Payment service will be launched only after complying with RBI norms, WhatsApp tells Supreme Court

WhatsApp has assured the Supreme Court that only a trial run of its payments service is underway at present and that it would comply with Reserve Bank of India(RBI) norms before launching the full version. This assurance came when the Supreme Court was hearing a petition seeking directions for the messaging platform to comply with… Continue reading Payment service will be launched only after complying with RBI norms, WhatsApp tells Supreme Court

WhatsApp launches ‘tipline’ to tackle rumours ahead of elections

WhatsApp has unveiled its ‘Checkpoint Tipline’, where people can check the authenticity of information received as the messaging giant looks to crack down on fake news ahead of the general election in the country.It has been developed in collaboration with PROTO,an Indian based skilling start up. WhatsApp users can submit all the information received through… Continue reading WhatsApp launches ‘tipline’ to tackle rumours ahead of elections