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TLDR: Google’s fact-check, WhatsApp privacy, Kids’ data on Instagram, Microsoft in ONDC, GST on online gambling, more

We take you through a quick roundup covering all the major developments in tech policy, news, e-commerce, cyberceucrity, and privacy

Are you going to “just Google it”? Hold up!  It seems like Google is taking a leaf out of social media’s page and introducing a ‘warning’ that will highlight that the results of search terms may not be reliable. This comes as people have turned to Google as a sort of oracle seeking direct answers to questions. The “content advisory” is an attempt to “improve the quality of information”, says the search engine giant. [Read more]  WhatsApp launches new privacy features, including ‘silently’ leaving groups We can all relate to sometimes wishing we could have exited (or even been kicked out of!) a WhatsApp group without anyone knowing. Well, Meta has come up with that, and other privacy features, such as limited access to your ‘online’ status’, that let you keep a low profile if you want! [Read more]  ED…

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