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Messaging apps

Messaging apps

Facebook rejigs Messenger with new look, features

Facebook on Tuesday introduced a brand new look for Messenger, including a new logo and default chat colour as well as new chat themes, like love and tie-dye, and custom reactions

A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken 6 January 2020.

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps over privacy

Facebook said Friday it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of a privacy practices review launched following a scandal involving Cambridge Analytica.The review started ...

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps over privacy

China surveillance app targets legal, everyday behaviour

Chinese authorities are using a mobile app designed for mass surveillance to profile, investigate and detain Muslims in Xinjiang by labelling "completely lawful" behaviour as suspicious, a Human ...

China surveillance app targets legal, everyday behaviour

Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules

Twitter removed more than 143,000 apps between April and June which violated its policies, the company has announced, saying it is further investing in building improved tools and processes to stop ...

Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules

Bug affects over 800,000 Facebook users

In yet another privacy goof-up, Facebook has admitted that over 800,000 users were affected by a bug on its platform and Messenger that unblocked some people these users had blocked.The bug was ...

Bug affects over 800,000 Facebook users

WeChat accounts cross 1b mark: CEO

WeChat’s worldwide accounts have crossed the one billion mark, according to the chief executive of its parent company Tencent.The all-in-one app is a daily necessity for most Chinese, bringing ...

WeChat accounts cross 1b mark: CEO
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