Tag Archives: WhatsApp

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp in India, 32 percent of which were in some form of media – photos, GIF images, videos, and voice messages, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app said on Friday. The number of messages shared on the platform on New Year’s Eve is even higher than the last record set during ... Read More »

WhatsApp Video Calling Is Here, Optimised for India’s Connectivity Issues

  Starting today, WhatsApp, the most popular messaging app in India, will let you make video calls; just like FaceTime and Skype, the calls will be free, though if you aren’t on Wi-Fi you may have of coure to pay for cellular data usage, depending on your plan. WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said in an interview to Reuters that video ... Read More »

WhatsApp Two-Step Verification, HTC Bolt, Rs. 500, 1000 Ban Fallout, and More: Your 360 Daily

  Friday saw the launch of HTC Bolt, a 2016 smartphone with a 2015 processor; WhatsApp adding two-step verification to its beta apps; record Singles’ Day sales in China; and a whole lot more. Here’s your 360 Daily with the top tech stories of the day. WhatsApp beta version gets two-step verification The beta versions of WhatsApp for Android and ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Gets Voicemail Feature; Beta Now Lets You Share With Multiple Contacts

WhatsApp has been introducing an array of features, the recent one being the voicemail feature. The feature arrived on iPhone devices first, and now the company has also rolled it out for Android users via Google Play. Furthermore, the latest beta version for Android also gets the ability to share content with multiple contacts and groups simultaneously. As mentioned, Android ... Read More »

WhatsApp gets Message costs and Replies

WhatsApp has were given a brand new function with a view to permit users quote messages when replying. even as earlier this week, the brand new characteristic turned into noticed in beta builds of WhatsApp for Android, it’s miles now rolling out for maximum users across Android and iOS strolling the overall launch builds from Google Play and the App ... Read More »

WhatsApp Video Calling feature spotted in Android Beta update

The WhatsApp beta for Android replace (v2.16.eighty) thru the Google Play beta trying out program displays the voice calling function, but, it isn’t always practical yet. To remember, the fb-owned messaging carrier had rolled out voice calling a phased manner, to start with the use of an invite-primarily based system before extra extensively rolling it out throughout cellphone platforms. We ... Read More »

Brazil Lawmakers advise invoice to guard WhatsApp

A Brazilian congressional commission on Wednesday recommended a bill that forbids authorities from blocking off famous messaging programs, simply two days after a judicial order left a hundred million Brazilians with out fb’s WhatsApp. A Brazilian judge on Tuesday overturned a 72-hour suspension of the utility utilized by more or less half the populace of the South American united states, ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Update Revamps the Camera Interface

Another day another WhatsApp update is available for Android devices – and once again via the Google Play beta channel. The update overhauls one of the features of the application that has stayed untouched for quite a while – the camera. The inbuilt camera feature in the WhatsApp Messenger has now been completely overhauled with new user interface and icons. ... Read More »

Facebook, Google, WhatsApp Looking to Fortify User Data Security: Report

As Apple battles the US government over encryption to unlock an iPhone used by an attacker in a mass shooting in San Bernadino last year, top US companies Google, Facebook and Snapchat are expanding encryption of user data in their services, media reported. According to The Guardian, while WhatsApp is set to roll out encryption for its voice calls in ... Read More »

You Can Now File Complaints About Misleading Ads via WhatsApp

Consumers can now file complaints against misleading commercials by companies to advertising watchdog ASCI through mobile messaging app WhatsApp. Consumers can now WhatsApp the objectionable advertisement to +91 77-100-12345, from where the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) would lodge ‘suo moto’ complaints using this number. Consumers can send pictures of print ads, hoardings, packaging or screen shots of websites, ... Read More »