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Brazil court scraps suspension of WhatsApp

Brazil court scraps suspension of WhatsApp

Technology experts have suggested Facebook is unable to comply with the Brazilian demands because WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption technology that makes it impossible for the company to monitor messages travelling across its network.

WhatsApp briefly goes offline in parts of Europe

WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by Facebook Inc , suffered outages in parts of Europe for a short period on Thursday, leaving people unable to send or receive messages.

WhatsApp is now available on the Web

Today, for the first time, millions of you will have the ability to use WhatsApp on your web.

WhatsApp ups divorce rates in Italy

WhatsApp ups divorce rates in Italy

 Intimate messaging with strangers on WhatsApp has led to an increase in divorce rates in Italy, according to a leading Italian lawyer.

Snapchat settles with FTC over misleading users about privacy

The FTC's complaint also accuses Snapchat of duping its users over the amount of personal data the company collected.

WhatsApp deal shows stunning growth of messaging apps

Facebook`s deal to pay up to USD 19 billion for WhatsApp comes on the heels of a USD 900 million purchase of another messaging service, Viber, by Japanese Internet giant Rakuten.

WhatsApp Service down, three days after Facebook deal

WhatsApp's 450 million worldwide users were unable to access the smartphone free-messaging service, three days after Facebook declared it was lavishing up to USD 19 billion on it.

Facebook-WhatsApp acquisition: Ten things you want to know

WhatsApp is a cross-platform mobile app which allows users to exchange messages without having to pay telecom charges.

Facebook-acquired WhatsApp to have 'No ads, No games, No gimmicks'

Facebook announced its plans to acquire popular messaging service WhatsApp and immediately investors and users were concerned if the next move would be to bring ads to the platform.

BlackBerry shares surge 9% after Facebook bid for WhatsApp

Facebook Inc`s stunning USD 19 billion bid for fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp sent shares of BlackBerry Ltd surging after the closing bell on Wednesday, as investors were cheered by the lofty valuation for the messaging platform.

BlackBerry updates BBM for Android and iPhone

BlackBerry has reportedly issued an update to its messenger app ( BBM) for Android and iPhone with additional support.

Twitter key source for `mobile` news: Survey

Twitter is finding a niche among younger US adults who monitor the messaging service for news on mobile devices, a survey showed today.

Facebook launches new messaging system

Facebook has launched a new messaging service which integrates all web and text-based communications.