When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said Wednesday it now has more than two billion users around the world as it reaffirmed its commitment to strong encryption to protect privacy.
A fresh blow for Huawei on Friday after Facebook says it will no longer allow its apps to be pre-installed on the company's handsets.
WhatsApp has pressed users to update its messaging service, following a report that a vulnerability in the software allowed attackers to hack into people’s phones using commercial Israeli spyware.
WhatsApp Business is a separate chat app specifically created for people running small businesses. With the help of this app, businesses can interact with customers easily by using tools to automate, sort, and quickly respond to messages.
Facebook suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's plans would involve stitching together the three apps’ messaging products behind the scenes, though consumers would still interact with each service separately, according to a report by the New York Times.
Facebook is working on making a cryptocurrency that will let users transfer money on its WhatsApp messaging app, focusing first on the remittances market in India.
At least 15 Nigerian news organisations have joined forces to fight misinformation ahead of February's elections in a collaborative first as the country's main political parties trade accusations of fabrication and exaggeration.
Allegations of a dirty tricks campaign on WhatsApp dominated Brazil's presidential election race, turning attention to social media manipulation following abuses uncovered in the US election and Britain's Brexit referendum two years ago.
Zambia will tax phone calls made over the internet to protect traditional telecoms companies, the government has said, a move activists warned would stifle freedom of expression.
WhatsApp is probably the most popular cross-platform messaging app out there. While WhatsApp lets you send text, images, GIFs, videos, stickers, and more, sometimes sending a text message could feel a bit boring.
SA's Africa Check has received international recognition for its 'What's Crap on WhatsApp?' service.
Chris Hughes, who co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg from their Harvard dorm room, said the company has become too powerful and influential and should be broken up.
Popular social media networks Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp was down worldwide on Sunday afternoon. Here are some of the best reactions.
WhatsApp, with over 200 million users in India, moves to curb misinformation campaign ahead of national elections.
WhatsApp messaging service has begun to globally restrict the number of people a message can be forwarded to, in an attempt to fight fake and misleading information from going viral on its platform.
Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term "fake news" during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral.
WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and other political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election.
India has called on WhatsApp to clamp down on fake news spread on the messaging app that has been blamed for lynchings across the vast South Asian country.
Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm says they had found a flaw in WhatsApp that could allow hackers to modify and send fake messages.
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