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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving to start a non-profit

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the Facebook-owned messaging app to start his own non-profit business. Acton announced the decision on Facebook, of course: After 8 years at WhatsApp, I have decided to move on and start a new chapter in my life. I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I’m passionate about. I’ve decided… Read More


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The most monocle-dropping tech acquisitions of the past five years

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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WhatsApp’s first ads appear on Facebook and start convos with businesses

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




 WhatsApp is preparing to finally monetize, and its first move follows the same strategy as Facebook Messenger. TechCrunch has discovered code in Facebook’s ad manager that lets businesses buy ads with the call to action “Send WhatsApp Message.” Read More


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Remember when WhatsApp didn’t want to make money?

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Facebook’s stock price falls in after-hours trading over fears of slowing growth

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments



(Reuters) – Facebook shares tumbled 7 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday as the world’s largest online social media network warned that revenue growth would slow this quarter, offsetting strong earnings that handily beat Wall Street estimates. The slip reflected doubts among investors that the company can continue its runaway success, even as it reported […]


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Secret Conversations in Facebook?

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments



Facebook Messenger’s brand-new end-to-end encryption chat features have been released. This new feature has been branded as “Secret Conversations,” however, before embarking on this new feature, it’s important to understand why we need to enable end-to-end chat settings. Our online activities are constantly under threat, […]

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WhatsApp gets starred messages, rich preview links and more in latest update

| November 25, 2015





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New Android adware reportedly “nearly impossible” to remove

| November 6, 2015




Lookout has discovered a new form of adware that roots a device after the user installs it, then entrenches itself as a system application.

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You’ll soon be able to back up your entire WhatsApp messaging history to Google Drive

| October 7, 2015




In an update that’s set to roll out in the next few months, WhatsApp is gaining Google Drive backup support for chat history, voice messages, photos and videos.

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You’ll soon be able to back up your entire WhatsApp messaging history to Google Drive

How to get Whatsapp on your Tablet

| September 25, 2015





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Google will now let you send third-party instant messages through Google voice commands

| July 28, 2015




You can now send third-party instant messages through Google voice commands. Right now, only WhatsApp, Viber and a few others are supported but Google is working on adding more apps to this list in the future.

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Modeling Mediums Of Communication

| April 7, 2015




 Communication mediums can be classified by their context. Example: if your audience is just one person, it’s a different communication experience then when your audience is a company or a crowd. Another metric is whether delivery is synchronous or asynchronous. By targeting a particular experience and delivery mode, a communications product is determining a language for our… Read More


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Watch Out, Skype: WhatsApp Is Testing Internet Voice Calls

| February 6, 2015



You can now make calls on mobile messaging app WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned mobile messaging app that’s wildly popular overseas, especially in emerging markets.

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

| February 6, 2015




In this week’s Android Apps Weekly, we talk about a new Transformers game, an app for eSports, Microsoft apps, and more Android apps and games news!

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Whatsapp Just Switched on End-to-End Encryption for Hundreds of Millions of Users

| November 18, 2014





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Facebook Now Has 1.1B Messaging App Users After Messenger Hits 500M

| November 10, 2014




 Another billion-user milestone for Facebook: The company now has over 1 billion messaging users, after today announcing that it has passed 500 million monthly active users for Messenger, on top of the 600 million active users that Facebook-owned WhatsApp now has. In Facebook’s last earnings presentation, CEO Mark Zuckerberg noted that “products don’t really get that… Read More


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Why Facebook Has Entrusted Its Future to the CEO of PayPal

| November 10, 2014



The company that controls messaging will control the future of the way we interact with people.

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Why Google Is Following Facebook’s $19 Billion WhatsApp Gambit

| October 3, 2014



The rise of the dead-simple, dirt-cheap, emerging-market-friendly mobile messaging app continues. On Friday, as the European Union rubber-stamped Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp, The Economic Times of India reported that Google is building its own WhatsApp competitor, with plans to test the app in India and other emerging markets. Google declined […]

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Here’s The 3 Reasons Europe Green-Lighted Facebook’s $19B WhatsApp Deal

| October 3, 2014




 The EU has approved Facebook’s landmark $19 billion acquisition of messaging startup WhatsApp — determining that the two are “not close competitors”. In a statement confirming the clearance, it highlights three key areas where it believes the two do not create an anticompetitive environment for other players in this space: consumer communications services; social… Read More


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EU OKs Facebook’s $19B WhatsApp Acquisition, Clearing The Last Antitrust Hurdle

| October 3, 2014




 This just coming in: the EU has approved Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp — deciding that the two are “not close competitors”. WhatsApp today has 600 million users, while Facebook has 1.3 billion, with 300 million using its Facebook Messenger product. This marks closure for the last big regulatory hurdle that the social network needed to pass before… Read More


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