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WhatsApp Beta For Android’s Code Reveals Plans For A Browser App

12/12/2014, WhatsApp is primarily a smartphone messaging app where users can send each other messages via the app, regardless of what platform they are using. However it seems that users have long been asking WhatsApp to include more cross-platform functionality, not...

WhatsApp Starts To Encrypt All Data

11/18/2014, WhatsApp, deemed by many to be one of the most popular instant messaging platforms in the world, has started to encrypt the entirety of its data – and this is by default, too, which is a move that privacy advocates claim would be able to do its bid...

WhatsApp Updated With iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Support

11/17/2014, While many developers are probably taking advantage of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus’ larger displays, there are some apps which have yet to be optimized for it. Facebook-owned WhatsApp was one of them, at least until recently where the developers finally...

Turn off WhatsApp Read Receipts On Android

11/16/2014, A couple of weeks back WhatsApp made a slight change to its mobile applications that had drastic implications. The double-check marks that appear alongside a message would now turn blue when the recipient reads the message, thus rendering the excuse...

WhatsApp To Remain Free In Developing Countries

11/06/2014, WhatsApp has been deemed by many to be one of the most popular messenger services in the market (not to mention coming into the limelight all the more after its acquisition by Facebook), and hence it is rather comforting to take note that the $1 annual...

WhatsApp Can Now Tell You When Messages Have Been Read

11/05/2014, Unlike messengers such as LINE or Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp doesn’t tell you when your message has been read. It tells you when it has been delivered, but it just means that the person’s phone is on but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they have...

Icons Found In WhatsApp’s APK Hints At Voice Calling Feature

11/04/2014, We have been hearing rumors about WhatsApp’s plan to launch a voice calling service and this was recently confirmed by WhatsApp’s CEO last week, although the bad news is that the service will only be launched in 2015 due to technical hurdles that the...

WhatsApp’s Voice Calling Feature Only Arriving In 2015

10/29/2014, We had heard the rumors for a while that WhatsApp could be eyeing VoIP as one of its future features. Given that WhatsApp competitors such as Skype, LINE, and Viber already offer such functionality, we guess the company is hoping to catch up and offer a...

WhatsApp Rumored To Gain VoIP And VoIP Call Recording Functionality

10/13/2014, WhatsApp is a prominent instant messaging app, for those who are unfamiliar, and plays home to over 600 million users. It wasn’t too long ago that the developers introduced the ability to send voice recordings, but it looks like the company could be...

Facebook Not Monetizing WhatsApp In The Near Future

10/09/2014, Quite a few months back Facebook had announced its intention to purchase WhatsApp, one of the most popular cross-platform messaging service used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. A couple of days ago this acquisition was finally...

Facebook/WhatsApp Deal Approved By EU Regulators

10/03/2014, Earlier this year Facebook announced that they would be acquiring instant messenger app WhatsApp for a cool $19 billion. With an acquisition that size and with the amount of money involved, it is only natural that regulators will want to take a closer...

WhatsApp iPhone App Confirms Voice Calling Feature

09/15/2014, Not too long ago, we talked about how WhatsApp for iOS has begun to obtain a bunch of new features, but the long awaited voice call capability was nowhere to be seen. Having said that, it looks like this particular voice call feature might have been...

WhatsApp For iOS Gets New Features

09/09/2014, There are many cross-platform messaging services but WhatsApp firmly retains the top spot. Owned by Facebook the service processes billions of messages every single day that hundreds of millions of users send back and forth. Mobile apps certainly play a...

WhatsApp Could Hit 2-3 Billion Users, According To Mark Zuckerberg

09/07/2014, A few weeks ago and last we checked, WhatsApp had over half a billion active users that were using their app. In fact at the rate it is growing, we wouldn’t be surprised if WhatsApp could eventually hit the 1 billion mark which is what Facebook’s CEO...