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Latest WhatsApp Beta Adds Chat Pinning Feature

04/29/2017, Pinning chats and topics in messenger applications isn’t exactly a new feature. However for some reason the feature was missing from WhatsApp and we guess the closest you could get to that was in the form of starred messages. However in the latest beta...

WhatsApp Update Now Lets Siri Read Your Latest Messages

04/22/2017, One of changes that Apple made with iOS 10 is opening up Siri to third-party developers. Prior to this, one could say that Siri was a bit limited and restrictive in its functionality, but presumably Apple saw how successful Amazon was with Alexa that they...

WhatsApp Group Chat Admins Could Get In Trouble Over Fake News

04/22/2017, Being an admin in a WhatsApp chat is for many not a big deal. Basically it allows you to add or remove people from the group. However over in India, being a WhatsApp admin of a group chat could soon mean more responsibility. In a report from the Economic...

WhatsApp Could Get A Feature To Notify When You Change Numbers

04/17/2017, If you’ve ever changed numbers on WhatsApp or if you know someone who has, what usually happens is you send out a mass message to all your contacts (or those you want to stay in contact with) to let them know that you’re changing numbers. This can be...

WhatsApp For Web Could Get A Revoke Feature As Well

04/14/2017, Last year it was revealed that WhatsApp could be getting a new feature in the form of “revoke”. For those unfamiliar with the feature, basically it allows users to take back messages and delete them. As it stands, deleting a message now only deletes...

Latest WhatsApp Beta For Android Adds Shortcut For Text Formatting

04/13/2017, Last year WhatsApp introduced rich formatting for messages which meant that users could now send messages in bold, italics, or strikeout. However to send these messages, you’d need to memorize the code for each of the formatting. This isn’t really...

WhatsApp Reportedly Planning To Launch Mobile Payments Service

04/04/2017, Sending money via messenger apps isn’t new and in fact there are already several options for users out there. However it looks like the feature could finally be finding its way onto WhatsApp, or at least that’s according to a recent sighting of a job...

WhatsApp Confirms That Text Statuses Will Be Returning

03/16/2017, We’re not sure why, but when WhatsApp introduced its new Stories-like “Status” feature, they got rid of the good old text statuses as well. Given that some people prefer to keep a status around for more than 24 hours, or who would rather not upload...

Latest WhatsApp Beta Brings Back Text Status Updates

03/11/2017, Last month WhatsApp introduced a new feature called WhatsApp Status which is basically the same stories feature that we’ve seen Facebook introduce to Instagram, and also what many consider to have been directly “stolen” from Snapchat. However with...

WhatsApp Reportedly Testing Letting Businesses Talk To Users

03/09/2017, As far as customer service in today’s digital age and social media-centric society is concerned, customers can reach out to businesses via platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. However if the recent rumors are to be believed, Facebook-owned WhatsApp...

CIA Can Bypass WhatsApp And Signal Encryption, Claims WikiLeaks

03/07/2017, WikiLeaks today released thousands of documents that it claims reveals the hacking toolkit used by the Central Intelligence Agency to break into devices like smartphones and computers. This is the first time in quite a while that so many documents that...

Disable WhatsApp’s New Status Feature On Android

02/26/2017, Just last week WhatsApp rolled out an update to its app in which status messages were replaced by Stories similar to that found on Instagram and Facebook. We guess Facebook saw how well-received the feature was on Instagram and decided to replicate it on...

Text Status Updates Could Be Returning To WhatsApp

02/24/2017, As you might have heard and seen by now, WhatsApp has decided to take its status updates to the next level by introducing “Stories”, a feature popularized by Snapchat, but was later copied onto Instagram and Facebook before arriving on the messaging...