Author Topic: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge  (Read 391 times)

ukgimp

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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2019, 12:47:58 AM »
Roger Stone approves.

Roger Stone allegedly wanted to use Facebook WhatsApp 'secure line'
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/25/roger-stone-allegedly-wanted-to-use-facebook-whatsapp-secure-line.html

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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2019, 05:13:10 AM »
They're bases and primary use seem different enough that it seems odd to me.

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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2019, 08:48:38 AM »
Shoehorn then together. Then no privacy sh## from the EU.

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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2019, 01:27:36 PM »
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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2019, 04:20:54 PM »
The EU privacy articles in my reader flashed red pretty quickly after this was announced.  International concern is growing legs now.  Debbie says Zuck is likely to fold on this plan if regulatory pressures increase.

Facebook's plan to merge messaging services ignites antitrust concerns
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/27/facebooks-plan-to-merge-messaging-services-ignites-antitrust-concerns.html

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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2019, 12:11:52 AM »
Ireland is questioning Facebook’s plan to merge messaging apps - The Verge
https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/28/18201148/facebook-messenger-whatsapp-instagram-merge-ireland-data-protection

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it will be seeking “early assurances” that the plans will comply with the GDPR, the European Union’s far-reaching privacy regulation.
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Re: Messenger Instagram and WhatsApp to Merge
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2019, 05:17:36 PM »
Fold 'em or hold 'em?
Hold.

Facebook won't merge WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram until 2020 - Business Insider
https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-whatsapp-messenger-and-instagram-merge-not-until-2020-2019-1