Facebook Confirms Plans to Integrate Messaging Services on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp

Consumer concerns surrounding data privacy are sure to arise

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are going to be merging their messaging services. Getty Images

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has plans to connect the messaging services of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, a massive technical undertaking that could also have security implications for users of the different services, according to a Friday report from The New York Times.

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