according to sources. A senior government functionary, who did not wish to be named, questioned whether this was a rearguard action by WhatsApp to prevent the government ...