Ultimate ice breakers – Nudging goes digital. 4 Tips.

2016-06-01 06:30

Ideas on how to nudge people who aren’t getting back to you without coming across as a ‘spam-pest’, or a ‘phone-stalker’.

WhatsApp suspended in Brazil

2016-05-02 21:04

The popular WhatsApp messaging service is not working in Brazil, apparently as a result of an ongoing judicial battle.

WhatsApp adds 'powerful' encryption to photos, videos

2016-04-06 07:09

WhatsApp says it's now using a powerful form of encryption to protect the security of photos, videos, group chats and voice calls in addition to text messages.

5 new WhatsApp features to try out

2016-03-07 12:15

Instant messaging service WhatsApp, which earlier this year surpassed the one billion user mark, has bolted on more features for its users.

Malawi govt 'taking coup allegations seriously'

2016-02-25 12:16

The Malawian government says it is taking seriously allegations that members of the opposition are plotting to overthrow President Peter Mutharika and his administration, a report says.

WhatsApp not the enemy of telecoms - Zuckerberg

2016-02-23 07:50

The relationship between telecommunications carriers and messaging apps such as Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger is 'symbiotic', says the Facebook CEO.

Watch out for these 5 WhatsApp scams

2016-02-10 13:14

The social network has one billion users, but with that growth has come a spike in scams on the service.

Kenyan charged for WhatsApp Somalia victim pics

2016-01-19 19:59

A Kenyan man has been charged for publishing pictures alleged to be of Kenyan soldiers killed last week by Islamic extremist rebels in Somalia.

Hands off WhatsApp, say Fin24 users

2016-01-14 09:59

Fin24 users have largely reacted negatively to possible regulation of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp by government.

WhatsApp crashes almost worldwide on New Year's Eve

2015-12-31 22:42

If you are experiencing any problems with the messaging service WhatsApp on New Year's Eve, you are not alone.


WhatsApp launches Windows, Mac desktop app

2016-05-11 15:03

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has launched its desktop app in a bid to boost access to its over one billion users.

Twitter, WhatsApp 'blocked' in parts of Ethiopia

2016-04-12 11:13

Internet messaging applications such as WhatsApp haven’t worked for more than a month in parts of Ethiopia that include Oromia region, which recently suffered protests.

5 new features coming to WhatsApp on Android

2016-03-30 12:39

Instant messaging application WhatsApp has been busy with updating its service this year and it is continuing that trend with more upgrades.

Dismay over WhatsApp ditching BlackBerry, Nokia

2016-02-29 16:23

Some Fin24 users have expressed their displeasure at WhatsApp deciding to discontinue its service on several older and fringe operating systems.

WhatsApp 'hoax' raises alarm for Zim bank

2016-02-24 10:53

A Zimbabwean bank is battling to contain a flight by depositors after a social media hoax message advised customers to withdraw their money.

5 WhatsApp messaging tips and tricks

2016-02-19 13:15

Here are five quick tips and tricks to help boost and configure your WhatsApp chatting experience.

Internet body warns against OTT regulation

2016-01-25 10:56

Local mobile networks must innovate amid fast-growing over-the-top players such as WhatsApp, says the Internet Service Providers’ Association.

Petition launched to reject WhatsApp regulation

2016-01-15 11:59

An online petition is calling on government to reject calls by mobile networks to regulate OTT services such as WhatsApp and Skype.

WhatsApp faces possible regulation in SA

2016-01-13 15:53

Over-the-top internet services such as WhatsApp could be regulated in SA depending on the outcome of planned Parliament hearings this month.

Brazil court orders 48-hour WhatsApp block

2015-12-17 09:41

A court in Brazil on Wednesday ordered cellular service providers nationwide to block the popular WhatsApp smartphone application for two days.

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