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WhatsApp down for almost an hour

Users around the world report outage when trying to use popular messaging application.

WhatsApp down for almost an hour

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram gradually returning

Social media sites, app owned by Facebook rendered unusable for more than six hours by unknown glitch.

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram gradually returning

Ben Gvir files complaint over Facebook 'wiretapping' his wife

Otzma Yehudit chairman calls for police investigation after Facebook blocks his wife, 30 others from using WhatsApp.

Ben Gvir files complaint over Facebook 'wiretapping' his wife

WhatsApp blocks wife of MK Itamar Ben Gvir

30 members of Otzma Yehudit suddenly blocked from WhatsApp without warning or explanation.

WhatsApp blocks wife of MK Itamar Ben Gvir

Outages reported on Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger

Facebook Gaming Twitter account acknowledges "a number of issues currently affecting Facebook products".

Outages reported on Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger

New online scam targeting Whatsapp users

WhatsApp users should keep an eye out for this growing online scam

New online scam targeting Whatsapp users

WhatsApp delays enforcement of new data-sharing policy until May

The new terms caused an uproar, with many users flocking to alternatives such as Telegram or Signal.

WhatsApp delays enforcement of new data-sharing policy

WhatsApp continues to spark privacy concerns

A change in WhatsApp's privacy policy has users worried, with millions of users switching apps.

WhatsApp continues to spark privacy concerns

Beginning of the end for WhatsApp?

Will WhatsApp be affected by the app's new privacy changes?

Beginning of the end for WhatsApp?

Beginning of the end for WhatsApp?

Will WhatsApp be affected by the app's new privacy changes?

Beginning of the end for WhatsApp?

The suits filed against Facebook - it's about time

Change coming? 48 Attorneys General sued to break up Facebook's monopoly.. FTC filed asking it divest of Instagram, Whatsapp etc. Op-ed.

The suits filed against Facebook - it's about time

Seven reasons to get the Kosher News WhatsApp status

Kosher News is a popular and fast-growing WhatsApp status, which delivers the latest & most important global reports straight to your phone

Seven reasons to get the Kosher News WhatsApp statusplayer

Worldwide WhatsApp outage reported

Users report a glitch in the "WhatsApp" instant messaging app, and problems sending and receiving messages through the app.

Worldwide WhatsApp outage reported

WhatsApp to fight fake news

WhatsApp to impose new limit on message forwarding as it seeks to slow dissemination of fake news.

WhatsApp to fight fake news

Silicon Valley executives to host Holocaust remembrance events

YouTube, Houzz, WhatsApp, and ICON executives host Holocaust survivors, hold remembrance events in their homes.

Silicon Valley executives to host Holocaust remembrance events

WhatsApp sues Israeli firm over cyberespionage

WhatsApp accuses NSO Group of using social media company to spy on journalists, human rights activists.

WhatsApp sues Israeli firm over cyberespionage

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks - straight to your Whatsapp

This Elul, join Rabbi Sacks’ new WhatsApp group for daily inspirational ideas as we approach Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and 5780.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks - straight to your Whatsapp

How Hamas is using Whatsapp to try to gain IDF secrets

IDF reveals attempts by Hamas hackers to use cellular chat application to trick soldiers into revealing sensitive information.

How Hamas is using Whatsapp to try to gain IDF secrets

How can Whatsapp users stay secure against hackers?

Recently, Financial Times reported hackers able to get into our phones through Whatsapp. How can we, as users, stop this?

How can Whatsapp users stay secure against hackers?player

Surveillance program made use of WhatsApp security breach

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install surveillance program.

Surveillance program made use of WhatsApp security breach

Caution! Whatsapp account hijacking wave

'Currently no way to regain control over hijacked account, meaning attacker has access to all details of Whatapp account,' experts warn.

Caution! Whatsapp account hijacking wave

Whatsapp, Instagram and FB Messenger to integrate by 2020

Mark Zuckerberg seeks to integrate Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, with end-to-end encryption.

Whatsapp, Instagram and FB Messenger to integrate by 2020

German neo-Nazis use Whatsapp to share anti-Semitic 'stickers'

Anti-Semitism monitor calls on popular cell phone-based messenger service to block users from sharing Nazi-themed digital stickers.

German neo-Nazis use Whatsapp to share anti-Semitic 'stickers'

Israeli WhatsApp accounts hacked

National Cyber Directorate warns WhatsApp users of security breach, suggests enabling two-step verification.

Israeli WhatsApp accounts hacked

Rabbi denounces Whatsapp: 'Destroying the world'

Yeshivat Kisei Rahamim head harshly criticizes Whatsapp users, says app 'destroys the world'.

Rabbi denounces Whatsapp: 'Destroying the world'

FakesApp: A Vulnerability in WhatsApp

Check Point Research discovers weaknesses allowing attackers to commandeer communications in world's leading messaging application.

FakesApp: A Vulnerability in WhatsAppplayer

WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16

Complying with Europe's new data protection regulation, WhatsApp bans European under-16s from using its app.

WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16

Shaked: Judge to face disciplinary hearing over collusion

Judge who coordinated upcoming hearing for case involving ex-Netanyahu aide will face disciplinary hearing, say Justice Min., chief justice.

Shaked: Judge to face disciplinary hearing over collusion

'I'm fine', clarifies MK after rumors of his death

Malicious rumors distributed on WhatsApp about death of Zionist Union MK Nachman Shai. "This is wickedness," he says.

'I'm fine', clarifies MK after rumors of his deathplayer

Britain seeks to access London terrorist's WhatsApp

British security services ask WhatsApp to assist in accessing final communications sent by London terrorist Khalid Masood.

Britain seeks to access London terrorist's WhatsApp

Terrorist's Whatsapp group uncovered

Following stabbing attack, authorities discover Whatsapp group declaring terrorism the 'path to heaven'.

Terrorist's Whatsapp group uncovered

Most Whatsapp rumors are true

Research that mapped Whatsapp rumors during Operation Brother's Keeper shows that 69% of the rumors were true

Most Whatsapp rumors are true

Rabbi's daughter found out he had died on WhatsApp

Daughter of Rabbi Yitzhak Rosenberg calls on the community to be careful with the news they spread.

Daughter of Hasidic Rabbi heard about his death on WhatsApp

Rebellion in Gur: Hasidim reject new regulations

Synagogues shut down as congregants refuse to comply with last week's new regulations regarding cell phone use.

Rebellion in Gur: Hasidim reject new technology regulations

'You can use Whatsapp - but only with seculars'

Gur hasidic sect bans popular cell phone app, rules biblical injunction to honor one's father and mother not applicable to internet users.

'You can use Whatsapp - but only with secular people'

WhatsApp malfunctions

Many users reported problems in sending and receiving messages with the popular application.

WhatsApp malfunctions

Peres's office: He's alive and well

An explosion on Shimon Peres Street? An obituary for a man of the same name? What caused false report of former president's death?

Peres's office denies death rumors: He's alive and well

IDF notified reservists their unit closed via text

Soldiers livid after they say their own commander was not informed of the move. IDF denies blunder.

Report: IDF notified reservists their unit closed via WhatsApp

'Whatsapp law' would ban rumor-mongering

Using social media to spread rumors about terror attacks, true or false, would be banned by a new law proposed by MK Nissan Slomiansky.

'Whatsapp law' would ban rumor-mongering about terror deaths

IDF joins WhatsApp to fight terror

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: IDF seeks to quell rumors after attacks by joining app. At stake: victims' families' peace of mind.

IDF joins WhatsApp to fight terror