Some apps just want to watch the world burn.
If you want to stalk people on WhatsApp, this is your dream. But if you want to ignore people on WhatsApp, this is your nightmare.
A fake story was attached to a woman’s sex tape and now the internet is convinced she’s a teacher who was caught sleeping with one of her students.
To be fair, it takes time to grow a company, even one with 500 million users. WhatsApp lost about $138 million in 2013.
Indian newspapers are reporting that a 24-year-old student and his four roommates in Bangalore were arrested for a text criticizing India’s Prime Minister elect, Narendra Modi.
No wonder people were worried — Iran’s censor had said the messaging app had been banned because the owner Mark Zuckerberg was an “American Zionist.”
The company can functionally and effectively compete with Google and Apple — whether it’s with products or when fighting over acquiring companies.
The Facebook CEO has grown into a cocksure leader, solid operator, and gutsy deal-maker, even if the casual dress remains.
Everything you need to know about Facebook’s single-largest deal to date, and one of the largest in recent memory for web companies.
But don’t worry, I’m sure that it will lead to a happy ending.
The messaging service is hugely popular outside the U.S., with over 450 million users. Facebook just bought the only app that could truly call itself a Facebook killer.