Stories tagged: whatsapp
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss regulation of the tech industry, including the companies’ collection of users’ personal data on their platforms.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
It was called the “The Sewing Circle,” an unlikely name for a secret subsect of Navy SEALs. Its purpose was even more improbable: A chat forum to discuss alleged war …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg’s abrupt Wednesday declaration of a new “privacy vision” for social networking was for many people a sort of Rorschach test.
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018
WhatsApp is offering research grants to social scientists to help it combat the spread of “misinformation” through the cross-platform messaging service. The move comes in the wake of a string …
Tue., June 5, 2018
German auto parts maker Continental said it will forbid its 240,000 employees from using Facebook’s WhatsApp or Snap Inc.’s Snapchat on any of its company-issued mobile devices.
Tue., April 18, 2017
An international law enforcement crackdown on a network that allegedly distributed child pornography via the popular online chat application WhatsApp resulted in the arrests of more than three dozen people …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017
Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official said Sunday.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016
Forbes Magazine on Tuesday released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans, a record 42 of whom are immigrants from 21 countries.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted …
Fri., July 1, 2016
A Brazilian news site said a federal court has ordered more than $6 million in Facebook funds frozen because its popular messaging service WhatsApp failed to turn over messages sought …