In a bid to allow cross-messaging among its family of apps, Facebook has reportedly started merging Instagram and Messenger chats. The social network has already integrated Messenger rooms with WhatsApp on the Web.
According to the information on the WhatsApp FAQ section, WhatsApp will only be compatible with phones running the Android 4.0.3 operating system or newer as well as iPhones running on iOS 9 and newer.
The settings are likely to be based on Android’s BiometricPrompt API, which allows apps to use biometric unlock for authentication.
The upcoming ‘Expiring Media’ feature is an extension to another under-development feature called ‘Expiring Messages’.
According to WABetainfo, a website that tracks WhatsApp in Beta, the mobile messaging platform has dedicated a team to work on making the entire browser service more secure.
Currently, WhatsApp works on a single device and it is not possible to use the account on multiple devices, a most requested demand from the users.
Talking to analysts during an earnings call on Thursday, Zuckerberg said that a lot of people use WhatsApp, especially in India.
WhatsApp went down on June 19 for millions of users in India and elsewhere who reported issues with privacy settings as well as last seen online status not working.
In an interview with Forbes, Acton explained that a disagreement on monetising WhatsApp was the reason he quit Facebook and gave up $850 million on the table.
The top German court found that Facebook was using its dominant position in the market to collect user data.
Reliance Retail’s partnership with WhatsApp holds promise for RRL’s new commerce platform, JioMart. The pilot, launched in some geographies last year, now extends to Mumbai.
This feature is available both on Android and iPhone. Here is a step by step guide you can follow to enable Group privacy settings on your smartphone.
People can create a room right from Messenger or Facebook, and invite anyone to join the video call, even if they don’t have a Facebook account.
A report in the Wall Street Journal in January this year said that the social networking giant had put WhatsApp advertising “on ice”.
While you’re in a call, WhatsApp also shows a new header, informing that the call is end-to-end encrypted.
The features are aimed to reduce eye strain in low-light environments and prevent those awkward moments that happen when your phone lights up the room.
The stickers will work across apps, including Gmail, Messages by Google, Messenger, Snapchat, Telegram, WhatsApp and others.
This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp.
The ‘Delete Messages’ feature for group chats will make it easy for the admins to manage old messages and chats.
JNU administration has decided to adopt this alternative approach to keep the academic session within its scheduled time.
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Instagram will soon become “Instagram from Facebook” and WhatsApp will turn into “WhatsApp from Facebook”, The Information reported late Friday
Researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have received a message on WhatsApp stating that the app was giving away 1000 GB of internet data to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year
The messaging platform has brought in another bad news for some Android and iPhone users. As per WhatsApp’s updated FAQs, the application will no longer work for some of Android and iPhone users after Feb 2020.