Facebook has one of the biggest disruptions in history: what caused it

Facebook crash yesterday (October 4th) became one of the largest in history. The outage affected billions of people, and it's not just direct Facebook users, TSN reports. The global Facebook outage that took place on Monday October 4th became ...

How the founder of whatsapp fell out with zuckerberg because of the sale of user data

On September 25, Instagram photo service founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced they were leaving the Facebook-owned company. After their departure, it turned out that a year ago, Brian Acton left WhatsApp, which he himself created, and this decision cost him $ 850 million, writes Forbes ...

Co-founder of WhatsApp surprised Russian-speaking Jews with his modesty

On November 18, co-founder of the WhatsApp messenger Ian Kum spoke at the Limmud conference for Jewish immigrants from the former USSR, which was held in Oakland, California. The visitors of the event were very surprised by the modesty and simplicity of the billionaire with Ukrainian roots, reports The Times of Israel. 41-year-old Qom came ...

Ukrainka bought Kardashian house for nearly $ 18 million

The owner of the house Kim Kardashian became a Ukrainian. Marina Acton, who was born in a small town in the Chernihiv region, was a student of the Tax Academy, and 18 years ago worked in the secretariat of the then Prosecutor General, bought the luxurious mansion of the American socialite for almost $ 15 million ...

American Muslims divorced their wives through WhatsApp messages

Two Muslim brothers in the US divorced their wives by simply texting them 3 times with the word “divorce” on WhatsApp. Men acted according to the traditional Sharia law called "talak", which states that a husband can divorce his wife by simply telling her about it clearly ...

From Ukrainian province to billionaires: the success story of WhatsApp founder Jan Kum

A native of Ukraine, Jan Kum, having immigrated to the United States as a teenager, in 20 years went from surviving on social benefits to creating the world's most popular mobile messenger, bought by Facebook for $ 19 billion. He chose a symbolic place to conclude an agreement on ...

Facebook and WhatsApp are recognized as the safest messengers

The international human rights organization Amnesty International has compiled a rating of instant messengers in terms of the level of protection of their users' information from unauthorized access. The organization evaluated 11 companies with 16 messengers that are most popular in different parts of the world. The assessment was carried out according to 5 criteria, each of which ...

How to disable the transfer of personal data from WhatsApp to Facebook

On August 25, WhatsApp announced that it will transfer user phone numbers and other data to Facebook. In addition to phone numbers, WhatsApp will also collect and share data such as: type of operating system; screen resolution; telecommunications operator; device identifier; frequency of application use; telephone…

Founder of WhatsApp tweet to Ukrainian special services

WhatsApp founder Jan Kum drew the attention of the head of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, Artem Sytnyk, to the fact that his claim that Ukrainian law enforcement officers can “read” messages in Viber and WhatsApp messengers is erroneous due to the type of encryption used by WhatsApp. About…

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