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| 28 February, 2021, 11:36 AM IST | E-Paper

    WhatsApp working on beta version of dark mode for desktop users

    The messaging platform may officially release the feature after fixing several bugs.

    From buying groceries to paying for her daughter's classes, Venture Highway boss manages everything via phone

    Priya Mohan shares how her Apple watch has limitations when it comes to weight training.

    Open to answering any queries from govt on privacy policy update: WhatsApp

    WhatsApp Head Will Cathcart said the Facebook-owned company remains committed to privacy and security of users across India and will continue to explain to users that their messages are end-to-end encrypted.

    SpiceJet offers automated customer service and check-in facility on WhatsApp

    Domestic flights resumed in India on May 25 after a gap of two months due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. However, passengers have been asked to follow various rules such as mandatory online check-in in order to ensure social distancing and avoid coronavirus transmission.

    We will continue to aggressively invest in India: Facebook India's Head Ajit Mohan

    When we think of products and partnerships, we don't apply the lens of short term monetization. We look at can we have impact for the long term and can we build sustainable economic models also for the long term. And I think that's the same lens that we're bringing to India.

    WhatsApp uses FB platform for payments in India, provides more details in new privacy policy

    Almost 1 mn people are "testing" WhatsApp's payments service in India.

    Both citizens and tech companies will be served better with an element of regulation: Ajit Mohan MD, Facebook

    Facebook and its family of apps are an ally for India in the trajectory of economic growth and social development, said the official.

    With over 184 million monthly users, Facebook rolls out local camera effects designed for India

    Keeping customization at its core, Facebook made some India-specific announcements, in addition to some other new features.

    Congress-BJP social media war hots up over Gujarat elections

    With Gujarat state elections just weeks away, a bitter and caustic political social media war is in full swing.

    If WhatsApp can run in rural areas, so will GST platform: GSTN chief

    GSTN chief executive Prakash Kumar told TOI in an interview that even uploading the data under GST will not be difficult since the file will not be too large.

    In India, Facebook’s Whatsapp plays central role in elections

    Yet the most intense political campaigning was not taking place on the streets. Instead, the action was happening on WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by Facebook that has about 250 million users in India.

    How to reduce your SMS bill by using applications and services?

    Find out how the use of applications and services can make sending and receiving messages much cheaper.

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