• WhatsApp may get less annoying, half its users don't know who owns it

    29 days ago - By 9to5Google

    If you belong to a number of WhatsApp groups, it can be irritating to get alerts from them during times when you only want personal messages. That's a problem WhatsApp appears to be looking to solve...
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  • Did you know Facebook owns WhatsApp? Most Americans don't, and that's a problem

    Did you know Facebook owns WhatsApp? Most Americans don't, and that's a problem

    30 days ago - By Phone Arena

    If the massive Cambridge Analytica data collection scandal or more recent hacks of a staggering number of Facebook accounts made you delete the world-dominant social network and move to Instagram and WhatsApp, you might be missing an important point.
    The three brands are actually owned by the same company, which is a detail most tech-savvy consumers are well aware of. But even though Facebook closed its highly publicized WhatsApp acquisition around four years ago, a big chunk of the latter's users may not be as knowledgeable about the two's tight relationship as you think.
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