WhatsApp Explains its Privacy Policy Update – Tempemail

WhatsApp has offered to clear up ‘any confusion’ for its controversial privacy policy. The social platform has revealed users want more information; like whether or not WhatsApp and Facebook can read or listen to personal conversations, keep logs of who everyone is messaging or share contact lists with Facebook. “We’re Continue Reading

What’s up with WhatsApp? Why millions of users are shifting to new platforms – podcast | News- Tempemail

With a user base of 2 billion people, WhatsApp’s dominance has long seemed indisputable. But in recent weeks, millions have suddenly flocked to competitors such as Signal and Telegram. It all began with an ill-phrased notification to WhatsApp users, informing them of modifications to the app’s privacy policy. Freelance journalist Continue Reading

UK regulator to write to WhatsApp over Facebook data sharing | WhatsApp

The UK’s data regulator is writing to WhatsApp to demand that the chat app does not hand user data to Facebook, as millions worldwide continue to sign up for alternatives such as Signal and Telegram to avoid forthcoming changes to its terms of service. Elizabeth Denham, the information commissioner, told Continue Reading

Beware — A New Wormable Android Malware Spreading Through WhatsApp – Tempemail

A newly discovered Android malware has been found to propagate itself through WhatsApp messages to other contacts in order to expand what appears to be an adware campaign. “This malware spreads via victim’s WhatsApp by automatically replying to any received WhatsApp message notification with a link to [a] malicious Huawei Continue Reading

Is it time to leave WhatsApp – and is Signal the answer? | WhatsApp

Earlier this month, WhatsApp issued a new privacy policy along with an ultimatum: accept these new terms, or delete WhatsApp from your smartphone. But the new privacy policy wasn’t particularly clear, and it was widely misinterpreted to mean WhatsApp would be sharing more sensitive personal data with its parent company Continue Reading

WhatsApp is Behind the “Largest Digital Migration in History”, says Telegram Founder – Tempemail

Image sourced from The Independent Facebook’s recent attempt to update WhatsApp’s privacy policy has left many users concerned and searching for a more ‘secure’ messaging platform, like Telegram. This move has sparked what Telegram founder, Pavel Durov, says is “the largest digital migration in human history” after the platform saw Continue Reading