Facebook ordered to delete Whatsapp data in Germany

Data privacy authorities in Germany on Tuesday ordered Facebook to delete data it has received on Whatsapp users in Germany.

WhatsApp to share users' phone numbers with Facebook

The popular messaging service WhatsApp updated its terms and privacy policy Thursday, allowing owner Facebook access to more data, including users' phone numbers.

Brazilian Supreme Court suspends order blocking WhatsApp

Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a lower court's order blocking WhatsApp, the latest reversal in an ongoing spat between the messaging service and authorities over access to encrypted...

Brazil again blocks WhatsApp in data dispute

A Brazil court blocked WhatsApp across the country Tuesday for the third time in a year in an ongoing spat between the messaging service and authorities over user records WhatsApp says it does not...

WhatsApp encrypts its entire service

Communications app WhatsApp has instituted end-to-end encryption for all communications on its network of one billion people worldwide, the company's founders told the tech magazine Wired Tuesday...

Infographic reveals what happens in one single second on the Internet

How many posts per second do users "like" on Facebook? How many hours worth of YouTube videos do people watch worldwide?

Google, WhatsApp back Apple in encryption fight with FBI

The heads of Google and WhatsApp Thursday threw their support behind Apple as it takes on a US government order to hack its own iPhone security, even as other leading tech voices remained silent...

WhatsApp has worldwide user base of 1 billion

The short-message service WhatsApp has crossed the 1-billion-user mark, its co-founder said Monday.