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The best way to limit Facebook's tracking is to quit Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram for good. But if that's too… WIRED (Mon Sep 28)
The top articles for the week: The messaging app that’s bigger than WhatsApp in Vietnam, big returns for Carousell’… Tech in Asia (Sun Sep 27)
What’s the most popular messaging app in your part of the world? Here in Singapore, WhatsApp and Telegram are our m… Tech in Asia (Tue Sep 22)
It has 52 million monthly active users, edging out international players like Viber, WhatsApp, and even Facebook Me… Tech in Asia (Tue Sep 22)
Whatsapp's encryption hasn't kept it safe from stalkerware Gizmodo (Sun Sep 20)
It seems like Whatsapp, Apple, and Google have all regarded this gross invasion of privacy as something that’s eith… Gizmodo (Fri Sep 18)
Whatsapp's encryption hasn't kept it safe from stalkerware Gizmodo (Thu Sep 17)
How WhatsApp is driving ecommerce in the region, and a fintech startup looking to serve Vietnam’s underserved busin… Tech in Asia (Thu Sep 17)
?With WeChat spurring the success of companies like Pinduoduo, WhatsApp is now expanding its toolkit to do the same… Tech in Asia (Wed Sep 16)
The messaging platform WhatsApp said it has 50 million users of its business app world-wide each month WSJ Tech (Thu Jul 09)
WhatsApp Business adds support for QR codes, allows businesses to create and share links to their catalogs to post… Techmeme (Thu Jul 09)
WhatsApp Business, now with 50m MAUs, adds QR code and catalog sharing by @ingridlunden TechCrunch (Thu Jul 09)
Businesses on WhatsApp can share their info with QR codes Engadget (Thu Jul 09)
Dangerous fake TikTok links are circulating on WhatsApp - how to spot them Mirror Tech (Thu Jul 09)
In Hong Kong, Facebook and WhatsApp have a penetration rate of around 80% according to Statista, Instagram has 60%,… Techmeme (Thu Jul 09)
Instagram and WhatsApp are tainted by Facebook's BS. Delete them. Mashable (Tue Jul 07)
WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger 'set to merge', leaker claims Mirror Tech (Tue Jul 07)
WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger 'set to merge', leaker claims Mirror Tech (Tue Jul 07)
Hong Kong: Facebook and WhatsApp 'pause' police help BBC News Technology (Mon Jul 06)
WhatsApp says it is "pausing" processing requests for user data from Hong Kong law enforcement agencies, following… Techmeme (Mon Jul 06)
Samsung begins offering support requests via WhatsApp in India Engadget (Mon Jul 06)
Instagram and WhatsApp are tainted by Facebook's BS. Delete them. Mashable (Sun Jul 05)
WhatsApp's private group structure encourages spread of misinfo and conspiracy theories as it enables higher levels… Techmeme (Fri Jul 03)
Don't let Zuck suck on your data. Here's how to delete your Insta, Whatsapp, and Facebook FutureShift (Fri Jul 03)
Need to delete your Instagram, Whatsapp, and Facebook accounts? We got you covered. Mashable (Fri Jul 03)
WhatsApp trick lets you use Dark Mode on desktop - here's how to access it Mirror Tech (Thu Jul 02)
WhatsApp trick lets you use Dark Mode on desktop - here's how to access it Mirror Tech (Thu Jul 02)
What's wrong with WhatsApp Guardian Tech (Thu Jul 02)
WhatsApp’s contact-adding QR codes and animated stickers officially announced The Verge (Thu Jul 02)
WhatsApp video group chats a little overwhelming? This should help. FutureShift (Wed Jul 01)
WhatsApp just made its group video chats a little less Mashable (Wed Jul 01)
WhatsApp announces contact-adding QR codes, animated stickers, dark mode for desktop and web, and a new group calli… Techmeme (Wed Jul 01)
WhatsApp lets you add new contacts with QR codes Engadget (Wed Jul 01)
WhatsApp’s contact-adding QR codes and animated stickers officially announced The Verge (Wed Jul 01)
Google stops storing photos from WhatsApp and Instagram BBC News Technology (Tue Jun 30)
WhatsApp trick lets you activate 'Hidden Mode' so you don't appear online Mirror Tech (Tue Jun 30)
Google Photos will no longer back up WhatsApp and Instagram images by default Engadget (Tue Jun 30)
Republican senators want WhatsApp, FaceTime, iMessage to give backdoor access to law enforcement… Forbes Tech (Thu Jun 25)
WhatsApp digital payments are suspended in Brazil CNET News (Wed Jun 24)
Brazil's Central Bank forces WhatsApp to suspend mobile payments Engadget (Wed Jun 24)
WhatsApp payments suspended in Brazil by Central Bank The Verge (Wed Jun 24)
Brazil suspends WhatsApp's payments service by @refsrc TechCrunch (Wed Jun 24)
Brazil's central bank suspends WhatsApp payments in the country, asks Mastercard and Visa to stop payments via the… Techmeme (Wed Jun 24)
Senate Republicans introduce bill calling for an end to "warrant-proof" encryption, citing apps like WhatsApp that… Techmeme (Wed Jun 24)
WhatsApp launches digital payments in Brazil after beta testing in India The Verge (Tue Jun 16)
Daily Crunch: WhatsApp launches payments by @anthonyha TechCrunch (Mon Jun 15)
WhatsApp adds payments, starting in Brazil Engadget (Mon Jun 15)
WhatsApp kicks off digital payments in Brazil CNET News (Mon Jun 15)
WhatsApp launches digital payments in Brazil after beta testing in India The Verge (Mon Jun 15)
Facebook's WhatsApp brings digital payment to users in Brazil Reuters Tech News (Mon Jun 15)
WhatsApp says it is rolling out a payments service for its users in Brazil to make purchases from local businesses… Techmeme (Mon Jun 15)
WhatsApp finally launches payments, starting in Brazil by @refsrc and @ingridlunden TechCrunch (Mon Jun 15)
WhatsApp was exposing users' phone numbers in Google search Engadget (Tue Jun 09)
WhatsApp resolves issue that exposed some users' phone numbers in Google search results by @refsrc TechCrunch (Tue Jun 09)
The best way to limit Facebook's tracking is to quit Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram for good. But if that's too… WIRED (Thu Jun 04)
Google and Walmart's PhonePe establish dominance in India's mobile payments market as WhatsApp Pay struggles to lau… TechCrunch (Thu Jun 04)
Twitter, WhatsApp in firing line as Ireland submits first draft GDPR decisions CNET News (Fri May 22)
WhatsApp test lets you add contacts with QR codes Engadget (Fri May 22)
WhatsApp tests new feature that lets you add contacts via QR codes The Verge (Fri May 22)
Sources: India's antitrust watchdog is reviewing a complaint filed in mid-March alleging WhatsApp is abusing its do… Techmeme (Fri May 15)
I finally get why people obsessively use WhatsApp Mashable (Tue May 12)
I finally get why people obsessively use WhatsApp Mashable (Sun May 10)
Our @sashajol finally gets why people are obsessed with WhatsApp FutureShift (Fri May 08)
WhatsApp hoax message circulating that claims UK lockdown will end in August Mirror Tech (Wed May 06)
WhatsApp hoax message circulating that claims UK lockdown will end in August Mirror Tech (Wed May 06)
WhatsApp gets a COVID-19 fact-checking bot CNET News (Mon May 04)
Poynter Institute launches a COVID-19 chatbot on WhatsApp that uses information from 100+ independent fact-checkers… Techmeme (Mon May 04)
Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network launches chatbot on WhatsApp to debunk thousands of coronav… TechCrunch (Mon May 04)
Zuckerberg: 3B+ MAUs across Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp, with FB and IG Live video views up 2x and… Techmeme (Thu Apr 30)
WhatsApp eyes credit feature for users in India | by @refsrc TechCrunch (Tue Apr 28)
WhatsApp ups limit on video calls to eight people The Verge (Wed Apr 29)
WhatsApp boosts video and voice calls to allow 8 people at once CNET News (Tue Apr 28)
WhatsApp ups limit on video calls to eight people The Verge (Tue Apr 28)
WhatsApp viral message forwarding drops 70% after new limits to stop coronavirus misinformation by @bissieness Forbes Tech (Tue Apr 28)
WhatsApp says its forwarding limits have cut the spread of viral messages by 70 percent The Verge (Tue Apr 28)
WhatsApp says its forwarding limits have cut the spread of viral messages by 70 percent The Verge (Mon Apr 27)
WhatsApp says its forwarding limits are slowing the spread of fake news Engadget (Mon Apr 27)
WhatsApp message forwarding limits reportedly reduce virality by 70% CNET News (Mon Apr 27)
Facebook: Here's proof Israeli WhatsApp hackers ran cyberweapons in America by @iblametom Forbes Tech (Mon Apr 27)
Coronavirus: Viral WhatsApp messages 'drop 70%' BBC News Technology (Mon Apr 27)
WhatsApp's anti-viral content measures are working Mashable (Mon Apr 27)
WhatsApp's anti-viral content measures are working FutureShift (Mon Apr 27)
WhatsApp says there has been a 70% reduction in the number of highly forwarded messages sent after its new forwardi… Techmeme (Mon Apr 27)
WhatsApp’s new limit cuts virality of ‘highly forwarded’ messages by 70% by @refsrc TechCrunch (Mon Apr 27)
Reliance and Facebook pilot JioMart e-commerce orders via WhatsApp in three cities In Maharashtra, India, partnerin… Techmeme (Mon Apr 27)
Reliance and Facebook pilot JioMart orders on WhatsApp by @refsrc TechCrunch (Mon Apr 27)
Facebook: Here’s proof Israeli WhatsApp hackers ran cyberweapons in By @iblametom Forbes Tech (Sat Apr 25)
WhatsApp claims spyware firm launched attacks with US servers Engadget (Sat Apr 25)
Facebook: Here's proof Israeli WhatsApp hackers ran cyberweapons in America by @iblametom Forbes Tech (Sat Apr 25)
In court documents, WhatsApp claims that NSO Group used US-based servers to direct malware to WhatsApp user devices… Techmeme (Sat Apr 25)
Facebook expands WhatsApp group video calls to up to eight people and adds new live video features for Facebook, In… Techmeme (Fri Apr 24)
Facebook expands WhatsApp group video calls to up to eight people and adds new live video features for Facebook, In… Techmeme (Fri Apr 24)
Facebook: Here’s proof Israeli WhatsApp hackers ran cyberweapons in By @iblametom Forbes Tech (Fri Apr 24)
The best way to limit Facebook's tracking is to quit Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram for good. But if that's too… WIRED (Fri Apr 24)
Sources: Zuckerberg suspended the push to introduce ads to WhatsApp partly to avoid antagonizing regulators but als… Techmeme (Thu Apr 23)
Facebook still plans to put ads in WhatsApp Engadget (Thu Apr 23)
How WhatsApp is making it more expensive to spread misinformation The Verge (Sun Apr 12)
WhatsApp puts new limits on the forwarding of viral messages The Verge (Sat Apr 11)
How to set up WhatsApp on your Mac or PC The Verge (Fri Apr 10)
How to make group calls on WhatsApp The Verge (Thu Apr 09)
WhatsApp is trying to slow the spread of viral information about the coronavirus pandemic, giving truth a chance to… MIT Technology Review (Wed Apr 08)
Why WhatsApp won't let you forward a message more than once by @_iainmartin Forbes Tech (Wed Apr 08)
How WhatsApp is making it more expensive to spread misinformation The Verge (Wed Apr 08)
WhatsApp is trying to slow the spread of viral information about the coronavirus pandemic, giving truth a chance to… MIT Technology Review (Tue Apr 07)
Facebook’s WhatsApp battles coronavirus misinformation by limiting the ability to forward messages WSJ Tech (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp is trying to slow the spread of viral information about the coronavirus pandemic, giving truth a chance to… MIT Technology Review (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp limits message forwarding to slow spread of coronavirus misinformation Reuters Tech News (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp Is Imposing Stricter Limits On Forwarding Messages To Slow Down Coronavirus Misinformation via @PranavDixit BuzzFeed Tech (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp limits message forwarding to curb misinformation spread CNET News (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp is making viral content less viral to fight coronavirus misinformation Mashable (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp imposes even stricter limits on message forwarding Engadget (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp is making viral content less viral to fight coronavirus misinformation FutureShift (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp limits the number of messages you can forward in bid to fight fake news Mirror Tech (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp now limits forwarding of viral messages,which have been forwarded five or more times, to one group at a ti… Techmeme (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp limits the number of messages you can forward in bid to fight fake news Mirror Tech (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp to impose new limit on forwarding to fight fake news Guardian Tech (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp introduces new limit on message forwards to fight spread of misinformation by… TechCrunch (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp puts new limits on the forwarding of viral messages The Verge (Tue Apr 07)
WhatsApp 'Dance of the Pope' hoax is circulating - what to do if you receive it Mirror Tech (Fri Apr 03)
Facebook launches coronavirus fact-checker for WhatsApp users in Italy CNET News (Thu Apr 02)
Report: WhatsApp has seen a 40% increase in usage due to COVID-19 pandemic by @sarahintampa TechCrunch (Thu Mar 26)
If you’ve spent years sending private messages, videos and photos over WhatsApp on your iPhone, you should think tw… WIRED (Thu Mar 26)
Coronavirus: UK’s WhatsApp bot working after false start BBC News Technology (Thu Mar 26)
WHO's WhatsApp global COVID-19 information service is launching in 20+ languages, aiming to reach 50M people, after… Techmeme (Wed Mar 25)
India launches a WhatsApp chatbot to create awareness about coronavirus and asks social media services to curb spre… Techmeme (Tue Mar 24)
WhatsApp testing new fact-checking feature for messages, report says CNET News (Mon Mar 23)
WhatsApp tests new feature to fight misinformation: Search the web by @refsrc TechCrunch (Sat Mar 21)
India launches WhatsApp chatbot to create awareness about coronavirus by @refsrc TechCrunch (Sat Mar 21)
WhatsApp and WHO create a chatbot to share reliable coronavirus info Engadget (Fri Mar 20)
WHO launches a messaging service on WhatsApp to give users latest info like novel coronavirus infection rates, trav… Techmeme (Fri Mar 20)
More than two billion people use encrypted communication service WhatsApp. To try and reach them, the World Health… WIRED (Fri Mar 20)
Coronavirus conspiracies go viral on Whatsapp as crisis deepens Reuters Tech News (Thu Mar 19)
WhatsApp debuts coronavirus fact-checking hub Engadget (Wed Mar 18)
Writing: WhatsApp creates coronavirus info hub, donates $1M to fight fake news CNET News (Wed Mar 18)
WhatsApp announces two initiatives to combat COVID-19 misinformation: an Information Hub in partnership with WHO an… Techmeme (Wed Mar 18)
WhatsApp unveils $1M grant and info hub to fight coronavirus rumors by @refsrc TechCrunch (Wed Mar 18)
Around the world, coronavirus misinformation spreads rapidly across WhatsApp, TikTok, texts, and emails, mediums la… Techmeme (Tue Mar 17)
Singaporeans get info from multiple, frequently updated government websites, as well as from a gov. WhatsApp accoun… WIRED (Sun Mar 15)
Under lockdown, Italy's social and family life has shifted to messaging platforms, where WhatsApp calls/messages ar… Techmeme (Sun Mar 15)
Startup founders are building companies on WhatsApp TechCrunch (Fri Mar 13)
A look at the rise of unofficial "WhatsApp mods", like GB WhatsApp, one of the most used messaging apps across Afri… Techmeme (Mon Mar 09)
WhatsApp dark mode now available for iOS and Android The Verge (Sat Mar 07)
WhatsApp dark mode now available for iOS and Android The Verge (Wed Mar 04)
How to enable WhatsApp's new dark mode on iOS and Android Gizmodo (Tue Mar 03)
WhatsApp finally has dark Mashable (Tue Mar 03)
How to enable WhatsApp's new dark mode on iOS and Android Gizmodo (Tue Mar 03)
WhatsApp dark mode comes to iOS, Android devices CNET News (Tue Mar 03)
WhatsApp says a dark mode will become available for iOS and Android users today, after months of testing, on by def… Techmeme (Tue Mar 03)
WhatsApp Dark Mode finally launches - how to try it on iPhone or Android Mirror Tech (Tue Mar 03)
WhatsApp's dark mode rolls out on Android and iOS today Engadget (Tue Mar 03)