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Showing posts with label ‪WhatsApp‬‬. Show all posts

Receiving abusive, offensive messages on WhatsApp? Here’s what you can do now!

New Delhi: Offensive, threatening messages on WhatsApp? Fret Not as now you can file a complaint with the Department of Telecom (DoT) against such offensive messages received on WhatsApp.

“If anyone is receiving abusive/offensive/death threats/ vulgar WhatsApp messages, please send screenshots of the message along with the mobile numbers at

Department of Telecom has also asked Telecom Operators Mobile Service Providers to discontinue use of #Aadhaar for Sim Card Verification / New Postpaid or Prepaid Mobile Connection / SIM Replacement.

Groom's Family Calls Off Marriage Because The Bride Was Spending Too Much Time On WhatsApp

In a rather bizarre incident, a marriage in Uttar Pradesh was called off by the groom's family at the last moment for an unusual reason -WhatsApp!

The incident happened in Naugaon Sadat area of Amroha district on Wednesday. The bride and her family were waiting for the groom at the reception center when they were told over the phone that the marriage was called off. According to the bride's family, the groom's parent alleged that the girl was addicted to WhatsApp and was spending too much time on her phone.

They even had a problem with the bride sending messages on WhatsApp to her in-laws before the marriage!

WhatsApp will soon stop working on these devices, see if yours is on the list

WhatsApp plans to end its support for several smartphones this year. Yes, the chat app has updated its support page to add few more names to its list of phones that would stop supporting WhatsApp soon. The company has released a new list of phones that will stop receiving WhatsApp update by the end of the year 2018.

The chat company says that it is ending its support on these phones because they won't be able to support all the new features that WhatsApp plans to add in the future. Some of the devices in the list have already stopped supporting the chat app while some are set to lose the support by the end of this year.

The operating systems that have already stopped supporting WhatsApp are:

-- Android versions older than 2.3.3

-- Windows Phone 8.0 and older

-- iPhone 3GS/iOS 6

-- Nokia Symbian S60

-- BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10

The operating systems that are set to lose the support by this year are:

-- Nokia S40 until December 31, 2018

-- Android versions 2.3.7 and older until February 1, 2020

-- iOS 7 and older until February 1, 2020

WhatsApp leak case: Sebi orders Axis Bank to conduct internal probe

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Thursday pulled up Axis Bank for the alleged leak of its June-quarter earnings on social media platform WhatsApp. The market regulator said its preliminary examination showed “the messages circulated on WhatsApp groups almost matched with the quarter financial results of Axis Bank for June 2017, which were published subsequently”.

Sebi directed the bank to conduct an internal probe into the leak and submit its findings within three months. The inquiry should determine the people responsible for the leak, the regulator said. It also asked the private sector lender to “strengthen its processes, systems, controls” to ensure that such leaks were not repeated.