(CALIFORNIA) JUST IN: #WhatsApp will no longer work on millions of smartphones from today Feb.01: Android and iPhone devices which only support outdated operating systems will no longer be able to run the Facebook-owned app #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – Feb.01: #WhatsApp said the move was necessary in order to protect the security of its users: Smartphones using Android 2.3.7 and older, and iPhone iOS 8 or older, are those affected by the update: The operating systems that WhatsApp is dropping support for are legacy operating systems, which are no longer updated or installed on new devices: Most users will simply be able to update their operating systems in order to continue using the messaging service:

#WhatsApp to stop working on millions of phones for IOS 8 or older from Feb.01 such as the iPhone 4

However, certain devices, such as the iPhone 4, which only supports iOS 7, will no longer be compatible with the app: “WhatsApp clearly had no option but to ensure its service remains secure, however it faces the difficult side-effect that the app is no longer compatible with older smartphones,” said CCS Insight analyst Ben Wood. “This is likely to disproportionally impact the long-tail of its users, particularly in growth markets where there is a high proportion of older devices.”

#WhatsAppwhich was one of the most-downloaded apps of the decade, first warned users that these changes would happen back in 2017: “This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp,” said a spokesperson for the company: It is the latest in a series of moves after the messaging app withdrew support for numerous devices in 2016, and then from all Windows phones on 31 December, 2019: #AceNewsDesk report ……………………Published: Feb.01: Read Telegram Here: 2020: https://t.me/durov/113 – Durov’s Channel, [Jan 30, 2020 at 17:33] Recent events showed once again that all WhatsApp users are at risk: My thoughts  – https://telegra.ph/Why-Using-WhatsApp-Is-Dangerous-01-30-4 

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GERMANY: As the EU Plans changes to telecommunication rules over data sharing another report today says that Facebook or What’sApp are being used to order ‘ Lone Wolf Attacks ‘ across Europe their spy chief confirms – @AceNewsServices

#AceNewsReport – Sept.15: This is an update from Wednesday over EU Commissions plan to change rules on obtaining private data from social media disguised as roaming charges ……
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Today Germanys spy chief has said that Lone-wolf attacks are ordered via WhatsApp or Facebook, German spy chief says
Preview Lone-wolf terrorist attacks in Europe are ordered and orchestrated through social media platforms like Facebook or WhatsApp, which creates a type of “hybrid warfare,” chief of German domestic intelligence believes…..

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