WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain There is growing concern about the potential for the message and media sharing platform WhatsApp to undermine democracy in a number of countries across the world including Brazil and India. Because WhatsApp is encrypted—and so offers users far greater protection from prosecution than Twitter or Facebook—it has become particularly notorious […]

WhatsApp to launch digital payments service in India

[ad_1] India would be the first country to get WhatsApp payments Messaging giant WhatsApp plans to launch its first payment service this year in India, its biggest market with 400 million users, the company said Friday. The Facebook-owned firm has tested the service with about one million people over the past year. But a commercial […]