The legislation’s unclear language and broad provisions make for uncertainty about what constitutes a violation
Many messages latch onto global and local incidents to warn Hindus that their safety could be at risk from Muslims if Modi’s BJP loses power in next year’s election.
How bespoke stationery brands – and even Cartier – are converting Gen Z to greetings cards and pigeon post correspondence
Officials spent US$100 million on some 8.5 million vaccine doses that went unused, while US$4.2 million was wasted on mostly faulty ventilators, a parliamentary report said.
Online search by Post finds up to four sham login pages replicating genuine WhatsApp site as top results for messaging platform’s web version.
Toughened requirements on which apps Apple can offer in China are set to make it difficult for locals to download banned foreign apps like Instagram and YouTube, while also making life harder for app developers.
Joceyln Kwek, 49, scammed 10 people, including her godmother, husband’s ex-colleague, and lover who cheated his parents of their life savings.
Hackers hit five social services and schools, compromising details, including names and mobile phone numbers of users, parents and pupils.
The 74-year-old said he was attracted by a deal on Facebook offering 1.5kg of Peking duck for the equivalent of US$17.30. It ended up costing him almost US$51,000.
The man asked his son’s best friend for his number on the pretext of keeping tabs on his son’s progress in school, but then repeatedly asked the 13-year-old for nude pictures and sex.
In one case, victim received WhatsApp message from impostor posing as his brother, claiming to urgently need HK$160,000 for business operations.
Executives were questioned on their companies’ links to China, alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang, and restricting details about Covid-19’s origins on their platforms.
As the Cabinet Office has lost legal battle at High Court, ministers – including current PM Rishi Sunak and former leader Boris Johnson – will have to provide potentially embarrassing notes concerning handling of pandemic.
The social media giant, which also owns WhatsApp, has agreed to work with Malaysian police on combating online crime and controversial posts touching on subjects relating to race, religion and royalty.
Facebook loses legal challenge at EU’s top court over German antitrust decision that limited way the company uses data for advertising. Tuesday’s decision could pave way for stricter scrutiny of tech companies.
Tay Bai Chen pleaded guilty to one charge each of taking a photo of a person doing a private act without his consent, and disseminating the photo.
The two men have baited each other for years with opposing views on everything from politics to artificial intelligence.
Teo Jun How befriended girls as young as 11 through social media and was found to have more than 354 images of child abuse in his possession when arrested, the court heard.
The first phase of the inquiry is due to focus on the UK’s resilience and preparedness in the face of the global health emergency.
The probe, set up by Johnson himself when he was still PM, is set to investigate the British government’s pandemic preparedness and response.
Widow Fung Wai-chu, 102, says she hopes to meet her three children living in mainland China face to face for first time since Covid-19 hit in 2020
Reporter Rachel Yeo responds to stranger’s WhatsApp message offering freelance work ‘optimising apps’ and chance to earn as much as HK$1,500 in commissions each day.
Nearly 200 people swindled in first two weeks of month after they were targeted in online employment fraud.
Websites will be ordered to take steps to ban content and users ‘promoting or supporting attacks or violence against schools’ or be fined or have their sites suspended.
Syed Muhammad Zeeshan was convicted and sentenced to death after he was accused of posting blasphemous content in a WhatsApp group.
Facebook parent Meta wants to use AI technology with text-like chats in its messaging apps WhatsApp and Messenger, and on visual filters for photos and videos on Instagram.
Voice messages of up to 30 seconds can be recorded and shared as status updates.
WhatsApp has revealed it has launched a proxy tool which allows the continued use of the service despite blocks or disruptions – it specifically mentions Iran, which it says ‘cuts people off from receiving urgent help’.
Apple will offer full end-to-encryption for nearly all the data its users store in its global cloud-based storage system, a move that will make it more difficult for hackers to access sensitive information.