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# whatsapp - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

If you use WhatsApp on your computer, you should update it as soon as you get the chance
# Bug
# Bug

If you use WhatsApp on your computer, you should update it as soon as you get the chance

Sep 9th 2015, 8:35 PM 42,837 Views 8 Comments

A security bug in the service could put more than 200 million users at risk.

# whatsapp - Friday 4 September, 2015

WhatsApp takes one step closer to realising its dream of one billion users
# Inevitable
# Inevitable

WhatsApp takes one step closer to realising its dream of one billion users

Sep 4th 2015, 8:10 AM 10,295 Views 13 Comments

Its founder announced the app now has 900 million monthly active users, five months after it reached the 800 million mark.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

There's a way to see who your most popular friends are on WhatsApp
# Bff
# Bff

There's a way to see who your most popular friends are on WhatsApp

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 22,986 Views 5 Comments

It’s an iPhone exclusive feature though.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Good news! WhatsApp web will soon be available for iPhone users
# New Connection
# New Connection

Good news! WhatsApp web will soon be available for iPhone users

Aug 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 18,802 Views 19 Comments

The web version shows instructions on how to connect with your iPhone, but the iOS app has yet to follow suit.

# whatsapp - Sunday 9 August, 2015

10 Whatsapp crimes we're all guilty of
# Whatsnotapp
From The Daily Edge
# Whatsnotapp

10 Whatsapp crimes we're all guilty of

Aug 9th 2015, 8:15 PM 14,488 Views 3 Comments

Cease these activities immediately.

# whatsapp - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Pepe reveals Juventus' post-Champions League final Whatsapp conversation
# Insight
From The42
# Insight

Pepe reveals Juventus' post-Champions League final Whatsapp conversation

Jun 28th 2015, 12:05 AM 15,044 Views 3 Comments

The striker, who is leaving the club this summer, said the club’s players shared their European disappointment in a group texting session

# whatsapp - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Jun 21st 2015, 10:20 AM 11,276 Views 3 Comments

Everyone was talking about the Clerys closure, tax havens and high flyers.

# whatsapp - Friday 19 June, 2015

WhatsApp fails almost all criteria for data protection
# Dead Last
# Dead Last

WhatsApp fails almost all criteria for data protection

Jun 19th 2015, 9:31 AM 23,879 Views 13 Comments

While Apple, Yahoo and Dropbox received full marks for their respective privacy policies.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

'Lock up your wives and don't let them use WhatsApp'
# Arranged Marriage
# Arranged Marriage

'Lock up your wives and don't let them use WhatsApp'

May 20th 2015, 9:24 PM 46,698 Views 17 Comments

The leader of Chechnya made the calls after a story of an arranged marriage spread on the messaging app.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Using WhatsApp on an iPhone? A major update is coming your way
# Pick Up The Phone
# Pick Up The Phone

Using WhatsApp on an iPhone? A major update is coming your way

Apr 22nd 2015, 10:11 AM 21,413 Views 21 Comments

Although Android users have been enjoying it for a few weeks already.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Unstoppable - Whatsapp has added ANOTHER 100 million users so far in 2015
# 'everyone' Is Typing...
# 'everyone' Is Typing...

Unstoppable - Whatsapp has added ANOTHER 100 million users so far in 2015

Apr 21st 2015, 3:00 PM 8,410 Views 26 Comments

The messaging service, acquired by Facebook last year for €19 billion, now has over 800 million users worldwide.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

So you know you can make calls through WhatsApp now, right?
# Ring Ring
# Ring Ring

So you know you can make calls through WhatsApp now, right?

Apr 1st 2015, 10:18 AM 24,282 Views 22 Comments

The feature is now available for Android users while an iOS version will arrive in a couple of weeks.

# whatsapp - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Stuck at a computer? Here's how to message your friend's phone without picking up your own
# IM
# IM

Stuck at a computer? Here's how to message your friend's phone without picking up your own

Feb 28th 2015, 7:59 PM 32,101 Views 12 Comments

There’s more than just email, you know.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

WhatsApp gets itself a web version, but iPhone owners won't be able to use it
# Out Of Luck
# Out Of Luck

WhatsApp gets itself a web version, but iPhone owners won't be able to use it

Jan 21st 2015, 8:25 PM 18,173 Views 21 Comments

The CEO of WhatsApp said that “Apple’s platform limitations” was the reason why no iOS version is available.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

WhatsApp users are sending 30 billion messages EVERY DAY
# Strong Growth
# Strong Growth

WhatsApp users are sending 30 billion messages EVERY DAY

Jan 7th 2015, 9:17 AM 6,492 Views 3 Comments

The service has gained 100 million new users in the space of four months.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Here are the WhatsApp features you may not have known about
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Here are the WhatsApp features you may not have known about

Dec 3rd 2014, 12:00 PM 22,476 Views 16 Comments

One of the most popular messaging apps out there has a number of features hidden away.

# whatsapp - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law
# Explicit Images
# Explicit Images

'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law

Nov 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,107 Views 10 Comments

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Your WhatsApp messages will be getting an extra layer of security
# Encryption
# Encryption

Your WhatsApp messages will be getting an extra layer of security

Nov 18th 2014, 4:27 PM 12,342 Views 8 Comments

The next update for Android and iOS will include end-to-end encryption, which will make sure the only people getting a message are the sender and receiver

# whatsapp - Friday 7 November, 2014

People are FREAKING OUT about WhatsApp's new 'read' function
# Ticked Off
From The Daily Edge
# Ticked Off

People are FREAKING OUT about WhatsApp's new 'read' function

Nov 7th 2014, 8:54 PM 8,189 Views 1 Comment

Why. Why has this happened to us?

# whatsapp - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp's CEO has no plans to make money
# No Problems
# No Problems

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp's CEO has no plans to make money

Oct 29th 2014, 3:57 PM 8,758 Views 8 Comments

For now, his only concern is to grow its userbase and bring voice calls to the app early next year.

Facebook has some big plans for the next ten years
# A Decade On
# A Decade On

Facebook has some big plans for the next ten years

Oct 29th 2014, 10:34 AM 7,000 Views 11 Comments

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality, anyone?

# whatsapp - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Wetherspoon's, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Wetherspoon's, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Oct 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,275 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

# whatsapp - Monday 6 October, 2014

Facebook has finally closed its $21.8 billion WhatsApp deal
# Approved
# Approved

Facebook has finally closed its $21.8 billion WhatsApp deal

Oct 6th 2014, 6:40 PM 11,723 Views 15 Comments

The European Commission approved the sale a few days ago.

# whatsapp - Monday 29 September, 2014

Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting
# Sophie
# Sophie

Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting

Sep 29th 2014, 10:04 AM 21,264 Views 28 Comments

Mark Pritchard claims he was contacted by the paper for the story which took down a UK Minister.

# whatsapp - Monday 15 September, 2014

Turns out Irish adults are quite addicted to Snapchat
# Obsession
# Obsession

Turns out Irish adults are quite addicted to Snapchat

Sep 15th 2014, 6:15 PM 12,781 Views 15 Comments

The app sees 63% of its users checking the app daily, a usage rate that’s only surpassed by Facebook.

# whatsapp - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people
# The Death Of The Text
# The Death Of The Text

Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people

Sep 11th 2014, 10:29 PM 16,824 Views 29 Comments

The number of people in Ireland texting fell by 24.5% from this time last year according to new figures from ComReg.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

EU continues to quiz rivals over Facebook's WhatsApp deal
# Competition Law
# Competition Law

EU continues to quiz rivals over Facebook's WhatsApp deal

Sep 2nd 2014, 3:19 PM 6,420 Views 6 Comments

A second wave of questionnaires have been sent out to Facebook and WhatsApp’s rivals as the EU tries to identify the difference between a social network and a messaging app.

# whatsapp - Monday 25 August, 2014

What backlash? WhatsApp is still going strong as it crosses 600 million mark
# Strong Growth
# Strong Growth

What backlash? WhatsApp is still going strong as it crosses 600 million mark

Aug 25th 2014, 12:36 PM 8,904 Views 13 Comments

The instant messaging app continues to grow, despite concerns that Facebook’s ownership would cause users to abandon it.

# whatsapp - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Questions are being asked about Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp
# Quiz Time
# Quiz Time

Questions are being asked about Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp

Jul 9th 2014, 4:21 PM 8,998 Views 12 Comments

The EU is questioning Facebook’s rivals over its purchase of WhatsApp, which could end up being a test case for applying EU competition law to social media.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...
# Old School
# Old School

The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...

Jun 17th 2014, 3:44 PM 43,754 Views 17 Comments

It’s actually one that’s been around much longer.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

PayPal's president moves to Facebook to run its messaging products
# Changes
# Changes

PayPal's president moves to Facebook to run its messaging products

Jun 10th 2014, 10:25 AM 4,590 Views 2 Comments

The move will see David Marcus will be responsible for Facebook Messenger, but he will not be responsible for WhatsApp.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements
# Wwdc For Dopes
From The Daily Edge
# Wwdc For Dopes

Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:04 AM 20,614 Views 26 Comments

Feeling like a bit of an Apple dummy? We’re here to help

# whatsapp - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Facebook tries to avoid future headaches by asking EU to review WhatsApp deal
# Antitrust
# Antitrust

Facebook tries to avoid future headaches by asking EU to review WhatsApp deal

May 28th 2014, 2:03 PM 5,027 Views 2 Comments

The review, if it goes ahead, could help Facebook avoid potential antitrust reviews from multiple EU member states.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Iranian judge summons Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints
# Extradition
# Extradition

Iranian judge summons Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints

May 27th 2014, 3:15 PM 11,887 Views 27 Comments

However, no extradition treaty exists between Iran and the United States, so Zuckerburg is unlikely to appear.

# whatsapp - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Police officer who sent extreme porn to colleagues fined £6,000
# Court
# Court

Police officer who sent extreme porn to colleagues fined £6,000

May 15th 2014, 6:31 AM 15,155 Views 28 Comments

The 37-year-old avoided jail time for sending the videos and photographs, which included scenes showing defecation.

# whatsapp - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Apr 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 9,441 Views 10 Comments

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

# whatsapp - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

WhatsApp CEO vows to keep things simple after hitting 500 million users mark
# Halfway Point
# Halfway Point

WhatsApp CEO vows to keep things simple after hitting 500 million users mark

Apr 23rd 2014, 11:31 AM 6,786 Views 8 Comments

The app now sees more than 700 million photos and 100 million videos shared through it every day as it aims to reach one billion users.

# whatsapp - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting

Apr 8th 2014, 2:15 PM 21,724 Views 51 Comments

A raft of text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp were read out in court today.

# whatsapp - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Eircom bills, David Letterman, and WhatsApp: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Eircom bills, David Letterman, and WhatsApp: The week in numbers

Apr 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,061 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How many Irish people are treated every year for alcohol abuse?

# whatsapp - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Whatsapp experiences busiest day as it handled 64 billion messages in 24 hours
# Busy Network
# Busy Network

Whatsapp experiences busiest day as it handled 64 billion messages in 24 hours

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:04 AM 13,453 Views 22 Comments

More than 20 billion messages were sent and 44 billion messages were received through the app in the space of 24 hours.