whatsapp Stories March 14

WhatsApp agrees not to share data with Facebook (for now), will not be fined

Facebook ran into trouble following its acquisition of WhatsApp back in 2014. It appeared to backtrack on an earlier promise not to share data between the two services, and was later warned that it may be breaking the law in the UK and elsewhere …

whatsapp Stories February 22

Signal has announced that WhatsApp c0founder Brian Acton is providing $50M in funding for future development of the secure messaging app …

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whatsapp Stories October 27, 2017

WhatsApp rolling out ability to delete sent messages following successful test

We saw last month that WhatsApp was testing the ability to recall sent messages, and it is now rolling out the feature to all users …

whatsapp Stories October 17, 2017

WhatsApp launches encrypted ‘Live Location’ sharing feature in Android app

WhatsApp today has released a new location sharing feature for its popular app. This latest feature allows users to share their location with other contacts using end-to-end encryption.

whatsapp Stories October 10, 2017

Software engineer Rob Heaton has identified a vulnerability in WhatsApp that could allow a stalker to work out when two contacts are communicating via the service.

He managed to exploit it by writing a Chrome extension requiring just four lines of Javascript …

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whatsapp Stories September 12, 2017

WhatsApp testing ability to recall messages, even deletes them from Android notifications

If you’ve ever sent a WhatsApp reply to the wrong thread, sharing your pet-name for your partner with a business colleague, or you’ve engaged in a spot of drunk-messaging, it looks like you’ll soon have the opportunity to recall the message either before or after it is read …

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