India was taken aback when Facebook-owned messaging app Whatsapp confirmed that many Indian activists, journalists and lawyers were under surveillance using the Israeli spyware Pegasus. However, people on Twitter found a funny side to this Whatsapp spyware row.
Whatsapp has become a major part of our communication, and it has made sure that it makes this process of communication feasible to its users. Recently this Facebook-owned app confirmed that it spied on journalist, lawyers and activist from India using the Israeli spyware Pegasus. It confirmed that the app surveyed on two dozen people which included lawyers working in tribal areas, Rights activist, Dalit activist, and also a Delhi university lecturer. As soon as the news of Whatsapp spyware row broke, people got shocked but are also finding a funny side to the whole news.
Here is how people reacted to the Whatsapp spyware row:
WhatsApp should now have 3 ticks, 3rd orange tick to show Govt has also read the message #WhatsAppSpywareRow
— Jeffrey Xavier (@jeffreypxavier) November 1, 2019
Beta WeChat download kar lo, bahut scope hai. #WhatsAppSpywareRow
— Invisible (@dedh_battery) November 1, 2019
.@signalapp to Indian journalists.
— Anisha Dutta (@A2D2_) November 1, 2019
I always suspected my parents are reading my messages. Well, well, well; somebody was reading theirs too. Fate snoops in illegal ways.#WhatsAppSpywareRow
— Vishal Kesarwani (@VishalBakait) November 1, 2019
— Dr. Sukant Khurana (@Sukant_Khurana) November 1, 2019
— Feel The Oouch ! (@whatsbuzz1) November 1, 2019
— ashley j.netto (@ashleyjnetto) November 1, 2019
— Abhishek Singhvi (@DrAMSinghvi) November 1, 2019
— Sajad Chouhan (@SajadChouhan) November 1, 2019
The State knows who you sext. #WhatsAppSpywareRow
— Deep Halder (@deepscribble) November 1, 2019
#WhatsAppSpywareRow government should do something on it, but they also should take care of our privacy.
— Aditya Kumar Kapar (@KaparJanak) November 1, 2019
After the #WhatsAppSpywareRow I have bought a Pigeon to send my messages. Apparently the white pigeon will turn blue when your letter has been read.
— Gulfam Hassan (@GulfamHassan) November 1, 2019
In this digital world, any code prepare by humans to build any platform like Twitter, Facebook, what's app, etc can be hackable by another human
— CA Chirag Chauhan (@CAChirag) November 1, 2019
. All those lovers sending messages to each other on WhatsApp, beware the Duo are reading.. #WhatsAppSpywareRow
— Joshua Ben (@mjoshuaben) November 1, 2019
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