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Facebook's EU regulator says close to deal on sharing of WhatsApp data

Facebook`s European regulator said it hoped to reach a deal in the coming months with the U.S. company to allow it to use data gleaned from the WhatsApp messaging service it acquired in 2014.

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.

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.