Apple deletes WhatsApp, Threads from China app store on orders from Beijing — CNN

Apple has removed WhatsApp and Threads from its app store in China, following an order from the country’s internet watchdog, writes Juliana Liu.

Court orders maker of Pegasus spyware to hand over code to WhatsApp — The Guardian

NSO Group, the maker of one the world’s most sophisticated cyber weapons, has been ordered by a US court to hand its code for Pegasus and other spyware products to WhatsApp as part of the company’s ongoing litigation, writes Stephanie Kirchgaessner. 

Indians harassed by spam calls flood on WhatsApp — BBC

As part of its "preventive actions to combat abuse" on the platform, WhatsApp said it had banned 4.7 million accounts in March, according to...

For millions, the WhatsApp outage could have been a matter of life and death — Guardian

With so many lives dependent upon a functional messaging service, the Facebook outage reveals the need for a different path forward, writes Humza Jilani. Here...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp go down — CNN

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday, writes Clare Duffy. Here is the link: