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Facebook to Start Using WhatsApp Data for Targeted Advertising
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Facebook to Start Using WhatsApp Data for Targeted Advertising

The move is WhatsApp's first update to its privacy policy since it was acquired by Facebook in 2014.
Why Did a Judge Block 100 Million WhatsApp Users?
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Why Did a Judge Block 100 Million WhatsApp Users?

The nation's top court overturned the measure in the third such incident since December.
Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp
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Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp

The legislation will now have to pass through several other congressional committees before being put to vote in the floor of the lower and upper house.
Facebook CEO Urges Brazilians to Decry WhatsApp Block
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Urges Brazilians to Decry WhatsApp Block

The app has been suspended two times in five months in Brazil.
In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption
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In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption

As of Tuesday the entirety of WhatsApp messages will be supported by end-to-end encryption.
Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies
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Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

If your dream is to get rich selling your tech startup to Google or Facebook, you're overdue to wake up.
John Boitnott
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WhatsApp Is Dropping Support For These Phones

The messaging app's reasoning for the change is that since its debut in early 2009, the mobile landscape has greatly changed.
Kia Kokalitcheva
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WhatsApp Becomes First Messaging App With 1 Billion Users

Its user base has more than doubled since Facebook bought it back in 2014.
WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses
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WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses

While the service has long vowed to remain free of third-party apps and spam, its latest pivot could pave the way for a Facebook-like monetization model.
Geoff Weiss
Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger
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Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger

The service will reportedly enable people to text each other and use chatbots to search, yes, you guessed it, Google.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
15 Surprising Tech Mergers That Could Have Happened But Didn't (Infographic)
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15 Surprising Tech Mergers That Could Have Happened But Didn't (Infographic)

MySpace could have snagged Facebook. Facebook could have scored Snapchat. Alas, there are many offers that can be refused. Not every match is made in heaven.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking
Instant Messaging

This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking

Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.
Catherine Clifford
Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses
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Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses

Capable of carrying conference calls and group messaging, DingTalk targets small- and medium-sized enterprises.
7 Cool Social Apps That Are Changing the Way We See Ourselves
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7 Cool Social Apps That Are Changing the Way We See Ourselves

There is much more to social media than Facebook and Twitter.
John Rampton