Facebook Apps celebrate a #MonthofGood this Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Facebook’s global community comes together across its apps to celebrate the Holy Month by exploring, inspiring and expressing good

Whatsapp sends users 4 highlights via status to clear air on policy updates

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 03:24 GMT

Over the past days, Whatsapp has been trying hard to clear the air among users who criticized the app of sharing information and private messages with Facebook through their new privacy policy updates.

Fugitive businessman exposes Muslim Brotherhood’s scandalous plots

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 07:34 GMT

The Egyptian fugitive, Mohammed Ali, released a private Whatsapp conversation between him and a fugitive member of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

WhatsApp confirms ads will start appearing in 2020

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 09:21 GMT

The ads will take up the whole screen and like Instagram Story ads, users can get more information by swiping up. And just like with Instagram stories, WhatsApp’s Status feature lets users broadcast text, photos and videos that will disappear after 24 hou

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 09:35 GMT

Facebook’s WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app.

WhatsApp limits text forwards to five recipients to fight rumors

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 11:01 GMT

WhatsApp is limiting the number of times users can forward a message to five, in an attempt to limit the spread of misinformation and rumors.

At least one dead as price protests enter third day in Sudan

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 01:16 GMT

At least one protester was killed in the northern Sudanese city of Atbara on Friday, the security chief said.

Russia to carry out checks on Facebook, Whatsapp

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 09:22 GMT

Russian state telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor will check by December whether Facebook and possibly Whatsapp are complying with Russian laws

Cuper creates WhatsApp group to support Egyptian National Team

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 03:11 GMT

Cuper created a WhatApp group called “World Cup Quarter Final”, to show that he believes in the abilities of the Egyptian national team.

Fake Prince Albert 'cons Monte Carlo high-flyers'

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Crooks are impersonating top personalities in Monaco, including even Prince Albert II, to scam money from high-flying victims.

WhatsApp inches closer to revenue plan with accounts for businesses

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 04:38 GMT

Messaging application WhatsApp said on Thursday that it would begin allowing business accounts for the first time.

WhatsApp messaging service returns after global outage

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 08:12 GMT

WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a global outage for about an hour on Sunday before the problem was fixed.

WhatsApp reports outage affecting users around the world

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 07:42 GMT

Popular messaging app WhatsApp said on Thursday that users around the world were unable to access its service.

OPEC chatroom dead as Qatar crisis hurts Gulf oil cooperation

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 10:02 GMT

OPEC’s most powerful internal alliance, bringing together the oil producer group’s Gulf members, is disintegrating fast.

Smiley Face: A glimpse of Emojis history

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Emojis are a half-way minimalist medium between words and images; they usually express mood but still stretch through a very deep pit of expressive options.

Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging services

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 09:34 GMT

Afghanistan's telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram.

EU privacy regulators increase pressure on WhatsApp

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 07:11 GMT

EU privacy regulators rapped WhatsApp on the knuckles for not resolving their concerns over the messaging service's sharing of user data with Facebook.

UK says WhatsApp lets gangsters operate beyond the law

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 04:50 GMT

Britain said WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and organised crime groups to operate beyond the reach of the law.

et Tech: September Recap

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

A lot happened in the tech world this month. Just in case you missed out, here is a quick recap of the month.

Unsend feature for Whatsapp is almost here

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 07:25 GMT

Think about all these messages you wish you never sent. Soon you will actually be able to take them back with WhatsApp.