• News tagged "whatsapp"

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016

WhatsApp begins end-to-end encryption for its services

WhatsApp begins end-to-end encryption for its services

The encryption is in full force, and it protects calls, messages, attachments, and media content sent by fellow users in group chats and one-to-one conversation.

Saturday, 2 Apr 2016

WhatsApp text messages now support italics, bold, and strikethrough formatting

WhatsApp text messages now support italics, bold, and strikethrough formatting

We can show you how to do it, too.

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2016

WhatsApp to start encrypting voice calls and group chats in the coming weeks

WhatsApp to start encrypting voice calls and group chats in the coming weeks

The Guardian reports that WhatsApp will start encrypting voice calls and group messages in the coming weeks in view of the fight between Apple and FBI over privacy matters.

Sunday, 28 Feb 2016

WhatsApp to end support for BlackBerry and other older platforms by end of 2016

WhatsApp to end support for BlackBerry and other older platforms by end of 2016

WhatsApp announces on its blog that it will be ending support for BlackBerry and other older mobile platforms by the end of this year. Hit the link to find out more!

Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016

WhatsApp is now used by a billion people

WhatsApp is now used by a billion people

WhatsApp Inc. has just announced that a billion people are now exchanging pictures, texts and video via their WhatApp app.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016

WhatsApp drops US$0.99 annual fee

WhatsApp drops US$0.99 annual fee

WhatsApp announced yesterday that it will no longer be charging annual subscription fees. It also reiterates that there will be no third-party ads, and will test tools to allow users to connect with businesses and organizations that they want to hear from.

Thursday, 24 Dec 2015

WhatsApp could roll out video call feature for iOS users soon

WhatsApp could roll out video call feature for iOS users soon

German site Macerkopf.de claims that WhatsApp will be introducing the video call feature soon and it should initially be available for iOS.

Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015

WhatsApp is blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram

WhatsApp is blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram

Some users have noticed that WhatsApp has started blocking all links to Telegram, a competing messaging app.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015

WhatsApp users can backup chat history to Google Drive in the next few months

WhatsApp users can backup chat history to Google Drive in the next few months

Google recently announced that users of WhatsApp for Android can backup the chat history, voice messages, photos and videos in Google Drive. The backup feature will be rolled out over the next few months.

Thursday, 24 Sep 2015

Instagram now boasts 400 million users, 75% of users are outside of the U.S

Instagram now boasts 400 million users, 75% of users are outside of the U.S

Instagram announced that its community now boasts more than 400 million users with over 75% of them living outside of the U.S.

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