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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook won't merge the backends of WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram until at least 2020

Mark Zuckerberg Founder and CEO of Facebook arrives for a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron (not seen) for the Tech for Good’ summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France on May 23, 2018.Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on an earnings call that the planned integration of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, […]

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Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

Supported by Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger ImageThe technical infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger will be unified as Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, asserts control over all of the apps.CreditCreditArun Sankar/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Mike Isaac Jan. 25, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, […]

Mobile

Department of Justice asks judge to force Facebook to decrypt Messenger

A U.S. District court has sided with Facebook in their standoff with the U. S. Department of Justice over the government’s attempts to wiretap voice calls in Messenger. In August, three unnamed sources confirmed to Reuters that the U.S. government was trying to force Facebook’s hand regarding the encryption on its Messenger app. The government wants the […]

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AOL’s instant messenger rises from the ashes, but your buddies didn’t survive

America Online’s instant messenger, AIM, now rises from the ashes as AIM Phoenix. It’s not an official service but is instead run by Wildman Productions, a non-profit organization comprised of “hobbyist programmers and other artists.” AIM Phoenix essentially uses discontinued software to send messages through a private server and doesn’t actually connect to America Online […]