Science & Technology | Tech

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 – BGR

You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can't even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we're one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in its app as part o

Science & Technology | Social Media

WhatsApp co-founder: 'I sold my users' privacy' with Facebook acquisition - CNET

Brian Acton had also tweeted in March that users should "#deletefacebook," as the social network dealt with its Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Business & Finance | Business

How to use Whatsapp as a Business Tool: 3 Easy Tips

Whether you own a restaurant or a toy store, WhatsApp can be your best business buddy.

Business & Finance | Business

WhatsApp straight up copies Snapchat's drawings and stickers

The latest WhatsApp Android beta is adding a number of new features that should make sharing images with your friends a bit more fun – and a lot more like Snapchat. Android Police noted that the latest Android beta of the app introduces the ability to d

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WhatsApp is now free and promises to stay ad-free | The Verge

WhatsApp is dropping its subscription fees to access the popular messaging service. WhatsApp introduced the fees a few years ago, forcing new users to pay an annual 99 cents subscription after the...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook explains why it needs Instagram, WhatsApp, AND Messenger - Business Insider

In a panel discussion at this week's Facebook F8 developer event, the head honchos behind Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram sat down to explain why the social network owns and operates three apps that compete with its own core business.

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Messaging mania has shocked tech leaders twice - in 1994 and again now

One of the most unanticipated developments surrounding mobile phones is the fact that people don't really want to use them to talk to each other. They want to use them to send messages. This phenom...