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Brazil Lawmakers Want A Bill To Prevent WhatsApp From Being Blocked

05/05/2016, A couple of days ago, a judge in Brazil ordered WhatsApp to be blocked in the country for 72 hours for failing to hand over data related to a case. However this ruling was overturned shortly after by another judge. This wouldn’t really be such a big...

WhatsApp Could Get Video Calling Feature Soon

05/03/2016, It seems like the folks over at WhatsApp have been pretty busy coming up with new and exciting features for the app. Last we heard, the app could be getting voicemail features, and that there could also be desktop apps designed for both Windows and Mac....

WhatsApp Blocked In Brazil, More Than 100 Million Users Affected

05/02/2016, Last we heard, Facebook-owned WhatsApp was boasting about 1 billion active users, but it looks like today that number might have taken a pretty huge hit. According to reports, it seems that over in Brazil a judge has ordered local telcos to block access...

WhatsApp Could Be Working On Desktop Apps For Windows & Mac

05/01/2016, WhatsApp used to be an app that was exclusively available on mobile devices, but last year the company launched a web version of its messenger service that basically allowed WhatsApp users to chat with their friends and family via their desktop through a...

WhatsApp Could Be Getting Voicemail Features Soon

04/27/2016, Raise your hands if you still use voicemail. Back in the day before messaging, leaving voicemails used to be a thing where you could get people to call you back should they miss your call, or leave a message stating your intentions, but in today’s...

Messenger And WhatsApp Go Through 60 Billion Messages Each Day

04/13/2016, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are definitely two particularly popular messaging platforms, and this is not surprising, of course. WhatsApp has over a billion active users, and as for Facebook Messenger, they have recently passed the 900 million active...

Scannable Profile Codes Now Available On Facebook Messenger

04/07/2016, Facebook already owns one of the most widely used cross-platform messaging services on the planet, WhatsApp, but it’s also positioning Facebook Messenger as the perfect service for keeping in touch with friends and family. It’s giving all...

WhatsApp Turns On Encryption For A Billion People

04/05/2016, There has been a lot of debate on encryption, digital privacy and security for the past couple of months as the fight between Apple and the FBI got ugly. Apple stood its ground and didn’t create a backdoor for the FBI to access an iPhone belonging...

WhatsApp Beta For Windows Introduces Video Trimmer

03/20/2016, It looks like the WhatsApp beta app for the Windows Phone platform has certainly gotten its fair bit of features as well as improvements in recent times, and the most recent addition is definitely a step in the right direction, that is for sure. We are...

BlackBerry Responds To Facebook & WhatsApp Dropping Support

03/18/2016, Even if you’re a fan of the BlackBerry platform (legacy and/or BB 10), it’s hard to deny that the company’s own platforms don’t exactly have a huge slice of the smartphone market pie. This is why it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that...

WhatsApp Beta Lets You Format Text In Bold Or Italics

03/17/2016, WhatsApp used to be a very barebones messenger app back in the day. You could send messages, receive messages, and that was about it. Over the years the app has naturally evolved, such as adding support for voice calls, and the latest update even included...

WhatsApp Planning To Expand Encryption

03/14/2016, Encryption has become a hot topic these days as the FBI and Apple duke it out in public. The bureau wants Apple to comply with a court order and unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. Whether or not it can do that is a completely different...

DOJ Lawyers Have WhatsApp Encryption In Their Sights

03/13/2016, Apple is in the midst of a battle with law enforcement, it has denied complying with a court order obtained by the FBI to provide the bureau with backdoor access to the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. That matter is far from over and it looks like...