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So facebook has bought the messaging app WhatsApp. with all the people who dont really like facebook and people with privacy concerns on here, just thought id let you know. We know they are going to use the data they gather from that for ads, just like google does. here the article on it
http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/19/fac...us-3b-in-rsus/
 
 
21st February 2014, 05:22 AM |#2  
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So facebook has bought the messaging app WhatsApp. with all the people who dont really like facebook and people with privacy concerns on here, just thought id let you know. We know they are going to use the data they gather from that for ads, just like google does. here the article on it
http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/19/fac...us-3b-in-rsus/

Sell the conversations to the nsa is more like it.

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21st February 2014, 06:47 AM |#3  
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Noooooooooo. I never tried WhatsApp, but I know the Facebook Developers are really bad at the developing for Android platform. Their Facebook apps are one of the worst apps I ever saw on the Android.
21st February 2014, 07:21 AM |#4  
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Sorry to ask, but how is this Nexus 5 related?
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21st February 2014, 07:38 AM |#5  
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Sorry to ask, but how is this Nexus 5 related?

It's not at all. The only relationship is its about an android app and our phones are powered by Android.

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21st February 2014, 09:10 AM |#6  
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deleted my account as soon as I heard the news
21st February 2014, 09:12 AM |#7  
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It's not at all.

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21st February 2014, 09:53 AM |#8  
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thanks for letting us know,now to move from whatsapp to blackberry messaging or something.
21st February 2014, 10:22 AM |#9  
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Threema is a good choice

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21st February 2014, 11:26 AM |#10  
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deleted my account as soon as I heard the news

Yep. Didn't have a WhatsApp account but the second they bought Instagram, I deleted it.

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And that's why this thread will get locked ASAP

Yep, sorry. This doesn't have anything to do with this phone

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