Facebook May Change Its Name

Facebook is considering the possibility of changing its name, both to better reflect its future ambitions and distance itself from existing scrutiny.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Experience Another Outage

Facebook has experienced another outage impacting its services, including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

Telegram Gained 70 Million New Users During Facebook Outage

It was a known fact that Telegram gained users during Facebook’s recent outage, but founder Pavel Durov is putting a number on it: 70 million.

Router Configuration Change Responsible for Facebook Outage

Facebook has disclosed the cause of its outage Monday, one of the worst in its history, and misconfigured routers were to blame.

Telegram a Casualty of Facebook’s Woes

Telegram was an unlikely casualty Facebook’s troubles Monday, as people flocked to the messaging service, slowing it down.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Offline for Hours

Facebook is having major issues, as the company’s services have been down for hours, as of Monday afternoon.

Facebook Building Yellow Pages Into WhatsApp, Launching in Brazil

Facebook announced it is building a Yellow Pages feature into WhatsApp, allowing users to look up local business information.

WhatsApp Adds End-to-End Encryption for Chat Backups

WhatsApp has added a major new feature, making it possible to encrypt chat backups with end-to-end encryption.

PSA: WhatsApp Dropping Support For Older Android Devices

WhatsApp is preparing to drop support for older versions of Android, impacting users running versions older than 4.1.

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission Fines WhatsApp $267 Million

WhatsApp has been fined €225 million ($267 million) for violations of the EU’s GDPR.