WhatsApp Business arrives, exclusive to Android for now

WhatsApp, the world-striding colossus of messengers, is now set on making itself indispensable to small businesses with the new WhatsApp Business app. We go through its features to let you know how it could be useful to your business, and what customers can expect when contacting a business via WhatsApp.

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Facebook to prioritize ‘high quality’, trustworthy news, Zuckerberg says

  • Facebook chief to change news feed to combat ‘sensationalism’
  • ‘There’s too much misinformation and polarization in the world’

Facebook will begin to prioritize “trustworthy” news outlets on its stream of social media posts as it works to combat “sensationalism” and “misinformation,” chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

The company, which has more than 2 billion monthly users, said it will use surveys to determine rankings on how trustworthy news outlets are.

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Tim Cook: ‘I don’t want my nephew on a social network’

Apple chief talks about tax affairs and overuse of tech at launch of school coding initiative

The head of Apple, Tim Cook, believes there should be limits to the use of technology in schools and says he does not want his nephew to use a social network.

Cook was talking at Harlow college in Essex, one of 70 institutions across Europe that will use Apple’s Everyone Can Code curriculum, it was announced on Friday.

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