Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicWhatsApp groups

Topic: WhatsApp groups

Pause, re-check before sharing info on social media. Indians don’t have great track record

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Political WhatsApp groups increase knowledge, help people distinguish fake news: Study

People in groups where they can chat with each other are more aware than those who can only receive messages from admins, says a paper by a Harvard PhD student.

WhatsApp introduces ‘disappearing messages’ that auto-delete after 7 days

The disappearing messages feature will apply to messages sent or received after the feature is enabled. 

9 of those killed in Delhi riots were forced to chant Jai Shri Ram, police tells court

The accused were part of a WhatsApp group, Kattar Hindut Ekta, to take revenge on Muslims, said the charge sheets filed by the police.

Family WhatsApp groups in Covid times are more about maida, not Modi

Earlier, political views were shared on family WhatsApp groups, but during the Covid-19 crisis, people are sharing household tips.

On Camera

YourTurn

Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.