Free Press Journal
  • Data Leaks: Google, Facebook face over $9 bn in fines under GDPR

    San Francisco: Withing hours of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect on Friday, technology giants Google and Facebook have been hit with privacy complaints that could carry fines of up to $9.3 billion in total, a media report said.

  • Maharashtra: WhatsApp group admin assaulted after member’s removal

    Mumbai: The ‘administrator’ of a group on the popular messaging platform WhatsApp was assaulted at the behest of a member who was incensed by his removal from the group, the police have said. Ahmednagar-based Chaitanya Shivaji Bhor, 18, was attacked by three persons with a sharp weapon, a senior police official told PTI. The incident occurred at a mess on the night of May 17 on the Ahmednagar-Manmad road.

  • Facebook shuffles top management, eyes Blockchain: Report

    San Francisco: Mired in a massive data breach controversy, Facebook has reportedly rolled out biggest-ever shuffle at the senior management level since its inception — across platforms, including WhatsApp and Messenger.

  • Indore: Fun turns scary in WhatsApp messages

    Indore: Many Android and iOS device users are facing problems with WhatsApp after they deliberately tap on an eerie message, usually forwarded by their friends who want a quick laugh. The mysterious message includes a black dot that crashes WhatsApp and hangs the system.

  • WhatsApp CEO quits FB over data privacy concerns

    San Francisco : In a jolt to Facebook, WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum has decided to move on amid reports that he had a difference of opinion with parent company Facebook over data privacy, encryption and other issues.

  • WhatsApp rolls out ‘Restrict Group’ feature for admins: Report

    San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp is rolling out its “Restrict Group” for all iOS, Android and Windows Phone users — a feature that gives the group administrator powers to restrict other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so.

  • WhatsApp co-founder, CEO Jan Koum to leave Facebook

    Washington DC : WhatsApp co-founder, CEO and Facebook board member Jan Koum on Monday (local time) announced, in a post, that he is leaving the Facebook-owned company.

  • Mumbai: Policeman’s bid to control WhatsApp admins fails

    Mumbai: The Parbhani sub divisional police officer was recently forced to withdraw his controversial circular in which he instructed police inspectors to find out administrators of all WhatsApp groups which are active in their concerned jurisdiction areas.

  • Indore: Sex racket busted, 7 women arrested

    Indore: City police busted a sex racket being operated from a flat of a commercial building on Sapna Sangeeta Road and arrested seven women from there on Friday. The flat was hired by the women in the name of running dance classes but they were actually operating sex racket using Whatsapp.

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    Sri Reddy leaks ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ director’s WhatsApp chats; watch what Koratala Siva has to say [Video]

    Sri Reddy, who is making headlines for her semi-nude striping protest against casting couch in the Telugu film industry, has now dragged ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ director Koratala Siva. The actress has recently leaked screen-shots of WhatsApp chat and photos with some celebs in a compromising position. She had also released screen-shots of her WhatsApp chat with Koratala Siva.

  • WhatsApp new feature! Now, you can download deleted media files again

    In yet another function set up by WhatsApp, it has introduced a new feature to its Android version. This new feature joins other new features rolled out by the messaging platform owned by Facebook. The new features are aimed at offering an earlier and more intuitive experience to the users. According to WABetaInfo, the Android version of the app lets you re-download deleted media files.

  • WhatsApp allows users to migrate data to new number

    New Delhi : WhatsApp on Friday rolled out a new feature in a Beta update that will soon enable iOS, Android and Windows Phone users migrate their data to a new number without much hassle.

  • Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages and Sonos withdraws ads

    Los Angeles : The Cambridge Analytica scandal continued to take its toll on Facebook on Friday as verified SpaceX and Tesla pages on the social network disappeared and speaker company Sonos decided to pull its ads off several social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, for a week.

  • Reliance Jio Phones likely to get WhatsApp soon

    San Francisco: Reliance Jio Phones, which run on KaiOS, a Linux-based light mobile Operating System (OS), may soon get WhatsApp. According to, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, as of February 2018 KaiOS Technologies have acquired many new partners, including Facebook that also owns the popular messaging platform.