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    WhatsApp takes Indian govt to court over new digital rules

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 03:23pm on May 26, 2021

    California-headquartered WhatsApp has taken the Indian government to court over the country’s new digital rules that make it mandatory for all instant messaging apps to...

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    BASIC Bank launches WhatsApp banking service

    | Updated at 11:07pm on April 13, 2021

    BASIC Bank has become the first state-owned to launch its WhatsApp banking service, said a press release. The bank’s chairman, Abul Hashem, inaugurated the service...

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    Three Facebook-owned apps go down in brief outages

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:25am on March 20, 2021

    Social media platforms WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger all went down in a brief outage at around 1730 GMT on Friday, according to the tech...

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    Tougher EU privacy rules loom for Messenger, Zoom

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:34pm on February 10, 2021

    Messaging apps such as Messenger or WhatsApp and video calls on Zoom face stricter privacy rules in Europe, after a draft law passed a key...

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    Turkish messaging app BiP booms in Bangladesh

    New Age Online | Updated at 06:46pm on January 17, 2021

    Turkish messaging app BiP ranked the top of the users’ list in Bangladesh amid the concerns about privacy protection on WhatsApp. BiP currently holds the...

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    WhatsApp recordings throw lifeline to Sahel artists

    Agence France-Presse. Dakar | Updated at 11:39pm on December 14, 2020

    Ali Traore, dressed in black, sits down to record in his lively courtyard in Mali’s capital Bamako, with children frolicking on the dirt ground between...

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    Facebook, Messenger and Instagram all crash

    Online Desk | Updated at 05:58pm on December 10, 2020

    Users across the world reported problems with Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger on Thursday — some of the most popular social media apps around the world...

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    United States authorities sue Facebook for abusing market power

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Washington | Updated at 11:30am on December 10, 2020

    The United States government and 48 states and districts sued Facebook Wednesday, accusing it of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller...

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    WhatsApp adds new feature to push deeper into e-commerce

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco, United States | Updated at 11:54am on December 09, 2020

    WhatsApp on Tuesday added virtual shopping carts people can load with purchases and then use to fire off orders to businesses as the Facebook-owned messaging...

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    WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India’s phone payment battle

    | Updated at 11:35pm on November 06, 2020

    WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India’s fast growing digital payments...