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WhatsApp Might Finally Be Usable With Multiple Devices

While WhatsApp has become one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, there is one thing about it that some find incredibly annoying. Users can only use their account on one device at a time, but it looks like that could change soon. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Gets Another Coronavirus Messaging Service From WHO

WHO has announced its own WhatsApp Health Alert service, that already has 12 million users for the English language version. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Coronavirus Chatbot is Working Now After a Rocky Launch

The Covid-19 advice chatbot available on WhatsApp went live yesterday, but it had a few hiccups. If you had issues and gave up trying to communicate with it, it's stopped its bullshit now, and is working as intended. Read More >>

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The UK Government Just Enabled a WhatsApp Chatbot to Offer Coronavirus Advice

The government has never really had a good relationship with WhatsApp. It's encrypted end-to-end, naturally, and various iterations of our government have spent years trying to disable it so our messages can be snooped on. But now the government is taking advantage of the service's ubiquity, with a brand new chatbot designed to help people learn more about the coronavirus pandemic. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Dark Mode is Here so You Don’t Have to Burn Your Retinas Out at Night

At long last, WhatsApp is gettting a dark mode and it's live now for both Android and iOS users. Read More >>

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How to Enable WhatsApp’s New Dark Mode on iOS and Android

A feature that’s long been requested on WhatsApp has finally, officially arrived. Read More >>

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Watch Out, Opportunity, Mark Zuckerberg Is About to Fuck You Up

On Thursday, Facebook overlord Mark Zuckerberg published his annual New Year’s resolution list. Last year, he promised to hold a series of public talks on issues posed by the tech industry (and boy, did he ever). Read More >>

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US Federal Trade Commission Considering Steps to Block Facebook from Merging With Instagram and Whatsapp: Report

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is considering asking American courts to put a halt to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to merge the technical backends of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram on antitrust grounds, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Update Drains OnePlus Batteries

OnePlus users beware: WhatsApp will (probably) drain your battery. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Prepares for Apocalyptic Online Shopping War

Mobile chat app WhatsApp is extending its – and therefore also Facebook's – reach into the shopping world, with the messaging tool launching a new section it calls Catalogs; an online storefront for indie retailers, so you never need to multitask away from it again. Read More >>

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FACEBOOK IS DOING JUST FINE, OK?

Keeping a brisk pace in its eternal quest to be as headache-inducing as possible, Facebook announced on Monday that it has rebranded as FACEBOOK. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Has Fingerprint Unlock on Android Phones Now

Earlier this year WhatsApp introduced Face ID and fingerprint unlock for iPhone users. Now it has bestowed biometric security on Android as well. Read More >>

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Facebook Sues Shadowy Israeli Cyberweapons Firm NSO Group Over WhatsApp Malware

Facebook and subsidiary WhatsApp have filed suit against shadowy Israeli cyber-intelligence firm NSO Group, saying that it exploited a vulnerability in the encrypted messaging app to infect over 1,400 phones with malware. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Top Priority is Definitely Its Government-Ordered Privacy Programme

Facebook’s primary focus at the moment is implementing an FTC-mandated privacy programme, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a Fox News interview Friday. If you’re rolling your eyes right now, you’re right to have a healthy bit of scepticism: the feds have been pestering Facebook to get serious about this initiative for the better part of a decade at this point, well before the infamous Cambridge Analytica scandal. Read More >>

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WhatsApp Vulnerability Could Have Allowed Attackers to Hijack Phones Using Malicious GIFs

Fair warning: It’s time for users to update encrypted messaging service WhatsApp. Read More >>