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How many apps were downloaded in 2019?

WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram are still among the 5 most downloaded apps, but this time the TikTok app jumped from fourth place in 2018 to second place in 2019 due to its popularity in markets like India, the United States, and Brazil.

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New EU data law forces firms to ban WhatsApp, Snapchat from phones

Citing data privacy concerns, German auto parts maker Continental has banned WhatsApp and Snapchat from company-issued mobile devices. Will a second phone become the norm for firms, many of which rely on messenger apps?German car parts supplier Continental has banned its 240,000 employees from using social media applications WhatsApp and Snapchat on company-issued mobile phones. …

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WhatsApp raises minimum age for users in Europe

Ahead of a data law change, the messaging service WhatsApp is increasing the minimum age for users in many European countries to 16. The messaging service is under pressure for its plan to share more data with Facebook.The popular messaging service WhatsApp, which had more than 1.5 billion users in January, announced in a blog …

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Erdogan and social media: use and abuse

After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey’s government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country – and how Turks react to it.

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Line messenger app shares soar in IPO

Priced high to begin with, Line shares shot up even further in value in its first day of trading. The chat app’s emojis have made it a hit in Asia, and investors seem confident that it’s success will spread.

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Facebook’s profits slip amid spending spree

The world’s biggest social network saw its second-quarter profits fall as it shelled out billions of dollars to develop its “family” of applications. The heavy investments are aimed at boosting future growth. Facebook, already the world’s largest social network, has a voracious appetite for growth, but satiating it can be costly. In the second quarter …

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Mobile app use jumped over 100% in 2013

Deloitte’s annual technology predictions report published shows that in the UK at least one of the world’s most mature mobile markets the number of text messages sent over the course of 2013 fell by some 7 billion to 145 billion messages.

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