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# messenger - Monday 28 January, 2019

Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook is said to be planning to integrate its various message platforms, but the Data Protection Commissioner wants clarity.

# messenger - Monday 30 October, 2017

Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp

A research paper has identified the widespread use of WhatsApp at the University Hospital Limerick.

# messenger - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Your Facebook Messenger will soon be filled with advertisements

Facebook have announced that advertisers will be able to buy advert slots within the app.

# messenger - Friday 8 July, 2016

Facebook Messenger is testing out encryption but it's missing a trick

The decision to not implement it across the board might not sit well with privacy advocates.

# messenger - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Facebook Messenger now has a weirdly addictive football game hidden away

Should you need a(nother) quick way to kill some time.

# messenger - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages

Facebook has fixed the problem but said it was a “low risk issue”.

# messenger - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg had a dig at Trump for his talk of "building walls"

“It takes courage to choose hope over fear,” he said in a keynote speech.

# messenger - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From Business ETC So after its best year ever, what's next for Facebook? Growing And Growing

So after its best year ever, what's next for Facebook?

The company generated €16.45 billion in revenue and now has 1.59 billion monthly active users.

# messenger - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From Business ETC Facebook's best-kept secret is a second website that's for talking to your friends Obscure

Facebook's best-kept secret is a second website that's for talking to your friends

Should Facebook be banned in your workplace, there’s another way around it.

# messenger - Friday 7 November, 2014

This is why you were forced to download Facebook Messenger

The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the reason why in a public Q&A held at its headquarters.

# messenger - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Facebook has some big plans for the next ten years

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality, anyone?

# messenger - Friday 29 August, 2014

After 15 years, MSN Messenger finally decides to call it a day

The service, which had 330 million members worldwide at its peak, will be retired and integrated into Skype.

# messenger - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Facebook really wants you to know its Messenger app isn't spying on you

The site has put together a post which aims to dispel the myths surrounding its app.

# messenger - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Annoyed that Facebook forced you to download Messenger? Turns out it was very effective

More than 500 million Android users have downloaded the app, despite criticism it faced over app permissions.

# messenger - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

PayPal's president moves to Facebook to run its messaging products

The move will see David Marcus will be responsible for Facebook Messenger, but he will not be responsible for WhatsApp.

# messenger - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth Pale Blue Dot This post contains videos

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth

As it sped towards Mercury, a NASA spacecraft snapped 358 images looking back at Earth over 24 hours.

# messenger - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

This is what earth looks like from Saturn, 1.44 billion km away

See the tiny blue dot there that’s the earth (not to be confused with dust on your screen).

# messenger - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Facebook’s latest venture: merging your email with your texts

The Facebook Messenger app, to be launched in the coming hours, will merge your text message inbox with your Facebook one.