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Facebook apps dominate social media landscape

Facebook-owned apps dominated user engagement across seven of its major markets, albeit with user preferences …

WhatsApp tests multiple devices chat sync

WhatsApp was reportedly working on a feature allowing the synchronisation of chat history on multiple …

WhatsApp fights for Brazil money future

WhatsApp scrambled to rescue its ailing mobile payments play, opening talks with Brazil’s central bank …

Brazil suspends WhatsApp payments

Brazil’s central bank told Visa and Mastercard to stop supporting mobile payments through WhatsApp after …

Smartphones, apps becoming primary news source

Fresh research by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) found increasing dependence …

India watchdog scrutinises WhatsApp money move

A long delayed WhatsApp move to launch a mobile payment service in India potentially faced …

Facebook opens door to Messenger Rooms

Facebook took a significant step into the increasingly popular online video-calling segment, unveiling a feature …

Facebook Indonesia payments plan inches forward

Three of Facebook’s aspiring mobile payment partners in Indonesia held talks with the country’s central …

WhatsApp ups fake news fight

WhatsApp tightened rules around forwarding viral messages, after a spike in the number of mass …

WhatsApp, WHO send virus alerts via chatbot

The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched a messaging service on WhatsApp to provide updates and …