Prevent Access to WhatsApp Profile Photo: Steps to Hide it from Selected Contacts

Do you want to hide your WhatsApp profile picture from specific contacts, but don’t know how to do it? We explain how you can do this. Most people upload a photo of themselves to their messenger and social media account profiles so that their contacts can recognize them at first glance. But understandably, not every […]

federal agency employees urged to ban TikTok from their devices

U.S. federal agencies must clear their devices of the TikTok video app within 30 days, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) ordered on Monday (February 27). Owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, TikTok has been targeted by US lawmakers who consider the application a threat to national security, and had banned its […]

Interpretation matter 80: Amazon’s employee control + email marketing II

Anyone who conducts digital marketing with e-mails enters a legal minefield at the interface of data protection and competition law. In episode 78 of the c’t data protection podcast, editor Holger Bleich and publisher’s legal advisor Joerg Heidrich, together with their guest Dr. Martin Schirmbacher on the topic. Because some questions remained unanswered, a second […]

Join WhatsApp groups: You have these options

Do you want to join new WhatsApp groups to exchange ideas with other people? We will show you the different options. Online group conversations have become indispensable in today’s world. Some messengers even offer public groups whose members you can find and add using an integrated search function. Unfortunately, this has not been the case […]

WhatsApp Status Not Working: Here’s Why

Often the settings made are in App behind if you have problems with that What’s upApp– have a state. We’ll show you what to look for. Problems with WhatsApp may occur from time to time, due to technical reasons or caused by incorrect operation. It doesn’t matter if you use an iPhone or an Android […]

Four things we all do on WhatsApp and that could be a crime

Share photos, forward screenshots of other people’s conversations or include someone in a group of WhatsApp without permission is illegal behavioras experts from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) recalled on the occasion of today’s celebration of the WhatsApp 13th Anniversary. Experts remind that the Data Protection Act also applies to WhatsApp messages and that […]

Consumer advocates can sue Facebook

ECJ opinion Consumer advocates can sue Facebook – Updated: 12/02/2021, 1:46 PM – The Facebook logo is reflected in one eye. – Photo: dpa Without a specific mandate from those affected against data protection violations, consumer advocates can sue Internet giants like Facebook. – – Luxembourg. On the question of whether consumer associations are allowed […]

Vaccination status & 3G query – what employers are allowed to do now

Vaccination certificate on the smartphone Workers who are not vaccinated will have to go through daily checks and submit their current test. – (Photo: imago images / Friedrich Stark) – – – – Düsseldorf The 3G regulation in the workplace has been in effect since Wednesday. Employees are then only allowed to come to the […]