Facebook imitates Snapchat
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All Facebook’s apps and acquisitions now have Stories feature

Today Facebook completed the launch of a feature named Stories that allows people to share videos and photographs at the top of their newsfeeds for 24 hours. After this period, Stories will disappear.

UK wants WhatsApp to open a backdoor with federal services
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Companies should take “more active role” combating criminal violence, hate messages

In the ongoing battle between state governments and national security agencies to ascribe regulations for encrypted IP-based communications, the UK government has now asked WhatsApp to open its encryption to security services in the world effort to combat off-grid cyberterrorism efforts.

WhatsApp launches video calling for all users
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iOS, Android and Windows Phone

On Monday, Facebook owned chat service WhatsApp announced that it will be launching video calling capability to over one billion users around the world on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

Why did Istanbul's Internet get the works?
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That’s nobody’s business but the Turks

Much of the internet appears to have gone down in Turkey and it is widely believed that the government is doing the throttling.

Italian watchdog sniffs at WhatsApp
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Antitrust deals with Facebook

Italy’s antitrust watchdog is snuffling around the rump of the social notworking site WhatsApp.

Facebook and WhatsApp abandon Blackberry
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No one is interested any more

Facebook and WhatsApp have decided to cease all support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms.

WhatsApp starts to talk
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Everyone's talking at me, can't hear a world they are saying...

WhatsApp has commenced rollout of its voice calling feature to all users on Android.

Probably not Facebook’s fault

Privacy lobby wants investigation