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How to: Make WhatsApp group voice and video calls

How to: Make WhatsApp group voice and video calls

WhatsApp now lets you make group calls – here’s how you can join in the fun.
By Emma Sims Aug 1 2018, 9:45AM
How WhatsApp is outshining Facebook in the fight against fake news

How WhatsApp is outshining Facebook in the fight against fake news

WhatsApp is doing better than parent company Facebook in its efforts to curb the spread of fake news.
By Emma Sims Jul 23 2018, 9:40AM
6 things we learnt from Facebook's F8 2018 event

6 things we learnt from Facebook's F8 2018 event

Big new features coming for Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram – plus Oculus Go is out now.
By Andrew Hayward May 2 2018, 12:07PM
WhatsApp's Jan Koum cuts ties with Facebook amid claims of clashes over data privacy and encryption

WhatsApp's Jan Koum cuts ties with Facebook amid claims of clashes over data privacy and encryption

Koum will reportedly also leave his position on Facebook's board of directors.
By a Staff Writer May 2 2018, 8:53AM
WhatsApp co-founder tells Facebook users to delete their accounts

WhatsApp co-founder tells Facebook users to delete their accounts

Following Cambridge Analytica data sharing row, Brian Acton joins 'deletefacebook' calls.
By a Staff Writer Mar 22 2018, 9:38AM
You'll soon have over an hour to delete WhatsApp messages following beta update

You'll soon have over an hour to delete WhatsApp messages following beta update

Since the release of WhatsApp beta for Android 2.18.69, the deadline has been increased from seven minutes up to 4,096 seconds.
By Alan Martin Mar 14 2018, 10:37AM
BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram for patent infringement

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram for patent infringement

The Canadian company alleges that seven patents have been infringed by the social network and its subsidiaries.
By a Staff Writer Mar 8 2018, 12:54PM
Kaspersky uncovers 'world's most powerful' Android spyware tool, Skygofree

Kaspersky uncovers 'world's most powerful' Android spyware tool, Skygofree

The spyware steals WhatsApp messages and your passwords
By Lee Bell Jan 18 2018, 9:20AM
Researchers: Security of messaging apps breaks down during group chats

Researchers: Security of messaging apps breaks down during group chats

Vulnerabilities in the group communication protocols of three encrypted messaging apps - WhatsApp, Signal, and Threema - could allow attackers to willfully subvert their integrity and confidentiality.
By Bradley Barth Jan 15 2018, 8:45AM
WhatsApp update now lets you watch YouTube videos without leaving the app

WhatsApp update now lets you watch YouTube videos without leaving the app

Plus, because of its picture-in-picture mode, you can continue watching the video while you navigate to other chats.
By a Staff Writer Nov 29 2017, 10:45AM
'Millions' download fake Whatsapp app

'Millions' download fake Whatsapp app

Google removed the potentially malicious app from Google Play shortly after it was spotted
By a Staff Writer Nov 8 2017, 9:16AM
WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

Your first thought is why you’d need to share your location with anyone. After further consideration, it makes so much sense.
By Chris Wiles Oct 19 2017, 11:26AM
WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp apparently refused the UK government's entreaties to build what would essentially be a backdoor into its app earlier this year.
By Teri Robinson Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
WhatsApp reveals enterprise app in its monetisation push

WhatsApp reveals enterprise app in its monetisation push

New features are being tested to help businesses chat directly with customers.
By a Staff Writer Sep 7 2017, 9:49AM
Send money via PayPal from Skype

Send money via PayPal from Skype

(But would you want to?)
By Chris Wiles Aug 4 2017, 12:13PM
Facebook profits jump 71% while WhatsApp growth surges

Facebook profits jump 71% while WhatsApp growth surges

Profits jump to $3.9bn, while Facebook-owned WhatsApp hits 1bn people every day
By a Staff Writer Jul 28 2017, 10:37AM
25 secret WhatsApp tricks you (probably) didn't know about

25 secret WhatsApp tricks you (probably) didn't know about

We've rounded up some top tips for everyone's favourite instant messaging service.
By Elissa Loi May 22 2017, 10:59AM
Late 2016 marks start of WhatsApp encryption back-ups to iCloud Drive

Late 2016 marks start of WhatsApp encryption back-ups to iCloud Drive

Facebook added another layer of protection for users of its WhatsApp encrypted mobile messaging service in late 2016.
By Bradley Barth May 12 2017, 10:31AM
WhatsApp now back up after suffering massive global outage

WhatsApp now back up after suffering massive global outage

Users reported being unable to load the app for several hours on Wednesday.
By a Staff Writer May 5 2017, 12:11PM
Dodgy pics sneak into WhatsApp web

Dodgy pics sneak into WhatsApp web

Web version of WhatsApp messenger was at risk from malicious files.
By a Staff Writer Mar 16 2017, 12:29PM