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Legal woes mount for NSO after court rules WhatsApp lawsuit can proceed
US appeals court rejects Israeli company’s claim of sovereign immunity as WhatsApp alleges spyware used to hack 1,400 users

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

08, Nov, 2021 @9:50 PM

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Mark Zuckerberg should quit Facebook, says Frances Haugen
Whistleblower says a new CEO should prioritise online safety over Meta restructure

Dan Milmo in Lisbon

01, Nov, 2021 @10:35 PM

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WhatsApp to bring in encryption for backup chats after privacy fears
Users can set encryption key for chats on Google Drive or iCloud to prevent authorities demanding access from provider

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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A Facebook health warning: inside the 15 October Guardian Weekly
Is the social network the 21st-century version of Big Tobacco?

Graham Snowdon

14, Oct, 2021 @8:34 AM

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Cabinet policy obliges ministers to delete instant messages
Legal challenge launched after use of self-destructing messages raises concerns over avoidance of scrutiny

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

12, Oct, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Is Facebook the tobacco industry of the 21st century? | Jonathan Freedland
Despite the evidence of its own research, the company cannot be trusted to stop the harm its products cause, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

08, Oct, 2021 @4:13 PM

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For millions, the WhatsApp outage could have been a matter of life and death | Humza Jilani
Social media is a lifeline in many countries, and Facebook must do more to protect its systems from routine failures, says Project Lifeline leader Humza Jilani

Humza Jilani

07, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Telegram says it added 70m new users during Facebook outage
Instant messaging app experiences one-day surge in signups and tops the US iPhone download chart

Pjotr Sauer in Moscow

06, Oct, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Facebook is a harmful presence in our lives. It’s not too late to pull the plug on it | Jathan Sadowski
The company plans to tighten its grip on our everyday activities. We don’t have to just submit, says emerging technologies research fellow Jathan Sadowski

Jathan Sadowski

06, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘It was scary at first’: social media users on the Facebook outage
Three people tell how they were affected by the temporary loss of the site, and WhatsApp and Instagram

Clea Skopeliti and Rachel Obordo

05, Oct, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Tell us: how were you affected by the Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram outage?
We would like to hear your experiences of when you were unable to access your social media accounts

Guardian community team

05, Oct, 2021 @9:04 AM

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again after global outage took down platforms
Users in UK, US, Australia and other countries find services inaccessible as company apologises

Dan Milmo in London, Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles and agencies

05, Oct, 2021 @1:36 AM

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