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WhatsApp working on message reactions for iOS, Android

The feature gives users a quick and easy way to respond to a message without having to type out a lengthier text-based reply

04 Feb 2022 1:39 PM

WhatsApp launches pilot to enable financial inclusion across Karnataka, Maharashtra

WhatsApp India Head Abhijit Bose said the pilot aims to effect a behavioral transformation to digital payments at the grassroots

15 Dec 2021 1:12 PM

WhatsApp will hide 'last seen' status from strangers by default

Your status on WhatsApp lets other contacts know when you were online last, or if you're currently using the app

14 Dec 2021 3:19 PM

WhatsApp to let users set all chats to disappear by default

The Meta-owned messaging service also said it's giving users more options for how long before a message is deleted

07 Dec 2021 11:19 AM

Uber, WhatsApp announce partnership to launch ride-booking via WhatsApp in India

The first roll out on a pilot basis will take place in the northern city of Lucknow first, and will be expanded to other Indian cities soon

02 Dec 2021 12:48 PM

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Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance

Engineers scrambled to fix the problem on site, but this took time because of the extra layers of security, Janardhan said

06 Oct 2021 6:00 PM

Millions flock to Signal and Telegram after Facebook outage

Signal’s focus on privacy has made it a favorite for secure communications

05 Oct 2021 11:28 AM

Facebook says outage caused because of 'faulty configuration change'

The company apologized and said it is working to understand more about the cause

05 Oct 2021 9:56 AM

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down globally

Several users, including those in India, were unable to access WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook on both Android and iOS platforms

04 Oct 2021 10:33 PM

WhatsApp to add encrypted backups for messages

WhatsApp will only know that a key exists in an HSM, not the key itself or the associated password to unlock it

11 Sep 2021 2:44 PM

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WhatsApp may soon get quick message reactions like Messenger

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on bringing reactions to its platform

30 Aug 2021 1:40 PM

Delhi HC asks Centre to respond to pleas by FB, WhatsApp challenging IT Rules

The pleas have challenged the new rules on the grounds that they violate the right to privacy and are unconstitutional

27 Aug 2021 1:30 PM

COVID-19 vaccine slots can now be booked via WhatsApp

One needs to send 'Book Slot' to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp, verify and then follow the requisite steps

24 Aug 2021 1:22 PM

WhatsApp will now allow chat history transfers between iOS, Android

This feature will cover all transfers between iOS and Android phones, though it's unclear when it'll be available for all devices

11 Aug 2021 11:11 PM

WhatsApp launches 'View Once' feature

The feature will delete photos or videos from users' chats after they have been opened by the recipient

04 Aug 2021 5:56 PM

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WhatsApp to soon allow users transfer chat history from iOS to Android

Users could migrate their chat history from iOS to Android by using a 'Switch to Android' on the App Store

31 Jul 2021 2:53 PM

Delhi High Court to hear pleas of Facebook, WhatsApp challenging IT Rules in August

The new IT Rules, 2021 were announced by the government on February 25

30 Jul 2021 1:24 PM

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on plea challenging new IT Rules

Granting time to the Centre to file its counter affidavit, the court listed the plea for further hearing on September 13

22 Jul 2021 1:19 PM

WhatsApp to let users join group calls after they start

This new feature means you'll be able to join a call with your friends and family when you're ready

20 Jul 2021 12:54 PM

WhatsApp introduces multi-device support for its beta testers

WhatsApp has been developing this feature for quite some time and this new development by the platform is currently limited public beta test

16 Jul 2021 10:04 AM

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