Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack but said it was aimed at disrupting the service rather than an attempt to steal user data.
Messaging platform WhatsApp is testing a change to its forwarding messages feature in an attempt to curb the spread of false information via the platform.
WhatsApp users with a Windows Phone or on BlackBerry’s OS or 10 mobile platforms may need to consider an upgrade – the messaging service will no longer be supported come New Year’s Eve.
Those growing up in the 90s will probably remember the AIM, aka, the AOL Instant Messenger.
WhatsApp users were up in arms on Friday morning as the messaging service went down across the globe for 45 minutes.
WhatsApp has announced a new feature that will enable users to share their real-time location with friends.