Category: WhatsApp

WhatsApp to add self-destructing images to its mobile apps

Last year, WhatsApp added the self-destructing message feature to its mobile apps, but now, the Facebook-owned company is also working towards adding self-destructing image feature to the instant chat messenger, according to WhatsApp features tracker WABetainfo. Much like the self-destructing message features, the images that are self-destructing images will disappear for both parties after a […]
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Signal Just Gave WhatsApp Users More Reasons to Switch

Following WhatsApp’s major policy debacle (which they even tried to justify and then delayed), several alternatives of the messaging app such as Signal and Telegram have risen to power. As a result, developers are frequently updating their apps and adding new features to meet user demands. So now, Signal, one of WhatsApp’s competitors, received a […]
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WhatsApp Makes Shopping Easier with its New ‘Carts’ Feature

WhatsApp is quickly building out tools and features to enable businesses to interact with and accept orders from users from inside the messaging app. The company just recently added a new shopping button to let users browse through product catalogs. And today, the catalog feature has been complemented by a new ‘Carts’ feature in WhatsApp. […]
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WhatsApp Will Soon Increase Group Call Limit

WhatsApp Will Soon Increase Group Call Limit

WhatsApp is working to increase the number of participants in audio and video calls on the platform. The feature is under development and is disabled by default on WhatsApp beta version 2.20.128 for Android, as spotted by WaBetaInfo. 📝 WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.128: what’s new? Found strings that suggest the new group call limit […]
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WhatsApp creates a hub to fight coronavirus fake news

WhatsApp creates a hub to fight coronavirus fake news

WhatsApp has just created a new information hub to combat misinformation regarding the ongoing global pandemic called coronavirus. The company shared some information regarding the newly launched information hub. It has teamed up with the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, UNDP, and Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network to accurate information. This information hub is one […]
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India to Pass Invasive Social Media Rules Without Major Changes: Report

Last month, there were reports suggesting that the Indian government is working on a  controversial privacy-invasive rule that would identify users of social media and instant messaging services on demand. According to Bloomberg, the regulation is about to be published later this month without any major changes. With this new rule, the Indian government will […]
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Bezos Wouldn’t be Hacked if He Was Using Telegram, Claims Telegram Founder

Private instant messaging app Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov has said Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ data may not have been hacked if he had relied on Telegram instead of Facebook-owned WhatsApp which is full of malicious “backdoor” bugs. Facebook has blamed Apple’s operating system for the hacking of Bezos’ phone, saying WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption […]
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