WhatsApp’s chief business officer has become the latest executive to confirm they are leaving the messaging platform following the departure of both co-founders in just over a year.
The Duke of Cambridge has accused social media giants of being “on the back foot” when it comes to fighting issues like cyber-bullying, fake news, and hate speech.
The majority of parents fear that their child will be subjected to cyberbullying via group chats, according to a new survey.
A sheriff said she was “shocked” by racist messages an Aberdeen man sent to someone who contacted his girlfriend.
Android users are in luck as backing up WhatsApp data with Google Drive will no longer count towards their storage quota.
WhatsApp has announced users can now make group calls in both video and voice form with up to three friends.
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 has rolled out a new group admin option that should prevent large group chats from becoming swamped with messages.
WhatsApp users can now watch videos from Facebook and Instagram without leaving the messaging app, following an update.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has spoken of the platform taking a “broader view of its responsibilities”, as the social network announced a range of new features.
WhatsApp chief executive Jan Koum is breaking ties with his company’s parent, Facebook, amid a privacy scandal that has dogged the social network for weeks.
WhatsApp is raising the minimum age requirement to use the service to 16 in the European Union, ahead of the introduction of new EU privacy laws in May.
One of the co-founders of WhatsApp, the messaging tool bought by Facebook in 2014, has encouraged people to stop using the social network.
WhatsApp has agreed to not share user data with parent company Facebook before new data protection regulations come into force in May.
Snapchat’s interface update has rolled up to more users overnight and the majority appear to be unsure over the social app’s new direction.
Snapchat is to allow users to share Stories created on the platform with those outside the app for the first time.
Instagram now shows users when people they follow or those they’ve chatted with were last active on the social media site.
Messaging giant WhatsApp has launched a new app aimed at small businesses to help them communicate more quickly with customers by using the messaging 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.
Super Mario Run has been named the most popular free game of the year on Apple’s App Store.
Snapchat’s user base has grown by 17% to 178 million in the last year, the social app’s parent company said.
WhatsApp users were up in arms on Friday morning as the messaging service went down across the globe for 45 minutes.
The much-requested delete messages feature appears to be close to launching on WhatsApp.
Britain’s Got Talent hopefuls will now be able to submit their first applications for the show via online chat service WhatsApp.
WhatsApp has announced a new feature that will enable users to share their real-time location with friends.
We’ve all been there – you hit send on a WhatsApp message and immediately wish you could recall and delete it forever.
A total of 120 online bullying complaints have been lodged to Aberdeen schools from pupils.
Many WhatsApp users have only a month left on the service, with the instant messaging app set to end support for a range of older mobile phones at the start of 2017.
WhatsApp has introduced video calling to users of the instant messaging app for the first time.
A North-east council is sending messages through Facebook and WhatsApp in a bid to recoup unpaid rent.