Free Press Journal
  • As lynchings rise, government tells WhatsApp to curb spread of misinformation

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday directed WhatsApp to immediately take steps to prevent the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages”, saying the social media platform cannot evade its responsibility, amid a spate of lynching cases purportedly triggered by posts circulated on such popular messaging apps.

  • Clicking WhatsApp links making users vulnerable to cybercrime

    London: Giving away a warning to all WhatsApp users across the globe, a report said that clicking on the links circulated on instant messaging app may expose and make them vulnerable to cyber attacks, reports IANS.

  • Instant messaging apps help elderly remain connected

    New Delhi: When Aditya Dubey took up a job in Sydney five years ago, his elderly parents had mixed feelings — they were happy for his success, but saddened by the fact that he would be so far away and practically inaccessible. There was, of course, the telephone, but even the weekly calls were a financial burden.

  • Whatsapp

    Facebook tops networking, WhatsApp in msg apps in India: TNS

    New Delhi: Facebook remains the most popular social networking site in India with 51 per cent of users logging on daily, while WhatsApp tops the list of instant messaging (IM) apps, according to report by global research consultancy firm TNS. As per the findings of ‘Connected Life’ — a global study of the digital attitudes and behaviours of 60,500 internet users across 50 countries, 55 per cent are on instant messaging every day.