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WhatsApp Starts Labeling Forwarded Messages

07/11/2018, Before fake news on social media was a thing, the easiest way for people looking to spread misinformation was to run a chain of forwarded messages on WhatsApp, the world’s largest cross-platform messaging service. You may have received a few over...

WhatsApp Adds One-Way Broadcast Messages To Groups

07/01/2018, WhatsApp has recently been improving the groups experience for its users. It has added some new features such as group descriptions, a new catch up feature, and protection for people who are added to groups they have left repeatedly. The Facebook-owned...

Gboard Testing Smart Replies For Various Messaging Apps

06/29/2018, One of the nifty features that we’re seeing Google roll out to its services is smart replies, where based on the context, Google can offer up smart replies that you can fire off at a tap of a button. This feature has been introduced to Google products...


WhatsApp Will Stop Supporting iOS 7 In 2020

06/15/2018, Considering that iOS 12 will be released later this year, this means that iOS 7 was about five years ago. While it’s safe bet that the majority of iOS users are probably already on the latest version of iOS, WhatsApp has since updated its support where...

WhatsApp Android Gingerbread Support Confirmed Until 2020

06/14/2018, Many of you may have forgot about Android Gingerbread by now given that it came out many years ago and Android itself has significantly changed over that period. Nevertheless, given the fragmented nature of Android, there are still devices out there that...

WhatsApp Starts Testing Labeling Forwarded Messages

06/08/2018, When you receive emails that have been forwarded, generally they contain the word “FWD” in the email subject, unless the sender has bothered to edit it. However when it comes to text messages, there’s no way of telling if a message has been forward...

Uganda Imposes Social Media Tax To ‘Stop Gossip’

06/01/2018, Social media can be used for good or bad. For example we’ve seen instances of how social media can help return a lost pet to its owner, but it can also be used for the bad where we’ve seen how social media can be used to bully others online, creating...

WhatsApp Reportedly Rolling Out ‘Predicted Upload’ Feature

06/01/2018, Sending files across WhatsApp is a pretty straightforward process. All you have to do is choose the person or group that you want to send the files to, select the file(s), hit send, and you’re good to go. However according to a report from WABetaInfo,...

WhatsApp’s P2P Payments Could Be Rolled Out Next Week

05/30/2018, With Facebook Messenger and Gmail support peer-to-peer (P2P) payments, we suppose it was only a matter of time before it came to WhatsApp as well. We have been hearing about the company’s plans since at least last year, but the good news is that the...

WhatsApp Group Video And Audio Calls Going Live On Android

05/29/2018, WhatsApp has long allowed users to make voice and video calls but it was confirmed only recently that the popular cross-platform messaging app will soon let users make group video and voice calls absolutely free. This feature has started rolling out in...

WhatsApp Bug Lets Blocked Contacts Continue To Send Messages

05/24/2018, The whole point of blocking someone on social media or messenger apps is because you don’t want to be bothered by them anymore, or at least for the time-being. However it seems that WhatsApp is currently experiencing a bug in which it allows blocked...

WhatsApp Groups Improved With New Features

05/15/2018, Groups are an important part of WhatsApp as they’re used by families and friends to stay in touch with each other and even business teams to get work done. Facebook-owned WhatsApp recognizes the importance of Groups which is why the company has...

WhatsApp To Increase Time For Revoking Messages

05/11/2018, As you probably know by now, WhatsApp has rolled out a feature a while back that allowed users to revoke messages that they sent. Basically it lets users delete messages that they sent by mistake so that both parties won’t be able to see it. However...

WhatsApp Can Now Play Facebook And Instagram Videos

05/07/2018, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is making a minor yet very useful change today. The app has been updated so that it can now play Facebook and Instagram videos itself without having to make the user jump between the separate app. It’s about time that...