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20-Sep-2018 San Francisco

WhatsApp phases out support for older iOS versions

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has started phasing out support for Apple devices running iOS version 7 and older, the media reported.This would not affect people who already have WhatsApp installed on their iPhone 4 devices as it should continue to function...

28-Feb-2018 New Delhi

WhatsApp to soon show 'Forwarded Message' for spam posts

In a move to stop mass-level spam circulation on its platform, WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that will show "Forwarded Message" if the spam post has been forwarded from another group or from one of the members in the same chat group."Forwarded...

01-Feb-2018 San Francisco

WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly users

WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly active users (MAUs) who are exchanging nearly 60 billion messages on a single day, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday.In an earnings call after announcing the fourth quarter results, Zuckerberg said that Facebook-owned...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'WhatsApp Business' now available on Android in India

To help businesses communicate better with their customers in India, WhatsApp has officially rolled out "WhatsApp Business" -- a free-to-download Android app for small businesses -- in the country.The new app, available on Google Play Store, will make it...

10-Jan-2018 London

Switch voice to video calls with new feature on WhatsApp

WhatsApp has launched a feature in its beta version that will let users switch to video calls from voice calls at the touch of a button.According to a report in the Independent, if you are in the middle of a WhatsApp voice call and want to switch to a video call,...

02-Jan-2018 San Francisco

WhatsApp stops working on these smartphones

Facebook-owned mobile messaging app WhatsApp has stopped working on smartphones that support 'BlackBerry OS', 'BlackBerry 10', 'Windows Phone 8.0' and older platforms in the New Year."These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's...

01-Jan-2018 London

WhatsApp crashed, restored as India welcomed 2018

Users in India and other parts of the world went into a frenzy after WhatsApp went down puncturing their plans to wish their friends a "prosperous 2018" at the stroke of midnight. It was restored in two hours.At midnight, a large spike was seen in the number...

15-Oct-2017 San Francisco

WhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates

The newest Beta version of WhatsApp for Android has several updates, including a smaller app size and a feature that would notify the contacts when you change your number, a media report said.According to technology website Teknepolis, the latest package...

03-Oct-2017 San Francisco

WhatsApp unveils iPhone-like emoji set in beta version

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has released a beta version of a new emoji set for Android OS that appears quite similar to Apple's designs.Apart from Apple, Facebook and Twitter have their own custom emoji set within the app."At a glance these could...

20-Sep-2017 London

WhatsApp rejects Britain's request to access encrypted messages

  Facebook-owned WhatsApp has reportedly rejected the British government's request to access encrypted messages that the authorities had made in the wake of recent terror attacks in the country.The inability to access terrorists' encrypted conversations...

07-Jun-2017 New Delhi

WhatsApp announces new features for iPhone users

Instant messaging service WhatsApp on Wednesday announced new album, filter features as well as a reply shortcut for iPhone users.With the new reply shortcut, users can now simply swipe right on any message and start typing response."When users send or receive...

29-May-2017 New York

WhatsApp allows teenagers to better express themselves : Study

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp helps teenagers communicate better and to openly express themselves with their peers than in their classrooms, a study has claimed.The findings showed that WhatsApp groups allow teenagers to express themselves in ways that...

15-May-2017 New Delhi

Why did you change your privacy policy, Supreme Court asks WhatsApp

The Supreme Court on Monday asked online messaging service WhatsApp why it changed its policy of non-sharing of data of its users after its acquisition by the social networking site Facebook in 2016 to permit sharing of the attributes of its users."You were...

24-Feb-2017 New Delhi

WhatsApp now has 200 mn users in India

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Friday announced that it has 200 million monthly active users in India.Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp, along with Neeraj Arora, Head of Business, WhatsApp, on Friday visited Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi...

24-Feb-2017 New Delhi

WhatsApp's new 'Status' feature available to all

Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp's new "Status" feature is now available to all users across the globe on iPhone, Android and Windows devices.The "Status" feature lets users share photos, GIFs or videos overlaid with drawings, emojis and a caption that...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC notice on plea for privacy regulations on WhatsApp, Facebook

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the central government's response on a plea seeking to put in place regulation to protect the privacy of the messages of WhatsApp and Facebook users.The court also issued notices to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

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