New Delhi: Tech billionaire Elon Musk has raised issues over belief and authenticity on the communication app WhatsApp. He shared a tweet from Foad Dabiri, who allegedly claimed that the app was utilizing his microphone within the background whereas he was asleep.
“WhatsApp has been using the microphone in the background, while I was asleep and since I woke up at 6AM (and that’s just a part of the timeline!) What’s going on?” Dabiri wrote in a tweet and shared a screenshot of the WhatsApp microphone utilization timeline, which appeared to indicate when and for a way lengthy the app was utilizing the microphone.
In response to the person, Musk said, “WhatsApp cannot be trusted.”
WhatsApp can’t be trusted https://t.co/3gdNxZOLLy
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 9, 2023
WhatsApp Internation Call Scam
Indian customers throughout the nation are complaining to obtain the calls from unknown worldwide numbers randomly, making an attempt to dupe them into scams. As per experiences, these calls, each audio and video, are coming from international locations like Malaysia, Kenya, Vietnam , Ethiopia, and many others.
“At WhatsApp, the safety of our users is at the core of everything we do and we have devoted efforts to empower users with resources and tools that equip them to safeguard themselves from scams. WhatsApp is an industry leader in preventing abuse, among end-to-end encrypted messaging services and over the years we have made significant product investments and launched user awareness campaigns that empower users to stay safe. Blocking and Reporting suspicious messages/ calls is an important step to effectively combat scams and when users receive calls from unknown international or domestic phone numbers.” WhatsApp said in a statement to media.