WhatsApp

Facebook, Instagram, messenger and WhatsApp DOWN: Users round the world left annoyed once apps crash

September 4, 2018

Facebook, Instagram, messenger and WhatsApp were all hit by an outage The sites were down within the US, Europe, South America and alternative areas at 4pm ET Users reported having problems work in, commenting and sharing posts Facebook, Instagram, messenger and WhatsApp users were during a craze once several tried to log in nowadays solely […]

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WHATSAPP SAYS BACKUPS ON GOOGLE DRIVE AREN’T PROTECTED BY END-TO-END CRYPTOGRAPHY

August 28, 2018

In what comes across as a stunning revelation, WhatsApp has notified its users that its end-to-end cryptography feature that it safeguards each user’s chats with, doesn’t stay encrypted once secured on Google’s servers. In Associate in the Nursing update on its list section, WhatsApp additional a note tagged as ‘Important’ that browse, “Media and messages […]

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WhatsApp to clamp down on ‘sinister’ messages in India: IT minister

August 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India said Facebook-owned WhatsApp had pledged on Tuesday to develop tools that would combat fake messages, to help the country crack down on people whipping up public anger through mass message forwards on social media. WhatsApp chief executive officer Chris Daniels gave the assurance to India’s information technology minister during a […]

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WhatsApp backups will no longer count against Google Drive storage

August 18, 2018

WhatsApp has partnered with Google, which will ensure that backups of the messaging app do not count against your data storage space on Google Drive. The partnership will come into effect on November 12, after which WhatsApp users will be able to backup their chats and data on their Drive account without it occupying their Google […]

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WhatsApp will stop working on these devices

June 20, 2018

WhatsApp has been a boon to people across the globe and it has been connecting people for almost a decade. However, the messaging app will soon stop working on a lot of smartphones. WhatsApp has been a boon to people across the globe and it has been connecting people for almost a decade. However, the […]

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A million Indians testing Whatsapp payments; what ‘s the feedback like?

June 19, 2018

The Facebook-owned company hasn’t yet announced a launch date but industry watchers expect it to happen in the next few weeks. Almost one million people in India are “testing” WhatsApp’s payments service, and the company is working with the Indian government, NPCI and multiple banks to further expand the feature to more users, a company official said. […]

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WhatsApp bug makes app’s blocking feature in effective

May 24, 2018

A new bughas been reported in WhatsApp, which is creating problem for its users. The bug allows blocked accounts to send messages to those who have blocked them. The WhatsApp accounts blocked by users are somehow able to send messages to the users who have blocked them. The company has not yet acknowledged the issue and there […]

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WhatsApp’s next big feature is for businesses to serve you better

May 12, 2018

WhatsApp is making headlines almost daily for its future update plans. Now, WhatsApp is reportedly adding a feature on its WhatsApp Business app to help businesses to reach and serve you better. Facebook has big plans for enabling businesses with WhatsApp as a key communication platform. It seems like the social media giant has decided to start […]

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WhatsApp rolls out “Restrict Group” feature, gives admins extra power in group chats

May 2, 2018

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is rolling out its ‘Restrict Group‘ for all iOS, Android and Windows Phone users — a feature that gives the group administrator powers to restrict other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so. According to WABetaInfo, a popular fan site that tests new WhatsApp […]

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WhatsApp Will Now Allow Users to Download their Data

April 26, 2018

Following the large-scale data leak scandal by Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, its companies like WhatsApp are also being dragged into the limelight and are being questioned on their data sharing policies. However, WhatsApp has come clean about its strategies regarding sharing of data and also updated its policies ahead of the GDPR (General Data Protection […]

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