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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WhatsApp has raised minimum age to join in these countries

April 25, 2018

LONDON: WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month. WhatsApp will ask European users to confirm they are at least 16 years old when they are prompted to agree new terms […]

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WhatsApp is changing its ‘delete for all’ feature again

April 16, 2018

NEW DELHI: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has recently rolled out various new features in order to enhance the user experience. The company has now started rolling out a new feature which will enable the users to again download the deleted media files. According to WABetaInfo, a Twitter account that tracks changes in WhatsApp’s beta builds, the company has introduced […]

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WhatsApp plans to hire India head, eligibility criteria focuses on product experience

April 12, 2018

WhatsApp is planning to appoint someone to head its operations in India. This is the first time that the instant messaging application is going to appoint a head in the country. The vacancy is for a senior-level designation for somebody who can “lead our (WhatsApp) efforts in India including products for people and businesses along with […]

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