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70 Lashes And Divorce For Saudi Wife Who Insulted Husband On WhatsApp

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK

An instant messaging App has been cited as the reason for a divorce between a couple in Saudi Arabia. The man filed to end his marriage after noti...

Join Our Young Voices WhatsApp News Alert Service

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Here at Huffington Post UK Young Voices we're always looking for ways to bring you the very latest news, quickly and in the most convenient way possib...

Gatekeepers of Dark Social Report Rapidly Growing Power of WhatsApp

Will Bancroft | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

All in all, it seems there's yet more evidence in the social media ecosystem that WhatsApp sharing is growing rapidly.

What Can We Learn from the News Sites Pioneering Dark Social?

Will Bancroft | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

Last year some incredible data from BuzzFeed and USA Today's viral sports site, For The Win, showing the rise of WhatsApp and decline of Twitter, for mobile sharing, sparked even more interest in dark social.

Incredible Celeb Portraits Made Entirely From... Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Rapper and artist Yung Jake is painting amazing pictures of famous people using nothing but Emojis. If you've ever used an Emoji keyboard (or been ...

WhatsApp VoIP: Will it Succeed in the Developing World?

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

VoIP technology is actually now more than 20 years old and the initial boom in consumer wireline VoIP came more than 10 years ago. Wireless mobile VoIP has also been around for quite a number of years. The first consumer application was introduced in 2006. A long time ago in telecoms!

David Cameron Wants To Ban... Snapchat?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

David Cameron has today revealed his intention to ban communication services like Snapchat, WhatsApp and iMessage if they continue to be encrypted fro...

Man Divorces Wife For Ignoring WhatsApp Messages

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Tech

A Saudi man has reportedly divorced his wife after she refused to acknowledge his WhatsApp messages, instead choosing to chat to her friends and famil...

WhatsApp At The Centre Of HALF All Italian Affairs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

Italian marriages are suffering from the digital age according to new data from the Italian Association of Matrimonial Lawyers. The organisation re...

This Is Why There Are Now Blue Ticks On WhatsApp

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Tech

If you've recent updated WhatsApp you may have noticed that there are now... blue ticks. But what do these mysterious signifiers mean? What is thei...

Using WhatsApp To Deliver News Alerts Is Great - But Ever So Laborious

Chris York | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech
Chris York

A WhatsApp news alert service is a brilliant idea and works really well but there are some rather glaring problems...

The Top 10 at 25

The Mac Twins | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Our mid twenties without Google search would be a shameful series of questions to family members starting with 'I know I should know this but...' whilst gazing wearily down at our Young person railcards. Much like the deteriorative hangover, the road to 30 creeps up without warning or fan fare..

Until Brands Get Smart, It's Not Time to Ditch Your Stupid Watch

James Connelly | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech
James Connelly

A confession - I'm not a smartwatch fan. They're nearly all ugly, crap battery and over-engineered. Also, I like normal watches, with nice dials and nice straps. Smartwatches stink of innovation by public companies to drive sales and share value. I'm perfectly happy having a smartphone and a stupid watch.

Join Our Politics WhatsApp News Alert Service

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Politics

Here at Huffington Post UK Politics we are always looking for ways to bring you the very latest news, quickly and in the most convenient way possible....

Beyond The Valley: Mobile Mutated Your Soul

Jay Sorrels | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Tech
Jay Sorrels

Mobile is the answer... it's how 87%+ of people even in the UK connect with their world, and therefore, brands. Messaging Apps are not some kind of magic hippo chow that lets marketers get up in people's grilles again in the same way in a new place... Messaging and mobile are a filter for fail.

No One Talks Anymore

Carina Maggar | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech
Carina Maggar

Recent research shows that our phones are proven to be affecting the way we talk, think, have sex, eat and even go to the loo. We have become slaves to technology, only this time, our hands are handcuffed to our phones. Those red circular icons on our home screens have become our very own version of a newborn baby crying out for attention.

Iran Orders Zuckerberg To Court

The Huffington Post | The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been ordered to appear in court in Iran after a judge in the south of the country declared that both WhatsApp and...

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down In Court Describing Reeva Steenkamp Death

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Oscar Pistorius has broken down describing the moment he realised he had killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Paralympian, who claims he shot...

Five Charts Showing How Chat Apps Joined the Social Media Mainstream

Damian Radcliffe | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Tech
Damian Radcliffe

Facebook's recent purchase of WhatsApp took many tech watchers by surprise; not least because of its eye-watering $19 billion price tag. But after an initially sharp intake of breath, analysts and other tech giants appeared to endorse the move...

Digital Memory Loss

Liza Bel | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Tech
Liza Bel

I never realised how much digital memorabilia one acquires during a long-lasting relationship until the moment I had to face it all and decide what to do with it: long threads of texts and WhatsApp messages, Facebook exchanges, Twitter comments, long emails, not to mention endless photos and selfies on Instagram or in the Camera Roll...

HuffPost And WhatsApp Have Teamed Up To Make Sharing Stories Even Easier

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

HuffPost UK and WhatsApp have now made it even easier to share your favourite stories. Readers can now send articles to anyone in their contacts li...

How to Create a $19 Billion App

Dr. Steve Garnett | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Steve Garnett

The staggering $19 billion Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp last week is not only an indication of the enormous value of social media, but also a reminder of the massive opportunity to play for in the growing app economy.

Why Has Facebook Spent $19billion on WhatsApp?

Philip Letts | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

Despite concerns, Facebook has clearly recognized the need to branch out into other markets. As Facebook celebrates it's 10th birthday, it's time to give credit where credit is rightly due. Let's look at the brand as a matured tech company instead of reaching for the panic-button.

Facebook Ditches Email For Good

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

What'sApp will quickly grow to more than a billion users, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said. The mobile phone application was bought by Fac...

Why Did WhatsApp Crash?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

If you're a regular WhatsApp user you might have noticed this weekend that the service was down for long periods - not great timing, given it just ann...