World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday March 12, 2014
When condom maker Durex wants to send an intimate message to customers in China, it uses a homegrown instant messaging platform called WeChat which has taken the country by storm in just three years.
Hitesh Arora | Tuesday March 11, 2014
The latest WhatsApp (2.11.186) update is available for download via the Google Play store.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
A senior official from CCI said the commission is yet to receive an application seeking approval for the deal.
Reuters | Monday March 10, 2014
BBM has long been Indonesia's most popular messaging app, with Facebook Inc's $19 billion buyout target WhatsApp in pursuit.
Sunday March 9, 2014
The world's largest social networking site Facebook has around 1.2 billion members globally while WhatsApp - a platform that allows exchange of messages and files through mobile phones free of cost -- is estimated to have 450 million users worldwide.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Privacy groups have approached the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to put on hold Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp and investigate how the social media giant plans to use subscriber data.
Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Privacy advocates ask for a clearer understanding of how Facebook intends to use the personal data of WhatsApp's 450 million users.
World | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook Inc's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp until there is a clearer understanding of how the company intends to use the personal data of WhatsApp's 450 million users.
NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Jan Koum is ranked 202 in the list, while Brian Acton is ranked 551.
Reuters | Wednesday March 5, 2014
The social messaging giant reportedly wishes to use the Titan Aerospace's drones to provide Internet access to regions without it.
Monday March 3, 2014
Young tech companies have a long list of to-dos. Signing up users and raising money are usually at the top of the list.Much further down? Data security. That neglect has recently come back to bite many hot new applications and Web services - and thei...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
A sharp rise in share price of social networking giant Facebook has helped the personal wealth of its 29-year-old CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg soar by a massive USD 15 billion in less than two years.
Rohan Swamy | Friday February 28, 2014
According to reports of an updated WhatsApp for Windows Phone app being tested in private beta, several new features are on their way.
NDTV Correspondent | Thursday February 27, 2014
It was also said that Google chief Larry Page himself met Koum days before the Facebook deal was confirmed.
Robin Sinha | Wednesday February 26, 2014
The Line app is set to take on VoIP services by introducing voice-calling, and will also allow users to sell their stickers via its web store.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 25, 2014
A German cartoonist has apologized for causing offense by depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as a hooked-nose octopus, after Jewish groups complained it resembled Nazi propaganda.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
The company says it will focus on improving its mobile messaging experience.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world's largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp. But he f...
Reuters | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Just 18 months after appearing at risk of getting crushed by the swelling mobile wave, the No. 1 social network is riding high.
Tuesday February 25, 2014
Buying WhatsApp has cemented Facebook's involvement in messaging, which for many people is their earliest experience with the mobile Internet. Adding voice services moves the social network into another core function on a smartphone.