Pedestrians using their mobile phones could soon be fined and even jailed.
Indonesia has already requested Japan's Line messaging service to block LGBT characters.
Around 42 billion daily messages are sent by the messenger app.
Using a smart collar and a phone app, owners may soon be able to tell what their dogs are thinking.
Syrian fighters use WhatsApp messenger, walkie-talkies and informants ahead of strikes.
The popular, Facebook-owned messaging app is valued at around $19 billion.
Apple opposes the U.K. government's proposals to access encrypted communications.
Steve Jobs gets too much credit for his ideas and too little for the way he conducted his complex symphony.
New encryption laws proposed by Cameron to help tackle terrorism in the UK, could put popular messaging platforms at risk.
Facebook team, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, addressed a slew of topics in its first global town hall.
Joins FBI directory in demanding greater access to personal data