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Indonesian Government Wants To Ban All “Gay” Emojis

02/12/2016, In the recent years, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, along with messaging apps like WhatsApp, LINE, and etc. have grown to become more inclusive and thoughtful about people from different backgrounds and sexual preferences. For example...

WhatsApp For Android Updated With New Emoji Panel

02/10/2016, Are you looking forward to having more emojis to mess around with when you are chatting with friends? If you are, chances are you might have to wait for the latest build of Android to get your hands on them, but since the update to Marshmallow is arriving...

WhatsApp Web Now Supported In Microsoft Edge

02/04/2016, While the new Microsoft Edge browser is a huge departure from Internet Explorer, and in a good way, it is limited in the sense that there are some features and functionality that one can find in other browsers that Edge does not have, such as support for...

WhatsApp Will Now Support As Many As 256 Users In Group Chat

02/04/2016, WhatsApp is a great platform to use if you’re looking to communicate with friends and family, regardless of where they are, as long as they have an internet connection. We’re pretty sure many of you guys out there are also involved in group chats for...

WhatsApp Now Has 1 Billion Users

02/02/2016, With so many different messaging platforms available today, users are essentially spoilt for choice. However it looks like if you are looking for the most ubiquitous messaging platform on your smartphone, there’s a very good chance that WhatsApp could...

WhatsApp Wants To Share Your Data With Facebook

01/22/2016, As many of you guys know, Facebook owns WhatsApp, and for the longest time ever both apps and platforms remained relatively independent of each other, but that could soon change. According to a recent discovery by developer Javier Santos (via Cult of...

WhatsApp Will Be Dropping Its $1 Subscription Fees

01/18/2016, When WhatsApp was first launched, it cost users $1 to purchase the app. The company later switched to a subscription program in which it would cost users $1 a year to subscribe, although the first year would be free. However it seems that after some trial...

Facebook Accused Of Blocking WhatsApp Rival’s Ads

01/10/2016, It is safe to say that WhatsApp is one of the biggest messaging apps around right now, and Messenger is catching up with a reported 800 million users. However there are plenty of rivals around, like LINE, KakaoTalk, WeChat, Skype, Viber, Telegram, and...

Emoji-Filled Messages Found To Crash WhatsApp

01/10/2016, It seems that there is a bug affecting WhatsApp right now that could cause it to crash. This involves an emoji-filled message that when sent from the web version of WhatsApp to the mobile version, will cause the app to crash. However this will require to...

WhatsApp Smileys Could Crash App

12/23/2015, We do know that WhatsApp, the hugely popular messaging app, might jolly well offer video calling capability in future versions based on the leaked screenshots that we have seen so far, but here is something less positive to talk about. It seems that...

WhatsApp Video Calling Spotted In Leaked Screenshots

12/22/2015, For the longest time ever, WhatsApp did not have voice calling capabilities. It was an odd choice given that there were many other messenger platforms such as LINE, Skype, Viber, Facebook Messenger, and more that already offered regular instant messaging...

Brazil WhatsApp Ban Lifted

12/17/2015, Yesterday a court in Sao Paulo ordered telecom operators in Brazil to completely block WhatsApp services in the country after it failed to comply with an order handed down in a criminal case. Telecom operators complied and WhatsApp was blocked in the...

Brazil Government Has Ordered WhatsApp To Shut Down For 48 Hours

12/17/2015, When apps like WhatsApp were launched, carriers were worried that the service would cost them in terms of SMS charges. However fast forward to today, carriers such as those in the US have opted to start offering users more data instead, especially in...

WhatsApp For Android Appears To Be Blocking Telegram Links

12/01/2015, WhatsApp is probably one of the largest instant messenger apps available right now. There are plenty of other apps out there like LINE, KakaoTalk, Skype, Snapchat, and more, but safe to say not many of them are enjoying the same monthly active users that...