WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger To Integrate Chats – Report

Chat integration? Facebook is reportedly working to allow WhatsApp users to chat with Facebook Messenger users, and vice versa

4 weeks ago

WhatsApp Launches Digital Payments Service

Chat-based payments system, offered first in Brazil, allows users to send money or pay merchants without leaving chat service

2 months ago

WhatsApp Challenges Zoom With 50 Person Video Calling

Serious video conferencing move by Facebook. Desktop users of WhatsApp will soon be able to add up 50 people on…

3 months ago

WhatsApp Rolls Out Eight-Person Group Video Calls

Blow to video conferencing systems? Latest version of WhatsApp allows for eight-person video calling, and it is encrypted

3 months ago

WhatsApp Alleges NSO Was ‘Deeply Involved’ In Hack – Report

Facebook unit files new court documents alleging NSO was 'deeply involved' in mobile phone hack of 1,400 WhatsApp users, including…

3 months ago

Facebook Invests $5.7 Billion In Indian Conglomerate

Social network makes biggest acquisition since acquiring WhatsApp by purchasing 10 percent stake in Indian firm Reliance Industries

4 months ago

Coronavirus: WhatsApp To Limit Forwarding To Slow Spread Of Fake News

False Covid-19 claims that has seen mobile masts and towers attacked, has resulted in WhatsApp imposing a strict limit on…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: NSO Offers Covid-19 Tracking Software

Surveillance specialist NSO offers Western governments software that uses mobile phone data to monitor and predict the spread of coronavirus

4 months ago

NSO Asks US Court To Sanction Facebook Over Lawsuit

NSO alleges Facebook failed to follow 'international law', after the Israeli firm failed to show up in US court to…

5 months ago

NSO Fails To Appear In Court After WhatsApp Lawsuit

NSO Group fails to show up in US court to contest WhatsApp spyware lawsuit, despite promising to 'vigorously fight' Facebook's…

5 months ago

Facebook Ordered To Unlock NSO Staffer Account

WhatsApp hack development. Israeli court orders Facebook to unblock a personal account belonging to an employee at NSO Group

6 months ago

WhatsApp Hits Two Billion Users, Defends Encryption

Facebook-owned messaging app now used by a staggering 2 billion people, as platform defends its default use of end-to-end encryption

6 months ago

WhatsApp Stops Working On Millions Of Android, iOS Phones

Phones using Android 2.3.7 'Gingerbread' and earlier or iOS 8 and older are no longer able to run WhatsApp as…

6 months ago

Did Saudi Arabia Hack Phone Of Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos?

Owner of the Washington Post allegedly had his phone hacked months before murder of Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi…

7 months ago

WhatsApp Reaches 5 Billion Downloads On Play Store

Facebook's messaging service has hit 5 billion downloads, amid reports that it has backed off plans to insert adverts into…

7 months ago

2019: Highlights and lowlights for the tech sector

2019 has seen technology and big name tech firms dominate news headlines, amid privacy concerns, digital tax and national security…

7 months ago

WhatsApp Bug Can Wipe Out Group Chats, Warns Check Point

Devastating bug found by Check Point that can permanently destroy group chats within WhatsApp with just one text

8 months ago

Facebook Suffers Outage On Thanksgiving

Outage across Facebook and Instagram services during peak time on the US thanksgiving holiday, but services are now restored

8 months ago

NSO Staff Sue Facebook For Blocking Personal Accounts

Staff at Israeli surveillance firm NSO sue Facebook, alleging it has blocked the personal accounts of staff and family members

8 months ago

EU Member States Block Progress Of Controversial ePrivacy Rules

Member states fail to agree on scope of regulations that aim to apply more rigorous privacy standards to the likes…

9 months ago

WhatsApp Hack Targetted Senior Government Officials

Hack of WhatsApp more sinister than first thought, with high-profile government and military officials of US allies targetted

9 months ago

WhatsApp Sues NSO For ‘Advanced’ Surveillance Hack Claim

Facebook division files lawsuit against NSO Group, because of alleged surveillance tool exploit

9 months ago

WhatsApp Flaw Unpatched For Over A Year, Says Check Point

Facebook was told about WhatsApp flaw over a year ago, but the vulnerability remain exploitable today

12 months ago

Facebook, WhatsApp Hit By Photo Glitch

Normal services resumed. Photo glitch with Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger now resolved

1 year ago

Google Begins Rollout Of Chat – Android Rival To iMessage

Google bypasses carriers and will begin deploying iMessage rival for Android users in the UK and France

1 year ago

Facebook Suspends Apps From New Huawei Smartphones

New Huawei smartphones will no longer come preloaded with WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram

1 year ago

WhatsApp Adverts To Appear In 2020, Facebook Confirms

Time to switch to Signal, Telegram? Facebook confirms WhatsApp will carry adverts from 2020

1 year ago

Most WhatsApp Users Have Still Not Patched

WhatsApp's vulnerability still not patched by most people Wandera warns, as Telegram boss attack the platform

1 year ago

WhatsApp Discovers ‘Advanced’ Surveillance Hacks

The company urges its 1.5 billion users to update after finding devices were tapped using a vulnerability in the software

1 year ago

Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes Urges Firm Breakup

But Facebook rejects the call from one of its co-founders to split Facebook up into three separate firms

1 year ago