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Files Shared on WhatsApp and Telegram Are Vulnerable to Hackers

Instant messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram have enabled a lot of people out there share stuff over their networks easily. They have become...

Facebook Is Working to Fix the Outage Affecting Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp

If you are extremely online like me, you may have noticed that there has been an outage across Facebook-owned platforms including itself plus Messenger,...
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WhatsApp is Down – Users Can’t Upload, View Status or Media Files Sent

The popular messaging app, WhatsApp is down for its users. People are sharing that they can't update their Status or view recently shared ones....
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WhatsApp Is Testing a Way to Share Your Status to Facebook, Instagram and Other Apps

After Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion, the social media giant has been introducing new features for the popular messaging platform. Status...
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WhatsApp Threatens Permanent Suspension to ‘WhatsApp GB’ and ‘WhatsApp Plus’ Users

Two months ago, we reported that WhatsApp was temporarily banning users who were using an unofficial fork named 'GBWhatsApp.' A surprising number of people...
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Latest WhatsApp Beta Adds Picture-In-Picture Mode for Video

WhatsApp Betas always give a look at what features WhatsApp is working on and although some do ship with the official app, others get...
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Facebook Suspends Huawei from Pre-installing Its Apps

Facebook is now the latest tech company that has suspended business with Huawei. The social media giant has stopped Huawei from pre-installing its apps...
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WhatsApp Status to Get Ads Starting Next Year

Brace yourselves, ads are coming. WhatsApp Status feature stolen from Snapchat Stories is getting ads starting next year. After being bought by Facebook, they...
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Telegram Founder Slams WhatsApp Over Security Lapses

One of the biggest news for the week is the one regarding WhatsApp's security. Researchers found a critical vulnerability on WhatsApp voice calls that...
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WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Government-Grade Spyware to Be Installed on Phones

Popular messaging app, WhatsApp had a vulnerability that allowed attackers to install government-grade spyware. The vulnerability allowed a caller to install the spyware on...

There Has to Be a Better Solution Than Breaking up Facebook

Facebook has had a rough couple of years but people calling for the scandal-ridden(data privacy and misinformation) social media giant to break up is...
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WhatsApp is Temporarily Banning Users Who Use ‘GBWhatsApp’

WhatsApp is a pretty easy app to get. It is on all platforms from smartphone operating systems to the rudimentary operating systems you find...
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WhatsApp is Testing Blocking Screenshots But in a Weird Way

One of the areas we get to see WhatsApp add new features to their app is through the beta channels. People are usually quick...
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Unchain Yourself from Read Receipts and Reclaim Your Freedom

Read receipts are making it increasingly difficult to ignore someone when you hop back online. Although read receipts were made to enhance communication between friends,...
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WhatsApp Rolling Out Tools To Control Who Adds You to a Group

One of WhatsApp's most used features is letting you form or join groups which can have as many as 256 members. However, there has...
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WhatsApp Working on Showing How Many Times a Message Was Forwarded

Forwarding messages on social networking sites like WhatsApp is a mundane and banal thing people do daily. People get interesting tidbits via personal chats...
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Basement Is a New Social Media Platform Limited to Your Close Friends

Tired of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter? Basement might be another choice to consider if you're migrating from these giant social media platforms. With the majority...
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Telegram Gains Millions of Users After Global WhatsApp Outage

It is no surprise that when a major social network like WhatsApp has issues, Telegram benefits immensely and this has been shown yet again. Pavel...
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Zuckerberg Inspired By WhatsApp Rediscovers ‘Privacy’ as the Future of Facebook

On January, it was reported that Facebook was planning an integration of its various independent messaging apps. This was a big move since some...
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Facebook Exposes Your Phone Number for All. Here’s How to Change That

Facebook continues exploiting users privacy and this one involves your phone number. With increasing privacy breaches, some of us have set up 2-factor authentication...

WhatsApp Will Finally Let You Reject Group Invitations

One of WhatsApp's most popular feature is Groups and there as many groups are there people on the platform. However, there is an annoying problem about...
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Facebook Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram Messaging

Facebook arguably owns the biggest social media platforms today with each having over a billion users separate from the mother ship. We have seen...

Facebook’s People You May Know Suggestions Used This Loophole

Facebook’s People You May Know mystery has finally been revealed at least according to the 250 pages’ worth of Facebook documents published by a...

Facebook’s Earnings Call Reveals Stunted User Growth, Shifts Focus to Stories

According to Facebook’s earnings call this past week, the social network reported less revenue and even fewer new users. Its audience actually shrunk in...
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Kenya’s Communication Authority Looking Into WhatsApp Regulation

The Communications Authority of Kenya is considering a move to regulate online services which is a big move by the regulator. According to Business Daily, the authority...
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WhatsApp Exec Confirms Ads Are Coming on the Platform

WhatsApp was arguably the last remaining major platform that Facebook hadn't monetized fully yet. Judging from its huge purchase years back, we knew it...
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IBM to Acquire Red Hat, Tim Cook Calls out Tech Giants and Google to Offer Users More Privacy Controls

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat for $34 Billion in its big leap into hybrid cloud.
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WhatsApp Finally Gets Stickers and They Are Coming Soon

We usually express ourselves during chatting in many ways: via emoticons (:D) or emojis or GIFS and even stickers. That last one was in...

Apple Has Some Not-So-New iPhones, Google Discontinues the Email App No One Used and EU Wants to Kill the...

On Wednesday last week, Apple introduced new iPhones - there was no huge announcements as this is the S year from Apple products -...
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Beware, WhatsApp Backups on Google Drive Are Not Encrypted

About two years ago, most of us were graced by the ‘messages to this chat and calls are now secured with end-to-end encryption (E2EE)’...

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