As seen in the screenshot provided by WABetaInfo (image above), will undergo a significant redesign in an upcoming patch.
The goal is to prevent attackers from taking over victim accounts and stealing WhatsApp authentication credentials in order to send spam and false messages to other contacts while posing as the victim.
WhatsApp for iOS already allows users to save and edit contacts within the app, so it would be a welcome addition for Android users to receive this small but useful feature.
WABetaInfo reported that the new feature has been rolled out to beta testers around the world who have installed the latest beta version of the application from the Play Store and the TestFlight app.
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The company has also started testing group video calls for up to 32 people on WhatsApp.
As per reports from Mashable, WhatsApp appears to be developing a feature that will allow users to talk with the same account on different phones, or a phone and a tablet.
With the new update, your primary device will not have to remain online in order to access the platform.
According to a WABetaInfo report, WhatsApp will soon let you type poll questions to send to a group chat. This feature is already available in rival chat app Telegram and even Twitter.
The ruling by the high court came while quashing a POCSO case against the admin of a WhatsApp group one of whose members had posted child pornography on it.
WhatsApp development tracker WABetaInfo, voice calling would have a new interface when placing voice calls. References for the design change were already found in the in the previous beta updates for iOS and Android users.
“We’d love to do it,” Cathcart added. Like Instagram for the iPad, a version of WhatsApp for Apple’s tablet has long eluded users despite being a heavily requested feature.
However, the current beta version does not contain the feature to react to messages yet.
Whatsapp, a very well known software, is a popular messaging application in India that is not just available for the Android and iOS users but also on KaiOS. The inbuilt language change support mechanism of this application is highly useful in a linguistically diverse country like India.
This feature is already available on Samsung Galaxy devices but unlike with Samsung phones, where the feature is available on devices running Android 10 and above, here it is limited to phones with Android 12.
With that users can be alerted (or not) by new reactions the same way they are with messages and groups notifications citing WABetaInfo, 9To5Mac reported on Saturday.
According to DownDetector, a website that tracks WhatsApp outages, 40 per cent users were unable to download the app, 30 per cent had trouble in sending messages and 22 per cent had problems with the web version.
WhatsApp’s clarification came in response to a report by non-profit newsroom ProPublica that said even though WhatsApp says it does not see user content, the Facebook-owned company has an extensive monitoring operation and regularly shares personal information with prosecutors.
People of Delhi can get easy and authentic COVID-related information by just sending ‘Hi’ to the WhatsApp number.
The Data Protection Commission said Thursday that it was also ordering WhatsApp to take “remedial actions” so that its data processing complies with the EU rules. WhatsApp said the fine was out of proportion and it would appeal the decision.
”CPR exposed a security vulnerability in WhatsApp…An attacker could have exploited the vulnerability to read sensitive information from WhatsApp memory,” CPR said in a statement.
It received 137 reports for account support, of which one was actioned, and 316 requests to ban accounts, the messaging giant said in its second compliance report under the new Information Technology Rules, 2021.
Earlier, the popular messaging application had stated that it is working on view once messages that would disappear forever after just being viewed once, GizmoChina reported on Thursday.
Cathcart said that he saw parallels between the attack against WhatsApp users in 2019, which is now the subject of a lawsuit brought by WhatsApp against NSO, and reports about a massive data leak which are at the centre of the Pegasus Project.
WhatsApp said that the ‘Joinable calls’ reduce the burden of answering a group call as it starts, and brings the spontaneity and ease of in-person conversations to group calling on WhatsApp.