Owned by Facebook, WhatsApp has been one of the most popular instant messaging services since its initial launch in early 2010. Why people love using this app is that it allows them to send messages across different platforms. Another great thing about it is that it is fairly easy to use and on top of all, very fast. It only takes a moment to send a message, whether it’s a written message, audio recording, or an image.
But because this app is so easy to use, people have found ways to misuse it. There were reports of WhatsApp being used in corporate espionage. For that reason, business owners started thinking about programs for tracking classified information that might get leaked by their employees. The same was the case with worried parents who needed a way to see whether their children might be threatened by risk behavior. [Read more…]