18 stories about WhatsApp
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WhatsApp Down: Messaging service suffers serious disruption

Users of Meta-owned WhatsApp from across the world have reported problems with both sending and receiving messages
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The day WhatsApp changed from a messaging app to a lifesaver in war

22.10.23|Elihay Vidal
The October 7th war will be etched in the minds of Israelis as a war in which WhatsApp emerged as the most crucial means of communication, serving not just individuals to share their status and location but as a life-saving tool for soldiers and fighters in the field
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Cyber Directorate investigates blocking of opposition MKs from WhatsApp

10.09.23|Omer Kabir
According to the Cyber Directorate, as of now all members of the Knesset, including Opposition Head Yair Lapid, have access again to the application. As far as is known, this is not a case of device hacking

The battle over end-to-end encryption: Legislation threatens user privacy

16.07.23|Viki Auslender
A new law proposed in Britain, aimed at protecting children's safety, could set a dangerous global precedent for accessing encrypted messages, jeopardizing the privacy of journalists, human rights activists, diplomats, and all users
ווטסאפ אפליקציות צ'ט

WhatsApp Down: Messaging service suffers major disruption

Users of Meta-owned WhatsApp from across the world have reported problems with both sending and receiving messages
הודעות קוליות ווטסאפ מוסף

Voices off: Why do we all hate our voice on WhatsApp?

28.08.22|Adva Kiselstein
In voice messages we don't sound like ourselves, which is very annoying. A professor of hearing, experts in sound files, a senior psychoanalyst, and a skilled narrator explain why this happens, and what can be done about it
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Whatslly merges Salesforce and WhatsApp to tackle new-age sales tricks

02.02.22|James Spiro
The startup integrates the two popular platforms to help salespeople maintain relationships and follow federal compliance laws
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Facebook Israel invites small businesses to its Commerce School

27.06.21|James Spiro
One in three shoppers plan to spend less time in-store even after the pandemic is over, so businesses small and large need to prepare accordingly
אפליקציה מסרים מיידיים סיגנל Signal ווטסאפ

WhatsApp’s new privacy settings Signal change for instant messaging

12.01.21|James Spiro
After Facebook updated its privacy settings for WhatsApp, concerned voices from Israel and the world start pondering an alternative
מוסף שבועי 2.7.20 הטרדה מינית עבודה

Fleeing Facebook? Global poll finds 60% of girls faced harrassment on social media platforms

Study finds 1 in 5 girls has quit or cut down on use; "Keeping women safe on our apps is critical," says Facebook exec
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WhatsApp down for the second time in a month

The vast majority of reports were focused on connection issues, with around a quarter of complaints highlighting issues related to sending and receiving messages
ארז שחר קרן קומרה שיחת ועידה בנקאות חדשה

“Many risk-taking fintech firms will falter,” predicts Qumra Capital managing partner

01.07.20|Hagar Ravet
Erez Shachar says traditional banks are losing ground to tech giants entering the digital wallet world
משרדי NSO ב הרצליה

Facebook reinstates social media accounts of blocked NSO employees

30.06.20|Hagar Ravet
“We will continue to utilize all our available tools to ensure that our platforms are not being misused,” social media giant tells Calcalist
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Israeli Woman Sues Ex-Husband for Libel Over Messages in Kindergarten WhatsApp Group

19.01.20|Anat Roe
According to court documents reviewed by Calcalist, the woman is asking for NIS 300,000 (approximately $87,000) in compensation for alleged defamation and violation of privacy
מימין שלו חוליו ו עמרי לביא  מייסדי NSO

NSO Denies Using WhatsApp to Infect Hundreds of Users With Surveillance Malware

30.10.19|Omer Kabir, Hagar Ravet, and Adi Pick
WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook are suing Israeli surveillance company NSO, according to an op-ed published Tuesday by the Washington Post, which was authored by Whatsapp CEO Will Cathcart
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NSO’s Spyware Used to Tap Phones via WhatsApp Voice Calls, Report Says

WhatsApp said a vulnerability in its app enabled attackers to infect devices with the Israeli company's spyware, according to a Monday Financial Times report
ועידת ניו יורק MIND OF TECH מוטי כהן

To Reclaim Their Audiences, Publishers Must Unlock the Power of Innovative Visual Storytelling

20.02.18|Moti Cohen
Facebook’s new content policy is favoring user-generated content to publisher content. It is wake-up call for publishers to seize the opportunity and innovate storytelling to reclaim audiences