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WhatsApp’s online backups are getting end-to-end encryption

WhatsApp's backups are now end-to-end encrypted in the cloud as Facebook rolls out a new update.
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WhatsApp's End-to-End Encrypted Chat Backups Feature Now Rolling Out

WhatsApp end-to-end encrypted backups are now rolling out for iPhone users, Facebook has announced. Until now, WhatsApp let users back up their chat history to ‌‌iCloud‌‌, but the messages and media contained in the backups weren't protected by WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption while in ‌‌Apple's cloud servers‌. Since Apple holds the encryption keys for ‌‌iCloud‌‌, a subpoena of Apple or an unauthorized ‌‌iCloud‌‌ hack could have potentially allowed access to WhatsApp messages backed up there...
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WhatsApp vs. Telegram: Which messaging app is better?

When we think of instant messaging, WhatsApp and Telegram are the first apps that come to mind. But which is better?
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Social Media, Features, Whatsapp, Telegram


Fintech’s unique applications in emerging markets

The solution isn’t always about developing cutting-edge technology. Sometimes it’s about using existing technology in clever ways The post Fintech’s unique applications in emerging markets appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Apps, Business, Cloud Storage, Whatsapp, Connectivity, Fintech, Predictive Analytics, Openaccess, Telematics, Jumo, Liferay, Advanced Data Analytics, Christiaan Steyn, MiWay Blink, Ndagi Job Goshi, Paul Whelpton


After suffering two outages in a week, Instagram is testing a feature that lets you know when it's having issues so you won't think it's just your internet

Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Instagram says it is testing a feature that notifies users when outages or technical issues occur. The company will use the feature "when we see that people are confused and looking for answers." The news comes after Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp had two outages in five days last week. Instagram is testing out a new feature to notify users about outages after the app suffered two of them in the span of five days last week.The company anno...
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Here’s why Telegram will probably never beat WhatsApp

Telegram added 70 million users on the back of WhatsApp's outage this week, but it's unlikely to replace WhatsApp as the messaging app of choice for billions.
Tags: Mobile, Opinion, Trends, Whatsapp, Telegram, Messaging Apps


Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp experienced a second outage in less than a week

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook said some users were experiencing issues with its suite of apps on Friday. "We apologize for any inconvenience," the company said in a tweet. Facebook, Instagram, and other apps went down four days ago on Monday, October 4. Facebook suite of apps went down again on Friday, their second outage in the last week.The company acknowledged the outage and apologized to people experiencing issues after users reported being unable to access its apps, including...
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Snapchat and Telegram usage spiked while Facebook was down

Chesnot/Getty Snapchat users spent 23% more time on the app while Facebook was down on Monday, Bloomberg reported. Telegram's CEO said the app gained 70 million new users during the outage that also took WhatsApp offline. Facebook was down for over 6 hours on Monday after a network configuration change. See more stories on Insider's business page. Social media users flocked to other apps during Facebook's six-hour outage on Monday.Snapchat users on Android devices spent about ...
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Facebook face plants

This outage comes at a precarious time for Facebook, which is still navigating the fallout of whistleblower Frances Haugen accusing the company of prioritising profits over combating misinformation and hate The post Facebook face plants appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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How to make and receive WhatsApp video calls

There are a few different ways to place individual or group video call on WhatsApp. Carol Yepes/Getty Images You can start a WhatsApp video call from the Calls tab by looking up a contact or from a chat thread. WhatsApp allows you to take part in a video call with up to eight participants. If you link the WhatsApp desktop app to your phone, you can send and receive video calls on your computer. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. According to Statista, WhatsApp...
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Facebook’s massive outage saw millions sign up for rival apps

Facebook's calamitous global outage, which also affected Messenger and WhatsApp, apparently prompted tens of millions of users to seek out rival apps.
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Facebook’s massive outage saw millions sign up to rival apps

Facebook's calamitous global outage, which also affected Messenger and WhatsApp, apparently prompted tens of millions of users to seek out rival apps.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Signal, Messaging Apps


For some influencers, yesterday's Facebook outage was a snow day. Others almost lost thousands in brand deals

For some influencers, the outage hurt their bottom line. But for others, it was a welcomed snow-day from online life. Tori Mistick On Monday, Facebook experienced a mass outage that rendered its apps unusable for over five hours. Social media influencers, who rely on Instagram and Facebook for income, were notably impacted. Some said they enjoyed their time off while others said the outage posed a serious threat to her earnings. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, F...
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Facebook down! 4 ways to be ready next time

How did Facebook's outage affect those industries that run ads and use its reach to empower marketing campaigns? Here's how the real estate industry can be better prepared next time.
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A simple explanation of Facebook's massive outage and why it took so long to fix

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook said changes to its "backbone routers" caused Monday's widespread outage. Facebook said it had "no evidence that user data was compromised" as a result of the outage. The global outage impacted all of Facebook's apps and even internal communications. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook published a blog post late Monday attributing its hours-long global outage to a "faulty configuration change" to...
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Facebook reveals the cause of Monday’s global outage

Facebook has offered an explanation as to why its social media services suffered a serious outage on Monday that lasted around six hours.
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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again after global outage took down platforms

Users in UK, US, Australia and other countries found services inaccessible, prompting company apologyFacebook outage – follow live updatesFacebook experienced one of the worst outages in its history on Monday, leaving users around the world unable to access its platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp, for several hours.By late on Monday, the services were slowly coming back online, with the company apologizing for the extended disruption. Continue reading...
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Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram back online for many users after global outage took down platforms for hours – as it happened

The company and its network of services were hit by an outage in several countries, affecting millions of peopleFull report: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by global outageFacebook’s executives, including Mark Zuckerberg have repeatedly told US lawmakers that they welcome government regulation. Facing scrutiny for their internal policy decisions, they have asked politicians to draw the line on harmful content. But in her prepared Senate testimony, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen plan...
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This is how much Facebook’s outage is thought to have cost it

Facebook is mostly back online now after suffering a global outage on Monday lasting around six hours. This is how much the downtime is thought to have cost it.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Facebook during outage, saying company's 'monopolistic behavior' saying it's destructive to 'free society and democracy'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(D-NY) listens as Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on "An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors" in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on October 23, 2019. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images A Monday outage took Facebook-owned companies offline- including WhatsApp and Instagram. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez slammed the company saying it is a thr...
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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger were all down for hours on Monday, and the internet had a field day over the massive outage

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger suffered a widespread outage on Monday. People flocked to Twitter for updates, as well as memes making fun of the situation. "Maybe Facebook is being repaired by the same guy who repairs the McDonald's Ice Cream Machine," one tweet said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger were all down on Monday in a massive outage that lasted mor...
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Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram back online for many users after global outage took down platforms for hours – live

The company and its network of services were hit by an outage in several countries, affecting millions of peopleFull report: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by global outageFacebook’s executives, including Mark Zuckerberg have repeatedly told US lawmakers that they welcome government regulation. Facing scrutiny for their internal policy decisions, they have asked politicians to draw the line on harmful content. But in her prepared Senate testimony, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen plan...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Instagram, Senate, US, Social Media, World news, US news, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram, Frances Haugen


Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are back after several hours offline

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are back after suffering a complete outage that spanned several hours.
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Facebook goes down, taking Instagram and WhatsApp with it – follow live

The company and its network of services were hit by an outage in several countries, affecting millions of peopleFull report: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by global outageA six-hour global outage of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp was caused by a problem with the company’s domain name system, multiple news outlets reported. A ‘cascade’ of costly outages around the world Continue reading...
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Every Facebook-owned app was down Monday in a widespread outage

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Several Facebook apps appeared to suffer an outage on Monday. Users reported having issues accessing Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger on Downdetector. The outage spanned multiple countries, according to user reports. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook suffered a major outage across several countries on Monday for more than 5 hours. Users reported having issues accessing Facebook apps like Instagram, WhatsApp, Mes...
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Here's what we've learned so far about Facebook's global outage

SOPA Images/Getty Images Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp all went offline Monday for users globally. Even the company's internal communications tools went offline, slowing its ability to respond. Here's what we know so far about possible causes of the outage. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook and some of its most widely used apps, including Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger, experienced a major outage affecting users globally on Monday.Some of Facebook&#...
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The internet is having a field day dunking on Facebook while it’s down

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all down, leaving the whole internet with no choice but to post their dunks on Twitter. Here are the best ones.
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The internet had a field day dunking on Facebook while it’s down

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all down, leaving the whole internet with no choice but to post their dunks on Twitter. Here are the best ones.
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Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram slowly returning after several hours offline

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are suffering a complete outage on the web and in their respective apps that has spanned several hours.
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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger are all down, and the internet is having a field day over the massive outage

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger suffered a widespread outage on Monday. People flocked to Twitter for updates, as well as memes making fun of the situation. "Maybe Facebook is being repaired by the same guy who repairs the McDonald's Ice Cream Machine," one tweet said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger were all down on Monday in a massive outage. People had ple...
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