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TalkCentral: Ep 249 – ‘WhatsApp, Facebook?’

On the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg discuss why Facebook is planning to make WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram interoperable and the implications of the move — could it make the social network too dominant in electronic messaging?

Also this week, a look at reports that Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money.

Plus, Vodacom’s miserable fourth quarter and Naspers’s blockbuster deal with Russia’s Avito — how did online classifieds get so valuable?

Listen to the show to find out who’s been picked as winner and loser of the week.

Regardt’s pick this week is Epic Games’ Jackbox Party Pack, while Duncan has chosen TweetDeck alternative Tweeten.

Remember, you can WhatsApp the show. The number to use is 071 999 1111.

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