News and Articles About WhatsApp
The new video calling service will thus provide another means for people to communicate without fear of eavesdropping though WhatsApp does retain other data such as an individual's list of contacts.
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information said Facebook was infringing data protection law.
The nation's top court overturned the measure in the third such incident since December.
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.
The app has been suspended two times in five months in Brazil.
As of Tuesday the entirety of WhatsApp messages will be supported by end-to-end encryption.
If your dream is to get rich selling your tech startup to Google or Facebook, you're overdue to wake up.
The messaging app's reasoning for the change is that since its debut in early 2009, the mobile landscape has greatly changed.
Its user base has more than doubled since Facebook bought it back in 2014.
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.
The service will reportedly enable people to text each other and use chatbots to search, yes, you guessed it, Google.
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.
Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.