WhatsApp has blocked millions of phones from accessing its messaging service with its latest update, in an effort to protect the security and privacy of its users. The app is no longer compatible with phones still running outdated operating systems. Here’s what you need to know.
A study in the Journal of Marketing Research found that right around upgrade time, people tend to be more reckless with their phones. Researchers Josh Ackerman, Silvia Bellezza, and Francesca Gina investigated why people’s preservation skills slide into Aeroplane Mode as soon as a new model phone comes out.