Russia orders immediate block of Telegram messaging app

A Russian court has ruled that messaging app Telegram must be blocked in the country. The ruling follows months of battles between Telegram and Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunications watchdog. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) wants to access user data from Telegram through the sharing of encryption keys, but Telegram has refused to comply even after a […]

WhatsApp copies Telegram to add one-way ‘broadcast’ mode to group chats – TechCrunch

“Good artists borrow great artists steal” is a phrase that Facebook seems acutely aware of. It’s common to speak of Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-app-now-social-network, borrowing from Snapchat, but now Facebook’s WhatsApp chat app is increasingly drawing its innovation from others such as Telegram. This week, WhatsApp outed a new feature for its groups that is […]

Frankly, there’s no reason to use WhatsApp

Reasons for WhatsApp 1. I’m on WhatsApp because all my friends are. The most common argument in favor of WhatsApp is the number of active users. When you ask someone why they use WhatsApp the answer is invariably, “How else would I contact my friends?” Look around! We all have at least one alternative. Whether it’s […]

Facebook, ogarnij się

Odkąd ludzie porzucili swojską naszą-klasę (a właściwie na rzecz portalu Marka Zuckerberga, Facebook stał się niekwestionowanym liderem mediów społecznościowych, z których korzystają Polacy. Wielu uważa, że „jeżeli nie ma Cię na Facebooku, to nie istniejesz”. I jest w tym dużo prawdy. Większość osób, nawet jeśli nie korzysta z samego macierzystego portalu, to używa niezwykle […]