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April, 2020

  • 7 April

    COVID-19: Whatsapp Places New Limits On Message Forwarding

    WhatsApp on Tuesday placed new limits on message forwarding as part of an effort to curb the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. Read Also: 5G: Oyakhilome Does Not Know God, Says Abel Damina The new policy limits users to forwarding certain messages to one “chat” at a time, aiming …

January, 2020

  • 25 January

    United Nations Bars Officials From Using WhatsApp

    United Nations (UN) has asked its officials to stop using a messaging app, WhatsApp, because “it’s not supported as a secure mechanism.” This comes after UN experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the online communications platform to hack the phone of Amazon chief executive and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos. …

August, 2019

  • 2 August

    How To Protect Your Whatsapp Account From Hackers – Expert

    An IT expert, Obiageli Uju has urged users of the chatting App, WhatsApp to take safety measures to safeguard their devices and accounts from being hacked. Uju, the founder of LinksHub, in an interview with NAN on Friday in Abuja said people must protect their internet connected phones/devices from theft …

June, 2019

  • 6 June

    WhatsApp Crashes In Germany, Spain, Others

    Instant messenger, WhatsApp, is experiencing a major outage across the UK with similar reports coming from The Netherlands, Germany and Spain. Popular reporting site DownDetector registered problems with service beginning around 10:30am BST, with a spike of over 850 reports of outages logged so far. Some users report long delays …

May, 2019

  • 21 May

    9mobile Creates WhatsApp Customer Care Platform

    Telecommunications company 9mobile, said on Tuesday it had introduced a personalised WhatsApp Customer Care channel to allow subscribers have uninterrupted access to the network. According to Adebisi Idowu, the Vice President, Marketing, 9mobile, the channel would be on 09092000192. Idowu in a statement in Lagos, said that through the app, which …

  • 14 May

    WhatsApp Urges Users To Update App After Cyber Attack

    Facebook owned application, WhatsApp, has encouraged users to update to the latest version of the app after discovering a vulnerability that allowed spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through the app’s phone call function. The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to …

January, 2019

  • 25 January

    Facebook To Merge Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger

    Social media giant, Facebook, is merging its other platforms; WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger, the technology giant has announced. According to the company, the merger is intended to create “the best messaging experiences” for the users around the world, who use the Facebook-owned apps. But each app will remain different from …

  • 22 January

    Whatsapp Users Can Now Only Forward Messages Five Times

    American messaging app, WhatsApp has introduced new measures to curb the spread of fake news by reducing the number of times that users can forward messages on the platform. The Facebook owned business announced that users will now be limited to sharing messages up-to 5 times, which is a reduction …

October, 2018

  • 20 October

    WhatsApp Bans Over 100,000 Accounts In Brazil

    WhatsApp has banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the Facebook Inc. messaging service struggles to contain political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election in Latin Americas largest country. We have cutting-edge technology to detect spam that identifies accounts with abnormal behaviour so that they cant be used …

August, 2018

  • 8 August

    WhatsApp Messages Can Be Manipulated By Hackers – Research

    Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm said Wednesday they had found a flaw in WhatsApp that could allow hackers to modify and send fake messages using the popular social messaging app. CheckPoint said the vulnerability gives a hacker the possibility “to intercept and manipulate messages sent by those in a group or private …

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