WhatsApp

WhatsApp Hits Two Billion Users

(CNN) - The popularity of WhatsApp reaches new heights. The mobile messaging app now has more than two billion users. It made its debut in 2009 and was acquired by Facebook in 2014 in a $19-billion deal. For those…

Facebook Tells DOJ It Won't Weaken Encryption

(CNN) - Facebook says it won't weaken encryption on WhatsApp and Messenger. End-to-end encryption makes it so that messages are only read by the sender and recipient and not a third-party. The Department of Justice argues this would make…

WhatsApp Targeted By Advanced Spyware

(CNN) - There might be something up with your WhatsApp. Officials with the Facebook-owned messaging service says it appears to have been targeted by advanced spyware. A vulnerability in the system might have let hackers get access to users'…

WhatsApp Age Limit Rising to 16 in Europe

(CNN) - WhatsApp is kicking some European teens off the messaging platform. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is raising its minimum user age in Europe from 13 to 16 to comply with a tough new data privacy law. The lower age threshold of…