WhatsApp moderators can read reported chats
More than 1 000 contract workers act as moderators to review user-reported content, according to ProPublica.
WhatsApp slapped with second-largest GDPR fine of €225m
This is the largest fine to date from the Irish Data Protection Commission, and the second-highest under EU GDPR rules.
Which digital services raise red flags for Internet users?
Kaspersky analysed anonymised data, voluntarily provided on its Privacy Checker website.
Malicious code spreads through WhatsApp mod
A malicios version of FMWhatsapp mod has been discovered by Kaspersky.
Online COVID vaccine register opens for 18+ age group
Young adults can register for the COVID-19 vaccine using online channels, as government looks to ramp up the vaccination rollout.
KFC introduces WhatsApp-based ordering channel
The fast food restaurant chain unveils a WhatsApp-based chat-ordering platform to allow customers to place orders.
Standard Bank bolsters chatbot with insurance claims function
The big-four bank enables insurance cover and claims capability via its WhatsApp-based chatbot.
Users ‘most curious’ about WhatsApp’s Ts & Cs
The popular messaging app’s legal terms and policies for users are the ones people are most curious about, reveals a survey.
Post-looting clean-up movements intensify on social media
Clean-up and rebuilding campaigns gain momentum on social media, as more patriotic South Africans and brands offer their services free of charge.
Patriotic South Africans take to social media to rebuild after looting
South Africans turn to social media platforms to establish community groups in efforts to help clean-up the looting destruction, contain the violence and rebuild the country.
Which messenger apps do attackers prefer?
Messenger apps outstripped social networks by 20% last year, in terms of popularity among users.