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We’ve all been there. Recording a WhatsApp voice note in the middle of a crowded street or listening to one on the Subte, con headphones, por supuesto (we’re not animals). Whether you’re sending GIFs to your co-workers, long paragraphs to …

Words are cool and all… But master texters and WhatsAppers know that the best way to convey ideas and feelings nowadays is with the help of GIFs and, of course, emojis. Is somebody ignoring your text? Why not hit them …

A 15-year old student (now formerly) attending River Plate institute — yes, it’s the football team’s school — was expelled from the school for publishing pictures and videos on WhatsApp of him having sexual relations with a fellow female student, …

*Update: A court struck down the decision to block WhatsApp in Brazil.


Following WhatsApp’s refusal to hand over information to the Brazilian judiciary in the context of a criminal investigation, a Río de Janeiro judge today ordered all local …

The WhatsApp group text: harbinger of useful information once a week but mostly just false hope that someone actually wants to hang out with you when you hear your phone ping. Nope, it’s just your 60 best friends with very …

In light of WhatsApp’s continued refusal to hand over information to the Brazilian judiciary in its investigation of a criminal case, a Brazilian judge has ordered that local phone companies block the app for 72 hours starting today at 2 …

WhatsApp made a major move in the history of Internet security by encrypting all data exchanged via its service.

You may have noticed when you woke up to message your Mom that yes, you are still alive and eating choripan

Facebook Latin America’s vice president, Diego Dzodan, was arrested by Brazilian police in São Paolo on Tuesday morning after repeatedly refusing to provide criminal investigators with users’ data for the last two months. He was released yesterday after 24 hours …

Rejoice! Whatsapp announced in a blog post that it is dropping its yearly US$1 charge to users.

Woah, wait — hold the phone (literally). WhatsApp wasn’t always free?

Apparently not, but lucky you if you managed to avoid its 99 …

Much like when your parents took away your cell phone to punish you for arriving home late after curfew, Brazil had its “phone privileges” revoked last night. And much like it was actually all Marsha’s fault you got home late …