Facebook Says WhatsApp Tops 2 Billion Users Worldwide, Insists Strong Encryption Is a ‘Necessity’
WhatsApp now has more than 2 billion users globally, according to Facebook — and the company says it “will not compromise” on the messaging app’s end-to-end encryption, desp…Facebook Says WhatsApp Tops 2 Billion Users Worldwide, Insists Strong Encryption Is a 'Necessity' WhatsApp now has more than 2 billion users globally, according to Facebook — and the company says it “will not compromise” on the messaging app’s end-to-end encryption, despite warnings from law enforcement officials. WhatsApp, which Facebook acquired for $19 billion in 2014, uses strong crypto to keep information sent over the service private, “helping protect [...] 12 mins ago Wondery Orders 'Dr. Death' Season 2, Pacts With Lewis Howes Amid Expanding Original Podcast Slate (EXCLUSIVE) Wondery, the podcast industry’s largest independent publisher, is bringing back hit true-crime show “Dr. Death” for a second season in the fall of 2020. Season 2 of “Dr. Death,” hosted by journalist Laura Beil, will feature two new cases of doctors betraying their oath — leading to fatal outcomes for their patients. The sophomore season [...] 1 hour ago Spotify Launches ‘Songwriter Pages,’ an Expansion of Its Liner Notes Spotify today launched its Songwriter Pages, which it describes as “a new way for fans, collaborators and industry partners to dive deeper into the creators behind their favorite songs.” Among other features, the program allows fans to click on songwriters’ names in the credits and see the songs on the platform that they’ve written and their [...] 4 hours ago Facebook Taps Reuters for Paid Fact-Checking Program to Label Deepfakes, Misinformation Amid the run-up to the 2020 U.S. election, Reuters announced a deal with Facebook under which the giant social-networking corporation will pay the global news service to fact-check information, images and video on Facebook and Instagram. Reuters has formed a four-person fact-checking team that will work to verify content posted on Facebook and Instagram — [...] 4 hours ago Condé Nast Entertainment Shifting to Publication-Based Studio Structure for TV, Film Projects Condé Nast Entertainment is upping its TV and film ambitions, announcing the formation of multiple “studios” dedicated to its major publishing brands. The New York-based media and publishing company is launching studios initially for five magazine titles: The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Wired and GQ. With the move, CNE plans to hire a studio [...] 4 hours ago Italy's Palomar Launches Documentaries Unit Headed by Andrea Romeo (EXCLUSIVE) Palomar, the Italian TV and film production company behind “Inspector Montalbano” and “The Name of The Rose,” is launching a unit dedicated to documentaries to be headed by Andrea Romeo, founder and chief of Italy’s Biografilm Festival. Palomar Doc, which will become operational in March, will be developing and producing docs and doc series by [...] 7 hours ago Amazon Boards Emily Blunt-Led Western 'The English' From BBC (EXCLUSIVE) Amazon has snapped up North American rights to an Emily Blunt-fronted western from the BBC, Variety has learned. The streaming giant is understood to have boarded “The English,” which has attached the “Quiet Place” actor as its lead. The multi-part series is produced by “Doctor Foster” firm Drama Republic, whose credits include BBC Two and [...] 22 hours ago Read more: Variety
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As WhatsApp Tops 2 Billion Users, CEO Vows to Defend EncryptionWhatsApp has surpassed more than two billion active users, and its chief executive is vowing to defend its fully private form of messaging against mounting threats from governments around the world. Those who would control information will control the world. End to end encrypted bro! Losers WhatsApp is weaponized in India for fake news, bigotry and hate.
Facebook's WhatsApp hits 2 billion user milestoneWhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart told The Wall Street Journal it would continue to operate largely independent of its parent company Facebook . that's a big market to tap, but who will think of the new ideas?
WhatsApp Pay is set to roll out to 10 million users in India - Business InsiderWhatsApp Pay has gained permission to roll out to 10 million users in India – setting it up to eventually reach WhatsApp's 400 million users in the country awesome
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