WhatsApp is the favourite and most used social media platform among Singaporeans, says Meltwater

Its Digital 2024: Singapore report found that Singaporeans average 2h14m a day on social platforms, and 5.13 mil are users.
WhatsApp rolls out in-app payments for select Singapore businesses - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Digital Economy

WhatsApp rolls out in-app payments for select Singapore businesses

This will enable Singapore residents with a WhatsApp number registered here to pay using credit cards, debit cards or PayNow.

US Economy

Meta prepares more layoffs across Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram

The move is part of a cost-cutting push that will eventually eliminate 10,000 positions at the company, as announced in March.
Facebook faces Us lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

The complaints on Wednesday accuse Facebook of buying up rivals, focusing on its acquisition of Instagram and Whatsapp.

Management & Corporate Governance

JPMorgan puts senior credit trader on leave over WhatsApp use

JPMorgan’s decision to force someone of Koo’s stature off the trading floor while it looks into the matter is indicative of the seriousness with which banks are grappling with the profusion of new communication platforms.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Social media continues to grow despite industry challenges: survey

SINGAPORE (Jan 31): More than one million new people go online daily and 45% of the world – about 3.5 billion people annually – are logging in to their favourite social platforms, representing almost 9% increase y-o-y, according to the Digital 2019 re


You can now WhatsApp, WeChat your DBS relationship managers

(Sept 11): DBS Group Holdings, Southeast Asia’s biggest bank, unveiled a service that will allow wealthy clients to interact with their relationship managers on WeChat and WhatsApp.


UK tells WhatsApp to open up to intelligence services

LONDON (March 27): UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging system should open its encryption to security services and urged online companies to be more aggressive in shutting down sites exploited by terrorists.
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WikiLeaks says CIA hacks into devices from iPhones to smart TVs

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (March 8): The Central Intelligence Agency’s hackers have developed tools letting them break into devices from iPhones and Android phones to Samsung “smart” televisions to monitor conversations and messages, according to Wik