Tag Archives: WhatsApp

Facebook Tests Posting of Instagram Stories as WhatsApp Statuses

HIGHLIGHTS The feature has been confirmed to be in testing A Story posted as a WhatsApp Status will be encrypted Facebook didn’t confirm if it would roll out the feature globally Facebook is running a small test to let users post their Instagram Stories directly to WhatsApp Status. The new feature will let users post decorated photos, videos, and GIF images from Instagram on WhatsApp, ... Read More »

WhatsApp on New Year’s Eve: 20 Billion Messages Sent in India, 75 Billion Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp says this is the highest-ever user activity on a single day More than 13 billion images, 5 billion videos were shared worldwide Interestingly, WhatsApp suffered an outage late on New Year’s eve WhatsApp users in India sent over 20 billion messages on December 31 as they ushered in 2018 with wishes to family and friends. In a release, WhatsApp ... Read More »

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger May Still Put User Information at Risk, Claims Study

HIGHLIGHTS Apps like Messenger, Whatsapp are leaving themselves exposed to hacking Users are unaware of security options like authentication ceremony Important to identify message recipient before sending out sensitive info Do you know that despite the end-to-end encryption provided by popular messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Viber, your sensitive information is vulnerable to hacking? A research report has highlighted the importance ... Read More »

Jio Phone Has No WhatsApp Support, Comes With 500MB Daily 4G Data Limit

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio announced its Jio Phone feature phone on Friday The unlimited data has a 500MB daily limit for high-speed access Jio Phone does not support WhatsApp ‘at the moment’ The Reliance Jio feature phone, which was unveiled on Friday as the JioPhone aims to bridge the digital divide between the haves with smartphones, and the have nots who tote feature phones. With ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp in India, 32 percent of which were in some form of media – photos, GIF images, videos, and voice messages, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app said on Friday. The number of messages shared on the platform on New Year’s Eve is even higher than the last record set during ... Read More »

WhatsApp Video Calling Is Here, Optimised for India’s Connectivity Issues

  Starting today, WhatsApp, the most popular messaging app in India, will let you make video calls; just like FaceTime and Skype, the calls will be free, though if you aren’t on Wi-Fi you may have of coure to pay for cellular data usage, depending on your plan. WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said in an interview to Reuters that video ... Read More »

WhatsApp Two-Step Verification, HTC Bolt, Rs. 500, 1000 Ban Fallout, and More: Your 360 Daily

  Friday saw the launch of HTC Bolt, a 2016 smartphone with a 2015 processor; WhatsApp adding two-step verification to its beta apps; record Singles’ Day sales in China; and a whole lot more. Here’s your 360 Daily with the top tech stories of the day. WhatsApp beta version gets two-step verification The beta versions of WhatsApp for Android and ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Gets Voicemail Feature; Beta Now Lets You Share With Multiple Contacts

WhatsApp has been introducing an array of features, the recent one being the voicemail feature. The feature arrived on iPhone devices first, and now the company has also rolled it out for Android users via Google Play. Furthermore, the latest beta version for Android also gets the ability to share content with multiple contacts and groups simultaneously. As mentioned, Android ... Read More »

WhatsApp gets Message costs and Replies

WhatsApp has were given a brand new function with a view to permit users quote messages when replying. even as earlier this week, the brand new characteristic turned into noticed in beta builds of WhatsApp for Android, it’s miles now rolling out for maximum users across Android and iOS strolling the overall launch builds from Google Play and the App ... Read More »

WhatsApp in Over 109 countries, With 70 Million users in India: look at

instantaneous messaging app WhatsApp is the maximum popular messaging app all over the world and is used in 109 international locations, or fifty five.6 percentage of the world, a brand new file stated on Wednesday. The countries consist of India, Brazil, Mexico, Russia and many different nations in South america, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. WhatsApp presently has over one ... Read More »