Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

It’s been eight years since WhatsApp was first launched. The messaging leader, which is considered as the true “SMS killer”, has gone through several iterations, and managed to enroll over a Billion people. That’s more than what most social networks have ever accounted for in their lifetime and marginally less than its parent company, Facebook. However, WhatsApp didn’t lose any […]

 
     
 
 

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

Facebook continues its trial for stealing Snapchat’s user base by bringing the “Stories” feature to its fourth platform, WhatsApp. As a “gift” to its billion-plus users on the messaging platform’s eight anniversary, WhatsApp has redesigned the rusty old text status and has brought the ability to post ephemeral posts. The feature will begin to rollout for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Gets Two-Step Verification, Here’s how to Enable it

WhatsApp Gets Two-Step Verification, Here’s how to Enable it

It was in last year November that WhatsApp enabled two-factor authentication in their beta channels. Today the company announced that they will be making the two-step verification available for all the users. The two-step verification will add a layer of additional security along with the end-to-end encryption from the Open Whisper Systems. That said WhatsApp isn’t the first one to […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows for Intercepting of Encrypted Messages [Report]

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows for Intercepting of Encrypted Messages [Report]

WhatsApp is one of the most widely used messengers across the universe and what better than the numbers which prove the point. That said the Facebook-owned company has been adding privacy features regularly and end to end encryption was one of them. Furthermore, Facebook has been claiming that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages and that includes the company and […]

     
 
 

Latest Beta Update Adds a GIF Browser on WhatsApp

Latest Beta Update Adds a GIF Browser on WhatsApp

WhatsApp seems to on an update spree in the past quarter. From adding video calling to GIF compatibility, the messaging service has managed to bring out most features that their users have been demanding. However, the Facebook-owned messaging app isn’t done yet and has pushed an update which brings a native GIF browser. The WhatsApp beta update 2.17.6 is now […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Might Soon Let Revoking and Editing of Sent Messages

WhatsApp Might Soon Let Revoking and Editing of Sent Messages

It’s been an eventful year for WhatsApp. From adding an endless number of requested features to creating controversies around the globe for its updated privacy policy, 2016 was truly an adventurous period for the popular messaging app. However, it seems like the company isn’t done updating for the year and might be planning some significant improvements for the holidays. According […]

     
 
 

Latest WhatsApp Update has a New Hidden Instagram Stories Inspired Feature

Latest WhatsApp Update has a New Hidden Instagram Stories Inspired Feature

WhatsApp has been ushering in new features regularly through its beta program and now it seems that the most popular messaging app will get a bunch of new social networking features including publishing status updates. This feature is bundled with the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.16.336 and as of now can only be accessed through a rooted phone with the […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Adds Video Calling in the Latest Beta Update

WhatsApp Adds Video Calling in the Latest Beta Update

WhatsApp has been constantly adding new features to serve its wide user base which contains over a Billion members. However, today the Facebook-owned messaging client has updated its Android beta channel with the ability to make video calls. It has been rumored for quite awhile but now, it seems to be finally rolling out to the public beta users. As […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Repudiates Indian court’s ruling, Will be Sharing Data with Facebook as Planned

WhatsApp Repudiates Indian court’s ruling, Will be Sharing Data with Facebook as Planned

Ever since WhatsApp’s bold terms update, the messaging app has been facing lawsuits and rebuffs from users. A similar case was pleaded in India by two students last week which led Delhi’s High Court directing the Facebook-owned company to alter its policies and delete the data of users who chose to opt out before September 25. However, the messaging giant […]