Why has WhatsApp banned under-16s in Europe?

Messaging service WhatsApp has raised its minimum age limit in Europe from 13 to 16. But why has it made the change – and why isn’t the same age restriction being enforced in the Caribbean? What ha...

April 25, 2018

Facebook scans images, links sent on Messenger

Facebook scans links and images that users send to each other on its Messenger app, it has confirmed, using “automated tools” aimed at preventing abusive behaviour. Comments by Facebook CEO Mark Zu...

April 05, 2018

Facebook data scandal 'hit 87 million users'

Facebook revealed on Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought. In a blog post, Facebook’s Chief Technol...

April 04, 2018

Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013

Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year. The company an...

October 04, 2017