Messaging platform WhatsApp banned over three million Indian accounts to prevent harmful behaviour and spam during the 46-day period from June 16 to July 31, 2021, according to the companys monthly transparency report released on Tuesday.
Is WhatsApp banned in India in 2021?
WhatsApp banned over 3 million Indian accounts on the messaging service in the 46-day period from 16 June to 31 July 2021, the firm said in its second compliance report under the new Information Technology Rules, 2021.
Is WhatsApp call banned in India?
Messaging platform WhatsApp banned two million Indian accounts for abusing the platforms services between 15 May and 15 June, the company said in its first compliance report published under Indias new IT rules.
Where is WhatsApp not allowed?
Syria: The country had also banned WhatsApp because of its encryption policy. The government of Syria believed that the enemy can plot against them using WhatsApps end-to-end encryption policy. Iran: Iran has blocked practically all the possible messaging apps including WhatsApp.
Who invented WhatsApp?
Jan Koum Brian Acton WhatsApp/Founders WhatsApp was founded by Jan Koum and Brian Acton who had previously spent 20 years combined at Yahoo.
What is the new rules for WhatsApp?
Reuters WhatsApp has consistently opposed calls for dilution of end-to-end encryption on its platform. The governments new rules for social media, which came into effect on Wednesday, mandates instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp to trace the origin of a message, if required by the authorities by law.
Which is better WhatsApp or GB WhatsApp?
For your day-to-day activities, regular WhatsApp has excellent features for media sharing. GB Whatsapp has the option where you can send up to 90 images and audio files up to 100MB in one go. You can also download the status with a simple click in GB WhatsApp without using any third-party apps.
How can I remove banned WhatsApp from 2020?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org from your official email ID. Explain the usage pattern and request for removing the ban. When you get a message that your number is banned, there is a popup with two buttons. Support and cancel.