Tag Archives: WhatsApp

WhatsApp Payments UPI-Based Feature Arrives in India on Android Phones, iPhone

WhatsApp Payments, based on UPI, is available to some users in the Attachments menu HIGHLIGHTS The WhatsApp feature is available to select users on v2.18.21 on iOS It is also available for select users on version 2.18.41 on Android WhatsApp Payments will based on Indian government’s UPI WhatsApp has reportedly started testing out its UPI-based payments feature in India. The… Read More »

WhatsApp Business App for SMEs Now Available in India

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp Business app is available for free download in India The app helps small businesses easily communicate with their customers WhatsApp for Business initiative was announced back in September 2017 Just days after its initial rollout, the WhatsApp Business app has now debuted in India. The standalone app offers a simple tool for small businesses to let them communicate with their… Read More »

WhatsApp Business App Launched for Small Businesses; Only Available on Android for Now

The WhatsApp Business standalone app was announced by Facebook on Wednesday in an effort to make business communication with customers more streamlined for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) on the popular messaging platform. A part of its WhatsApp for Business initiative that was first officially announced back in September last year and tested with businesses like BookMyShow and MakeMyTrip in India since, the… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Unveiled, WhatsApp Restricted Groups, Vodafone’s New Plans

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus images shared by Xiaomi executive WhatsApp Restricted Groups feature spotted in beta Vodafone unveils 5 new plans with unlimited calls We got the first official look at the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus today, ahead of their official launch on Thursday. Xiaomi global spokesperson Donovan Sung shared four images that gave… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7+ With Dual Camera Setup, Dual WhatsApp Support Launched: Price, Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J7+ became the latest entrant in the South Korean company’s popular ‘J’ series of affordable smartphones. The Galaxy J7+ has only been listed on the official Thailand website for now, with the handset’s specifications, price, and availability details for the Thai market released. However, there is no official word regarding its launch in other markets yet. The key feature… Read More »

ANDROID WARNING – Google Play apps can steal information from YOUR WhatsApp

Google Play hosted 20 apps that were capable of stealing personal information from popular programmes like WhatsApp, security experts have said. –– ADVERTISEMENT –– The apps exploited know vulnerabilities to “root” devices running older versions of Android and then bypass security protectons. The malicious programmes were then capable of accessing sensitive data stored in popular apps such as… Read More »

WhatsApp Starts Allowing Sharing of All File Types on Android, iPhone, Windows Phone: Reports

WhatsApp has long been used as a medium to share photos, videos, and even Word docs. And for those files that weren’t supported on WhatsApp, users tend to go the long route by uploading them first on the cloud, and then sharing the link for download. There are several other workarounds, including third-party apps, to get your unsupported… Read More »

WhatsApp allows teens to better express themselves, reveals study

WhatsApp groups may allow teenagers to better express themselves and develop closer relationships with their peers than classroom interactions, a new study has found. Youngsters around the world use the WhatsApp application as a means of interpersonal and group communication. Most of them spend many hours in this virtual world, particularly in the evening and at night when… Read More »

WhatsApp Suffers Major Outage on Wednesday, Second Time in Two Weeks

WhatsApp suffered an outage on Wednesday in many parts of the world, with users in India also experiencing issues sending and receiving chats. The WhatsApp outage comes just two weeks after another global outage. Embarrassingly for Facebook, the social media giant that owns the messaging service, its own apps went down less than a week later. As per… Read More »

WhatsApp User Data: Supreme Court Constitution Bench to Hear Case on Monday

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court will from Monday start examining the privacy policy of instant messaging service WhatsApp, which has come under challenge on the ground that it allegedly infringed on the fundamental rights. The crucial matter has been listed before a second constitution bench during the summer vacation. A five-judge constitution bench headed by… Read More »