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The WHO and WhatsApp team up to inform billions about coronavirus

Combating the spread of misinformation as a pandemic rages.

What you need to know The WHO is partnering with WhatsApp to make information around the novel coronavirus more easily accessible. The Health Alert service is currently available in English, with support for Spanish and Arabic slated for later this week. Facebook is working on partnering with nation-specific health ministries, while the WHO is considering extending its service to more messaging apps like Viber.

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The Play Store will no longer inform users when apps have been updated

Notifications informing users of pending updates may also have been affected.

What you need to know Google is seemingly working to reduce the number of notifications originating from the Play Store. A Google spokesperson has confirmed that it’s testing a change where confirmations for app updates won’t be sent out. A bug may also be causing errors in notifying users that an app update is available and asking for their permission to download it manually.

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