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Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide law enforcement with access to its encrypted messaging products. Law enforcement agencies and politicians around the ...... 11 Dec 2019
Major WhatsApp security problem revealed: Your phone can be breached - Update now!
Major WhatsApp security problem revealed: Your phone can be breached - Update now!
Facebook who owns the extremely popular messaging app WhatsApp has announced that they have found a potentially very dangerous security problem ...... 18 Nov 2019
WhatsApp support for Android Gingerbread and iOS 8 ends in early 2020
WhatsApp support for Android Gingerbread and iOS 8 ends in early 2020
WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform with over a billion users around the world. While most of these users have a fairly up-to-date ...... 30 Sep 2019
Facebook adding its questionable branding to Instagram and WhatsApp
Facebook adding its questionable branding to Instagram and WhatsApp
Facebook hasn't got exactly the best connotation anymore. Especially ever after the Cambridge Analytica mess, the company's image has undoubtedly ...... 05 Aug 2019
Glitch causes Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp media issues
Glitch causes Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp media issues
Users of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been reporting problems on Wednesday that affect their picture and video uploads. Facebook ...... 04 Jul 2019
Soon you'll be able to send messages from WhatsApp to Messenger and Instagram - and vice versa
Soon you'll be able to send messages from WhatsApp to Messenger and Instagram - and vice versa
Facebook owns some of the world's most popular social media and communication channels, but haven't done much to improve their interoperability. ...... 01 May 2019
Here's how to read WhatsApp messages without the sender knowing
Here's how to read WhatsApp messages without the sender knowing
The world's leading messaging platform, WhatsApp, became known for its simple to use interface and secure encrypted message transfer. Nowadays, ...... 14 Apr 2019
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are all down, globally - again
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are all down, globally - again
All major Facebook-owned properties, including WhatsApp, Facebook itself, Instagram and Messenger are down all over the world. The problem ...... 14 Apr 2019 - 4 comments
How do I know if I've been blocked on WhatsApp
How do I know if I've been blocked on WhatsApp
While iMessage is the king of messaging platforms on iPhones, there's one cross-platform messenger that has held the crown for years with active ...... 17 Mar 2019
WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are all down, globally
WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are all down, globally
All major Facebook's properties - Instagram, and WhatsApp - are experiencing a global hiccup. All services are either unavailable or having ...... 13 Mar 2019 - 4 comments
Facebook working on a WhatsApp cryptocurrency
Facebook working on a WhatsApp cryptocurrency
Late last year Bloomberg reported on rumors that Facebook was developing a virtual currency meant for their world-leading messaging platform ...... 02 Mar 2019
Facebook adds unsend feature to Messenger
Facebook adds unsend feature to Messenger
Year and a half ago WhatsApp, the world's most popular messaging platform, added a feature called Unsend to its apps. Now Facebook has taken ...... 06 Feb 2019
WhatsApp updated with Face ID, here's how to enable it
WhatsApp updated with Face ID, here's how to enable it
The world's leading messaging app, WhatsApp, has released an update to its iPhone version. The Facebook-owned messaging platform supports now ...... 05 Feb 2019
Guide: Here's how to block people on WhatsApp
Guide: Here's how to block people on WhatsApp
People are moving away from SMS to internet based messaging systems on their phones. Whether it is iMessage, Skype, or the world's most popular ...... 27 Jan 2019
A new cryptocurrency arises from... WhatsApp?
A new cryptocurrency arises from... WhatsApp?
Last year was immense for virtual money, or cryptocurrency as the kids like to call it, Bitcoin. 2018 was supposed to be even bigger as Bitcoin ...... 21 Dec 2018
WhatsApp update to bring Silent Mode, Vacation Mode, and Linked Accounts
WhatsApp update to bring Silent Mode, Vacation Mode, and Linked Accounts
World's leading messaging platform, WhatsApp, is working on an update that brings a few new features to its mobile app. According to WABetaInfo, ...... 19 Oct 2018
WhatsApp stops support for iPhone 4
WhatsApp stops support for iPhone 4
WhatsApp, the more-than-billion-users messaging app, updated its iOS version today. But this is the first update that wont be available to iPhone 4 users. ...... 04 Sep 2018
WhatsApp now supports group calls
WhatsApp now supports group calls
WhatsApp has updated their mobile messaging platform with a major new feature. Facebook-owned, world's largest, instant messaging app first ...... 31 Jul 2018
Serious WhatsApp bug found - allows blocked contacts to send messages
Serious WhatsApp bug found - allows blocked contacts to send messages
Serious and potentially very annoying bug has been found in latest WhatsApp version. The bug allows previously blocked contacts to send messages ...... 24 May 2018 - 1 comment
Single message will freeze your WhatsApp - or even your entire phone
Single message will freeze your WhatsApp - or even your entire phone
There's a nasty, malicious WhatsApp message spreading across the World that can freeze WhatsApp - or even your entire phone. One of these ...... 07 May 2018 - 1 comment
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