WhatsApp has announced a Web version of its popular messaging app on the Chrome Web browser.
WhatsApp has announced that it is in the midst of implementing end-to-end encryption to scramble all messages sent by its users by default.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service acquired by Facebook for $22 billion, has added end-to-end encryption for some mobile users, reports Threatpost.
Despite getting a late start monetizing its mobile properties, Facebook is coming roaring back, according to its most recent quarterly results.
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More than 200 million Facebook users are regularly using Facebook Messenger, the social networking site's mobile texting app for Android and iPhone, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in the firm's quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, Re/code reports.
Facebook's dodgy privacy record has prompted the Federal Trade Commission to take the extraordinary step of warning the social media giant about its proposed $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp.
If this is really an approval by the Federal Trade Commission of Facebook's pending acquisition of the messaging app maker, it did not come gift-wrapped.
The Android version of WhatsApp--the instant messaging firm being acquired by Facebook for $16 billion--has a security flaw that leaves chat histories open to theft and decryption by malicious apps installed on the same smartphone, warns an article in Ars Technica.