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WHATSAPP WANTS TO SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFO WITH FACEBOOK, THIS IS HOW U DISABLE IT

Singapore's most popular online messaging platform Whatsapp is finally updating privacy terms and conditions 4 years after it was bought over by Facebook. Whatsapp will now share your personal account information with Facebook in hope of providing better targeted advertisement for the consumer. Luckily for Singaporeans, we can opt out of this service and disallow Whatsapp to share your personal information with Facebook. Here's how:

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WHATSAPP ENCRYPTION & WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE USERS

WhatsApp has successfully rolled out end-to-end encryption for all of its 1 billion users, a massive achievement which effectively blocks any third party—including WhatsApp itself—from reading users' chats. This means even if Whatsapp is pressured by the authorities to hand over chat logs, WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook will not be able to do so. This roll out comes weeks after Apple's high profile clash with the FBI over the decryption of the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters.

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SD PERFUME DIRECTOR: WE ARE NOT RACIST, 60% OF OUR STAFF IS MALAY

This is Randy, Managing Director of SD Perfume. For our company we do open our job opportunities to all races. In fact, 60% of our current retail assistants are Malay. We are apologetic that we have turned down the candidate (who posted the WhatsApp conversation on Facebook), as we are in the mid of trying to achieve a balance of staff of different cultures/races so to: - allow our full time staff to be on leave or off during their culture/religion festival seasons/holidays - prevent/reduce the impact of man power shortages during festival seasons.

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TRAFFIC POLICE USING MOBILE DATA SENSORS TO CATCH DRIVERS USING WHATSAPP?

In your article, you mention that they use cameras mounted in the van to take evidence of you using mobile device. What u dun know is, they have this thing called 'DATA SENSORS' mounted to the sides of their vehicle which can presumably see if your mobile phone got use data while the driver is driving. So just reminder, do not use your handphone when these vehicles are near you, even if they cannot take picture of you, they can monitor your phone data usage to convict you of using handphone.

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FINALLY YOU CAN USE WHATSAPP ON YOUR DESKTOP COMPUTER

Finally the official ability to use WhatsApp on your computer is here! Simply sync your smartphone to the Whatsapp web browser and you are good to go! This is most suited for users who are in the office and would like to pretend that they’re working but are infact sending kinky messages to their partners, or for the old birds who still struggle to type with a phone’s keyboard but are desperate to stay connected.

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HOW TO DEAL WITH PEOPLE WHO DO NOT REPLY YOUR WHATSAPP MESSAGES

Texting is somewhat new; before social norms could be established for SMSing, WhatsApp came. When we were still using SMS, people could just say that they did not receive your message—but with WhatsApp, there’s no excuse. Here are a few ways to deal with people who constantly don’t reply to WhatsApp message—note that once you’ve done that, that could be your last message with that fellow!

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4 WAYS TO BOYCOTT ISRAEL AND DO YOUR PART FOR PALESTINE

Israel is now bombarding our Muslim brothers and sisters in Palestine with a disproportionate use of force. As Muslims, besides praying for our Muslims brothers in Gaza, we can take firm but legal actions to condemn Israel's actions. Even though Islam is a religion of peace, we can still take strong action to show our disagreement in an Islamic way. We can boycott Jewish products and services when possible and this will send a firm message to Israel that their use of force in civilian populated areas is condemned by the World.

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SingTel makes a clear stand on the topic of Whatsapp being chargable for Post-Paid Subscribers.

SingTel have made a clear statement on their Facebook post to clarify about the whole charging for Whatsapp usage saga. My post is in no-sense to attack SingTel or its services, but to seek clarifications and the truth behind this. The ‘Whatsapp Pass’ is a value-added service aimed at providing a manageable data usage plan for heavy Whatsapp users on SingTel’s Post-paying subscription with limited or no-data plans at all.

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SingTel fiasco: You pay or I block

Contrary to what Singtel claims, there is no misunderstanding. Singtel will not be charging their customers for the use of the free applications like Whatsapp, they will bill these companies instead. Which logically also mean these free applications will start charging the end-users. It is simple: whoever Singtel is going to charge, the money has to come from some where. The owners of these free applications are already doing the public a charity by making their services free, they are not going to incur losses just because some cheapskate telecom company in Singapore wants to make "sustainable" profit.

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